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New CUA Counsel Online
Vehicle Sale

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Monday, Nov. 15
5:15 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies and the Department of Modern Languages present "Andalus Urbanite as Bedouin Lover: Translating Ibn Arabi's Translation of Desires," by Michael Sells, professor of religion, Haverford College. A reception will follow. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information, call 202-319-5240.

Tuesday, Nov. 16
12:10 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Department of Chemistry presents "The Synthesis of Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPPIV) Inhibitors," by Weixing Li of Guilford Pharmaceuticals Inc. Coffee and light refreshments will be served at 11:30 a.m. Maloney Hall, Room 212. For more information, contact Ildiko M. Kovach, professor of chemistry, at 202-319-6550 or kovach@cua.edu.

4 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning and the Columbus School of Law present "The Legal and Political Status of Jerusalem," by Marshall Breger, CUA professor of law. William Fox, dean of the law school, will be the moderator. Columbus School of Law, Moot Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., CUA's Center for American Catholic Studies presents "Catholics and Presidential Politics: Reflections on 1960 and 2004," by E.J. Dionne, a syndicated columnist for The Washington Post. Respondents will be John White, CUA professor of politics, and Leo Ribuffo, professor of history, George Washington University. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

Wednesday, Nov. 17
3 p.m. to 4 p.m., representatives from the Institute of International Education will speak with interested students and faculty about the National Security Education Program's David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for study abroad. The scholarships provide stipends to students who wish to study languages vital to national security. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-5017 or visit http://www.iie.org/nsep.

4 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies presents "Christ in the Theologies of Paul and John: A Study in the Diverse Unity of New Testament Theology," by Rev. Frank J. Matera, CUA's new Andrews-Kelly-Ryan Professor of Biblical Studies. A reception will follow. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen Happel Room. For more information, call 202-319-5683.

4:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics presents "On Mazur and Gelfand-Mazur theorems on isomorphism of real division Banach algebras with the classical division algebras R, C, Q," by Victor Bogdan, CUA professor emeritus of mathematics. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information, contact Mikhail Ostrovskii at 202-319-5221 or ostrovskii@cua.edu.

8 p.m., as part of its first annual film series, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents "Impromptu." CUA faculty and guest artists will give brief presentations before the film. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, call 202-319-5416.

Thursday, Nov. 18
12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its brown bag lecture series "Research on International Priests Serving in the United States," by Dean Hoge, professor of sociology, and Rev. Aniedi Okure, O.P., a CUA graduate student. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

4:30 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages presents "Dancing with Giants: Ekphrasis and Technology in Don Quixote 1.8," by Frederick De Armas, Andrew W. Mellon Professor, University of Chicago. McMahon Hall, Room 202. For more information, contact Bruno Damiani, CUA professor, at 202-319-5240 or damiani@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "A New Christian Basilica at Carthage (Tunisia): Results of Excavations at Bir Ftouha, 1994-2000," by Susan Stevens, professor, Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. Light refreshments to follow. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

6 p.m., the Graduate Student Association, the departments of sociology and politics, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies present "The Americanization of Polish Higher Education," by Miroslaw Sawicki, minister for national education and sport for the Republic of Poland. A reception will follow. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5017.

Thursday, Nov. 18, to Sunday, Nov. 21
The Department of Drama presents "The Anastasia Trials." The Nov. 18-20 shows will be held at 7:30 p.m.; the Nov. 21 performance will be at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults; $8 for senior citizens and CUA alumni, faculty and staff; and $5 for students. Hartke Theatre. For more information, call 202-319-4000 or visit http://drama.cua.edu.

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Musical Theatre production of "The Land Where the Good Songs Go." Stafford Arima is the director, David Loud is the music director and Patti Wilcox is the choreographer. The Nov. 18-20 performances are at 8 p.m.; the Nov. 21 performance is at 2 p.m. Ward Recital Hall. Ticket prices are $20; $15 for senior citizens, faculty and staff; and $5 for students. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Friday, Nov. 19
Noon to 2 p.m., the Center for the Study of Early Christianity presents "The Mortuary Landscape of Christian Carthage: Working Toward a Definition of Early Christian Burial," a seminar by Susan Stevens, professor, Randolph-Macon Woman's College. McMahon Hall, Room 304. A break will be held at 1 p.m. A light lunch will be provided. For more information, call 202-319-5795.

2 p.m., as part of its fall lecture series, the School of Philosophy presents "Weakness of the Will - A Neurologist's Perspective," presented by Richard Restak, professor, George Washington University. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy at 202-319-5259 or philosophy@cua.edu.

5 p.m., the departments of history and modern languages present the 18th Annual Robert N. Nicolich Memorial Lecture. "Time and Identity: French Intellectuals and the Problem of the 17th Century" will be given by Jonathan DeWald, professor, State University of New York at Buffalo. A reception will follow. McMahon Hall, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5240.

