Giving Tuesday Campaign Brings in Almost $90,000 for the University

By Katie Ward Can a country of consumers, one which spent over $11.5 billion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017, come together to raise money for its own communities and affect change in the world where it’s needed? The Catholic University of America and the founders of the Giving Tuesday campaign say “yes”. This Read More …

School of Engineering Discusses Climate Change in International Workshop

By Katie Ward Catholic University held its first ever international climate change seminar on Thursday, November 16th, to discuss various topics including the impacts of global warming, prospective energy substitutes, and the Paris Climate Agreement. Over 140 people registered to attend the event held in the Great Rooms of the Pryzbyla Center which was co-hosted Read More …

Campus-wide Energy Project Now Underway

By Katie Ward If you’ve had to walk through a suspicious-looking cloud of steam coming from a ground grate, forego a shower because your residence hall’s water was shut off, or dive out of the path of a car speeding between Pangborn and Gowan, then be relieved to know that the University has planned out Read More …

Interview with First-Ever University Architect

By Katie Ward The first-ever University Architect can’t believe students have had to wear down their own path on the hillside leading up to Centennial Village. Margaret Carney, previously the Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning and Management, was appointed to the new position of University Architect by President John Garvey last Monday, October 30th, Read More …

SGA Senate Discusses Arts Curriculum and Extended Student Restaurant Hours

By Katie Ward The Catholic University of America SGA Senate had its second meeting of the year on Monday, October 16th, in the Pryzbyla Center Great Room B. Further discussions concerning the arts curriculum reform and a resolution to increase the Student Restaurant operating hours were the main matters on the agenda. The meeting touched Read More …

One Nation, Under the Kochs

Guest Commentary by Katie Ward, Class of 2021 Billionaire Charles Koch is not known for being a friend of the Catholic Church, so why are his recent donations changing the business school’s curriculum, and his recent publications getting him a three-day conference at the school? Koch is well-known for being a leader of the national Read More …

Busch School’s Good Profit Conference Brings Charles Koch to Speak at Catholic

By Katie Ward Only at the Catholic University of America would students witness church leaders and business giants coming together to discuss how to improve society. The Good Profit: How Profitable Business Can be a Force for Good Conference, held in the Great Rooms in the Pryzbyla Center from October 4th-6th, was attended by over Read More …

New Budget Proposals Threaten Layoffs to Teaching Faculty

By Duane Paul Murphy The University is considering budget cuts for the 2018-2019 academic year that would include laying off professors and staff members and increased class sizes, according to four professors who have been briefed on the proposals. University Provost Andrew Abela has held meetings with professors last week to discuss the proposals. Though Read More …

Career Services Adapts Along With the Job Market

By Katie Ward A 2015 Cengage Learning study found that 80% of college seniors said that finding a job post-graduation is their primary goal. With the 21st century job market constantly evolving, it is hard for students to feel confident in their job search after graduation. The Office of Career Services at Catholic University of Read More …