This Week at CUA
September 11 - September 18 View Archives



Upcoming Events

New Online Feature for Interlibrary Loan
Car Wash To Support Habitat for Humanity
Environmental Chamber and Table Available
Cardinal Cash Web Management

Monday, Sept. 11
12:10 p.m., Mass of Commemoration for the Victims of September 11. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church.

Tuesday, Sept. 12
5:10 p.m., the Department of Greek and Latin and the Department of Politics present "Classical Antiquity and the Politics of America: From George Washington to George W. Bush," by Michael Meckler of Ohio State University. Light refreshments will be served. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact Cathy Riskie at

Wednesday, Sept. 13
p.m., Freshman Convocation. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Upper Church.

5:15 p.m., t
he Columbus School of Law presents “The Future of the American Capital Markets for the 21st Century,” by alumnus Michael J. Ryan Jr., executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Commission on the Regulation of U.S. Capital Markets in the 21st Century. Columbus School of Law, Walter S. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, contact David Lipton, professor and director of the Corporate and Securities Law Program, at 202-319-5452, or Tom Haederle, director of public relations for the law school, at 202-319-5438.

Thursday, Sept. 14
3 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents the annual Pope John XXIII address, titled "Restoring America's Moral Compass: Leadership and the Common Good." Bob Casey, U.S. Senate candidate and law school alumnus, will speak. Columbus School of Law, William J. Byron Auditorium. For more information, contact Tom Haederle at

7:30 p.m., the School of Canon Law and the Columbus School of Law present "Creating a Civil Sociey: The Lessons and Benefits of Catholic Social Teaching." Lectures will be delivered by Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, secretary of administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See, and Robert Nalewajek, president of Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice (United States), and member of the Board of Directors of the Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice. Reception to follow. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, contact George Garvey, vice provost and dean for graduate studies, at 202-319-5247.

Friday, Sept. 15
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Habitat for Humanity sponsors a campus car wash. For more information, see Announcements.

2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Time, the World-Soul and the Heaven of Heaven in Confessions," by Roland Teske of Marquette University. 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.

Saturday, Sept. 16
10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., University Center, Student Programs and Events hosts the Cardinal Kickoff celebration leading up to the CUA football game versus McDaniel College. Festivities include a tailgate party, food, giveaways, DJs, inflatable games and face-painting. For more information, visit or contact Kim Timpany, associate director of student programs, at

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Tuesday, Sept. 12
4 p.m., the men's soccer team hosts Shenandoah University. Raymond A. DuFour Center, DuFour Field.

7 p.m., the volleyball team hosts Marymount University. DuFour Gymnasium.

Wednesday, Sept. 13
4:30 p.m., the woman's soccer team hosts Frostburg State University. DuFour Field.

Friday, Sept. 15
4:30 p.m., the field hockey team hosts Goucher College. DuFour Upper Field.

Saturday, Sept. 16
10 a.m., the volleyball team hosts the CUA Invitational. DuFour Gymnasium.

11 a.m., the men's and women's tennis teams host McDaniel College. DuFour Tennis Courts.

1 p.m., the football team hosts McDaniel College. DuFour Field.

Sunday, Sept. 17
2:30 p.m., the men's soccer team hosts Hampdon Sydney College. DuFour Field.

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Wednesday, Sept. 20, and Thursday, Sept. 21
The Life Cycle Institute presents "The Catholic Church in America: 2006," a conference on the state of the Church in the United States, its current realities, the dynamics and movements at work and the challenges and promises ahead. Speakers include Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., president, Washington Post journalist E.J. Dionne and fomer Congressman Timothy Roemer. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. To register, visit For more information, contact Woinishet Negash at 202-319-5999 or

Thursday, Sept. 21
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents the Mellon Lecture, titled "Remembering Constantine: Ambrose and Others" and presented by Philip Rousseau, Andrew Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies. Light refreshments to follow. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at

Friday, Sept. 22
1:30 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Biology present "Biodefense and Pandemic Influenza: The Research and Public Health Interface," by Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. Presented as part of the School of Arts and Sciences Centennial Series and the Department of Biology's annual graduate student symposium. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Ann Corsi, assistant professor of biology, at

2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Real Humanism: Bonaventure's Philosophy of Human Nature," by Christopher Cullen of Fordham University. The lecture is part of the School of Philosophy's fall lecture series titled "Augustine and Augustinianism." Life Cycle Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

2 p.m., the Council for Research and Values in Philosophy and the Center for the Study of Culture and Values present the opening session of a 10-week seminar titled "History and Cultural Identity." Following the opening session, the seminar will continue each Thursday through Nov. 16. All sessions will be held at 2 p.m. in Room 300 of St. Bonaventure Hall. Faculty members and students who wish to participate must contact Rev. George McLean, O.M.I., professor emeritus of philosophy, at 202-319-5910 or

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New Online Feature for Interlibrary Loan
CUA Libraries announces that Aug. 1 marked the beginning of a new system for interlibrary loan requests. In addition to several behind-the-scenes changes, users now have the ability to track the status of their requests online.

Interlibrary loan now is available to CUA undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff. To access the interlibrary loan policies and request form, visit For more information, or to register a username if it is not in the system upon logging in, e-mail  

Car Wash to Support Habitat for Humanity
The CUA student-run branch of Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring "Splash Into Service: Habitat for Humanity Car Wash" to raise funds. The car wash will be held on Friday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of the Office of Campus Ministry (facing McMahon Parking Lot). Fee is $5 per car. For more information or to volunteer, contact Emily Robinson at

Environmental Chamber and Table Available
The Purchasing Office announces it has the following items available for any CUA office or department:

  • 12-year-old Lunaire CE0932W-4 environmental chamber. The front door needs to be reattached, and the door gasket and condensation hose must be replaced.
  • 10'x4' wood table

For more information, contact Andrew Wolf at 202-319-6402 or No CUA office equipment or furniture may be acquired for personal purchase or use.

Cardinal Cash Web Management
The Office of Business Services announces that, beginning this semester, members of the university community who make purchases with a Cardinal Card can use the Internet to add Cardinal Cash funds to their accounts. To add funds to an existing account, visit and click on "Manage Your Account Online." Users will be prompted to enter credit or debit card information. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To make cash deposits into Cardinal Card accounts, users should visit the CUA cashier's window, located at 155 Leahy Hall, Monday through Friday, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. The university does not accept personal checks for Cardinal Card deposits. For more information, contact Rana Silver, implementation specialist, at 202-319-6403, Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to noon or 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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