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 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.

The Weekly Lunch Series will feature the 2004-2005 Diversity Institute Fellows presenting their projects from 12:30-1:30 p.m., April 27, in the SUB Spanish Room. Contact the Center for Teaching and Learning at 785.4391 for more information.

Residence Life is sponsoring a program titled “Remember Recess?” from 10 p.m. to 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.

The Tech Break for faculty and staff will be a team discussing the capabilities of the campus portal, TruView, from 2-3 p.m., April 29, in VH 1300.

Students will be able to dance into “The Late-Night” with the Residence Life Community Board April 29. Students can enjoy a free dance and refreshments from 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m., in the SUB Down Under. Call Shannon Grantham at 785.7619 for details.

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. For more information about the alumni game, contact Derek Kent at 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.

Kappa Mu Epsilon is sponsoring an Integration Bee at 1:30 p.m., April 30, in VH 1010, in honor of Mathematics Awareness Month. It will be run similar to a spelling bee but with calculus integrals. Any student who has taken a calculus course is eligible to compete. A total of $200 in cash prizes will be given to winners in several categories. E-mail Melissa at to enter.

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 continue until 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 College Democrats and College Republicans will debate on the future of social security and how it relates to young adults from 8-9 p.m., May 3, in VH 1010. Contact Taylor Burks at 785.4850 for more information.

Traci Ciepiela from Public Safety will guide a self-defense workshop for women only at 7 p.m., May 4, SUB Activities Room. The class is part of the Women’s Resource Center Wednesday Workshop Series. Contact for more details.

Truman’s Wind Symphony will perform in a free concert at 8 p.m., May 5, in the Baldwin Auditorium.

The Monitor will celebrate it’s 10th anniversary with sparklers from 8-10 p.m., May 5, on the Quadrangle. Call 785.4775 for more information.

The University Observatory will be open to the public from 9-11 p.m., May 5. For directions to the facility, call Michael Adams at 785.4088.

The next AAUP monthly meeting will be at 4:30 p.m., May 6, at the University Club. Contact Marc Becker at 785.6036 for more information.

Students can enjoy two days of gaming bliss at “Game On: The Video Game Pentathalon,” sponsored by ACM and the Take 5 Game Room. Teams of four will compete in a five-event tournament for more than $500 worth of prizes, including the top prize of a PSP. The event will be from 5-10:30 p.m., May 6, in the SUB. Visit for more details.

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

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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