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March 19 – March 25, 2012

Calendar

Monday, March 19
Noon, CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Oxford Program, presented by Ella Sweigert, director of education abroad. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website.

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. Edward J. Pryzbyla University 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.

5:30 p.m., the Sociology of Sport course presents the lecture "Ethics in Action: An In-Depth Look into the Anti-Doping Movement." Presenters include Betsy Douglas, United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), communications and outreach manager; Mellissa Lewis, USADA Olympic education program lead; and Leszek Sibilski, lecturer of sociology. McGivney Hall, Auditorium. For more information, email Leszek Sibilski.

6 p.m., the Office of Career Services hosts the workshop “Dress for Success,” providing information on presenting oneself 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.

6:30 p.m., CUA College Democrats and College Republicans cohost a screening of the documentary Miss Representation. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, visit the website.

Wednesday, March 21
6 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a "Federal Career Panel” discussion. 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.

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

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.

4 p.m., CUAbroad hosts an information session for the CUA Rome Program, presented by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 211. For more information, visit the website.

4 p.m., the School of Canon Law presents the ninth annual James H. Provost Memorial lecture series featuring the topic "Pastoral Associates and Removal from Office: Seeking Justice and Fairness" by Anne Asselin, dean of canon law, Saint Paul University, Canada. Caldwell Hall Auditorium. The event is open to the public. A reception will follow. For more information, 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.

Friday, March 23
Noon, the Office of Campus Activities sponsors a lunchtime performance series every Friday on the patio or in the lobby of the Pryzbyla Center. This week's performer is Nick Compagnone. For more information, visit the website.

7:30 p.m., the CUA Chamber Choir, conducted by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music and director of choral activities, will perform an early spring concert. Performance selections will include Eastern and Western chant; Ferko’s O Gracious Light, I Was Glad and Motet for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary; Mozart’s Misericordias Domini; three-part songs of Pearsall; and Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder, op. 103. St. Vincent's Chapel. Admission is free. For more information, call 202-319-5417.

Saturday, March 24
11 a.m., Kappa Tau Gamma sponsors a powderpuff football tournament and a cookout for those who attend. Participants are asked to bring an item for donation to Calvary Women's Services or a $1 donation. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. To register your team, email Amanda Pellegrino. For more information, visit the website.

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Campus Ministry

Supper and Social Justice: Wine, Women and Immigration
Supper and Social Justice celebrate's women's history month on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. Speakers from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Justice for Immigrants Campaign will lead the discussion. Visit the website to sign up.

CUA on Tap
The last CUA on Tap of the semester will be held on Thursday, March 22, in the Pryzbyla Center Great Room. The guest speaker will be Rev. Greg Boyle, author of "Tattoos on the Heart" and founder of Homeboy Industries. Open mic begins at 7 p.m., and Father Boyle will speak at 8 p.m. Free food will be provided.

Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross are prayed each Monday afternoon at 5:10 p.m. following Mass in Caldwell Chapel.

Operation Rice Bowl
Operation Rice Bowl donations can be dropped off at the Office of Campus Ministry.

Taize Prayer Service
A Taize prayer service will be held on Wednesday, March 28, at 9 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. Taize is a simple, meditative style of sung prayer that uses song, scripture, and silence. The Blessed Sacrament will also be exposed for adoration during this prayer.

Easter Egg Hunt
Join Campus Ministry as the office welcomes families and children of the Brookland neighborhood to celebrate spring with an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. Volunteer to work the event, help plan, or donate candy. For more information, visit service.cua.edu.

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Athletics

Wednesday, March 21
4 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Trinity College (Connecticut). Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, Cardinal Stadium.

Thursday, March 22
3 and 5 p.m., the women's softball team hosts Randolph-Macon College. DuFour Center, softball field.

Saturday, March 24
Noon, the men's tennis team hosts the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. DuFour Center, tennis courts.

1 and 3 p.m., the women's softball team hosts Juniata College. DuFour Center, softball field.

