The Physics Colloquium series presents speaker Ian Redmount from the Department of Physics at Saint Louis University for an introductory level discussion on “Particle Physics in a Dark-Energy-Dominated Universe, or QFTICS for Beginners” at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in Magruder Hall 1000. Snacks will be provided 10 minutes before the presentation begins. For more information about the Physics Colloquium series, please visit

Lambda Pi Eta, a communication honor society, will be hosting an informational meeting
at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in Barnett 1211. This meeting is open to all communication majors and minors who have a total of 60 credit hours, 12 of which must be in communication courses, a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a cumulative 3.25 GPA in all communication courses. For more information e-mail

The Women’s Club Soccer team will be hosting tryouts
from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 9 on the fields behind Centennial Hall. For more information e-mail

The Student Council for Exceptional Children will have a meeting
at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in Baldwin Hall 249.

The Pre-Vet Club will have its first meeting at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in Magruder 2090.

Alpha Sigma Gamma service sorority will host three Rush events
from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 9-11 in the Alumni Room of the Student Union Building.

Sigma Chi Delta, a local social sorority, is hosting an information night for Fall Recruitment 2008
at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in Baldwin 252. The first night of open recruitment begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in Baldwin 314, followed by the second night at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Baldwin Little Theater.

Beta Beta Beta, Truman’s biological honor organization, will host its first pledge meeting
at 9 p.m. Sept. 10 in Magruder Hall 1096.

Delta Sigma Pi is hosting a free recruitment barbecue at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 behind Ryle Hall. Delta Sigma Pi is open to business, economics and accounting majors.

The Center for Teaching and Learning is sponsoring the Faculty Weekly Lunch Series
from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Spanish Room of the Student Union Building. This week focuses on introducing Truman’s Co-Curricular Record, with Lou Ann Gilchrist, dean of student affairs, and Sujit Chemburkar, Student Union director. For more information contact Linda Davenport at 785.4301 or e-mail

Phi Delta, Truman’s newest social and service sorority, will host two nights of Rush
. Both events will take place at 7 p.m. in Magruder Hall 1094 on Sept. 10 and 11.

The Advertising and Public Relations Organization will host an informational meeting
at 5 p.m. Sept. 10 in Barnett Hall 1215. This organization is open to all majors and anyone with an interest in advertising, public relations, graphic design and marketing. Come learn about an opportunity to receive hands-on experience and receive all of the benefits of being a part of the International Association of Business Communicators. The meeting includes free pizza and refreshments. For more information e-mail

Sigma Lambda Gamma, Truman’s only multicultural sorority, will host informational meetings
from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 10, 11 and 16 in the Student Union Building 322.

Phi Mu Alpha, a men’s music fraternity, is hosting a Rush event at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 in Georgian Room A of the Student Union Building. Join the men of Phi Mu Alpha for free Texas Hold ‘Em poker, free food and free prizes. You do not need to be a music major or play an instrument to join the fraternity, just as long as you love music.

The Student Activities Board Fall Drive-In will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 in Baldwin Hall. Free popcorn and ice cream will be available to students before showing “Iron Man” at 7 p.m. and “Sex and the City” at 9:30 p.m.

Phi Sigma Pi will host Rush information meetings at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Activities Room of the Student Union Building. Phi Sigma Pi is a coed honor fraternity.

The Career Center will host a Peace Corps Informational Video Conference
at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at its McKinney Center office. This is an opportunity for anyone thinking about applying to the Peace Corps to talk and ask questions of the representative to Truman, who was a volunteer in the Kingdom of Tonga from 2003-2005.

The Dean of Student Affairs Office has applications for the 2008-2009 “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Award”
available for students. Faculty and staff may also nominate students for this prestigious award. Nominations are due by Sept. 26. Completed student applications need to be returned to the Student Affairs Office, located in the Student Union Building 3100, by Oct. 17. For more information visit or call 785.4111. 
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