Monthly Archives: April 2014

“What I wish I would have known when I graduated from Truman”

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss. You did it. You made it through college, got your degree… but now what? You’re probably getting an earful of advice from your family, professors, and friends, but who knows your situation […] Read More

Book Launch for Allison Cundiff and Steve Schreiner

IN SHORT: A MEMORY OF THE OTHER ON A GOOD DAY.  Allison is a Truman alum; Steven teaches creative writing at UMSL.  The launch is at the Wooden Nickle this Saturday, starting at 5:30:  http://www.goldenantelope.com/index.php/news/15-launch-party-in-short-a-memory-of-the-other-on-a-good-day. Read More

Why YOU Should Join an Alumni Chapter

Why YOU Should Join an Alumni Chapter According to Truman Young Alumni Graduation is just around the corner meaning the pool of Truman alumni is once again growing. That’s right, in a matter of days you will become part of the best (well, at least in our opinion but we might be a little biased) […] Read More

Music Student to Present at MACRO Conference

Chloe Bertschi, graduate music theory student, has been accepted to give a 30-minute presentation on her paper “The Three Personnages of Messiaen’s Instants Défunts” at this year’s MACRO conference, a national conference that will take place from June 27-28 in Madison, Wis.  MACRO, the Macro Analysis Creative Research Organization, is an organization whose primary goal […] Read More

Graduate Clarinet Student Receives Award

Luis Viquez, Master of Arts in Music student, has been named a recipient of the 2014 Robert Fountain Memorial Award from the Macro Analysis Creative Research Organization.  The $1000 honorarium is presented by MACRO to an outstanding music major in the area of performance, in memory of the University of Wisconsin’s Dr. Robert Fountain, an […] Read More

Upcoming German Events

April 23rd, 7 p.m , BH 217: Informational meeting about our Faculty-led Study Abroad program to Düsseldorf, Germany, for Truman credit. No prior knowledge of German required. April 28th, 7 p.m, BH 228: German film night, about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a famous resistance fighter during the second world war (German Culture, in English). May 1st, 7 […] Read More

Physics Colloquium Wednesday, April 23, MG 1096, 16:30

What does a Medical Physicist do? R. Alfredo C. Siochi Radiation Oncology Department University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Medical physics is a challenging field that embraces a broad range of disciplines. Medical physicists in radiation therapy have invented equipment, calibrated equipment, written software, created algorithms, designed and/or repaired hardware, diagnosed equipment problems, analyzed clinical […] Read More

Class trip to Truman Home

On April 12, 1945, Harry S. Truman became president of the United States following the death of his predecessor, Franklin Roosevelt.  On the 69th anniversary of that event, the weekend of April 12, 2014, students from Truman State University toured sites related to Truman in the greater Kansas City area. The students were members of […] Read More

E-Team Succeeds at Hunt Regionals/Zones

Members of the Truman State Equestrian Team traveled to Wisconsin for IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) Hunt Regionals and Zones last weekend. Regionals took place on Saturday, April 12 and Zones was held the following day, Sunday, April 13. Though the team had to endure the rain, the girls were able to support one another […] Read More