The Catholic University of America

Sept. 2 – Sept. 8, 2013

Calendar

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day. University closed.

Tuesday, Sept. 3
Education Abroad 101
4 to 4:30 p.m., CUAbroad presents “Education Abroad 101” by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website or contact Schneider at 202-319-6010 or schneiderg@cua.edu.

Scandinavian Song Recital
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Scandinavian song recital. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, contact Henriette Lund, diction and vocal coach, at 202-319-5414 or lund@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 4
Education Abroad 101
4 to 4:30 p.m., CUAbroad presents “Education Abroad 101” by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website or contact Schneider at 202-319-6010 or schneiderg@cua.edu.

Integral Economic Development
5:10 p.m., the Integral Economic Development Program presents a lecture on integral economic development by Maria Sophia Aguirre, professor of economics. McMahon Hall, Room 200. For more information, visit the website or contact Jonathan Royden, graduate programs assistant in the School of Business and Economics, at 202-319-4289 or royden@cua.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 5
Education Abroad Fair

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., CUAbroad presents the Education Abroad Fair to showcase overseas educational opportunities available to CUA students and to provide the chance for students to meet with program representatives. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Great Room. For more information, visit the website or contact Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser, at 202-319-6010 or schneiderg@cua.edu.

CUA in Rome Information Session
4 to 4:30 p.m., CUAbroad presents an information session on the CUA in Rome program with Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website or contact Schneider at 202-319-6010 or schneiderg@cua.edu.

Professional Studies Information Session
5:30 to 7 p.m., the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies presents an information session for prospective certificate, bachelor's, and master's students. Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. For more information, visit the website.

What Languages Can Do for You
6 p.m., the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures presents “What Languages Can Do for You” by Claudia Bornholdt, chair of the department and associate professor of German. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room. For more information, contact Bornholdt at 202-319-5240 or bornholdt@cua.edu.

Friday, Sept. 6
Cardinal Club T-shirt Sale
Noon to 3 p.m., the Department of Athletics hosts a T-shirt sale. Show your Cardinal pride by purchasing this year’s Cardinal Club T-shirt to wear at athletic events. T-shirts will be on sale for $10 in the lobby of the Pryzbyla Center. To see a picture of this year’s shirt, visit cuacardinals.com. For more information, contact Kelly Szal, administrative assistant, at szal@cua.edu or 202-319-5286.

What, then, is a Law-Giver?
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents “What, then, is a Law-Giver” by Charles Butterworth, professor emeritus of political philosophy at the University of Maryland. The event is part of the school’s annual Fall Lecture Series. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259 or email cua-philosophy@cua.edu.

CUA in Oxford Information Session
2 to 2:30 p.m., CUAbroad presents an information session on the CUA in Oxford program with Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. McMahon Hall, Room 111. For more information, visit the website or contact Schneider at 202-319-6010 or schneiderg@cua.edu.

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Campus Ministry 

Friday Nights with the House
Watch for opportunities to meet people and hang out every Friday night at exciting events hosted by student ministers. Go to ministry.cua.edu for a full list of events.

On Friday, Sept. 13, watch the Nationals take on the Phillies with The House for “Heroes Day” at Nationals Stadium. Meet at 5 p.m. at The House. Tickets are $8 and include a food voucher. They are available at the tables in the Pryzbyla Center lobby.

Mass Change — Sept. 8
On Sept. 8 there will be no Sunday 4 p.m. Eucharist in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Liturgical Ministry Info/Training Sessions
Share your gifts and deepen your understanding of the Mass by being involved in the liturgy. Join Campus Ministry for information sessions/trainings. All meetings will be held in St. Vincent’s Chapel.

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion: Monday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m.
Altar Servers: Monday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m.
Hospitality: Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m.
Lectors: Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 8 p.m.
Liturgy Committee: Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m.

All those interested in liturgical ministries (new and returning) must attend the respective meeting. Contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu before the meeting if you have any conflicts or concerns.

Students on the Mount
Passionate about social justice? Interested in planning programs that help the poor and vulnerable? Students on the Mount is a student organization dedicated to peace and justice education, advocacy, and action in our University, local, and global communities. There will be an information session on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 351 of the Pryzbyla Center.

The first leadership meeting of Students on the Mount will be in the Campus Ministry Lounge from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4.

