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Monday, Jan. 24
Annual March for Life. CUA hosts student marchers.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Rethinking the Car and the City: The MIT Media Lab's Concept Car with General Motors and Frank O'Gehry," by Ryan Chin, B.Arch. 1997. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

Tuesday, Jan. 25
12:10 p.m. University Mass, patronal feast of St. Thomas Aquinas. Classes that meet at 12:10 p.m. are cancelled. Classes that usually meet at 1:10 p.m. will begin at 1:30 p.m. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Crypt Church. The Very Rev. Joseph Baranger, O.P., prior of the Dominican House of Studies, will be the principal celebrant. Rev. Kurt Pritzl, O.P., dean of the School of Philosophy, will be the homilist.

8 p.m., the CUA College Republicans presents a speech by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who will talk about leadership, his experiences in politics and current world events. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Matt Rooney at 202-238-1884 or 78rooney@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Jan. 26
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Catholic University Law Review presents its Winter 2005 Symposium. "The Death Penalty and Mental Illness" will be held in the Columbus School of Law's Walter A. Slowinksi Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-5140.

4:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics presents "Minimal-volume projections of cubes and related problems of Banach space geometry," by Mikhail Ostrovskii, associate professor of mathematics. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information, contact Alexander Levin, professor of mathematics, at 202-319-5221 or Levin@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Graduate Student Association and the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies present "Deathbed Repentance: Ezekiel, the Thief, and the Pre-scholastics," by Thomas Tentler, CUA adjunct professor of history. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C. Light refreshments to follow. For more information, call 202-319-5794.

8 p.m., as part of its first annual film series, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "32 Short Films about Glenn Gould." CUA faculty and guest artists will give brief presentations before the film. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit http://music.cua.edu.

Thursday, Jan. 27
4 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents "Jerusalem, the City of the Great King: A Biblical and Theological Perspective," by Rev. Frank Matera, professor. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen Happel Room. For more information, contact Julius Levine, professor of architecture, at 202-319-5188.

5:15 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences, the Department of English and the Graduate Student Association present the CUA Winter Poetry Reading featuring award-winning poet and critic Alicia Ostriker and Maine poet laureate Baron Wormser. A book signing and reception will follow the reading, which is free and open to the public. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information about the event, call 202-319-5488.

Friday, Jan. 28
7 p.m. American Cardinals Dinner in Miami, Fla., to raise scholarship funds for Catholic University students. InterContinental Miami Hotel. For more information, call 1-866-723-1781 or visit http://cardinalsdinner.cua.edu.

Saturday, Jan. 29
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the School of Library and Information Science hosts a career open house in which professionals will describe how they use their degrees on a daily basis. CUA faculty and staff also will describe the university's library and information science program. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321-323. To R.s.v.p. contact Nathan Bartel at 202-319-5085 or bartel@cua.edu. For more information, visit http://slis.cua.edu/OpenHouse.cfm.

4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a faculty recital featuring soprano Regina McConnell and pianist Thomas Reilly. They will perform Richard Wagner's "Dichtheure Halle"; Robert Schumann's "Frauenliebe und Leiben"; Cristof von Gluck's "Dizinites du Styx"; Harry T. Burleigh's "Heigh Ho!" "Were I A Star" and "Grey Wolf"; and various spiritual arrangements by African-American composers. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Office of Alumni Relations hosts an alumni reception in Boca Raton, Fla., at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Although the event is free, the club is private and reservations are required. For more information, call 800-288-ALUM or e-mail gosney@cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, Jan. 31
5 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Death and Almsgiving in Early Byzantium," by Daniel Caner, research fellow, Dumbarton Oaks. Light refreshments will be served. McMahon Hall, Room 300. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

Tuesday, Feb. 1
4:30 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences and the departments of media studies and anthropology present "Thieves of Baghdad: Hollywood Revisits the Arabian Nights," by Lourdes M. Alvarez, assistant professor of modern languages. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5600.

Friday, Feb. 4
7 p.m., as part of its 2005 film series, the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Cinema Paradiso," directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

Sunday, Feb. 6
2 p.m., the Graduate Student Association presents "The Gospel of John," a one-man play performed by Brad Sherrill. Refreshments will be served at 1:30 p.m. A reception with Sherrill will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the information desk in the Pryzbyla Center from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. Prices are $8 for the general public, $2 for undergraduate students and free for graduate students. Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5200.

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Athletics

Monday, Jan. 24
6 p.m., the CUA women's basketball team hosts Trinity University. Raymond A. DuFour Center.

Saturday, Jan. 29
2 p.m., the CUA women's basketball team hosts Marymount University. The men's team plays at 4 p.m. DuFour Center.

 

Saturday, Feb. 5
2 p.m., the CUA women's basketball team hosts St. Mary's College of Maryland. The men's team plays at 4 p.m. DuFour Center.

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Announcements

Is CUA Open or Closed?
The Office of Public Affairs wishes to remind faculty and staff that, in case of inclement weather, there are two quick ways to find out if the university is closed or if opening is delayed. The information is usually available no later than 6 a.m. by checking the CUA Web site at http://www.cua.edu
 or by calling the university’s main number — 202-319-5000. In addition, the public affairs office contacts all local TV outlets and major radio outlets, which also report the information.

CUA Black History Month
CUA will observe Black History Month throughout the month of February. The Office of the Dean of Students is coordinating a calendar of activities and initiatives for the month, including university and local community events, as well as providing additional resources highlighting the successes and accomplishments of African Americans. University departments, offices and student organizations may submit programs for inclusion in the "CUA Black History Month" calendar to  krichbaum@cua.edu.

Any student organization that wishes to conduct a Black History Month program may apply for financial support from the Office of the Dean of Students. Student groups seeking assistance in organizing a program or applying for funding may contact the Office of the Dean of Students at 202-319-5619 or the Office of the University Center, Student Programs and Events at 202-319-5291.


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