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Monday, Nov. 1
Feast of All Saints. A 12:15 p.m. Mass will be held in Caldwell Chapel.

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the School of Nursing hosts a four-part workshop titled "The Recruitment and Retention Process: Increasing the Number of Latino Nursing Students." Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room C. For more information or to register, contact Judith Jones at 202-319-6039.

Tuesday, Nov. 2
Feast of All Souls. CUA's Commemoration of the Faithful Departed will be held at 12:15 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

Wednesday, Nov. 3
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Center for the Study of Culture and Values and the Office of International Students invite the CUA community to meet Maria Rozanova, a graduate student from the University of St. Petersburg in Russia; Zbigniew Wendland, a professor of philosophy at Warsaw Agricultural University in Poland; and Emilia Ivanova from the Bulgarian Academy of Science in Sofia. They will discuss the rebuilding of their post-communist societies. Participants are invited to bring a sandwich. Pryzbyla Center, Room 303. For more information, call 202-319-6089.

4 p.m., the School of Arts and Sciences' Study Abroad Programs and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies present "Implementation of European Union Programs in Research and Education: Global and Local Prospectives," by Bronislaw Marciniak, vice rector, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan. A reception will follow. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5017.

4:10 p.m., the Department of Mathematics presents "Second Order Linear Recurrences of Composite Numbers," by Lawrence Somer, CUA professor. McMahon Hall, Room 209. For more information, contact Mikhail Ostrovskii at 202-319-5221 or ostrovskii@cua.edu.

4:30 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies hosts its annual Dearden Lecture. "Is the Holy See a Political Power?" will be given by Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, archivist and librarian of the Holy Roman Church at the Vatican. Hannan Hall, Herzfeld Auditorium. For more information, contact Joy Blaylock at 202-319-6099 or blaylocj@cua.edu.

5:15 p.m., the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies and the Graduate Student Association present "Where is Everyone Else? Seeking the Ordinary Faithful in Medieval Italy," by Rev. Augustine Thompson, O.P., professor, University of Virginia. A light reception will follow. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. For more information, call 202-319-5794.

Thursday, Nov. 4
Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Finding an Internship" to inform students how to search and sign up for spring internships. Pre-registration is required. To register, visit http://careers.cua.edu/forms/eventreg.htm. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-5623.

12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute presents as part of its brown bag lecture series "The Armageddon Elections: Bush vs. Kerry in 2004," by John White, director of the Life Cycle Institute and author of The Values Divide: American Politics and Government in Transition. Life Cycle Institute, Room 201. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

7 p.m., as part of its annual speakers series, the Center for Irish Studies presents "Yeats and Dreams," by Nicholas Grene, professor, Trinity College, Dublin. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact Christina Mahony, center director, at 202-319-5488 or mahonyc@cua.edu.

Friday, Nov. 5
2 p.m., as part of its fall lecture series, the School of Philosophy presents "Nietzsche and the Impotence of the Will to Power," presented by Tracy Strong, University of California, San Diego. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy at 202-319-5259 or philosophy@cua.edu.
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Monday, Nov. 8
5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning, the Embassy of Austria's Austrian Cultural Forum and The Architekturzentrum in Vienna present "Architecture is the Media; the Media is the Message," by Wolf D. Prix, an architect with the firm Coop Himmelb(l)au in Vienna. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5188.

Tuesday, Nov. 9
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Life Cycle Institute and the Center for American Catholic Studies present "Living on Paradise Drive: Focusing on the Nature of Work and Family," by David Brooks, a columnist for The New York Times and author of On Paradise Drive. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5999.

7 p.m., as part of the "Educating the Whole Person: A Series of Lectures and Dialogues with Faculty and Student Life" series, the offices of the vice provost, student life and housing and residential services present "Politics and the Study of Human Nature," by Claes Ryn, professor of politics.

Panelists include:

— Deirdre Woodbyrne, B.A. 1992
— Lauren Heckman, B.A. 2002
— Katie Acuff, B.A. 2003

The moderator will be Alan Goodman, director of the Office of Career Services. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5017.

