Monday, Oct. 27
4 to 5:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law hosts a "Town Hall Discussion on the Financial Meltdown" for CUA faculty and students. The discussion will feature Ralph Rohner, professor of law; Heidi Schooner, professor of law; David Lipton, professor of law and director of the school's Securities Regulation Program; Andrew Miller, deputy general counsel for Fannie Mae; Rev. Seamus Finn, O.M.I., a representative of institutional investors; Melanie Fein, a banking expert; and John Dean, an expert on student financial assistance programs. A light reception will follow. Columbus School of Law, Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-6081.
5 to 6 p.m., CUAbroad sponsors an information session on CUA in Rome with David Dawson Vasquez, program director. McMahon Hall, Room 112. For more information go to http://cuabroad.cua.edu or call 202-319-6010.
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts an information session on opportunities at St Luke’s House, an organization providing housing and psychiatric rehabilitation and comprehensive mental health services in Montgomery County, Md. The session is open to all majors; internships are available all year. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 327. For more information or to register, call 202-319-5623 or visit http://careers.cua.edu.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Metropolitan College hosts an open house for undergraduate degree programs in management, information technology, interdisciplinary studies, social science and social work. Experts will be available to talk about financial aid, prior learning assessment and combined bachelor's/master's programs. For more information call 202-319-5256.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
12:30 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Making Citizens: American Film and Civil Discourse," by Jennifer Horne, assistant professor of media studies. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. This lecture is part of Life Cycle's annual Brown Bag Lunch series. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
3:10 p.m., the Center for Academic Success presents the workshop “Learning Style — Adapt Your Studying According to Your Preferences.” Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. To enroll visit http://success.cua.edu/, stop by the center in Pryzbyla Center Room 201, call 202-319-5655 or just come to the workshop.
5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval Byzantine Studies and the Graduate Student Association present "Between Philosophy and Religion: The Epistemological Foundations of Science in Medieval Muslim Societies," by Ahmad Dallal, associate professor and chair of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. A light reception will follow. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.
6:30 p.m., the Graduate Student Association presents "Religion, Politics and the 2008 Election," by Lyman Kellstedt, professor of political science at Wheaton College. Caldwell Hall, Auditorium. For more information, contact Chris Born at email@example.com or 513-508-4816.
Thursday, Oct. 30
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Office of Disability Support Services sponsors a Resource and Volunteer Fair. Information will be available about the resources for people with disabilities and the volunteer activities sponsored by groups including: DC Autism Society, Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, Best Buddies and American Council of the Blind. Pryzbyla Center, Third Floor Atrium. People needing accommodations (including alternative formats and interpreters or transcribers) should contact disability support services at 202-319-5211 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements.
12:10 p.m., the Center for Academic Success presents the workshop “Learning Style — Adapt Your Studying According to Your Preferences.” Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. To enroll visit http://success.cua.edu/, stop by the center in Pryzbyla Center Room 201, call 202-319-5655 or just come to the workshop.
4 p.m., the School of Canon Law hosts “Liturgy and Ecclesiastical Law: Some Canonical and Pastoral Challenges,” by Rev. R. Kevin Seasoltz, O.S.B., professor of theology at the College of St. Benedict, St. John’s University. This is the second annual lecture honoring Monsignor Frederick R. McManus, a CUA alumnus and former professor/dean of the School of Canon Law. Przybyla Center, Great Room A and B. Reception to follow. For more information, call 202-319-5492, e-mail email@example.com or visit http://canonlaw.cua.edu/events.
Friday, Oct. 31
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "The Fragile Convergence: Structures of Metaphysical Thinking," by Andreas Speer, professor of philosophy and director of the Thomas Institut at the University of Cologne. This lecture is part of the "Metaphysical Themes, In Honor of John F. Wippel" lecture series. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, contact the Office of the Dean at 202-319-5259 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents Giacomo Puccini's "La Boheme," directed by Matthew Gardiner and Fabiana Bravo with music direction by David Searle. Performances will take place on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. The opera will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. Hartke Theatre. Tickets are $20 for general audience, $10 for seniors, CUA faculty and staff and any college student with valid ID. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
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