SafeZone training will be available to faculty and staff at 4 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. The program will inform participants on how to help create a safer environment for LGBT students on the Truman campus. For more information contact Joe Hamilton at or visit

The Mostly Live Composers Society will present its 2012 Fall Composers Showcase concert at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The 50-minute program will involve premiere performances of a variety of musical works by student composers, which will include music for voices, various instruments and electronics. Admission is free, and this event is open to the public. Everyone in attendance will receive a free concert program. The Mostly Live Composers Society is a student chapter of the Society of Composers, Inc.

The University Theatre Department will perform “Rebel Voices”
at 8 p.m. Sept. 26-29 in the James G. Severns Theatre, located in Ophelia Parrish. Immediately following the opening night performance Sept. 26, Rob Urbinati, the playwright, will host a question and answer session in the theatre. A reception with refreshments will be offered in the Ophelia Parrish lobby. Tickets are available in the Ophelia Parrish Box Office, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Amber Johnson, professor and chair of anthropology, will give a short talk about the archaeology of Northeast Missouri
at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Ruth W. Towne Museum. The talk will focus on the basic pattern of culture change in this region and why it differs from surrounding regions. There will be a brief meeting for anyone interested in becoming a member of the newly founded Northeast Missouri chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society immediately following the talk.

Up Till Dawn: Survivor’s Journey, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Student Union Building Down Under.

The Service Board will host and informational meeting
at 5 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Student Union Building 3203. The Service Board is committed to civic engagement and global citizenship through service and funding the community service of individuals and student organizations. Those interested in applying to become a new member for the 2012-2013 academic year can locate an application online at or email their application to

The Truman Art Gallery will host a public reception for “Handed On: New Works by Kelsey Viola Wiskirchen”
at 6 p.m. Oct. 2. The event is free and open to the public.

Cookies and Cognitive Science takes place at 6 p.m., Oct. 3 in Violette Hall 1200. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an informational meeting on Truman’s new Cognitive Science minor. At the meeting participants can learn more about the cognitive science discipline, find out which classes count towards the minor, meet some of the faculty, staff and students involved with the minor and enjoy complimentary cookies.

A schedule of this week’s Truman Athletics events can be found here.
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