Truman is hosting the MIAA Volleyball Championships this week. Truman will play host to Missouri Southern at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in Pershing Arena. If the Truman team wins Nov. 6, the semifinals (Nov. 9) and final (Nov. 10) will take place in Pershing Arena. Ticket prices are $5 and $1 for Truman students w/ID. First 200 Truman students will get in free each night - compliments of the Bulldog Booster Club.

Campus Christian Fellowship (CCF) needs everyone’s help for the H2O project.
They are hosting a two-week fund-raising and awareness campaign until Nov. 14 for the drilling of clean water wells in Africa. During this time, they are going to drink only water and then donate the money they would have spent on other beverages to Blood: Water Mission, an organization that funds the drilling of wells in Africa. People and their organizations can do the same. To learn more about Blood: Water Mission go to http://www. E-mail or for more information.

The next Weekly Lunch Series session will be “Grantwriting USA Attendees”
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. Those who want to learn about grants should come hear faculty speakers discuss their experience and new-found knowledge from the Grantwriting USA workshop.

The International Film Festival presents “Qian li zou dan qi.”
This means “Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles” and is from Hong Kong, China and Japan from 2006. This film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Downtown Cinema 8. To learn more about the festival and the films, log on to

Free tobacco cessation classes
will take place from 8-9 p.m. Nov. 7, 14, 28 and Dec. 5 in Pershing Building 301. There will be free patches, gum, quit classes and physician consultations. Any student, staff or faculty member are welcome. Contact the Student Health Center at 785.4182 to sign up.

An extra edition Weekly Lunch Series
will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. This session is sponsored by Truman’s Teaching and Learning with Technology Roundtable (TLTR). John Broida, faculty member from the University of Southern Maine, will report on his project for the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT).

IT Services invites faculty, staff and students to TechBreak
at 1:30 p.m. each Friday in the Student Union Building Room 320. This weekly series is an opportunity to share information about new and existing IT Service offerings. There will be snacks and conversation. Additional details and the topic schedule can be found at

The Society of Dance Arts (TSODA) will being having a dance recital from 7- 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 in Baldwin Auditorium. Admission is free and doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be guest performances by Showgirls, High Street Dancers, USMED, University Swingers, Ceilidh Club and Illusionz. Contact Elisha Redel at for more information.

The next Biology Seminar Series session will be from 12:30-1:20 p.m. Nov. 9 in Magruder Hall 2001. Tim Vogt of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources will be speaking on “Hine’s Emerald Dragonfly in Missouri-Protection of a Federally Endangered Species.” Refreshments will be served at 12:20 p.m. outside of Magruder Hall 2001. Contact Will Petry at for more information.

Beta Theta Pi will be hosting a Charity Bowling Tournament called “Frames with Benefits”
from 3:30-7 p.m. Nov. 10. It will be $15 per person and there should be two men and two women per team. Every bowler will receive a free T-shirt and door prizes will be handed out. All proceeds will go to Camp Quality. Contact Matthew Mueller for the location and more information at or 636.578.3837.

A van driving class is scheduled
for 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Public Safety Building. Class size is limited. People need to reserve a space in advance. Call 785.4177 or e-mail

Marc Adams will be giving a lecture titled, “The Preacher’s Son,”
from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. The Women's Resource Center and PRISM are sponsoring this speaker. Adams is the co-founder of HeartStrong, Inc., a non-profit educational organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students of religious schools, colleges, and universities. This event will be of particular interest to WGST and GLBT members of the Truman and Kirksville communities. Contact Linda Seidel at or 785.4491 for more information.

An information meeting about the Missouri-London summer program will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in McClain Hall 210. Contact Mustafa Sawani at 785.4659 or for more information.

The Department of Physics is sponsoring a presentation by Fred Skiff from the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Iowa. Skiff will discuss “The Place of Intelligent Design in Science” from 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 14 in Magruder Hall 2001. This is free and open to the public. Contact Taner Edis at 785.4583 for more information.

The Recycling Center and drop-off containers will be closed Nov. 21-25 due to the holiday break.

Football players are selling “Dog Tags,” which is a discount card that can be used at many different Kirksville businesses. The card only costs $10 and is active until Sept. 1, 2008. Money raised goes to the football program. Call Shannon Currier at 785.4252 for more information.

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