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Monday, March 23, and Tuesday, March 24
The Columbus School of Law presents "The Eighth Conference on Portuguese and American Law: A Comparative Discussion of Immigration Law in the European Union and the United States." The conference will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Speakers will include Portuguese legal scholars from the University of Lisbon Law School and scholars in the areas of immigration law and policy. A keynote address will be given by Michael Aytes, acting deputy director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact Patricia Davila at 202-319-5735 or 
Davila@law.edu.

Monday, March 23
12:10 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and musicology colloquium present "Valencian Lamentations 1533-1700: Changing Texts, Tunes and Philosophies," by Greta Olson, professor of music at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Grayson Wagstaff, professor of music, at wagstaff@cua.edu.

2 p.m., The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception host an awards ceremony for the Trinity Dome Design Competition. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact George Martin, associate professor of architecture, at marting@cua.edu.

Tuesday, March 24
1 to 2 p.m., the Department of Public Safety holds a town hall meeting on "How We Manage Emergencies." See Announcements.

6 to 7:30 p.m., the Office of Career Services and the Center for Academic Success present “How to Choose a Major” workshop. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 351.  For more information and to register visit http://careers.cua.edu.

Wednesday, March 25
12:10 to 1 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents “American Catholic Responses to the Nazi Persecution of Europe’s Jews in the 1930s and 40s” by Maria Mazzenga, education archivist at the American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives. The talk is part of the institute's Brown Bag Lunch series. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

6 p.m., the Comparative Law Institute presents the 9th Annual Trade Panel, "The Trading World at the Threshold of Global Depression." The panel will feature Patrick A. Mulloy, commissioner of the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission; Daniel Ikensen, associate director of the Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies; Ambassador Craig Kelly, principal deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State; John Kneur, founder of the John Kneur Company LLC and former assistant secretary of commerce for communication and information; and Mark Ludwikowski (J.D. 1996) from Thompson Hine LLP. Law school, Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, contact Margaret Pooley at pooley@law.edu.

Thursday, March 26, to Sunday, March 29
The Department of Drama presents the premiere of "Squat," by Master of Fine Arts candidate Stephen Lewis. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday through Sunday, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $12 for general audience; $8 for senior citizens and CUA faculty, staff and alumni; and $5 for any student with a valid ID. Hartke Theatre. For more information, call 202-319-4000 or visit
http://drama.cua.edu.

Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28
8 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday, Relay for Life. Law School, lawn. See Announcements.

Saturday, March 28
6 p.m., the Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) sponsors its eighth annual Philippine Culture Night, featuring the student-produced show "Lessons from Lola." Enjoy an evening of Filipino cuisine, music, dance and traditions with a special address by Philippine Ambassador William C. Gaa. Tickets are $5 with a CUA ID, $8 without. Caldwell Hall, Auditorium. For more information, contact Melanie Singh at 02singh@cua.edu.

Sunday, March 29
2 to 5 p.m., as part of International Week, Centennial Village resident assistants invite students to travel with them as they transform each of the eight buildings in CV into a foreign country by featuring its culture. Enjoy a progressive dinner and fun activities along the way. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

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 Athletics

Tuesday, March 24
3:30 p.m., the men's tennis team hosts Stevenson University. Raymond A. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

Saturday, March 28
Noon, the men's and women's tennis teams host the University of Scranton. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

12:30 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Moravian College. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

2:30 p.m., the men's lacrosse team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

2:30 p.m., the softball team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center, softball field.

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Campus Ministry

Residence Hall Confessions
Residence hall confessions continue. The schedule follows:

  • Monday, March 23
    8 to 10 p.m., Conaty Hall — Rev. Robert Schlageter, O.F.M. Conv., university chaplain
    8 to 10 p.m., Millennium South — Rev. Andy Santamauro, O.F.M. Conv., assistant chaplain for R.C.I.A.
  • Tuesday, March 24
    8 to 10 p.m., Spellman Hall — Father Bob
    8 to 10 p.m., Ryan Hall — Father Andy 
  • Wednesday, March 25
    8 to 10 p.m., Regan Hall — Father Andy 
  • Thursday, March 26
    8 to 10 p.m., Millennium North — Father Bob   
  • Monday, March 30
    8 to 10 p.m., Centennial Village (details to be announced)

For more information, call Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575.

