An enrollment session for Truman’s cultural and religious study abroad course “East Meets West,” will take place at 6 p.m. Jan. 15 in McClain Hall 209. For more information, contact Mark Appold, associate professor of philosophy and religion, at

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the University Club House, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 660.785.6036 for more information.

Jan. 18 is the last day to add a Spring 2013 full or first block class
. It is also the last day to drop a full or first block class for free and the last day to sign up to audit a class or take one for credit/no credit.

Parabole, a one-act drama about the religious story of God and humanity
, will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 and 19 as well as 2 p.m. Jan. 20. Music, art and mime come together for this second annual performance, sponsored by IPAC and FAC. All performances take place in the Student Union Building Down Under.

The Wind Symphony concert will take place at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Roe at 40, a panel discussion sponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies Committee
, will take place at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in Baldwin Hall 231. Panelists include Bertha Thomas, Amanda Shetler, Jerry Hirsch, Paul Parker, Melissa Holcomb and Julia Judlin. Each panelist will speak for a few minutes and then the floor will be open to questions and comments.

The Physics Colloquium
will continue at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 23 in Magruder Hall 1096. Paul Rulis from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City will present “Neural Networks vs. Self-Consistent Field Equations In Ab Initio Simulations.”

A public reception for faculty exhibitions in the Art Gallery
will take place at 6 p.m. Jan. 24 in Ophelia Parrish. Works by Aaron Fine, professor of art, Priya Kambli, professor of art, and Jamie Bates, lecturer in art, will be on display in the main gallery.

Phi Mu Alpha will present “A Pops Musicale” at 2 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Residence Life will host an On-Campus Apartment Open House Jan. 30. A sample of all three apartment buildings on campus will be available for viewing. For more information, contact the Residence Life Office at 660.785.4227.

The Activities Fair will begin at 1 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Student Union Building. Organizations will be available to distribute their information to perspective members and inspire campus involvement of individuals within these organizations in order to provide a well-rounded Truman experience.

The Women’s and Gender Studies Conference will take place from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. For more information, visit

The University Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

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

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