Monthly Archives: January 2014

HES Students Participate in International Service Learning Experience in Belize

Nicole Panis (Health Science) and Emma Phelps (Exercise Science) spent nine days in Belize with Truman’s AMSA during winter break (December 15-23, 2014) for an International Service Learning experience.  While there, the students worked in a clinic pharmacy and assisted patients.    Nicole stated “the students worked a total of around 56 clinic hours that included […] Read More

Recent Faculty Achievements

Dr. Warren Gooch, professor of music, had an original musical composition selected for performance during the 2014 Region V conference of the Society of Composers, Inc., at Western Michigan University. “Cellgames 2.0” will be performed by the Western Michigan University Wind Symphony under the direction of professor Scott Boerma, March 28. The piece was among […] Read More

Global Issues Colloquium: Student Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Date/time for the colloquium: Thursday, January 30, 7 PM, MG 2001 As one of the longest ongoing international conflicts in the world, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has generated international controversy and global dissension.  Six students will present on this issue and share their perspectives based on their research and personal experiences traveling this past summer through […] Read More

Physics Colloquium Wednesday, February 12, MG 1096, 16:30

The End of Miniaturization: Electronic Nanostructures Craig Pryor Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa Modern semiconductor technology allows one to confine and manipulate electrons in structures that are only tens of nanometers in size. From lasers to quantum computers, understanding the theoretical details of electron confinement in nanostructures helps optimize existing devices and […] Read More

Top 10 Best Value Public Colleges in the Nation

In the latest Princeton Review book, “The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In,” Truman State University is recognized as the ninth best value public college in the nation. “Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., a newcomer to the top 10 public universities, boasted the lowest tuition for … Read More

American Shakespeare Company Workshops

“When You Do Dance” —An ASC Approach to Dance and Choreography  Monday, Feb. 10, 12:30 p.m., OP 310.  Contact David Goyette. Shakespeare’s use of dance in plays such as Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, and Midsummer Night’s Dream shows that he possessed an intimacy with the specific requirements of each step and gesture in specific […] Read More

Auditions for NEXT TO NORMAL

WHEN:   SATURDAY, February 8 at 1 p.m. (callbacks on Sun. 2/9 at 1) WHERE:  the Severns Theatre WHAT: prepare a monologue no longer than one minute and 16 bars (measures) or so of a song of your choosing.   Suggested selections will be posted ASAP: 1) on Theatre’s Facebook page, 2) on our Truman site’s blog, […] Read More

Upcoming Guest Percussion Artist

The Truman Department of Music welcomes internationally renowned percussion artist Pius Cheung to campus for a feature solo performance at 8 p.m. Jan. 29 in Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.  Dubbed a “neo-Romantic marimba virtuoso,” Cheung is widely known as a master soloist on his unusual instrument. His recordings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations were featured in […] Read More

Actuarial Science News:

Congratulations to Jancee Jarman, Kyle Carmody, Brad Gerling, Molly Dieckman & Eric Volstromer for recently passing Actuarial Exam 1/P. Congratulations to Waymond Johnson for accepting a position as an Actuary and to Jancee Jarman for accepting a s… Read More