This Week at CUA
January 15 - January 22 View Archives



Upcoming Events


Open Forums for Provost Candidates
RENEW Faculty/Staff Formation Groups
Pryzbyla Center Holiday Weekend Hours
March for Life with CUA
Surplus Electronics for Sale
Group Fitness Classes
New Faces in Office of Grants and Contracts

Monday, Jan. 15
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Holiday). 

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Saturday, Jan. 20
2 p.m., women's basketball hosts Gallaudet University, Raymond A. DuFour Center.

2 p.m., swim team hosts Gallaudet University and Hood College, DuFour Center.

4 p.m., men's basketball hosts Gallaudet University, DuFour Center.

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Monday, Jan. 22
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Augustine's Method and Reasons for Deconstructing and Rejecting Roman Exempla of the Past in the City of God, Books I-V," by Atria Larson, doctoral student in Medieval and Byzantine Studies. 300 McMahon Hall. Light refreshments to follow. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at

Thursday, Jan. 25
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lisa Gitelman, associate professor of media studies, and Lenore Rouse, curator of rare books and special collections, present a one-day exhibit of rare bibles. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery. For more information, contact at Rouse 202-319-5090.

12:10 p.m., university Mass celebrating the Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas. Crypt Church, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Sunday, Jan. 28
The Office of Admissions hosts an open house for high school students. For more information, contact Christine Mica, director of admissions, at

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Open Forums for Provost Candidates
The three finalists for the position of provost of The Catholic University of America will be visiting campus for interviews during the month of January. Faculty and staff who are interested in meeting the candidates are invited to an open forum in Great Room A of the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center from 10:45 a.m. until 12 p.m. on the following dates:

Wednesday, January 17
Friday, January 19
Tuesday, January 23 

At each of these sessions the respective candidates will give brief remarks and the floor will be open for questions and discussion.

RENEW Faculty/Staff Formation Groups
Campus Ministry announces that it will be forming RENEW Scripture study and prayer groups this semester for faculty and staff of the university. Groups will meet weekly on Wednesdays at 8 a.m. and noon in the Pryzbyla Center. The first meetings will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Those interested should contact Lauren Heckman for the 8 a.m. group at; or Emmjolee Mendoza for the noon group at

Pryzbyla Center Holiday Weekend Hours
University Center, Student Programs and Events has announced the Pryzbyla Center operating hours for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend as follows:

Friday, Jan. 12 to Sunday, Jan. 14: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Mon. Jan. 15: 7 a.m. to midnight

For more information, contact Tim Gregory, associate director for operations, at

March for Life with CUA

Students may be excused from class to attend the March for Life with Campus Ministry on Monday, Jan. 22, only if they meet all of the following criteria — sign up at, inform their professors and make up any missed work, meet at Caldwell Hall at 10:30 a.m. to check in, march with the CUA group and be present for the attendance check downtown. For more information, contact Lauren Heckman, associate campus minister for social justice, at 202-319-5575.

Surplus Electronics for Sale
The CUA Asset Inventory Office will be selling its surplus electronics that the university has recently replaced. The electronics include, but are not limited to: computers, televisions, printers, fax machines and VCRs. CUA provides no guarantee or warranty on service or conditions of these items. The sale will be held on Jan. 17 and 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m in the old basement kitchen of Cardinal Hall. No sales will be made outside of these time periods. Payment will only be accepted as cash or personal check. Access will be from the Michigan Avenue side of the building. For more information, contact Andrew R. Wolf at 202-319-6402.

Group Fitness Classes
Follow through with your New Year's resolutions and join the group fitness classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan. 8 to Feb. 21, from 12:10 to 1 p.m. at the DuFour Studio. Cost will be determined by the number of participants. For more information, contact Dana at or 301-431-6860.

New Faces in Office of Grants and Contracts

The Office of the Controller announces that, effective Dec. 1, 2006, Susan Warshawsky has taken on the role of director of grants and contracts. Warshawsky has been with CUA for more than seven years. She worked for the accounting office and for the business systems and services group. She also worked in various financial management roles at another local university for more than 10 years.

Tonya Gibbs joined CUA in October as senior grants accountant. She comes to the university after several years of working in the grants office at a local hospital.

To set up an appointment to meet the new staff, contact Warshawsky at

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