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Weight Watchers Program on Campus
CUA Libraries Instant Messaging Service
Cultural Quilt Project for International Week
Instructional Basketball Camp
New Acting Director of Disability Support Services
Office Furniture Available

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CIGNA One-on-One Meetings


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Monday, March 13
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "Analyzing the Catholic Identity of Individuals," by Dean Hoge, professor of sociology. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at kasprzyk@cua.edu.

Tuesday, March 14
4:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents as part of its Lecture Series in Law and Literature "The One-Size-Fits-All Poet: Dickinson and Whitman in the 19th-Century American Mind," by The Johns Hopkins University Professor Dave Smith. Co-sponsored by the Center for Law, Philosophy and Culture and the School of Arts and Sciences. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-6081.

5:30 p.m., as part of Women's History Month, the Department of History presents "Women Writing the Italian Diaspora to the United States in Melania Mazzucco's Vita," by Stefania Lucamante, associate professor of Italian and comparative literature. Hannan Hall, Room 106. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at 202-319-5484.

Thursday, March 16, to Sunday, March 19
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutti. Directed by Cindy Oxberry and conducted by Kate Tamarkin, associate professor of music. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings. Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. General admission tickets are $15. Student, staff and senior tickets are $10. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 202-319-5416.

Thursday, March 16
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Neoliberal Manners: The Civil, the Civic and the (Barely) Civilized," by Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University professor of anthropology. The lecture is Part Two of a series titled "Rethinking Civility in a Global World." Roundtable discussion and luncheon to follow. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at kasprzyk@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Is There Room for Two? Cyril's Single Subjectivity and the Prosopic Union," by George Kalantzis, associate professor of the history of Christianity and Greek at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill. Light refreshments to follow. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room C. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.

Friday, March 17
1 p.m., Weight Watchers program to begin if sufficient number of participants register. See Announcements.

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Tuesday, March 21
5 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Students' Association presents “Karol Wojtyla: The Early Years,” by Kenneth Schmitz, professor at the University of Toronto, Trinity College, and the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Students Association. Reception to follow. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact Susan White at 66white@cua.edu.

5:30 p.m., as part of Women's History Month, the Department of History presents "Decoding The Da Vinci Code: The Case of Mary Magdalene," by Katherine Jansen, associate professor. Accompanied by a slideshow. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at 202-319-5484.

Wednesday, March 22
5:30, the Department of Modern Languages presents "The Beautiful Banker: Raphael's Portrait of Bindo Altoviti and its Story," by David Alan Brown, curator of Italian paintings at the National Gallery of Art. Reception to follow. McMahon Hall, Room 200. For more information, contact Stefania Lucamante, associate professor of Italian and comparative literature, at 202-319-5240 or lucamante@cua.edu.

Thursday, March 23, to Sunday, March 26
The Department of Drama presents The Death of Memory, by MFA playwriting candidate Glen Mas. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings. Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for general admission; $8 for seniors, faculty, staff and alumni; $5 for students who reserve in advance; and $3 for students who pay at the door. Callan Theatre. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 202-319-4000.

Thursday, March 23
4 p.m., the School of Canon Law presents the James H. Provost Memorial Lecture "Relegation of Churches to Profane Use (can. 1222, § 2) — Reasons and Procedure," by Rev. Nikolaus Schöch, O.F.M., senior official from the Apostolic Signature. Location TBA. For more information, call 202-319-5492.

5 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Gnosticism and Later Greek Philosophy," by John Turner, Coner Professor of Religious Studies and Charles J. Mach University Professor of Classics and History at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Light reception to follow. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.

8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a composition department recital. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Friday, March 24
4 p.m., the Department of Physics presents the 25th annual Herzfeld Lecture "What Do Protons and Neutrons Look Like?" by Bernard Mecking, senior scientist at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Va. Reception to follow. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5315.

Saturday, March 25
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Music on the Evening of the Annunciation," by the CUA Chamber Choir and Players. Free admission. St. Ann's Church, Tenley Circle, 4001 Yuma St., NW. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

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Tuesday, March 14
Noon, the softball team hosts Randolph Macon College. Raymond A. DuFour Center Softball Field.

