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Opus Hall Experience
Student Leadership Recognition Celebration
Introducing UPS Discount Rates
Junior Visit Days


Monday, April 2
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning hosts “Complexity and Contradiction: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown,” a presentation about architects and husband-and-wife Venturi and Brown by their son, Jim Venturi. The event will include a preview of Jim Venturi’s documentary film, “Learning from Bob and Denise,” about his parents’ work. His talk is part of the architecture and planning school's Spring 2007 Lecture Series and offers AIA continuing learning units. Edward M. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Adnan Morshed at morshed@cua.edu or 202-319-6185.

7 p.m., Associate Professor of Drama Gary Sloan performs his one-man show, "Haunted Prince: The Ghosts of Edwin Booth," as part of the School of Arts and Sciences Centennial Celebrations and the citywide Shakespeare in Washington Festival. The National Portrait Gallery, Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. Admission is free. Reservations are encouraged. For more information, call 202-275-0570. Additional performances will be April 9 and 16.

8 p.m., Campus Ministry leads the annual candlelight campus-wide Way of the Cross. Meet at Campus Ministry. For more information, contact Jessica DePrizio at deprizio@cua.edu.

Tuesday, April 3
Noon, the School of Library and Information Science hosts a colloquium "A Question of Access — Evolving Policies and Practices," featuring Heather Joseph, executive director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. Marist Hall, Information Commons. For more information, contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at shumaker@cua.edu.

5 p.m.-8 p.m., CUA Dining Services hosts an Easter dinner and celebration. All students, faculty and staff are welcomed to attend and enjoy the festivities, including egg dying. Dinner is $10.75 for those without meal plans. Cash and credit cards accepted. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Student Restaurant. For more information, contact Stacey Ponton at 202-319-5295.

7 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, French program hosts a Soirée d'information (avec fromage) — an evening of information (with cheese). Information will be provided on French majors, minors, courses, study abroad, internship opportunities and the French Club. McMahon Hall, Room 208. For more information, call 202-319-5240.


Thursday, April 5, to Saturday, April 7
Easter Triduum. Services will be held at St. Vincent's Chapel as follows: Mass of the Lord's Supper, Holy Thursday, April 5, 8 p.m; Good Friday Service, April 6, 3 p.m.; Easter Vigil, April 7, 8 p.m. For more information, contact Jessica DePrizio at deprizio@cua.edu.

Thursday, April 5, to Monday, April 9
Easter Recess.

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Tuesday, April 3
2:30 p.m., men's and women's tennis teams host Gettysburg College. Raymond A. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

2:30 p.m., softball team hosts Salisbury University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Softball Field.

Thursday, April 5
4 p.m., women's lacrosse team hosts Villa Julie College. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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Monday, April 9
7 p.m., Associate Professor of Drama Gary Sloan performs his one-man show, "Haunted Prince: The Ghosts of Edwin Booth," as part of the School of Arts and Sciences Centennial Celebrations and the citywide Shakespeare in Washington Festival. The National Portrait Gallery, Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. Admission is free. Reservations are encouraged. For more information, call 202-275-0570. An additional performance will be April 16.

Tuesday, April 10
Founders Day.

11 a.m.-1 p.m., the Campus Wellness Committee hosts its first annual Fitness Fair, featuring personal fitness assessments, dorm room workouts, nutrition information, BMI assessments and more. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Jill Dombrowski at dombrowski@cua.edu.

Wednesday, April 11 to Friday, April 13
The Opus Hall Experience. See Announcements for details.

Wednesday, April 11
9 a.m.-4 p.m., a representative from TIAA-CREF will be on campus to provide one-on-one retirement plan couseling sessions for employees by appointment only. Leahy Hall, First Floor Conference Room. For more information or to set up an appointment, call 202-637-0090.

7 p.m., the School of Library & Information Science sponsors the 17th annual Elizabeth W. Stone Lecture "Culture Shock: The Changing Nature of Library Science Education," featuring Deanna Marcum, associate librarian for library services at the Library of Congress and dean of the school from 1989 to 1992. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A and C. A reception will follow. For more information or to R.S.V.P., call 202-319-5593 or e-mail colemana@cua.edu.

