The Spring Career Expo will be from 1-5 p.m., March 1, in the Student Union Building. For more information, contact the Career Center at 785.4353 or go to

Student Ambassador applications are available in the Admission Office, MC 205. Completed forms must be turned in by 3 p.m., March 1. Interviews will be conducted March 7-11. Contact Micah McKay at 785.4114 for more information.

The Men and Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Teams are sponsoring a date auction from 7-9 p.m., March 1, in the SUB Down Under. The event is a fund-raiser for their tournament fees. Contact Sara James at or 785.4790 for more information.

The final physics lecture in celebration of the World Year of Physics is at 7:30 p.m., March 1, in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. William Klink of the University of Iowa will give his talk, “Einstein and Symmetry.” Go to for more information.

The Truman State University Opera Theater will present “Hansel and Gretel” at 8 p.m., March 1-4, in the OP Performance Hall. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for students. Tickets will be on sale in the lobby of Ophelia Parrish each day of the performance and at the door. Call the Division of Fine Arts Office at 785.4417 for more information.

“Academic Integrity Cheating and Plagiarism on the Internet” is the topic for the Weekly Lunch Series meeting from 12:30-1:30 p.m., March 2, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

The Society of the Prim Roses is sponsoring a movie trivial night, “Whose Life is it Anyway,” from 6-9 p.m., March 2, in Baldwin Auditorium. Teams and audience members will have the opportunity to compete for prizes. The cost for entering a team is $10. Tickets are $3 and will be available at the door. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. For more information, call Erin Clark at 785.5951.

The Division of Fine Arts will present the musical “Cabaret” by John Kander and Fred Ebb, directed by Lee Orchard. The show will be at 8 p.m., March 2-4, in the OP Courtyard Theatre. Tickets are $5 and may be reserved or purchased in advance at the OP Box Office. Limited special seating is also available for $10. For more information, call the OP Box Office at 785.4515. Due to graphic content, this production is not recommended for children.

The Center for Student Involvement is sponsoring a Brown Bag Lunch Workshop titled “Practically Perfect Publicity for Students and Advisers” from 12:15-1:15 p.m., March 3, in the SUB Spanish Room. The workshop will include discussion about proper, effective and creative event publicity with guest speakers from the Public Relations and Publications Offices. Call 785.4222 for more information.

The AAUP will meet at 4:30 p.m., March 4, in the University Club. Contact Marc Becker at or at 785.6036 for more information.

The Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sam McClure, will give their Gold Medal Concert at 8 p.m., March 5, in Baldwin Auditorium. The performance will feature student soloists Leslie Sikes, Carrie Jones and Colleen Farquhar. Admission is free.

Marc Becker will present “Teaching HIST 231 Introduction to History and Historiography as an Extended Truman Week Class” as part of the Assessment Colloquia programs. He will give his talk at 5 p.m., March 7, in the SUB Spanish Room. Call 785.4391 for more information.

Shevy Smith will perform at the SAB Acoustic Coffeehouse at 7 p.m., March 7, in the SUB Down Under. The concert is free for students, and refreshments will be provided. See for more information on the performer.

Joe Benevento, professor of English, will give a reading from his new novel "The Odd Squad," at 7:30 p.m., March 9, in the SUB Activities Room. A book signing will follow.

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.

The Department of Public Safety is offering a shuttle to the LaPlata train station for midterm break. The shuttle will leave at 8:30 a.m., March 12, from the Public Safety Building, and pick up students at the train station March 20. Cost for the shuttle is $5 in advance with reservation for a specific date. Call Joyce Burnett at 785.4177 to reserve space on the shuttle to and/or from the LaPlata train station.

The May 2005 Interim schedule is now available at Registration for May interim courses and workshops will begin March 21 and will continue through the first day of the May Interim. Because students must pay for these courses in advance, they may not register for these courses online. To enroll, students should bring a Permit to Enroll form signed by their adviser, along with proof of payment from the Cashier’s Window, to the Registrar’s Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. any day during this registration period.

Truman State University’s study abroad program in Chambery, France, still has openings. The six-credit hour program will take place May 29-July 2. The program offers courses in French language and culture at the Institute Francais des Alpes. Students will lodge with host French families. There will be excursions in the Alpine region and a trip to Paris. For more information, contact Patrick Lobert, MC 313A, 785.4062 or

FAFSA forms are now available on the Web at Students should apply soon to be considered for all available federal and state funds. Contact the Financial Aid Office, MC 103, at 785.4130 for more information.

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