Following the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., several campus organizations will sponsor a mock town hall, a speaker and a sidewalk chalking event to facilitate discussion about Ferguson. The event Start a Movement: Ferguson Town […]
Faculty Senate has renewed last year’s ongoing debate about converting to a plus-minus grading system at Truman State. If implemented, this system would introduce additional grades like B+ and B– to the existing scale, for […]
The Women’s Resource Center will host its annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week September 22-25, and will feature several new events. Students will be able to attend evening seminars Monday through Thursday, in addition to the […]
Truman State’s aging campus infrastructure is threatening a major breakdown because of a lack of funding for construction. Building heating and cooling, as well as underground utilities such as plumbing and electricity, are due for […]
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited Truman State University September 18th to discuss the recent veto override sessions that allowed 2 million in funds to be released to the university. University President Troy Paino spoke to […]
Truman State’s music department is offering a songwriting course for the first time this fall. Charles Gran, music theory and composition professor, is the course instructor. Gran said there are three main components to the […]
Footage captured in the early morning hours in Kirksville shows some minor flooding around Truman’s campus and damages in the area caused by severe weather on September 9th through September 10th. Reported by Dan Stewart, […]
Dr. Teri Heckert, a Truman State University Psychology professor, gave 20 years of
service to the university and to the community before she passed away in February 2014.
To honor the contributions Dr. Heckert made throughout her years, Truman’s Office of
Advancement will hold a celebration and tree dedication on September 12th, which would
have been Dr. Heckert’s 46th birthday. […]
As you stroll across campus and through University buildings, you might notice some significant changes to the scenery. Several construction projects and renovations were completed during the summer. Centennial Hall renovation The north wing of […]
Although this weekend the multicultural affairs center says goodbye to one of its longest serving faculty member, it will be welcoming its newly appointed Assistant Dean. TMN reporter Amber Draper tells us more.
Truman State’s chapter of Amnesty International organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Michael Brown, shooting victim and Ferguson, Missouri, resident Aug. 25 at 8 p.m.
In addition to the vigil, the organization set up a table on The Quad from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the same day, and invited the Truman community to add their handprints to a banner that read “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot.” According to the Truman Amnesty International chapter’s Facebook page, these events invited members of the community to stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri.
Senior Natalia Albanese, president of Truman’s chapter, says the Truman branch aims to raise awareness for the violence and police brutality displayed in Ferguson. […]