The Philosophy and Religion faculty invite all interested students for a Pre-Seminar meeting regarding the fall 2005 Senior Seminar in Philosophy and Religion. Students from this semester’s group will share their insights and instructors will have important information. The Pre-Seminar Meeting for PHRE students will be at 4:30 p.m., April 19, in BH 163. Refreshments will be available. Students enrolling in the fall are required to attend this session unless overseas. Students enrolling in future semesters are encouraged to find out more about this important capstone course.

The Weekly Lunch Series topic will be “Scholarship of Teaching and Learning” from 12:30-1:30 p.m., April 20, in the SUB Spanish Room. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

The Captain’s Roundtable will be sponsoring a dodgeball tournament April 24, in Pershing Arena. Cost is $10 per team with teams of 6-10 players. Registration forms are available in the Athletics Office in Pershing Building. Registration is due by April 20. Call 660.216.3169 for more information.

The Society of Dance Arts is sponsoring Dance Fusion 2005: “Shall We Dance?” April 21 and April 22. Free to the public, the dance recital will take place at 7 p.m., in Baldwin Auditorium. Guests include High Street Dancers, the University Swingers, Showgirls, Ceilidh Dancers and Praise Dancers. Contact Beth Austin at 785.5659 for more information.

The weekly Tech Break for faculty and staff will be from 2-3 p.m., April 22, in the SUB Room 309.

SAB will present country singer Pat Green live in concert April 22. Doors will open at 7 p.m., in Pershing Arena for the event. The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets can be picked up at the SAB Office in the lower level of the SUB. The cost is $7 with a student ID and $15 for general admission. Call 785.4722 for more information.

Two upcoming opportunities are available to those interested in bird watching with other Truman and Kirksville community members. Groups will leave from Magruder Hall at 7 a.m., April 23, and at 6:30 a.m., May 7 to bird watch at Thousand Hills State Park. For more information, contact Pete Goldman at 785.4632.

Dobson Hall Senate will sponsor Squirrelfest at 1 p.m., April 23, in the Dobson Hall Courtyard. The event brings together Truman bands as well as musical groups from other areas of Missouri for a free, live concert. Contact Shea Cleveland at 785.5181 for more information.

Truman and the Truman football staff invite all children from the ages of 5-13 to a free clinic at 3:30 p.m., April 23, at Stokes Stadium. Contact Daric Riley at 785.4262 for more information. James Alan Fox will give a lecture titled “Killing for Pleasure: Serial Killers Among Us” at 8 p.m., April 26, in Baldwin Auditorium. Fox will examine the minds, motives and capture of the infamous serial killers of our time. Lambda Alpha Epsilon is sponsoring the event. Free admission. Contact Michelle Foard at 785.4738 for more information.

Alpha Sigma Gamma is sponsoring the annual 5K/10K Run/Walk for Their Lives April 30. Registration tables will be set-up in the SUB from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., April 18-21 and April 25-28 or in the Student Recreation Center from 3-7 p.m., April 25-29. Registration costs $10 ahead of time and $12 on the day of the race. All proceeds benefit the families of two Truman students with extensive medical bills. The race will begin at 8:30 a.m., at the Centennial Hall crosswalk. Contact Gina Stierwalt at 665.8910 for more information.

The Homecoming Committee 2005 will be having their spring meetings for organization representatives at 10 p.m., April 26, in VH 1010 and at 10 p.m., May 3, in the BH Little Theatre. Organization representatives will receive information to take back to their organizations concerning theme, events and responsibilities. Organizations wishing to participate should send representatives to each meeting. Contact Marcie Kottemann at 785.4801 for more information.

Residence Life is sponsoring a program titled “Remember Recess?” from 10 p.m.-1 a.m., April 28, on the Quadrangle. The night includes several “backyard games,” food and the movie “Supersize Me.” Volleyball, dodgeball, kickball and washers are a few of the games to be played. Contact Tammy Tolliver at 785.5348 for more information. SAB’s annual spring carnival, Dog Days, will be from noon-5 p.m., April 30, in the McClain parking lot. The afternoon’s activities include free food, booths, inflatables and music. Contact Naomi Davis at 785.4722 for more information.

The Truman football Spring Scrimmage will be at 1 p.m., April 30, at Stokes Stadium. A flag football game for alumni only will be at 10:30 a.m., April 30, at Stokes Stadium. Contact Derek Kent at for more information about the alumni game. There also will be four-person best ball golf tournament to take place April 29 at the Kirksville Country Club. Contact the Football Office at 785.4012 for information about playing golf.

Students can share their poetry and win prizes at a poetry slam fund-raiser for Victim Support Services. The event, sponsored by Centennial Hall Residence Life and the Residential College Program, will be from 7-9 p.m., April 30, in the SUB Down Under. A $2 donation is suggested. Contact Kate Carlson at 785.4906 or for more details. Student Senate is sponsoring a letter-writing campaign to Jefferson City legislators encouraging them not to cut funding for higher education. Stop by the SUB Office or the Student Senate Office to pick up materials. The campaign will run to April 30.

Psychology will be having a poster conference from 12:30-5:30 p.m., May 3, in the SUB Activities Room. Students enrolled in Psychological Research, psychology’s capstone course, will be presenting posters of their research. All posters will be on display for the entire afternoon. Each poster will indicate specific times when the student will be available to discuss the work. Contact Terry Palmer at 785.4314 for more information.

The Annual Service Recognition Banquet will take place at 6:30 p.m., May 9, in the SUB Georgian Room. Tickets are available in the Human Resources Office in MC 105 for $10 each.

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