The Psychology Capstone Research Presentations will take place from 1-5 p.m., May 2, in the SUB Activities Room. Senior psychology majors will be presenting the results of original research in poster format. For more information, contact Karen Smith at 785.6033.

The DEPThS group will meet at 8 p.m., May 2, in BH 249. E-mail for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Weekly Lunch Series will conclude the semester from 12:30-1:30 p.m., May 3, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

The Environmental Campus Organization (ECO) and Kirksville Arts Association are hosting the first ever ARTSEnvironmental Gallery Show now through May 4. For more information, e-mail Cassie Phillips at

The Rho Omega chapter of the honor society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), is sponsoring the Truman State University Capstones of Nursing on May 4, on the third floor of the SUB. The event begins with registration and poster displays at 9:30 a.m. followed by the keynote address at 10:15 a.m. The keynote speaker is Constance Brooks, assistant professor of clinical nursing at the University of Missouri-Columbia's Sinclair School of Nursing. Her address is titled "Relationship-Centered Communication." The keynote address is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m., followed by the afternoon sessions featuring many interesting speakers on topics in nursing including mental health, epidemiology, pediatrics, Ob/Gyn, women/child, interdisciplinary health care, study abroad nursing and more. The cost is $10 for lunch only, $20 for STTI members and $30 for nonmembers. Cost includes refreshments and conference materials. Register through the Division of Nursing at 785.4557.

Tag Improv will perform for the final time this year from 8-9:30 p.m., May 4, in the SUB Room 208. The performance will include comedy improv, sketch comedy and musical guests. For more information, contact J.C. Scholfield at 314.494.8687 or

The Observatory will be open to the public, weather permitting, from 9-11 p.m., May 4, at the University Farm. Go to for more information.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m., May 5, at the University Club. Contact Marc Becker at 785.6036 for more information.

Truman's chapter of Circle K is hosting a rummage sale from 6 a.m.-2 p.m., May 6, at the commuter parking lot located at the corner of Patterson and Franklin Streets. Proceeds from all sales will benefit Kirksville's Preferred Family Healthcare, a nonprofit organization that offers substance abuse healthcare services. The club asks Truman students, faculty and staff and Kirksville residents to donate items for the sale. Most items will be accepted, including books, clothing, furniture and more. Item pick-up and storage services will be available for those who need them. Circle K also encourages members of the Kirksville community to support Preferred Family Healthcare by purchasing items at the event. For more information, contact coordinator Liz Raine at or 785.5483.

Sodexho is sponsoring the Generous Helpings Hunger Relief Initiative now through May 12. Sodexho is assisting in raising additional funds by purchasing specified manufacturer food and supply products. One hundred percent of the additional funding earned will be distributed to the Sodexho Foundation to support hunger programs. Every day, Sodexho will Show Case a particular item that will use these featured products from a participating manufacturer. Using more of these products will increase the amount of money donated to hunger relief in North America.

This year's annual boiler shutdown for maintenance and inspection is scheduled for May 16-26. The campus will be without steam for building heat and hot water throughout the shutdown period. It is anticipated that the boilers will be back on-line by the afternoon of May 26. If you have any questions regarding the shutdown, or if you have schedule conflicts to address, please notify the Physical Plant Office as soon as possible as 785.4200.

The 2006 Homecoming committee is looking for faculty, staff and administration volunteers to judge the events to take place Oct. 16-21. Judges will be needed for every day with the exception of Wednesday. For more information or to volunteer, contact Logan Johnson, the points and awards co-chair for the 2006 Homecoming festivities, at 665.9622 or
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