This Week at CUA
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Upcoming Events

 

Announcements
Visitors Information Center Closing
Internet Explorer 7 is Coming
Postal Rate Changes
Boys and Girls Basketball Camp
Vehicles for Auction



Monday, May 21
9 a.m.-4 p.m., TIAA-CREF holds one-on-one retirement counseling sessions. Leahy Hall, First Floor Conference Room. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 202-637-0090.

Tuesday, May 22
6-9 p.m., the Department of Biology and the Chesapeake Society for Microscopy present a poster show. Corporate sponsors will display their wares and prizes will be awarded for the best posters. McMahon Hall Foyer. All are welcome, and a snack buffet will be offered. For more information and registration details, contact Pamela Tuma, assistant professor of biology, at 202-319-6681 or tuma@cua.edu.

Friday, May 25
2 p.m., Columbus School of Law commencement. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Upper Church.


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Monday, May 28
Memorial Day. University closed.

Wednesday, May 30
9 a.m.-4 p.m., TIAA-CREF holds one-on-one retirement counseling sessions. Leahy Hall, First Floor Conference Room. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 202-637-0090.

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Visitors Information Center Closing
The Office of University Center, Student Programs and Events announces the closing of the Visitors Information Center, effective Monday, May 14. The services previously provided at the Visitors Information Center will be combined with the Information Desk in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center and will continue to be operated by UCSPE. The consolidation represents efforts toward ongoing improvement to and efficiency of service delivery to campus visitors. For more information, call 202-319-5291 or visit http://welcome.cua.edu. 

Internet Explorer 7 is Coming 

The Center for Planning and Information Technology announces that automatic installation of Internet Explorer 7 on faculty and staff Windows XP desktop computers on the campus network will begin the week of May 21. Internet Explorer 7 is the next version of Microsoft's Web browser. It has a new Windows Vista-like user interface with tabbed browsing, supports RSS feeds and has enhanced security features. Internet Explorer is the recommended browser for use with Peoplesoft and other administrative applications for Windows users on the CUA campus network. CPIT, in conjunction with other university offices, has tested Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP with these applications to ensure that functions work as expected. Please visit http://computing.cua.edu for more information about Internet Explorer 7.

Postal Rate Changes

The Office of Postal Services reminds the CUA community that as of May 14 the standard rate for mailing a first class letter weighing up to 1 oz. increased to 41 cents. For each additional ounce (up to 3.5 oz.) the extra postage needed is 17 cents. For a complete listing of postage rates, visit http://pe.usps.com/RateCase2007/DMM300_PDF/RatesAndFees2.pdf.

Boys and Girls Basketball Camp
Sessions of the 15th Annual Catholic University Boys and Girls Basketball Camp will be held June 18 to 22 and June 25 to 29. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. These programs are designed to meet the individual and team workout needs for players ages 8-16 of all ability and experience levels. 
For more information call Head Coach Steve Howes at 202-319-6046 or visit http://www.cuacardinals.com/sports/mbkb/2006-07/camp_index.

Vehicles for Auction
The CUA Asset Inventory Office is auctioning a 2004 Ford Taurus and a 1992 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck that the university recently replaced. The bidding for the car will start at $5,000 and the truck will start at $500. The university provides no guarantee or warranty on service or condition of these vehicles, which are available for viewing at the north end of the McMahon Parking Lot. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope by May 25 to Andrew Wolf in Leahy Hall, Room LL40. For more information, call 202-319-6402.

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