Monthly Archives: March 2014

Physics Colloquium Wednesday, April 2, MG 1096, 16:30

From Pulsed Power to New Materials: A Multidisciplinary approach to Engineering and Science Randy Curry Center for Physical and Power Electronics, University of Missouri-Columbia The University of Missouri-Columbia instituted a new Center for Physical and Power Electronics in 2007. The Center is a multidisciplinary center that develops and investigates new technologies related to high voltage […] Read More

National Agriculture Week Wrap-Up

National Agriculture Week 2014 activities have come to a close on the Truman State University Campus. Thursday, March 27 students and faculty participated in Ag Trivia Night in MG 1098. The winning team was comprised of seniors Cheyenne Dunham (Agricultural Business) and Andrew Greenwell (Agricultural Science major), junior Mary Perry (Agricultural Business major) and freshmen […] Read More

Snapshots From National Ag Week Petting Zoo

Junior, agricultural business major Thomas Hazen holds a lamb while two girls pet the animal. Three bottle lambs were brought to campus as a part of the National Agriculture Week petting zoo on Wednesday, March 26.
Dr. Michael Seipel, professor and Agr… Read More

National Ag Week in Full Swing

National Agriculture Week is full swing. Students and faculty have been participating in events, with a large turn-out for last night’s (Tuesday, March 25) guest speaker. Kevin Murphy, owner of Food Chain Communications, spoke to the audience about the “Food Morality Movement”, touching on points such as organizations use of religion, morals and ethics to […] Read More

Is a 21st-century Federal Writers’ Project Possible?”

The Truman Faculty Forum presents: Dr. Jerrold Hirsch, History “FWP 2.0: Is a 21st-century Federal Writers’ Project Possible?” Wednesday, April 2, Baldwin 156 at 7p.m. Dr. Hirsch will explore the renewed interest in the New Deal’s Federal Writers’ Project since the economic implosion that began at the end of 2008. This renewed interest reflects seemingly […] Read More

Students, Faculty, and Alumni at National Ceramics Conference

Current and former Truman students meet up at NCECA (the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) in Milwaukee March 19-21. Pictured are Kyle Pappalardo, Ali Goeckner, Emily (Dahmer) Nickel (Studio Art, 2008), Andrea Bright, Prof. Wynne Wilbur, Andrea Linskey, Leah Bowring (Studio Art, 2010), and Alex Thierry (Studio Art, 2010). Read More

Alumnus Returns for a Guest Recital

Dr. Scott Piper, an alumnus and renowned tenor, will return to Truman March 29 to posthumously honor a former professor whom he greatly admired. Years ago on the Truman campus, a special friendship developed between English professor and poet Jim Thomas and a young Piper, who is the son of faculty members Fontaine Piper and […] Read More

Sigma Delta Pi annual Poetry Slam!

Join us for Sigma Delta Pi’s annual event featuring readings of original Spanish poems, Spanish poetry in general, and Spanish karaoke. We will be having prizes for each category and maybe more. Light refreshments will be available. Admission is $1. Read More

Women’s History Month events by Sigma Delta Pi

CHICANA & A CRUSHING LOVE: CHICANAS, MOHERHOOD AND ACTIVISM 2:00pm – Saturday, March 29 – VH 1000 Screening of Sylvia Morales’s documentaries that focus on the Chicana experience and history Discussion following the documentaries Clip from A Crushing Love: http://www.wmm.com/advscripts/wmmvideo.aspx?pid=78 DISCUSSION PANEL on LATIN AMERICAN WOMEN AND US LATINAS 2:00pm – Sunday, March 30 – […] Read More