Monday, Oct. 26, Wednesday, Oct. 28, and Friday, Oct. 30
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values international seminar "Sacred and Secular: Complementary and/or Conflictual," will explore the topic of "Philosophical Paradigms for Achieving Complementarity between the Sacred and the Secular." Gibbons Hall, Room B12. Faculty members and graduate students who would like to participate are invited to contact Rev. George McLean at email@example.com.
Monday, Oct. 26
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series presents "Shiga Toxins of Escherichia coli Promote Intestinal Colonization and Cause Systemic Disease" by Alison O’Brien, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Nathalie Dautin at 202-319-5278 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Angels in Neoplatonism," by Matthias Vorwerk, assistant professor of philosophy. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents a lecture by Yolande Daniels of Studio Sumo architects in New York. Her design projects including "Black City" investigate the overlay of cultural and racial identities in the urban environment. This is part of the 2009 Fall Architecture Lecture Series, "Race, Identity and Architecture." Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, visit http://architecture.cua.edu/news/Lectures.cfm.
8 p.m., Pax Christi CUA will stage a performance of "Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark." The award-winning play includes the stories of peacemakers Helen Prejean, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama and others. Desserts will be provided following the performance. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Food Court. For more information, contact Chase Nordengren at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Noon, CUAbroad will hold a special information session on CUA in Rome featuring David Dawson Vasquez, program director. McMahon Hall, Room 112. For more information on the program, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/Rome.cfm.
5:30 p.m., Metropolitan School of Professional Studies hosts an Information Session on its undergraduate degrees and certificates, student services and student development activities. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-5256, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 28
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Academic Technology Services offers Blackboard training for faculty to demonstrate asynchronous and synchronous communication capabilities of Blackboard 8. Discussion boards, collaboration and e-mail will be discussed. Leahy Hall, Room 51. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact Lisa Hawkins at 202-319-4768 or email@example.com.
12:10 to 1:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (formerly the Life Cycle Institute) presents "Irish Catholic Democrats and the New Deal" by Timothy Meagher, associate professor of history and university archivist. The lecture is part of the Brown Bag series. Maloney Hall, Room 302. For more information, contact Woinishet Negash at 202-319-5962 or 202-319-5999.
12:30 p.m., CUAbroad will conduct a pre-departure orientation featuring David Dawson Vasquez, Rome program director, for students planning on going there during the spring 2010 semester. McMahon Hall, Room 112. For more information, call 202-319-6010.
Thursday, Oct. 29
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and Musicology colloquium present "Ralph Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis: New Research on Structure and Reception," by Allan Atlas, distinguished professor of music, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Grayson Wagstaff, professor of music, at 202-319-5858 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:30 p.m., Metropolitan School of Professional Studies hosts an information session on its Master of Science in Management degree program. The program has five tracks that include Leadership, Professional Communication, Sport Management, Human Resources Management and Federal Contracts and Acquisitions. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room. For more information, call 202-319-5256, or e-mail email@example.com.
5:30 to 7 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science hosts an open house on the Master of Library and Information Science degree program. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery. For more information or to R.s.v.p., e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://slis.cua.edu/openhouse/RSVP-Oct-29-2009.cfm.
6 to 8 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning hosts an open house on the Master of City and Regional Planning degree program and the Master of Science in Sustainable Design degree program. Crough Center, Joseph Miller Exhibition Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5188.
6 to 8 p.m., the School of Engineering hosts an open house on its master's and doctoral programs. Pangborn Hall. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
Friday, Oct. 30
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy sponsors "The Singularity of Love," by James Hart, professor emeritus of religious studies, Indiana University. This is the ninth lecture of the Fall 2009 Lecture Series, "The Issue of Truth — In Honor of Robert Sokolowski." Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit http://philosophy.cua.edu.
5 p.m., the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures hosts a public recital of "Readings in Neo-Aramaic Poetry," by Shawqi N. Talia, instructor in the Semitics department. Mullen Library, May Gallery. For more information, call Monica Blanchard, curator, Semitics/ICOR Collections at 202-319-5084 or e-mail email@example.com.
Friday, Oct. 30, to Sunday, Nov. 1
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Thoroughly Modern Millie," directed by Jane Pesci-Townscend, co-chair of musical theater. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students with ID. Hartke Theater. For more information, call 202-319-5416.