The Catholic University of America

Feb. 25 – March 3, 2013

 

Calendar

Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, March 1
International Week
The Center for Global Education sponsors a series of events focusing on the international community at CUA throughout the week. For more information on specific events, see below, go to international.cua.edu/festival, or contact Gundrun Kendon at 202-319-6003 or kendon@cua.edu.

Monday, Feb. 25
Oxford Program Information Session
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.

Arabic Night
7 to 9 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures sponsors Arabic Night, featuring bands, food, fashion, and fun. Caldwell Hall, Auditorium. For more information, contact Kamal Tabine at tabine@cua.edu or call 202-319-5240.

Tuesday, Feb. 26
Bolivar Lecture and Film
6 to 8 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures cosponsors a talk by American University professorial lecturer Juliana Martinez, followed by the film, Bolivar Soy Yo, part of the Early America Film Series. Hannan Hall, Room 106. For more information, contact Claudia Bornholdt at bornholdt@cua.edu or 202-319-6974.

Wednesday, Feb. 27
Economic
Development Leaders
5 to 6 p.m., in an ongoing weekly seminar covering important issues in the management and policies of economic development, the Integral Economic Development Management graduate program presents "Leaders in Development." This week, Gisele Garrido from the International Food Policy Research Institute will share her personal experiences in the field. Food and drinks will be served afterward. McMahon Hall, Room 201. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden at 202-319-4289 or royden@cua.edu.

Poetry and Blues
8 p.m., Walt Whitman Award winner and Poet Laureate of the State of Georgia David Bottoms will give a reading followed by a concert by the blues band Scrapomatic, featuring two-time Grammy Award winner Mike Mattison. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Food Court.

Thursday, Feb. 28
Global Fest
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Center for Global Education presents Global Fest Featuring Embassy Row. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, go to international.cua.edu/festival or contact Gudrun Kendon, kendon@cua.edu or 202-319-5618.

Haydn and the Sublime and Beautiful
12:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Musicology Colloquium presents "An Examination of Haydn's Creation in Light of Edmund Burke's...Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful" with speaker Michael Ruhling, professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Rome Program Information Session
4 to 4:30 p.m., the Center for Global Education presents an information session on the CUA Rome Program. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, contact Grace Schneider at schneiderg@cua.edu or call 202-319-6010.

LSAT Practice
6 to 10 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a free LSAT practice test administered on campus by Kaplan, Inc. Hannan Hall, Room 108. Register and R.s.v.p. at bit.ly/CUA2013

Piano Recital
8 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music's ongoing Washington International Piano Series at CUA will  feature a piano recital by Nikita Fitenko, associate professor. Ward Hall, Recital Hall. For more information, contact Ivo Kaltchev at 202-319-5861 or kaltchev@cua.edu.

Friday, March 1
Oxford Program Information Session
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.

Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2
The Drowsy Chaperone

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring musical “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for CUA alumni, $10 for seniors, faculty, and staff, and $5 for CUA students with ID. The Thursday night preview performance will have discounted ticket prices at $15 for general admission, $10 for CUA alumni, and $5 for seniors, faculty, staff and CUA students with ID. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Saturday, March 2
Tree Planting
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., join Casey Trees in a Tree Planting Workshop. Learn how to select and prepare a tree planting site and properly plant the tree to ensure its survival, including techniques critical to maintaining tree health such as mulching, watering, and pruning. Participants will then plant 30 trees. Successful completion of the classroom and field training qualifies participants to be citizen foresters. For more information and to register, go to caseytrees.org/event/class-tree-planting-workshop-citizen-planter-qualifying-course-2/.

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Campus Ministry

Wednesday, Feb. 27
Supper and Social Justice
7 p.m., Mrs. Jeanne Garvey will share her hospice experiences at the next Supper and Social Justice meeting. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. Sign up now at ministry.cua.edu.

Spring Break ’06 Cellar Night 
10 p.m., celebrate spring break 2006 style. Groovy tunes from Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, R. Kelly, and more! Free food, including burgers, chips, and mocktails. The Cellar.

Stations of the Cross
3 p.m., Stations of the Cross are prayed every Friday in Lent. Caldwell Chapel.

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

Prayer and Liturgy Resources
For prayer and liturgy resources during Lent, visit our Lenten website at ministry.cua.edu/liturgy/lent-2013.cfm.

Liturgy Changes for Spring Break
There will be no Stations of the Cross, daily adoration, or Masses during spring break — March 3 to March 10.  On Sunday, March 10, there will be one Mass, 9 p.m., St. Vincent’s Chapel. 

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Athletics

Monday, Feb. 25
3 p.m., the baseball team hosts McDaniel College, Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center.

Tuesday, Feb. 26
3:30 p.m., the men's lacrosse team hosts Hampden-Sydney College, DuFour Center.

6 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Frostburg State University, DuFour Center.

Thursday, Feb. 28
3 p.m., the baseball team hosts Messiah College, DuFour Center.

Friday, March 1
3:30 p.m., the women's tennis team hosts Bridgewater College, DuFour Center.

Saturday, March 2
1 p.m., the women's lacrosse team hosts Salisbury University, DuFour Center.

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Upcoming Events

March 4 to March 10
Spring Break

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Announcements

Follow the Progress of Team Capitol DC
Team Capitol DC — made up of students from Catholic University, The George Washington University, and American University — is building a solar house on the Father O'Connell Hall parking lot for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Construction is expected to take six to seven months. Follow the progress through the team’s blog, Facebook page, and Twitter account.

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.

Garage Cleaning
The Office of Facilities Maintenance and Operations will clean the first floor and lower level of the University Garage at the Columbus School of Law, from 5 p.m. Monday, March 4, through 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 5. All garage permit holders must park on the lower level in the southeast corner of the garage between 3 p.m. March 4 and 6 a.m. March 5.

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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.

 

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