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Volunteers for Commencement

Junior Visit Days
Training for Cardinal Station

Student Leadership Awards Nominations

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Monday, March 28
Easter Monday. University closed.

Tuesday, March 29
Classes resume.

Wednesday, March 30
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its brown bag lecture series "Civic Engagement in Immigrant Youth and Parents: A Discussion," by Lene Jensen, associate professor of psychology. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

4:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics presents "The Frobenius Form in a Principal Ring (toward a p-adic method for computing the exponential of a matrix),” by Jon A. Sjogren, U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information contact Mikhail Ostrovskii, associate professor of mathematics, at 202-319-5221 or ostrovskii@cua.edu.

4:10 p.m., the Columbus School of Law presents its Brendan F. Brown Lecture. "The Trial of Saddam Hussein - Victor's Justice?" will be given by Charles H.B. Garraway, O.B.E., Charles H. Stockton Chair of International Law, Naval War College. A reception will follow. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-5140.

8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the Cardinal Composers Concert, featuring works by CUA student composers. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Thursday, March 31
7 p.m., as part of the "Faith, Reason and the Imagination: Seeing the Sacred" symposium and art exhibit, the schools of arts and sciences and philosophy; the Division of Student Life; the Foundation for Sacred Arts; and the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center present "Art and Christian Intelligence," by Monsignor Robert Sokolowski, Elizabeth Breckenridge Caldwell Professor of Philosophy. Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Road, N.E. For more information, call 202-635-5400.

7 p.m., the Center for Irish Studies presents "Poetry and the Northern Ireland 'Troubles,' " by Gerald Dawe, Burns Library Professor of Irish Studies, Boston College. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 351. For more information, contact Robert Mahony, professor of English, at
mahony@cua.edu.

Friday, April 1
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service hosts a Social Work Job and Career Fair. Social agencies, schools, hospitals and mental health facilities will be on hand to interview CUA students. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Janet Rosenkrantz at 202-319-5454 or rosenkrantz@cua.edu.

7 p.m., as part of its 2005 film series, the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Central Station," directed by Walter Salles. Edward M. Crough Center for Architecture and Planning, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

Saturday, April 2
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Department of History hosts the Mid-Atlantic regional meeting of Phi Alpha Theta. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5484.

4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a faculty recital featuring pianist John Robilette. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Women's Chorus and the University of Maryland Women's Chorus, conducted by Diana V. Saez and Philip Silvey, respectively. Saint Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Sunday, April 3
2 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas present the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Annual Lecture. "Passing on the Faith" will be given by Sandra Yocum-Mize, chair of the religious studies department at the University of Dayton. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, contact Christopher Kauffman, The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Professor of American Church History, at 202-319-6899.

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Monday, April 4
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the School of Nursing presents "Faculty's Role in Creating an Environment for Success: Increasing the Number of Hispanic Nurses." The workshop engages nursing faculty and college administrators in the challenge of increasing the number of Latino students in nursing schools. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information or to register, contact Judith Jones, project coordinator, at 202-319-6039 or jonesj@cua.edu. Registration must take place by March 28.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents "Clip Technology," by Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang Architects. Crough Center, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

7 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents the Spanish film "The Motorcycle Diaries." Refreshments will be served before the film. Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

Tuesday, April 5
7 p.m., as part of the "Faith, Reason and the Imagination: Seeing the Sacred" symposium and art exhibit, the schools of arts and sciences and philosophy; the Division of Student Life; the Foundation for Sacred Arts; and the Pope John Paul II Cultural Center present "Art and the Liturgy," by Rev. Giles Dimock, O.P., S.T.D., professor of liturgy and sacraments, Dominican House of Studies. Pope John Paul II Cultural Center, 3900 Harewood Road, N.E. For more information, call 202-635-5400.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents the German film "Rosenstrasse." Refreshments will be served before the film. Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Town and Gown Singers, conducted by Kevin O'Brien. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Wednesday, April 6
7 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents the French film "Asterix and Obeliz - Mission Cleopatre." Refreshments will be served before the film. Gowan Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students presents "Filipino Culture Show." Admission is $3. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

Thursday, April 7
4 p.m. to 8 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Filipino Organization of Catholic University Students presents "Traditional Folk Art Demonstration: Learn to Make Filipino Paroles (Paper Stars)." Pryzbyla Center, Room 303. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Saint Augustine and a Crisis of Wealth," by Peter Brown, Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Princeton University. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

7 p.m., as part of its annual speakers series, the Center for Irish Studies presents "The War on Terror: An Irish Lesson," a roundtable discussion led by Martin Sieff, senior political analyst, United Press International, and Richard English, professor of politics, Queens University, Belfast. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Robert Mahony, professor of English, at mahony@cua.edu.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services presents the International Taste of Culture food festival. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

Friday, April 8
Noon. The Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "Alms and the Afterlife: A Manichaean View on a Christian Habit," by Peter Brown, Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Princeton University. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

Noon to 2 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the CUA Chinese Student and Scholar Association presents a Chinese papercutting demonstration. Pryzbyla Center, Room 303. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

7 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the CUA Italian Club and the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music present "Italian Opera through the Ages." Refreshments will be served before the event. Location to be determined. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

8 p.m., as part of International Week 2005, the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presents a Spring Affairs Fashion/Talent Show. Admission is $10 general and $8 for students. Proceeds will go to charity. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5618 or visit http://international.cua.edu/i-week.cfm.

Sunday, April 10
Founders Day.

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Announcements

Volunteers for Commencement
The Division of Student Life seeks volunteers to serve as ushers during the 2005 Commencement ceremonies. For more information, contact Martha Krichbaum at 202-319-5619 or krichbaum@cua.edu.

Junior Visit Days
From March 29 to April 1, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will hold three tours each day for high school juniors. The tours will be held at 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Before each hourlong tour, led by a Cardinal Ambassador, there will be a 30-minute informational session. For more information or to register, call 202-319-5305 or visit http://admissions.cua.edu/visit/.

Training for Cardinal Station
The Office of Business Services and the Office of the Registrar will provide voluntary training on the new Cardinal Station system. Those who wish to participate may attend the following class:

March 29: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Leahy Hall, Room LL40.

For more information or to sign up, contact Rana Silver at silver@cua.edu.

Student Leadership Awards Nominations
Each year, CUA confers awards to outstanding students who have distinguished themselves in the areas of leadership, scholarship and service. The Office of The University Center, Student Programs and Events is seeking nominees for this year's Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony, scheduled for April 20. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29. This can be done online (
http://universitycenter.cua.edu/leader/slrc.cfm) or by delivery to the Office of The University Center, Student Programs and Events in Room 204 of the Pryzbyla Center. For more information, contact Kim Timpany, associate director for student programs, at 202-319-5291, or visit the Web site listed above.

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