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THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY OCTOBER 30, 2006
CBU HOMECBU NEWSCBU SPORTSCBU CONNECTION ARCHIVES
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ROBINSON TO PRESENT SEIDMAN LECTURE
C. Paul Robinson, president emeritus and former laboratory director of Sandia National Laboratories, will be the speaker at the M. L. Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series at CBU on Thursday, November 2. Dr. Robinson (CBU '63) will speak on "The Energy 'Facts of Life' Worldwide" in Spain Auditorium, Buckman Hall at 7:00 p.m. During his ten years as its president, Robinson managed the operation and growth of Sandia National Laboratories from a $1.3 billion annual budget to more than $2.4 billion and greater than 8,500 full-time employees. Under his leadership, SNL diversified its mission support activities to include larger efforts in nuclear weapons design and development, non-proliferation and material control around the world, counterterrorism, homeland security, and support for the Defense Department and intelligence communities. The Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series is free and open to the public. More information>

HESBURGH LECTURER TO ADDRESS TERRORISM
The 2006 Hesburgh Lecture Series in Memphis continues at CBU on Thursday, November 9, with a lecture by Dr. Jimmy Gurulé entitled "Confronting the Global Threat of Terrorism In a Post-9/11 World: An Unconventional War or Merely a Law Enforcement Matter?" Gurulé is an internationally known expert in the field of international criminal law, specifically, terrorism, terrorist financing and anti-money laundering. He is a professor in the University of Notre Dame Law School and served as Undersecretary of Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The Hesburgh Lecture Series is a worldwide program co-sponsored by more than 60 Notre Dame Clubs annually. This Hesburgh Lecture is co-sponsored in Memphis by The Notre Dame Club of Memphis and CBU. The lecture will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. More information>

IMPORTANT STUDY ABROAD MEETING
All students interested in travel/study abroad are invited to a meeting on Tuesday, October 31, in Buckman 318 at 12:45 p.m. to hear details of upcoming opportunities and visit with faculty and some students who have traveled with the CBU program.
Spain: The spring break trip to Figueras and Barcelona with a day trip to the picturesque medieval walled city of Carcasonne, France will be available for credit in Economics, Spanish, and Global Studies.
England: The Edge Hill summer program with side trips to Liverpool, Wales, Cornwall, and many other sites is an exceptional travel bargain with a large following of happy students from the summer of 2006. Courses for 2007 will include "The History of Rock" and "Sports Psychology." Mark your calendar!
PLEASE COME FOR THE WHOLE MEETING OR JUST PART AS YOUR SCHEDULE PERMITS. Come early or late.. .just come and get on the list.


FOUNDERS AWARDS HONOR BRENNER, HILLIARD

The CBU School of Business will honor two prominent Memphis businessmen at the school's annual Founders Award Dinner to be held on Saturday, November 11. Henry L. Brenner will be recognized with the Community Service Award, and Herbert H. Hilliard will be recognized with the Corporate Achievement Award. The CBU School of Business will also pay posthumous tribute to two of its founding faculty members, Brother Emery Hogan and Brother Roland Klassen, with the School of Business Faculty Award of Distinction. The recipient of the Harry B. Solmson Faculty Chair of Excellence will also be announced during the award dinner. The event will be held at the Memphis Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception and dinner to follow at 7:00 p.m. Admission and dinner is $100 per person, $75 for CBU faculty and staff. More information>

UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS

Job Search Strategies (School of Engineering): Tuesday, October 31; Nolan 241, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Job Search Strategies (School of Sciences): Thursday, November 2, Science 153, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

@ YOUR LIBRARY
JSTOR Collection IV is now available. Click here for titles and dates of coverage.
As you ponder your choices in the upcoming election, please consult the library home page for the link to our election resources page... or click here. Also -- try out the new Shelby County Voting Machines online.
• Check out this link to see the database trials offered in multiple subject areas. Then let us know what you think with an email to library@cbu.edu.

ART EXHIBITS
"Moments in Time," an exhibition by Germantown artist Pamela Kelso Craig, will open in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library) on Friday, November 3, with a public reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through December 14. More information>

THE SHOT NURSE
The Shot Nurse will be on campus on Wednesday, November 1, 12:30 p.m., offering the following immunizations and services: Influenza vaccinations flu shots for $20 (Flu Mist $30; requires pre-pay), Tetanus/diphtheria boosters ($30), Pneumonia vaccinations ($35), and Vitamin B12 injections ($20). Please assemble at the scheduled time in order to make the appointment most efficient for everyone. Be sure to wear clothing with sleeves that can be rolled up easily to expose the upper arm. Payment is accepted by cash or checks made payable to The Shot Nurse, or you may prepay online at www.shotnurse.com. Please visit the website or call 901-685-9999 for further information. A nurse will be available to answer any questions at your appointment.

CAMPUS MINISTRY
• The Campus Ministry Annual Ice Cream Social will be held in the East Lounge on Wednesday, November 1, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Everyone is invited!
• The Campus Ministry Annual Christian Coffee House "Java Jam" Concert will be held in on Friday, November 3, in Rozier Lounge, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Faculty and Staff, Campus Ministry needs your help! If you would like to bake some homemade goodies for the annual Java Jam, we would greatly appreciate it! Simply make the food and bring it by the Campus Ministry office on November 3.
• ALL SAINTS & ALL SOULS DAYS
Vigil Mass for All Saints Day (Tuesday, October 31; 5:00 p.m., De La Salle Chapel)
All Saints Day Mass (Wednesday, November 1; 5:00 p.m., De La Salle Chapel)
All Souls Day Memorial Service (Thursday, November 2; 12:15 p.m., Alfonso Dining Hall)
All Souls Day Mass (Thursday,November 2; 5:00 p.m., De La Salle Chapel)

NEEDED: INSPIRATIONAL VOICES CHOIR MEMBERS

If you are interested in being a member of the CBU Inspirational Voices Gospel Choir, you can join in the first choir rehearsal on Monday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Please address questions to choir director Gregory Thomas at 321-3222. All are welcome!


