NOVEMBER 5, 2007 • THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY
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THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
SEIDMAN LECTURE SERIES: Dr. William E. Evans, director and chief executive officer of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, will be the guest speaker at the M. L. Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series at CBU on Tuesday, November 6. Dr. Evans will address "The Future of Biomedical Research" in Spain Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. More>>
THINKING ABOUT LAW SCHOOL?: Sue Ann McClellan, the Dean of Admissions of the University of Memphis School of Law, will be visiting CBU on Thursday, November 8, at 12:30 in Kenrick 200. Dean McClellan will be there to answer your questions about law school: applying, qualifications, and succeeding. Any students interested in any way in law school are strongly encouraged to attend. This event is not limited to those interested in the University of Memphis -- All students interested in law should attend. Any questions about pre-law should be directed to the CBU Pre-Law Advisor, Dr Karl Leib, at kleib@cbu.edu.
JOB STRATEGIES WORKSHOP FOR BUSINESS & LIBERAL ARTS MAJORS: Thursday, November 8; 1:00 p.m., Buckman 112
REMEMBERING THE HOLOCAUST: Eric and Eva Rosenfeld will share their stories of life in Nazi Germany on Thursday, November 8, at 3:00 pm in Spain Auditorium. Their presentation will discuss the struggle to flee persecution, and the experience of being refugees in the USA during the war. Mr. Rosenfeld will also discuss his return to Europe as a soldier in 1944-45. All members of the CBU community are welcome to this event. The event is sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society.
THE NETWORKING EQUATION: Come learn the skills and techniques of networking in Spain Auditorium on Thursday, November 8, 6:00- 9:00 pm. Alumni, mentors, and career professionals from various industries will be present to offer advice on finding jobs and internships. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Eric Ellis in the Alumni Office at 321-4036 or ebellis@cbu.edu.
BETA BETA BETA BOWL-A-THON: The TriBeta Bowl-A-Thon is scheduled for Saturday, November 10, at at Bartlett Lanes, 2:00-5:00 pm. The Bowl-A-Thon helps raise money for the children in Uganda who are displaced (kidnapped) from their homes, tortured and forced to join rebel armies. You can help these children by participating or giving money for the cause. Sign up forms are in the School of Sciences office. The cost is only $20/person and includes unlimited bowling and shoes. The officers of TriBeta will be raising money all week for the children of Uganda. If you see an officer please donate! For more information, contact Michael Herr at mherr@cbu.edu.

CAMPUS MINISTRY
Java Jam, a Christian coffee-house experience, was held in Rozier Lounge on Friday evening. The acts were performed by our own CBU students -- Irish dancing, break dancing, stand-up comedy, guitar/vocal, and Christian vocal music. There were over 100 students, faculty, and staff in attendance. It was a great night of building a strong community spirit. Thanks to Rachel New and Leigh Hill for the total organization of this great experience. We are blessed with a great student body! May God continue to bless us.
Opportunities to Worship Every Week
Sunday Mass: 11:00 am and 9:00 pm in Stritch Chapel
Daily Mass: Monday-Thursday at 5:00 pm; Friday at 6:45 am in Stritch Chapel
Rosary: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at noon in St. Joseph Chapel
Communion Service: Tuesday at 12:22 pm in St. Joseph Chapel
Gospel Reflection: Thursday at 12:22 pm in St. Joseph Chapel

LECTURE ON EVOLUTION AND FAITH
Dr. John F. Haught, distinguished research professor in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University, will be the guest speaker at CBU on Thursday, November 15, at 7:00 p.m. in the University Theater. Haught will address evolution and religious faith in his speech, "Evolution and Faith: What is at Stake?" More>>

CORRUGATED PACKAGING WORKSHOPS
The School of Engineering will host a Corrugated Packaging Workshop for high school students on November 6. The workshop is funded by the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation. Although the workshop is full with 30 students from area high schools, a repeat has been scheduled for January 24, in which 28 out of the 30 available seats have already been filled. In these two workshops students will learn how to design, make, and test a corrugated box. The workshop will end with a Career Opportunities session with panelists from local packaging industry. For more information about the corrugated workshop and other packaging educational program offerings, please contact Dr. Pong Malasri at pong@cbu.edu.

FACULTY & STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
The Faculty/Staff Development Committee is requesting proposals for up to five one-calendar-year awards of up to $4,000 for full-time faculty and staff members. Development projects may be for improvement at the curricular, professional, departmental, school, or university level. Budgetary components can include such items as summer salary, equipment, travel, supplies, temporary assistants/interns, etc. Proposals should be submitted electronically to Brother Louis Althaus (lalthaus@cbu.edu) by no later than December 14. Awards will be announced by the end of January 2008. Download the pre-proposal guidelines and form here.


