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November 18 to November 24, 2002

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Monday, Nov. 18
5 p.m., Eric Ormsby, a major American poet and former director of libraries at CUA, and A. G. Harmon, an award winning novelist and legal writing instructor at CUA, 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.

6:45 p.m., the Office of the Dean of Students sponsors a program designed to help students become more aware of issues affecting society and the campus community. Neil Irvin will discuss the language and culture surrounding sexual assault; strategies for challenging and changing that culture; and how students can support sexual assault survivors. Gowan Auditorium. This program is open to the campus community, and freshmen are required to attend this event or the one on Wednesday, Nov. 20. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at wellness@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Noon, the Office of Institutional Advancement and the Office of Sponsored Programs present an Institutional Advancement brown bag seminar. The session will demonstrate how to write a funding proposal with an effective strategy for defining and measuring success and a plan for implementing results of the project. It will also stress the importance of formal and informal reports and how to deal with problems when they arise. Participants may bring a bag lunch. Soft drinks and desserts will be provided. Leahy Conference Room. Space is limited. Call 202-319-6913 or 202-319-6904 for more information or to reserve a seat.

12:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute Brown Bag Series presents "Churches, Community and Social Capital: The Role of Congregations in Social Welfare in Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Kenosha," a lecture by LCI Visiting Scholar Jo Anne Schneider. LCI Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

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.

5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "Royal and Imperial Saints in the Roman Liturgy: Icons of the Kingdom," a lecture by the Rev. Neil J. Roy, assistant professor of theology. Light refreshments will follow. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5794.

5:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics continues its fall lecture series on Functional Analysis and Related Fields. "Distances Between Banach Spaces" will be presented by Associate Professor of Mathematics Mikhail Ostrovskii. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information, contact Alexander Levin at 202-319-5221.

6:45 p.m., the Office of the Dean of Students sponsors a program designed to help students become more aware of issues affecting society and the campus community. Mindy Hurt conducts a workshop on oppression. The session is designed to help students identify sources of oppression; experience the impact of racism, gay bashing and gender degradation in the United States; and explore oppression's cost to individuals, the university community and society. Caldwell Auditorium. This program is open to the campus community, and freshmen are required to attend this event or the one on Monday, Nov. 18. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at wellness@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 21
7:30 p.m., the Program Board student organization and the offices of the university center, student programs and events; associate dean of students; and multicultural student services present a lecture by Zonnie Gorman, whose father was a Navajo code talker during World War II. Ms. Gorman will discuss the important role played by the Navajo code talkers during the war. Gowan Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5291.
Friday, Nov. 22
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CUA, George Washington University and the Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., present the Washington Area Finance Association's fall research conference. Larry Harris, chief economist at SEC, will speak on "Regulatory Challenges at the Securities and Exchange Commission." University Center West. For more information, contact Reza Saidi at 202-319-4692 or saidi@cua.edu, or Arthur Wilson at 202-994-8058 or ajw1@gwu.edu.

2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its Franklin J. Matchette Foundation 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.

5 p.m., the CUA Native American Law Students Association and the CUA Environmental Law Students Association present "Hot Topics: in Native American Law." Speakers will include Joe Browder, adviser to the Native American Rights Fund; John Harte, general counsel to the National Indian Gaming Association; Kyle Nayback, deputy director of the Office of Tribal Justice at DOJ; and Keith Harper, past president of the Native American Bar Association of Washington, D.C. The event is free and open to the public. Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom, Columbus School of Law. For more information, contact Claire Morrisset at 52morisset@cua.edu or call CUA Law Student Life at 202-319-6126.

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. 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.

Upcoming Events
Monday, Nov. 25
1 p.m., Associate Professor Diane Bunce presents "The Chemistry of Your Thanksgiving Dinner," a demonstration in which she addresses questions such as how a turkey timer works, why muffins rise and how antacids work. The event is free and open to the public. Rice Auditorium, Maloney Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5385.

