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Flu Shots Available
New Paycheck Format Under PeopleSoft Human Resources Management System

All Souls Remembrance Cards
Cardinal Station Training for Staff

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New Vision Provider

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Monday, Oct. 31
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology presents as part of its fall graduate seminar series “Non-Vesicular Sterol Trafficking in S. Cerevisiae,” by Dr. William Prinz of the Cell Biochemistry Section of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Ann Corsi at 202-319-5274 or corsi@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 1
All Saints Day. Masses will be offered at 12:15 p.m., in Caldwell Chapel, and at 9 p.m., in St. Vincent's Chapel.

4:30 to 6 p.m., All members of the university community are invited to attend the farewell reception for Rabbi Irwin Blank, lecturer of theology and religious studies. Monsignor Stephen Happel Room, Caldwell Hall. Those wishing to R.s.v.p. should contact Christopher Conlan at 202-319-5684 or conlan@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 2
All Souls Day. University Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (Mass) will be offered at 12:15 p.m., in Caldwell Chapel. For more information on the submission of All Souls Remembrance Cards honoring deceased family members and friends, see Announcements below.

7 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents as part of its fall film series "Eraserhead" (United States, 1977), directed by David Lynch. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

Thursday, Nov. 3
9:30 a.m., flu shots being provided until 12:30 p.m. See Announcements.


Friday, Nov. 4
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents as part of its annual fall lecture series "The Good of Health and the Ends of Medicine," by Luke Gormally of the Linacre Center for Healthcare Ethics. Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

Saturday, Nov. 5
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a CUA Chamber Singers concert conducted by Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music Leo Nestor. Admission is free. Little Flower Catholic Church. 5607 Massachusetts Ave., Bethesda, Md. For more information, call 202-319-5414.


Sunday, Nov. 6
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the Rome Trio Concert featuring Michael Mermagen and the music of Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. Admission is free. Ward Music Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Nov. 7
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology presents as part of its fall graduate seminar series “Deconstructing Notch: The Double Life of a Developmental Regulator,” by Dr. Edward Giniger of the Axon Guidance and Neural Connectivity Unit of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Ann Corsi at 202-319-5274 or corsi@cua.edu.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents as part of its fall lecture series "Distillations," by architect John Ronan. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

Tuesday, Nov. 8
6 p.m., the Department of English, the School of Arts and Sciences and the Irish Studies Program present Fall Poetry Reading, featuring Eamon Grennan, Irish poet and professor of English at Vassar College. A reception and book signing will follow the readings. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5488.

Wednesday, Nov. 9
5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents as part of its fall lecture series "A Palm Sunday Procession in the Byzantine Tradition? A Look at the Constantinopolitan Evidence," by Rev. Mark Morozowich, assistant professor of theology and religious studies. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Light reception to follow. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.

Friday, Nov. 11
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents as part of its annual fall lecture series "Natural Law as Fact, as Theory and as Sign of Contradiction," by University of Texas at Austin Professor J. Budziszewski. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the Composition Department Recital. Admission is free. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.


Sunday, Nov. 13
Undergraduate admissions Open House. For more information, contact Christine Mica at
mica@cua.edu.

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Saturday, November 5
1 p.m., the football team hosts Guilford College. DuFour Field.

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Announcements

Flu Shots Available
Flu Shots will be available for all faculty, staff and students on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in
Student Health Services. The cost is $25.00. Faculty and staff can pay by check or cash. Students can pay by cash, check or have the charge billed to their student account.

New Paycheck Format Under PeopleSoft Human Resources Management System
The Office of the Controller announces that CUA employees paid semi-monthly have received two paychecks under the new HR/payroll system. A memo outlining paycheck/pay stub format changes was given to affected employees with their Oct. 7 pay. Employees paid semi-monthly who did not receive this memo are asked to stop by the Payroll Office, located in Leahy Hall, Room 130.

Employees paid monthly also will receive a memo documenting these changes with their Oct. 31 pay. Those employees with questions regarding their paycheck/pay stub are first asked to refer to the memo. For additional questions regarding pay, contact the Payroll Office at 202-319-5512.

All Souls Remembrance Cards
The Office of Campus Ministry reminds the campus community that, in the Catholic tradition, November is a special time for remembering family members and friends who have gone to eternal life with God. Members of the CUA community have the opportunity to remember deceased loved ones through the submission of the All Souls Remembrance Cards. The names on the cards will be prayed for during the University Commemoration of the Faithful Departed Mass, Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 12:15 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

Printable remembrance cards were sent by e-mail to CUA faculty and staff. They are also located at http://ministry.cua.edu/liturgy/liturgy.cfm. Cards must be filled out and submitted to the Office of Campus Ministry by Monday, Oct. 31. Submissions can also be e-mailed to Jessica DePrizio at deprizio@cua.edu.

Throughout November, the remembrance cards, along with the Book of Remembrance, will be on display during weekdays in Caldwell Chapel and on weekends in St. Vincent's Chapel. Additional prayers will be offered for deceased loved ones during 12:15 p.m. daily Mass at Caldwell Chapel throughout November.

Cardinal Station Training for Staff
The Office of Business Services is offering “Training for Cardinal Station: PeopleSoft Student Administration v8.0” to university staff. This course is designed to familiarize new administrative support staff and refresh current users with the necessary navigational skills for Cardinal Station. It loosely follows the structure of the Navigation Training Guide available at http://cardinalstation.cua.edu.

Each class is limited to five participants. Specific areas of training will be determined by the needs of those in attendance. Training will be held in Leahy Hall, LL 40, on designated Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The remaining dates for fall training are:

— Nov. 1
— Nov. 15
— Dec. 13

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New Vision Provider
The Office of Human Resources announces that CIGNA HealthCare will cover routine vision care services to enrolled plan members through the Vision Service Plan network, effective Jan. 1, 2006 . With more than 22,000 provider locations, VSP is one of the nation’s largest providers of eye care services.

Also beginning January 2006, enrolled plan members may receive eye exams through optometrists and ophthalmologists in the VSP network. VSP providers always accept new patients. VSP has many convenient locations and offers a wide selection of frames and contact lenses. Visit www.vsp.com or call VSP at 800-877-7195 to locate a provider in your area. Members can also contact Member Services at the toll-free number on their CIGNA HealthCare ID card for assistance in locating a provider.

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