Saturday, Nov. 20
3 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Jazz Band, directed by Mark Cook. Ward Hall, John Paul Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5416 or visit http://music.cua.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Nov. 24
Thanksgiving break begins.

Monday, Nov. 29
Classes resume.
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Athletics

Friday, Nov. 19
8 p.m., the CUA women's basketball team hosts McDaniel College. Raymond A. DuFour (athletic) Center.

Sunday, Nov. 21
1 p.m., the CUA men's basketball team hosts Moravian College. Raymond A. DuFour (athletic) Center.

Instructional Baseball Camps
CUA will conduct weekend instructional baseball camps in the DuFour Center from Wednesday, Dec. 29, to Friday, Dec. 31, and on Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday mornings from Jan. 7 to Feb. 13. The camps will be open to players ages 8 to 18, of all ability and experience levels. Attendees will be instructed by CUA baseball coaching staff, local college and high school coaches, and college and professional players. Emphasis will be placed on baseball fundamentals as well as exposing talented high school prospects to college recruiters. Individual videotaping included. Group, team and CUA employee and alumni discounts are available. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited. Brochures and applications can be downloaded at http://athletics.cua.edu. For more information, contact CUA Head Baseball Coach Ross Natoli at 301-622-5058 or
natoli@cua.edu.
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Announcements

Flumist Vaccine Distribution
Student Health Services has acquired a limited number of flumist vaccines (see http://flumist.com). This is a live, nasally inhaled flu vaccine that can only be administered to healthy individuals who are not in the "high risk" groups that are only to receive the injectable flu vaccine. Student Health Services is offering flumist to faculty, staff and students on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $30 and faculty and staff would need to pay by cash or check. Those individuals who meet the criteria and would like to receive the vaccine should call Student Health Services at 202-319-5744.

Mandated Power Outages
In order to comply with Pepco's high-voltage testing and maintenance procedures, CUA's Facilities Maintenance and Operations will conduct mandated power outages between Nov. 22 and Dec. 30. The outages have been scheduled as follows in order not to interfere with exams:

— Monday, Nov. 22: 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., Campuswide (except Centennial Village, Hannan, Law, Life Cycle Institute, Health and Fitness Center, Flather, Ryan, Regan, Curley Court, Millennium, Pryzbyla Center).

— Wednesday, Nov. 24: 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., Campuswide (except Centennial Village, Hannan, Law, Life Cycle Institute, Health and Fitness Center, Flather, Ryan, Regan, Curley Court, Millennium, Pryzbyla Center).

— Monday, Nov. 29: 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., Flather, Regan, St. Vincent's, Ryan, Health and Fitness Center, Grounds.

— Tuesday, Nov. 30: 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Life Cycle Institute only.

— Monday, Dec. 20: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Power Plant (second floor), Crough Center, Pangborn, McMahon, Stucco, McCarthy.

7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., Leahy, Caldwell, Ward, Curley, Salve Regina, Hartke.

— Tuesday, Dec. 21: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Centennial Village only.

— Wednesday, Dec. 22: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Leahy, Caldwell, Ward, Curley, Salve Regina, Hartke.

— Monday, Dec. 27: 7 a.m. to noon, Gowan, Nursing-Biology, McCort-Ward, Maloney, Mullen and Power Plant boilers.

7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., Cardinal Hall, Keane, Shahan, Conaty, Spalding, Spellman.

— Tuesday, Dec. 28: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cardinal Hall, Keane, Shahan, Conaty, Spalding, Spellman.

— Wednesday, Dec. 29: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., Ryan, Regan, Flather, St. Vincent's, Health and Fitness Center, Grounds. There also will be momentary outages throughout the day at Life Cycle Institute, Law, Millennium, Centennial Village, Hannan, Power Plant, Flather, Ryan, Regan, Gowan, McCort-Ward, Nursing-Biology, Crough Center, Maloney, Power Plant, Pryzbyla Center, Pangborn.

— Thursday, Dec. 30: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hannan, Centennial Village, Millennium, Life Cycle Institute, Law and Pryzbyla Center.

New CUA Counsel Online
Are new employee background checks coming? The new issue of CUA Counsel Online looks at the use of background checks in higher education as well as legal issues in use of wireless computing on campus; when faculty are not allowed to confirm a student's enrollment at CUA; and whether universities will be exempt from easier telephone wiretapping by the federal government. To read the new issue, visit http://counselonline.cua.edu.

Vehicle Sale
The Purchasing Office announces the "as is" sale of one Ford Econoline van and one Chevrolet truck. They are parked in the Grounds Shop yard. Please submit written bids by Nov. 23 to Ralph Newsom in the Purchasing Department in Leahy Hall, Room LL40, or NewsomR@cua.edu.
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