Foal born at University Farm

April 17, 2016 Ingrid Roettgen

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There is a new resident at the Truman State Farm — a newborn foal named Theodore. Theodore was born at the University Farm as part of an agricultural science course in equine reproduction. Every spring, […]


Students sky watch at Arizona observatory

March 29, 2016 Ingrid Roettgen

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Physics professor Vayujeet Gokhale and three Truman State students spent their Midterm Break in Flagstaff, Arizona, researching astronomy and light pollution at the Lowell Observatory. Gokhale said he has gone on this trip for several […]


Processing Truman’s recycling

March 21, 2016 Ingrid Roettgen

Recycling on Truman’s campus is nothing new, but now Residence Life, Student Government and the Physical Plant are helping to make recycling at Truman accessible to everyone. These three groups are working together as well […]


Professor investigates light pollution on campus

February 26, 2016 Taylor Lay

Vayujeet Gokhale, physics and astronomy professor, received a $6,000 grant from the Missouri Space Grant Consortium to study the effects of light pollution in Kirksville this semester. With this grant he hopes to make the campus lighting more […]


Health sciences professor starts Fitbit research

February 21, 2016 Grace Bueckendorf

Brian Snyder, health and exercise science professor, and five students are conducting a semester-long study to test if the use of wearable technology can be linked to an increase in physical activity for college students. Technology can motivate people to increase their fitness according […]


Pascal the chameleon dies

December 5, 2015 Jonah McKeown

Pascal, Truman State Herpetarium‘s veiled chameleon, died Nov. 18 of old age. Courtney Rice, Truman State University Herpetarium Logistics Manager, says Pascal’s lifetime of about 8 years was typical for his species. She says the chameleon was donated […]