The Weekly Lunch Series will continue at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room with, “Faces of Truman: Joshua Lobert, faculty development intern.” Find out what role Lobert is playing on campus through his grant-funded internship.

A Physics Colloquium featuring Student Summer Research Presentations will take place at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Violette Hall 1000. The following physics majors will present research: Nicholas Wilsey, “Tracing star formation into the extreme outer disks of dwarf irregular galaxies”; Isaac Angert, “Laser Frequency Stabilization at LIGO”; Tom Hogan, “Improvement of Pillar Fabrication for Nanocoaxial Devices”; Kevin Schoelz, “Sublimation of Colloidal Crystals.” For more information about the colloquium series and upcoming talks, visit

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the University Club House, located at 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 785.6036 for more information.

The Maraca 2 Percussion Duo from Great Britain will be in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Hailed for their tremendous technical and musical artistry throughout Europe and Japan, the Maraca 2 ensemble is currently on their debut U.S. tour. As part of their residency to Truman, the duo will also be present master classes and guest lecture presentations on contemporary music in the UK. Their appearance is co-sponsored by the Department of Music Visiting Artist Series, School of Arts and Letters, Center for Multi-Cultural Affairs, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Sigma Alpha Iota. Admission is Free. For additional information, contact Michael Bump, percussion studies, at 785.4052 or

The University Orchestra will present a concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The performance will feature music by Mendelssohn, Elgar, Debussy and Berlioz. Guest soloist will be Jesse Krebs on clarinet. Admission to the concert is free.

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.

GlobeMed will present “From Hometown to Haiti: A Step Towards Sustainability,” featuring quest speaker Evan Lyon, graduate of Harvard Medical School and clinician at Partners in Health, at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Student Union Building 3200. All proceeds go to Maison de Naissance, a birthing home in Haiti. Tickets are $20 per person. Contact if you would like to attend.

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The Career Center is hiring for the spring semester.
If you are a scholarship or work study student, consider applying for the In-Center or Public Relations teams. Directions and applications are on There is a required preview session Nov. 16 in the Career Center from 6-7 p.m. and required training Jan. 10 from 1-6 p.m. in the Career Center. In addition to applying on Trupositions and attending the preview session, students should turn in materials to the Career Center by 5 p.m. Nov. 20.

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