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March 12 – March 18, 2012

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Monday, March 12
12:30 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Oxford Program, presented by Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

Tuesday, March 13
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts a Spring Career Fair. Meet employers who are looking for candidates for jobs and internships (full-time and part-time), as well as summer opportunities. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, visit the website.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Office of Summer Sessions hosts a student registration fair. Meet summer faculty and student support services staff, and register for courses. Enter to win great prizes, such as a $500 Apple gift card, Starbucks gift cards, and T-shirts. Pryzbyla Center, Third Floor Atrium. For more information, visit the website

6 p.m., the Integral Economic Development Management program hosts an information session. University staff are invited to attend and learn more about the master's program, which offers a part-time option and flexible schedule for working professionals. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information and to register, visit the website.

Wednesday, March 14
4 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents the Annual Crisafulli Lecture, "Courtroom Dramas & Cross-National Romance," by Jill Suzanne Smith, assistant professor of German, Bowdoin College. McGivney Hall, Auditorium. For more information, visit the website
 

5 p.m., the Department of History presents the colloquium "Plural Monarchy in Practice: Berenguela of Castile as a Reigning Queen, 1217–1230," featuring speaker Janna Bianchini, professor of history, University of Maryland, and commentator Richard Kagan, professor of history, Johns Hopkins University. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. For more information, visit the website.

6 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a panel discussion "Thinking Outside the Box.” The six-person panel features speakers who selected careers that are not necessarily obvious choices given their majors. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. For more information or to register, visit the website.

7 p.m., Radius sponsors a presentation and discussion of the book "At the Origin of the Christian Claim," featuring Rev. Paolo Prosperi, assistant professor, Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, email Ryan Norris.

Thursday, March 15
12:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's musicology colloquium presents "Tristan und Isolde: Wagner's Romantic Vision of the Lovers and Its Impact on our Perception of the Legend" by Joan Grimbert, professor of French and medieval studies. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, associate professor, 202-319-5413.

4 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session on the CUA Rome Program, presented by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

5 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies sponsors the Cardinal Dearden Lecture, "Religious Liberty, Conscience and Contraception," presented by Bishop Thomas J. Curry, auxillary bishop, Archdiocese
of Los Angeles. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-6524.

5:30 p.m., CRUX magazine sponsors a poetry reading by Franz Wright, 2004 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room B. For more information, email Ryan Wilson.

6 p.m., the Integral Economic Development Management program hosts a development and practice seminar by Patrick Njoroge, deputy division chief, International Monetary Fund. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, visit the website.

8 p.m., the Program Board sponsors DC Nite Out to the play The Addam's Family at The Hippodrome, 12 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore. For more information, visit the website.

Friday, March 16
2 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Oxford Program, presented by Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

2:10 p.m., the Department of Anthropology sponsors the lecture " 'She Rises': Archaeological Tales from Queen Anne's Revenge, Sunken Flagship of Blackbeard the Pirate," presented by Mark Wilde-Ramsing, North Carolina's deputy state archaeologist in charge of underwater archaeology. Maloney Hall, Room 175. For more information, call 202-319-5080.

6:30 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies hosts its annual dinner, featuring the presentation of the Bishop John Joseph Keane Medallion and the Dean Hoge Memorial Lecture by Cardinal Roger Mahony, archbishop emeritus of Los Angeles. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information or to R.s.v.p., visit the website.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring opera production, Madama Butterfly, through Sunday, March 18. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on March 16 and 17 and at 2 p.m. on March 18. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for seniors, students, and CUA alumni, faculty, and staff. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 202-319-5416.

Saturday, March 17
9:30 a.m., the Center for Spirituality and Social Work hosts the workshop "Bypassing Spirituality and Spiritual Bypassing: Ethical Issues in Spiritually Sensitive Practice" presented by Michael Sheridan, associate professor, and Eileen Dombo, assistant professor, at the National Catholic School of Social Service. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. For more information, visit the website.

8 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities, CU Saturday, CUA Gaels, and Program Board sponsor the second annual Luck of the Irish Casino Night. Pryzbyla Center, Food Court. For more information, visit the website.

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Campus Ministry

Residence Hall Confessions
Residence Hall confessions begin this week. Confessions will be heard in Opus Hall on Tuesday, March 13, from 8 to 10 p.m.; Caldwell/Seton on Wednesday, March 14, in Caldwell Chapel from 10 to 10:30 p.m.; the Millenniums and Curley Court on Thursday, March 15, from 7 to 9 p.m.; and McDonald, Englehard, and Magner on Monday, March 19, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross are prayed each Monday afternoon at 5:45 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

Adoration
The Blessed Sacrament is exposed for adoration each afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

Men’s Discernment
The Men’s Discernment Group will meet on Monday, March 19. Cardinal Sean O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., archbishop of Boston, will join the gathering for dinner and a talk after Evening Prayer, which starts at 6:15 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. Sign up at ministry.cua.edu.

