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Upcoming Events


Introducing CUA's New Tagline
"Bridge to Terabithia" Screening
Banking Day
TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions

Monday, Jan. 29
12:10 p.m., Pamela Tuma, assistant professor of biology, presents "Chronic alcohol consumption alters membrane and microtubule dynamics: studies in WIF-B cells," as part of the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series. McCort-Ward, Room 215. For more information, contact Tuma at 202-319-6681 or

4:30 p.m., students compete in the second annual Hartke Declamation Prize, reciting readings keyed to the theme "Stories from the Last 100 Years" to celebrate the 100th birthday of Rev. Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P., celebrated chair of the drama department, and the 100th anniversary of the School of Arts and Sciences. Reading will be declaimed publicly for a cash prize. Callan Theatre. For more information, contact Glen Johnson, associate dean of undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, at or BettyAnn Leeseberg-Lange,associate professor of drama, at

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents “Urban Topographies: Negotiations Above and Below the Flood Line,” a lecture by Ila Berman, associate dean of the School of Architecture at Tulane University. Berman’s talk, the second of six lectures in the architecture and planning school’s Spring 2007 Lecture Series, offers AIA continuing education learning units. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Adnan Morshed at or 202-319-6185.

Wednesday, Jan. 31
5:10 p.m., Wolfgang P. Mueller, associate professor of history at Fordham University, delivers a lecture, "The Mysteries of Late Medieval Public Penance," co-sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies and the Graduate Student Association. Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, call Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.

Thursday, Feb. 1
Noon to 3 p.m., Banking Day. See Announcements.

Saturday, Feb. 3
1 to 4 p.m., the Office of Alumni Relations hosts CUA's Summer in February family event. All families are welcome to attend an open swim and participate in a pre-Valentine's Day craft activity. Tickets are $8. Raymond A. DuFour Center. For reservations or more information, call 202-319-5608.

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Wednesday, Jan. 31
6 p.m., women's basketball hosts Marymount University, DuFour Center.

8 p.m., men's basketball hosts Marymount University, DuFour Center.

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Monday, Feb. 5
7 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences in conjunction with the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures presents "God or Allah: A Dilemma?" a lecture by Rev. Gerhard Bowering, S.J., professor of religious studies and Islamic studies at Yale University. Life Cycle Institute, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5084.

Friday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb. 11
The Department of Drama presents Will Shakespeare Live! by CUA alumnus Joe Plummer, as part of the Hartke Theatre Professional Series. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evenings; Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. Entrance fee is $25 and proceeds will go exclusively to financial assistance for academically excellent undergrads in CUA's drama department. Callan Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-4000.

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Introducing CUA's New Tagline
Be the first to know CUA's new tagline. At halftime of the men's basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 31, Very Rev. David M. O'Connell will announce the tagline that will replace "Do it all" and the student winner of the $1,000 prize.

"Bridge to Terabithia" Screening
The Office of Alumni Relations has arranged for a free screening of Disney's "Bridge to Terabithia," featuring a special discussion with screenwriter and CUA alumnus David Paterson on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. at the AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, Md. Tickets are free but seating is limited. For more information and reservations, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608.

Banking Day
The Department of Treasury Services will host a Banking Day on Feb. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Caldwell Hall Auditorium. Employees and students are invited to learn about new banking products, open accounts and sign up for direct deposit. For more information, contact Renell Lewis at 202-319-6445.

TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions
A representative from TIAA-CREF will be on campus to provide one-on-one retirement counseling sessions for employees on:

Wednesday, Feb. 14
Wednesday, March 21
Wednesday, March 28
Wednesday, April 11
Monday, May 11
Wednesday, May 30

One-on-one sessions are by appointment only and may be reserved by calling 202-637-0090. All sessions will take place in the first floor conference room in Leahy Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

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