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Monday, March 14
12:10 to 1:10 p.m., the Department of Biology presents "Interactions between Bax and Bcl-2 at the mitochondria: Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer," by Oscar Teijido Hermida, visiting fellow in the section on molecular transport of the program in physical biology at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, call 202-319-6723.

5:10 p.m., the Department for Biomedical Engineering hosts "OCT Branching Out: New Applications, Methods, and Devices" by Yu Chen, assistant professor in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Conference Room. For more information, contact Victor Frenkel, assistant professor, at frenkel@cua.edu or 202-319-5891.

Tuesday, March 15
Registration begins for summer 2011 classes.

6:30 p.m., the offices of alumni relations and career services present a panel featuring four alumni  from several decades and careers. They will talk about how they balance their faith, family, and finances while pursuing occupational and educational goals. The discussion is part of the Beyond Brookland series, a partnership between the offices of alumni relations and career services. It is one of a series of events in March celebrating the cardinal virtue of temperance. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room A and B. Light refreshments will be served following the panel. For more information, call 202-319-5608.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "From Spain to the New World: A Concert of Spanish and Latin American Music." Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Wednesday, March 16
Noon to 2 p.m., the Office of Summer Sessions hosts the annual registration fair. Students can enter to win a $500 Apple gift card, Starbucks gift cards, T-shirts, and other prizes. Summer faculty and student support services will answer questions and discuss the more than 400 course offerings. Pryzbyla Center, third floor atrium. For more information, visit http://summer.cua.edu/fair.cfm.

Thursday, March 17
3:45 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents the lecture "Thomas Aquinas on Moral Progress" by Tobias Hoffmann, associate professor of philosophy. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or 66zimmerman@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Ekphrasis: Materializing Martyria Then and Now," by Vasiliki Limberis, associate professor of religion in the Department of Greek and Roman Classics at Temple University. Pryzbyla Center, Room 320A. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.

Friday, March 18
Noon, the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Reorienting the Senses: Rubrics of the Panegyris and Spiritual Transformation in the Homily on Theodore the Recruit by Gregory of Nyssa," by Vasiliki Limberis, associate professor of religion in the Department of Greek and Roman Classics at Temple University. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795. 

4 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents the lecture "Virtue, Moral Reform, and Philosophical Debates about Free Will and Moral Responsibility" by Robert Kane, University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Aquinas Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Brandon Zimmerman at 240-401-6488 or 66zimmerman@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Friday, March 18, through Sunday, March 20
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Man of La Mancha," directed by Alan Paul, with musical direction by Denise Puricelli, assistant professor of music. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on March 18 and 19, and at 2 p.m. on March 20. Tickets are $15 for general admission; and $10 for students, CUA alumni, and senior citizens. Hartke Theatre. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Saturday, March 19
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents guest artists, The Lotus Chamber Ensemble. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

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 Athletics

Tuesday, March 15
3 p.m., the baseball team hosts Frostburg State University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

Thursday, March 17
3 p.m., the men's tennis team hosts Dubuque College. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

Saturday, March 19
Noon, the baseball team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center, Talbot Field.

1 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Washington and Lee University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

Sunday, March 20
11 a.m., the baseball team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center, Talbot Field.

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Campus Ministry

Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross will be held each Monday during Lent at 5:45 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel following the 5:10 p.m. Mass.

Men’s Discernment
Rev. Matthew Luft, O.S.B., a doctoral student in theology and religious studies, will be the guest speaker at the next Men’s Discernment meeting on Monday, March 14.  Mass begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and discussion in Caldwell Hall, Happel Room. Students can sign up at http://ministry.cua.edu.

Lenten Adoration
Lenten eucharistic adoration will begin on March 16. Adoration will be held daily throughout Lent from 1 to 5 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. To sign up for a regular hour each week, e-mail David Pennington, associate campus minister, at penningd@cua.edu.

St. Patrick's Day at St. Ann’s Infant and Maternity Home
Campus Ministry will sponsor a visit to St. Ann’s Infant and Maternity Home on Friday, March 18, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Those attending will meet at Campus Ministry at 4:45 p.m.

