Tentative summer and fall 2005 schedules are now available via TruView. To view the schedules, select “search open course list” from either the student or the faculty tab.

Students living off campus should update their local mailing address and telephone number with the University via TruView. Address and phone number changes can also be made in the Registrar’s Office, MC 104. Students are responsible for all information sent to their local mailing address from University offices and personnel conducting University business.

Phi Kappa Phi announces Graduate Fellowships worth $2,000-$5,000 for graduate study. Truman PKP active members who plan to be full-time graduate students next year should submit applications to the local chapter office by Feb. 1. Details and applications may be picked up in the Center for International Education or from Wynne Wilbur, OP 1229, 785.4435.

Cardinal Key and Blue Key are sponsoring their annual Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Feb. 1-3, in the SUB Activities Room. Contact Sara Kate Anderson by phone at 627.5182 or e-mail at for more information.

The Truman Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team will have an informational meeting from 5-6 p.m., Feb. 1-3, in VH 1416. Contact Robert Kelchen at or 785.5988 for more information.

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and coed business fraternity Phi Beta Lambda are having an open informational meeting at 7 p.m., Feb. 1, in the BH Little Theatre.

The University Wellness Program in cooperation with the staff of the Student Health Center will be offering blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, prostate and thyroid screening for faculty, staff and spouses at the Student Health Center in February. This service is provided free to all who are covered by the University’s heath insurance plan subject to the restrictions. Other faculty, staff and spouses are welcome to participate for a minimal cost. The screenings will take place from 7:30-9 a.m., Feb. 2, Feb. 8-9, Feb. 15-16 and Feb. 22, at the Student Health Center. An appointment is not required. A 12-hour fast is required before the screening. Faculty and staff must bring their Banner ID. Questions concerning the screening should be addressed to the nursing staff, Student Health Center at 785.4182 or Curt Devan, director of Human Resources, at 785.7298.

The spring semester Weekly Lunch Series begins with “Gee Whiz, I Can Do that With Blackboard 6?” from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 2, in MC 215. Sherry Dare will show some of the new features of the upgraded Blackboard system. Boxed lunches will be available. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

The Freshmen Activities Coordinating Team (FACT) applications are now available in the CSI. Completed forms are due by 5 p.m., Feb. 2, in the CSI. Contact FACT coordinator, Maggie Wolcott, for more information at 785.4222.

Students interested in studying United States/ United Kingdom comparative educational systems at Edge Hill College in northwest England this summer are invited to an informational meeting at noon or 6 p.m., Feb. 3, in VH 2351. The recommended criteria for admission is junior status or above with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

The University Observatory will be open to the public, weather permitting, from 8-10 p.m. Feb. 3.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet from 4:30-6 p.m., Feb. 4, in the University Club. E-mail Marc Becker at for more information.

SAB is sponsoring a slam poetry open mic night at 7 p.m., Feb. 4, in the SUB Down Under. Washington, D.C., poet E-Baby will perform his works. Sign up to share a piece during the open mic in the SAB Office or bring a poem to the event. Call 785.4722 for more information.

Cardinal Key will have several rush meetings. The first meeting will be from 1-3:30 p.m., Feb. 6, in the SUB Governors Room. They will meet from 6-9 p.m., Feb. 9, in the SUB Activities Room. An invite only rush event will be from 7-8:15 p.m., Feb. 13, in the SUB Spanish Room. For more information, contact Candice Murdock at or go to

Jason Miller and Jon Beck will present "Using Techonology to Facilitate Collaboration" at the Mathematical Biology Seminar at 3:30 p.m., Feb. 7, in VH 1200. Contact Jason Miller at 785.7430 for more information.

The University Art Gallery at Truman State University presents “Society of Illustrators -An Historical View,” an exhibit of 50 original illustrations, five from each of the 10 decades of the 20th century. The show will be open until Feb. 25. The show, produced by the prestigious Society of Illustrators based in New York, will explore the changing role of the illustrator. It will feature early black and white illustrations, story illustrations and advertising art for cigarettes, automobiles and travel among others. Rusty Nelson will speak at a “Gallery Talk” at 6 p.m., Feb. 7, in the University Art Gallery. The University Art Gallery at Truman is located on the ground floor of Ophelia Parrish. Gallery exhibits, talks and most other events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday from noon-4:30 p.m. This exhibit is sponsored in part by AIGA and the Residential College Program. Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

The Society of the Prim Roses is having recruitment at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 7, in the SUB Spanish Room, and Feb. 8-9, in the SUB Alumni Room. Call Monica at 665.7389 for more information.

The Captain's Roundtable will be sponsoring a Tsunami Relief Karaoke Night from 9-11 p.m., Feb. 7, in the SUB Down Under. Admission is $1 and donations will be accepted. All proceeds will be given to the Red Cross to aid in the Tsunami Relief effort. Contact Emily Turnball at 216.3169 for more information.

All students are invited to an etiquette dinner from 5-8 p.m., Feb. 8, in the SUB Spanish Room. Co-sponsored by the Career Center and the CSI, the event will consist of a dinner and an interactive seminar to teach proper etiquette at social gatherings. Cost is $5 without a meal plan and $3 with. Contact Lesa Ketterlinus at 785.4353 for more information.

Residential Life is sponsoring a Hawaiian-themed SpiritFest from 4-5:30 p.m., Feb. 9, in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. Join Spike the Bulldog for free food, games, music and prizes.

The Child Development Center announces its spring 2005 seminar series. John Hoffman will present “Science and the Young Child” at 4:30 p.m., Feb. 10, in VH 1320.

The Women’s Resource Center will present the Vagina Monologues at 7 p.m., Feb. 10, in Baldwin Auditorium.

The Ryle Hall Relay for Life team will offer a baby-sitting service from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Feb. 11, in the Ryle Hall Main Lounge. They will host the first 50 children, ages 2-12 years old. To register, call 785.5387 or contact Dorothy at

The annual Lincoln Contest will offer winners in each a division a trip to Washington, D.C. Applicants can submit their work in the form of artwork, an essay or an oratory. The deadline for submission is Lincoln’s birthday, Feb. 12. For more information about the contest or prompt, contact Barry Poyner at 785.4063.

The public is invited to a free faculty saxophone recital at 2 p.m., Feb. 13, in the OP Performance Hall. Randy Smith, Sam McClure and Jose Zayas-Caban will perform.

The Upward Bound Project is offering employment opportunities for the 2005 high school summer session, June 12-July 22. Upward Bound is a college preparatory program serving northeast Missouri high school students. Positions are available for instructors in language arts, chemistry, physics, and journalism/yearbook. Residence hall staff, night supervisor, photographer and videographer positions are also open. In addition, the program needs a mentor/tutor for college freshmen to work from June 5-July 28. Applications are available on the Web at or by contacting the Upward Bound Office in KB 220. Completed applications are due Feb. 14.

The campus literary magazine Windfall is accepting submissions through Feb. 14. They can be dropped off at KM 203B or in the Windfall mailbox in the CSI. Submissions also can be e-mailed to Call Peggy Amor at 627.3374 for more information.

Feb. 15 is the deadline for online applications to the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience-Science and Mathematics and Talent Expansion Program. Apply online at

Submit online abstracts for the Student Research Conference by Feb. 18 at

All interested students can attend a Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 28, in Kirk Building. Truman faculty and directors from host institutions abroad will be available to discuss their programs.

The Graduate English Organization is accepting submissions for its second annual Environmental Studies Conference, April 21-22. Abstracts of 200-600 words are due March 11. E-mail for more information on the conference.

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