Monthly Archives: November 2013

African Festival of Food

On November 10th, the African Students’ Association (ASA) presented delicacies from more than 10 different African countries at “Food Fest”. This event kicked-off International Education Week 2013, with more than 200 people in attendance. ASA president, Babanifemi Adio, a senior from Nigeria, spoke fondly of his time at Truman, “All these ASA events are ways… Read More

New Members of Cultural & Societal Honors Society

Certificates will be presented to new members of the Cultural & Societal Honors Society this month. Founded three years ago the name was chosen to represent what anthropologists and sociologists strive to achieve in the work that they do.  The goal is to attain a deeper understanding of cultures, societies, and peoples on both a […] Read More

Victimology Students Present Projects

Victimology course student, Megan Vincent, demonstrates a safety technique she and others learned in a sexual assault awareness program as part of her class group project presentation. Pictured are group members Collin Bueckendorf, Nasra Aaden and Chad… Read More

International Education Week 2013

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn,… Read More

Capstone Presentations

The fall computer science capstone presentations will be held Thursday, 21 November, 2:30 – 5:00 pm, in VH 1212. The presentations are open to the public and all are invited to attend. The speakers include: Dominic Fitzgerald William Alan Henson Steven Goldberg Anthony Blount Prasang Chhetri Zach Schwartz Sean Yoakum Saroj Maharjan Molly Wingert Bennett […] Read More

Monsanto Director speaks about our growing world

Stephanie Regagnon, Director of Sustainable Agriculture Portfolio for Monsanto, visited Truman Monday to give a presentation titled, “How can we feed 10 billion people withing the boundaries of our planet?” In her presentation, Ms. Regagnon explained how the population and income of the world’s people are expanding, but our natural resources that we rely on […] Read More

Classics Alive & Kicking: Plautus’ Haunted House

Classics Alive & Kicking: Plautus’ Haunted House on Monday, December 2, 7:00 pm in BH 228. Come and watch a reading performance of Plautus’ Mostellaria (The Haunted House) in Latin (with English summaries). Sponsored by the LATN 355 Readings in Latin Drama class and classics faculty. Read More

MAA Texas Hold ‘Em Results

It was ladies’ night at this semester’s MAA Texas Hold ‘Em tournament.  Junior business major Anna Price (center) was the overall winner of the tournament held last Friday night.  Freshman math major Katharine Siemer (right) placed second and senior math major Abby Faron (left) took third place.  Thanks to all who came out to play! Read More