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Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Announcements 

The Spring Graduation Deposit Deadline Is Here!

This was an excellent year in terms of academic production by our graduate students, especially in terms of depositing theses and dissertations for graduation!

This academic year (August 2015 through May 2016), we had

  • 30 Master's theses deposited (up 15.38% from last year)
  • 34 Licentiate theses deposited (up 13.33% from last year)
  • 97 Doctoral dissertations and projects deposited (up 5.43% from last year)

Our 161 deposits represents an 8.78% increase from last year's total of 148 deposits, and is the highest total number of deposits in seven years. This was the most theses deposited in that span, and two off the record number of dissertation deposits.

Congratulations to all of our graduating master's, licentiate, and doctoral students for your academic achievements and productivity!

Casey Family Programs Summer Internship

Casey Family Programs is looking for a graduate level intern in their Public Policy office in Washington, DC. Ideally, the intern is focused on policy, but has an interest in child welfare or social services. The intern would attend events and briefings as a representative of Casey Family Programs and be able to report back to the team on what was shared. They will also act in the capacity of a research assistant on research projects as assigned. This internship is paid an hourly rate and is flexible to the number of hours per week. Brief interviews would be conducted with interested students before making the selection.

Casey Family Programs is the nation's largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. The Casey Family Programs mission is to provide and improve - and ultimately prevent the need for - foster care.

For more information, contact Heidi Tobaben, Manager of Recruiting, at, or visit the Casey Family Programs website at

Other Scholarship and Research Opportunities

A comprehensive listed of current scholarship and research opportunities can be found in the Funding and Research Opportunities section of the Graduate Studies website. 

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Contact Information

Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
116 McMahon Hall
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20064
Main Phone: (202) 319-5247
Fax: (202) 319-6174