THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY
APRIL 17 - 24, 2006


CBU PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION
THE INAUGURATION OF BROTHER VINCENT MALHAM, FSC, D.Mus.
21ST PRESIDENT OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY

Wednesday, April 19
FACULTY & STAFF RECEPTION
Board of Trustees Room (Barry Hall), 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 20
CBU STUDENT CELEBRATION
Buckman Quadrangle, 12:15 p.m.

Thursday, April 20
ALUMNI RECEPTION
Board of Trustees Room (Barry Hall), 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 23, 2006
INAUGURAL CEREMONY
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 4:00 p.m. (by invitation only)

KUDOS
Doug Cupples (History, Adjunct) had his silver gelatin print, Brugges, Sint Janshopitaal, selected by the jury for exhibition in the Memphis College of Art's 70th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition at MCA's new downtown gallery (431 South Main Street). The subject of his photograph is one of the oldest surviving medieval hospitals in Europe, and its chapel is the site of the famous 15th century panels by Hans Memling. The exhibition runs through July 23.
Dr. Roger Easson (Literature & Languages) published an article titled "Why Senators Can't Win: Or Why Hillary Can't Win and Shouldn't Run" in the Shelby Democrat, March 2006 issue.
Jennifer Paxson (Biology '06) has been accepted to the Integrated Biomedical Science Graduate Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Elin Thorsteinsdottir (Civil Engineering '06) has been admitted to Columbia University for a Master's/Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. She will start in Fall 2006. Elin was also captain of the Lady Buccaneer soccer team for two years.
Dr. Karl Leib and Dr. Marius Carriere (History & Political Science) served as judges for National History Day at the University of Memphis on April 8.
Christina Brown, Jennifer Hendrick, and Jennifer Paxson (all Biology '06) presented research papers to the Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting in Gatlinburg on March 31. They were accompanied by Sara Hendrick (Jennifer's mother) and Dr. Mary Ogilvie (Biology, Tri Beta advisor), who were both pleased as punch to tag along.

THANKS FROM ADMISSIONS
The Admissions Office would like to thank all the students who participated in the student referral recruiting effort. Your participation shows the leadership of our student body. Congratulations to the drawing winners: Felipe Cortes, iPod; Ashley Prevost, Pizza Hut gift certificate; and Laura Provinsky, CBU Bookstore gift certificate. Please come by the Admissions Office to pick up your prize.

DINING HALL TRAFFIC WARNING
Approximately 150 students and parents from Cor Jesu Academy will be on campus for lunch on Friday, April 21, around 11:15 a.m. Please be prepared for heavy traffic in Alfonso Dining Hall that day.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS & EVENTS
Phi Alpha Theta, the National Honorary Historical Society, would like to congratulate the following recent initiates: Patrick Jones ('08), Megan Kelleher ('09), Matthew Morgan ('07), Amanda Pitt ('09), and Amber Yobak ('07). Those who are eligible must have obtained at least nine hours of history while maintaining a GPA of at least 3.1 in history and a 3.0 or better overall.
Alpha Sigma Tau would like to congratulate sister Lindsay Leslie on being named CBU's Greek Goddess 2006. ("You are fantASTic!") Alpha Sigma Tau would also like to thank Panhellenic, IFC, Sarah McDaniel, and everyone who worked hard putting Greek Week together.
• Congratulations to Jamie Aquino of Zeta Tau Alpha, who was named CBU's graduating Panhellenic sister with the highest GPA.

BARRY HALL UPDATE
The offices of the Registrar and Human Resources have returned to their locations on the lower level of Barry Hall. Tom Burk and Academic Services will return early this week. The Business Office and Student Financial Assistance are still housed in Buckman Hall until further notice.

RESEARCH POSTER SESSION
The 10th Annual Research Poster Session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, in the East Lounge of the Thomas Center, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Students from biology, civil engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and psychology will present their research and be present with their posters (even numbered posters, 12:30-1:00 p.m.; odd numbered 1:00-1:30 p.m.) A general reception for faculty, students, and mentors will take place 12:30-2:00 p.m. The presentation of the Dominic Dunn Award to the outstanding graduating senior in science or mathematics will be made by Dr. Johnny Holmes at 12:45 p.m.

