Monday, March 28
Registration for the fall 2011 semester begins.
12:10 to 1:10 p.m., the Department of Biology presents "The basis of virulence in community-associated MRSA," by Michael Otto, chief of the Pathogen Molecular Genetic Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, call 202-319-6723 or contact Ekaterina Nestorovich at Nestorovich@cua.edu.
1 to 3:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a masterclass with internationally acclaimed conductor Daniele Tirilli. Ward Hall, Room 221. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a violin recital. Ward Hall, Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
5 p.m., the Department of Biomedical Engineering hosts "Image-Guided Cancer Interventions: Opportunities for Biomedical Engineers," by Keyvan Farahani of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Pangborn Hall, Scullen Conference Room. For more information, contact Victor Frenkel, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, at email@example.com or 202-319-5891.
5:30 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Virginity, Then and Now," by Lindsay Thompson, associate professor at the Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, contact Lani Mullaney at 202-319-5795.
7 p.m., the CUA Knights of Columbus council hosts "Why 'New Evangelization' Now?" by Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and University chancellor. McGivney Hall, Keane Auditorium. For more information, contact Joe Hubbard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities hosts a Vigil for the Dignity of Women. Members of the CUA community are invited to gather at Mary's Garden (behind the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception). After the vigil, there will be adoration in Caldwell Chapel. For more information, contact Alyssa Pellegrino at email@example.com.
Tuesday, March 29
3:30 to 6 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a masterclass with conductor Daniele Tirilli. Ward Hall, Room 221. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
6 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities presents "Food, Drink, and Sex: Recovering Temperance in a Culture of Excess," by John Grabowski, associate professor of theology and religious studies. This event is part of the Dialogue on Demand series and the Inaugural Year Cardinal Virtues series. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. For more information, visit http://activities.cua.edu/dialogue.cfm.
6 to 9:30 p.m., the John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library hosts Beyond Books: Games @ Mullen Library. Board games and snacks will be provided. Mullen Library. For more information, contact Miranda Rodriguez, instruction librarian, at 202-319-4628.
6:30 p.m., the French 199 class presents the play, "Variations on Little Red Riding Hood." Hartke Theatre, G002 Lab Theatre. For more information, contact Dorothee Polanz at 202-319-5240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 30
4 to 5:30 p.m., the Interdisciplinary Program in Law and Religion presents "Honor Killings or Patriarchal Crimes? The Stoning of Soraya M." by Aziza Y. al-Hibri, professor of law, University of Richmond, and founder of KARAMAH (Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights). Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, contact Lisa Everhart at 571-970-8819 or email@example.com.
5 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities invites faculty, staff, and students to a reception to celebrate women in honor of women's history month. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information or to R.s.v.p., visit http://multicultural.cua.edu/women or contact Alyssa Pellegrino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "An Evening of Music for Bassoon and Electronics," by bassoonist Maya Stone, featuring composers Stephen Gorbos, assistant professor, and Spencer Lambright, assistant professor of music at Middle Tennessee State University, on electronics. Ward Hall, John Paul Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
Thursday, March 31
12:30 to 2 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents a faculty seminar series on Catholic social teaching, "Solidarity," by John Kromkowski, associate professor of politics, and Enrique Pumar, associate professor of sociology. Curley Hall, Vincent P. Walter Room. Lunch is provided, with an R.s.v.p. For more information or to R.s.v.p., call 202-319-5999.
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Musicology Colloquium presents "Music and Rhetoric Reconsidered: The Case of Lully's France," by Jonathan Gibson, associate professor of music, James Madison University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver, associate professor, at 202-319-5413.
7 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science announces the 21st Annual Elizabeth Stone Lecture, "A Passion for Libraries - Or - Why Do We Do What We Do," by Elizabeth Aversa, director of the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Alabama. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information or to R.s.v.p., e-mail email@example.com.
8 p.m., the University Honors Council presents "Einstein: Genius on the Shore," by Ronald S. Calinger, professor of history. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B. For more information, contact Ryan Nugent at 202-299-2766 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 1
9 a.m. to noon, The Catholic University of America and Casey Trees will plant 10 Yoshino Cherry Trees on St. Thomas Hill to commemorate the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Arbor Day, and a student service learning project. Students can register to help with the planting at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 202-319-5164.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service and Howard University School of Social Work host the 5th Annual Social Work Job and Career Fair. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Janet Rosenkrantz at 202-319-5454 or email@example.com.
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a stage composition performance. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
8 p.m., Colleges Against Cancer presents the annual Relay for Life. Law School, lawn. (In case of rain, the event will take place in the Pryzbyla Center.) For more information, contact Erin Flynn at 516-270-8422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 3
4:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents an Opera Workshop, "Theatre of Imagination" featuring scenes from "Manon," "Der Rosenkavalier," and "Little Women," directed by Elaine Walter, professor of music. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.
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