The Weekly Lunch Series will meet from 12:30-1:30 p.m. April 9 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. This week’s presentation will feature Kris McKim, Truman’s new grants and compliance specialist.

There will be a Law School Expo
from 3-5 p.m. April 9 in the Student Union Building Down Under. The expo will include representatives from Mizzou, Drake, Washburn and Saint Louis University. Materials from other law schools will also be available. A Law School Seminar will follow the Law School Expo from 5-6 p.m. April 9 in Magruder Hall 1090. Forrest Roberts, senior director of outreach and pre-law programs for the Princeton Review, will provide students with insight about completing the application process, picking a school and career options. All are welcome to attend. Contact Emily Zerkel at for more information about these events.

Students enrolled in the Community Nutrition course will present “Healthy Dining”
from 1-1:30 p.m. April 10 in the Student Union Building Room 322 to Truman faculty, staff and students. Contact Alison Hays at for more information.

“Le Bourgeois gentilhomme” by Moliere will be performed by Truman French students
at 8 p.m. April 10 and 11 in the Student Union Building Down Under. The play will be presented in French with English subtitles. Contact Patrick Lobert at for more information.

IT Services invites faculty, staff and students to TechBreak at 1:30 p.m. April 11 in Violette Hall 1300. Jim McNabb (ITS) will present about “Accessing Campus Network Resources from Home and Away.”

The Department of Education is hosting a Job Fair
from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 11 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. More than 25 school districts will be attending the event and anyone interested in the education field is welcome. For more information, contact Laura Nickelson at

There will be a Biology Seminar
from 12:30-1:20 p.m. April 11 in Magruder Hall 2001. Stephanie Fore, professor of biology, will present on “Ticks: Of Mice and Men.” Refreshments will be served at 12:15 p.m. outside of Magruder Hall 2001. For more information, contact Will Petry at

Pickler Memorial Library will present a Public Lecture
at 3:30 p.m. April 11 in the Library gallery. Scott Thatcher, associate professor of mathematics, will discuss “Mobius: Transforming Geometry.” Visit for more information.

Truman faculty and staff who would like a free baby sitter for a night may sign up for Phi Sigma Pi’s Parent’s Night Out. There will be supervised activities for kids from 6:30-10 p.m. April 11 in the Pershing Small Gym. Phi Sigma Pi will accept children who are three years and older. The children will be able to participate in activities such as crafts, games, movies, sports, story time and snacks. R.S.V.P. by e-mail to with name, number of children, and children’s ages.

The Student Advocate Association of ATSU-KCOM and the Student Recreation Center are sponsors for the 30th Annual Osteopathic Fun Run/Kid’s Run at 8:30 a.m. April 12. It is $12 to register until 5 p.m. April 9 and $14 to register from April 9-12. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Online registration can be completed at For more information, contact Andrea Nelson at 801.721.0720.

The Association of Black Collegians, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc. are hosting the Spring Showcase Step and Dance Competition from 7-9 p.m. April 12 in Baldwin Auditorium. Greek teams will step against one another and dance teams will battle it out for prize money. Part of the proceeds go toward a philanthropy. General admission is $5 and everyone is welcome to attend.

The Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) initiation ceremony will take place
at 1 p.m. April 13 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A and B. The keynote speaker will be Rep. Rebecca McClanahan. In addition, PKP will be initiating Sue Magruder, first lady emeritus; Mary Rhodes Russell, Missouri State Supreme Court Justice and a former Truman Board of Governors member; and Wilma Maddox, a former Board of Governors member; as the first alumni initiates. Douglas Davenport, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Lisa Glaubitz, reference librarian; Liz Jorn, instructor in health and exercise sciences; and Julie Lochbaum, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning; will be the four faculty/staff members who are initiated. Truman’s PKP chapter will also be initiating graduate students for the first time.

There will be a health and fitness presentation for faculty and staff from 10:30-11:30 a.m. April 14 in the Student Recreation Center Conference room. Presented by students in the Program Implementation and Evaluation class, the topic will be “Smart Snacks.” Contact Rebecca Verhaeghe at with questions.

SAB presents Fire Dancers from 9-10 p.m. April 14 on the Mall. The event is free and complimentary refreshments will be provided. In case of rain, there will be a blacklight show in Pershing Arena at the same time. For more information, log on to

Le Coin Francais is sponsoring a presentation about the plans for Kirksville’s new skate park at 7 p.m. April 15 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room B. Contact Timothy Farley at for more information.

Phi Epsilon Kappa, exercise science fraternity, is sponsoring Glow Stick it to Cancer
at 9 p.m. April 15 at Stokes Stadium Gardner Track. Glow Stick it to Cancer is a two-mile run/walk at night with glow sticks. All proceeds will benefit the Adair County Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society. Registration forms are available online at Contact Sam Dutrow at for more information.

The 34th annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place
at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. Approximately 148 current and retired members of the University will be honored for their commitment to the University. Tickets for the general public will go on sale April 15, at which time they will be available in the Human Resources Office in McClain Hall 106 for $10 each.

The Weekly Lunch Series will not meet April 16. The final Weekly Lunch session for the semester will take place as scheduled April 23.

Pickler Memorial Library and other local libraries joined together to create READ posters
for Kirksville libraries during National Library Week. A reception will take place at 4 p.m. April 17 at the Adair County Public Library to honor the local celebrities who served as models for the posters.

There will be an informational meeting about the ESL China Internship
at 7 p.m. April 17 in Violette Hall 2351. The internship will be teaching conversational English in Shuizhai, Guangdong Province, PRC. For more information, contact Timothy Farley at or Jan Grow at

Applications are still being accepted for summer and fall 2008 study abroad programs.
Submission deadlines for summer 2008 range from mid-April to early May; deadlines for the Fall range from mid-April to early June. Applications and more information about specific programs can be picked up in the Study Abroad office, Kirk Building 114.

The CSI is now accepting registration for the 2008 Activities Fair,
to take place from noon-4 p.m. Sept. 4 on the Quadrangle. All campus departments and student organizations in good standing with the CSI are eligible to register. Registration forms are available in the Center for Student Involvement or at The first 100 organizations to sign up will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

Le Coin Francais and La Casa Hispanica in Missouri Hall are accepting applications for next year until May 2. Contact Timothy Farley at or Carol Marshall at with questions.
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