12:30 p.m., CUAbroad hosts Education Abroad 101 information sessions providing details on the study abroad programs offered at CUA, eligibility, the application process and finances. McMahon Hall, Room 111. To view the Education Abroad 101 PowerPoint, visit: http://cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/index.cfm#edabroad101.
Monday, Oct. 5
Noon, CUAbroad hosts an information session on the Oxford Honors program. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information on the program, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/Oxfordopus.cfm.
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series presents “The Mechanism of Bacterial Virulence Factor Secretion Via the Autotransporter (Type V) Pathway” by Harris D. Bernstein of the Genetic and Biochemistry Branch of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Nathalie Dautin at 202-319-5278 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 6, and Wednesday, Oct. 7
The School of Theology and Religious Studies and Theological College co-host "Ministerial Priesthood in the Third Millennium: 'Faithfulness of Christ, Faithfulness of Priests,'" a symposium for the Year for Priests.
Father David M. O'Connell, university president, will provide welcoming remarks.
Speakers on Oct. 6 will include Very Rev. Ronald D. Witherup, S.S., superior general, Society of St. Sulpice; Monsignor Paul G. McPartlan, Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism, School of Theology and Religious Studies; Rev. Michael C. Witczak, assistant professor, School of Theology and Religious Studies.
Speakers on Oct. 7 will include Most Rev. Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and CUA chancellor; Most Rev. Martin D. Holley, auxiliary bishop of Washington; Rev. Walter G. Lewis, Diocese of Richmond, Va.; Rev. Vincent J. O'Malley, C.M., pastor of St. Joseph's Church in Emmitsburg, Md.; Very Rev. Lawrence B. Terrien, S.S., former superior general, Society of St. Sulpice, and rector, Theological College, 1986 to 1992; and Monsignor Kevin W. Irwin, dean, School of Theology and Religious Studies, and Monsignor Walter J. Schmitz Professor of Liturgical Studies. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.
The registration fee for the symposium is $25. Those who would still like to register can contact the School of Theology and Religious Studies at 202-319-5683. For more information about the speakers, visit Catholic University’s Year For Priests’ Web site at http://yearforpriests.cua.edu/speakers.cfm. To view a live streaming video of the symposium, visit http://live.cua.edu/
3:30 p.m., CUAbroad hosts Education Abroad 101 information sessions offering details on the study abroad programs offered at CUA, eligibility, the application process and finances. McMahon Hall, Room 111. To view the Education Abroad 101 PowerPoint, visit: http://cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/index.cfm#edabroad101.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Academic Technology Services offers Blackboard training for faculty to demonstrate the basic features and capabilities of Blackboard 8. Leahy Hall, Room 51. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact Lisa Hawkins at 202-319-4768 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
12:10-1:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies (formerly the Life Cycle Institute) presents "Influence Without Power: The Minority Party in Congress" by Matt Green, assistant professor of politics. The lecture is part of the Brown Bag series. For more information, contact Woinishet Negash at 202-319-5962 or 202-319-5999.
4:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Global Warming — Global Poverty: The Connections," by Bill Dinges, professor of theology and religious studies and Life Cycle Institute fellow. This lecture is part of the Dialogue on Demand series. Pangborn Hall, Room 303. For more information, call 202-319-6003 or e-mail email@example.com.
Thursday, Oct. 8
Noon, CUAbroad hosts an information session on CUA’s flagship CUA in Rome education abroad program. 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
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Academic Technology Services offers Topaz training to demonstrate the features and capabilities of CUA's new Web content management tool, which can be used to create Web pages, edit, format content, add images and links, and perform other tasks. Shahan Hall, Room 201. For more information or to R.s.v.p., contact Lisa Hawkins at 202-319-4768 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and Musicology Colloquium present “ ‘For one, alas, I endure’ — but is that special one a man or a woman?” by Laura Youens, professor of music at George Washington University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Grayson Wagstaff at 202-319-5858 or email@example.com.
3 p.m., the Office of Conferences and Pryzbyla Management hosts a session to review the online scheduling process at http://events.cua.edu. Pryzbyla Center, Room 331. For more information, contact Sarah Bleaken at 202-319-5291 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
5:10 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "The Object of Desire: Sensuality and Eroticism in Byzantine Literature" by Christine Angelidi, research director at the National Hellenic Researwch Foundation at the Institute for Byzantine Research. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5794.
5:30 p.m., the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty presents "Consumerism, Subsidiarity and the Market," a lecture by Andrew Abela, chair of the Department of Business and Economics. The lecture is being delivered on the occasion of Abela's acceptance of the 2009 Novak Award from the Acton Institute. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. To register, visit https://secure.acton.org/reg/cnt/2009_novak_award.php.
Friday, Oct. 9
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the schools of architecture and planning, arts and sciences, engineering, library and information science, law, and social service as well as the First Year Experience and the offices of general counsel and disability support services present "Making My Class Accessible to Everyone Through Universal Design Principles," by Kirsten Behling, director of disability services at Suffolk University. The session from 8:30 a.m. to noon is geared toward faculty from the schools of nursing and social work. The session from 1 to 4:30 p.m. is geared toward all faculty. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321/323. Registration is required. For more information and to register, visit https://www.seattletech.com/registrations/index.php?1622-221-i-f.
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy sponsors " 'To Signify Not One Is to Signify Nothing:' Aristotle on Unity and Contradiction," by Daniel Maher, philosophy lecturer at Assumption College. This is the sixth 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 email@example.com or visit http://philosophy.cua.edu.
2 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session on the Oxford Honors program. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information on the program, visit http://cuabroad.cua.edu/programs/Oxfordopus.cfm.