The Catholic University of America

  Sept. 9 – Sept. 15, 2013

Calendar

Monday, Sept. 9
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.

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.

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 Road, 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, Wednesday, Friday, Sept. 9, 11, 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 10
Career Services 101
5 to 6 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Career Services 101," an interactive workshop to learn about the office's resources and how to best use them to get a jump start on your career planning. R.s.v.p. on Cardinal Connection or call the career services office, 202-319-5623. Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 127.

Emerging Leaders Program
6:30 p.m., first of five Emerging Leaders Program sessions, held each Tuesday through Oct. 8. Learn how you can become a great leader on campus and beyond. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Carolyn Bradford at 202-319-5293 or bradfordc@cua.edu.

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 John Connelly, Matt Tapie, and Piotr Kosicki in a discussion about 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.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sept. 10, 11, 12
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.

Wednesday, Sept. 11
Crushed by the Weight of Materialism?

6 p.m., the School of Architecture and Planning presents “Can architecture uplift our spirit and prevent the weight of materialism from crushing us?” by its 2013 Walton Critic, architect Claudio Silvestrin. Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies, Koubek Auditorium. For more information, contact Julio Bermudez at Bermudez@cua.edu.

Friday, Sept. 13
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. To see a picture of this year’s shirt, visit cuacardinals.com. Pryzbyla Center, Lobby. For more information, contact Kelly Szal, administrative assistant, at szal@cua.edu or 202-319-5286.

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

CUA in Oxford Information Session
2 to 2:30 p.m., CUAbroad presents an information session on the CUA Oxford Program 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.

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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Campus Ministry 

Monday, Sept. 9
Esto Vir Info Session
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Be a man! Consider joining a Catholic brotherhood on campus that strives together to grow in prayer, brotherhood, chastity, self-sacrifice, and fortitude. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, look for Esto Vir in the Students Groups section of ministry.cua.edu.

Liturgical Ministry Info/Training Session: Extraordinary Ministers of Communion
7 p.m. Share your gifts and deepen your understanding of the Mass by being involved in the liturgy as an extraordinary minister of communion. All those interested in liturgical ministries (new and returning students) must attend the respective meeting. St. Vincent’s Chapel. Contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu before the meeting if you have any conflicts or concerns. 

Liturgical Ministry Info/Training Session: Altar Servers
8 p.m. Share your gifts and deepen your understanding of the Mass by being involved in the liturgy as an altar server. All those interested in liturgical ministries (new and returning students) must attend the respective meeting. St. Vincent’s Chapel. Contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu before the meeting if you have any conflicts or concerns.

Live Out Love
8 p.m. Have you ever wondered what it means to love and to be loved? Love is essential for relationships with others and God. Come check out Live Out Love to unpack, learn, and apply Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Food will be provided. Pryzbyla Center, Food Court Quiet Dining Area.

Tickets for Nats vs. Phillies
Purchase tickets for the Friday, Sept. 13, game. Tickets are $8 and include a food voucher. See below for details. Pryzbyla Center, Lobby.

Tuesday, Sept. 10
Graduate Scripture Reflection
6 to 7 p.m. All are welcome. Food and refreshments are provided. Caldwell Hall, Campus Ministry Lounge. Contact Sister Ruth at harkins@cua.edu or ministry.cua.edu to register.

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

Liturgical Ministry Info/Training Session: Hospitality
7 p.m. Share your gifts and deepen your understanding of the Mass by being involved in the liturgy in the ministry of hospitality. All those interested in liturgical ministries (new and returning students) must attend the respective meeting. St. Vincent’s Chapel. Contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu before the meeting if you have any conflicts or concerns. 

RCIA Information Session
7:30 p.m. 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. Caldwell Hall, Campus Ministry Lounge.

Liturgical Ministry Info/Training Session: Lectors
8 p.m. Share your gifts and deepen your understanding of the Mass by being involved in the liturgy as a lector. All those interested in liturgical ministries (new and returning students) must attend the respective meeting. St. Vincent’s Chapel. Contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu before the meeting if you have any conflicts or concerns. St. Vincent’s Chapel.

