The Weekly Lunch Series will continue at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room with a presentation titled, “What’s it like to teach in the C-Level Classrooms?”

The next event in the Physics Colloquium will take place at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in Violette Hall 1000. Eric Majzoub from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri-St. Louis will present “Estimating the Enthalpy of Formation of Complex Hydrides using First Principles and Global Optimization Techniques.” For a detailed abstract of the presentation go to

The 2009 Truman State University New Music Festival will take place Oct. 29-30 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. For more information, contact Warren Gooch at 785.4429 or

Applications for the Missouri Government Internship at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., are available in the Public Relations Office in McClain Hall 101 or online at The deadline to apply is Oct. 30.

An extra edition of the Weekly Lunch Series will take place at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room with an open forum showcasing the electronic portfolio of the instructional designer candidate Javier Leung.

Blue Key will sponsor “Rockin’ for the Troops,” a donation drive for deployed troops, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 31. For details, contact John Taylor at

The Department of Music’s Percussion Studio will present its annual “Percussion Fall Sampler” at 8 p.m. Nov. 1 in Baldwin Auditorium. Under the direction of Michael Bump, professor of percussion studies, and the assistance of graduate percussion students, Jason Baskin and Vincent Wallace, the concert will feature the Concert Percussion Ensembles I and II, as well as the Statesmen Marching Percussion Ensemble. All totaled, more than 35 students will perform. Admission to the concert is free. For additional information, contact Bump at 785.4052 or

Upward Bound is seeking Spring 2010 employees. Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Application packets and information are available at or call Donna at 785.4244.

The next event in the Global Issues Colloquium, “Studying Internationally,” will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 in Magruder Hall 2001. During the presentation, a panel of Truman’s international students will give a glimpse into what it is like to study in the United States. They will also share what schooling is like in their home countries and how it compares or contrasts with education in the U.S. Sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Learning.

The Agriculture Department is selling Bulldog Bistro Cookbooks for $10. Contact Michael Seipel at
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