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Monday, Oct. 25, to Friday, Oct. 29
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values continues its annual fall seminar, which meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The focus of the seminar this week is "An analysis of the ways in which the changing idea of nature through history sheds light on the question of what human nature is, and whether it is changing and/or stable." Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089, e-mail cua-cscv@cua.edu or visit http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.

Monday, Oct. 25
5 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the 15th Annual Alessandro S. Crisafulli Lecture, "Los 30": Documenting 30 Years of El Salvador," by Ana Patricia Rodriguez, assistant professor of U.S. Latino/a literature at the University of Maryland. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Flor Argueta at 202-319-5240 or arguetaf@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Oct. 26
5:30 to 7 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning hosts an Open House for the Master of City and Regional Planning and Master of Science in Sustainable Design programs. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Miller Exhibition Hall. For more information, contact Chris Grech at 202-319-6398 or sustainability@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Oct. 27
5:30 to 7 p.m., Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers a small-group information sesion on undergraduate degree certificates in managment, health information technology, information technology, social services and social work. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5256, e-mail metropolitan@cua.edu or visit http://metro.cua.edu.

6:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents a networking reception. Undergraduates can practice networking skills by meeting with faculty, staff, administrators and student leaders. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room C. For more information, visit http://leadership.cua.edu/elp/schedule.cfm.

Thursday, Oct. 28
12:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPR) presents "The Family Tree of Michelle Obama," by Rachel Swarns, New York Times correspondent and visiting fellow with IPR. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

12:35 p.m., the Musicology Colloquium of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents “Anvils and Choruses: Festivities of Art and Industry in 1870s United States,” by Karen Ahlquist, associate professor of music at George Washington University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, assistant professor of music, at 202-319-5413.

4 p.m., the School of Canon Law sponsors the Fourth Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture, "Is Liturgy Hitting Its Target?" by Rev. John F. Baldovin, S.J., theology professor, Boston College. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5492 or e-mail cua.canonlaw@cua.edu.

4:30 p.m., the Department of Semitics presents “An Evening with Neo-Aramaic Literature: Readings in Neo-Aramaic Poetry and Proverbs,” with Shawqi Talia, Semitics instructor. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery. For more information, e-mail cua-semitics@cua.edu

5:30 to 7 p.m., Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers a small-group information sesion on the Master of Science in Management program, with Federal Contracts and Acquisition, Human Resources, Professional Communication Leadership and Sports Management tracks. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5256, e-mail metropolitan@cua.edu or visit http://metro.cua.edu.

Thursday, Oct. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 31
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "The Magic Flute." Sung in German with English dialogue, the production is directed by Jay D. Brock, drama lecturer. David Searle, assistant professor and director of orchestral activities and conducting studies, will lead the CUA Orchestra. Hartke Theatre. Tickets for the Thursday preview at 7:30 p.m. are $5 for students, seniors and CUA alumni, faculty and staff; and $10 for general admission. Tickets for the Friday and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday's 2 p.m. show are $15 for general admission, and $10 for students, seniors and CUA alumni, faculty and staff. For more information, contact the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at 202-319-5414.

Friday, Oct. 29
1 p.m., the Martin Maloney Chemical Society presents a seminar on "The Novel Chemistry of Bicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-enes," by Phyllis Leber, department chair and Dr. E. Paul and Frances H. Reiff Professor of Chemistry at Franklin & Marshall College. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Ildiko M. Kovach at 202-319-5385 or kovach@cua.edu.

2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Spinoza and Toleration," by Steven Nadler, William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy and chair of philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This lecture is part of the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series, The Modern Turn. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

5:30 p.m., CUA will host the first night football game in school history. Free food will be provided outside Cardinal Stadium for all CUA students prior to kick-off at 7 p.m. The first 250 students in attendance will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call 202-319-5610. 

7 p.m., Rare Books and Special Collections celebrates the acquisition of an important manuscript of the medieval philosopher-theologian Godfrey of Fontaines. Monsignor John F. Wippel, Theodore Basselin Professor of Philosophy, presents “An introduction to Godfrey of Fontaines and Ms. 266,” followed by Timothy B. Noone, professor of philosophy, presenting “On the quality of the manuscript’s text based on a preliminary comparative analysis.” Mullen Library, MERIC Classroom. A reception and exhibition will follow in the May Gallery. The 14th-century manuscript of Godfrey’s works will be on display with other works of medieval and Renaissance philosophy from the rare books collection. The exhibition will be open to the public through Nov. 7. For more information, contact Lenore Rouse at 202-319-5090 or rouse@cua.edu.

