Monthly Archives: May 2014

Senior Sociology Majors Present Research

Elizabeth Ward, Sarah Westfall, and Emma Shirey, senior Sociology majors, presented research projects at the Undergraduate Poster Session at the Midwest Sociological Society annual meeting in Omaha, Neb., April 4. All three students completed their research as part of the two-course methods sequence in Sociology/Anthropology, SOAN 380-Research Design and SOAN 381-Data Analysis. Ward presented “Do … Read More

Congratulations, Dr. Cloud!

Heartiest congratulations to alumna Jasmine (Fry) Cloud (Art History) who let us know that she recently received her PhD in the History of Art from Temple University! More information on Dr. Cloud’s recent work available here and here, and notice of her dissertation defense here. Congratulations, Dr. Cloud! If you are an alum and have news to share with us, we’d love to hear from you! Please write to us at art@truman.edu. Read More

Prof. Wilbur in Ceramics Show

Congratulations to Prof. Wynne Wilbur (Studio: Ceramics) who had her majolica work selected for exhibition in a show entitled ” Material Attraction: Diverse Reactions V” at the Jacoby Arts Center in Alton, Illnois! Read More

Art Department alumna Lori Nix receives prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

The Art Department is very pleased and proud to announce that alumna Lori Nix (Art History and Studio Art) just been named a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in the Creative Arts (Photography)! The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation was founded by US Senator Simon Guggenheim and his wife as a memorial to a son who died in 1922. As the Foundation website states, “….[it] offers Fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible… Read More

David Hutchinson

Dr. Sylvia Macauley presents David Hutchinson with the award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student in History, May 9, 2014.
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Agriculture department recognizes Honors recipients

Five Agricultural Science majors who will be graduating in May have earned departmental honors.  Departmental honors in Agricultural Science requires that the student earn a 3.50 cumulative GPA, score at or above the 75th percentile on their nationally-normed senior test, and complete a mentored research project or approved internship with presentation of results at an […] Read More