Monthly Archives: September 2013

Students Travel ‘Across Vietnam’

 What better way to end the month of September than with a wonderful interactive display of Vietnamese traditions, cuisine, and culture? Truman State University’s Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) recently held their first ever cultural event, “Across Vietnam.” VSA was officially chartered last spring, and since then, this student organization has brought much attention, attraction, and… Read More

School Hosts 7th Annual Bridge Ceremony

On September 16, 2013, the School of Business held the 7th annual School of Business Bridge Ceremony.  The Ceremony welcomes accounting and business administration majors into the upper-level School of Business courses. Stacey George, a 2000 alumna and Senior Counsel with Wells Fargo & Co., spoke to the students about 21st century skills.  She highlighted […] Read More

Truman’s Ranked 3rd in 2013 Master’s University Rankings

Recently, Washington Monthly released their 2013 Master’s University rankings. One hundred public and private universities made the list based on three categories: research, social mobility, and service. Truman State University was the only Missouri school listed in the top sixty-five and ranked third overall. This is the third year in a row Truman has  ranked within the […] Read More

Kirksville Java Users Group

The September KJUG meeting is this Wednesday, 25 September from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the Violette Hall Nerdery. The topic is “Writing Android Apps from Scratch”. Our special guest speaker will be Truman grad Chris Zempel, who is writing an Android app for the St. Louis Metrolink. Read More

Physics Colloquium Wednesday, October 2, MG 1000, 16:30

Theoretical and computational modeling of biomolecular and multi-cellular systems Ioan Kosztin Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri—Columbia The quantitative description and understanding of the functioning of biological systems is extremely challenging due to their complexity and the wide range of relevant length and time scales involved. This talk will present two examples of […] Read More

Science and Mathematics Distinguished Speaker

The School of Science and Mathematics welcomes science journalist Chris Mooney presenting as part of the Science and Mathematics Distinguished Speaker Series on September 24 at 7:30pm in Baldwin Little Theater (BH 176). Mooney will lecture on The Psychology Behind The War on Environmental Science. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read More

TWiCS Meeting

TWiCS will hold its regular weekly meeting Tuesday September 17th at 5:00 pm in VH1332. On the agenda are T-shirt designs, website updates, and the MINKC Women in Computer Science conference in October.
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McNair Scholars Present Research

Seniors Megan Hohenstein and Analia Albuja presented research at the 21st Annual McNair Presentation on September 9, 2013. Megan presented “Working Memory, Metacognition, and the Impact of Personal Electronic Devices in the Classroom” and Analia presented “Machismo and Marianismo Revisted: Language, Acculturation, and Gender Role Perceptions Among Latinos”.  Psychology faculty whom served as mentors for […] Read More

Fall 2013 Semester is Underway!

The beginning of fall brings new faces to the chemistry department!  We welcome the 75 new Truman students who have declared Chemistry as a major!  We hope you find your experience in the chemistry program both rewarding and challenging and look forward to getting to know you! We also welcome two new faculty members.  Dr. […] Read More

Poetry Reading from Naming the Dead by Robert Collins

On Thursday evening, September 19th, Robert Collins, Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and long time editor of the Birmingham Poetry Review, will be reading and giving a book signing from his most recent book of poems, Naming the Dead, in Georgian Room A of the SUB.   Dr. Collins will also […] Read More