Anthony Blades, blindness skills specialist, will hold a workshop, “The Expanded Core Curriculum for Students With Visual Impairments,” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 6 in Violette Hall 1312. This workshop is free of cost. Blades will hold another free workshop, “An Introduction to the Nemeth Code,” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13 in Violette Hall 1312. For more information, contact Blades at
An informational meeting for the Truman-China EFL Internship Program will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in Violette Hall 2351. The program provides opportunities for students to teach conversational English in Guangdong Province, Peoples’ Republic of China in the Spring semester for 12 credit hours. For more information, contact Timothy Farley at

An international graduate school consortium is coming to campus at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A. The session will feature several universities and provide information to students about their graduate degrees and careers in international affairs.

The Center for International Study Abroad is holding an informational meeting with Gregory Lewis, representative from Missouri-London program at CAPA London Center from 4-5 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Student Union Building 3201.

There will be a physics colloquium at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in Magruder 1000. Kenneth F. Kelton from the department of physics of Washington University, St. Louis will be presenting “Getting the Hot Structures: Containerless Studies of High Temperature Liquids.” Snacks will be provided. For more information, visit

The Lutheran Student Fellowship and Tau Lambda Sigma will host a 5K CROP Hunger Walk/Run at 9 a.m. Sept. 24. Registration is $5 with 25 percent of the proceeds going to local charities and 75 percent going abroad. There will be registration on the Quad from Sept. 19-23. The 5K will begin on Franklin Street by the Student Union Building. Participants should arrive by 8:30 a.m.

Yoga on the Quad will take place from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 24. Visit for more details. This event is sponsored by the Student Recreation Center’s Fitness/Wellness Program.  

President Paino will host a “Coffee with the President” from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Student Union Building Conference Room. The regularly scheduled “Coffee with the President” events are part of Truman’s effort to keep the lines of communication open between the president and the campus. Sessions are intended to provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about issues facing the University. Visit for more information.

The McNair Program will hold an informational meeting at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Student Union Building 3200. Students are also invited to visit or contact Sarah Hass, program coordinator, at 785.5393 for additional information. The deadline to submit McNair applications is Nov. 1.

The Center for International Study Abroad will host speaker, Phoebe Mayer, to talk about studying abroad in Austria from 4-5 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Student Union Building 3204.  

The third Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium will take place at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Connell Information Technologies Center at A.T. Still University. The event is focused on faculty-mentored student research in biomedical science. Students are encouraged to register and submit an abstract. Visit for registration and submissions. The deadline for registration is Sept. 30 and for submission, Oct. 7.
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