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November 4 to November 10, 2002

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Tuesday, Nov. 5
4:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents the Pope John XXIII Lecture, delivered by the Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, editor of First Things and president of the Institute for Religion and Public Life. Rev. Neuhaus will speak on "The Persistence of the Catholic Moment." Slowinski Auditorium, Columbus School of Law. For more information, call 202-319-5438.

5:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics continues its fall lecture series on Functional Analysis and Related Fields with "Difference Galois Theory" by Alexander Levin, associate professor. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information, contact Mikhail Ostrovskii at 202-319-5221.

6 p.m., the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Program at the School of Nursing presents a lecture by David Jobes, associate professor of psychology, entitled "Adolescent Suicide." Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-6451.

Friday, Nov. 8
Noon, the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs and the CUA Center for the Study of Culture and Values present a forum at the National Press Club to review the national election results in light of CUA politics Professor John K. White's new book, The Values Divide. Also participating in the forum are John Zogby, public opinion analyst; James Zogby, president of the Arab American Institute; Charles A. Kromkowski, senior fellow of the Center for the Study of Religion and Democracy; John Kromkowski, president of the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs; Alfred Rotondaro, former executive director of the National Italian American Foundation; and George F. McLean, O.M.I., president of the international Council for Research in Values and Philosophy. To attend the luncheon, call 202-319-6098.

2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its Franklin J. Matchette Foundation fall lecture series with "Truth as the Bond of Being," presented by John Milbank of the University of Virginia. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the 16th annual Robert N. Nicolich Lecture, "From Les Precieuses ridicules to Les Femmes savantes: Moliere and the Novel," presented by Professor Richard Goodkin of the University of Wisconsin. Reception to follow. Herzfeld Auditorium, Hannan Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5240.

5:15 p.m., a free introductory yoga class is offered for anyone who is interested. Upstairs dance studio, DuFour Center. For more information, contact Jone Dowd at 202-319-6043 or at dowd@cua.edu.


Upcoming Events
Monday, Nov. 11
6 p.m., the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops celebrate the opening liturgy for their annual fall meeting. Bishop William Skylstad, conference vice president, will be the homilist. Catholic University students, faculty and staff are invited to the Mass. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5600.

7 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning continues its fall 2002 lecture series with a panel discussion moderated by Mina Marefat, director, Design Research, Inc. Panel members will include Riitta Nikula of the University of Helsinki, Scott Poole of the Virginia Institute of Technology, Jane Loeffler of the University of Maryland and Vyt Gureckas of The Catholic University of America. The event will be held at the Embassy of Finland, 3301 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call Vyt Gureckas at 202-319-5644 or e-mail him at gureckas@cua.edu.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
2 p.m., the Center for American Catholic Studies presents "The Catholic Vote, 2002," a symposium featuring Mark Rozell, professor of politics, John White, professor of politics, John Zogby, president and CEO of Zogby International, and Tom Edsall of The Washington Post. The event is free and open to the public. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

5:30 p.m., the School of Religious Studies presents the inaugural lecture of Gosta Hallonsten, the first Carl J. Peter Chair of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism. Entitled "Vision of God -- Vision of Unity," the lecture is free and open to the public. Herzfeld Auditorium, Hannan Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5683.

6 p.m., Metropolitan College and the Educational Opportunity Center sponsor a financial aid workshop that will feature information about federal financial aid programs and other sources of aid. The event, scheduled during Education Week, is free and open to the public. Scullen Room, Pangborn Hall. For more information, call at 202-319-5256.

Wednesday, Nov. 13
8 p.m., the Program Board student organization and the University Center, Student Programs and Events office are sponsoring a free presentation of the Capitol Steps comedy troupe. Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5291.

Thursday, Nov. 14
12:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute Brown Bag Series presents the lecture "How the Internet Builds Society: Developing the Info-Age in Developing Countries" by Jon Anderson, professor of anthropology. LCI Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

7 p.m., the Center for Irish Studies is sponsoring John Bruton, a member of the Praesidium of the Convention for the Future of Europe and former prime minister of Ireland, who will speak on the European Union, its future and Ireland's role in that future. The event is free and open to the public. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Christina Mahony at 202-319-5488 or by e-mail at mahonyc@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov 14, to Sunday, Nov. 17
Nov. 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2 p.m., the drama department presents "Ah, Wilderness," a coming-of-age comedy set at the dawn of the 20th century by Eugene O'Neill and directed by Karen Berman. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 per person for groups of 10 or more, $8 for senior citizens and CUA staff, faculty and alumni and $3 for students and children. The Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

Friday, Nov. 15
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its fall lecture series with "Religion and Science, Faith and Reason: Some Pascalian Reflections," presented by Daniel Garber of Princeton University. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

Friday, Nov. 15, to Sunday, Nov. 17
Nov. 15-16 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Amahl and the Night Visitors," an opera by Gian Carlo Menotti. Samuel Bill conducts and Elaine R. Walter directs. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Ward Recital Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

Saturday, Nov. 16, to Sunday, Nov. 17
Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hajime Teri Murai. The concerts are free and open to the public. The Historic Takoma Theatre, 6833 4th St N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Monday, Nov. 18
5 p.m., Eric Ormsby, a major American poet currently living in Montreal, and A. G. Harmon, an award winning novelist, will read from their works, with a book signing to follow. The event is sponsored by the University Honors Program, the English department, the Office of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, the Columbus School of Law, the Friends of the Library and the Graduate Student Association. It is free and open to the public. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5488.

Wednesday, Nov. 20
4 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service and the School of Nursing continue their fall lecture series with "Restoring Hope in Children Following 9/11" by Deborah Shelton, project manager and adjunct associate professor. Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5454.

Friday, Nov. 22
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its fall lecture series with "Truth in Twentieth Century Ethics," presented by David Solomon of the University of Notre Dame. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

Saturday, Nov. 23
8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Women's Ensemble directed by Diana V. Saez. The event is free and open to the public. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception - Crypt Church, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Sunday, Nov. 24
2 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Jazz Ensemble directed by Paul Scimonelli. The event is free and open to the public. John Paul Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Health & Safety
Discarded Cell Phones Present Environmental Hazard
According to a study reported by Associated Press, Americans will discard 130 million cellular phones annually within three years, producing 65,000 tons of trash, including toxic metals. The environmental and public health impact of this waste may be of significant concern. Many cell phone companies offer trade-in programs where you can bring in your old phone and receive a voucher for a new phone. You can also donate phones to a domestic violence shelter or to your local Goodwill charity. But check first to verify that the organization will take such items. For more information, contact Joe Beres at 202-319-6112.



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