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Monday, April 26
12:10 p.m., the Department of Biology Graduate Seminar Series presents "Evolutionary loss of regeneration in annelids: pattern and process" by Alexa Bely, assistant professor of biology, University of Maryland, College Park. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, contact Ann Corsi, associate professor of biology, at 202-319-5274 or corsi@cua.edu.

4 to 6 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents "The Ethics of the Obama Administration's Nuclear Weapons Policy: Catholic Perspectives," a symposium featuring Archbishop Edwin O’Brien of Baltimore, former head of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA; Rose Gottemoeller, assistant secretary of state for verification, compliance, and implementation; Maryann Cusimano Love, IPR fellow, associate professor of politics, and U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom fellow; Retired Maj. Gen. William Burns, professor at the Army War College and a former U.S. arms negotiator; and William Barbieri, IPR fellow and associate professor of theology and religious studies. McGivney Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999 or visit http://ipr.cua.edu/events/symp-obama-nuclear.cfm.

6 to 6:30 p.m., the Department of Politics sponsors the visit of a foreign service officer who will talk to students interested in taking the foreign service exam or looking for a career with the Department of State. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, call Stephanie Rahman at 312-848-9197.

7:30 p.m., the CUA Wind Ensemble presents its spring concert. Archbishop Carroll High School, 4300 Harewood Road, N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Wednesday, April 28
2 to 6:30 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity hosts a Joint Half-Day Seminar with Fellows from Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. McMahon Hall, Room 300. A light reception will follow. For more information, call Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.

6 p.m., the Olivian Society and the Kappa Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau present "Civil War Medicine: Nurses and Nursing," a dinner discussion by William Campbell, a nurse historian, Civil War re-enactor, and professor of nursing at Salisbury University. A $35 donation is suggested. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Agnes Burkhard at 48burkhard@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Thursday, April 29
5:30 to 7 p.m., Catholic University hosts an open house offering information on three new masters programs: biotechnology, materials science and engineering, and nuclear environmental protection. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, third floor. For more information, visit http://newmasters.cua.edu/. R.s.v.p. by calling 202-319-5057 or go to http://newmasters.cua.edu/rsvp/.

Friday, April 30
5 p.m., Campus Ministry presents Luaupolooza. See Campus Ministry.

Friday, April 30, to Saturday, May 1
8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning hosts "A Living Presence: Extending and Transforming the Tradition of Catholic Sacred Architecture," featuring a keynote address on Friday, April 30, at 5:30 p.m., by Cardinal Justin Francis Rigali, archbishop of Philadelphia. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies. The symposium is open to the public. The keynote lecture is free, but there is a charge for other symposium events. Registration is requested. For a full schedule and more information on rates and registration, visit http://architecture.cua.edu/alivingpresence.

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 Campus Ministry

Baccalaureate Mass Blessing
Seniors who are planning to participate in long-term service, enter the priesthood, religious life or the military, should e-mail Emmjolee Mendoza-Waters, associate campus minister for community service, at mendozae@cua.edu by Monday, April 26, with their names and information on their service, to be listed in the Baccalaureate Mass program. There will be a special blessing for all seniors who have committed to one or two years of long-term service, the priesthood, or religious life during the Baccalaureate Mass. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Donate to Those in Need
There will be donation boxes in the residence halls throughout finals week — May 3 to 8 — to collect students' unwanted items to be donated to SOME (So Others Might Eat). For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Luaupalooza
Luaupalooza will take place on Friday, April 30, at 5 p.m., on the Pryzbyla Center lawn. The event features free games, music and food.

Father Bob's Final Masses at CUA
CUA alumni are invited to Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Vincent's Chapel on Sunday, May 2, to say goodbye to Rev. Robert Schlageter, O.F.M. Conv.

Students are invited to Father Bob’s last 9 p.m. Mass at St. Vincent’s Chapel on Sunday, May 2.  Fellowship will follow both of the Masses. For more information, call 202-319-5575.   

