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Monday, Feb. 7
4:15 to 5:45 p.m., the Social Justice Committee of the National Catholic School of Social Service Master's Students' Associaton presents a panel discussion on human trafficking prevention, featuring Mary Ellison of the Polaris Project; Amanda Kloer of Change.org; and Christa Hayden of the International Justice Mission. Gowan Hall, Room 126.

7 p.m., the Department of Business and Economics presents "From the Stadium to the Office: Applying the Skills You Learned in Sports to the Working World," by Jack Yoest, lecturer, business and economics department. McMahon Hall, Room 200. For more information, contact Wendy White at 202-319-6286 or Whitew@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Feb. 9
4:15 p.m., the Office of the President presents "The Intersection of Music and Faith," a multimedia presentation by Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev. A reception will follow the lecture. This is part of a series of events tied to President John Garvey's inaugural year theme, "Intellect and Virtue: The Idea of a Catholic University." Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5600.

5:30 p.m., CUA's Colleges Against Cancer chapter will hold its Relay For Life Kick-Off fundraiser, "Project Relay." A spin on the TV show "Project Runway," the fundraiser features student designers who will "make it work" and send student models wearing their creations down the runway. There is a $5 admission fee. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Erin Flynn at 516-270-8422 or 44flynn@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

6:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents a discussion, "Emerging Leaders Program: Discover Roles." Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information or to sign up to be an emerging leader, visit http://leadership.cua.edu/elp.

Thursday, Feb. 10
7:30 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents CUA Nite Live: "The Carpetbagger's Children" at Ford's Theatre. Students can register online for tickets at http://activities.cua.edu/eventreg.cfm.

Friday, Feb. 11
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a graduate seminar "Aquinas and Augustinian Recollection: The Return Home" by Michael Sweeney, professor of philosophy at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or 66zimmerman@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Saturday, Feb. 12
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the CUA Knights of Columbus present "Virtuous Living: Leading Self and Others," a discussion with President Garvey and other local leaders. This is part of a series of events in February tied to the cardinal virtue of prudence. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5600.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Office of Admissions hosts a Saturday visit. For more information, visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/tours.html.

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Athletics

Friday, Feb. 11
5:30 p.m., the women's basketball team hosts Drew University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, gymnasium.

7:30 p.m., the men's basketball team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center, gymnasium.

Saturday, Feb. 12
2 p.m., the women's basketball team hosts the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. DuFour Center, gymnasium.

4 p.m., the men's basketball team hosts the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. DuFour Center, gymnasium.

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Campus Ministry

Feast of St. Josephine Bakhita
St. Josephine Bakhita, former slave from the Darfur region of Sudan, will be honored on Tuesday, Feb. 8, with a solemn celebration of evening prayer at 6 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel following the 5:10 p.m. Mass. Monsignor Kevin Irwin, dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, will lead the service. The CUA Chamber Choir will perform under the direction of Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Men’s Discernment
Men interested in learning more about the priesthood or religious life are invited to join the Men's Discernment Group on Monday, Feb. 14, at 6:15 p.m., for Mass in Caldwell Chapel, followed by a dinner and a talk with a guest speaker. Those interested can sign up at http://ministry.cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb. 14
10 a.m. to noon, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a master class taught by Peter Frankl, honorary professor of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary, and piano professor at Yale University. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, contact Ivo Kaltchev at kaltchev@cua.edu or 202-319-5861.

8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a piano recital by Professor Peter Frankl. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, contact Ivo Kaltchev at kaltchev@cua.edu or 202-319-5861.

Thursday, Feb. 17
5 to 7 p.m., the Center for the Study of Culture and Values hosts a symposium on “Plurality and Post-Secularism” as part of the project “Faith in a Secular Age" on the role of the spirit in the socio-political global order. Fred Dallmayr, Packey J. Dee Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, will give the lecture "Secular Modernity and Religion: Reflections on Taylor and Panikkar," followed by responses. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact the Center for the Study of Culture and Values at 202-319-6089 or cua-cscv@cua.edu, or visit http://www.crvp.org/cscv/index.htm.

