The Physics Colloquium continues at 4:30 p.m. March 2 in Magruder Hall 1096 with “Gamma-Ray Bursts: Cosmic nano-physics at work” by Mikhail Medvedev from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kansas.

The English Graduate Organization will host “A Night of Graduate Readings” at 7 p.m. March 2 at the University Club located at 516 E. Patterson. Matt Felzke, Tracey Hurt, Kasey Perkins and Franklin Cline will read their creative work.

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

The Quincy Symphony Orchestra and the Jane Hartman Trio will perform “Century of Classics” at 7:30 p.m. March 5 at the Quincy Jr. High School Morrison Theater in Quincy, Ill. Admission is free for faculty, staff and students with a Truman ID.

The Sue Shear Leadership Academy is now accepting applications for the 2011 event. The academy will take place at the University of Missouri-St. Louis from May 22-27. The event focuses on producing strong female leaders with a passion for public policy. More information and the application can be found at Application packets are due to Julie Lochbaum’s office, Violette Hall 2352, by March 18. Contact Amanda Williams at for more information.

The Truman Institute is now accepting applications to earn the Managerial Foundations Certificate during an eight-week course in April and May. This certificate prepares participants to deal with increased global competitiveness while they manage resources and people more effectively. Anyone interested in enrolling may contact the Truman Institute at 785.5384, visit the Truman Institute website at or e-mail the Institute at Submit applications for the April special session no later than March 28.

Missouri Hall Senate will host an Art Gala from 4:30-7 p.m. April 14 in the Missouri Hall Chariton Room. The Senate will purchase three pieces for $100 each. Entries must be 2-D and easily hangable. More information and the submission form can be found at

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