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Upcoming Events


Complimentary Tickets Available for The Seagull
Farewell Breakfast for Minerva Haller
Instructional Basketball Camp

For Your Benefit
CIGNA HealthCare Workshop


Monday, April 24
12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "Morale in the Priesthood Today," by Rev. Steven Rosetti, president of St. Luke Institute. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at

Tuesday, April 25
Noon to 1 p.m., CIGNA HealthCare workshop. See For Your Benefit.

7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Town and Gown Singers concert. Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Rd., N.E. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Opera Workshop presents "Mozartmania," featuring scenes from The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and an updated version of The Impresario. Directed by Elaine Walter. Free admission. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Wednesday, April 26
4 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences presents "Accommodating New Challenges: The U.N. and its Role in Making the 21st Century an Era of Peace and Progress,” by Aleksander Kwaśniewski, former president of Poland and the Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5128.

4:10 p.m., the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures presents "The Gospel of Judas: What We Know, What We Don't Know," by Professor Janet Timbie. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, MERIC Room. For more information, contact Barbara Mullaney at

6 p.m., the Oliveira Lima Library presents with the University of Maryland "Showgirls, Courtesans and Leading Ladies: Negotiating 'Respectability' on the Brazilian Stage, 1880-1910," by James Green of Brown University. Mullen Library, Oliveira Lima Library (Room 22). For more information, contact Lindsey Vander Wielen at

Thursday, April 27, to Sunday, April 30
The Department of Drama presents The Seagull, by Anton Chekhov. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings. Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Admission is $12. Student rush, senior citizen, alumni and subscriber discounts are available. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 202-319-4000. Complimentary tickets are available for all CUA employees. See Announcements.

Thursday, April 27
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., farewell breakfast for Minerva Haller. See Announcements.

11 a.m. to noon, the School of Nursing presents "Theory Guided Practice," by Jean Watson, distinguished professor of nursing with an endowed chair in caring science at the University of Colorado's Health Sciences Center. R.s.v.p. required. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 323. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5400.

6 p.m., University Center, Student Programs and Events presents the 59th annual Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony. Students, faculty and staff will be honored. Seating begins at 5:50 p.m. Dessert reception to follow. R.s.v.p. required. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p, call 202-319-5291.

Friday, April 28
Last day of classes.

6 p.m., 17th American Cardinal's Dinner. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Mass to be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. For more information, contact Sharon Henry at 703-723-1781, 866-723-1781 (toll-free) or

Saturday, April 29
7:30 p.m., CUA NAACP sponsors a semi-formal banquet to raise awareness for the Gulf Coast victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Evening includes four-course dinner, dramatic performances, a slide show depicting devastation footage and an address by Judge Arthur L. Bennett Sr. Open to the public. Tickets are $20. All proceeds will go to the NAACP Hurricane Relief Fund. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Mischa Hadaway at 202-238-1419 or

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Monday, May 8
6 p.m., the Department of English presents a reading by CUA alumus Keith Donohue from his new novel The Stolen Child. Copies of the novel will be available for sale after the reading. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, contact Robert Mahony, professor, at 202-319-5488 or

Friday, May 12
Baccalaureate Mass.

Saturday, May 13
Commencement exercises.

Monday, May 15
Summer Sessions begin. 

Saturday, May 27
Law school commencement. 

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The softball, women's lacrosse and men's and women's tennis teams each have advanced in their respective Capital Athletic Conference tournaments. To monitor schedules and results, visit

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Complimentary Tickets Available for The Seagull
The Department of Drama is offering to all CUA employees complimentary tickets to Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which runs from April 27 to 30 in Hartke Theatre. The Seagull is the Department of Drama's final production of the academic year. For performance times, scroll up to Calendar. To make a reservation, call the Hartke Theatre Box Office at 202-319-4000.

Farewell Breakfast for Minerva Haller
Christopher J. Wheatley, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies, invites members of the university community to a farewell breakfast celebration for Minerva Haller, administrative assistant and 27-year CUA employee. The celebration will be held Thursday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the McMahon Hall foyer. For more information, contact Mabel McGlothlin at

Instructional Basketball Camp
The CUA men's basketball program will conduct an instructional basketball summer camp for boys ages 8 to 16. There will be two sessions of the camp. The first session will be held from June 19 to 23, and the second will be held from June 26 to 30. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The cost of the camp is $185. For more information or to request a brochure, contact Steve Howes, head coach of the men's basketball team, at 202-319-6046 or

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CIGNA HealthCare Workshop
The Office of Human Resources announces that CIGNA HealthCare will offer a workshop titled "Balancing Work and Personal Life" on Tuesday, April 25, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 342 of the Pryzbyla Center. The workshop also will cover methods of enhancing the ability to set limits and priorities. To register, call 202-319-5050.

Following the workshop, Regina Rizzo, the CIGNA client-service manager for CUA, will be available for one-on-one meetings with faculty and staff to discuss health or dental claims. To schedule a meeting, call 202-319-5050.

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