The DEPThS group will meet at 8 p.m., April 4, in BH 249. DEPThS is a student-led open discussion group about spirituality. E-mail for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning Weekly Lunch Series will take place 12:30-1:30 p.m., April 5, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

“Should You Really be a Lawyer?” discussion will take place
from 4:30-5:15 p.m., April 5 and April 12, in VH 1146. Martin Jayne and Paul Parker, Truman pre-law advisers, will discuss legal education and legal careers with all interested students. Contact Parker at 785.4505 for more information.

Andrew Melnyk will speak about "Is Physicalism Refuted by Human Mentality?" during the Physics Colloquium
from 5:30-6:30 p.m., April 5, in MG 1096. This is free and open to the public. Contact Taner Edis at 4583 for more information.

International hall host positions are now available for the 2006-2007 school year.
To be eligible for this position, applicants must live on campus and have a vehicle. If interested, contact Kara Burns, international hall host coordinator, at 665.0468 or by April 7.

Alan Journet, professor of biology at Southeast Missouri State University, will speak at 11:30 a.m., April 7, in the SUB Spanish Room. His presentation will be titled “Crouching Cassowary, Hidden Cheetah” and will be about his trips to Australia and to Kruger Park in Africa. Contact Jim Turner at 785.4348 for more information.

The Child Development Center and the Division of Education present “A Report on Public Preschool Initiatives Nationwide”
by Kathy Thornburg, past president of NAEYC and national leader in early childhood education policy, at noon, April 7, in the SUB Activities Room.
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m., April 7, at the University Club. Contact Marc Becker at 785.6036 for more information.

The Student Activities Board (SAB) will be showing “Memoirs of a Geisha” at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., April 7, in VH 1000. No tickets are needed. Call 785.4722 for details.

The Society of Dance Arts (TSODA) presents “Dance Fusion 2006: Body Language”
at 7 p.m., April 7 and April 8, in Baldwin Auditorium. Admission is free; donations are welcome. Guest performers will include the University Swingers, Baptist Student Union Praise and Worship Dance Team, Showgirls, High Street Dancers, Unique Ensemble Praise Dancers, Ceilidh Dancers and International Club. Contact Ashley Morris at 573.619.5154 for more information.

The Special Olympics Northeast Area Track and Field Games will take place
from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., April 8, at Stokes Stadium. Admission is free. Volunteers to be buddies to athletes from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and other aspects of the games with less of a time committment are needed as well. Contact Julie Wynn, student director of the Student Council for Exceptional Children, at 627.6035 or to get more information or to volunteer.

The Board of Governors will meet
at 12:30 p.m., April 8, in the SUB Conference Room.

The Rotaract Club will present the fourth film of its International Film Series, “Bride and Prejudice,”
from 6:30-9:30 p.m., April 8, in VH 1000. Contact Brynn Weimer at 665.3452 or for more information.

College Republicans will sponsor “American Power: The Bush Administration’s War on Terror,” a presentation by Rich Lowry, nationally syndicated columnist and editor of National Review magazine, at 7 p.m., April 11, in Baldwin Auditorium. For more information, contact Will Tollerton at 785.7116 or

All art submissions for the first ever ARTSEnvironmental Gallery Show,
sponsored by the Environmental Campus Organization (ECO) and the Kirksville Arts Association, are due by April 12. The show will take place April 19-May 4. For more information, contact Cassie Phillips at

The English Graduate Organization will present its third annual conference
with this year’s theme focusing on the creative art of writing from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., April 12 and April 13, location to be determined. Presentations can include anything from fictional and non-fictional narratives to writing about artistic creations such as fiber projects and music. Contact Tom Useted at for more information.

The Truman State University Music Department will present a jazz combo concert at 7 p.m., April 12, in the OP Performance Hall. Contact Tim AuBuchon at 785.4412 for more information.

Phi Sigma Pi Honor Fraternity is sponsoring a presentation by Rick Shenkman
titled “American Myths Revealed” at 7 p.m., April 12, in Baldwin Auditorium. For more information, contact Emmie Combes at

The Annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m., April 27, in the SUB Georgian Room. Tickets are available in the Human Resources Office in MC 106 for $10 each.

This year the Kirksville Heart Walk
(approximately 2.5 miles) will be in honor of former Truman State University football coach and Truman alumnus, John Ware. Anyone can participate in this event on April 29. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. If you have an interest in participating or being part of a team, contact Jack Schrader at or 785.4171.

Faculty, staff and students who know an international student who deserves to be recognized
for his or her hard work and enthusiasm can nominate that person to become the next International Student of the Month. Applications are available at under the Current Students tab. Applications may be submitted at any time. Contact Kara Burns at 665.0468 for more information.

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