Presidential Debate Watch Parties will be hosted Oct. 22 in the Student Union Building.

The Candidates Forum will take place at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at the El Kadir Shrine Club. Sponsored by the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce.

The 2012 New Music Festival
will offer the public a chance to hear original musical compositions at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The festival will feature two concerts. Both concerts will include performances of new works by award-winning guest composer Steven Snowden, Truman composers and other contemporary composers.

The Service Board
will host funding informational meetings at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and Oct. 24 in Violette Hall 1416. Applications can be found online at Hard copy applications are to be submitted by 5 p.m. Nov. 12 to the Service Board mailbox in the Student Involvement Complex. For additional questions, email

A new group for students with disabilities will host its first meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Student Health Center.

The combined Student Health and Counseling centers will host an open house
from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Oct. 26 in the McKinney Building. Staff will be available to answer any questions regarding these support services. Refreshments will be served.

Brian “Fox” Ellis will be the featured speaker in the Biology Seminar Series
at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in Magruder Hall 2001. Ellis will portray Charles Darwin and his story of the Voyage of the Beagle.

The third annual Community Partner Luncheon will take place at 12 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms B and C.

“OFF the Record, An Exchange of Cultural and Educational Perspectives of African and American Studies,”
will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 31 in the Student Union Building Georgian Room C. This event is sponsored by the African Students’ Association.

The deadline for a $2,000 scholarship to the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand is Nov. 1. The scholarship is for Spring 2013. For more information, call 406.994.7044 or email

The A.T. Still Research Institute is accepting applications for the Summer Research Experience. The undergraduate application deadline is Nov. 1. For more information, visit

McNair Program applications are due Nov. 1. To view eligibility requirements and access the application, go to

The Pre-Law Club will host an event with The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 (location TBD). Ellen Suni, dean of the UMKC School of Law, along with several faculty members and admissions counselors, will speak to students that may be interested in law school. Application fee waivers will be available at the meeting. Refreshments will be provided.

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