Summer employment opportunities: Upward Bound has multiple summer openings (including instructional, residential, media and other positions). For complete information, see the Web site at or stop by Kirk Building 220. Application packets, including references, resumes and transcripts, due by Feb. 15.

The Staff Development and Recognition Committee is now accepting Bulldog Award nominations.
Any faculty and staff member can nominate a department, which they feel strives to be outstanding in providing customer service. Log on to to nominate a department or find out more information.

IT Services invites faculty, staff and students to TechBreak at 1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building Room 320 each Friday. Additional details and the topic schedule can be found at

The Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Search Committee invites faculty and staff to an opportunity to meet and get to know Regina Morin, the new associate vice president for enrollment management. A reception will take place from 2-3:15 p.m. Jan. 18 in the atrium of Violette Hall.

The Student Activities Board presents Chris Carter, freak out artist, at 6 p.m. Jan. 18 in Baldwin Auditorium. This event is free for students with their student ID and $2 for general admission. Carter can read minds, perform hypnosis and manipulate inanimate objects using only the power of his mind. Contact the Student Activities Board office at 785.4722 for more information.

VOX and NEMO NOW are sponsoring a Roe v. Wade Forum from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Student Union Building Down Under. This forum will be a panel discussion, featuring remarks by Bertha Thomas, Linda Seidel, Linda Gruber and others. Contact Seidel at for more information.

The Student Activities Board will have a press conference to announce the upcoming spring concert performer.
The press conference will take place from 7-7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Contact the Student Activities Board office at 785.4722 for more information.

An informational meeting for “Sweet Power: Sugar, Empires, and Slaves in the Caribbean,” a six-credit-hour summer 2008 study abroad class, will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Student Union Building Room 322. Interested students will be able to meet the students who have just returned from the winter break trip, and see photos of Truman students in action in the Caribbean classroom. The meeting will include covering the itinerary for the next class, planned for May 14-June 4, and discussing ways to finance the program. For more information, contact Steven Reschly at or 785.4648.

Auditions for Truman Live, Truman’s live talent show, will take place from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 29 in Baldwin Auditorium. Students who want to audition must sign up before Jan. 29 in the Student Activities Board office located on the bottom level of the Student Union Building. Contact the Student Activities Board at 785.4722 or for more information.

The Ozarks New Energy Conference, which will take place Feb. 22-23 in Springfield, Mo., may be of particular interest to students and faculty in engineering, other applied sciences, agri-business, business and the environmental sciences. The conference will see a convergence of nationally known researchers, university scholars, entrepreneurs and policy makers to discuss emerging new fuels technologies, solar and wind technologies, energy efficiency, business and investment opportunities and application how-tos. The conference seeks to foster ideas aimed at achieving energy independence and growth in the Ozarks while protecting the environment. Students may attend the plenary sessions free of charge if they register in advance or may attend the entire conference at a reduced fee of $35. Log on to for more information or contact Jennifer Ailor, conference coordinator, at 417.581.0745 or e-mail
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