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February 24 to March 2, 2003

Monday, Feb. 24
4:30 p.m., Professor Geoffrey Wainwright of Duke University receives the Annual Ecumenism Award from the Washington Theological Consortium. A lecture and reception will follow. The event is cosponsored by the School of Religious Studies. Caldwell Lounge. For more information, call 202-319-5683.

6 p.m. to 7 p.m. As part of the Black History Month commemoration, the offices of the dean of students and human resources present "When We Were Kings," an Academy Award-winning documentary about the 1974 heavyweight championship fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. University Center, Main Lounge. For more information, contact Al Sullivan Jr., CUA's manager of training and development, at 202-319-5353, or Akima Rogers, director of Multicultural Student Services, at 202-319-5619.

Monday, Feb. 24, and Tuesday, Feb. 25
The School of Nursing and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music present "Music Thanatology: Implications for Care of the Dying." In a two-day residency, harpist, singer and composer Therese Schroeder-Sheker talks about and demonstrates her program of palliative care that incorporates music, medicine and spirituality in the care of the dying. The Feb. 24 presentation at the nursing school is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the Feb. 25 presentation at the music school is from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information and classroom locations, contact the nursing school at 202-319-6537 or the music school at 202-319-5416.

Wednesday, Feb. 26
5:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics presents "Distances Between Banach Spaces," a lecture by Mikhail Ostrovskii, CUA associate professor of mathematics. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information, contact Alexander Levin at 202-319-5221.

5:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents "Attorneys as the Guardians of Corporate Ethics," an address by Roel Campos, commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Location to be announced. For more information, contact Tom Haederle at 202-319-5438 or
6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Department of Art hosts a reception for artist Michelle Vitale Loughlin, B.A. 1993. Loughlin's "Shroud" exhibit is on display through Feb. 26. Using hand-knit blankets as her canvas, Loughlin combines craft, sculpture and painting. Salve Regina Gallery. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact the art department at 202-319-5282.

Thursday, Feb. 27
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute's Brown Bag Series presents "The Episcopal Diocese as a Mediating Structure," a lecture by Carl Milofsky, professor of sociology, Bucknell University. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call the LCI at 202-319-5999.

4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the offices of the dean of students and human resources present a Black History Month dinner. Recipes from Africa, the West Indies and the Caribbean will be featured. University Center, Cardinal's Nest Food Court. Sodexho cosponsors the event. For more information, contact Al Sullivan Jr. at 202-319-5353, or Akima Rogers at 202-319-5619.

5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "From Imitation to Performance: A Genealogy of Greek Fiction," a lecture by Eustratios Papaioannou, CUA assistant professor in the Department of Greek and Latin. The lecture is cosponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Light refreshments will follow. McMahon Hall, Room 200. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.

Upcoming Events
Monday, March 3
Spring recess begins.

Monday, March 10
Classes resume.

Home Basketball Game
The CUA men's basketball team will face Gallaudet University in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference's championship tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the DuFour Center. The semifinals will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, and the championship game will be played on Saturday, March 1. If CUA wins each of its three tournament games, they will all be played at the DuFour Center. The winner of the CAC tournament will go to the NCAA Division III championship tournament, which will begin the following week. For more information, call 202-319-5286.
National Student Employment Week
The Office of Career Services will celebrate its sixth annual National Student Employment Week (April 6 to 12) with the "Student Employee of the Year" recognition program, which honors reliable, creative students who perform high-quality work. Student-employee supervisors are asked to nominate one undergraduate and/or graduate student from their offices (if there are several student employees in a department) for the awards.

Candidates must be currently enrolled at CUA and maintain full-time status, and they must work a minimum of three months full time or six months part time between June 1 and May 31 of the academic year being considered. Nominations are not restricted to students enrolled in the Federal Work-Study Program.

A committee of readers composed of staff members from various CUA departments will select an undergraduate and a graduate student for the awards. All nominees will be publicly acknowledged on campus, and the two winners will be invited to attend the April 24 "Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony," where they will receive certificates and plaques. The ceremony will be held in Caldwell Auditorium.

Supervisors wishing to nominate students from their offices should complete the nomination form located at tm. Submissions must be made by Tuesday, March 11. For more information, contact Lauri Wood, assistant director of experiential programs, at 202-319-5623.

Bookstore Sale
In preparation for its move to the new Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, the CUA bookstore will hold a clearance sale on all merchandise from Monday, Feb. 17, to Friday, Feb. 28. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies. For more information, contact Barbara Hoy at 202-319-5232.

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