Wednesday, Sept. 11
Students on the Mount Info Session
5:45 to 6:30 p.m. 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. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351.

Coffee and Conversation
6 to 7:30 p.m. Join graduate students from around the University for a conversation with Jonathan Lewis, a young adult from the Archdiocese of Washington, who will speak about opportunities for graduate students in area parishes that have young adult groups. Italian pastries will be available. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. Contact Sister Ruth at harkins@cua.edu or visit ministry.cua.edu to register.

Mini Night with the Cellar
10 p.m. Pinkies up for mini snacks and mini games. Caldwell Hall, The Cellar.

Thursday, Sept. 12
Esto Vir Info Session
8 to 9 p.m. Be a man! Consider joining a Catholic brotherhood on campus that strives together to grow in prayer, brotherhood, chastity, self-sacrifice, and fortitude. Pryzbyla Center, Room 351. For more information, look for Esto Vir in the Students Groups section of ministry.cua.edu.

Friday, Sept. 13
Homeless Food Run
3:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at Pryzbyla Center, P.O.D. Market (first floor). Bring your SmarTrip card.

Nats. vs Phillies
5 p.m. Watch the Nationals take on the Phillies with The House for “Heroes Day” at Nationals Stadium. Purchase tickets on Monday, Sept. 9 (see above). Meet at The House. Bring your SmarTrip card.

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.

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

Esto Vir Cookout
5 p.m. Join the men of Esto Vir for a cookout. Caldwell Hall/Seton Wing Courtyard. Look for Esto Vir in the student groups section of ministry.cua.edu.

Sunday, Sept. 15
Fun with Nuns

11 a.m. All CUA women are invited to Mass followed by brunch and conversation with religious women.
Mass: St. Vincent’s Chapel. Brunch: Caldwell Hall, Campus Ministry Lounge.

Homeless Food Run
2 p.m. Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at Caldwell Hall, Office of Campus Ministry. Visit service.cua.edu for more information.

Gratia Plena
7 p.m., Join CUA women for friendship, conversation, and prayer. This is an opportunity to deepen your relationship with God and to enjoy the company of new friends. Snacks will be provided. Caldwell Hall, Campus Ministry Lounge.

Coming Events
Wednesday, Sept. 18

Why Do Catholics Do That? A Teaching Mass
7 p.m. Have you ever wondered why Catholics worship the way they do? Answers can be found within 2,000 years of Christian history and tradition. Come to this “teaching Mass” and learn about the deeper meaning behind Catholic liturgy and worship. Bring all of the questions you always wanted answers to but never asked! St. Vincent’s Chapel.

Thursday, Sept. 19
CUA on Tap

6 p.m. Open Mic Night followed by guest speaker Luis Jacquez, an officer with the Immigration and Naturalization Service, who will speak on undocumented Mexicans between the ages of 5 and 8 crossing the United States border. The evening will include free local Dominican food from Columbia Heights' Los Hermanos and cash bar with margaritas. Open Mic Night starts at 6 p.m.; speaker begins at 7:30 p.m. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.

Students for Life Kick-Off Event!
7:30 p.m. Join Students for Life as we kick off the new school year! Come meet the new officers and members, enjoy delicious free food, and learn more about how Students for Life spreads the culture of life on CUA’s campus and in the greater Washington, D.C., area. Learn about exciting upcoming speaker events and ways to get involved this year. Bring $10 for T-shirts. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room C.

Friday, Sept. 20
Homeless Food Run
3:30 p.m. Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at Pryzbyla Center, P.O.D. Market (first floor). Bring your SmarTrip card.

Saturday, Sept. 21
Habitat for Humanity Day Trip
7 a.m. Join CUA Habitat on our first day trip of the year. We will be working to build a home for low-income families in Maryland. All are welcome. Whether you work on houses all the time or have never used a hammer, the Habitat staff will help guide and train us all in a variety of projects. Meet at Caldwell Hall, Office of Campus Ministry. Sign up in advance at ministry.cua.edu. Click on events and sign-ups, then sign up for the Sept. 21 Habitat Day trip.

