The Missouri Department of Transportation will host a listening session from 4-6 p.m. April 3 in the Student Union Building. Local officials, companies, organizations transportation experts and MoDOT engineers will discuss potential scenarios for Missouri’s transportation priorities over the next 20 years. Seating is limited so pre-registration is encouraged. Register by emailing or by visiting

The Faculty Forum will continue at 7 p.m. April 3 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room when professor emeritus Peter Goldman presents “Will lions survive longer in the wild or in my imagination?”

Starstruck, the TSODA spring dance recital, will take place at 7 p.m. April 5 and April 6 in Baldwin Auditorium.

The Multicultural Affairs Center is bringing the Global Poverty Project
to campus from 5:30-7 p.m. April 8 in Violette Hall 1000. This event will give students the opportunity to learn more about why extreme global poverty exists and give them the tools and resources to actually do something about it.

The Graduation Fair for May graduates
will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 9 and April 10 in the Student Union Building Activities Room.

Truman’s National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
will host a literacy night at the Adair County Public Library from 3:30-5:15 p.m. April 10 for students K-3rd grade. NSCS students will be dressed up like book characters and will help children explore new worlds by reading and helping them create a fun craft to take home.

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) will host its monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. April 16 at the University Club House, 516 E. Patterson. Contact Marc Becker at or call 660.785.6036 for more information.

Service Recognition Luncheon RSVPs
are due by April 17 to Human Resources. This annual event recognizes Truman employees celebrating an anniversary year of service. Tickets are $10. Individuals being recognized will receive a complimentary ticket.

Howard Wight Marshall, noted fiddler
and scholar of Missouri fiddle music, will perform from 5-7:30 p.m. April 17 in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. He will be joined by Truman student Richard Shewmaker. Marshall will also be signing copies of his book, “Play Me Something Quick and Devilish,” available for purchase at the Truman Bookstore. This event is sponsored by Folklore Studies and the Truman Bookstore.

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