Monday, Nov. 13
9 a.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Leahy Coffee Kiosk in Leahy Hall Lobby. The Leahy Coffee Kiosk will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, offering espresso beverages, Java City coffee and Bewley's hot tea. A variety of pastries and cookies also will be available.
4 p.m., the Columbus School of Law Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion presents "Shi'a Islam and the Political Language of Iran," by William Beeman, Ph.D., professor of anthropology and director of Middle East studies at Brown University. This talk is part of the Middle East Religious Dialogue Program. Light refreshments will be served. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, e-mail Constantia Dedoulis at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
12:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Developing and Examining Multi-systemic Interventions with Migrant Preschoolers, Families and Head Start Programs," by Sandra Barrueco, assistant professor of psychology. This lecture is part of the LCI Brown Bag series. Life Cycle, 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
4 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science invites residents of O'Boyle, Life Cycle, Marist and Marist Annex to an Open House and blessing by Rev. Bob Schlageter. Marist, Information Commons. For more information call 202-319-5085.
4:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents world-renowned theologian Rev. Gerald O'Collins, S.J., who currently holds the Wade Chair of Theology at Marquette University, with CUA's Johannes Quasten Medal for Excellence in Scholarship and Leadership in Religious Studies. After the presentation he will give an informal talk titled "Jesus and the Gentiles." A reception will follow. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5683.
Wednesday, Nov. 15
4 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "The Precautionary Principle vs. Risk Assessment: The State of the Debate and Why It Matters," by Peter Montague, executive director of the Environmental Research Foundation. The lecture is part of the Life Cycle Institute's "Foundations of Public Policy Analysis" series. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. Reception to follow. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
5 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Students' Assocation presents "The Contemplative Educator: From the Self-as-Idol to the Self-as-Icon," by Mary Frolich, R.S.C.J., associate professor of spirituality, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. Refreshments will follow. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, contact 88Rouleau@cua.edu.
Thursday, Nov. 16
12:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Disciplinary Exclusion in an Era of Zero Tolerance: Socio-cultural correlates of suspension and expulsion of youth with behavioral and learning disabilities," by Georgianna Achilles, assistant professor of psychology. This lecture is part of the LCI Brown Bag series. Life Cycle, 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
4 p.m. the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciece presents "Information Hiding: An Information Theory Perspective," Phillip A. Regalia, professor in the School of Engineering. This is the first presentation of the newly introduced IEEE-ACM Seminar series. Light refreshments will be served. Pangborn Hall, SIP Laboratory 216. For more information call 202-319-5019 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 19
The Department of Drama presents Alfred Uhry's "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," directed by MFA directing candidate Jennifer John. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings, and Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Entrance fee is $12. Student, senior, alumni and subscriber discounts are available. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.
Friday, Nov. 17
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Subject and Substance in Augustine's Thought," by Gerard O'Daly of the University College London. The lecture is part of the School of Philosophy's fall lecture series titled "Augustine and Augustinianism." Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
4 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents "The 'Reel' Maid of Orleans: The Film Lives of Joan of Arc," by Kevin J. Harty, La Salle University professor of English. Light reception to follow. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. The lecture has been scheduled to correspond with the Nov. 18 opening of the Corcoran Gallery of Art's exhibition on Joan of Arc. For more information, contact Joan Grimbert, professor of modern languages and literatures, at email@example.com.
Saturday, Nov. 18
7:30 a.m., CUA Campus Ministry invites all faculty, staff and their families to join CUA students in DC’s Annual Help the Homeless Walkathon as part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. To participate with the CUA Team, please sign up online at http://ministry.cua.edu by Nov. 12. The group will meet outside Campus Ministry and travel downtown by Metrorail. For more information, contact Lauren Heckmen, associate campus minister for women's issues and social justice, at 202-319-5575.
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