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2012 Magazine Columns

  • Majestic Buildings, Beautiful Grounds

    The Catholic University of America Magazine, Fall 2012

    Each year when we welcome a new crop of students on move-in day, I meet a few moms and dads who are returning to campus after several or many years. Some of them are here to drop off a son or daughter for the second or third time. Others are alumni and recall being dropped off at Orientation by their parents many years ago. When I ask these veteran parents about the experience of returning to Catholic University, one reflection they share is particularly common: “Campus looks more beautiful than ever.”

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  • “Home” Improvement

    The Catholic University of America Magazine, Summer 2012

    Summer is here. Campus has quieted down, and we are reflecting on the passing of yet another academic year.

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  • Expanding Our Global Reach

    CUA Magazine, Spring 2012

    Back in early January, as the Washington, D.C., area was gearing up for another three months of winter, I hopped on a plane to sunny Argentina.  While we spend January preparing for another semester and enduring the bite of winter, Argentina is on summer vacation, registering temperatures regularly in the 80s and 90s.

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