Lenten Observances
Stations of the Cross, a traditional Lenten devotion, will be held Monday at 6 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. Lenten Adoration continues each weekday in Caldwell Chapel following the 12:15 p.m. Mass. All are invited to spend time before the Blessed Sacrament in prayer. Remember that the Church asks us to abstain from eating meat on Fridays throughout Lent. For more information, call Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575. 

School Supply Drive
This lent, the Office of Campus Ministry is collecting school supplies to send to the summer mission trip destinations in Belize and Honduras. New and slightly used school supplies can be dropped off in designated boxes in Campus Ministry, Leahy Hall or the Pryzbyla Center Information Desk before Easter break. For more information, call Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575. 

24-Hour Fast
All are invited to participate in a 24-hour fast this Lent in solidarity for those who go without and in an exercise of simplifying our lives so that we may grow in Christ. The fast will begin on Wednesday, March 25, starting with breakfast at 8 a.m. in Campus Ministry and concluding with Mass at 8 a.m. in the Law School Chapel on Thursday, March 26.

Taize Lenten Prayer
All are invited to Campus Ministry's annual Taize Lenten Prayer — an evening of sung prayer, meditation and scripture — on Tuesday, March 31, at 9 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. For more information, contact Campus Ministry at 202-319-5575.

Palm Sunday and Holy Week Schedule
Sunday, April 5, is Palm Sunday. University Masses will be celebrated at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. in St. Vincent's Chapel and 4 p.m. in the Crypt Church of the National Shrine. On Monday, April 6, the annual Campuswide Candlelight Way of the Cross will begin at 8 p.m. at Campus Ministry. On Thursday, April 9, the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper will be celebrated at 8 p.m. in St. Vincent's Chapel. On Friday, April 10, the Living Stations of the Cross will take place at noon in Caldwell Chapel and the Good Friday Service with Veneration of the Cross will take place at 3 p.m. in St. Vincent's Chapel. On Holy Saturday, April 11, the Easter Vigil will be celebrated at 8 p.m. in St. Vincent's Chapel. For more information, contact Jessica Deprizio at deprizio@cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 30, to Wednesday, April 8
The University Archives presents "James Magner: Catholic University Priest, International Traveler and Collector." This exhibit is presented to coincide with International Week, organized by the Center for Global Education. Monsignor Magner served as vice rector for business and finance and director of The Catholic University of America Press from 1940 to 1969. Objects from his travels around the world will be on display for the first time. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery. For more information, contact the Archives at 202-319-5065.

Monday, March 30
Noon to 2:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education, International Affairs Association, Delta Sigma Theta and CUA international students present the CUA Global Fair featuring cultural displays, international food and music. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. From noon to 1:30 p.m., the fair will feature the CUA Overseas Program Showcase. The fair also will feature Culture Fest 2009:

  • Taste of Cultures, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Members of the university community are invited to participate in the Taste of Cultures by sharing their heritage with the CUA community while enjoying someone else’s. Those taking part will bring a favorite ethnic food to share with the community. For more information, contact the Center for Global Education at 202-319-5618.
  • Sounds of Culture, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. A live demonstration of Andean music (indigenous South American music) will be presented by CUA's international students.

For more information about the CUA Global Fair, contact the center at 202-319-5618.

1 to 2 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents Todd Walker, founding principal of Archimania in Memphis, Tenn. He will speak on several of his recent award-winning green design projects. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Temple Washington, associate professor of practice, at washinga@cua.edu.

7 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents an International Film Festival featuring Lista De Espera (The Waiting List). The film will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is part of International Week. Gowan Hall, Auditorium. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

5:15 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "Eusebius of Emesa, Commentary on Genesis," a lecture by Lucas van Rompay, professor of religion at Duke University. The seminar will be followed by a buffet supper. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, call 202-319-5794.

