The Catholic University of America

Feb. 11 – Feb. 17, 2013

Calendar

Monday, Feb. 11
Noon to 12:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session on the CUAbroad Oxford Program. Meet with Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education, to learn about academic opportunities with CUA in Oxford, United Kingdom. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/oxfordinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.

2:10 p.m., the Music Education Division of the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a demonstration and lecture on the Music of Japan: Koto and Japanese Music Traditions with guest speaker Kyoko Okamoto, director of Koto ensemble at the University of Maryland. Ward Hall, Room 221. For more information, contact Michael Smith at 202-319-5837 or smithmv@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Behavioral Interviewing Workshop." Learn interview techniques for behavioral interviewing used by many employers. Students will identify skill sets from internships, part-time jobs, classes, and community service work that can be applied to the behavioral interview format. Prepare for your interview by learning to effectively navigate behavioral interview questions. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 327. Register through Cardinal Connection (see Career Events) or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, Feb. 13
5 p.m., the Integral Economic Development Management Graduate Program hosts a seminar covering economic impact measurement and small business development with guest speaker Kelly McCarthy, manager at IRIS Adoption. McMahon Hall, Room 201. For more information, visit iedm.cua.edu or contact Jonathan Royden at 202-319-4289.

7:30 to 9 p.m., the Office of Housing Services will host a town hall meeting about student ideas for a new residence hall. All students are encouraged to attend to share their feedback as the University begins the design phase for the new building. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C. For more information, please call the housing services office at 202-319-5615 or email zabroske@cua.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 14
4 to 4:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session about the CUAbroad Rome Program. Meet with Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser, to learn more about academic opportunities with CUA in Rome. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/romeinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.

Friday, Feb. 15
1 to 4:30 p.m., the Catholic University Law Review presents its 2013 Symposium on Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform with keynote speaker Robert L. Ehrlich, former Governor of Maryland. For a list of confirmed panelists, visit calendar.law.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx. Columbus School of Law, Byron Auditorium. A reception will follow in the law school atrium. R.s.v.p. at cualawsym2013.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Alex Harisiadis at alex.cua.lawreview@gmail.com or Elyssa Lacson at lacson.cua.lawreview@gmail.com. This event qualifies for a CUA ethics credit.

2 to 2:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education hosts an information session on the CUAbroad Oxford Program. Meet with Tanith Fowler Corsi, assistant vice president for global education, to learn about academic opportunities with CUA in Oxford, United Kingdom. McMahon Hall, Room 111. R.s.v.p. at cuabroad.cua.edu/infosessions/oxfordinfo.cfm or call 202-319-6010 for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 16
7 p.m., Meet and socialize with other students at CU Saturday, themed Around the World. Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life, CU Saturday provides social activity to the CUA campus community each Saturday night of the semester. Centennial Village houses, building lobbies.

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Campus Ministry

Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross will be prayed every Friday in Lent at 3 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel.

Mardi Gras
Celebrate Mardi Gras with the residents of the Little Sisters of the Poor on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Meet in Campus Ministry at 6:30 p.m. Sign up at service.cua.edu.

Ash Wednesday Schedule
Ash Wednesday will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The schedule is as follows:

  • 8 a.m., Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes (no Mass), Caldwell Chapel.
  • 8:30 a.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel.
  • 12:10 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel.
  • 12:15 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Caldwell Chapel.
  • 5:10 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, St. Vincent’s Chapel.
  • 5:30 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, Mary, Mirror of Justice Chapel.
  • 9 p.m., Mass with distribution of ashes, St. Vincent’s Chapel.

Senior Retreat
Please join the Class of 2013 on Senior Retreat, held Feb. 15 to 17. Celebrate the final semester of your college career and prayerfully prepare for the future to come. The cost to attend is $40. Sign up now at ministry.cua.edu.

Lenten Adoration
Daily Adoration takes place every day during Lent from 1 to 5 p.m. in Caldwell Chapel. If you wish to commit to one hour, contact David Pennington at penningd@cua.edu.

Roses for Missions
Pre-order your roses for Valentine’s Day. $3 a rose, $36 for a dozen. Cash or check only. All proceeds go directly to service partners in Jamaica, Ecuador, and Belize for spring break mission trips. To pre-order your roses please contact Mary Clare Spence at 27spencm@cardinalmail.cua.edu for an order form.

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Athletics

Wednesday, Feb. 13
7 p.m., the women's basketball team hosts Goucher College. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center.

Saturday, Feb. 16
Noon, the men's lacrosse team hosts Hood College, DuFour Center.

Noon, the baseball team hosts Randoplh-Macon College, DuFour Center.

4 p.m., the women's basketball team hosts Moravian College, DuFour Center.