DC Reads
Looking for a work-study job (or volunteer opportunity) with flexible hours? Interested in getting off campus and involved with the greater D.C. community? Like working with kids? Interested in education in a classroom setting? Want to live your faith in action? Consider becoming a DC Reads tutor, which is the highest paying job on campus ($12 an hour with the opportunity for a raise in subsequent years). No experience necessary. For more information, visit the website at dcreads.cua.edu and attend a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Great Room, to fill out an application, meet site partners, and get hired.

Graduate Spiritual Reflection
Scriptural reflection for graduate students will begin Tuesday, Sept. 3, in the Campus Ministry Lounge from 6 to 7 p.m. All are welcome. R.s.v.p. to Sister Ruth at harkins@cua.edu.

Graduate Students Formation Group
LIFE CHOICES gathering for all graduate students will take place Thursday, Sept. 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Magner Residence Hall, second floor lounge. The topic is "What is your EQ-Emotional Intelligence?" All graduate students are welcome.

Knights of Columbus
Join the CUA Knights of Columbus for an information session to learn more about this men’s organization dedicated to faith, service, and fraternity. Pizza will be provided at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 323. All are invited to join the Knights on their weekly Wawa trip directly after the information session.

DC Knight Out: Grab a snack in downtown D.C. and enjoy an evening at the monuments with the CUA Knights as your tour guides on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. Meet at the CUA-Brookland Metro station.

RCIA Information Session
Interested in becoming a Catholic? Do you want to be confirmed? Explore the Catholic faith and join us for an information session on the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Ministry Lounge.

RENEW
RENEW meetings begin the week of Sunday, Sept. 8. Join a small faith community in your residence hall and deepen your relationship with God and your friends through prayer, reflection, discussion, and service. Meetings are weekly for one hour. Contact your student minister for more information. Sign up online at ministry.cua.edu.

Catholic Daughters of America
Young women of CUA are invited to join the Catholic Daughters of America on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 321, to learn more about the group's community service mission and faith, and to make blankets to be distributed to the homeless in Washington, D.C.

Esto Vir
Consider joining a Catholic brotherhood on campus that strives to grow in prayer, brotherhood, chastity, self-sacrifice, and fortitude. Information sessions will be held Monday, Sept. 9, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 321 and on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 8 to 9 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. 

Join the men of Esto Vir for a cookout on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 5 p.m. in the Caldwell Hall/Seton Wing Courtyard.

Look for Esto Vir in the student groups section of ministry.cua.edu.

Live Out Love
Ever wonder what it means to love and to be loved? Love is essential for relationships with others and God. Check out Live Out Love to learn how to apply Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body on Monday, Sept. 9, at 8 p.m. in the quiet dining area in the Pryzbyla Center Food Court. Food will be provided.

Community Service
All community service starts the week of Sept. 9.

Homeless Food Runs
Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the P.O.D. Market (Pryzbyla Center, first floor). Bring your SmarTrip card. Meet Sunday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. in the Office of Campus Ministry. Visit service.cua.edu for more information.

Connect 4 Service
Check out service opportunities, hear about students’ service experiences, and answer the call for justice on Wednesday, Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pryzbyla Center, second floor lobby. Prepare care packages for homeless families and learn how you can use your talents.

September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
In memory of the 12th anniversary of 9/11, spend the day serving the D.C. community on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet in Father O’Connell Hall, Great Hall. Sign up at service.cua.edu.

Fun with Nuns
All CUA women are invited to Sunday Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Vincent’s Chapel followed by brunch and conversation with religious women in the Campus Ministry Lounge.

Gratia Plena
Join CUA women on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Ministry Lounge for friendship, conversation, and prayer. This is an opportunity to deepen your relationship with God and to enjoy the company of future friends. Snacks will be provided.
 

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Athletics

Saturday, Sept. 7
10 a.m., the men's and women's cross country teams host the Catholic Invitational. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center.

Noon, the volleyball team hosts Marymount University as part of the Guetle Volleyball Invitational. DuFour Center.

Noon, the women’s soccer team hosts Mount Saint Mary College as part of the D.C. Classic. DuFour Center, CUA soccer field.

4 p.m., the volleyball team hosts the College of Mount Saint Vincent as part of the Guetle Volleyball Invitational. DuFour Center.

