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Mullen Library Reopens "Book Store"
Food for Fines at Mullen Library
Student Employee Appreciation Reception

For Your Benefit
Employee Wellness Day


Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20
Mullen Library sponsors Food for Fines. See Announcements.

Monday, April 16
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series presents "Trafficking and function of the sialomucin endolyn: from lysosomes to long-term memory," by Gudrun Ihrke, research assistant professor in the department of pharmacology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. McCort-Ward, Room 215. For more information, contact Pamela Tuma at 202-319-6681 or tuma@cua.edu.

12:10 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies hosts an information session on the certificate program in pastoral ministry for undergraduates. Presentations will be made by Sister Kate Dooley, director of the certificate program; Rev. James Wiseman, associate dean of the school; and Therese Thomas, a student enrolled in the program. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5701.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents  “Interpreting the Pantheon,” a lecture by Mark Jarzombek, director of the History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art program and professor of the history of architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Jarzombek’s 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. National Portrait Gallery, Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. Admission is free. Reservations are encouraged. For more information, call 202-275-0570.

Tuesday, April 17
Noon, the Department of Psychology and the Life Cycle Institute host the symposium "Youth in Palestine, Northern Ireland and Urban America: Development in Everyday Difficult Conditions," including panelists Brian Barber, professor of child and family studies at the University of Tennessee; Daniel Hart, professor of psychology at Rutgers University-Camden; and Marcie Goeke-Morey, assistant professor of psychology. Michael Foley, assistant professor of politics and Life Cycle fellow, will comment and Sandra Hanson, professor of sociology and Life Cycle fellow, will moderate. Life Cycle Institute, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999 or e-mail Jim Youniss at youniss@cua.edu.

3 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science sponsors a personal information management tutorial on EndNote footnote and bibliography software by Sue Ann Orsini, student research assistant. Marist Hall, Information Commons 132. For more information, contact David Shumaker at 202-319-5551 or shumaker@cua.edu.

7 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences hosts the Annual Mastrangelo Lecture on Italian Culture, "Not a Renaissance but a Recovery: Count Malvasia's anti-Vasarian History of Art," by Elizabeth Cropper, dean of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, as part of the Centennial Celebrations. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room B.  For more information on the line-up of centenary events, visit http://arts-sciences.cua.edu/100years/.

Wednesday, April 18
5 p.m., the Department of Business and Economics hosts "Emerging China: Evaluating the Growing Asian Influence on International Markets," by Jahangir Aziz, Ph.D., division chief of the Asia and Pacific department of the International Monetary Fund. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321/323. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, e-mail 83leee@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Department of English presents a spring poetry reading featuring two of America's leading poets, Jeffrey Harrison and Jeanne Marie Beaumont. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. A reception and book signing will follow the readings. For more information, call the Department of English at 202-319-5488.

Thursday, April 19
Noon, the Office of Career Services sponsors a Student Employee Appreciation Reception for all student employees and supervisors in honor of National Student Employment Week. See Announcements. 

6 p.m., University Center, Student Programs and Events confers awards to outstanding members of the university community at the Student Leadership Recognition Celebration. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. Live music and dancing will follow the event. For more information, call 202-319-5291.

7 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences hosts a lecture and reading by Jonathan Galassi, poet and president of Farrar, Straus & Giroux Publishers, as part of the Centennial Celebrations. Caldwell Hall, Auditorium. For more information on the line-up of centenary events, visit http://arts-sciences.cua.edu/100years/.

7 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies Students' Association and the Graduate Student Association present the 2007 Roland Murphy Memorial Lecture "The Metamorphosis of Law into Gospel: Gerhard von Rad's Attempt to Reclaim the Old Testament for the Church," by Bernard M. Levinson, Berman Family Chair in Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible, University of Minnesota. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. Refreshments to follow. For more information, contact 88Rouleau@cua.edu.

Thursday, April 19, through Sunday, April 22
The Department of Drama presents Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, directed by BettyAnn Leesberg-Lange, associate chair of the drama department. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday evenings, and Saturday and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12. Student, senior, alumni and subscriber discounts are available. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

Friday, April 20
7 p.m., CUA Instrumental Ensembles perform in Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Saturday, April 21
7:30 p.m., the CUA Symphony Orchestra presents Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-6." St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish, Great Hall, Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Admission is free. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Sunday, April 22
7 p.m., the CUA University Chorus presents "Night Music: The Great Choruses," conducted by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Admission is free. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

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Monday, April 16, to Sunday, April 22
CAC Tournaments. Visit http://www.cuacardinals.com/landing/index for the latest schedules.

