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Monday, Jan. 28
5 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a Teach for America information session. See Announcements.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 29
12:10 p.m., CUA celebrates the Patronal Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas with a university Mass. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church. Classes scheduled to begin at 11:10 a.m. should end at 11:50 a.m., and classes scheduled to begin at 12:35 p.m. should begin at 1:20 p.m. Faculty members are welcome to participate in the Mass in academic regalia. The celebrant of the Mass will be Very Rev. Joseph Baranger, O.P., prior of the Dominican House of Studies, and the homilist will be Very Rev. Steven Boguslawski, O.P., president of the Dominican House of Studies.

1:45 p.m., Very Rev. David M. O’Connell, C.M., university president, will dedicate Aquinas Hall (former Life Cycle Building) with Rev. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., dean of the School of Philosophy. All the residents of the building are especially invited to join in this ceremony. University faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served following the event. For more information, call 202-319-5600.

Wednesday, Jan. 30
5:15-6:15 p.m., the Columbus School of Law's Securities Law Program and Securities Law Students Association present "Sub-primes: How Did We Get Here and How Are We Getting Ourselves Out?" by Ramon de Castor, senior vice president for Capital Markets-Mortgages, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae). Columbus School of Law, Walter J. Slowinski Courtroom. A light reception will follow in the atrium. For more information, contact Constantia Dedoulis at
dedoulis@law.edu.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents "How Dutch Design Will Save You," by Aaron Betsky, director, Cincinnati Art Museum. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Royal Netherlands Embassy and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Assistant Professor Adnan Morshed at morshed@cua.edu or 202-319-6185.

Thursday, Jan. 31
10 a.m., the Columbus School of Law's Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion presents "The International Criminal Court," by Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al-Hussein, ambassador of Jordan to the United States. This discussion is part of the Middle East Religious Dialogue Program. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to R.s.v.p. (by Monday, Jan. 28), e-mail Constantia Dedoulis at
dedoulis@law.edu.

11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents the 2008 Engineering Internship and Job Fair. See Announcements.

Friday, Feb. 1
Noon, the Office of Human Resources and the Washington, D.C., branch of Weight Watchers International invite students, faculty and staff to join a Weight Watchers at Work program. See Announcements.


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 Campus Ministry

RENEW
Sign up for the spring sessions of RENEW at the Campus Ministry Web page, http://ministry.cua.edu.

Men's Discernment Group Mass with Arlington Bishop
The Men’s Discernment Group is invited to celebrate Mass with Bishop Paul S. Loverde of the Diocese of Arlington, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel followed by dinner in the Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. Bishop Loverde will lead a discussion, “The Bishop and His Priests.” Those planning to attend should e-mail Rev. Robert Schlageter, O.F.M. Conv., at Schlageter@cua.edu.

Senior Retreat – “Falling Into Grace: Catholic after Catholic”
The Senior Retreat will take place Friday, Feb. 8, to Sunday, Feb. 10. Spend a fun, peaceful and reflective weekend with your classmates before graduation. The cost is $40; scholarships are available. For more information or to request special assistance, e-mail Emily Wallace at
18Wallace@cua.edu. Sign up at http://ministry.cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb. 4
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Dialogue vs. Manifesto: Eileen Gray vs. Le Corbusier," by Caroline Constant, professor of architecture, University of Michigan. This lecture is part of the "Exploration of Irish Design Culture and Built Heritage" spring lecture series and offers AIA Continuing Education learning units. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Assistant Professor Adnan Morshed at morshed@cua.edu or 202-319-6185.

Tuesday, Feb. 5
5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the Third Annual Frank R. Mastrangelo Lecture, "Gadda's Cartographies of Fascist Rome," by Ellen Nerenberg, associate professor of Italian, Wesleyan University. Aquinas Hall, Room 102. Reception to follow. For more information, call 202-319-5240.

Wednesday, Feb. 6
Ash Wednesday. Campus Masses will be celebrated at 8 a.m., 12:15 p.m. and 5 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel; 12:10 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in the Law School Chapel; and 9 p.m. at St. Vincent's Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Thursday, Feb. 7
2 p.m., the Columbus School of Law's Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion presents "The Challenges of Jerusalem: Geneva, Annapolis and Beyond," by Menachem Klein, senior lecturer of political science at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and Daniel Levy, senior fellow and director of the Middle East Policy Initiative of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation. This discussion is part of the Middle East Religious Dialogue Program. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to R.s.v.p. (by Monday, Jan. 28), e-mail Constantia Dedoulis at
dedoulis@law.edu.