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Athletics

Monday, March 12
3 p.m., the men's baseball team hosts Johns Hopkins University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, Robert J. Talbot Field.

Wednesday, March 14
2:15 p.m., the women's tennis team hosts Loyola University Maryland. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

3:15 p.m., the men's tennis team hosts Loyola University Maryland. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

Thursday, March 15
3 and 5 p.m., the women's softball team hosts Stevenson University. DuFour Center, softball field.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 19
12:10 p.m., the Biology Graduate Student Seminar Series presents the lecture "Myosin V Function in Vivo: From Melanosomes to Memory," by John Hammer III, senior investigator, Molecular Cell Biology Section, NHLBI/NIH. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, call 202-319-6681.

Tuesday, March 20
Noon, the Center for Planning and Information Technology (CPIT) will host a brown bag lunch on the types of equipment faculty and staff can borrow and the procedure to do so. Each month, CPIT focuses on a specific instructional technology theme at a brown bag lunch. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. For more information, email Raylene Dufresne, director, instructional technology.

5:15 p.m., the Department of Greek and Latin presents the lecture "The Art of Greek Religion" by Tyler Jo Smith, associate professor and director of the undergraduate archaeology program, University of Virginia. Aquinas Hall, Room 102. For more information, visit the website.

6 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents the workshop “Dress for Success.” Learn how to present yourself at interviews and important professional events. There will be special targeted sessions for men and women, and each will cover important elements of dressing, accessorizing, and more. Two $100 Nordstrom gift cards will be raffled to participants, and light refreshments will be served. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. For more information or to register, visit the website.

Wednesday, March 21
6 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a panel discussion "Federal Career Panel.” Employees from various government agencies will be on hand to offer students insight into federal careers and current opportunities. Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. For more information or to register, visit the website.

Thursday, March 22
12:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's musicology colloquium presents "Massenent and the World: A View from Rio de Janerio at the Turn of the 20th Century" by Cristina Magaldi, associate professor of music, Towson University. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, associate professor, 202-319-5413.

3 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies and the Center for the Study of Church Management, Villanova School of Business, cosponsor the symposium " 'Lapsed' Catholics: Old and New Theories, Contemporary Voices, and the New Evangelization." Pryzbyla Center, Rooms 321 and 323. For more information and to register, visit the website.

8  p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a piano recital featuring works by Brahms, Beethoven, and Bartok by Peter Frankl, professor, Yale University School of Music. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, email Ivo Kaltchev, associate professor and chair, piano program.

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Announcements

On-Site Auto Detailing
The Office of Procurement Services has arranged for Detailing Dynamics to offer its car wash and detailing services in the parking lot behind O'Boyle Hall on Wednesday, March 14, starting at 9 a.m. Members of the CUA community are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to have their cars cleaned while they’re at work. The cost is $15 for a basic exterior wash; rims, tires, and other services are additional. Cash, VISA, and MasterCard will be accepted. Remember to secure or remove valuables from your vehicle before leaving it to be cleaned. This service is provided to the campus as a convenience only; CUA does not have any contract or agreement in place and use of the service is entirely at the risk to the individual. For additional information, email Willandria Blount, purchasing agent.

Recyclemania Event
As part of the University's participation in RecycleMania, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety will be accepting unneeded personal electronic devices on March 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The drop-off location will be on the north end of the McMahon parking lot. For more information, contact Andrew Wolf, risk and asset inventory administrator, 202-319-5602.

Catholic University Supplier Showcase
The Office of Procurement hosts a University supplier showcase on March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Caldwell Hall Auditorium. The showcase will feature new products for 2012 and demonstrations. The Staples account manager will be there to answer questions. For more information, contact Willandria Blount, purchasing agent, 202-319-640.

Architecture Exhibit
The School of Architecture and Planning, Japan Foundation, and Embassy of Japan sponsor the exhibit "Struggling Cities: From Japanese Urban Projects in the 1960s." The exhibit can be viewed through April 4 in the Miller Exhibition Hall at the Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies. For more information, visit the website.

Summer Housing
All CUA students, including May 2012 graduates, are eligible for summer housing from May 13 to Aug. 5. To apply, complete the Summer Housing Application in MyHousing, accessible via Cardinal Station.
For more information, visit the website.

Collection for Calvary Women’s Services
Campus Ministry and the Office of Campus Activities will be accepting donations for the Calvary Women’s Services, a local charity and emergency shelter that ministers to women from all walks of life. A list of preferred items is available online. Items can be dropped off at Campus Ministry or the Office of Campus Activities.

Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. The CUA community is invited to attend events sponsored by student organizations throughout the month, learn about women's history, and win great prizes. For more information and upcoming events, visit the website.

Transfer Visit Wednesdays
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts transfer student visits every Wednesday in March at 1 p.m. For more information, visit the website.

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For Your Benefit

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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