Monday, April 16
TBA, men's tennis team competes in the CAC tournament. Raymond A. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

Tuesday, April 17
TBA, women's tennis team competes in the CAC tournament. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

3:30 p.m., baseball team competes in the CAC tournament. DuFour Center, baseball field.

Sunday, April 22
1 p.m., women's lacrosse team competes in the CAC tournament. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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Monday, April 23
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series presents "A lenslet-based device for measuring oxygen saturation in the retina and other biomedical applications," by Jessica Ramella-Roman, assistant professor of biomedical engineering. McCort-Ward, Room 215. For more information, contact Pamela Tuma at 202-319-6681 or
tuma@cua.edu.

7 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences hosts “An Exploration of Torture from the Legal, Religious and Survivor’s Perspectives,” a symposium featuring  William A. Barbieri Jr., associate professor of ethics and director of CUA’s Peace and Justice Studies Program; George Brent Mickum IV, an attorney who represents detainees at the Guantanamo Naval Air Station in Cuba; John Kelly, a reporter and producer who served as assistant producer for a BBC documentary on torture; and Orlando Tizon, assistant director of the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International in Washington, D.C. Marietta Hedges, CUA assistant professor of drama, will serve as the symposium moderator. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. The symposium is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Hedges at 202-319-5362 or hedges@cua.edu.

Tuesday, April 24
7:30 p.m., Elaine Walter, ordinary professor of music, will direct an opera workshop of extended scenes from Hansel & Gretel, The Merry Widow and Der Rosenkavalier. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

8 p.m., the CUA Town and Gown Community Chorus performs its spring concert featuring the music of Bartok, Schumann, Persichetti, Faure and others. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Wednesday, April 25
5 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute sponsors "Whether and How an Academic Program in Public Policy Should be Organized at The Catholic University of America," a panel discussion and forum featuring alumni Frank Sullivan, Ph.D., 1964, formerly associate administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Jacqueline Smollar, Ph.D., 1981, senior technical specialist, ICF International and Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; James DeSantis, Ph.D., 1990, director, James Bell Associates; and Donna Klagholtz, Ph.D., 1988, president, Donna Klagholtz & Associates. Life Cycle Institute, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

Thursday, April 26
Employee Wellness Day. See For Your Benefit.

Saturday, April 28
8 p.m., the CUA Chamber Choir and Players present a concert conducted by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish, Great Hall, Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Admission is free. For more information, call 202-319-5414.


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Mullen Library Reopens "Book Store"
Back by popular demand, the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library is reopening its "Book Store." Beginning Monday, April 16, used books will be available in the circulation area on the main floor, priced at 50 cents or a dollar. Exact change is required. New books will be added regularly so stop by often. For more information, call the library at 202-319-5060.

Food for Fines at Mullen Library
Mullen Library offers Food for Fines, a weeklong canned goods donation in exchange for library fines. From Monday, April 16, to Friday, April 20, students can bring canned food, 8 oz. or larger, to the circulation desk in Mullen Library in exchange for $1 credit toward CUA library fines, up to $20. Emmaus Services for the Aging will receive the donations. For more information, call the library at 202-319-5064.

Student Employee Appreciation Reception
For the 10th year, the Office of Career Services celebrates National Student Employment Week April 15 to 21. As part of the week, a Student Employee Appreciation Reception will be held for all student employees and their supervisors on Thursday, April 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Third Floor Gallery. The event will include refreshments and door prizes. Student Employees of the Year will be recognized later that day at the Student Leadership Recognition Celebration. Receiving the awards will be graduate student Mark Brzozowski, who is employed in the School of Library and Information Science, and undergraduate John Mason, who works for athletics. For more information, call career services at 202-319-6972.

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Employee Wellness Day
The Office of Human Resources announces that United HealthCare will sponsor a wellness day for CUA faculty and staff on Thursday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center. During the event, faculty and staff can receive free cholesterol, body fat and blood pressure screenings, attend wellness workshops, learn about features available on myUHC.com including the online health assessment and personal health manager and talk to UHC representatives about health insurance coverage. Screenings will be held in Room 322A and workshops will be held in Room 327.


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