Monthly Archives: February 2014

Career Week activities at Truman

The Career Center is hosting the Truman State University Spring Career Week, with events starting on Monday, March 3rd and continuing through Thursday, March 6th. There is truly something for all majors, at all stages in their preparation for life after Truman. For a schedule of events, click this link: http://career.truman.edu/careerweek/schedule.asp The Career & Grad […] Read More

Student Research Conference abstracts deadline soon

Call for Abstracts 2014 Student Research Conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Abstracts due: Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 11:59 PM http://src.truman.edu On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, Truman State University will hold its 27th annual Student Research Conference. The Conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship, and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students are […] Read More

Winter Woes at the University Farm

The cold weather has our Ag Department moving a little slow this month, but that doesn’t mean things aren’t happening at the University Farm. Our Farm Manager, Bill Kuntz, has had his hands full this winter with wrangling busted pipes, which has meant lots of holes being dug and shovels needing to be de-mudded. Here, […] Read More

Actuarial Science and Buck Consultants

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 Graham Royer & Chandra Miller Buck Consultants Thursday, March 6, 3:30 VH 1000 […] Read More

Juror to Speak Tonight

Tommy Franks will be giving a talk about his ceramic work later today (Tuesday, February 25) in OP 2210 at 6:00 p.m. Franks is on campus to jury works for the Student Art Exhibition and also to set up an exhibition of his own work which will be featured in the University Art Gallery starting next week. As always, this Gallery event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you there! Read More

Guest Artists to Perform Piano Duet

Dr. Paola Savvidou and Dr. Jonathan Kuuskoski, music faculty members at the University of Missouri, will perform together as New Muse Piano Duo in a concert entitled “De-Construction.”  The free concert will begin at 2 p.m. March 1 in the Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall.  New Muse Piano Duo, an ensemble dedicated to commissioning and performing […] Read More

Truman’s Environmental Studies (ENVS) Conference

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION Truman’s Environmental Studies (ENVS) Conference April 5, 2014   Humanity’s relationship with our environment is a complex, multilayered, and constant one that permeates many disciplines. The field of environmental studies comprises many lenses through which we can view the environment. We invite abstracts for contributions addressing the relationship between humans and their […] Read More

Physics Colloquium Wednesday, March 5, MG 1096, 16:30

Applied Physics: Systems Engineering for Physics Majors Ken Myers Raytheon (Truman alum) A degree in physics isn’t just for teaching or research. Physics majors gain technical, problem solving, and communication skills that make them valuable to industry. Systems Engineering is an ideal career path for people with this background. I will be presenting a brief […] Read More

Women’s History Month: A Look at Latinas in America

Join Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, for a screening of the award winning film Frida, detailing the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. The movie will be Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. in VH 1000. Before the screening, Sigma Delta Pi members will offer a presentation on Kahlo’s art through […] Read More

Networking 101: Perfecting Your Resume

Thank you to everyone who attended the St. Louis Alumni Chapter’s “Bulldogs Getting the Job” networking event! Networking isn’t just exchanging business cards, it’s growing in popularity and it is a skill more than anything. Going to a networking event sometime soon? You’re basically headed into an informal interview. How can you stand out while […] Read More