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Monday, April 27
Last day of classes. (Law School)

4 to 7 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents "Catholic Social Teachings and the 111th Congress." Lindy Boggs and Thomas P. Melady, former ambassadors to the Vatican, serve as honorary co-chairs of the symposium. Panelists include Rev. John Langan, S.J., Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Professor of Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University; Maryann Cusimano Love, associate professor of politics at Catholic University and Life Cycle Institute fellow; John Steinbruner, professor and director of the Center of International and Security Studies at the University of Maryland; Leslie Tentler, professor of history at CUA and LCI fellow, and Robert Destro, professor at CUA’s Columbus School of Law and former Reagan administration Civil Rights Commissioner. Rev. George McLean, O. P., professor of philosophy at CUA and LCI fellow, will moderate the panel. Sen. Robert Casey, D-Pa., and Ambassador Thomas P. Melady will provide additional invited remarks. A wine-and-cheese reception will follow the panel discussion. The event is free and open to the public, but an R.s.v.p. is required. Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 562, First St. and Constitution Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact the Life Cycle Institute at 202-319-5999.

Tuesday, April 28
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its annual Opera Scenes Program. It will include graduates and undergraduates majoring in voice performance, and also students in the divisions of composition, conducting and musicology. Scenes from two recent operas by graduate composition majors John Diomede and Michael Oberhauser open the program, each preceded by brief remarks on the creation of their works by the composers. The program continues with multiple scenes from Erich Korngold’s Die Tote Stadt, with remarks by graduate musicology candidate Janet McKinney and conducted by graduate student Randall Steward. All vocal participants are enrolled in the opera workshop course or in opera practicum, under the direction of Elaine Walter, professor of music. No tickets required. Ward Hall, Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Thursday, April 30
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Department of Public Safety hosts an unclaimed property auction. See Announcements.

Friday, May 1
Last day of classes.

6 p.m., the Department of History presents readings from "The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers and the Lessons of Anti-Communism," a new book by Assistant Professor Michael Kimmage. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 351. For more information, contact Kimmage at kimmage@cua.edu.

Saturday, May 2
7:30 p.m., The Catholic University of America Combined Choruses present a concert featuring the CUA Women's Chorus, conducted by Keith Reas, lecturer; the CUA Town and Gown Community Chorus, conducted by Jennifer Seighman; the University Chorus and Chamber Choir, conducted by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music; and organ accompaniment by master's candidate Jonathan Laird and doctoral candidate William Atwood. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

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Campus Ministry

Tanzania Container
The Office of Campus Ministry will be packing the container to be shipped to Tanzania on Monday, May 4. Many volunteers will be needed as there will be only four hours in which to pack the container. To sign up, go to http://ministry.cua.edu.

Summer Mass
The 9 p.m. Mass at St. Vincent's Chapel continues all summer. Students staying in the area are invited to help with music and liturgical ministries. For more information, e-mail Jessica DePrizio Cole at deprizio@cua.edu.

Commencement Choir
CUA students, faculty and staff are invited to sing at the Baccalaureate Mass, for the class of 2009. Rehearsals will take place Monday, May 11, from noon to 2 p.m.; Tuesday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, May 13, from noon to 2 p.m. in Ward Hall, John Paul Rehearsal Room. On Thursday, May 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. there will be a dress rehearsal in the Basilica, Upper Church. The choir will warm up on Friday, May 15, at 3 p.m. for the 4 p.m. liturgy. For more information or to sign up for the choir, e-mail Jon Laird at 12laird@cua.edu or Kevin O'Brien at 37obrien@cua.edu

Luaupalooza! 
The CUA community is invited to attend the annual end-of-the-year celebration, Luaupalooza, on Friday, May 1, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Pryzbyla Lawn. Activities include free rides, food, t-shirts and live music. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Senior Week Mass
Seniors are invited to attend a Mass for Senior Week on Sunday, May 10, at 9 p.m. at St. Vincent's Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5575.
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Upcoming Events

Friday, May 15
4 p.m., Baccalaureate Mass. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Upper Church. For more information, visit http://graduation.cua.edu/.

Saturday, May 16
10 a.m., The Catholic University of America's 120th Annual Commencement Ceremony. University Mall in front of the East steps of the Basilica. For more information, visit http://graduation.cua.edu//commencement.cfm.

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Announcements

Unclaimed Lost-and-Found Property Auction
The Department of Public Safety will hold an auction for unclaimed lost-and-found property on Thursday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Leahy Hall 1st floor conference room. There will be a viewing for persons to claim lost property from 9 to 10:45 a.m. that day. In order to claim any property you must provide proper identification and proof of ownership.

To see the current list of unclaimed lost-and-found property, visit http://publicsafety.cua.edu/lfproperty.cfm.

Mullen Library Open All Night for Exam Week
The John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library will be open extended hours for final exams. Library hours will be:

Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3: 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Monday, May 4: Open at 8 a.m.
Tuesday, May 5, to Thursday, May 7: Open 24 hours
Friday, May 8: Open until midnight
Saturday, May 9: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Limited services will be available after midnight. The stacks will be closed, but laptops will be available for loan. Everyone entering the library will be asked to show ID. Only those showing a CUA ID will be admitted after 2 a.m. For more information, call 202-319-5070.

Fall Semester Housing is Still Available
Current students who have not made their plans for housing next year should know that Housing Services still has a variety of room type options available for the fall 2009 semester. Single, double, triple, and suite or apartment style spaces are available now or may be available during the course of the summer. Students interested in on-campus housing should complete and submit a Residence Hall and Dining Services Application form to Housing Services in Cardinal Hall, Room 160; the housing deposit can be waived at this time. Available spaces will be assigned on a first-come/first-served basis. For more information, contact Housing Services at cua-housing@cua.edu or call 202-319-5615.

Summer Housing for CUA Students
Summer housing is available for CUA students in Opus Hall. Caldwell and Seton halls are also available for graduate and law students seeking summer housing. More information, including the application, is available at http://housing.cua.edu/. In order to be eligible for an on-campus summer assignment through the Office of Housing Services, individuals must be current CUA students or visiting college students 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 D.C. area during the summer months. Information on summer internships is available in the Office of Career Services and at http://careers.cua.edu/.

Cardinal Basketball Academy Camp Dates Announced
The Catholic University men's and women's basketball programs will host a series of instructional camps throughout the summer at the Raymond A. DuFour Center. The camps are scheduled for June 15 to 19, June 22 to 26, and Aug. 17 to 21.

Open to students ages 7 to 15, the camps will aim to improve the fundamental skills of basketball while increasing each athlete's understanding of and confidence in all phases of the game. With a low counselor-to-camper ratio, the Cardinal Basketball Academy will offer all players the opportunity to receive individual attention during the week.

Registration forms can be downloaded at http://www.cuacardinals.com/links/2009_CARDINAL_BASKETBALL_ACADEMY.pdf?dec=. For more information, call Steve Howes, men's basketball coach, at 202-319-6046.

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 For Your Benefit

Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees who still have a balance in Flexible Spending Accounts for the 2008 calendar year have until Thursday, April 30, to submit receipts to United Healthcare. The form to submit receipts can be found at http://humanresources.cua.edu/forms/FSAHRA_GenericClaimForm.pdf. The CUA group number is 710902 and employees' individual IDs are the subscriber IDs on United Healthcare insurance cards. For more information, call the human resources office at 202-319-5050.

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