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Monday, Sept. 13
6 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Getting From Then to Now: Running a 21st-Century Congress on an 18th-Century Blueprint," by Matthew Glassman, adjunct professor of politics and analyst for the Congressional Research Service. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 327. This lecture is part of the Constitution Day Series. A light reception will follow. For more information, call 202-319-6003 or e-mail cua-activities@cua.edu.

6 p.m., the CUA Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) holds its kick-off meeting, featuring Judith Tapiero, director of the Maryland SLA chapter, and Eileen Boswell, School of Library and Information Science alumna. Tapiero will be discussing career chats that SLA will host in October and November. Marist Hall, Information Commons. For more information, contact Michelle Lubatti at 207-459-4309 or 30lubatti@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Tuesday, Sept. 14
6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "The Roots of Democracy in Canon Law," by Kenneth Pennington, Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical and Legal History. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. This lecture is part of the Dialogue on Demand series.

Wednesday, Sept. 15
4 p.m., President John Garvey will welcome freshmen at the Class of 2014 Convocation. Provost James Brennan will give the convocation address, "Structure of Intellectual Revolutions." Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church. 

Thursday, Sept. 16
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's Musicology Colloquium presents “Concord and Dissonance: The Yates-Ives Relationship and the Role of Los Angeles in the Reception of Ives' Music,” by Tom Owens, associate professor of music at George Mason University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, assistant professor of music, at 202-319-5413.

6 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "The Right and the Good," by President John Garvey. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. This lecture is part of the Constitution Day Series. A light reception will follow. For more information, call 202-319-6003 or e-mail cua-activities@cua.edu.

Friday, Sept. 17
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Machiavelli's Modern Turn," by Nathan Tarcov, professor of political science at the University of Chicago. This is the second lecture in the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series, The Modern Turn. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259. 

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Athletics

Saturday, Sept. 18
11 a.m., the volleyball team hosts Marymount University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, gymnasium.

Noon, the football team hosts McDaniel College. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

3 p.m., the volleyball team hosts Franklin & Marshall College. DuFour Center, gymnasium.

4:30 p.m., the field hockey team hosts Rowan University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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Campus Ministry

RENEW
Students interested in being part of a RENEW small prayer group should visit http://ministry.cua.edu to sign up online, or see student ministers to find out when they will be leading groups.

House Party
Students are invited to a House party on Friday, Sept. 17, from 8 to 11 p.m. in The House. Entertainment will include food, movies and games. For more information, ask a House member.

Freshman Service Day
All freshmen are invited to participate in a day of fun and service with their classmates. Those taking part will meet in Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room, Saturday, Sept. 18, at 9 a.m. Meals and transportation are provided. Students can sign up online at service.cua.edu or e-mail cua-service@cua.edu for more information.

Men’s Discernment
Rev. Monte Hoyles, a priest with the Diocese of Toledo, Ohio, and student in the School of Canon Law, will be the guest speaker at the first Men’s Discernment meeting on Monday, Sept. 20. The event will begin with Mass at 6:15 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel followed by dinner in Caldwell Hall, Happel Room.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Sept. 20
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., flu shots for faculty and staff. See For Your Benefit.

5:15 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies and School of Arts and Sciences present "The Hand of God and the Hand of the Scribe: Craft and Collaboration at Arnstein Abbey," by Jeffrey Hamburger, Kuno Franke Professor of German Art and Culture at Harvard University. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5794.

Tuesday, Sept. 21
6 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science presents "Information Professionals as Intelligence Analysts: Making the Transition," a colloquium with Edna Reid, intelligence analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Marist Hall, Information Commons. For more information or to request accommodations for people with disabilities (by Sept. 14), contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at shumaker@cua.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 23
5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Theatricality in Gregory of Tours," the annual Andrew Mellon Lecture, by Philip Rousseau, Andrew W. Mellon Professor and director of the center. Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. Light refreshments will follow. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

Friday, Sept. 24
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Happiness in Rousseau and Kant," by Michael Rohlf, assistant professor of philosophy. This is the third lecture in the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series The Modern Turn. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.

Sunday, Sept. 26
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music invites the university community to a memorial celebration honoring Professor Emeritus Robert W. Ricks. Ward Hall, John Paul Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.
                            
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Announcements

Fitness Classes
The Eugene I. Kane Student Health and Fitness Center is offering the following classes for students, faculty and staff:

  • Turbo Kick on Monday and Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. in the Dufour Center Dance Studio
  • Zumba on Tuesday and Thursday at 5:10 p.m. in the Dufour Center Dance Studio
  • Pilates on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the fitness center
  • Beginning Tai Chi on Monday and Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the fitness center

For more information, contact Marie Kennedy at 202-319-5705 or kennedym@cua.edu.

Boat Available
The Office of Environmental Health and Safety announces the sale of a 12-foot Sears Gamefisher aluminum jon boat, available for viewing by appointment. All sales are first-come, first-serve.For more information, contact Andrew Wolf at 202-319-5602 or wolfa@cua.edu.

Homecoming and Reunions Weekend 2010
Faculty, staff and alumni are invited to Homecoming and Reunions Weekend, taking place from Friday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 3. The weekend will feature alumni, athletic, and school and department events. For more information on times and locations for specific events, visit www.cuatoday.com or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 202-319-5608.

Staples Advantage
The Office of Procurement Services announces that Staples Advantage is the university's preferred vendor for general office supplies, toner and copier paper. In addition, Staples Advantage extends preferred pricing to the university community for office furniture, digital copy services and technology products. The university is able to leverage volume buying power, maximize cost savings by offering product price matching with competitive vendors, and realize additional savings and return on investment through volume rebates. Employees should visit the StaplesLink.com resource center for all office supply needs. 

For more information and to register, contact Willandria Blount, purchasing agent in procurement services, at 202-319-6401 or blount@cua.edu

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For Your Benefit

Flu Shot Clinics for CUA Faculty and Staff
On Monday, Sept. 20, and Thursday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Caldwell Hall Auditorium, CUA will be offering flu shots for faculty and staff. The vaccines will cost $21.50 (payable by cash or a check made out to Lifework Strategies). The flu vaccine will protect against three different flu viruses: H3N2, influenza B and H1N1. To sign up for the vaccine, send an e-mail to flusignup@lifeworkstrategies.com with "Catholic University" in the subject line and a preferred date and time in the body of the message. For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources at 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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