6-8 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a graduate seminar on Levinas by Jeffrey Bloechl, associate professor of philosophy, Boston College. Aquinas Hall, library. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or 66zimmerman@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

7 p.m., as part of President Garvey's series of inaugural events on the cardinal virtues, CUA on Tap's "Joy in the Spiritual Life" discussion features Rev. James Martin, S.J., editor of America magazine. For more information, call 202-319-5575.

Thursday, Feb. 17, through Sunday, Feb. 20, and Thursday, Feb. 24, to Sunday, Feb. 27
The Department of Drama presents New Play Repertory premieres: Timothy J. Guillot’s Requiem and Rebecca Gingrich-Jones’s She Said/She Said. Performances of Requiem will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 17, 25, and 26; and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 19 and 20.Performances of She Said/She Said will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18, 19, and 24; and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 26 and 27. Hartke Theatre. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $8 for senior citizens and CUA alumni/faculty/staff, and $5 for students. For more information or tickets, call 202-319-4000 or visit http://drama.cua.edu/hartke-season.cfm.

Friday, Feb. 18
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a graduate seminar "The Aftermath of Theodicy: Totality and Infinity 50 Years Later" by Jeffrey Bloechl, associate professor of philosophy, Boston College. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or 66zimmerman@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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Announcements

Strategic Planning Open Sessions
The Strategic Planning Steering Committee reminds CUA students, faculty, and staff of upcoming open sessions designed to solicit input for the university’s strategic planning for the period of 2012 to 2022. Below is a listing of the times, places, and topics for the open meetings. Members of the CUA community are strongly urged to attend the meetings designed to gather input from particular constituent groups: undergraduate students, graduate and law students, faculty, and staff. Everyone is invited to participate in the meetings addressing themes of importance for the entire university community: Catholic Identity, Mission, and Community; Globalization; Campus Recreation, Athletics, and Fitness; Research; Diversity and Multiculturalism; and Environmental Sustainability. All sessions take place in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A.

  • Campus Recreation, Athletics, and Fitness: Monday, Feb. 8, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Environmental Sustainability: Monday, Feb. 14, 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Undergraduate Students: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Technology Assisted Education: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Diversity and Multiculturalism: Wendesday, Feb. 16, 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Research: Thursday, Feb. 17, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Graduate/Law Students: Thursday, Feb. 17, 5 to 6 p.m.

Everyone in the university community is encouraged to consider submitting ideas through an anonymous form at http://spp.cua.edu/feedback/index.cfm. For more information and updates on the strategic planning process, visit http://spp.cua.edu.

Cardinal Medal for Fortitude
As part of President Garvey's inaugural year theme, the university community is invited to submit nominations for the Cardinal Medal for Fortitude. The award will be given to students, faculty, and staff at CUA who have overcome adversity with a joyful spirit, who exhibit constancy in the pursuit of good, who stand firm in difficulty, and who exemplify quiet strength.

The nomination form may be found at http://leadership.cua.edu/fortitude.cfm, along with more specific criteria and information about the cardinal virtue of fortitude. The call for nominations closes Feb. 18.
 
For more information, contact Bill Jonas at jonas@cua.edu or Emmjolee Mendoza Waters at mendozae@cua.edu.

Fitness Classes
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the following classes offered by the Eugene I. Kane Student Health and Fitness Center:

  • Group Fitness: Monday at 12:15 and 1 p.m. in the fitness center
  • Yoga: Monday at 6 p.m. in the fitness center
  • Tai Chi: Monday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the fitness center
  • Zumba: Tuesday and Thursday at 5 p.m. in the DuFour Dance Studio
  • Cardio-Kick: Monday and Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the DuFour Dance Studio

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

Winter Baseball Camps
Catholic University Head Baseball Coach Ross Natoli will conduct advanced development baseball camps for players ages 8 to 18. Camps will take place on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Feb. 13. Group and team discounts are available. Discounts are also available for children of CUA faculty and staff. Registration is limited. For more information, call Natoli at 202-319-6092 or e-mail natoli@cua.edu. A brochure and application are available at www.collegebaseballcamps.com/CU.

Summer Housing
The Office of Housing Services is now accepting applications from CUA students for summer housing. Space is available in Opus Hall from May 15 to Aug. 7. The priority housing application deadline is April 15. More information about summer housing is available at http://housing.cua.edu.

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