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 Athletics

Tuesday, April 27
3:30 p.m., the baseball team hosts Washington College. Raymond A. DuFour Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, May 4, to Saturday, May 8
Final exam period.

Thursday, May 6
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Department of Education hosts "CUA Faculty Luncheon Discussion: Addressing the Needs of Low-Income Hispanic Families Through Interdisciplinary Research and Training." The panel of speakers at the luncheon includes Rev. Mario Dorsonville, director of the Spanish Catholic Center, Catholic Charities; Beatriz (B.B.) Otero, president and CEO of CentroNia; and Sandra Barrueco, assistant professor of psychology. The luncheon is being supported by the Better Way Foundation and the Opus Philanthropy Group. For more information, or to R.s.v.p., contact Shavaun Wall, associate vice president for academic planning, at walls@cua.edu.

Friday, May 7
4:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents "Steps Toward a Trinitarian Ontology" by Rev. Thomas Norris, professor of systematic theology at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland, and member of the International Theological Commission. Caldwell Hall, Msgr. Stephen J. Happel Room. A reception will follow. For more information, contact Thomas Palanza, assistant to the faculty and area directors, at palanza@cua.edu.

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Announcements

Cardinal Spring Cleaning Clothing Drive
As part of a group project for the Ethics in Business and Economics course, students will be collecting clothing to donate to Catholic Charities. Donations will be accepted through May 7 in the Department of Business office, McMahon Hall, Room 309. Members of the group will be visiting residence halls to collect items from students. 

For more information, contact Devin Marino at 61marino@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Food for Fines
The week of Monday, April 26, through Friday, April 30, CUA Libraries will hold a Food for Fines amnesty to collect nonperishable food for those in need. Patrons with library fines at CUA libraries can bring donations to the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library circulation desk. Patrons’ fines will be forgiven $1 for each item they present. All food gathered will be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank.

Fines from other consortium institutions and fees for "Lost Item Replacement" or "Lost Item Processing" do not qualify for exchange.  

For more information, contact the Mullen Library circulation desk at 202-319-5060.

Pryzbyla Center Hours During Exam Week
During the week of final exams, from Saturday, May 1, through Friday, May 7, the Pryzbyla Center will open at 7 a.m. and close at 2 a.m. On Saturday, May 8, hours will be 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://pryzbyla.cua.edu or call 202-319-5200.

Annual Auction of Unclaimed Lost and Found Items
The Department of Public Safety will conduct the annual property auction of lost, found and unclaimed property on Friday, May 7, in Leahy Hall, conference room. Items will be available for viewing from 10 a.m. to noon. The silent auction will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. All property winners will be notified by Public Safety by Monday, May 10. Property that will be available for purchase during the silent auction includes:

A tool belt and assorted small tools, wallets, an instrument bag, backpacks, handbags, watches, rings, bracelets, earrings, iPods and MP3 players, a camera, voice recorders, calculators, a radio and sunglasses.

For more information, call Cheryl Pendergast, associate director of public safety, at 202-319-6063.

Luncheon for Faculty and Staff Who are Alumni
The Office of Alumni Relations invites all CUA alumni currently working at Catholic University as faculty or staff members to a celebration lunch to connect with former classmates and current alumni colleagues on Tuesday, May 11, in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 209. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. To register, call 202-319-5608 or visit www.cuatoday.com.

Cardinal Basketball Academy
Coach Steve Howes will present the 18th Annual Boys and Girls Basketball Camp at Catholic University. The camp is offered to children ages 7 through 15. Sessions will take place Monday, June 21, to Friday, June 25; Monday, July 26, to Friday, July 30; and Monday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug. 20. Discounts are available for children of CUA faculty and staff. Registration forms are available at http://www.cuacardinals.com/sports/general_news/cardinalbasketballacademy. For more information, call 202-319-6046.

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