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Monday, Sept. 6
Labor Day. University closed.

Thursday, Sept. 9
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts the Part-Time Job/Internship Fair, which will focus on off-campus paid positions and Washington, D.C.-area internships. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, contact the Office of Career Services at 202-319-5623 or careers@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents the Annual Andrew Mellon Lecture. "Cassian a Desert Father? His 'Sayings,' Their Sources and Survival" will be presented by Philip Rousseau, Andrew W. Mellon Professor and director of the Center for the Study of Early Christianity. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. Light refreshments will follow in McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

Friday, Sept. 10
9:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Department of Biology presents a Biology Graduate Research Symposium. McCort-Ward Building, Room 215. For more information, contact assistant professors Ann Corsi at 202-319-5274 or corsi@cua.edu, or Pam Tuma at 202-319-6681 or tuma@cua.edu.

2 p.m., as part of its fall lecture series, the School of Philosophy presents "How Weak Is the Will in Plato's Republic?" by Kenneth Dorter, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy at 202-319-5259 or philosophy@cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Sept. 14
7 p.m., as part of the series "Educating the Whole Person: A Series of Lectures and Dialogues with Faculty and Student Life," the Division of Student Life and the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies present "Religion as Search: God, Self and 'the Other,'" by Rev. Francis Moloney, S.D.B., dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies and Katharine Drexel Professor of Religious Studies. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5017.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

5 p.m., a convocation for new freshmen will be held in the Great Upper Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., CUA president, will greet the students, and Professor of History Leslie Tentler will deliver a 15-minute address titled "Ghosts of Washington," illustrating the historical significance of the D.C. area.

Friday, Sept. 17
2 p.m., as part of its fall lecture series, the School of Philosophy presents "Akratic Action and Libertarianism," by Alfred Mele, Florida State University. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy at 202-319-5259 or philosophy@cua.edu.

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Athletics

Monday, Sept. 6
4:30 p.m., the CUA field hockey team hosts St. Mary's College of Maryland. DuFour Field.

Wednesday, Sept. 8
4:30 p.m., the CUA women's soccer team hosts Trinity College. DuFour Field.

Saturday, Sept. 11
Noon, the CUA women's soccer team hosts Bethany College for the Frostburg Invitational Tournament. DuFour Field.

Friday, Sept. 17
4:30 p.m., the CUA field hockey team hosts Goucher College. DuFour Field.

Saturday, Sept. 18
1 p.m., the CUA football team hosts McDaniel College. DuFour Field.

4 p.m., the CUA men's soccer team hosts Salisbury University. DuFour Field.

Sunday, Sept. 19
Noon, the CUA field hockey team hosts Washington and Lee University. DuFour Field.

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.Announcements

Metrorail Closing
Throughout the Labor Day weekend and continuing until 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7, Metrorail will suspend service on the Red Line between the Union Station and Fort Totten stations. During this time, there will be no rail service at the Brookland-CUA Metro station. Shuttle buses will carry customers between Fort Totten and Union Station, serving both the Brookland-CUA and Rhode Island Avenue stations. In addition, Metrorail will provide more frequent service on the Green Line between the Fort Totten and Gallery Place-Chinatown stations. Metrorail reports that if it does not complete all the work during the Labor Day weekend, there could be minor delays on the Red Line on Sept. 7 and 8.


Is CUA Open or Closed?
During this hurricane and tropical storm season, the Office of Public Affairs wishes to remind faculty and staff of the process for learning about the closing or delayed opening of Catholic University because of inclement weather. The quickest ways to find out are to check the CUA Web site at http://www.cua.edu or to call the university’s main number at 202-319-5000. The information is available through those two sources by 6 a.m. In addition, CUA contacts all local TV outlets and major radio outlets, and they too report the information.

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For Your Benefit

Credit Union Opening in 2005
The Office of Finance announces that the Engraving and Printing Federal Credit Union is under renovation and has a proposed opening date of Jan. 1, 2005. For more infomation, contact Michelene Sheehy at 202-319-5042.

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