Wednesday, Nov. 10
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Center for the Study of Culture and Values and the Office of International Students invite the CUA community to meet Kajornpat Tangyin from Assumption University in Bangkok, Thailand, and Tran Tuan Phong from the Vietnamese Academy of Sciences in Hanoi. They will discuss what it is like to live in countries with Confucian and Buddhist traditions. Participants are invited to bring a sandwich. Pryzbyla Center, Room 303. For more information, call 202-319-6089.

Wednesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 14
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the CUA Opera Theatre production of Aaron Copland's "The Tender Land." Michael Scarola is the director; Kate Tamarkin the music director. The Nov. 10-13 performances will be at 8 p.m.; the Nov. 14 performance will be at 2 p.m. Ward Recital Hall. For information about tickets and prices, call 202-319-5414.

Thursday, Nov. 11
10 a.m. to 11 a.m., the School of Nursing presents "The Promise of Nursing," by Brother Ignatius Perkins, O.P., dean of the College of Health and Natural Sciences and chair of the School of Nursing, Spalding University. Light refreshments will be served. Gowan Hall Auditorium. To R.s.v.p. or for more information, call 202-319-5400.

Noon to 1 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Engineering Summer Job Search" to inform students how they can search for engineering jobs and which companies are hiring. Pre-registration is required. To register, visit http://careers.cua.edu/forms/eventreg.htm. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, call 202-319-5623.

Thursday, Nov. 11, to Sunday, Nov. 14
The Department of Drama presents "The Women." The Nov. 11-13 shows will be held at 7:30 p.m. and the Nov. 14 performance 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.

Friday, Nov. 12
2 p.m., as part of its fall lecture series, the School of Philosophy presents "Dante: Healing the Wounded Will," by Giuseppe Mazzotta, professor, Yale University. Life Cycle Institute Auditorium. For more information, contact the School of Philosophy at 202-319-5259 or philosophy@cua.edu.

6 p.m., the Office of the President presents "An Evening of Celebration," during which CUA's Alumni Achievement Awards will be presented. Former United States Drug Czar Barry R. McCaffrey will receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Medal, the highest honor bestowed by Catholic University's Alumni Association. Special invitation only. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call 202-319-5608.

7 p.m., CUA's University Libraries present "Poland is Not Yet Lost: Heroic and Tragic Tales for the Polish Diaspora," a book talk and signing by Christopher Wheatley, vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies. John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, Timothy C. May Gallery. For more information, call 202-319-5055.

Friday, Nov. 12, to Sunday, Nov. 14
Homecoming Weekend.
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Athletics

Saturday, Nov. 13
1 p.m., CUA's football team hosts Bridgewater College. DuFour Field.
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Announcements

Brookland-CUA Metrorail Station Closing
Due to construction on the future New York Ave/Florida Ave/Gallaudet University Metrorail station, Metrorail will close the Red Line between Union Station and Fort Totten from Friday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. to Monday, Nov. 8 at 5 a.m. The Rhode Island Avenue and Brookland-CUA Metrorail stations will be completely closed.

Free shuttle bus service will be available between the Union Station, Rhode Island Avenue, Brookland-CUA and Fort Totten stations. Customers wishing to board Metrorail at either the Brookland-CUA or Rhode Island Avenue stations will need to take a shuttle bus from one of those two stations to either Fort Totten or Union Station, depending on which direction they are traveling.

Diversity Training Seminar
The Office of Equal Opportunity announces that it will offer a seminar entitled  "EEO and Diversity Training," which will address questions such as "What is Equal Opportunity?"  "What is discrimination?" and "How do I deal with a diverse workforce?" The training is available to all CUA employees and will be offered every other month beginning in November. The first seminar will be held on Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. Employees are advised to get approval from their supervisors before signing up for the seminar. Those who wish to attend the seminars must call the Office of Equal Opportunity at 202-319-6594.
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