The 2005-2006 Echo yearbooks are now available for pick up from the Echo office, located in the lower level of the Student Union Building. Yearbooks are available free of charge to students, faculty and staff. For a $5 shipping and handling charge, a book may be shipped to a specified address.

Sigma Chi Delta will have its rush from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 in Baldwin Hall 252. Sigma Chi Delta is a local social sorority. Contact Brianna Lennon at or Chelsey Cole at for more information.

Alpha Phi Sigma will have an interest meeting
from 7-8 p.m. Sept. 19 in Pershing Building 233. Alpha Phi Sigma is a national coed honor fraternity for justice systems majors and minors. Contact Jill Scognamiglio at for more information.

American Marketing Association, an organization dedicated to marketing, will have an open meeting
at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 in Violette Hall 1010. This meeting is open to all majors and the organization will be getting started on their case study for New Orleans. Contact Julie Mangrum at for more information.

Echo Yearbook will have an interest meeting
from 7-8 p.m. Sept. 19 in Ophelia Parrish 2121. Contact Erin Hickman at 785.4450 or at for more information.

Alpha Sigma Gamma will have its fall rush
at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 20 and 21 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Alpha Sigma Gamma is a service sorority. Contact Julia Redford at for more information.

Phi Beta Lambda, a professional, coed business fraternity, will have an informational meeting at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Student Union Building Conference Room (301). Phi Beta Lambda is open to all majors. Contact Molly Smith at for more information.

The Weekly Lunch Series for faculty and teaching staff
will have a session from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Student Union Building (SUB) Alumni Room. SUB Director Sujit Chemburkar will discuss the plans for the SUB renovation. Sign the sheet at checkout to receive up to $3.00 toward your Sodexho meal.

“Definitions of Folklore” a colloquium of folklore discussing what constitutes folklore
will be from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20 in Baldwin Hall 272B. Using fan communities as a focus, Jack Holcomb, a Truman alumnus, and current professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will discuss his thoughts on the definitions of folklore. Contact Betsy Delmonico at for more information.

The Freethinkers Society will have a discussion on the death penalty
from 8:30-11 p.m. Sept. 20 in Baldwin Hall 346. Contact Jessica Pautler at for more information. 

The Indiana University School of Law will have an information table from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21 on the SUB second floor.

Colleges Against Cancer will be having an open meeting
at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 in Pershing Building 234. There will be elections for new officers on this date and they will be preparing gift baskets for the Sept. 26 visit to the George Rae Cancer Center. Contact Trisha Gillespie at for more information.

The Truman Biology Seminar Series will present “Preparing for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools after Truman” from 12:30-1:20 p.m. Sept. 22 in Magruder Hall 2001. Refreshments will be served at 12:15 p.m.

A staged reading of the play “Dead Man Walking”
will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 in Ophelia Parrish 2302, Black Box Theatre. Contact Dana Smith at for more information.

“Paradise Now!”, the first film in the Rotaract Club International Film Series,
will be shown from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in Violette Hall 1000. Contact Brynn Weimer at for more information about the film, or about the Rotaract Club.

The Mostly Live Composers Society will present its fall 2006 concert
at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The concert will feature premieres of chamber works by Truman student composers as well as a performance of a top-secret "conceptual piece." This event is free and open to the public.

Applications for Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) national leadership fraternity, are due by Sept. 27 in the Student Affairs Office in Kirk Building 112, or in the ODK mailbox in the Center for Student Involvement in the Student Union Building. Contact JoAnn Jorgovan at for more information.

There will be Physics Colloquium
at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in Magruder Hall 2001. Peter Rolnick will present the colloquium titled "An Introduction to Relativistic Hamiltonian Dynamics."

The Liberal Studies Roundtable Series will meet from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Sept. 28 in Pickler Memorial Library 205. The series is sponsored by the Undergraduate Council to give colleagues a chance to discuss curriculum issues. R.S.V.P. to the Center for Teaching and Learning at or by phone at 785.4391 to order a complimentary boxed lunch for the event.

The Next STEP will have a student workshop from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 28 in Magruder Hall 1090. Students may join students and faculty for a panel discussion about how they can set themselves up for success while majoring in science, math and computer science. Dinner will be served starting at 5:15 p.m. Contact Jennifer Thompson at 785.7252 for more information.

The Nursing Program will have its Welcome Windup
from 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. The event will allow nursing students to gather to welcome each other back to campus. Contact Meredith McCannon at or by phone at 785.4557 for more information.

Sacred Sites in Greece, a six credit hour summer 2007 study abroad class, will have its informational meetings
at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Student Union Building Activities Room and at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Student Union Building Conference Room. Slides from previous trips, a discussion of ways to finance the program and a discussion of the next class, planned for May 8-30, 2007 will take place. Contact M. Lynn Rose at or Steven Reschly at for more information.

The Observatory will be open to the public, weather permitting, from 8-10 p.m. Sept. 28 at the University Farm. Go to for additional information.

Deadline for nominations for the Walker and Doris Allen Fellowships for Faculty Excellence is Sept. 29. A letter of nomination should be sent to the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs in McClain Hall 203. Log on to for more information.

Campus deadline for 2007-2008 Fulbright Grants for Graduate Study, Research or Teaching Assistantships abroad is Sept. 29.
Contact Maria C. Di Stefano, Fulbright program adviser, at for more information.

Echo yearbook will be taking pictures for the 2006-2007 yearbook from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 2-5 in Magruder Hall 2100. All students, faculty and staff may have their pictures taken. Pictures are free for individuals, and $25 for organizations. Contact Evangeline McMullen, Echo yearbook managing editor, at or 785.4450 for more information.

Omicron Delta Kappa will sponsor a peer-advising barbecue from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 on the Quadrangle. The event will provide an opportunity for younger students to seek the advice of older students in their major. All majors will be represented. Food will be provided.

Two scholarships for $200 each are available to Truman students from the Student Alumni Association.
An application or further information can be obtained from the Web site or pick up an application in person at the Office of Advancement, McClain Hall 100. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 9 in the office of Advancement or e-mail your application to
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