3:30 p.m., the men's lacrosse team hosts Richard Stockton University. DuFour Upper Field.

Thursday, March 16
3 p.m., the baseball team hosts Shenandoah University. DuFour Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

Saturday, March 18
Noon, the softball team hosts Wilson College. DuFour Center Softball Field.

Noon, the men's tennis team hosts the University of the District of Columbia. DuFour Center Tennis Courts.

1 p.m., the baseball team hosts Wesley College. DuFour Center, Talbot Field.

1 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts York College. DuFour Center Football Field.

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Weight Watchers Program on Campus
The Office of Human Resources and the Washington, D.C., branch of Weight Watchers International invite CUA faculty and staff members to register for the Weight Watchers at Work program, to be held on campus each Friday at 1 p.m. for 13 weeks. This lunchtime program will help participants shape up for the summer by offering tips on making wise choices, eating healthy, enjoying food and exercising. The program fee is $150 per participant, payable in two installments. This payment method reduces the normal fee by $67.

At least 15 participants are needed to launch the program, which would begin on March 17 and be held in Leahy Conference Room. Interested parties should contact the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050 or Mabel McGlothlin at 202-319-5252 as soon as possible and no later than Friday, March 17.

CUA Libraries Instant Messaging Service
CUA Libraries announces that on March 7 it began offering an Instant Messaging service titled IM@theLibrary. The service enables all members of the CUA community to ask librarians questions during live IM sessions. More details about the service, including operating hours, can be viewed by visiting http://libraries.cua.edu/about/IM.html. For more information, contact Anne Marie Hules, librarian, at 202-319-5548 or hules@cua.edu.

Cultural Quilt Project for International Week
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services announces that, in preparation for International Week (March 27-31), it is creating a canvas quilt to represent the diversity of the CUA community. All CUA offices, schools and departments are invited to design their own 8”x 8” square of the quilt using markers, paint, etc. No sewing required. Squares of canvas can be picked up from the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (Pryzbyla Center, Room 207). Completed squares must be returned by Monday, March 20. The completed quilt will be on display in the Pryzbyla Center the following week. For more information, call the Office of International Student and Scholar Services at 202-319-5618, or contact Helene Robertson, director, at robertsh@cua.edu.

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 howes@cua.edu.

New Acting Director of Disability Support Services
The Office of the Dean of Students announces that Bonnie McClellan has retired from the position of director of disability support services, effective Feb. 28. She will continue to serve in an advisory capacity to the associate vice president for student life and dean of students for the remainder of the academic year.

Effective March 1, Terra Cusack Meyer began serving as acting director of disability support services, reporting directly to the associate vice president for student life and dean of students. Cusack Meyer is the primary contact for faculty and staff regarding all matters related to disability support for students and can be reached at 202-319-5211 or cusackmeyer@cua.edu.

Office Furniture Available
Two CUA offices and departments announce they have office furniture available for other CUA offices/departments. No CUA office furniture may be acquired for personal purchase or use. Following is a list of furniture and contacts.

The Department of Drama has a wooden one-drawer desk with substantial top shelving. Interested parties must respond within a week. Contact: Katie Clemmons at 202-319-5358 or clemmons@cua.edu.

The Office of General Counsel has two wooden bookcases with adjustable wooden shelves and many extra shelves available. The bookcases are six feet tall, approximately three feet wide and one foot deep. They may be missing a few steel shelf pegs. Contact: Peggy Truesdale Haney at 202-319-5142 or truesdale@cua.edu.

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CIGNA One-on-One Meetings
The Office of Human Resources announces it will sponsor one-on-one meetings with a CIGNA representative in March. One-on-one meetings can help CIGNA members answer questions about outstanding medical and dental claims, healthcare and dental HMO policies, the CIGNA Web site and other CIGNA programs such as Healthy Rewards and Disease Management. Meetings will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 342 of the Pryzbyla Center on the following dates:

  • March 14
  • March 30 (preceded by the CIGNA Wellness Workshop beginning at noon)

Registration for meetings and workshops is required. To register, call 202-319-5050. For more information, call the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050.

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