LIBRARY WALK-IN INSTRUCTION SESSION
Plough Library has scheduled a Walk-in Instruction Session for Wednesday, April 19, 12:00-1:00 p.m., for those students that still have writing assignment to complete and needing assistance finding appropriate information. The session will be held in the Infolab.

CLASS PRESENTATION BY COUNTY MAYOR
Mayor AC Wharton will address a CBU political science class on Wednesday, April 19, in Spain Auditorium at at 5:45 p.m. Mayor Wharton's topic will be "What Candidates 'Need' to Run for Political Office" and will address the class assignment on contemporary politics. Although seating preferences will be given to class members, the CBU community is invited to attend the presentation.

DELTA SIGMA PI FASHION SHOW
The Epsilon Psi Chapter of the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi (Business Fraternity) is hosting its Second Annual Fashion Show, "Strictly Business," in conjunction with the Career Center on Thursday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the CBU Theatre. The show will be hosted by Aleesha White, Epsilon Psi President, and Jill Ellis, Ellis Image Consulting, Inc. Tickets are $3.00 in advance and $4.00 at the door. There will be two raffles, one for a $200 gift card to Macy's, and one for an hour-consultation with Jill Ellis (you must be present to win).

FINANCIAL LITERACY SEMINARS
A free seminar on Debt Management will be offered on Thursday, April 20, as part of the ongoing series of eight seminars covering various aspects of personal financial fitness presented by CBU in partnership with MPACT Memphis and the Financial Planning Association. Seminars are being conducted by CBU School of Business faculty and the Financial Planning Association and will be held on the third Thursday of each month (except May) in Buckman Hall, 6:00-7:30 p.m. The remaining topics are: Building Wealth, June 15; Investment Basics, July 20; Buying a Home, August 17; Insurance, September 21; Retirement, October 19; and Estate Planning, November 16. All seminars are free, but seating is limited. To register for one or all, call MPACT Memphis at 312-7760, or go to www.mpactmemphis.org/Pillars/News-Detail-Page.cfm?ID=5332.

SPRING CONCERT SERIES
• A Student Voice/Piano Recital featuring the students of Tony Silva and Anthony Williams will be held on Saturday, April 22 at 5:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Admission is free.
The CB Singers will present their Spring Concert on Sunday, April 23, at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Admission is free.

NURSING CAREER PRESENTATION
Dr. Robert Koch, director of graduate nursing studies at the Loewenberg School of Nursing, will discuss nursing careers and preparation for nursing school on Monday, April 24, at 2:00 p.m. in Science 153 as part of the Biological Career Choices class. David Arrington (Biology '01) will also be speaking. David graduated from nursing school at the University of Memphis in 2005. Any interested individuals are encouraged to attend these talks.

ART EXHIBITION
"Seen & Unseen: Art for the Blind and Sighted" by Guy Cobb will be on exhibition through May 12 in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library).
To learn more about Guy Cobb and his artwork, visit www.guycobb.com.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE NOTICES
• The end of the school year is in sight and the Office of Student Financial Assistance just wants to remind you that it will begin mailing out award letters to returning students who will not graduate after final grades are posted in mid-May.
If you are planning to take summer classes and would like to receive financial aid (Stafford Loans, Pell Grants, or work-study only) there are some additional steps you will need to take:
> You must have the 2005-2006 FAFSA on file with CBU. If you haven't filled one out, you may do so at www.fafsa.ed.gov. CBU's code is 003482.
> Students must be registered for classes at least half time (six hours for undergraduates or five hours for graduates).
> Complete the Summer Financial Aid Request form located at www.cbu.edu/Prospective/summeraid.html. The Financial Assistance Office will process it and notify you if you are eligible for any aid for the summer. If you decide not to attend, you must drop your classes before the term starts or you will incur charges. Please notify Student Financial Assistance, the Business Office, and the Registrar.

SUPPORT YOUR BUCS!
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