8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Town and Gown Singers directed by Professor Leo Nestor. The event is free and open to the public. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Wednesday, Dec. 4
5:30 p.m., Cyprian Davis, O.S.B., professor of church history at St. Meinrad Seminary, will receive the Johannes Quasten Medal and deliver a lecture on "Opening the Doors of History: Black Catholics in America and a Forgotten Past." Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5683.

Friday, Dec. 6
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its fall lecture series with a lecture titled "Realistically Speaking: How Science Fumbles, and Sometimes Forges, Ahead," presented by Susan Haack of the University of Miami. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

5:15 p.m., CUA holds the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The event features carols, readings, prayers and a reflection by the Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M. Cookies and cider will be provided. McMahon Circle. For more information, call 202-319-5600.

8 p.m., the annual Christmas concert will feature the Choir of the Basilica directed by Peter Latona, and the CUA Chorus and Symphony conducted by Professor Leo Nestor. Donations will collected for the Jeanne Jugan Residence of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Sunday, Dec. 8
4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Chamber Singers, conducted by Leo Nestor. The event is free and open to the public. Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Road, N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Announcements
Benefits Information
Leslie Robey, CUA's Aetna Inc. representative, will be on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. to meet with employees. Leahy Hall, first floor conference room. Appointments, though unnecessary, will be taken. For information or to make an appointment, call the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5262.

Immigrant Registration
The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service has expanded its registration requirements to include nonimmigrant males aged 16 and older from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan and Libya. Men from these countries who entered the United States prior to Sept. 11, 2002, must report by Dec. 16 to the local INS office to register. Individuals subject to these requirements who fail to register by this date will be considered illegally present in the United States.

These requirements apply only to individuals from these five countries who are considered to be nonimmigrants in the United States, and do not apply to naturalized citizens, permanent residents, individuals granted asylum or those who have applied for asylum prior to Nov. 6, 2002.

For more information, call the Office of International Student and Scholar Services at 202-319-5618, or visit this site.

CRUX Submissions Call
CRUX, a CUA literary magazine, announces its first call for submissions. All genres are welcome. CRUX is open to the entire CUA community. Submissions can be dropped off at the University Center East Main Lounge information desk or e-mailed to cua-crux@cua.edu. Paper submissions should be in Times New Roman and stapled. The submission deadline is Monday, Nov. 25.

Power Outages
The following power outages are scheduled between Nov. 25 and Jan. 3:

Monday, Nov. 25, 7-8 a.m., Campus wide (except C.V., Hannan, Law, LCI, North D.H., Flather, Ryan, Regan, Curley Court and Millennium)

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7-8 a.m., Campus wide (except C.V., Hannan, Law, LCI, North D.H., Flather, Ryan, Regan, Curley Court and Millennium)

Monday, Dec. 2, 8-8:45 a.m., Flather, Regan, St. Vincent's, Ryan, North D.H. and Grounds

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 6-9 a.m., LCI

Monday, Dec. 16, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Centennial Village

Thursday, Dec. 26, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Power Plant, Crough, Pangborn, McMahon, Stucco and McCarthy

Friday, Dec. 27, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Leahy, Caldwell, Ward, Curley, Salve Regina and Hartke

Monday, Dec. 30, 7 a.m.-noon, Gowan, Nursing-Biology, McCort Ward, Maloney, Mullen and Power Plant

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., University Center, Keane, Shahan, Conaty, Spalding and Spellman

Thursday, Jan. 2, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., Ryan, Regan, Flather, St. Vincent's, North Dining Hall and Grounds

Thursday, Jan. 2, momentary outages throughout the day, LCI, Law, Millennium, C.V., Hannan, Power Plant, Flather, Ryan, Regan, Gowan, McCort Ward, Nursing-Biology, Crough, Maloney and Pangborn

Friday, Jan. 3, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Hannan, C.V., Millennium, LCI and Law



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