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Monday, March 20
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "I Have a D.R.E.A.M.," by Rev. Robert Maloney, C.M., project administrator for Drug Resources Enhancement against Aids and Malnutrition, which is jointly sponsored by the Daughters of Charity and the Community of Sant' Egidio. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at kasprzyk@cua.edu.

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. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room B. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at 202-319-5484.

Wednesday, March 22
5:30, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures 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
4:30 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 at the Vatican. Life Cycle Institute, Room 102. 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.

5 p.m., the Department of Business and Economics presents "China's Role on the International Economy" by Rodrigo de Rato, managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Reception to follow. Pryzbyla Center Great Room. For more information call 202-319-4957.

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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Monday, March 27
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services invites the CUA community to a cross cultural reception to kick off International Week. Pryzbyla Center, Room 109  (in front of C-Store). For more information on International Week and individual events listed below, visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm or call 202-319-5618.

4 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a joint lecture about Aaron Copland’s life and legacy given by renowned Copland scholars Vivian Perlis and Howard Pollack as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. John Paul Hall, Ward Hall. For more information about the President's Festival of the Arts and individual events listed below, visit http://publicaffairs.cua.edu/news/06FestFilmLectRelease.htm.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents as part of its spring lecture series in collaboration with the Japan Information and Cultural Center, Embassy of Japan, "Architecture From Boundary Space," by Histoshi Abe. The lecture is held in conjunction with International Week. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film Nirgendwo in AfrikaNowhere in Africa (German with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 108.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and the CUA student organization Latin Alliance present as part of International Week "Noche de Cultura," a celebration of the sights, sounds and tastes of Latino culture. Caldwell Hall Auditorium.

Tuesday, March 28
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents a symposium titled "Bringing America up to Speed: Delivering on Our Broadband Future Without Sacrificing Local Identity." Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-6478.

10:30 a.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a lecture and film screening titled "Aaron Copland: A Self-Portrait” with Copland historian Vivian Perlis, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Ward Hall, Choral Room.

4:30 p.m., the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives presents "Whither the Labor Movement? Contemporary Perspectives on Work in a Post-Industrial World," by Joseph A. McCartin, associate professor of history at Georgetown University. Mackenzie Baris of D.C. Jobs with Justice, and Kenneth Moffett, labor arbitrator and mediator, will offer additional comments. Life Cycle Institute, Room 102. For more information, contact Maria Mazzenga at mazzenga@cua.edu.

5:30 p.m., as part of Women's History Month, the Department of History presents a screening of "Iron Jawed Angels," a film about the Women's Suffrage Movement. Approximately one hour. Follow-up discussion led by Laura Mayhall, professor. Hannan Hall, Room 132. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at 202-319-5484.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services and the School of Philosophy present as part of International Week "The Ultimate Threat: Mass Violence and the Future of Humanity," by Stephen Younger, physicist and CUA alumnus. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of Le chiavi de casaThe Keys to the House (Italian with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 106.

7:30 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a screening of the film Of Mice and Men, which features an Academy Award-winning score by Aaron Copland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Gowan Hall Auditorium.

Wednesday, March 29
Noon, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents as part of International Week "Women and Power," an informal roundtable discussion that will explore the relationship of women and power. Pryzbyla Center, Room 303.

12:10 p.m, the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its Brown Bag Lecture Series "Mass Attendance Among American Catholics: Some New Angles on an Old Problem," by William Dinges, professor of theology and religious studies. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, contact Ann Kasprzyk at kasprzyk@cua.edu.

6:15 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents as part of International Week the Filipino Culture Show, in celebration of the heritage, culture and cuisine of the Philippines. Advanced tickets cost $3 and tickets purchased at the door cost $5. Proceeds will benefit Gawad Kalinga, a Filipino relief organization. Caldwell Auditorium. To purchase tickets, call 202-319-5618.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film Mar Adentro The Sea Inside (Spanish with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 106.

7:30 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film The Missing Gun as part of its Chinese Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 108.

7:30 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a screening of the film The Red Pony, which features a score by Aaron Copland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Gowan Hall Auditorium.

Thursday, March 30
12:10 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Copland, Politics, and the American Audience" by Jennifer DeLapp, assistant professor of music at the University of Maryland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Ward Hall, Room 211.

7 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film Etre et AvoirTo Be and to Have (French with English subtitles) as part of its International Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 108.

7:30 p.m., the Office of International Student and Scholar Services will host a screening of the film Infernal Affairs as part of its Chinese Film Festival. Hannan Hall, Room 106.

7:30 p.m., The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a screening of the film The Heiress, which features Academy Award-winning music by Aaron Copland, as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium.

Friday, March 31, to Sunday. April 2
The CUA Musical Theatre Company presents the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma" as part of the President's Festival of the Arts. Jane Pesci Townsend and N. Thomas Pedersen direct. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings. Sunday matinee is at 1 p.m. General admission tickets are $15. Student, staff and senior tickets are $10. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 202-319-5416.



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Tuesday, March 21
3 p.m., the men's tennis team hosts Mary Washington University. Raymond A. DuFour Center Tennis Courts.

Wednesday, March 22
9 a.m., the softball team hosts Washington College. DuFour Softball Field.

3 p.m., the baseball team hosts Gettysburg College. DuFour Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

Saturday, March 25
Noon, the women's tennis team hosts St. Mary's College. DuFour Center Tennis Courts.

1 p.m., the men's tennis team hosts St. Mary's College. DuFour Center Tennis Courts.

1 p.m., the baseball team hosts Salisbury State University. DuFour Center, Talbot Field.

Sunday, March 26
9 a.m., the softball team hosts Franklin and Marshall College. DuFour Softball Field.

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Online Giving Designations
The Office of Annual Giving announces that online donors may now designate areas of the university to which they would like to provide financial support. Donors may choose to make an Annual Fund credit-card gift to an individual CUA school, the Department of Athletics, The Office of Campus Ministry and to the CUA Libraries. The option to designate gifts to individual departments and funds will be added in an upcoming month. To learn about the new feature, visit https://www.alumniconnections.com/donate/cua/donate.html. For more information, call 202-319-6927.

Staff Promotion – Treasury Management
The Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration announces that Renell Lewis has been promoted to the position of director of treasury services. Lewis has been with the organization since 1998, most recently in the role of budget analyst. His knowledge of the university and finance, coupled with his prior experience in the Treasury Department, will be very useful in his new role. Please congratulate Renell on his promotion. He can be contacted at 202-319-6445.

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.

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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 on March 30. One-on-one meetings can help CIGNA members get answers to 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 and will be preceded by the CIGNA Wellness Workshop beginning at noon.
Registration 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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This Week @ CUA is published weekly during the academic year. Please submit items to the Office of Public Affairs.
202-319-5600 • Fax 202-319-4440 • E-mail cua-public-affairs@cua.edu
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Deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, 2006. CUA's Calendar of Events is updated regularly at http://www.cua.edu.

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