The Society for Sino-American Studies will be taking orders for fresh red or colored roses and bouquets Feb. 7-11 in the Student Union Building. Orders can also be placed online at

The Spring Showcase for the Mostly Live Composers Society
will take place from 3:30-4:20 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. This event is an opportunity for student composers to see performances of their music and demonstrates contemporary styles of music and current trends in composition.

The Student Activities Board will host 90s Trivia
from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. This event will include free food and prizes.

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization (H.A.L.O.) will sponsor the documentary “Papers” at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 in Baldwin Hall Little Theatre. Speakers from the Kansas-Missouri D.R.E.A.M. Alliance will also be present to speak about their work. Refreshments will be provided.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week, sponsored by Alpha Sigma Gamma, continues Feb. 8-9. Shannon Cutts will present “Beauty Undressed” at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 in Baldwin Auditorium. “Coffee and Consciousness” with University Counseling Services will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Student Union Building Down Under. The organization will also sponsor a vigil at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in Violette Hall 1000.

The University Observatory will host an open house from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9. The observatory is located at the University farm. For more details, go to

All presenters for Truman’s 24th annual Student Research Conference
(SRC) are required to submit abstracts online at by Feb. 11. For inquiries about the SRC, contact the Office of Student Research at 785.4455 or

The American Association of University Professors
(AAUP) will meet at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the University Club House, located at 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 785.6036 for more information.

The Quincy Symphony Orchestra
concert,“Virtuosic Vision,” will take place at 3 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Quincy Jr. High School Morrison Theater in Quincy, Ill. Admission is free for faculty, staff and students with a Truman ID.

The American Association of University Professors
(AAUP) will host a Faculty Brownbag Lunch  from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Student Union Building Spanish Room. For more information, see or contact Marc Becker at

The Physics Colloquium continues at 4:30 Feb. 16 in Magruder 1096 with “Quantum mechanics in non-inertial reference frames: implications for equivalence principle and gravity.”

The SERVE Center will host a Volunteer Fair
from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17. This event is meant to educate students about local organizations and to recruit volunteers. The SERVE Center, along with the Spring 2011 Structured Inequalities class in the Sociology/Anthropology Department, has organized this event.

A faculty forum entitled “Blake’s Bounding Lines and the Art of Interdisciplinarity” will take place from 7-9 p.m. Feb 17 in Ophelia Parrish 2210. A reception will follow.

“4 Real 4 Faux—Animating the Vernacular”
will be on display in Ophelia Parrish’s main art gallery through Feb. 18. The display features artwork influenced by outsider art and was curated by the Truman Curatorial Fellow Nancy Mizuno Elliot. The closing reception for this display will take place at 6 p.m. Feb. 18.

The Truman Art Gallery is now featuring Renaissance prints
through Feb. 18. This exhibit, “The Workshop and the World,” contains 15th and 16th century prints from various collections and was curated by Julia DeLancey, professor of art and art history, with student assistance.

The National History Day Competition
will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 19 in Violette Hall. This event is sponsored by the Department of History.

Amtrak is now seeking train travel-themed videos from college students to compete for more than $3,000 in prizes. For more information, contest rules, prize details and to enter the second annual Amtrak TRAINsportation video contest, visit Entries must be submitted by Feb. 28.
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