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Tuesday, July 29
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents, “Pedagogies: From Drawing to Making,” by Nader Tehrani, associate professor of architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning, and principal, Office dA, Boston. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. For more information, contact Luis Boza, assistant professor for architecture and planning, at 202-319-6861 or

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Increase to Travel Mileage Reimbursement Rate
Due to rising fuel costs, the Internal Revenue Service has announced another increase to the reimbursement rate for business miles. For any travel occurring after July 1, 2008, the new business mileage rate for reimbursement is 58.5 cents per mile. The rate for travel done in May or June 2008 is still 50.5 cents per mile. The official IRS announcement can be viewed at,,id=184163,00.html. Keep in mind that mileage is only reimbursed for personal vehicles used during business travel made in accordance with CUA’s travel policy (found at

Papal Chair Available for Viewing
The chair used by Pope Benedict XVI during his visit to the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center in April is available for viewing at the University Archives in Aquinas Hall, Room 101. The archives are open during the summer from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. For more information, contact the archives at 202-319-5065.

New Holiday Schedule for 2008/2009
The Office of Human Resources has established the 2008-2009 holiday schedule for the upcoming academic year. Visit to access the schedule. For more information, contact the the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050. 

Exempt Employee Vacation Leave Carry Over — IMPORTANT UPDATE
The Office of Human Resources thanks all exempt employees who completed and submitted their requests and plans to use Fiscal Year 2008 vacation leave carry-over hours. Please note that the vacation leave carry-over hours should appear correctly stated on your June 2008 pay stub. The vacation leave hours stated on the June pay stub should include the Fiscal Year 2008 carry-over hours plus the hours earned during May and June 2008 (minus any hours used during May and June 2008). Questions should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050.

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