Lenten Retreat
Rev. Christian Raab, a doctoral student in theology and religious studies, will preach at this year’s Lenten Retreat, which is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, on the three Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. The retreat will take place at Melwood Retreat Center in Nanjemoy, Md., from Friday, March 25, through Sunday, March  27. The theme is “Take Courage, I Have Conquered the World.”  Students can sign up online at http://ministry.cua.edu/Activities/register/registration-dsp.cfm, or at the Pryzbyla Center lobby during lunch and dinner from March 14 to March 18. The cost is $40.  For scholarships or more information, contact Chris Commins, associate campus minister, at commins@cua.edu.

An Opportunity to Give Alms
The Office of Campus Activities is collecting items to be donated to Calvary Women’s Services, which provides shelter for homeless women in Washington, D.C. The following items can be dropped off at Campus Ministry, your neighborhood residence hall office, or the Office of Campus Activities in Pryzbyla Center, Room 107, by Wednesday, March 30:

Cleaning supplies (window cleaner, duster, toilet scrub, all surface wipes, etc.); air mattresses; reams of white or multi-colored copy paper; umbrellas; pill organizers; boxes of powdered laundry detergent; boxes of cereal; cans of coffee; towels; liquid hand soap; colored twin sheet sets; liquid dish soap; pillows; feminine hygiene products; manila folders; toilet paper; bath robes; body sprays; slippers; shower razors; mesh laundry bags; theater and movie tickets; gift certificates for manicures, facials, or massages; acrylic paints, brushes, and small canvasses.

Water Delivered to Your Door
Campus Ministry will deliver cases of water to students, faculty, and staff on campus for $10 a case to help raise money for the World Youth Day Pilgrimage. To receive water, contact 76chite@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 21
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and friends and family of Jane Pesci-Townsend present a memorial tribute concert. Seats must be reserved. Hartke Theatre. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Tuesday, March 22
4:15 p.m., the Office of the President presents “Evolution and Christianity” by Martin A. Nowak, professor of biology and mathematics at Harvard University and director of Harvard’s Program for Evolutionary Dynamics, Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B. This lecture is part of a series of events celebrating the theme of President John Garvey’s inaugural year — Intellect and Virtue: The Idea of a Catholic University. A light reception follows the lecture. For more information, call 202-319-5608.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by the CUA Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Searle, assistant professor and director of orchestral activities and conducting studies. The Church of the Ascension and St. Agnes, 1217 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Thursday, March 24
6 to 7 p.m., the Special Libraries Association Student Group sponsors a chat, "What It Is Like to Be a Law Librarian." Marist Hall, Room 132. For more information, contact Angela Flottemesch at 202-319-6138 or slacua@gmail.com.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by the CUA Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Searle, assistant professor and director of orchestral activities and conducting studies. Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 700 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, Md. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Friday, March 25
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by Society of Composers Inc. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Sunday, March 27
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a faculty piano recital by Thomas Mastroianni, professor emeritus. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

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Announcements

International Week March 18 to March 26
CUA International Week showcases the global diversity that exists on the CUA campus in terms of both the people who make up the CUA community and in the academic programs offered. There will be a variety of international events throughout the week including an embassy event, culture show, and international Samba and Capoeira peformances.

On Monday, March 21, a Global Fest will be held showcasing the global diversity that exists on the CUA campus through the sights, sounds, and tastes of the cultures that combine to create the CUA community. The event will take place in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For a full scheule of events, visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week/.

School of Nursing 75th Anniversary Gala
Catholic University's School of Nursing will host a 75th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, March 19, in the Great Room of the Pryzbyla Center. The event will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The cost is $75 per person. Attire is semi-formal. Robert P. Malesky, B.A. 1973, author of The Catholic University of America, The Campus History Series, will deliver a talk. For more information or to R.s.v.p. (by March 14), visit http://www.cuatoday.com.

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 For Your Benefit

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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