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Monday, April 28
8 p.m., the Student Athlete Advisory Committee and Cardinal Student Association present a talk by Rudy Ruettiger, who inspired the movie Rudy based on his experiences playing football for the University of Notre Dame. Edward J. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. All attending are asked to bring a canned food item to donate to a local food pantry. For more information, contact the Office of Athletics at 202-319-5286.

Wednesday, April 30
12:25 to 1:30 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents the lecture "The United Colors of Islam and Muslims in the USA," by Nuri Tinaz, Fulbright scholar, reseach fellow, Centre of Islamic Studies. Maloney Hall, Room 302 B. For more information, call 202-319-5445.

1:30 to 6 p.m., the Department of English presents the second annual graduate student mini-conference on Anglo-Saxon literature and culture. The mini-conference includes papers on early medieval English culture. A reception featuring medieval food follows. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen Happel Room. For more information, call 202-238-2028.

6 p.m., the Oliveira Lima Library presents the lecture "Silenced Voices: Women Writers in 18th-Century Portugal," by Vanda Anastácio of the University of Lisbon. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery. For more information, e-mail 43bisconti@cua.edu.

Friday, May 2
10 to 11 a.m., the School of Nursing presents a lecture on research opportunities and funding, by Jim Battles, senior service fellow for patient safety, Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Agency for Healthcare Research. Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5403.

Saturday, May 3
8 p.m., the CUA Chamber Choir performs works by Benjamin Britten and Francis Poulenc. The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.nationalshrine.com.

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 Campus Ministry

Luaupalooza 2008
Come join us on Friday, May 2, from 5 to 10 p.m. on the lawn of the Pryzbyla Center for an end-of-the- year celebration. Luaupalooza 2008 includes free t-shirts, food, rides, games and much more. For more information, contact the Office of Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575.

Mission Belize
The Mission Belize team is collecting communion dresses, veils and school supplies to bring to the children of Punta Gorda, Belize, during its two-week trip this summer. If you, your family or friends have any used white communion dresses in good condition you’d like to donate, or any school supplies, they will be gratefully accepted in Office of Campus Ministry until May 16. For more information, contact Erin Craine at craine@cua.edu.  

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Announcements

Annual Vacation Leave Management for Exempt Employees
CUA’s vacation leave policy states that exempt (salaried) status employees may carry over a maximum of seven days to the next fiscal year. This year, exempt status employees may carry-over all unused vacation leave time from FY 2008 to the new fiscal year starting May 1, 2008. Please keep in mind that all vacation leave must continue to be approved by the employee’s supervisor, and all carry over vacation leave hours (greater than the seven days of carry-over defined in the vacation leave policy) must be used by August 31, 2008. Any exempt employee who wishes to carry over their unused vacation days in excess of seven days should complete the vacation leave carry-over request form available on the Announcements page of the Human Resources Web site at: http://humanresources.cua.edu/announcements/. All forms must be completed, approved and received in the Office of Human Resources by Friday, May 2, 2008. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 202-319-5050 with any questions.

Summer Housing for CUA Students
Summer housing is still available for CUA students in Millennium South, Caldwell and Seton halls; more information is on the Housing Services Web site at http://housing.cua.edu/.  In order to be eligible for an on-campus summer assignment through Housing Services, individuals must be a current CUA student or a visiting college student enrolled in summer courses at CUA. Current CUA students do not need to be enrolled in summer classes in order to be eligible for summer housing. This is a great opportunity for CUA students to pursue internships and other career opportunities in the Washington, D.C., area during the summer months.Information on summer internships is available in the Office of Career Services and on their Web site at http://careers.cua.edu/.

Weight Watchers at Work
The Office of Human Resources and the Washington, D.C., branch of Weight Watchers International invite students, faculty and staff to register for a Weight Watchers at Work program to be held on campus for 12 weeks this summer.The program will teach participants how to make wise choices, eat healthy, enjoy food and exercise. The program fee for the 12 weeks is $168, payable in two installments. An information session will be held at noon on April 30 in Leahy Hall, Room 100. For more information, contact Marion Ficke at 202-319-5870 or
ficke@cua.edu. If you are not going to be on campus for the entire summer, you can still join as your membership will be recognized at any Weight Watchers branch in the country.

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