Events and Activities

The Stargazers Astronomy Club will host an open house from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 5 at the University Farm observatory. For more information, email

The Psychology Club is hosting a interactive meeting about body language from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 6 in Magruder Hall 1096. There will be pizza available free for members, and $2 for non-members.

French students will perform “La Grammaire,” a comedy by Eugène Labiche, at 8 p.m. Nov. 7-8 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. English “subtitles” will be provided. For more information, contact Patrick Lobert at

Fireside Friday will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Student Union Building Hub. There will be live music and free food. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Sigma Delta Pi will show the award-winning film Pan’s Labyrinth at 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in Violette Hall 1000.

The Turkey Trot 5K will be at 9 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Adair County Family YMCA and proceeds will support the United Way. Pre-registration will be $18 or a $5 run-only donation. Strollers and children are welcome at this family event. Post-race beverages and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 660.665.1922.

The Gold Medal Competition will be 12 p.m. Nov. 9 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The competition will feature performances by 15 students, of which the winners will performs as soloists with the University Orchestra in March.

Truman’s Got Talent will be from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 9 in Baldwin Auditorium. There will be a variety of talent throughout the evening, and all proceeds support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Pre-sale admission is $2, or $3 at the door. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi.

The Truman percussion program will present its annual “Fall Percussion Sampler” concert at 3 p.m. Nov. 10 in Baldwin Auditorium. The concert is under the direction of professor Michael R. Bump and features the Statesmen Marching Percussion Ensemble, as well as the Concert Percussion Ensemble I. Admission is free. For more information, contact Bump at 660.785.4052 or

Truman’s telecounseling program is hiring for the spring 2014 semester. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 11 in the admissions office. For more information or to turn in an application, email Applications are available here.

An Academic Professional Development Club lunch will take place 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. Dana Vazzana will present “The Power of a Good Syllabus.” Lunch will be served - RSVP here by Nov. 8 to be included in the lunch order.

The 19th Annual Women and Gender Studies Conference is calling for papers
on the topic “Gendered Space & Queer Alternatives.” Submissions are due 5 p.m. Nov. 15 to in PDF or word document form.

The Muslim Students Association is hosting a Taste of Islam dinner
from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms B and C. Discussion will include empowerment of women in Islam. In addition to a presentation, there will be a meal and performance by Muslim actress Rohina Malik. Sponsored by the FAC.

The Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award is an opportunity for students of all majors to submit a research paper on a specific topic for the chance to win up to $10,000. The deadline to submit a research paper is Dec. 2. For more information, contact Lana Dowell in the School of Business at
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