Events and Activities

The A.T. Still Research Institute is looking for women, ages 18-50, with chronic low back pain and/or sacroiliac joint pain to participate in an ongoing study. This study aims to determine if women with low back pain perform common functional activities differently than those without chronic pain. This study has been under way since 2011 and is now in its final phase of data collection. Anyone interested in seeing if they qualify for the study can contact Emily Webb, research coordinator, at All research participants will be compensated $50 for their time.

Amnesty International’s first spring meeting
will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 4 in Magruder Hall 2076. For Questions, or to subscribe to weekly emails, contact or Natalia Albanese at

A physics colloquium event, “The End of Miniaturization: Electronic Nanostructures,” will take place at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Magruder Hall 1096. Craig Pryor, Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa, will discuss how realistic calculations of electronic nanostructures are done, and how the results point the way towards new electronic devices operating with single electrons.

The University Board of Governors will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 8 in the Student Union Building Conference Room.

Healthcare Exchange Enrollment will be available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 10 in Violette Hall 1232. This is the final chance for individuals to get help signing up for healthcare through the Affordable Care Act.

The APO Blood Drive will take place 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Feb. 11-12 in the Student Union Building Georgian Rooms.

The Spring 2014 edition of the Mostly Live Composers Society Concert Showcase
will take place at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall. Come and experience live performances of newly-composed music for various instrumental and vocal combinations—along with a possible surprise or two. The 50-minute concert is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

A stress management workshop
will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 11 in Violette Hall 1144.

The Global Issues Colloquium presents “War: What’s It Good For? Absolutely Something” at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in Magruder Hall 2001. Michael Rudy, assistant professor of political science, will present a quantitative database that documents more than 700 cases of violent force used from 1970-2000.

Rock the Town Red Day will be Feb. 14. Community members are encouraged to wear red to raise heart health awareness. Sponsored by NEMO Heart Health and HLTH 440.

The Vagina Monologues
will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15 in Baldwin Auditorium. Presented by the Women’s Resource Center.

Piano Festival Guest Artist, Dr. Brian Hsu will perform a recital
at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.

The Truman Theatre Department presents “Twelfth Night”
at 8 p.m. Feb. 19-22 in the James G. Severns Theatre in Ophelia Parrish. Tickets will be sold at the Theatre Box Office in the Ophelia Parrish lobby beginning one week before the show. Admission cost is $3.

The Tunnel of Oppression: Uproot Oppression will take place from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 20-22 in the Student Union Building Down Under. Sponsored by Residence Life.

The 4th Annual Kansas-Missouri Renaissance Symposium will run from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 24 in Ophelia Parrish 2210. It will feature talks about exciting new research by four leading specialists on Italian Renaissance art, architecture and visual culture.

A guest recital
will take place at 8 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall, featuring Daniel Sheridan, clarinet, Wobin Park, piano, and David Leung, viola.
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