4-6 p.m., the Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, the Rumi Forum and the Institute for Interreligious Study and Dialogue present " 'A Word in Common Between Us and You': G
etting Our Categories Right in the Theological Encounter," by Rev. Daniel Madigan, S.J., director of the Institute for the Study of Religions at Gregorian University, Rome, and visiting professor at Georgetown University. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, contact Charles B. Jones at 202-319-6882 or jonesc@cua.edu.

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Announcements

Visited the Photo Gallery Lately?
Visit http://galleries.cua.edu/ to view photos from the March for Life on Tuesday, Jan. 22; Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 21; and the Advent/Christmas Mass and university Christmas celebration, both held on Thursday, Dec. 20.

Teach for America Information Session
The Office of Career Services presents a Teach for America information session on Monday, Jan. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. Find out how to join the more than 12,000 individuals of all academic backgrounds and professional paths who have impacted the lives of nearly 3 million students across the country. Food will be provided. To register for the information session, go to http://careers.cua.edu/Eventreg.cfm or call career services at 202-319-5623.

Teach For America's final application deadline is Friday, Feb. 15. Applications are available at www.teachforamerica.org/online.

Engineering Internship and Job Fair
The Office of Career Services presents the 2008 Engineering Internship and Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. Employers will be available with information on summer internships, full-time jobs for those graduating in May, and current job and internship opportunities. Attendees should bring resumes. For a list of employers planning to attend, go to http://careers.cua.edu. For more information, e-mail careers@cua.edu or call career services at 202-319-5623.

2007 W-2 Forms
The Office of Payroll announces that employees' W-2 forms for 2007 will be in the mail no later than Jan. 31. Also, as a reminder, if you have recently moved and have not notified the Office of Human Resources of your current address, please complete an Employee Data Form. For more information, call payroll at 202-319-5512 or human resources at 202-319-5050. 

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 join a Weight Watchers at Work program to be held on campus for 12 weeks this semester. 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.

Meetings will be held at noon each Wednesday in Leahy Hall, Room 100, starting Feb. 6. The first meeting of the session will be held Friday, Feb. 1, at noon. Weight Watchers can accept participants at any meeting during the semester with payment for the remaining weeks at $14 per week. For more information, contact Marion Ficke at 202-319-5870 or ficke@cua.edu.

Room Selection 2008
In order to participate in Room Selection 2008, intent forms and the $500 prepayment are due to the Office of Housing Services in Cardinal Hall, Room 160, by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8. Prepayments can be made online using CardinalPay via eCheck or credit card (a convenience fee applies for credit card transactions), at the cashier’s office in Leahy Hall with cash, or in housing services via personal checks or Cardinal Card.

Eligible participants include current undergraduate and graduate students who reside on campus, undergraduates studying abroad during the 2008 spring semester and rising seniors who participated in room selection last year but were not able to select a space during the lottery process. More information is available on the housing services Web site, http://housing.cua.edu, or by contacting housing services at cua-housing@cua.edu or 202-319-5615.

Faculty and Staff Family Appreciation Day
Provost James Brennan, members of the Athletics staff and student athletes invite faculty and staff to Family Appreciation Day, occuring between the women’s and men’s basketball games against Moravian College on Sunday, Feb. 17. The women’s game is scheduled for 2 p.m. and the men’s game at 4 p.m.  The reception will take place in the time between the games, beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. The reception will include food and beverages in the Hall of Fame area on the second floor of the Raymond A. DuFour Center. Please R.s.v.p. with the number in your party on or before Wednesday, Feb. 13, to Cantwell@cua.edu

Read-Across-America Day
The Office of Alumni Relations invites alumni, students, faculty and staff to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss on Monday, March 3, by reading to students at St. Anthony's School, at 12th and Monroe streets in Brookland, between 8:30 a.m. and noon. For more information or to register, call 202-319-5608.

New Medical Insurance Information for Participating Students
The Division of Student Life announces there is new information available for students participating in medical insurance though the university. For more information, go to http://studentinsurance.cua.edu/ or choose from the following options:

  • For questions regarding student medical insurance, contact the Chickering Group Customer Service office at 1-877-480-4169. Operators are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • For questions regarding default enrollment or waiver process, contact CUA's student medical insurance administrator at williamb@cua.edu.
  • For billing questions, contact the Office of Student Accounts at 202-319-5036.

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