An original musical work by Warren Gooch, professor of music, will be performed by the Szewczyk-Romanenko Duo on the “Music At Main” concert series in Jacksonville, Fla. The May 12 concert will include Gooch’s “Three Fauxmanian Dances” for violin and cello. Piotr Szewczyk is a violinist and composer with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and a recent winner of the New World Symphony Concerto Competition. Alexei Romanenko is Principal Cellist with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and former Principal Cellist with the Boston Philharmonic. Gooch’s work was selected for performance from an international call for scores.

Grace Tamara Handy
, a senior from Sri Lanka, was recently awarded the Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Education Grant for graduate study in the Master’s of Arts in Education at Truman. She is one of only 10 recipients this year. The MMMF awards educational grants to women from developing countries whose graduate studies and future plans aim to benefit women and children in their respective regions.

Mustafa A. Sawani, professor of economics, and Casey Copeland, a Truman alumna, had their paper “U.S.-E.U. Economic relationship: How European Integration Affects U.S. Export the European Union” published in the “Journal of Case Research in Business and Economics” this April. Sawani also attended the European Union Study Association Biennial International Conference and participated in “Teaching the European Union” workshop in Los Angeles, Calif., April 23-25.

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