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The following are PC news articles, in order of publication.
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Why Suffering?
Dr. Eleanore Stump presents Aquinas’ views on the existence of suffering in the Delasanta Honors Lecture.

Goodness and Gracious
Alumni and parents welcome Habitat for Humanity students with dinners and tales.

Business School Boost
PC’s School of Business rockets up Businessweek’s ranking of undergraduate programs.

Getting Students to Sleep
Armed with data, alumna, physician strive to improve student sleep habits.

Bridge Program Dawns
“Friar Foundations” aims to build first-year students’ academic, social confidence.

Heart and Soul in the NCAA
A Pep Band member’s story of the Friars’ trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Delasanta Lecture
Dr. Elenore Stump to discuss Aquinas’ response to why so much suffering exists in the world during annual Honors Lecture.

From Us, with Love
The Angell Foundation’s record $3.25 million gift to PC will benefit students in need.

PC’s 96th Commencement
Dr. Temple Grandin, an animal scientist and autism activist, will present the Commencement Address on May 18.

Spring Break Alternative
Students forego tradition on U.S., foreign service & study trips.

Engaging the Millennials
Randall Professor says a ‘graying’ Catholic Church needs to evangelize young adults.

Service Across Borders
Students in service-learning courses travel abroad with extra intercultural preparation, reflect on the experience upon return.

Celebrating Aquinas
Feast day marked with annual lecture, book awards, and post-Mass bash.

Networking Night
Alumni, students build professional connections at annual event.

Long Shot
One-armed basketball player Kevin Laue describes his path to Division I team thanks to those who helped him along the way.

Civil Rights Beacons
Fifty-plus years later, Freedom Riders recount their stories to PC audience.

Propelled by YouTube
Biologist, students analyze videos of flying, swimming animals to define universal rules for bending.

Shaping Values
At School of Business conference, students consider their values as leaders.

Art of Science
Scientists’ research images reexamined, celebrated as art.

These Shining Lives
Guest artists, students work together on These Shining Lives production.

National Ambitions
With Northeast crown in tow, PC students aim for U.S. Ethics Bowl title.

Taking the Lead
PC students direct leadership workshop for high schoolers.

Live from PC!
Students join live radio broadcast of “The Catholic Guy” on SiriusXM.

A Day On for MLK
Students mark King holiday by working with neighbors to clean community.

Freedom Riders
Three civil rights workers will present annual MLK Lecture.

Winter Service
Students spend final vacation days serving others at home and abroad.

‘The Catholic Guy’ Live
Lino Rulli to broadcast his SiriusXM radio show live from campus.​

MLK’s Legacy
Students consider the civil rights leader’s legacy while performing community service in Smith Hill.

Architectural Award
Ruane Center receives national design award.

Arts Walk
PC’s new arts district boasts features to support learning, aesthetics.

Heavenly Work
Vatican astronomer Rev. Christopher J. Corbally, S.J. explains his mission.

A New Generation
Alumni, children learn how to navigate the college admission process on Legacy Admission Information Day.

Finish Line
PC student-athletes help girls complete 5K.

International Ethics
Elizabeth Jennes ’14 selected for business ethics conference in Belgium.

A Zest for Life
Wheelchair can’t slow Francisco Oller ’16, who wants to motivate others.

Engaged in Science
Dr. Yinsheng Wan uses grant to teach lab skills to high schoolers.

Seeing Stars
President of the Vatican’s National Committee for Astronomy will present the St. Albert the Great Lecture.

College Scholars
More than 100 students join the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Student Investment
Santander Bank renews grants agreement with PC for 7 years.

On the Run
More than 100 student-athletes to volunteer at 5K for preteen girls.

Honors Program Message
The lessons of Western Civilization last throughout life, Katherine Helming ’09 says.

Beloved Priest & Professor
Rev. James A. Driscoll, O.P. ’51, retired theology professor, dies.

The Perfect Speaker
Dick Hoyt, who runs marathons with his disabled son, headlines Freshman Family Weekend.

Walk to Remember
Michelle La France ’14 organizes Alzheimer’s fundraiser in honor of her father.

Running for a Cause
Fourth annual Friar 5K raises $12,000 for student scholarships.

McCullough’s Advice
Study liberal arts ‘with your whole heart and soul — you won’t regret it.’

Pope Francis’ Mission
Professor says the pope is moving the Church away from centralized authority in Rome.

Mission and Ministry
Rev. R. Gabriel Pivarnik, O.P. named new vice president for Mission and Ministry.

Be Prepared
PC hosts FEMA for regional conference.

The Portly President
Dr. Deborah Levine’s research into William H. Taft’s diet draws national attention.

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