There will be a Quick Grants 60-Minute Workshop at 3:30 p.m., Oct. 18, in Pickler Memorial Library 205. This will be a chance to learn more about National Science Foundation’s Research at Undergraduate Institutions funding. For more information, contact Judy Lundberg at 785.7459.

There will be NORML Meeting at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 18, in SUB Room 208. This meeting is free and open to everyone.

The Center for Teaching and Learning will continue its Weekly Lunch Series by sponsoring table conversation about student learning in the Truman courses at 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 19, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

FAC applications for organizations that wish to apply for funding for the events during the spring 2006 semester are due at 5 p.m., Oct. 19, in the CSI or FAC office. For more information contact Julie Kubiak at 785.4979 or

The Staff Council Spirit Committee is organizing a Staff Council parade entry for Truman's upcoming Homecoming parade on Oct. 22. Any staff member is welcome to help the committee and other staff members build the float or participate in the parade. Float building will begin at 5 p.m., Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, at the Recycling Center/Delaney-Baldwin building. The parade begins at 9 a.m. in downtown Kirksville. Staff members will be walking along the parade route passing out candy and sitting on the float. E-mail for more information.

The Truman Forensics Union public debate series will continue
at 8 p.m., Oct. 19, in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. The topic will be “The United Nations Should Have a Standing Army.” 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., Oct. 20, at the University Farm. Go to for additional information.

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

The Biology Seminar Series will continue with “Pericentromere Evolution in the Brassicaceae” from 12:30-1:20 p.m., Oct. 21, in Magruder Hall 2050. Anne Hall, postdoctoral associate in the department of molecular genetics and cell biology from the University of Chicago and Truman alumna, will be delivering the presentation.

The fourth film in the French film series, “8 Femmes” will be shown from 6-8:30 p.m., Oct. 22, in Violette Hall 1000. Admission is free. For more information, contact Rachel Berrey at 785.5359 or

Students Exhorting & Evangelizing Campus (SEEC) is sponsoring a DVD presentation of “Intelligent Design-A Christian Perspective: Unlocking the Mystery of Life” at 7 p.m., Oct. 24, in the SUB Alumni Room. Contact Charles Leiter at for more information.

Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity is sponsoring “Investment Forum.”
This event will take place from 7-9 p.m., Oct. 24, in the SUB Spanish Room. The Alliant Bank and other financial institutes in Kirksville will be presenting a forum for college students on financial issues. For more information, contact Biplaw Rai at 660.525.3136 or

Sigma Lambda Gamma is sponsoring a Victim Support Services Drive on Oct. 24 in the SUB and McClain Hall. They will be collecting 13 and 33 gallon garbage bags, paper towels, toilet paper, copy paper, dust/wood cleaner, bathroom cleaner, and disinfectant spray. Check in organizational mailboxes for more information or contact Tamaka Mann at 627.5466 or

Alpha Phi Sigma will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Oct. 24, in Pershing Building 233. For more information, contact Sarah Preisinger at 785.5400 or

The Assessment Colloquium will take place from 4:30-6 p.m., Oct. 25 in the SUB Spanish Room. This is a joint project between the Assessment Committee Analysis and Reporting Group and TCTL. Adam Davis, interim director of interdisciplinary studies, as he discusses “Assessment of JINS Outcomes: 'The JINS Effect.'” Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

Project Alpha will take place from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 25, in Baldwin Hall 251 and 252. Students may get tested for HIV and learn more about sexually transmitted infections. This event is sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Contact Biplaw Rai at 660.525.3136 or for more information.

Windfall deadline for submissions of poetry, art, drama, music, photography, and prose
is Oct. 25. Submissions should be delivered to Kirk Memorial 203B, Windfall’s CSI mailbox, or e-mailed to Go to for more information.

The Black and Gold Informational 2005
will take place from 7-8 p.m., Oct. 27 in Violette Hall 1439. This informational is for the annual beauty pageant for all the females at Truman. For more information, contact Biplaw Rai at 660.525.3136.

SAB presents CAKE in concert.
Doors will open at 7 p.m., Oct. 28, in Pershing Arena. Tickets are $8 for students with a University ID and $15 for the general public. For more information, contact the Student Activities Board at 785.4722.

Members of the University community are invited to participate in the first survey of campus member satisfaction with Physical Plant services.
The survey has six to seven questions for each type of service, and a section to provide written comments. All survey responses are anonymous. Physical Plant will use the results of the survey to guide their improvement efforts. Their objective is to provide the best possible service. The survey is available online and must be completed by Oct. 28. To take the survey, go to and log-in with your network username and password.
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