Media Seek Out Faculty, Students for Pope Reaction

Media Seek Out Faculty, Rome Students for Reaction to Selection of New Pope

From national media outlets like NBC Nightly News and CBS News to local network news affiliates, UD students, staff and faculty have been sought out to share their expertise, thoughts and experiences with onlookers from around globe.

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PHOTO: Rome students Alex Taylor and Clare Myers await the announcement of the new pope in St. Peter's Square.

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