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September 23 to September 29, 2002

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Wednesday, Sept. 25
1 to 2 p.m., the Office of Human Resources will sponsor a brown bag seminar devoted to MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access). Leahy Hall Conference Room. Space is limited, so call 202-319-5353 to reserve a seat or for more information.

Wednesday, Sept. 25
4:45 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents its Policy Makers Lecture, which features a discussion of the federal government's efforts to identify and eliminate the financial resources supporting al Qaeda. The lecture will be given by the Honorable Jimmy Gurule, undersecretary of the Treasury for enforcement. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-5438 or send an e-mail to haederle@law.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 25
6 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "Causa 19, Gratian, and the lus commune," a lecture given by Kenneth J. Pennington, Kelly-Quinn Chair of Ecclesiastical and Legal History. Light refreshments will follow. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, call Professor Therese Druart at 202-319-6653.

Thursday, Sept. 26
12:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute brown bag series presents "Trends and Challenges in Home Mission Dioceses," a lecture by William Dinges, associate professor of religion and religious education. All are welcome to this free event. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-6267.

Thursday, Sept. 26
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents the annual Mellon Lecture. "Getting to Know Theodoret: Using Letters as Historical Sources," will be given by Philip Rousseau, director of the center and the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies. Light refreshments will follow. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, call Professor Rousseau at 202-319-6217.

Friday, Sept. 27
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its Franklin J. Matchette Foundation fall lecture series with a lecture titled "The Prevalence of Truth," presented by Daniel Dahlstrom of Boston University. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
Saturday, Sept. 28
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Symphony Orchestra. Music from composers Ravel, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rossini and Floyd will be performed. Conducting will be Janna Hymes-Bianchi. The event is free. The Historic Takoma Theatre, 6833 4th St N.W. (4th & Butternut St), Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Saturday, Sept. 28
8 p.m., George Weigel, author of "Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II," will give the 2002 Thomas Verner Moore Lecture. His topic is "The Courage to be Catholic: Crisis, Reform and the Future of the Church." The lecture is sponsored by the School of Religious Studies and the community of St. Anselm's Abbey. A reception will follow. Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5519.

Sunday Sept. 29
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a faculty recital featuring Robert Newkirk, cello, and Thomas Mastroianni, piano. The event is free and open to the public. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-4000.

September through Oct. 25
The Department of Art presents a survey of works by Washington color field painter Howard Mehring. This exhibition marks the first solo show of this artist in two decades. Salve Regina Gallery. Presented in association with Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C., and curated by Adjunct Professor Jamie L. Smith. For further information, contact smithj@cua.edu or call 202-588-8750.

Upcoming Events
Friday, Oct. 4
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its Franklin J. Matchette Foundation fall lecture series with a lecture titled "Will Versus Reason: Truth in Natural Law, Positive Law and Legal Theory," presented by Brian H. Bix of the University of Minnesota. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

Friday through Sunday, Oct. 4 to Oct. 6
Family Weekend.

Sunday, Oct. 6
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Richard Strauss' "Enoch Arden," a melodrama for piano and narrator set to the poetry of Alfred Lord Tennyson, to be performed by Bulgarian artists Ava Angelova, narrator, and Violeta Petrova, piano. The event is free and open to the public. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Monday, Oct. 7
6:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning continues its fall 2002 lecture series with "The Work of Rainer Mahlamäki," presented by Rainer Mahlamäki of the Helsinki University of Technology. Koubek Auditorium, Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call Professor Vyt Gureckas at 202-319-5644 or e-mail him at gureckas@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Oct. 8
4 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents the 2002 Daughters of Isabella Lecture titled "The Legacy and Future of Catholic Charities: Challenges Within the Church and from Society" given by the Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, former professor at Georgetown University and Harvard Divinity School, and former director of international affairs for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 10 to Oct. 13
7:30 p.m., CUA stages the world premiere of "The Word" by John Franceschina. The musical is a contemporary celebration of the eternal covenant between God and humankind. Gene Morrill, director; Maureen Codelka, conductor. Cost is $18 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. The Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

Friday, Oct. 11
10 a.m. and 8 p.m., the School of Philosophy continues its fall lecture series with "Truth, Creation and Intelligibility in Anselm, Grosseteste and Bonaventure," presented by CUA Associate Professor Timothy Noone. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.



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