Earth Week is taking place through April 22. Events include: Alternative Feminine Hygiene Products from 7-8:30 p.m. April 16 in Violette Hall 1328; Showing of “Wasteland” from 7-9 p.m. April 18 in Baldwin Hall Little Theater; Local Foods Dinner from 6-8:30 p.m. April 19 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms; Zero Waste Picnic from 12-5 p.m. April 21 on the Quad; and Dark Hour from 7-8 p.m. April 22 on the Quad.

Concert Percussion Ensemble I, led by professor of music, Michael Bump, will be presenting their annual Spring Percussion Extravaganza Concert
at 8 p.m. April 16 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The concert will include a wide variety of percussion music, demonstrating instruments, styles and techniques from all over the world. The program will also feature junior music major, Julian Gibson-Cornell. Julian will perform a new “Concerto for Vibraphone and Percussion Ensemble.” Admission is Free. The concert will also be live-streamed, for those who may not be able to attend. For more information, contact Michael Bump, at or 785.4052.

Sigma Kappa’s RespEKt Movement, designed to raise awareness about the dangers of hazing, will take place April 18-20. Information will be available on the Mall about what constitutes as hazing and how to avoid hazing practices.

Labiche’s comedy “La Fille bien gardée” will be presented in French by Truman French students and faculty at 8 p.m. April 18 and April 19 in the Student Union Building Down Under. For more information, contact Patrick Lobert, professor of French, at

Special Olympics will take place from 12-5 p.m. April 21 at Stokes Stadium. Those interested in volunteering to be buddies for the athletes can sign up anytime by contacting Kristen Little at

Tryouts for Showgirls Dance Team will take place from 12-5 p.m. April 21 and 8 a.m.-12 p.m. April 22 in Pershing Small Gym. More information and tryout criteria can be found at

Local bands Deadwood and Redwing will perform a night of blues and acoustic music at 7 p.m. April 21 in the Student Union Building Down Under. Admission is free.

Collection boxes for Soles4Souls, a shoe charity, will be available until April 21 at the Student Union Building, Student Recreation Center, athletic training room and each residence hall. They are collecting gently used gym shoes, dress shoes, sandals and boots.

The Quincy Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present “Mass of the Children” at 3 p.m. April 22 in the Quincy Junior High School Morrison Theater in Quincy, Ill. Admission is free with a Truman ID.

Franklin Street Singers will perform
at 6 p.m. April 22 in Baldwin Auditorium. The concert is free and will feature music from "Rent," "The Muppets" movie, "Grease" and more.

Earth Week Dark Hour will take place from 7-8 p.m. April 22. Everyone is invited to turn off their lights in their house or dorm room and join the Earth Week Committee for snacks and games on the darkening quad. More Earth Week events will take place April 16

The Office of Public Safety, in cooperation with the MODOT Northeast District, would like to remind everyone that April 23-27 is Work Zone Awareness Week. Check out for more information.

Psychology majors will present their capstone research from 2-4 p.m. April 24 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Anyone from the University community is welcome to view poster presentations and speak with the researchers. For more information, contact Karen Vittengl at

Applications for the MATH Pioneers Fellowship in Merrimack Valley, Mass., are available now at and are due June 25. Fellows will be tutoring high school algebra and geometry.

ATSU-KCOM will host the Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. September 29. The conference will provide a venue for faculty, students and all those interested in biomedical research.

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