Taner Edis, associate professor of physics, will present the Folklore Colloquium at 5 p.m. Oct. 5 in Ophelia Parrish 2113. His talk is "Angry Atheists and Soulless Scientists: Stereotypes of nonbelief in the era of the 'New Atheism.'"

The Center for Teaching and Learning’s Weekly Lunch Series will take place at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room and will focus on “Teaching with the Flu.”

The next Physics Colloquium will feature Tom Cravens from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in Violette Hall 1000. Cravens will present, “The Cassini-Huygens Mission to the Saturn System: Recent Results.” For more information visit

Student Senate will host a forum at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room on an upcoming resolution proposed to encourage a smoking ban on campus.

Thomas Trimborn, professor of music, will present “Encounters with Lincoln Through the Arts” during a faculty forum at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Admission is free.

Expo 411 will take place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 12 on the Student Union Building Mall. Career Center staff will be available to critique resumes. Registration for Career Expo and Mock Interview sign-ups are also available, as well as tips on appropriate dress and how to work a career fair. Free popcorn and soda. Visit for more information. Rain site is the Violette Hall Commons.

The Men’s Basketball team is selling Truman Basketball apparel
. Orders are due by Oct. 15. For more information, contact Tim Deidrick at 785.4272 or

The Bulldog Football team is selling “dog tags” for $10. Dog tag holders receive discounts at several area businesses. For more information call 785.7494.

The Rhapsody in Red Heart Gala will take place Nov. 7 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms. A silent auction will take place at 6 p.m. followed by dinner, a program and a live auction at 7 p.m. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. RSVP by Oct. 30 to 660.626.2272. For more information, contact Amy Currier at or at 785.4222. 

Truman is partnering with Missouri Campus Compact, the Adair County YMCA, Northeast Missouri Community Action Agency, the Salvation Army and the Missouri Rural Enterprise and Innovation Center on a collaborative survey. Eligible Kirksville residents will be paid $15 if they meet certain criteria. For the criteria and guidelines go to
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