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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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