The 2007-2008 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at Apply soon to be considered for all available federal and state funds. Visit the Financial Aid Office in McClain Hall 103 or call 785.4130 for more information.

Truman is one of more than 200 schools participating in RecycleMania 2007. Truman was ranked 15th after the third week of RecycleMania competition. University community members can still participate by recycling paper, plastic, aluminum cans, cardboard and glass at Truman’s Recycling Center.

First-year Activities Coordinating Team (FACT) applications are now available
in the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), located on the lower level of the Student Union Building. The applications are due to the CSI by 5 p.m. March 2. The 2007 FACT members will receive a small stipend or scholarship hours for the fall 2007 semester. Call the CSI at 785.4222 for more information.

Cap, gown and graduation announcements for May 2007 graduates can now be ordered through the Truman Bookstore until March 5. Log on to for more information.

Fall 2007 Writing Consultant applications are now available from the Writing Center in McClain Hall 303. Call the Writing Center at 785.4484 for more information.

One Acts Festival Auditions will take place from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 27 in Severns Theatre. Students may audition for six student-directed one-act plays. They should prepare a one-minute long performance. The performance can include singing, dancing or reading. Contact Jeff Sanders at 573.424.7044 or for more information.

The Weekly Lunch Series continues with “How to Make Group-Work Work,” from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room.

FAC is accepting new members. Applications can be picked up in the SUB office and are due at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 in the SUB office.

The Free Software Club of Kirksville will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 28 in Violette Hall 1220. They will discuss and learn about computers and free and open-source software. E-mail Jason Novinger at for more information.

What’s Rotaract? There will be a Rotaract informational meeting from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in Baldwin Hall 346. Rotaract focuses on international awareness, personal development and building leadership skills. Rotaract is involved in many service projects as well. Come and learn more, refreshments will be provided. Contact Matthew Thiele at or 573.639.0748 for more information.

There will be a P.A.T.C.H. secondary informational meeting from 8-9 p.m. Feb. 28 in Magruder 2050. P.A.T.C.H. is a support organization for students, faculty and staff with incurable illnesses. Contact Lindsay Rudolph or Jeffrey Eaton at or at 785.5837 for more information.

Short on time? The Student Recreation Center is presenting “Less Time & More Benefits” from 6:30-7 p.m. March 1 in the SRC Conference Room. The informative workshop will address efficient use of time set aside for exercise and demonstrate how prolonged exercise is not necessarily more beneficial. Contact Karen Skoch at or at 785.7739 for more information.

Omicron Delta Kappa applications for spring 2007 are due March 1.

There will be two IT-HOW-2 workshops in the next few weeks. A basic photo editing class will be from 10:30 a.m.-noon March 2 in Pickler Memorial Library 103. A basic Web page editing class will be from 9:30-11 a.m. March 16 in Pickler Memorial Library 103. People can find out more information and sign up for the classes at or at

The American Chemistry Society is sponsoring a Chemistry Seminar from 12:30-1:20 p.m. March 2 in Magruder Hall 1098. Clark Landis, professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will present his talk titled “Design of a New Class of Ligands: 3, 4-Diazaphospholanes.”

The University Society of Middle Eastern Dance (USMED) presents the Kami Liddle Belly DanceWorkshop and Show March 11 in the Pershing Building small gym. Registration will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m., the workshops will run from 3-7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. The workshop costs $65 in advance and $75 at the door, with a $10 discount for the members of USMED. The show is absolutely free. Contact Ashley Tomten at or at 636.219.6805 for more information.

The Student Recreation center is sponsoring MyPyramid Eating Guidelines Presentations March 12 and 19 from 4-4:30 p.m. in Pickler Memorial Library 103. Come learn how to use the online MyPyramid Tracker. It can help the user choose the foods and amount that are right for them. Contact Karen Skoch at or at 785.7739 for more information.

Have you ever been to China? Students interested in a semester abroad teaching English as a second language in the Peoples’ Republic of China can attend an informational meeting at 7 p.m. March 13 in Violette Hall 2351. Contact Jan Grow at or Timothy Farley at for more information.

Donate your formal wear and win an iPod! The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is collecting gently used formal dresses so that underprivileged girls can attend their senior prom. Collection will take place from 12:30-3:30 p.m. March 13-15 on the Student Union Building main floor. Each person who makes a donation will be able to enter a drawing to win a new iPod shuffle. Contact Amanda Hopkins at for more information.

The Center for Teaching and Learning presents a Global Issues Colloquium at 7 p.m. March 15 in Magruder Hall 1000. Charles Frost, professor emeritus of criminal justice, will speak on the topic of “Analysts, Politicians, Spies and the National Intelligence Estimates.” Contact Julie Lochbaum at for at 785.4391 for more information.

The kick off event for team-captains who are participating in the third annual Kirksville Heartwalk will be at 5 p.m. March 15 in the Student Recreation Center. Help with online registration and team packets will be given out. Go to for more information.

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