The Catholic University of America

Nov. 19 – Nov. 25, 2012



Monday, Nov. 19
7 p.m., the Medieval Society presents movie night with “A Knight’s Tale.” Caldwell Hall, Room 121. For more information, contact Andrew Cuff at 818-519-7620 or

Wednesday, Nov. 21, to Sunday, Nov. 25
Thanksgiving recess. University closed.


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Campus Ministry

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
The Students on the Mount and its committees would like to thank all the students, faculty, and staff who participated in Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

Thanksgiving Dinner with Father Jude
Will you be on campus for Thanksgiving? Join Father Jude for a Thanksgiving feast featuring free food and great company. For more information or to sign up, visit

Dessert and Rolls for Thanksgiving Dinner
Donations of desserts or rolls for Father Jude’s Thanksgiving dinner would be appreciated. Deliver donations to Campus Ministry by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Notify Lani Collins at if you plan to donate.

T-shirt Design Competition
Help support our mission trip volunteer sites by designing this year’s CUA March for Life T-shirt. All designs must be submitted electronically to Brother Jim at by Monday, Dec. 2.

Burgers with a Side of Justice
Supper and Social Justice will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. This month will feature “Burgers with a Side of Justice.” Join Students on the Mount for supper and a discussion with Linda Plitt Donaldson, associate professor in the National Catholic School of Social Service. Sign up at

Residence Hall Confessions
Residence hall confessions will be held at 8 p.m. as follows:

Tuesday, Nov. 27

Wednesday, Nov. 28
Seton/Caldwell (After Adoration)

Thursday, Nov. 29

Monday, Dec. 3

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Thursday, Dec. 6
Millennium North
Millennium South
Curley Court

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Tuesday, Nov. 20
6 p.m., the women’s basketball team hosts Marymount University. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center. 

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Upcoming Events 

Monday, Nov. 26
7 p.m., the Department of Drama presents Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been as part of the Reading and Discussion Series, which focuses on new or rarely produced works and contemporary issues, followed by discussion between panelists and the audience, cast, and directors. Hartke Theatre. For more information, call 202-319-4000.

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a composition division recital. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, call 202-319-5414.

Wednesday, Nov. 28
Noon, the Office of Instructional Technology presents a brown bag lunch focused on grading assignments using Blackboard and Microsoft Word. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information and to R.s.v.p., contact Eric Gramatges at 202-319-4768 or

Friday, Nov. 30
2 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents “Averroes on Knowing Separate Substances” by Richard Taylor, professor of philosophy at Marquette University. The event is part of the school’s annual Fall Lecture Series; this year's series is dedicated to the memory of Rev. Kurt J. Pritzl, O.P. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259 or email

5 p.m., the Office of Campus Ministry and the Office of Campus Activities host the annual Light the Season event. The ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree will be accompanied by music and refreshments. Pryzbyla Center, third-floor atrium. For more information, visit

7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by the CUA’s Women’s Chorus. St. Vincent De Paul Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5414.  

Saturday, Dec. 1
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a CUA Town and Gown Community Chorus concert. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, call 202-319-5414.


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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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This Week @ CUA is published weekly.
To submit items for inclusion, visit
202-319-5600 • Fax 202-319-4440 • Email
Items must include a phone number and contact person. The next issue will begin Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
The deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19, 2012.
CUA's Calendar of Events is updated regularly at
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