At The Catholic University of America, our faculty and students are immersed in a culture of research. In fact, every year, we spend a whole day celebrating the work going on at the University in our annual Research Day. Whether you’re an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student, opportunities abound for you to participate in cutting-edge research projects in every program of study.
Here you'll find just a sample of what's going on at CatholicU.
“We’re made in a way to make sense of the universe,” Dominguez said.Learn More
Scholars, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and faith leaders gathered in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center on Nov. 3 for the first-ever NOVITATE Conference to discuss how to break free of stifling social pressure to conform to the world and renew spheres as diverse as business, media, politics, and education to better promote human flourishing.Learn More
Chris Castrogiovanni, M.Arch. candidate, leaned in as he carefully fit together 70-year-old metal rods, or struts, from one of the first large-scale, self-supporting geodesic domes in the world and the first in North America. the The structure was reconstructed inside the iconic Flag Hall of the National Museum of American History, July 5 to 7, through a partnership between the museum and Catholic University’s School of Architecture and Planning.Learn More
The Catholic University of America has received a $64.1 million research award from NASA to fund a cooperative agreement with CatholicU’s Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences and five other local partnersLearn More
Research takes place in all 12 of our schools. Explore the research projects currently underway and meet the faculty leading those projects.