Thursday, April 12
6:30 p.m., the University Honors Program and the Office of Admissions present the annual Honors Evening, held for prospective students invited into the honors program beginning fall 2007. Dinner included. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Christine Mica, director of undergraduate admissions, at mica@cua.edu.

7 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences' Center for Irish Studies presents "The Origins of Irish Identity," a lecture by Tom Garvin, professor of politics at University College, Dublin, and Burns Library Scholar at Boston College's Irish studies program. Life Cycle Institute, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5251.

Friday, April 13
9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., the undergraduate admissions office hosts Odyssey Day for admitted undergraduate students and their guests. The day includes academic discussions, entertainment and fellowship throughout campus. For more information and to view the schedule of events, visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/odyssey.html or contact Christine Mica, director of undergraduate admissions, at mica@cua.edu.

2:10 p.m., the graduate students of the School of Philosophy and the Graduate Student Association present "St. Thomas and the Political Common Good," by John Goyette of Thomas Aquinas College. Life Cycle Institute, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259 or go to
http://philosophy.cua.edu.

4 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences hosts "Almost Absolute Zero: the Story of Laser Cooling and Trapping," a lecture by Nobel Prize-winning physicist William Phillips, as part of the school's Centennial Celebrations. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information on the line-up of centenary events, visit
http://arts-sciences.cua.edu/100years/.

7 p.m., the CUA Composition Department Recital is held in Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

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Opus Hall Experience
The Office of Housing Services invites the university community to learn more about Opus Hall, CUA's newest residential project. The Opus Hall Experience will take place April 11-13 on the third floor of the Pryzbyla Center. On April 11, from noon-7 p.m., and April 12, from 9 a.m.-noon, there will be visual displays, voting opportunities on color selections and an full-size mock-up of a suite.  On April 13 displays will be available in Pryzbyla Center, Room 209.  For more information, contact housing services at cua-housing@cua.edu or 202-319-5615.

Student Leadership Recognition Celebration
University Center, Student Programs and Events invites the campus community to this year's Student Leadership Recognition Celebration. Each year, the university confers awards to outstanding members of the university community at this celebration, scheduled for April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. Live music and dancing will follow the event. For more information, call 202-319-5291.

Introducing UPS Discount Rates
UPS delivers many benefits to the faculty, staff and students of Catholic University — reliability for overnight, international and domestic ground services, plus shipping alerts, detailed tracking and much more.

The Office of Purchasing annouces that on Monday, March 26, a new UPS discount contract began.  Based on Catholic University’s shipping history, the university will save at least $24,500 per year. 

The university has negotiated the following discounts off the UPS 2007 published rates:
— Unlimited weight Next Day Air letter rate.
— 40 percent off Next Day Air and Next Day Air Saver.
— 36 percent off 2nd Day Air
— 31 percent off  3 Day Select
— 12 percent off ground commercial packages weighing 1-5 pounds
— 21.3 percent off ground commercial packages weighing 6-10 pounds
— 23.3 percent off ground commercial packages weighing 11-20 pounds
— 25.3 percent off ground commercial packages weighing 21-30 pounds
— 27.3 percent off ground commercial packages weighing 31-150 pounds
— 3.5 percent off ground residential packages weighing 1-5 pounds
— 8.5 percent off ground residential packages weighing 6-10 pounds
— 12.5 percent off ground residential packages weighing 11-20 pounds
— 14.5 percent off ground residential packages weighing 21-30 pounds
— 18.5 percent off ground residential packages weighing 31-150 pounds
— International discounts from 30-50 percent off published rates

To help streamline our current processes and to receive the volume discount, UPS has set up special shipper numbers for the university.  Please make sure your office is assigned to one of the designated shipper numbers that will bill back to your purchase card.

For more information on how to setup your account under this new agreement, please contact the purchasing office at 202-319-5044.

Junior Visit Days
The undergraduate admissions office will host Junior Visit Days on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in April. Information sessions and campus tours, which high school juniors are specifically invited to attend, will be offered at 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. on these days. For more information, contact Christine Mica, director of undergraduate admissions, at mica@cua.edu.

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