Notes From the Underground is looking for people interested in improving writing via workshop format. Sign up through TruView or attend the meetings every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Writing Center. Contact James Ginns for more information at

The Department of English and Linguistics presents Joe Benevento, professor of English, who will read from his new book of short stories, “Some of My Best Friends and Other Fictions,” at 8 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Student Union Building Down Under.

Students interested in learning more about a new Study Abroad program in Capetown, South Africa
from May 14 to June 5, 2009, should plan to attend one of the following information sessions in the Student Union Building 3202: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 12; and 4:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Contact Elaine McDuff at for more information.

Student adviser and apartment manager applications will be available online at beginning Nov. 12. Student adviser information sessions will take place Nov. 18 and 19, as well as Dec. 3 and 4.  Apartment manager information sessions will take place Nov. 20 and Dec. 2.  All sessions will meet at 7 p.m. in the Missouri Hall Chariton Room.  

The students of the environment health class, HLTH 362, will host National Recycling Day
from 10:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 13 on the Mall. Demonstrations will show the importance of recycling and how it impacts Truman’s community. There will also be free recycling bins.

The Student Activities Board will host the One Republic concert
at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in Pershing Arena. Tickets are free with a Truman ID and can be picked up at the SAB office.

The Society for Sino-American Studies and the Multicultural Affairs Center will host Asian Food Night
at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Ryle Hall main lounge. The dinner will feature dishes from different Asian countries all over the world. The cost is $5 per person and limited seats are available so arrive early.

The SERVE Center will host the Big Week of Giving
Nov. 16-21. The Big Week of Giving is a week-long canned food drive and ends with Hungerfest, a concert composed of various student performance organizations, at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in Baldwin Auditorium. The SERVE Center and the Central Missouri Food Bank coordinated this event. Admission to the concert is free, however canned goods or nonperishable food items are appreciated.

Cardinal Key will host a fall interest party at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Alumni Room of the Student Union Building. Cardinal Key, a national honor/service organization made up of 25 women, is looking for members interested in service and sisterhood. They will be making Thanksgiving cards for the residents of Manor Care at the event.

The Center for Teaching and Learning will host the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) Information Meeting
at 3 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Student Union Building 3202. Thomas Adams, the MFH representative for the area, will host a question and answer session regarding MFH funding programs and grant processes.

Sigma Kappa will host “Twisting for Alzheimer’s,”
a Twister tournament to benefit Alzheimer’s disease, from 8-10 p.m. Nov. 20 in Georgian Room B of the Student Union Building.

The Student Peace Alliance will host a peer mediation workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Georgian Room C of the Student Union Building. Please RSVP to by Nov. 17.

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages and the Classics Club will host the Classics Capstone Symposium at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Student Union Building 3202. The following students will be presenting their capstone papers: Sarah Biggerstaff, Josie Grillas, Catherine Hayward and Van Le.

The Student Activities Board will sponsor "Battle in Baldwin" at 6 p.m. Nov. 22 in Baldwin Auditorium. Come watch Enigma Dance Kru and Automatic battle it out in the ultimate hip-hop dance crew challenge.  Both groups were featured on MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew.” The event is free for Truman students with an ID. General admission is $5.

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