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Global News and Events

This webpage is dedicated to internationally-oriented news and events of interest to the CUA community. To have an item added to the webpage, please contact the Center for Global Education at (202) 319-4698 or


Dr. Ortiz Visits Chile - March 17, 2015

Read the article featuring Dr. Mario Ortiz regarding his recent visit to the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso.




Bishop Moth Visits CUA - March 2, 2015

Learn about Bishop Moth's first visit to CUA and his thoughts on the partnership between CUA sand St. Mary's University.

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CUA and Australian Catholic University Launch New Rome Center - January 7, 2015

CUA and ACU have come together to create a joint Rome Center just a mile from the Vatican. Read the full article here.
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Offers New Travel Grants and Scholarships
The Department of Modern Languages is offering grants and scholarships to students with an undergraduate major in a modern language. They are offering the Alessandro S. Crisafulli Travel Grant for fall and spring semester programs, as well as a Modern Languages Summer Study Stipend. Learn about all of the opportunities here.


Two CUA Faculty Receive Prestigious Fulbright Fellowships for Brazil

The Center for Global Education is most pleased to congratulate Dr. Jandro Abot and Dr. Daniel Colón, who were awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program fellowships.

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CUA Professor Selected for Diaspora Brazil Award 

Duilia de Mello, an associate professor in CUA's Physics Department, was named one of the top 100 most influential Brazilians of 2014 and won the Diaspora Brazil Award. View the article in Portuguese or English.
In October she was featured in the Brazilian magazine Contigo. Read the article in Portuguese or English about her career in astronomy.



Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program at CUA: A Successful Partnership

This program commenced in January of 2012, when seven students were awarded full scholarships by the Brazilian government to spend one year abroad at CUA. Read full report.




Global Fest featuring Embassy Row

Fifth annual Global Fest featuring Embassy Row, a great cultural festival! View all the pictures from this event here.




 Gale Features Collections from CUA's Oliveira Lima Library

Gale Blazes New Trails for Global Researchers with Digitized Collections of Rare Historical Material including CUA's Oliveira Lima Library.

Read the full article here.