3 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Stevenson University. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 26
Registration for fall 2012 semester begins.

12:10 p.m., the Biology Graduate Student Seminar Series presents the lecture "Live Imaging of Signal Relay During Chemotaxis and Its Relevance to Inflammation," by Carole Parent, deputy laboratory chief, Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, NCI/NIH. McCort-Ward Hall, Room 215. For more information, call 202-319-6681.

4:10 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a talk by Sister Beth Dowd. Sister Beth will discuss how her experiences at CUA inspired her to go into music education and start her own organization, Songcatchers. John Paul Hall, Ward Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Tuesday, March 27
5 p.m., the Department of Drama sponsors a teacher workshop, “Dramatic Approaches to Teaching and Learning” by Rosalind M. Flynn, program director, master of arts in theatre education. Hartke Theatre, Upper Lobby. For more information, email Sally Montgomery, assistant to chair.

Wednesday, March 28
Noon, CUAbroad hosts an information session on education abroad in Ireland, presented by Thomas Kelly, resident director for programs in Ireland, Arcadia University. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. For more information, email Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser.

5:30 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning sponsors the lecture "Temporal Tokyo: Urban Threads through Time" by David Malott, partner, Kohn Pederson Fox and Associates. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served after the lecture. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. A celebration of cherry trees precedes the lecture on St. Thomas Hill at 4:30 p.m.  For more information, visit the website.

Thursday, March 29
12:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's musicology colloquium presents "Toward a Model for a Philosophy of Music: Lessons from Augustine and Hindemith" by Sandra Johnson, visiting professor of music, Miami University of Ohio. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew H. Weaver, associate professor, 202-319-5413.

8 p.m., the Program Board hosts "Pop Culture Clash Game Show." Pryzbyla Center, Food Fourt. For more information, visit the website.

Friday, March 30
4:10 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's Practicum-Colloquium in Sacred Music presents Jason McFarland, assistant editor at International Commission on English in the Liturgy, and lecturer, School of Theology and Religious Studies, in a study of his recent book, "Announcing the Feast: The Entrance Song in the Mass of the Roman Rite." Ward Hall, Room 220. For more information, email Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music.

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Announcements

Catholic University Supplier Showcase
The Office of Procurement hosts a University supplier showcase on Wednesday, 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.

Love Your Body Day
The Counseling Center is sponsoring a "Love Your Body Day" event on Thursday, March 22, from noon to 2 p.m. on the second floor at the Pryzbyla Center. Join fellow students and members of the campus community in celebrating acceptance of appearance and promoting a positive, healthy body image. The event will feature activities such as creating positive body statements, shredding negative body image advertisements, free healthy eating screenings, and informational resources targeting healthy body image, nutrition, and recognizing eating concerns. For more information, visit the website.

Center for the Study of Culture and Values Spring Seminar
The Center for the Study of Culture and Values hosts its two-week Spring Seminar on March 26 through April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon in Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. The seminar topic is "Role of Religions in Public Discourse: Recent Development in the Thought of Jurgen Habermas." For more information, call 202-319-6089 or email cua-cscv@cua.edu.

Office of Campus Activities Leadership Internships
The Office of Campus Activities invites undergraduate students to apply for leadership internships. The interns will be part of a new team of student leaders who will be dedicated to supporting the development of student leadership at Catholic University. For more information visit the website or contact Ryan McKinney. Applications are due March 29, 2012.

Student Art Show Submissions
The Freshman Creative Arts Living and Learning Community (CALLC) is hosting an art show for CUA students during the second week of April. The CALLC invites CUA students to submit pieces of work for display. Interested students should email Joseph Mann by March 30.

New York City Trip
The Center for the Study of Early Christianity is sponsoring a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Onassis Cultural Center in New York City on Saturday, March 31. Tickets are $20 for transportation and museum admission. For more information, email Lola Lastrapes, administrative coordinator.

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" 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 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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