Students for Life Sidewalk Prayer
10 a.m. Join Students for Life as we travel to the local Planned Parenthood clinic to witness the gospel of life and provide a prayerful and peaceful presence to pray for the end of abortion. Please bring a rosary and a SmarTrip card, and wear comfortable shoes. Meet at the benches outside the CUA-Brookland Metro station.

Sunday, Sept. 22
Homeless Food Run
2 p.m. Spend an afternoon with homeless people in D.C. Homeless food runs happen every Friday and Sunday during the academic year. Meet at Caldwell Hall, Office of Campus Ministry. Visit service.cua.edu for more information.

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Athletics

Tuesday, Sept. 10
4:30 p.m., the field hockey team hosts the Gettysburg College Bullets, Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center, Cardinal Stadium.

Wednesday, Sept. 11
4 p.m., the men's soccer team hosts the University of Mary Washington Eagles, DuFour Center, CUA soccer field.

Thursday, Sept. 12
4:30 p.m., the women’s soccer team hosts the Gettysburg College Bullets, DuFour Center, CUA soccer field.

Saturday, Sept. 14
10 a.m., men's cross country at Navy Invitational, Annapolis, Md.

Sunday, Sept. 15
11 a.m., the women's soccer team hosts the Whittier College Poets, DuFour Center, CUA soccer field.

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Upcoming Events 

Monday, Sept. 16
The Path Less Traveled: Study Beyond Western Europe

3:30 to 4 p.m., CUAbroad presents an advising session on opportunities for education abroad from Chile to China by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, contact Schneider at schneiderg@cua.edu or call 202-319-6010.

Internships Abroad: A Real World Experience
4 to 4:30 p.m., CUAbroad presents an information session on international internship opportunities by Grace Schneider, education abroad adviser. Pryzbyla Center, Room 327. For more information, contact Schneider at schneiderg@cua.edu or call 202-319-6010.

All American BBQ
4:30 p.m., the College Republicans host the annual All American BBQ. Pryzbyla Center Lawn. For more information, email Jeff Bishop or call 518-232-1823.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sept. 16, 18, 20
Understanding Justice: A Western Approach
9 a.m. to noon, the Center for the Study of Culture and Values presents week two of the Annual Fall Seminar on Justice and Responsibility: Cultural and Philosophical Considerations. This week's theme, Understanding Justice: A Western Approach, features readings on Rawls, Locke, Hume, Ricoeur, Dworkin, Nozick, and more. Gibbons Hall, Room B-12. For more information, call 202-319-6089 or email cua-cscv@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Sept. 17
Emerging Leaders Program
6:30 p.m., second of five Emerging Leaders Program sessions, held each Tuesday through Oct. 8. Learn how you can be a great leader on campus and beyond. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact Carolyn Bradford at 202-319-5293 or bradfordc@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Sept. 18
From Rally to Revolution . . . Redux: Tracking the Ordeal of Egyptian Youth
12:10 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies presents a Brown Bag Lecture by Brian Barber, professor at the University of Tennessee, based on his two-year study of youth groups in Egypt. Maloney Hall, Room 302B. For more information, email Woinishet Negash or call 202-319-5999.

Friday, Sept. 20
Al-Farabi and the Happy Marriage Between Music and Logic

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Al-Farabi and the Happy Marriage Between Music and Logic," a lecture by Thérèse-Anne Druart, professor of philosophy. The event is part of the school’s annual Fall Lecture Series, the theme of which is Philosophy in the Islamic Lands. Aquinas Hall, Auditorium. For more information, call 202-319-5259 or email cua-philosophy@cua.edu.

Saturday, Sept. 21
Latin American Music Center Presents – Orquestra Jovem de Contagem
4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Latin American Music Center presents Orquestra Jovem de Contagem. John Paul Hall. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Sunday, Sept. 22
Cyrus Chestnut, Jazz Pianist

4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a guest recital with master jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut. Click here for a sample of Chestnut's work. Ward Hall, Recital Hall. For more information, call the music school at 202-319-5414.

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Announcements  

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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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