The Catholic University of America

 Nov. 4 – Nov. 10, 2013

Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 5
Fertility and Family Planning

Noon, the Olivian Society and the Graduate Student Association present Dr. Marguerite Duane, a physician with FACTS: Fertility Appreciation Collaborative, and Brigid Prosser, a registered nurse and graduate student in the School of Nursing, who will speak on "Fertility and Family Planning: The Science and Methodology of Fertility Awareness-Based Family Planning." Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, Room 321. For more information, contact Brigid Prosser at 443-895-0321 or 21prosser@cardinalmail.cua.edu.

Internship Search: What's Your Game Plan?
6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents a hands-on workshop, "Internship Search: What's Your Game Plan?". Learn how to conduct a successful search in the competitive process of securing an internship using social media and Cardinal Connection, as well as connecting with alumni, faculty, family, and friends. Find the best internship for you. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. R.s.v.p. requested. Sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Leaders in Development Seminar: Monitoring and Evaluation: World Bank Project Findings
5:10 to 6:25 p.m., the Integral Economic Development graduate programs — IEDM and IEDP — present Brett Libresco, program evaluator at The World Bank Group. His talk is titled "Monitoring and Evaluation in Development: Core Findings of Recent Evaluations of World Bank Projects." Q-and-A session follows. Food and refreshments will be served afterward. Free and open to the CUA community and the public. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden, graduate programs assistant in the School of Business and Economics, at royden@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 7
Liturgy and Ecumenism — First Fruits of the Second Vatican Council
4 p.m., the School of Canon Law presents Monsignor Alan F. Detscher, S.L.D., who will give the Seventh Annual Frederick R. McManus Memorial Lecture. The title of his talk is "Liturgy and Ecumenism — One of the First Fruits of the Second Vatican Council." Caldwell Hall, Caldwell Auditorium. For more information, visit the website or contact Grace-Ann Lewis at 202-319-5492 or lewisgl@cua.edu.

DC Nite Out: Caps Game
7 p.m., the Office of Campus Activities sponsors DC Nite Out: Washington Capitals vs. the Minnesota Wild. Verizon Center. For more information, contact Ana Lincoln at 202-319-4763 or lincoln@cua.edu.

Friday, Nov. 8
Admissions "Focus On" Day
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the schools of architecture and planning, business and economics, engineering, music, nursing, and social service host a day that offers participation in lectures and labs, lunch with students and faculty, a campus tour, and an information session. For locations and more detailed information, visit the website or contact Christine Mica at 202-319-5304 or mica@cua.edu.

Angelic Intentions: Avicenna on Knowing Separate Substances
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents "Angelic Intentions: Avicenna on Knowing Separate Substances," a lecture by Deborah Black, professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto. 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.

Chamber Choir Concert
7 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert of sacred music with works by Palestrina, Fauré, Lobo, and Howells, among others. Featuring the CUA Chamber Choir and organist Joy Leilani Garbutt conducted by Leo Nestor, director of choral studies and of the Institute of Sacred Music and Justine Bayard Ward Professor of Music. Free and open to the public. St. Paul's Parish, 2430 K St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Saturday, Nov. 9
Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, Columbus School of Law, and Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty sponsor a conference on the topic of Catholic opposition to the death penalty. Featuring Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States, as keynote speaker. Also featured is a lunchtime lecture by Vicki Schieber, who has devoted herself to a moratorium on the death penalty after the rape and murder of her  daughter in 1998. All are welcome. Registration is required for all attendees. Columbus School of Law, Byron Auditorium. For more information and to register, visit the website or call 202-319-5999.

Composition Division Recital
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a recital of new works by students in the school's Division of Theory and Composition. Ward Recital Hall. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Sunday, Nov. 10
Admissions Open House

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Office of Undergraduate Admissions holds an open house for prospective students and their families. The event includes 9 a.m. Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception; academic sessions with the schools of architecture and planning, arts and sciences, business and economics, engineering, music, nursing, philosophy, and social service; a student-led tour of campus; lunch at the Pryzbyla Center, and panel discussions for parents on financial aid and for students on life at CUA. For more information, contact Christine Mica at 202-319-5304 or mica@cua.edu

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Campus Ministry 

November Prayers of Remembrance
We would be honored to remember your deceased loved ones in our annual Prayers of Remembrance. Throughout the month of November, all those who are enrolled will be remembered at the University Commemoration of the Faithful Departed on All Souls Day and at the daily 10:30 p.m. Eucharist in St. Vincent’s Chapel. Enroll deceased loved ones using the cards available in Campus Ministry and at Sunday Masses, or submit names online at ministry.cua.edu/liturgy/allsouls.cfm. For more information, contact Father Justin at rossjm@cua.edu.

Monday, Nov. 4
Men's Discernment
6 to 8 p.m., Are you thinking about becoming a priest? Would you like to explore whether you have a vocation? Join us and the rest of the Men’s Discernment Group for Mass, dinner, and a speaker. Register online at ministry.cua.edu. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen J. Happel Room. See you there!

