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|Career Center Announces New #HireTruman Job Board
The Career Center has created a new online resource to help students find a great job. #HireTruman is a job board that allows students to: maintain an online personal calendar; manage multiple resumes, cover letters and other employment related documents; search for and apply for job opportunities alone; schedule on-campus interviews; view and register for career events; and much more.
|Presidential Museum and Library Offers Summer Internships
The Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library provides an opportunity for students to gain experience at the Truman Library in Independence, Mo. Students can earn between five and eight hours of credit. This is an eight-week, 40-hour-a-week internship, coinciding with the University’s eight-week summer session. All Truman juniors and seniors who meet University guidelines for an internship are eligible to participate
|Truman Nationally Recognized As School With Smartest Students
The Business Insider recently listed Truman at No. 13 on its list of “The 20 Public Colleges with the Smartest Students.” The list was compiled using data from Niche’s college rankings of “Smartest Girls” and “Smartest Guys.”
|Truman's Roghair Named GLVC Swimmer of the Week
Freshman Jasmine Roghair has been named the PNC Great Lakes Valley Conference Athlete of the Week in women's swimming and diving.
|Call for Abstracts for the Student Research Conference
Truman will host its annual Student Research Conference April 14. The conference is a University-wide celebration of student research, scholarship and creative achievements. Both undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts.
|University Publication Highlights Local Endeavors
Since 2012, “Harry” has featured academic pursuits and innovative endeavors on Truman’s campus. Titled in honor of the University’s namesake, this publication serves as the final product of the Communication Department’s news and reporting and feature writing courses. The content is created entirely by undergraduate Truman students under the mentorship of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and professor of communication, Marilyn Yaquinto.
|MAC to Host Tracking Crises in the Middle East: Is Peace Possible?
Nine students from the 2014 Middle East trip will present a brief, tighly focused account of an area researched and explored, including accounts of checkpoints, health care, media coverage, attitudes towards U.S. aid and more. The students will also take questions from the audience.
|Poetry Reading and Multi-Media Presentations
A poetry reading and multi-media presentation by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, 2009-2013 Poet Laureate of Kansas, and Stephen Locke, photographer and professional storm chaser.
|Prospective Philosophy and Religion Major Forum
“What good is a degree in Philosophy and Religion?”
Find out why PHRE is one of the most valuable majors on the market today!
|Opportunity for Summer Research at Harvard
Harvard University has been named one of 10 U.S. institutions that will be offering a 10-week Amgen Scholars Program in the summer of 2015. This new Harvard program, with an emphasis on biotechnology research, will afford a diverse cohort of rising undergraduate juniors and seniors the opportunity to work in laboratories of faculty across the Harvard universe, including the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Division of Medical Sciences at Harvard Medical School
|VIDEO: Ag Science Student Conducts Trailblazing Research
A Truman student's research on horse temperament could pave the way for a more standard and objective way of measuring the personality of a horse — useful for horse buyers, sellers and breeders.
|Truman Prepares for Higher Learning Commission
Truman State University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit March 3, 2015, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.
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