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Flu Shots
Office of General Counsel Newsletter
Libraries' Instant Messaging Expands Hours


Monday, Oct. 16
5 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Students' Association is sponsoring a lecture titled "The Theology of Guadalupe: From Miguel Sánchez’s Imagen de la Virgen María (1648) to Pope John Paul II" by CUA alumnus Timothy Matovina, associate professor of theology, University of Notre Dame, and director, Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. Refreshments will follow. For more information, contact Louis Rouleau at

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning and the Embassy of Norway present “New Norwegian Architecture: Code for the Future,” a talk by Henning Kaland, senior partner with the firm Code: Arkitektur, Oslo, Norway. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Adnan Morshed, assistant professor of architecture and planning, at 202-319-5188 or

Tuesday, Oct. 17
6 p.m., CUA’s Columbus School of Law, its Institute for Communications Law Studies, and the National Telecommunications Moot Court present the lecture “Spectrum: The Great International Equalizer?” by former FCC commissioner Kathleen Q. Abernathy, now a distinguished practitioner-in-residence at the Columbus School of Law. Columbus School of Law, Walter S. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, contact Tom Haederle, the law school’s director of public affairs, at 202-319-5438 or

Wednesday, Oct. 18
4 p.m., CUA’s Columbus School of Law presents the talk “Pro Bono Service in a Post-Katrina World: Revisiting the Moral Imperative to Be a Difference Maker” by Rawle Andrews Jr., who received the 2006 Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award from the Washington, D.C. Bar. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call Tom Haederle at 202-319-5438.

4 p.m., the Catholic University Libraries and the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures present the lecture “Monks and Pilgrims in the Deserts of Egypt” by Chrysi Kotsifou, visiting associate curator in the Semitics/ICOR Library and teaching and research fellow in CUA’s Center for the Study of Early Christianity. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, MERIC Classroom. At 5 p.m., there will be a reception in her honor in the Timothy C. May Gallery in Mullen Library. Egyptian materials from the Semitics/ICOR collections will be on view in the May Gallery during the reception. To R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5055.

Friday, Oct. 20
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents the lecture "The Alleged Anti-Perfectionism of Augustinian Politics," by Eric Gregory of Princeton University. The event 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.

Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Elizabeth Schulze, music director and conductor of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and former associate conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra. Concert selections will include Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8 in G Major. The concert also will feature violinist Kevin Jang performing Chausson’s Poème for Violin and Orchestra. Caldwell Auditorium. Admission is free. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit 

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Tuesday, Oct. 17
4 p.m., the men’s soccer team hosts Washington College. DuFour Field.

Wednesday, Oct. 18
4 p.m., the women’s soccer team hosts Villa Julie College. DuFour Field.

Thursday, Oct. 19
7 p.m., the volleyball team hosts St. Mary’s College. DuFour Gymnasium.

Saturday, Oct. 21
12 p.m., the field hockey team hosts St. Mary’s College. DuFour Field.

3 p.m., the men’s soccer team hosts Goucher College. DuFour Field.

Sunday, Oct. 22
11 a.m., the field hockey team hosts The College of Wooster. DuFour Field.

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Monday, Oct. 23
4 p.m., the International Affairs Program and the Congressional and Presidential Studies Program of the Department of Politics present the talk "Safeguarding America: National Security in the 21st Century" by Tim Roemer, 9/11 Commission member and former congressman. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. Open to the public. Reception prior to the talk at 3 p.m. Call 202-319-5128 or e-mail for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 25
5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "The Power of Wisdom: Four Case Studies on a Late 13th Century Debate," by Andreas Speer, director of the Thomas-Institut, University of Cologne. Co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association. Light reception to follow. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.

5:15 p.m., the Department of History presents as part of its 2006 colloquium series "Color of Heaven: Colombian Emeralds in an Early Modern World," by Kris Lane of the College of William and Mary. Henriette de Bruyn Kops of Georgetown University will commentate. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, contact Ramon Sola at

Friday, Oct. 27
4:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies and the Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue present in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Interreligious Day of Prayer (held Oct. 27, 1986, in Assisi, Italy), "The Crisis of Dialogue: Why Theology Has to Rise to the Task," by Rev. Francis. V. Tiso, associate director of the Secretariat for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, contact Charles Jones, associate professor of theology and religious studies, at 202-319-6882 or

Monday, Oct. 30
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning and the Embassy of Norway present “Norwegian Master Builders: Christian Norberg Schulz and Sverre Fehn," a talk by Thomas Thiis Evensen, professor, the Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Adnan Morshed, assistant professor of architecture and planning, at 202-319-5188 or  

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Flu Shots
Flu shots will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Eugene I. Kane Student Health and Fitness Center. The cost is $25 per person. Faculty/staff must pay by cash or check; students can be billed to their student account. Remember, short sleeves work best.

Office of General Counsel Newsletter
Members of the CUA community are invited to read the latest issue of the Office of General Counsel newsletter, online at

The Fall 2006 issue includes an interview with Emily Singer, the new director of CUA Disability Support Services; an article about the Office of General Counsel’s participation in the federal report issued by the Commission on the Future of Higher Education; tips on how to avoid a claim of retaliation by an employee; and a front-page story on the role of law and policy on campus.

Libraries’ Instant Messaging Expands Hours
CUA Libraries have extended their instant messaging (IM) reference service entitled IM@theLibrary. The service includes more night and weekend hours. Ask a question via a live IM session and a librarian will help you find the information you need. This service is open to current CUA students, staff and faculty only.

The expanded hours are as follows:

Mon.–Fri.    9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sat.            9 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Sun.          11 a.m.–6:45 p.m.

More details about the service can be found on the CUA Libraries' Web page, Look for the little red cardinal!

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