Saturday, Oct. 30
5 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities hosts a D.C. Area Excursion to the Alexandria Ghost Tour. Students can meet at the Pryzbyla Center Information Desk. For more information, contact Dan Bucherer at 18bucherer@cardinalmail.cua.edu or 202-319-6003.

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Athletics

Friday, Oct. 29
7 p.m., the football team hosts Washington & Lee University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, Cardinal Stadium.

7 p.m., the volleyball team hosts Misericordia University. DuFour Center, gymnasium.

Saturday, Oct. 30
2 p.m., the field hockey team hosts Moravian College. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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Campus Ministry

Halloween on Campus
Families of all CUA faculty and staff are invited to participate in CUA’s Halloween on Campus, on Thursday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Games, activities and trick-or-treating will be available. For more information or to R.s.v.p. (by Oct. 26), call 202-319-5575 or e-mail cua-service@cua.edu.

The Halloween on Campus Committee is looking for additional volunteers to help with set-up, clean-up and games. Interested volunteers can sign up at http://service.cua.edu. For more information, e-mail 69roberts@cardinalmail.cua.edu or 83kinley@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Campus Ministry is accepting candy and monetary donations from faculty and staff through Monday, Oct. 25. For more information, e-mail cua-service@cua.edu.

All Souls Day
The University Commemoration of the Faithful Departed will be celebrated on All Souls Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the 5:10 p.m. Mass in Caldwell Chapel. The Office of Campus Ministry would be honored to remember deceased friends and loved ones at all of the 12:15 p.m. and 5:10 p.m. daily Masses in Caldwell Chapel throughout the month of November. E-mail names to be remembered to David Pennington at penningd@cua.edu by Monday, Nov. 1.

Junior Retreat
Attention juniors: Save the date for your Junior Class Retreat, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” Nov. 12 to 14. Students can sign up at http://ministry.cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Nov. 1
Registration for the 2011 spring semester begins on Cardinal Station.

9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values continues its annual fall seminar, which meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The focus of the seminar this week is "An examination of the relevance of bio-philosophy to the question of human nature in light of Etienne Gilson’s 'From Aristotle to Darwin and Back Again.' " Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089, e-mail cua-cscv@cua.edu or visit http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.

Tuesday, Nov. 2
All Souls Liturgy Memorial Mass for the Deceased of the University Community. Caldwell Chapel. See Campus Ministry.

6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Pomp and Special Circumstances: Inauguration of a CUA President," by Mimi Schuttloffel, chair of the Department of Education. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. This lecture is part of the Dialogue on Demand Series. For more information, visit http://activities.cua.edu/dialogue.cfm.

Thursday, Nov. 4
6 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by pianist Dorian Leljak, professor of piano at the University of Novi Sad's Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade, Serbia. Recital pieces will include Bach, Chopin and Rachmaninov. Ward Hall, Recital Hall. The concert will be followed by a master class at 8 p.m. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
                       
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Announcements

Employee Self-Service
The Office of Payroll announces that new Employee Self-Service is now available. Through Cardinal Station, CUA employees can view and print the following online documents: paychecks and advices, W-2s, federal W-4 tax setups and direct deposit information. Pay remittances for those with direct deposit will still be printed by the payroll office through December 2010. For more information and training options, visit the Employee Self-Service website.

CUA Nite Live
This week's CUA Nite Live events include a Wawa run, a trip to Six Flags and CUAce of Cakes. For more information and the complete listing of events, visit http://activities.cua.edu/cuanitelive/ or contact Dan Bucherer at 18bucherer@cardinalmail.cua.edu or 202-319-6003.

Rock Climbing
Cardinal Adventures is offering an indoor rock climbing trip to Sport Rock on Friday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. The trip will include a training class, so no experience is necessary. The cost is $10 for students and $15 for faculty and staff. For more information or to sign up, contact Marie Kennedy at 202-319-5705 or kennedym@cua.edu.

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For Your Benefit

Open Enrollment Meetings
On Oct. 28 and 29 and Nov. 3, the Office of Human Resources will host a series of open enrollment meetings to discuss changes to CUA’s benefit options for next year, and those changes required under the new health care reform law. Two meetings will be held each day from 11 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2.p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information call 202-319-5050.
 
Benefits Fair
On Monday, Nov. 1, the human resources office will host a benefits fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees can pick up informational packets, enter multiple raffles, get a seated massage and speak to vendors in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5050.

New Staff
New employees recently joined the staff of Catholic University. The Office of Human Resources invites the university community to see who was hired and read other helpful information for new CUA employees.

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