Monthly Archives: October 2013

Zurich & Actuarial Science

The Actuarial profession is consistently ranked as a top-rated job (http://www.beanactuary.com/about/best_job.cfm).  Most practicing actuaries today have a degree in Math, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Finance or Economics.  The Actuarial Science Minor consists of the coursework needed to pursue this profession. Presented by Bryan Hartwig Zurich Thursday, November 7, 3:30   VH 1010 Bryan Hartwig (Truman […] Read More

Summer Internship in Independence MO

Announcing an Internship Available for Truman Students for Summer 2014 Summer Internship at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library in Independence, Missouri  Who is eligible?  All Truman juniors and seniors who meet university guidelines for an internship Hours earned?  Between five and eight credit hours (This is an eight week, 40-hour-a-week internship, coinciding […] Read More

Sisters Grimm Sigma Alpha Style

This past weekend the ladies of Sigma Alpha kicked of the Halloween festivities with their annual Haunted Corn Maze. The theme of this year’s maze was Sisters Grimm, a spin off book series of the classic Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales. Thursday night, the ladies bundled up against the promise of chilly temperatures and ventured out […] Read More

Joe Benevento Reading of new novel

On Wednesday, November 13th, at 7:30 PM in the Alumni Room of the SUB, Joe Benevento, Professor of English, will be giving a reading from his ninth published book, his new novel, The Monsignor’s Wife.  This literary mystery novel has been proclaimed a “great debut” by Hammett Award winner Carol Goodman, and is among the […] Read More

Communication professors present paper at national media conference

Professor Don Krause and Dr. Mark Smith shared the findings of a critical media study with members of the College Media Association in late October.  The two communication faculty co-authored a study of how police used Twitter in the aftermath of the bombings at the annual Boston Marathon in 2013.  The study closely examined how Boston Police tweets gradually […] Read More

Truman speech and debate takes second place at UCM competition

Truman State University’s speech and debate team travelled to the University of Central Missouri to compete in their second tournament of the season. A “swing” tournament, the weekend contained two tournaments, one held on Saturday and the other on Sunday, with overall awards for both tournaments distributed at the end. The debate team, placing second […] Read More

Truman Celebrates Nepalese Dashain

The month of Kartik, late September and early October, signals the longest and most festive event of the Nepalese annual calendar, Dashain! It is the celebration of good over evil that surrounds the story of a goddess from the kingdom of Nepal who destroyed an evil demon named Mahishasura. Just as it is celebrated by… Read More

Racism Workshop

The members of the Hispanic American Leadership Organizaton invite you to participate in a racism workshop led by members of a Mexican-American band from Los Angeles, “Las Cafeteras.” Enjoy their thought-provoking comments, and help us battle racism in our communities. This event will take place on November 3, 2013 in MG 2001 from 2PM-4PM. Also […] Read More