 


BUCS OF THE WEEK

• Lady Buccaneer soccer midfielder Elin Svavarsdottir ('11) was named the Gulf South Conference Freshman of the Year. Svavarsdottir scored eight goals with five assists for 21 points as she helped CBU to an 8-9-1 mark on the season. She was also voted to the All-GSC Second Team, where she was joined by freshman defender Gigja Heidarsdottir. Heidarsdottir anchored the CBU defense as she played 17 games, starting 16.

• Buccaneer goalkeeper Daniel Foster (Business '09) was named the Gulf South Conference Defender of the Week for the period ending November 2.
Foster made six saves as he earned his eighth shutout of the season in CBU's 1-0 win at Alabama-Huntsville.
• Gulf South Conference men's soccer coaches have voted three Buccaneers to the All-GSC Team. Midfielder Matt Werakso was a unanimous First-Team All-GSC pick for the second straight year after scoring a team-high nine goals this season. Werakso was one of just three unanimous choices. Defender Robert Mingo and midfielder Craig De Melo were voted to the All-GSC Second Team.


BUCS RANKED 21 IN NABC POLL
The Buccaneer men's basketball team has been ranked No. 21 in the inaugural NABC Division II Coaches Poll.
The Bucs return all five starters from a team that went 21-7 last year. CBU was one of three GSC schools ranked, joining No. 18 Montevallo and No. 24 Henderson State.

BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD

MEN'S SOCCER
(11-5-2, 3-2-1 GSC)
11/02: Bucs 0 , Montevallo 1
WOMEN'S SOCCER
(8-9-1, 2-5-1 GSC)
10/30: Lady Bucs 2 , Rhodes 4
VOLLEYBALL
(12-21, 1-11 GSC)
10/30: Lady Bucs 3, Rhodes 1
11/03: Lady Bucs 3, AR-Monticello 0
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (0-0, 0-0 GSC)
11/3: Lady Bucs 49, Murray State 84 (exh.)

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

11/06: Austin Peay (Clarksville, TN; 7:00 pm)
STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS
KRISPY KREME FUNDRAISER: The CBU Art Club will be hosting a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser November 6-16. Booths will be set up Friday. November 9, and the following Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Buckman Foyer, 8:15-9:00 am, to collect orders for a dozen glazed donuts for only $5. The money raised will go to the Art Club and toward the purchase of art supplies for student-led art classes at the Autism Solution Center in Cordova. If you miss a booth time, please contact Hayley Gil (hgil@cbu.edu) to place your order!
MPACT TOASTMASTERS: Have you ever felt nervous or anxious before giving a presentation or speech? MPACT Toastmasters is now meeting on the CBU campus and is open to all CBU students and faculty. The group meets every Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m., in Buckman Hall 103. For more information, feel free to contact president@mpacttoastmasters.com.
RECYCLING PROGRAM: Phi Alpha Theta history honor society is happy to announce a new on-campus recycling program as part of its community service efforts. The new recycling bins are available outside the Buc, the bookstore, the library, and the Computer Center. Please bring your aluminum cans and glass or plastic bottles to these recycling bins to help make CBU a greener campus community!

FOUNDERS DAY: The ladies of Alpha Sigma Tau celebrated their Founders Day this weekend with their alumnae sisters! This annual celebration commemorates the founding of Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority on November 4, 1899. Pictured above are sisters and alumnae of Alpha Sigma Tau at the celebration.

ACADEMIC ADVISING WEEK

November 5-9 is academic advising week.
• Make an appointment with your academic advisor.
• Get your alternate pin number from your advisor.
• Course offerings for spring (day and evening) and for summer (day and evening) are on the web.
    Registration period begins the following week: November 12-13 for current seniors, November 14-15 for current juniors, November 16-19 for current sophomores, and November 20-21 for current freshmen, Students may register on the web on or after the dates listed for their class (senior, junior, sophomore, freshman). Instructions for web registration are in the Registrar's Office, Barry Hall 40. An alphabetical list of all students (with class status and advisor's name) is posted outside the Registrar's Office. If you have any questions concerning advising or registration, please contact Tom Burk, Dean of Academic Services, at 321-3235 or tburk@cbu.edu.

FLU SHOTS
Influenza vaccines (Flu shots) are available in Health Resources Monday-Friday, 9:30 am -1:15 pm. The cost is $17 (cash or check). Contact Brenda Hill in Health Resources at 321-3260 for more information.

ART EXHIBITIONS
The Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery features "Tangible Meditation," an exhibit of artwork by Kelly Buntin Johnson, through December 6. A collection of photographs by Greg Lawhon of "A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland" will be on view in the foyer on the lower level of Plough Library. More>>