's academic year is filled with cultural events and stories that enrich the campus community and celebrate the diversity of our students.


Honors the 50th Anniversary of the Partnership Program with Event, New Documentary

’s first graduates of the Partnership Program — created in the wake of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — were featured in a documentary about the program.


University, Foreign Diplomats Celebrate Cultural Exchange on World Portuguese Language Day

University, Foreign Diplomats Celebrate Cultural Exchange on World Portuguese Language Day

The annual is an opportunity to celebrate the global connections at . This year, diplomats from several Portuguese-speaking countries attended a crowded May 5 event featuring live music, poetry readings, cultural awareness activities, and food. 

Chinese language learning students perform a popular Taiwanese dance at the Chinese Cultural Showcase hosted by  Asian Studies Dec. 2.

Director Reflects on First Year With Asian Studies Program

As the academic year comes to a close, , director of Asian Studies, reflected on her first year at and how the interest in studying Asian cultures has grown on campus.

Students at the annual dance in February

A Look Back At Black History Month: Celebrating Change, Inspiring New Leaders

The Cardinal community celebrated Black History Month with open forums, panel discussions, a field trip to the National Museum of African American History, and movie and music nights.

Gloria Purvis speaks to students at .

Gloria Purvis Tells Students Catholics Are Crucial To Ending Racism

Gloria Purvis, an author, commentator, host and executive producer told a capacity crowd of students at Campus Ministry’s CUA on Tap, held Feb. 16, that Catholics have a critical role in defending life, religious liberty, and racial justice.

Black students find their voices, inspiration at University

Black students find their voices, inspiration at University

At , the campus celebrates Black History Month in a way that honors contributions and accomplishments with

New Our Lady of Guadalupe tradition brings diverse campus community together

New Our Lady of Guadalupe tradition brings diverse campus community together

Members of the community gathered at dawn on Dec. 12 to sing to Our Lady of Guadalupe as the sun rose on her feast day, celebrating with the Mexican tradition of mañanitas (“little mornings,” in Spanish for the first time on campus).

Angel Parham, Anika Prather, and Sr. Mary Agnes Greiffendorf, O.P.

Black Educators Make the Case for Classics for All Students at Institute for the Transformation of Catholic Education Event

(ITCE) at co-sponsored a discussion and book signing with Classical Academic Press on Nov. 8 about efforts to reclaim the value of the Western canon for all students in light of the book .

Sister Thea Bowman

Thea Bowman Committee Marks A Year Advancing Diversity and Inclusion

It has been one year since the release of the Sister Thea Bowman Committee Report, which proposed a number of recommendations to embrace ’s racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity on campus.