History Blog

  • US State Department Contest

    October 28, 2016

    Wonk Tank 2.0 After the success of last year’s competition, Wonk Tank is back! The U.S. Department of State is calling on university students across the United States to showcase their potential to be America’s next great “policy wonk.” We recognize the growing role young people are playing in shaping the global agenda and want […]

  • Annual Plastic Pumpkin Klassic

    October 18, 2016

    The 6th Annual Plastic Pumpkin Klassic will be held 22 October from 1pm-3pm at Rotary Park (checkin is at the Amphitheater). It is a Disc Golf Tournament and proceeds go to improvements and upkeep of the FLATS trail. It is a partner event (you may register with a partner or be paired at the event). […]

  • International Development: Is There Hope?

    October 17, 2016

    Dr. Geoffrey Bergen, an Independent Consultant for USAID and World Bank and former Manager of World Bank Country Operations, will speak at the next Global Issues Colloquium on Thursday, 20 October 2016, 7pm in MG2001. He will discuss the complex realities of international development in actual practice. Based on his experience with the World Bank and […]

  • Interested in a Foreign Service Career?

    October 7, 2016

    Interested in learning about Foreign Service careers with the State Department? On Monday, October 17, 2016, in SUB 3000 at 6-7 p.m. the Career Center is bringing you opportunity to hear and ask questions you have about what it takes to be successful. Nickolas Katsakis is a veteran diplomat with 13 years’ experience representing the […]

  • Panel on Graduate Education

    September 30, 2016

    Did you know Truman offers EIGHT different graduate programs? On Wednesday, October 5th in VH 1000 at 3:30PM, each of the graduate programs will be represented at the Panel on Graduate Education made of current students, faculty and staff will discuss applying to graduate programs and the general grad school life experience. Currently, we offer […]

  • Graduate School Applications Workshop

    September 23, 2016

    McClain Hall 210 29 September 2016 4pm For many, the thought of applying to graduate school is both an exciting and overwhelming process filled with questions and anxieties. How do you choose the right program? Should you do a Masters or PhD program? What are graduate programs looking for in potential candidates? New faculty member […]

  • Study Abroad Fair

    12-4 p.m. Oct. 11 Student Union Building Georgian Room Students can talk with program sponsors, advisors and students who have previously studied abroad. Advisors can help students find out which program is best suited for their goals.

  • Historical Society Meeting

    September 21, 2016

    Truman’s Historical Society will meet Thursday, 22 September in Violette Hall 1408. On the agenda is the 4-credit-hour course History major proposal. If you have questions about how this proposed revision will (or will not) affect you plan to attend. All are welcome.

  • Global Issues Colloquium Sponsors Presentations

    September 6, 2016

    This fall, the Global Issues Colloquium will feature five events to help raise campus awareness of current international issues. The first event of the colloquium, “Transnational Latin American Revolutionary Solidarity with the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in the 1950s and Beyond,” will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in Magruder Hall 2001. This presentation […]

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