 

REQUEST FOR PRAYERS
Brother John Johnston, former Superior General and resident of Lambert Hall, will  undergo surgery on Tuesday, October 31, at Methodist University Hospital (Union Ave.) for removal of a malignant tumor in his colon. He would appreciate the prayers of the CBU community.

KUDOS

• Research by Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald (Biology) on "Sustained upregulation of glial fibrillary acidic protein in Muller cells in pigeon retina following disruption of the parasympathetic control of choroidal blood flow" was recently published in Experimental Eye Research. The research was coauthored by Toya D.H. Kimble (Biology '93), and Anton Reiner. Part of this work was drawn from Dr. Kimble's Ph.D. research. She was awarded her Ph.D. in 2003 from UTHSC and is currently working in biotechnology industrial research.
Dr. Scott Nikaido (Religion & Philosophy) gave a lecture at Idlewild Presbyterian Church entitled"How the Jewish People Gave Birth to Two Religions in 70 CE" on October 22. It discussed the significance of events after the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in light of the two important figures of Yohanan ben Zakkai and the apostle Paul.
• Lady Buc basketball forward Crystal Shelton ('09) was selected to the Preseason All-GSC Team.
Shelton, the only sophomore to make the team, averaged 14.0 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game last season.
• Buccaneer basketball forward Kevin Weybright ('08) and center Nick Kohs ('09)), the last two winners of the GSC West Freshman of the Year award, were named to the preseason All-GSC team.
• Four CBU Buccaneers were named to the All-Gulf South Conference Soccer Team. Senior forward Brad Whitsitt, junior midfielder Matt Werakso, and senior defender Kieran Wilson were selected to the All-GSC First Team, while sophomore Ryan Heine was named to the All-GSC Second Team.
• Three CBU Lady Buc soccer players were named to the All-Gulf South Conference Second Team: Junior forward Courtney Robertson, junior midfielder Rachael Valenzuela, and sophomore defender Jeanine Abell were selected by the league's coaches.
• The CBU Office of Graduate & Professional Studies sponsored the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce October Luncheon. Dr. Tony Aretz (VP, Academics) was the introductory speaker.

WELCOME TO CBU
Elisa C. Marus joins the Office of the President in the position of Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, effective November 1. She comes to CBU from Southwest Tennessee Community College, where she served most recently as the Executive Director of Community Relations and prior to that as Executive Director of Community Relations and Marketing.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS

Alpha Sigma Tau would like to welcome its newest sisters" (l-r) Melody Allensworth, Elizabeth Rosen, Taralyn French, Amy Montgomery, and Lisa Schultz.

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU
Influenza Vaccines are available in Health Resources for $15. Cash and checks will be accepted. Office hours are 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

CB SINGERS MINI-CONCERT
Take a break from your busy day and come to Boshwit Courtyard in front of Buckman Hall to hear the CB Singers perform a three-song mini-concert on Tuesday, October 31, at 3:00 p.m. (Weather permitting--above 45 degrees and NO rain!) You'll get a nice break from your day plus a preview of the Singers' upcoming Fall/Holiday concert.Come and enjoy!

The Music Department of CBU also announces its Fall 2006 Concert Series:
• Friday November 3: Voice Students of Tommy Gaines in Recital (7:00 p.m., Spain Auditorium)
• Friday December 1: The CB Singers Annual Fall/Holiday Concert (7:00 p.m., Spain Auditorium)
• Friday December 8: Voice Students of Tommy Gaines and Piano Students of Janelle Ganey in Recital (7:00 p.m., Spain Auditorium)
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

BOWL-A-THON FOR HOPE NORTH
Tri-Beta (CBU's Biological Honor Society) will host a Bowl-A-Thon
benefiting Hope North US on November 10 at 7:00 p.m. (location to be announced -- check for signs to be posted in the Science Center and for future notices). Hope North US is a organization that was established in Uganda to combat poverty and educate children in a country which has been torn by an ongoing civil war. The civil war
has led to one of the worst humanitarian situations in the world. The organization provides clean water, sanitary facilities, a school for children displaced by the war, and other aid. Everyone is encouraged to create or join a team of five. Teams and bowling fees should be turned in by November 3. Team sponsor(s) are allowed to make a one-time donation or donate money per pin knocked down.


 

BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD

MEN'S SOCCER (11-6-1, 5-1 GSC)
GSC CHAMPIONSHIP
10/27: Bucs 1 , Montevallo 2 (ot)
WOMEN'S SOCCER (6-11, 1-7 GSC)
10/22: Lady Bucs 0, West Georgia 2
VOLLEYBALL (14-15, 3-9 GSC)
10/22: Lady Bucs 3, Southern Arkansas 2
10/27: Lady Bucs 1, Arkansas-Monticello 3


BUCCANEERS THIS WEEK

CROSS COUNTRY
11/4:NCAA SOUTH REGIONAL @ Plough Park (9:00 a.m.)
MEN'S BASKETBALL

11/4: OHIO (exhibition) @ Athens, OH (6:00 p.m.)
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
11/4: MURRAY STATE (exhibition) @ Murray, KY (5:15 p.m.)
11/5: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (exhibition) @ Carbondale, IL (2:00 p.m.)
VOLLEYBALL

10/31: LYON COLLEGE @ Canale Arena (7:00 p.m.)

 

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