Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies Announcements
2013-2014 Graduate Announcements
The 2013-2014 edition of The Catholic University of America Graduate Announcements have been published, and are available by clicking here. These announcements govern graduate studies at The Catholic University of America, and all graduate students should be familiar with these requirements.
Update to the Doctoral Dissertation Handbook
The 2013-2014 Edition of the Doctoral Dissertation Handbook has been released. This edition is now considered the only valid handbook for doctoral students at CUA, and must be used by all doctoral students who are writing a dissertation or defending their dissertation after May 3, 2013.
Survey of Earned Doctorates Update
The Survey of Earned Doctorates has now moved to a fully-online system. All students, as the last part of their doctoral deposit process, must complete the SED at sed.norc.org/doctorate. This is a requirement for graduation from CUA, and must be completed. If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate Studies office.
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CUA News and Happenings (2013-2014 Academic Year)
Graduate students can always keep up with events of campus by visiting This Week @ CUA.
Christmas Concert to Benefit Bethlehem House (November 26, 2013): The Christmas Concert for Charity benefits Bethlehem House, which provides Christian residential communities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Press Conference with Former Ambassador (November 26, 2013): The Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies will hold a press conference with Suzan Johnson Cook, former United States Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom.
Supreme Knight to Receive Patronal Medal (November 26, 2013): The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will award the Patronal Medal to Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, during a Mass at noon on Monday, Dec. 9, in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica.
CUA Press is Blessed (November 21, 2013): The Catholic University of America Press found a way to celebrate University Press Week that was unique to its mission.
Events to Usher In Christmas Season (November 21, 2013): Catholic University will celebrate the Christmas season with events that take place over the course of the next month.
CUA Named to List of Best Colleges for Veterans (November 20, 2013): The Catholic University of America was ranked 24th nationally by U.S. News & World Report in its inaugural listing of the “Best Colleges for Veterans.”
$1.5 Million for Principled Entrepreneurship Studies (November 12, 2013): Catholic University has received a commitment of $1 million from the Charles Koch Foundation and $500,000 from the Busch Family Foundation to support research into the role principled entrepreneurship can and should play in improving society’s well-being.
Four Professors Honored For Teaching Excellence (November 8, 2013): Four professors were honored Nov. 7 at Catholic University’s annual teaching awards ceremony and reception, held at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.
Exploring Global Perspectives in Medicine (October 24, 2013): CUA grad Timmy Le learned about culture within medicine while volunteering in Vietnam's National Acupuncture Hospital's pediatric cerebral palsy unit.
"Sweet Charity" to Be Presented October 18-20 (October 15, 2013): The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Sweet Charity," the musical about one woman’s trust and faith in others despite continued heartbreak October 18, 19, and 20.
Event to Explore Catholic Activism in Americas (October 15, 2013): Catholic University will host the conference "Catholic Activism in the Americas, 1891–1962: New Comparative and Transnational Approaches" on October 17 and October 18.
Symposium on the New Evangelization (October 4, 2013): The School of Theology and Religious Studies, along with Theological College, will host a “Symposium on the New Evangelization.”
Catholic University Welcomes Chen Guangcheng (October 2, 2013): Chinese Human Rights Advocate Affiliates with CUA's Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies.
CUA Named to Military Friendly Schools List (September 17, 2013): The Catholic University of America has been named to the Military Friendly Schools list by Victory Media.
Scholars Examine Religious Freedom (September 12, 2013): Church leaders and scholars examine the relationship of human rights to religious freedom in the Holy Land with the hope of contributing to the peace process.
Biology Symposium Keynote Address (September 10, 2013): “Smithsonian Conservation Science — Saving Species on the Brink” is the topic of the biology research symposium keynote.
Fall Philosophy Lecture Series on Islamic Lands (September 4, 2013): The School of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America presents its 46th annual Fall Lecture Series, which this year will explore the theme “Philosophy in the Islamic Lands.”
Architect to Deliver Address as New Walton Critic (September 4, 2013): As Walton Critic, Silvestrin will deliver a lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m., titled “Can architecture uplift our spirit and prevent the weight of materialism from crushing us?” in the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies’ Koubek Auditorium.
Barnes & Noble Coming to Monroe Street Market (September 4, 2013): The Catholic University of America and the Bozzuto Group announced that Barnes & Noble @ Catholic University Booksellers will serve as a retail anchor for Monroe Street Market.
