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Monday, Sept. 13
12:15 p.m., CUA hosts its first memorial mass of the academic year to remember deceased members, family and friends of the university community. Caldwell Chapel.

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.

The event also features a panel consisting of Ronald O'Dwyer, a senior philosophy major; John Conor Gallagher, a student at the Columbus School of Law; and Megan Sweeney (B.A. 1996). The moderator will be Hon. Fred Ugast (B.A. 1945, M.A. 1946), chief judge for the Washington, D.C., Superior Court.

Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5017.

Wednesday, Sept. 15
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its brown bag lecture series "Church Unity in a Pluralistic Society: A Case Study of the United Church of Christ," by Barbara Brown Zikmund, professor, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

5 p.m. Freshman convocation. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. 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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Wednesday, Sept. 22
5 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity and the Carl J. Peter Chair for Systematic Theology and Ecumenism present "Is the 'Nestorian' Church Nestorian? Current Ecumenical Dialogues Revised," by Dietmar Winkler, professor, Boston University. Caldwell Hall, Stephen Happel Room.

On Thursday, Sept. 23, at noon, Winkler will teach a seminar titled "East Syriac ('Nestorian') Christologies of the 7th Century" in McMahon Hall, Room 304.

For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.

Thursday, Sept. 23
7 p.m., the Center for Irish Studies presents as part of its annual speakers series "Anti-Catholicism and the Making of Irish-American Identity," by Irene Whelan, associate professor, Manhattanville College. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Christina Mahony, acting director of the Center for Irish Studies, at 202-319-5488 or mahonyc@cua.edu.

7:30 p.m. the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a guest artist recital featuring pianists Elena Martin and Jose Meliton. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit http://music.cua.edu.

Friday, Sept. 24
2 p.m., as part of its fall lecture series, the School of Philosophy presents "Weakness of the Will and the Neoplatonic Synthesis," by Lloyd Gerson, University of Toronto. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy at 202-319-5259 or
philosophy@cua.edu.

Saturday, Sept. 25
4 p.m. the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a guest artist/faculty recital featuring soprano Fleta Hylton, pianists Thomas E. Reilly and Mary Lou McDonald Galvin, and bass-baritone Eugene Galvin. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit http://music.cua.edu.

8 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies, the Columbus School of Law's Law, Philosophy and Culture Initiative and St. Anselm's Abbey present the 31st Annual Thomas Verner Moore Lecture. "Jesus Christ: Universal Saviour and the Ways of Salvation" will be given by Jacques Dupuis, S.J., a world-renowned theologian. A reception will follow. Columbus School of Law, William J. Byron, S.J., Auditorium. For more information, contact Rev. Joseph Jensen, O.S.B., associate professor, at 202-319-5519 or jensen@cua.edu.

Sunday, Sept. 26
3 p.m. the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a guest artist/faculty recital featuring mezzo-soprano Medea Namoradze and pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit http://music.cua.edu.

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Athletics

Wednesday, Sept. 15
4:30 p.m., CUA's women's soccer team hosts Salisbury University. DuFour Field.

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

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

4 p.m., CUA's men's soccer team hosts Salisbury University at Trinity College.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 21
4:30 p.m., CUA's women's soccer team hosts St. Mary's College of Maryland. DuFour Field.

Saturday, Sept. 25
10 a.m., CUA's volleyball team hosts the CUA Guetle Invitational, competing against Goucher College, Widener University and Roanoke College. Raymond A. DuFour (athletic) Center.

4 p.m., CUA's men's soccer team hosts John Jay College of Criminal Justice. DuFour Field.

Sunday, Sept. 26
3 p.m., CUA's women's soccer team hosts Randolph-Macon College. DuFour Field.

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Announcements

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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