Videos of the Inauguration and Inaugural Year Programs
Rev. Ian Ker, one of the world’s leading experts on Newman and a senior research fellow in theology at Oxford University, delivered a lecture on April 26, 2011 on the topic “Newman’s Idea of a University — Some Misunderstandings.”
Janne Haaland Matlary, professor of international politics at the University of Oslo and at the Norwegian Military Staff College delivered a lecture on April 19, 2011 on the topic "When Might Becomes Human Rights."
April focused on the cardinal virtue of fortitude, which is defined as living with strength of character. Read more about the cardinal virtues program.
Martin Nowak, director of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University lectured on "Evolution and Christianity" on March 22, 2011, in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center.
March is devoted to the cardinal virtue of temperance, which is defined as mastering the balanced life. Read more about the cardinal virtues program.
William Mattison, assistant professor of moral theology in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, spoke about how the cardinal virtues can make a difference in living a good life. The talk was part of the Dialogue on Demand series.
February is devoted to the cardinal virtue of prudence, which is defined as discernment and pursuit of the good. Read more about the cardinal virtues program.
Acclaimed theologian and musical composer Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev of the Russian Orthodox Church spoke at Catholic University on the intersection of faith and music on Feb. 9, 2011, in Caldwell Auditorium.
Students, faculty, and staff filled the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Jan. 27, 2011, for a Mass celebrating the Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas. Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, O.P., secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, was the principal celebrant and homilist.
At his inauguration as the 15th President of The Catholic University of America, John Garvey noted that “the cultivation of virtue prepares the ground for the work of the intellect.” Full text of Garvey's speech.
The inauguration Mass and ceremony at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., marked the formal investiture of John Garvey as the 15th president of The Catholic University of America. Full coverage of the inauguration.
January is devoted to the cardinal virtue of justice, which is defined as “the moral virtue that consists in the constant and firm will to give due to God and neighbor.” Read more about cardinal virtues program.
Six Catholic University faculty members offered answers to the question, “What does faith have to do with intellect?” in front of an audience of nearly 250 people on Jan. 18, 2011. Read more about inaugural year programs.
According to CUA education scholar Merylann Schuttloffel, the Jan. 25 inauguration of John Garvey as the 15th President of The Catholic University of America will reflect his unique role in American Catholic life. Read the full story.