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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 frenkel@cua.edu 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 13hubbard@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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 89pellegrino@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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 polanz@cua.edu.

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 everhart@law.edu.

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 89pellegrino@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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 cua-slis@cua.edu.

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 46nugent@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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 rosenkrantz@cua.edu.

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 44flynn@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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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 Athletics

Thursday, March 31
5 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Middlebury College. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, Cardinal Stadium.

Saturday, April 2
Noon, the baseball team hosts St. Mary's University. DuFour Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

1 p.m., the men's lacrosse team hosts Drew University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

1 p.m., the men's and women's tennis teams host Scranton University. DuFour Center, tennis courts.  

Sunday, April 3
1 p.m., the baseball team hosts Salisbury University. DuFour Center, Talbot Field.

1 p.m., the softball team hosts Mary Baldwin College. DuFour Center, softball field. 

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Campus Ministry

Residence Hall Confessions
Residence hall confessions will take place as follows:

  • Monday, March 28, from 9 to 11 p.m., Centennial Village North
  • Tuesday, March 29, from 8 to 10 p.m., Millenniums and Curley Court 
  • Thursday, March 31, from 9 to 11 p.m., Regan and Ryan halls

Support the Earthquake and Tsunami Victims
The University community is invited to support the victims affected by the earthquake in Japan by visiting http://cuacares.cua.edu to offer prayers and donations. Donations are also being accepted in the Pryzbyla Center lobby weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. through  April 1 and online at www.cuatoday.com/japan.

Lenten Reflections
The Office of Campus Ministry is distributing the Diocese of Saginaw’s "Little Black Books" of Lenten reflections. To request more copies, contact David Pennington at penningd@cua.edu.

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.

Lenten Adoration
Lenten eucharistic adoration will be held daily throughout Lent from 1 to 5 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

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, neighborhood residence hall offices, or the Office of Campus Activities in the 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; bathrobes; body sprays; slippers; razors; mesh laundry bags; theater and movie tickets; gift certificates for manicures, facials, or massages; acrylic paints, brushes, and small canvasses.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesdays and Wednesdays in April
The Office of Admissions presents Cardinal Visit Days for high school sophomores and juniors and their families. For more information or to register, visit http://admissions.cua.edu/undergrad/visiting/tours.html.

Monday, April 4
4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies' program in moral theology and ethics hosts "Num Tertium Quid? Civic Values and Augustinian Eudaimonism," by Eric Gregory, professor of religion at Princeton University. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5683.

7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a musical theatre senior showcase. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Tuesday, April 5
5 p.m., Pi Sigma Alpha presents "Supreme Court Appointments: Understanding Their History and Future," by Barbara Perry, senior fellow at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Law School, Byron Auditorium. For more information, contact Betsy Chiles at chiles@cua.edu.

Wednesday, April 6
Noon to 1 p.m., the School of Nursing hosts "Zambia: HIV, Orphans, and Vulnerable People" by Lilly Schott, master of science in nursing student. This lecture is part of the Global Health Brown Bag Series. Gowan Hall, Room 413. For more information, contact Becky Robert at 202-319-5502 or robert@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents "The Byzantine Hellene: Theodore II Laskaris and the Transformation of Byzantine Culture in Exile," by Dimiter Angelov, Birmingham Research Fellow, University of Birmingham. for more information, visit http://mbs.cua.edu/news/index.cfm.

Thursday, April 7, through Sunday, April 10; and Thursday, April 14, through Sunday, April 17
The Department of Drama presents "Cybeline" by William Shakespeare. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, and 16; and at 2 p.m. on April 9, 10, and 17. Hartke Theatre. Tickets are $12 for general admission; $8 for senior citizens and CUA alumni, faculty, and staff; and $5 for students. For more information or tickets, call 202-319-4000 or visit http://drama.cua.edu/hartke-season.cfm.

Thursday, April 7
12:35 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Musicology Colloquium presents "Reading and Writing Between the Lines: Evidence of Musical Literacy and Networks of Teachers and Students in 16th-Century Printed Books," by Susan Forscher Weiss, chair of musicology at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver, associate professor, at 202-319-5413.

Friday, April 8
5:30 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Locus amoenus/Locus sancta: Regional and Universal Structures in the Fifth-Century of Thekla," by Scott Johnson, Kluge Fellow for the Library of Congress. For more information, visit http://earlychristianity.cua.edu.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a composition division recital. Ward Hall, recital hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Saturday, April 9
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a chamber choir concert, conducted by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music. Franciscan Monastery, 1400 Quincy St., N.E., Washington, D.C. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

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Announcements

Summer Housing
The Office of Housing Services is 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. For more information, visit http://housing.cua.edu.

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 For Your Benefit

Know Your Numbers
The Office of Human Resources announces that free blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol screenings will be available for employees who are covered under any of CUA’s medical plans from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C. Employees are invited to sign up now at
https://www.provantevents.com/CUA to be eligible for a $75 gift card through the Simply Engaged Program.

Health and Fitness Fair
The Campus Wellness Committee announces the annual health and fitness fair, which will take place on Thursday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room, A and B. The event features health screenings, seated massages, giveaways, and more. It is open to all faculty, staff, and students. For more information, call 202-319-4174.

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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