Events and Activities

A World Language Conservation Luncheon will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 18 in Ryle Hall Room 1302B. John Smelcer will be speaking about how he is one of the last speakers of the Ahtna Athabaskan language, and what he is doing to conserve the language. Limited seats are available. RSVP to

There will be a Coffee with the President from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in Barnett Hall 1218.

The Brass Choir Fall Concert will start at 8 p.m. Nov. 18 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The live performance will feature student soloists.

Experience the Middle East information sessions will be at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in McClain Hall 209 and 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in McClain Hall 212. For more information on the program, email

The Muslim Students Association is hosting a Taste of Islam dinner from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms B and C. Discussion will include empowerment of women in Islam. In addition to a presentation, there will be a meal and performance by Muslim actress Rohina Malik. Sponsored by the FAC.

The International Club is sponsoring the Heifer International Fashion Show from 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Student Union Building Activities Room. The event will showcase diverse traditional wear from around the world. Tickets will be sold around campus the week before and at the door for $3. All proceeds will go to Heifer International.

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein, a production by the new theatre majors seminar class, will take place at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Severns Theatre. There is mature subject matter throughout the performance and is not suitable for children. Admission is free, and tickets can be reserved in the theatre box office in the lobby of Ophelia Parrish or at 660.785.4515.

A lecture recital featuring Chinese traditional music and song will be at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. The performer, Wang Jinfeng, is a scholar in residence and a music professor from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

Elyse Brisko from Moosylvania, an advertising agency in St. Louis, will give a presentation from 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 21 in Baldwin Hall 176. Brisko is a senior art director and will speak on topics including Moosylvania, working in a competitive ad agency, personal and client brand, what they look for in college graduates, internship programs and more. This presentation is geared toward students with an interest in marketing, communication, advertising, visual communication and business.

The Global Issues Colloquium will continue from 7-8:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in Magruder Hall 2001. Elaine McDuff, professor of sociology and chair of the Department of Society and Environment, will present “Women’s Voices from the Zimbabwean Diaspora.”

The Stargazers Astronomy Club will host an open house from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Observatory at the University Farm.

The University Chorus will have their fall choral concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Grants-In-Aid-of-Scholarship and Research (GIASR) applications are due to the Office of Student Research by 11:59 p.m. Nov. 22. Applications can be found at

Members of the senior nursing class will host a World AIDS Day Memorial Service from 7-7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Eternal Flame in front of Kirk Memorial Building. For more information, email

The University Concert Band will perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 4 in Baldwin Auditorium.

The One-Act Play Festival will be at 8 p.m. Dec. 5-7 in the Black Box Theatre. The show will consist of student directed one-act plays. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Tickets can be reserved at the theatre box office of Ophelia Parrish.

Two summer internships are available at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library. Applications are due Dec. 6. For more information, contact Jeff Gall at 660.785.7747.

The University Steel Band “Truman Steel” will perform their holiday concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

Alpha Sigma Gamma will be hosting their annual Holiday Market Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Student Union Building Hub. Craft vendors from across the state will be selling holiday goods and Truman students will provide live music. The event will benefit Victim Support Services.

The 57th Annual Finals Scream will be from 10 p.m.-12 a.m. Dec. 8 in the Student Union Building. Students will meet up to let out screams in between preparing for finals. There will be games, relaxation techniques, crafting activities, food and giveaways for different types of screams.
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