6 p.m., the men's basketball team hosts Moravian College, DuFour Center.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Feb. 20
5 to 6 p.m., the School of Business and Economics invites the CUA community to a seminar sponsored by the Integral Economic Development Management Program on Diplomacy and Leadership in a Time of Conflict with guest speaker Alberto Piedra, former ambassador to Guatemala and professor of political economy at The Institute of World Politics. McMahon Hall, Room 201. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden at 202-319-4289 or royden@cua.edu.

6 to 7:30 p.m., the National Catholic School of Social Service offers a Master's Information Seminar for students seeking information about the master's in social work program, the application process, and financial aid. Shahan Hall, Room 202. R.s.v.p. by calling 202-319-5496 or emailing cua-ncsss-admissions@cua.edu.

Thursday, Feb. 21
12:30 p.m. the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Musicology Colloquium presents "The Early Modern Music Print as Diplomatic Act: Andreas Rauch's Currus triumphalis musicus (1648)" with speaker Andrew H. Weaver, associate professor. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Friday Feb. 22-24, and Friday March 1-2
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents The Drowsy Chaperone directed by Jay Brock. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 and 23, and March 1, and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 23 and 24 and March 2, along with a preview performance on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for CUA alumni, $10 for seniors, faculty, and staff, and $5 for CUA students with ID, and can be purchased at music.cua.edu. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, contact 202-319-5852 or brock@cua.edu.

Saturday, Feb.  23
1 p.m., the University Honors program encourages all CUA students to attend a screening of Los Condenadoes (The Condemned) at the National Gallery East Building Auditorium. Students wishing to attend should meet outside CUA/Brookland Metro stop at 1 p.m. Film screening starts at 2 p.m. R.s.v.p. to Andrew Cuff at 202-319-5220 or email cuffaj@cua.edu.

1 p.m., the Black Student Alliance in conjunction with the Office of Campus Activities and Campus Ministry hosts a symposium on Many Parts, One Body: The Beauty of Black Catholics with guest speaker Most Reverend George Murry, S.J., bishop of Youngstown and former secretary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Related to Pope Benedict XVI's Year of Faith, this event highlights the faith and history of black Catholics in the United States as well as the men and women who had an integral role in their history.  Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A and B. For more information, contact Ajani Gibson at 75gibson@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

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Announcements

Follow the Progress of Team Capitol DC
The University community may have noticed the construction beginning in the Father O’Connell Hall Parking Lot. Team Capitol DC — made up of students from Catholic University, George Washington University, and American University — is building a house on the lot for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. House construction is expected to take six to seven months. Follow the progress of the construction through the team’s blog, Facebook page, and Twitter account.

Graduation Fair
Tuesday Feb. 19, and Wednesday Feb. 20
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Graduation Fair is for students who will be participating in Commencement Exercises this May. Place orders for regalia and announcements, order your class ring, get your senior picture taken, resolve any outstanding impediments to your graduation, and connect with Career Services and Alumni Relations. Students will also have a chance to win a trip to Ireland. Snacks will be served. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, call Bill Jonas at 202-319-5100.

Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, CUA celebrates Black History Month with a series of events hosted by the Office of Campus Activities and devoted to exploring black history and heritage. For more information and a list of events, visit multicultural.cua.edu/blackhistorymonth/ or contact Ana Lincoln at 202-319-6003 or lincoln@cua.edu.

Calling All Artists
CRUX Magazine for the Creative Arts invites the CUA community to submit artwork for consideration in CRUX's 11th edition publication. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb. 15. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are encouraged to contribute their artwork, ranging from but not limited to poems, musical compositions, paintings, photography, and drawings, for inclusion. All submissions can be sent to cua.crux@gmail.com. All accepted artists will receive notification in late March or early April. For more information, contact Wesley Cocozello at 10cocozello@cardinalmail.cua.edu or 202-238-1928.

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For Your Benefit

New Employees
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 at humanresources.cua.edu/newtocua/index.cfm.

Summary Annual Report
The Summary Annual Report for The Catholic University of America Welfare Plan for 2011 has been posted at cuabenefits.com. To view it, select the Library tab, Forms and Documents, General, and then scroll to the bottom.

TIAA-CREF Change
Previously, you received a short communication explaining that because of the long-standing relationship between Catholic University and TIAA-CREF, we are now able to bring you reduced fees by introducing a new lower-cost mutual fund share class. Best of all, no action is required. Effective Jan. 25, 2013, you were automatically invested in the new institutional share class of the same funds. Your balances will remain 100 percent invested throughout the transition and your future contributions will be automatically allocated to the new share class of the funds you previously selected. Of course, you can change your investment selections and amounts at any time. All questions should be directed to TIAA-CREF by calling 800-842-2776.

 

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