Monday, Sept. 20
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., flu shots for faculty and staff. See For Your Benefit.
5 to 6 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents "Cheese Factories on the Moon: Why Earmarks are Good for American Democracy," by Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly, professors of politics at California State University, Channel Islands. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information, call 202-319-5999.
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
12:30 to 2:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies (IPRCS) and the Center for International Social Development present "Crisis in Congo." Justine Masika Bihamba, Pax Christi International Peace Prize Laureate of 2009 and founder of “Synergie des Femmes pour les Victimes des violences Sexuelles,” and Donatella Rostagno from the European Network for Central Africa (EurAc) will discuss sexual violence in Congo. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. For more information, contact IPRCS at 202-319-5999 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, contact David Shumaker, clinical associate professor, at email@example.com.
6 to 8 p.m., the Office of Career Services and the Office of Alumni Relations host a speed networking event. Recent CUA alumni who have been successful in their careers and are interested in passing along networking tips have been invited. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. To R.s.v.p., visit http://careers.cua.edu.
Wednesday, Sept. 22
5 to 6 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts an information session with Ellen Carter, a CUA alumna employed by the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce. Internship opportunities will be presented for undergraduates and graduates. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. To register, visit http://careers.cua.edu or call 202-319-5623.
Thursday, Sept. 23
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts an information session with the Leaders Institute, a non-denominational ministry that seeks to teach leadership skills to children and youth in order to improve surrounding communities and, eventually, the world at large. Located in Silver Spring, Md., Leaders Institute is looking for interns for their four training areas: biblical instruction, community outreach, personal development and technical development. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. To register, visit http://careers.cua.edu or call 202-319-5623.
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's Musicology Colloquium presents “Schubert’s Beethoven Project” by John Gingerich, associate professor of music at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, assistant professor and chair of musicology, at 202-319-5413.
5 to 6 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts an information session with a representative from the Environmental Protection Agency. The Student Career Experience Program at EPA will be presented. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. To register, visit http://careers.cua.edu or call 202-319-5623.
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, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. Light refreshments will follow. For more information, call 202-319-5795.
7 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents an information session on "Brain Rules for Language Learners: Tips, Tricks, and Insights to Help You Master a Foreign Language," by Lourdes Alvarez, chair of the department and associate professor of Spanish. This session targets students at the introductory and intermediate levels, but is open to students at all levels. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5240 or e-mail Flor Argueta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Sept. 24
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Happiness in Rousseau and Kant," by Michael Rohlf, assistant professor of philosophy. This lecture is part of the Fall 2010 Philosophy Lecture Series, The Modern Turn. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259.
Saturday, Sept. 25, through Thursday, Dec. 9
University Archives presents "Portal to the Past: Reflections of Student Life," an exhibit focusing on CUA memorabilia of alumni who attended the university from 1915 to 1959. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, lobby. For more information, contact University Archives at 202-319-5065.
Saturday, Sept. 25
10 a.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents the Student Leadership Conference, featuring the keynote address "The Power of WE: Building Community Through Leadership" by Juana Bordas, president of Mestiza Leadership International. Free lunch will be provided along with a variety of useful breakout sessions. Free and open to all CUA students. For more information and to register, visit http://leadership.cua.edu/conference/.
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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