“Kirksville,” a collection of poems by Bob Mielke, professor of English, contains 66 poems that are patterned after the works of Jim Barnes, a former Truman professor who published a collection on Paris. Poems include: “La Fuente, Baltimore Street,” “Upstairs at Too Talls Too,” “Woodwinds Apartments,” “Brashear Park (Within a Budding Grove),” “At the DuKum Inn” and “The Sun on Forest Lake.” “Kirksville” will be available in the Truman University Bookstore soon and can be ordered online now at

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting at 12 p.m. May 3 in the Student Union Building 3201. Contact Marc Becker at or call 785.6036 for more information.

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.

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