The Student Council for Exceptional Children is taking volunteer buddies for the Special Olympics Spring Games. Buddies will volunteer from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 18 and work one-on-one with the athletes. Lunch will be provided. For more information or to sign up to be a volunteer buddy contact Laura Columbo at

Campus Crusade for Christ will host Carl Werner, author of “Evolution: The Grand Experiment,” to present “Why I Abandoned Evolution,”
at 9 p.m. April 7 in Magruder Hall 2001. Werner will be speaking on why he chose to abandon evolution after he originally started on a quest to prove evolution.

The Leadership Recognition Program Banquet, sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement,
will be at 7 p.m. April 8 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room. This event is designed to honor Truman students, advisors and organizations for their dedication to their peers, campus and the Kirksville community through various leadership roles and events during the year.

The Global Issues Colloquium will continue with a presentation by Jennifer Leigh Disney, from Winthrop University, entitled “Women’s Activism and Feminist Agency in Mozambique and Nicarague” at 7 p.m. April 16 in Magruder hall 2001. Disney will trace the mobilization of women in two revolutionary contexts, comparing the strategies and outcomes of various organizational forms developed in Mozambique and in Nicaragua over the past 30 years. She will also explore how the military struggles against colonialism and imperialism fostered feminist agency leading to the evolution of each movement and how it changed in a post-revolutionary climate.

The International Club will sponsor an International Fair
from 12:30-3:30 p.m. April 17 on the Quad.

A famous Russian pop star will visit Truman in “ProjeKt OsKar” at 1:45 p.m. April 17 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Oskar currently lives in New York and will give a lecture on being an artist in Russia and the U.S.

The Women’s Resource Center will host “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, A Prayer,” a powerful collection of monologues from men and women about violence against women from Eve Ensler, at 7 p.m. April 17 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.

Squirrelfest 2009, sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement, Residence Life Fun and Spirit Committee, Student Recreation, and Student Affairs, will take place from 12 p.m.-8 p.m. April 18 on the Quad.

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