Sunday, Sept. 8
11 a.m., the volleyball team hosts Eastern Mennonite University as part of the Guetle Volleyball Invitational. DuFour Center.

2:30 p.m., the women’s soccer team hosts Richard Stockton College as part of the D.C. Classic. DuFour Center, CUA soccer field.

3 p.m., the volleyball team hosts Swarthmore College as part of the Guetle Volleyball Invitational. DuFour Center.

 

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Upcoming Events 

Monday, Sept. 9
Colloquium with National Public Radio Librarians

6 to 8 p.m., the Department of Library and Information Science presents the colloquium "Just Another Day in the Newsroom" with Kee Malesky and Janel Kinlaw, librarians at National Public Radio (NPR). They will discuss the role of NPR’s librarians in researching, enhancing, producing, and archiving the network’s news and cultural programming. Columbus School of Law, Walter A. Slowinski Courtroom. For more information, call 202-319-5085.

The Jane Pesci Townsend Excellence in Music Theatre Gala
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents The Jane Pesci Townsend Excellence in Music Theatre Gala. Archbishop Carroll High School, 4300 Harewood Rd., N.E. Washington, D.C. For more information, contact Thomas Pedersen, head of the musical theatre division, at 202-319-5414 or pedersen@cua.edu.

Monday, Sept. 9; Wednesday, Sept. 11; and Friday, Sept. 13
Justice and Responsibility: Cultural and Philosophical Considerations

9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values presents week one of the Annual Fall Seminar on Justice and Responsibility: Cultural and Philosophical Considerations. This week will feature an introduction of the 12 scholars and of the seminar’s theme. Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089 or email cua-cscv@cua.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 12
Catholic Teaching and the Jews – A Revolution? A Discussion with John Connelly, Matt Tapie, and Piotr Kosicki

5 to 7 p.m., the School of Theology and Religious Studies and the Department of History present "Catholic Teaching and the Jews – A Revolution? A Discussion with John Connelly, Matt Tapie, and Piotr Kosicki." The panelists will discuss Connelly’s book From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933-1965. Hannan Hall, Room 108. For more information, contact Árpád von Klimó, associate professor of history, at klimo@cua.edu.

Friday, Sept. 13
Is Philosophy an Apodeictic or Dialectic Science? Al-Ghazali & the History of Philosophy in Islam (1100-1400)

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents “Is Philosophy an Apodeictic or Dialectic Science? Al-Ghazali & the History of Philosophy in Islam (1100-1400)” by Frank Griffel, professor of Islamic studies at Yale University. The event is part of the school’s annual Fall Lecture Series. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259 or email cua-philosophy@cua.edu

Dollars & Sense: Affordable Education Abroad
2:30 to 3 p.m., CUAbroad presents “Dollars & Sense: Affordable Education Abroad” by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, visit the website or contact Schneider at 202-319-6010 or schneiderg@cua.edu.

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Announcements  

Support the CUA Fund
CUA’s dedicated faculty and staff support students and the University daily through time and talent. That remarkable commitment can be bolstered with gifts to the Campus Community Campaign. Contributors can specify campus priorities they want to support — students, academic research, campus ministry, athletics. The options are limitless. Every contribution, whatever the amount, significantly helps the CUA community. And giving is easy. Access the payroll deduction form by clicking here. Make a one-time gift by clicking here. To learn more about supporting CUA, visit giving.cuatoday.com.

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For Your Benefit 

CUA Tuition Exchange Program
The tuition exchange scholarship program is a CUA employee benefit for dependents, specifically for college-aged dependent children interested in attending other colleges or universities through the National Tuition Exchange Program. Guidelines limit the program to children of regular full-time employees of CUA who have worked full time for at least two continuous years prior to the commencement of the academic year for which the eligible student dependent would initiate his/her studies. The application is due one year before the academic year in which they will use the benefit. Awards, if granted, are made for one academic year at a time. A new application must be submitted for each academic year. The application deadline for the 2014-2015 academic year is Friday, Oct. 4. Applications must be received by the Office of Human Resources by this date. If you have any questions or would like to view a complete list of participating colleges and universities, visit www.tuitionexchange.org or contact Whitney Mitchell in the human resources office at 202-319-5598.

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