Monday, Oct. 19, through Saturday, Oct. 24
Homecoming week. See Announcements for related events.
Monday, Oct. 19, Wednesday, Oct. 21, and Friday, Oct. 23
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values international seminar "Sacred and Secular: Complementary and/or Conflictual," will explore the topic "Paradigms of Philosophical Anthropology." Gibbons Hall, Room B12. Faculty members and graduate students who would like to participate are invited to contact Rev. George McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Oct. 19
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series presents "Importing protein toxins across the bacterial outer membrane," by Susan K. Buchanan, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Nathalie Dautin at 202-319-5278 or email@example.com.
4 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute will be renamed the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at a ceremony featuring a speech by Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., university president. Curley Hall, Vincent P. Walter Jr. Board Room. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
6 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science presents "America's Growing Amnesia: The Challenge of Saving, Cataloging and Preserving Audio Visual Materials," a colloquium with Patrick Loughney, chief of the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation, Library of Congress. Marist Hall, Information Commons. For more information, contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 20
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts the Fall Career Fair. More than 30 employers seeking to fill spring and summer interships as well as full-time positions for 2010 graduates will be attending. For the full list of employers, visit http://careers.cua.edu. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For resume help before the fair, stop by the Office of Career Services in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 202.
5 to 6:30 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents "The Future of Consumer Finance Regulation," as part of the Critical Insights in the Law and Law Practice: Ethical and Moral Responsibility series. Panelists include Oliver Ireland, partner at Morrison & Foerster; Eric Stein, deputy assistant secretary for consumer protection at the U.S. Treasury Department; and Arthur Wilmarth, professor of law at George Washington University. National Press Club, 529 14th St., N.W., 13th floor, Washington, D.C. Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information, contact Tom Haederle at email@example.com. To R.s.v.p., contact Patty Davila at Davila@law.edu or 202-319-6126.
Wednesday, Oct. 21
10 a.m. to noon, the Office of Procurement Services sponsors a calendar show. See Announcements.
12:10 to 1:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (formerly the Life Cycle Institute) presents "Rescue Fantasies: The American Red Cross and the Humanitarian Moving Picture" by Jennifer Horne, associate professor of media studies. The lecture is part of the Brown Bag series. Maloney Hall, Room 302. For more information, contact Woinishet Negash at 202-319-5962 or 202-319-5999.
2 p.m., University Libraries presents a RefWorks faculty workshop, offering faculty the chance to learn more about the online bibliographic compiler. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, MERIC Classroom. For more information or to R.s.v.p. (by Oct. 19), e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Global Warming from a Science Perspective — Is it Real?," by Diane Bunce, professor of chemistry. This lecture is part of the Dialogue on Demand series. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-6003 or e-mail email@example.com.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m., CUAbroad offers an information session on CUA's new three-week Summer in Italy program, which focuses on the study of Italian culture and society through literature, visual arts, archeology and architecture. Students will live and study in Rome for two weeks and spend one week on the island of Capri. McMahon Hall, Room 202. For more information, call 202-319-6010.
Thursday, Oct. 22
10 a.m., the Office of Conferences and Pryzbyla Management presents a seminar reviewing the online scheduling process at http://events.cua.edu. Pryzbyla Center, Room 331. For more information, contact Sarah Bleaken at 202-319-5291 or Bleaken@cua.edu.
Noon, CUAbroad offers an information session on the university's Rome semester. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information on the program and a complete list of information session dates, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/Rome.cfm.
4 to 7 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service presents the first biennial Daniel Thursz Memorial Lecture: "Recent Changes in Global Aging: From Social Development to Rights-Based Approaches," by Irene Hoskins, president of the International Federation on Ageing. Mullen Library, May Gallery. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact Janet Rosenkrantz at 202-319-5454 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 p.m., the School of Canon Law presents the Third Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture, "The Language of the New Missal in Light of the Constitution on Sacred Liturgy," by Most Rev. Donald W. Trautman, bishop of Erie, Pa. Reception to follow. Caldwell Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5492 or e-mail email@example.com.
5 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies and the Graduate Student Association present "The Last Viking Sea-Kings of the British Isles (1079-1265)," by R. Andrew McDonald, associate professor of history, Brock University, Ontario, Canada. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5794.
7:30 p.m., the Department of Media Studies presents its 2009 Student Film Fest. Films will be shown by students in the media production classes of spring 2009. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-6221.
Friday, Oct. 23
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy sponsors "The Contemporary Relevance of Husserl's The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology," by Richard Cobb-Stevens, professor of philosophy at Boston College. This is the eighth lecture of the Fall 2009 Lecture Series, "The Issue of Truth — In Honor of Robert Sokolowski." Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://philosophy.cua.edu.
5:30 to 8 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning hosts a reception to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies. Crough Center, Joseph Miller Exhibition Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5188.
Saturday, Oct. 24
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts an information session and tour for prospective students. For more information, contact Christine Mica, dean of admissions, at email@example.com, or visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/tours/html.