Catholic Teaching and the Jews – A Revolution? (September 3, 2013): The Department of History and the School of Theology and Religious Studies present “Catholic Teaching and the Jews — A Revolution? Discussing John Connelly’s From Enemy to Brother.”
Mass of the Holy Spirit Opens Academic Year (August 29, 2013): The Mass of the Holy Spirit marks the official opening of the 2013-14 academic year.
New Students Set For Orientation (August 22, 2013): The Catholic University of America will welcome more than 950 new students and their families on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23 for the start of Orientation 2013. The move-in date for returning students is Saturday, August 24.
Recent CUA News and Happenings (Summer 2013)
Music School Presents Fall Concerts (August 8, 2013): Students and faculty will offer a variety of performances during the fall semester.
Students Learn Cultural Lessons at Festival (July 22, 2013): Students got a unique opportunity to interact with a group of Bolivian healers and weavers as volunteers at the annual Folklife Festival.
Students and President to Attend World Youth Day (July 18, 2013): CUA students and President Garvey attend World Youth Day in Rio de Janiero.
CUA Students Build Monument in Ireland (June 25, 2013): A dozen architecture students from CUA constructed an architectural installation and cultural legacy marker in Ireland.
Fall and Winter 2013 Edition of The Catholic University of America Press Catalog Available (June 19, 2013): The 2013–2014 fall and winter books edition of The Catholic University of America Press catalog is now available.
University Mourns the Passing of its 11th President (June 14, 2013): Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., who served as University President from 1978 to 1982, passed away June 13.
New Book Features Works of Pope Emeritus (May 23, 2013): CUA Press has published a collection of Pope Benedict XVI's major addresses on Catholic education.
Recent CUA News and Happenings (Spring 2013 Semester)
CUA Signs MOU with Chinese University (April 16, 2013): A Memorandum of Understanding between Southeast University in China and Catholic University establishes a joint international institute to study transportation issues.
New Dean Appointed to NCSSS (April 2, 2013): President Garvey has appointed Will C. Rainford as the Dean of the University’s National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS).
Students Share Excitement About New Pope (March 13, 2013): At approximately 7:05 p.m. in Rome, white smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel.
CUA President’s Statement on New Pope (March 13, 2013): Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected Pope by the cardinal electors gathered in the Sistine Chapel.
Master's Students Present Architecture Project (March 8, 2013): Master's students in the Urban Practice Concentration presented proposals at New York City's Center for Architecture for an historic elevated rail line.
Solar Decathlon Team Kicks Off Construction (February 27, 2013): Students from The Catholic University of America, American University, and The George Washington University work together as Team Capitol DC in Solar Decathlon.
University Mourns the Passing of its 13th President (February 23, 2013): Brother Patrick Ellis, F.S.C., who served as The Catholic University of America’s President from 1992 to 1998, passed away Feb. 21 at the age of 84.
Former Swiss Guard Shares Papal Insights (February 22, 2013): A former member of the Swiss Guard and director of entrepreneurship in the School of Business and Economics reflects on the papacy.
Many Parts, One Body: The Beauty of Black Catholics in the United States (February 21, 2013): This symposium will explore the faith of black Catholics in the United States.
CUA and Peace Corps Announce New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership (February 21, 2013): The Peace Corps and The Catholic University of America announce a new initiative that provides graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers. Read more about this partnership.
Ph.D. Student Discovers the True Size of a Neighboring Galaxy (February 8, 2013): Rafael Eufrasio, a physics Ph.D. student at Catholic University, showed that this spiral galaxy is much bigger than previously thought.
Team to Survey Early Childhood Services (January 23, 2013): An interdisciplinary team at The Catholic University of America has embarked on a three-year project to identify best practices in early childhood development by Catholic schools and Catholic Charities nationally that will be used to enhance services in Washington, D.C.
Incoming Law School Dean Asks Students to be "All In" for CUA Law Experience (January 18, 2013)
President Appoints Dean of New Business School (January 18, 2013): The Catholic University of America announced today that Andrew Abela has been appointed Dean of the School of Business and Economics.
New Business School at CUA (January 1, 2013): The Catholic University of America announces the formation of the new School of Business and Economics, which will be distinctively Catholic and character based.
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