Tuesday, Nov. 5
Long-Term Service Fair

4 to 7 p.m. Representatives from more than 50 organizations that offer domestic and international service programs will be on campus. Come learn about the many amazing long-term service opportunities available. Pryzbyla Center, Great Room.

Wednesday, Nov. 6
G'day, Mates! Australia Night
10 p.m. Head down under with The Cellar. It's time to celebrate all things Australia — koalas and quokkas, crocodiles and roos, plus all sorts of Aussie food. Caldwell Hall, The Cellar.

Friday, Nov. 8
Night at The Comedy Spot
6:30 p.m. A week without laughter is a week wasted. Join The House for a night out at The Comedy Spot! Come witness some of the most talented improv comedians in the District for a night of abundant laughs, chuckles, and giggles that will feed your soul and lighten your spirit. Tickets available at the Pryzbyla Center Lobby for a record low price of $5. Meet at the Pryz for a 6:30 p.m. departure.

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, Nov. 9
Graduate Day of Reflection: "The Authentic Self is the Soul Made Visible"
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saint Anthony Parish Center, 8820 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach, Md. R.s.v.p. at ministry.cua.edu. For more information, contact Sister Ruth at harkins@cua.edu.

Sunday, Nov. 10
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.

Upcoming Events
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Coffee and Conversation: Lumen Fidei
6 to 7:30 p.m. Come share your “light of faith” as we discuss Lumen Fidei by Pope Francis. Jonathan Lewis, young adult director from the Archdiocese of Washington, will facilitate the conversation. R.s.v.p. at ministry.cua.edu. Caldwell Hall, Monsignor Stephen P. Happel Room. For more information, contact Sister Ruth at harkins@cua.edu.

Disney Night
10 p.m. Be our guest, be our guest! Join the RMs and the rest at The Cellar for Disney Night! There will be plenty of Disney tunes and snacks to go round. So head on over to The Cellar after Adoration, it's just around the river bend. The Cellar, Caldwell Hall.

Friday, Nov. 15
Murder Mystery Dinner
7 p.m. You are cordially invited to a dinner to die for. There is danger afoot and it’s up to YOU to solve the mystery. Join The House for a night of delectable Maggiano’s food, classy and creative company, and perhaps a murder or two as Caldwell reopens with a bang! . . . or maybe a stab. Caldwell Auditorium. Tickets will be sold in the Pryzbyla Center Lobby. $15 for this legendary night of murder and mystery.

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Athletics

Tuesday, Nov. 5
7 p.m, the volleyball team hosts the Goucher College Gophers in the first round of the Landmark Conference Championship. Raymond A. DuFour Athletic Center.

Wednesday, Nov. 6
TBA
The field hockey and women's soccer teams play in the Landmark Conference Championship semifinals.

Thursday, Nov. 7
7 p.m., the swim team hosts the Howard University Bisons, DuFour Center.

TBA, the men's soccer team plays in the Landmark Conference Championship semifinals. DuFour Center, Soccer Field.

Saturday, Nov. 9
Noon, the football team hosts the Guilford College Quakers. DuFour Center, Cardinal Stadium.

TBA, the women's and men's soccer teams play in the Landmark Championships.

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Upcoming Events 

Monday, Nov. 11
Copland, Mahler, and the Hidden Ancestry of American Music

11 a.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Musicology Colloquium, featuring a lecture by Matthew Mugmon, assistant professor in the University of Arizona's School of Music, titled "Copland, Mahler, and the Hidden Ancestry of American Music." Ward Hall, Room 211. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Veterans Day Panel Discussion
Noon, the Office of Veterans Affairs sponsors a Veterans Day panel discussion and Q-and-A session. Speakers include Janice Agazio, associate professor of nursing, who will talk about her work on military nursing care delivery; Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc, associate professor of social work, who will discuss the National Catholic School of Social Service's doctoral program for active duty service members; and David Jobes, professor of psychology, who will discuss his research on soldier suicide. For more information, contact Ed Schaefer at 202-319-5689.

From Sleigh Bells to Death Knells: Gustav Mahler and His 'Heavenly' Fourth Symphony
3:40 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Musicology Colloquium, featuring a lecture by Matthew Mugmon, assistant professor in the University of Arizona's School of Music, titled "From Sleigh Bells to Death Knells: Gustav Mahler and His 'Heavenly' Fourth Symphony." Ward Hall, John Paul Hall. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Tuesday, Nov. 12
Introduction to Interviewing Workshop

6 to 7 p.m., the Office of Career Services presents "Introduction to Interviewing Workshop." What is it really like to go on an interview? What do you say? Learn how to research an employer as well as what you need to do before, during, and after an interview to give yourself the best shot at landing the position. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. R.s.v.p. requested. Sign up on Cardinal Connection or call the career services office at 202-319-5623.

Navigating the Storms of Change: How Emotional Intelligence Leadership Works
6 p.m., the Department of Library and Information Science holds a colloquium with Camila Alire, dean emerita at the University of New Mexico and a past president of the American Library Association, speaking on "Navigating the Storms of Change: How Emotional Intelligence Leadership Works.” Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A. For more information, contact David E. Shumaker at shumaker@cua.edu.

