Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring Habitat on the Quadrangle until Sept. 30. Participants are living in a cardboard house all week, just as thousands of homeless people do everyday. Activities for everyone will take place throughout the week. The organization is accepting donations. Contact Kelsey Aurand at 785.4723 for additional information.

The Assessment Colloquium will be from 4:30-6 p.m., Sept. 27, in the SUB Spanish Room. This session will feature reports from faculty who have received assessment grants, and provide an opportunity for the entire campus to have access to the conclusions drawn from research using Truman’s collected assessment data. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

An informational meeting for Estudiantes de Enfermera will take place at 7 p.m., Sept. 27, in Barnett Hall 210. This meeting is for nursing or non-nursing students who are interested in learning Spanish for a health care setting. Contact Jamie Weninger at 785.5533 or for additional information.

Echo yearbook individual and group pictures
will be taken from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m., Sept. 27-29, in the SUB Activities Room. Call 785.4450 for more information. There is no cost for individual photos. Organizations may have photos taken for $25.

Windfall is sponsoring a Banned Books Reading from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sept. 28, on the Mall. Anyone is welcome to come listen or read. Contact Christina Stroetker at 627.3827 for more information.

Informational meetings for Study Abroad in Greece
for summer 2006 will take place at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 28, in the SUB Alumni Room. There will also be a meeting at 6 p.m., Oct. 4, in the SUB Spanish Room. For more information on this class planned for June 7-21, contact M. Lynn Rose at or at 785.4057 or Steven Reschly at or 785.4648.

The Hurricane Katrina Charity Poker Tournament will continue from 7-10 p.m., Sept. 28, in the SUB Georgian Room. A $2 donation is requested at each event. Other scheduled tournament dates are Oct. 5 and Oct. 12. Weekly and final table prizes will be awarded. Sponsors for this tournament include the SUB, Phi Lambda Phi and SAB. For more information, e-mail

The Truman Forensics Union public debate series will continue at 8 p.m., Sept. 28, in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. The topic will be “The U.S. Should Pay its Bill in Full.” The format will be in the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) style. Students, faculty, staff and members of the Kirksville community are encouraged to attend.
The Observatory will be open to the public, weather permitting,
from 8:30-10:30 p.m., Sept. 29, at the University Farm. Go to for additional information.

The Biology Seminar Series continues with “Human Evolution over the Last 2 Million Years: Genes, Fossils and Archaeology” from 12:30-1:20 p.m., Sept. 30, in Magruder Hall 2050. Alan Templeton, professor of biology and biomedical sciences at Washington University, will deliver the presentation.

The Tech Break will feature IT Services staff
as they provide a question and answer series titled “Dear ITS, How do I...?” from 2:30-3:30 p.m., Sept. 30, in the SUB Conference Room.

New Faculty Dinner Series presents a Campus Fair
from 4-5:30 p.m., Sept. 30, in the SUB Governors Room. Faculty may enjoy hors d’oeuvres as they browse information from campus offices. Representatives from many offices will be in attendance R.S.V.P. to

The Tau Lambda Sigma Dessert and Date Auction will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 30, in the SUB Down Under. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and TLS Local Service Sorority. For more information, contact Kristen Overson at

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award applications are available in the Dean of Student Affairs Office, Kirk Building 112. Nominations are due Sept. 30 and completed applications need to be returned by Oct. 21. For more information visit, stop by Kirk Building 112, or call 785.4111.

The Show Your Support Campaign hopes to attract attention to Breast Cancer Awareness Week, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Oct. 3, on the Quadrangle. Alpha Sigma Gamma will be raising awareness for breast cancer. All funds donated will go to breast cancer research. For more information, contact Kelsey Underwood at 665.1024 or

The Truman Forensics Union will host a debate with a British team in the public debate series
at 8 p.m., Oct. 3, in the SUB Activities Room. The topic will be “The U.S. Soldiers Should Agree to Wear the ‘Blue’ Helmet.” The format will be in the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA) style. Students, faculty, staff and members of the Kirksville community are encouraged to attend.

The Phi Kappa Phi Fall Luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 4, in the SUB Spanish Room. There will be a free pizza lunch. Please R.S.V.P. to Debbie Nothdurft at 785.7115.

The division of Fine Arts presents “Fortinbras” at 8 p.m., Oct. 4-8, in the Ophelia Parrish Courtyard Theatre. Tickets cost $2 each. Call 785.4575 for any questions or to reserve tickets.

University Counseling Services will be offering free, confidential screenings
for depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Oct. 5, in the SUB. At the screening, students can fill out a questionnaire and talk with a counselor about their personal situation. Contact Diane Pletcher or Joe Hamilton at 785.4014 for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning will continue its Weekly Lunch Series
for faculty, teaching staff and GTRAs at 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 5, in the SUB Spanish Room. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4477 for more information.

The Funds Allotment Council is currently seeking a “student at large” to help make new member selections. The “student at large” needs to be an unbiased student representative who can be available at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 to help conduct interviews for new members of the Funds Allotment Council. Contact Julie Kubiak at 785.4979 for more information.

A Wind Symphony Concert will take place at 8 p.m., Oct. 5, in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. For more information contact Dan Peterson at 785.7397.

The Child Development Center 2005-2006 Seminar Series will feature “Being Proactive About the Prevention of Lead Poisoning in Young Children”
from 7-8:30 p.m., Oct. 6, in the SUB Governors Room. This segment will be presented by Dr. Arthur Freeland.

The Global Issues Colloquium will continue from 7-9 p.m., Oct. 6, in Violette Hall 1000. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

An “Acknowledgment and Remembrance Ceremony” for Hurricane Katrina will begin at 7 p.m., Oct. 10, at the Flame to the Second Century. Refreshments will be served in the SUB Down Under immediately following the lighting of the flame. For more information, contact Erin at

Students will be able to talk to faculty at the Majors and Minors Fair
from 1-5 p.m., Oct. 12, in the SUB Activities Room. This event is co-sponsored by RCP and the Career Center.

The Career Expo will take place
from 1-5 p.m., Oct. 26, in the SUB. More than 90 employers will be on hand to discuss their organization, career and internship opportunities. Begin planning now by looking at the Career Center’s Web site,
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