The deadline to apply to attend the 2012 meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University is Jan. 17. Applications are available online at President Clinton will host CGI U 2012 at The George Washington University March 30-April 1. CGI U is designed to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each CGI U student member makes a Commitment to Action: a specific plan of action that addresses a pressing challenge on their campus, in their community, or in a different part of the world.

There will be a public reception for the gallery exhibit “Voyeur,” curated by Brandelyn Dillaway and Texas Design-Exchange is the Message, at 6 p.m. Jan. 17 in the University Art Gallery in Ophelia Parrish.

The Physics Colloquium continues at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in Magruder Hall 1096. Ruslan Prozorov from the Ames Laboratory and Department of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University will present “Magnetic Patterns in Superconductors and Ferromagnets.”

Residence Life student staff (student advisor and apartment manager) applications are due Jan. 20. Applications and other information can be found at Contact Residence Life at or 785.4227 with any questions.

The Lutheran Student Fellowship will host a pancake dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Ryle Hall Private Dining Room. Dinner is $3 and proceeds benefit the Lutheran Student Fellowship spring break service trip.

The Truman State University Bookstore will host “A Tale of Two Cities,” a presentation and book signing by Huping Ling, professor of history, for her work “Race, Transnational Migration, and Community in Chicago and St. Louis.” The event will take place from 3-4 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room.

SAB applications are due Jan. 24. They are available in the SAB Office in the Student Union Building. Interviews will take place Jan. 27-28.

The Spring Activities Fair will take place from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Student Union Building. The Activities Fair is a way for organizations to distribute their information to students in order to inspire campus and community involvement. Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement.

Truman State University Foundation Study Abroad Scholarship applications are available in the Center for International Education Office and are due by 12 p.m. Jan. 27.

The deadline for submission of TruScholars Program applications is 11:59 p.m. Jan. 29. The purpose of the TruScholars program is to foster collaborative faculty-student research and creative activities to enhance undergraduate student learning. Projects supported by this program should exhibit the potential for scholarly publication, presentation at a regional or national conference, public performance or a gallery showing. The Office of Student Research will fund up to 25 TruScholar applications. Application guidelines, important dates and frequently asked questions can be found at the OSR website Questions beyond the TruScholars frequently asked questions should be addressed via email to

SAB will sponsor Cute as a Button Craft Night from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms A and B. Participants will have the opportunity to make bookmarks, headbands and hair clips using buttons and fabric, as well as decorate their own button cookie.

The University Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Dominic Armstrong will perform a voice recital as guest artist at 3 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

“A Conversation on the Liberal Arts” will continue at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Peter Goldman, professor emeritus of biology, will share his presentation entitled “A Question Augustus Asked.”

A Peace Corps information session will take place at 7:15 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room A.
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