Wednesday, Nov. 13
Leaders in Development Seminar: Education and Development
5:10 to 6:25 p.m., the Integral Economic Development graduate programs — IEDM and IEDP — present John J. Convey, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Professor of Education, who will talk on education and development. Q-and-A session follows. Food and refreshments will be served afterward. Free and open to the CUA community and the public. For more information, contact Jonathan Royden, graduate programs assistant in the School of Business and Economics, at royden@cua.edu.

Thursday, Nov. 14
How Did Handel's Audiences Hear His Operas?
6 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a Musicology Colloquium, featuring a lecture by Ellen T. Harris Class of 1949 Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The full title of her talk is "How Did Handel's Audiences Hear His Operas?: Mary Delany and Floridante." Ward Hall, Room 139. For more information, contact Andrew Weaver at 202-319-5413 or weavera@cua.edu.

Nov. 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23
7:30 p.m.
Nov. 17 and 24
2 p.m.
A Dream Play

A new adaptation of August Strindberg's play by Matthew Buckley Smith, directed by Colin Hovde. How do you stage a dream? Agnes, a girl from “beyond,” possibly an angel or goddess, comes to Earth and becomes trapped by the sufferings and cruelties of mankind. Images and characters merge and separate, locations change in an instant, and a locked door recurs obsessively. A Dream Play is a captivating mix of Freud, Alice in Wonderland, and Strindberg’s own personal symbolism. Hartke Theatre. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Hartke Box Office at 202-319-4000.

Friday, Nov. 15
Conceiving Creation According to Ibn Rushd/Averroes

1:30 to 3:30 p.m., the School of Philosophy presents a lecture by Richard Taylor, professor of philosophy at Marquette University. His lecture is titled "Conceiving Creation According to Ibn Rushd/Averroes." 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.

Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence
7 p.m., the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family presents a keynote lecture by Rev. Brian Daley, S.J., Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. His speech is titled "Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence," also the subject of a symposium the following day (see Nov. 16, below). McGivney Hall, Keane Auditorium. Registration required. To register, visit the website. For more information, contact Meredith Rice at 202-526-3799 or mrice@johnpaulii.edu.

Town and Gown Community Chorus Concert
7:30 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents a concert by the Town and Gown Community Chorus conducted by Kevin O'Brien, music school lecturer and director of music at St. Peter’s Church on Capitol Hill. St. Vincent de Paul Chapel. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

Saturday, Nov. 16
Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence
9 a.m., the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family presents a symposium titled Faith, The Fundamental Act of Christian Existence. Topics include believing, seeing, and knowing the mystery of God according to the Scriptures; faith, the fulfillment of reason; the ecclesial dimension of faith; the historical dimension of faith; and witnessing to faith through the family. Registration required. To register, visit the website. For more information, contact Meredith Rice at 202-526-3799 or mrice@johnpaulii.edu.

Admissions Saturday Visit
10:30 a.m., the Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers a 30-minute overview of programs, extracurricular activities, and application procedures conducted by an admissions counselor, followed by a one-hour walking tour of campus with a Cardinal Ambassador to visit campus buildings and a residence hall and room and to hear firsthand about life on campus. McMahon Hall, Room 102. For more information, contact Christine Mica at 202-319-5304 or mica@cua.edu.

Sunday, Nov. 17
CUA Symphony Orchestra Concert
4 p.m., the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents an all-Mahler concert by the CUA Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Searle, director of orchestral activities and conducting studies, with guest soloist Arianna Zukerman, soprano. Sligo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 7700 Carroll Ave., Takoma Park, Md. For more information, contact the music school at 202-319-5414.

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Announcements  

November Is Native American Heritage Month
CUA celebrates Native American Heritage Month throughout November. Check multicultural.cua.edu for information about upcoming events on campus and around Washington, D.C.

The End for Windows XP and Office 2003
Windows XP and Office 2003 are more than 10 years old, and Microsoft is ending support for them soon. Once support is ended, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates, increasing the computer's vulnerability to security risks.Technology Services is upgrading campus computers running Windows XP to Windows 7 with Office 2013. If you have been assigned a computer that is still running Windows XP, a technician will contact you requesting an appointment to perform the upgrade. For more information, please visit techsupport.cua.edu and search for "Windows XP" or call the Service Desk at 202-319-4357 (HELP).

Wednesday, Nov. 13
Faculty Research Proposal Workshop

Noon to 1:30 p.m. The Office of Sponsored Programs and the Office of Institutional Advancement invite all faculty to a workshop on preparing and submitting research proposals to funding agencies. Discussion topics will include electronic submission platforms, budgeting issues, approval requirements, and timelines. Federal, foundation, and corporate proposals will be discussed. A Q-and-A session follows. Pryzbyla Center, Room 321. For more information, email cua-osp@cua.edu or call 202-319-5218.

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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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