5:30 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute, Department of Sociology and District of Columbia Sociological Society present "Urban Education: America's Inner City Schools" by Andres Alonso, CEO of the Baltimore Public School System. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. A reception will follow. For more information, contact Sandra Hanson, professor of sociology, at hanson@cua.edu or 202-319-5955.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents Leon Krier, renowned architect, planner and author of The Architecture of Community, who will give a lecture about his book. A reception and book-signing will follow. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact edwardssh@cua.edu.

Tuesday, March 31
12 to 1:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education presents "Conversations Across Cultures," a brown bag lunch featuring international students and scholars who will share their individual experiences of coming to study in the United States and at CUA. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-5618.

4 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences and Department of Politics present "Lincoln and the Constitution" by Herman Belz, professor emeritus of history at the University of Maryland and academic adviser to the president of the James Madison Foundation. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5114.

7 p.m. the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents an International Film Festival featuring La Doublure (The Valet). The film will be shown in French with English subtitles. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is part of International Week. Aquinas Hall, Room 102. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays in April
The Office of University Admissions hosts Cardinal Visit Days with information sessions and campus tours geared specifically toward high school sophomores and juniors. For more information, contact Chrstine Mica, dean of admissions, at mica@cua.edu, or visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/jvd.html.

Wednesday, April 1 
12:15 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents a video showing of the Society for the Sociological Study of Religion's tribute to the late Dean Hoge, professor emeritus of sociology. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

7 p.m. the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents an International Film Festival featuring Manual D'Amour. The film will be shown in Italian with English subtitles. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is part of International Week. Aquinas Hall, Room 102. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

Thursday, April 2
7 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies' biblical studies program presents "The Construction of Psalms by Means of Matching Panels," the annual Roland E. Murphy Memorial Lecture, by Rev. Lawrence E. Boadt, C.S.P., professor emeritus of Washington Theological Union. Refreshments will be served. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. For more information, contact Pete Brown at 33brown@cua.edu.

7 p.m. the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents an International Film Festival featuring Advertising Rules! Victor Vogel — Commercial Man. The film will be shown in German with English subtitles. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is part of International Week. Aquinas Hall, Room 102. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

Friday, April 3
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service and the Howard University School of Social Work co-sponsor a Social Work Job and Career Fair. Caldwell Hall, Auditorium. For more information, contact Janet Rosenkrantz at 202-319-5454.

7 p.m. the Endless Reel Society and Department of Media Studies present Persepolis. The film will be shown in French, Persian, German and English with English subtitles. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is part of International Week. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

Sunday April 5
2 to 5:30 p.m., CUA's African Council Committed To Enlighten Students and Society (ACCESS) sponsors the C-United Soccer Cup. Law School, lawn. This event is part of International Week. For more information, visit http://international.cua.edu/I-week.

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Announcements

Town Hall Meeting on Emergencies
The Department of Public Safety invites all members of the university community to attend one of two remaining town hall meetings on "How We Manage Emergencies." Public safety and environmental health and safety administrators will talk about the university's preparations for responding to emergencies and solicit feedback from members of the university community. Among the topics to be reviewed will be procedures that CUA community members need to follow under the "shelter in place" and "evacuation" scenarios. Meetings will take place:

Tuesday, March 24, from 1 to 2 p.m. in McGivney Hall, Room 106
Wednesday, April 8, from 3 to 4 p.m. in Aquinas Hall, Room 102

For more information, call 202-319-5111.

Relay for Life with CUA
More than 570,000 people died in 2008 from cancer. As disheartening as this news is, there is something that can be done. CUA community members are invited to take part in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life on the law school lawn from 8 p.m. on March 27 to 8 a.m. on March 28, and come together, for one night, to battle cancer. The event will include free food, prizes and fun. To sign up, visit www.cuarelay.org, or for more information, e-mail cuarfl@gmail.com.

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 and confidence in all phases of the game. With a small 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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