Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., will host “Delta Week 2009: The Mixtape, Vol. 13,” a week of service and social events from Feb. 16-22. Events include: “Heal the World,” 11-3 p.m. Feb. 16-20, Student Union Building table, a  weeklong contest where groups collect recyclable items; “Hard Knock Life,” 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in Georgian Room C, brings to light the hardships of poverty among individuals around the world; “Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems,” 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Pickler Memorial Library computer room, discusses the ups and downs of credit; “Family Affair,” 9 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Pershing Small Gym, the annual Delta Family Reunion Party; “Jack O’ Hearts Ball: Playa Cards Right,” 8 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Georgian Room, where four young men play cards and compete for the title of Mr. Jack O’ Hearts 2009; and “It’s Our Anniversary,” 12 p.m. Feb. 22 Georgian Room B.

The Student Involvement Complex in the Student Union Building will host Budget 101 at 7 p.m. Feb. 17. It will provide an opportunity to learn successful organizational money management, business office policies and important legal information. There will be free food, door prizes and an organizational budget resource packet.

The Truman Art of Living Club will have a free introductory session for its intensive “Yoga Weekend”
at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 in McClain Hall 208. The regular class will consist of four sessions Feb. 20-23. Students must attend all sessions. For more information contact Lloyd Pflueger, professor of religion, at 785.4056.

Amnesty International will sponsor “The History and Future of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict,” with Mark Appold, associate professor of philosophy and religion, at 8 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Student Union Building 3000.

The Weekly Lunch Series
will take place at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. Julie Lochbaum will continue the series “The Role of the Classroom in College Student Persistence” with the third part, “Collaborative Learning.”

“Arabian Nights,” will run in the James G. Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish at 8 p.m. Feb. 18-21. Tickets may be reserved in-person, by phone at 785.4515 or by e-mail at The Truman Theatre Box Office will be open from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Truman Observatory will have an open house from 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Feb. 19.

The Student Public Health Association will host “Parents Night Out” from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Adair County YMCA. Cost is $2 per child.

The Student Activities Board will sponsor a free concert by musician Jessica Sonner at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Student Union Building Down Under.

The University Swingers will host workshops taught by 4-time world champion swing dancer Yuval Hod
Feb. 21-22 in the Student Union Building and Pershing Arena. Workshops scheduled for Feb. 21 include: aerials from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; dips and tricks from 3:15-4:45 p.m.; and dance at 8 p.m. Workshops scheduled for Feb. 22 include aerials from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; and dips and tricks from 3:15-4:45 p.m. Hod has taught and performed in more than 26 countries. For more information on location and pricing contact Becka Tase at

The Center for Student Involvement will sponsor Pizza and Publicity, a workshop with information regarding campus posting polices and publicity ideas, will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Student Involvement Complex. There will be free food, door prizes and a resource packet.

SUB After Dark will sponsor a Mardi Gras Celebration starting at 9 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Student Union Building Hub.

The Gala Lincoln Bicentennial Concert will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

The deadline to sign up for China 330/530G, the two-week course taught in China during the May interim, is March 1. Contact Jan Grow at or 785.2356 for more information.

An Informational Meeting for students taking the spring interim class “ED 393 Clinical Experiences in Teaching,” will take place at 5 p.m. March 2 in Violette Hall 1300. Students will be completing background screening forms and providing suggested grade levels for the field component of the course. Meeting times for the course include two mandatory Saturday sessions March 28 and April 25, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. The regular meeting dates will be May 11-22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Students should sign up in the Education Department Office Violette Hall 2310. For questions, contact Sheila Berkowitz at or Peter Kelly at
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