The University Wellness Program in cooperation with the staff of the Student Health Center will be offering blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, prostate and thyroid screening for faculty, staff and spouses at the Student Health Center in February. This service is provided free to all who are covered by the University’s health insurance plan subject to restrictions. The screenings will take place from 7:30-9 a.m., Feb. 8-9, Feb. 15-16, and Feb. 22, at the Student Health Center. No appointment is required but participants must fast 12 hours before the screening. Faculty and staff should bring their Banner IDs. Call the Student Health Center for more details at 785.4182 or Curt Devan, director of Human Resources, at 785.7298.

All students are invited to an etiquette dinner from 5-8 p.m., Feb. 8, in the SUB Spanish Room. Co-sponsored by the Career Center and the CSI, the event will consist of a dinner and an interactive seminar to teach proper etiquette at social gatherings. Cost is $5 without a meal plan and $3 with a meal plan. Contact Lesa Ketterlinus at 785.4353 for more information.

The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA) will be having a general interest meeting at 6 p.m., Feb. 8, in OP 2121.

In celebration of the “World Year of Physics,” the physics division is presenting a series of five lectures on Einstein’s contributions to physics. Peter Rolnick will speak about “E=mc2...What’s it All About?” at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 8, in VH 1000. For a complete lecture schedule, visit or call Matt Beaky at 785.4594.

The spring semester Weekly Lunch Series will have a pre-reading for Baldwin from 12:30-1:15 p.m., Feb. 9, in the SUB Spanish Room. The reading, titled “How Civic Engagement is Reframing Liberal Education” can be found at http://

Cardinal Key will have a rush activity from 6-9 p.m., Feb. 9, in the SUB Activities Room. Contact Candice Murdock at or visit for more information.

The Child Development Center Seminar Series presents “Science and the Young Child” from 4:30-5:30 p.m., Feb. 10, in VH 1320. John Hoffman will give the lecture. All parents and people interested in the development of young children are invited to the seminar.

The Women’s Resource Center is sponsoring the Vagina Monologues at 7 p.m., Feb. 10-11, in Baldwin Auditorium. Tickets are on sale until Feb. 11, at tables in the SUB and MC. All proceeds go to Victim Support Services and women in Iraq.

The Ryle Hall Relay for Life team will offer a baby-sitting service from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Feb. 11, in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. They will host the first 50 children, ages 2-12 years old. To register, call 785.5387 or contact Dorothy at All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society Ryle Hall Relay for Life team goal.

Illusion Danz Team is having a dance clinic to learn their tryout routine from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 11, in the Pershing Dance Studio. E-mail Tryouts will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 12, in the Student Recreation Center. Those who tryout should bring an extra pair of shoes and their University ID.

The annual Lincoln Contest will offer winners in each a division a trip to Washington, D.C. Applicants can submit their work in the form of artwork, an essay or an oratory. The deadline for submission is Lincoln’s birthday, Feb. 12. For more information about the contest or prompt, contact Barry Poyner at 785.4063.

The public is invited to a free faculty saxophone recital at 2 p.m., Feb. 13, in the OP Performance Hall. Randy Smith, Patrice Ewoldt, Sam McClure and Jose Zayas-Caban will perform.

The Society of Sino American Students (SSAS) will be selling flowers and balloons for Valentine’s Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Feb. 14, in the SUB. Preorders will be taken from 5-6:30 p.m., Feb. 8-11 and Feb. 13, in front of Mainstreet Market in the SUB. A discount will offered for preorders. They will accept cash only. A security deposit is required for large orders. On campus delivery is available. Go to for pricing information.

The campus literary magazine Windfall is accepting submissions through Feb. 14. They can be dropped off at KM 203B or in the Windfall mailbox in the CSI. Submissions also can be e-mailed to Call Peggy Amor at 627.3374 or go to for more information.

The Upward Bound Project is offering employment opportunities for the 2005 high school summer session June 12-July 22. A variety of positions are available for this college preparatory program serving Northeast Missouri high school students. Applications can be completed on the Web at or by contacting the Upward Bound Office in KB 220. Completed applications are due Feb. 14.

The online application deadline for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience-Science and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program is Feb. 15. Visit for more information. Submit online abstracts for the Student Research Conference at by Feb. 18.

The Association of Black Collegians and FAC are bringing clinical psychologist and speaker Shikana Temille Porter to campus. Porter will give her inspirational talk, “From Routes to Roots,” at 6 p.m., Feb. 21, in the SUB Alumni Room.

Omega Delta Kappa Student Hall of Fame nomination forms are available in the Center for Student Involvement and division offices. Any faculty, staff or student can nominate an outstanding senior for the award, which will be announced at the Leadership Recognition Night. Applications are due in the ODK mailbox Feb. 25. Contact Lukin T. Murphy at 785.7143 for more information.

The Center for International Education Abroad is sponsoring a Study Abroad Fair Feb. 28. Directors from host institutions abroad as well as Truman faculty will be available to discuss their programs with students from 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the first floor of Kirk Building.

The Graduate English Organization is accepting submissions for its second annual Environmental Studies Conference April 21-22. Abstracts of 200-600 words are due March 11. E-mail for more information on the conference.

The Brashear Elementary After-School Program needs Truman students, faculty and staff to share their knowledge and talents with elementary students. This could be done through hands-on activities, displays, interactive presentations, performances or any other creative method in the form of a one-time or sequence of events or on a regular basis. Interested parties should contact Jenny Pawlowski at 785.4402 or at

Student Senate Housing Guides are now available in the Senate Office free of charge for students. The guide contains listings of rental properties, the name of the landlord with a phone number, special features and the rent amount.

Phi Epsilon Kappa is now selling Bulldog wristbands. To place an order, contact Abby Souders at Individual wristbands cost $1 a piece.

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