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Whatever The Weather

Season Style Guide Here in Missouri, we have all four seasons. You’ll want to prepare for the significant differences with each changing season, so here is a list of the right things for the seasons that you will encounter while at Truman. The Right Things For Winter Heavy Coat In the winter, it will be…

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Dashain Night 2017

Namaste Nepal is an organization at Truman that promotes Nepali culture as well as the other various cultures represented in the student body of Truman. International students find comfort and support in the welcoming atmosphere of Namaste Nepal. The organization holds many cultural events throughout the year, including those centralized around traditional religious celebrations, such…

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Quick and Easy Dorm Recipes

While there are tons of amazing recipes out there, you can’t make them all in a tiny 14×11 room with only 10 minutes to spare before class. Believe it or not, there are quick and easy recipes you can make right in your dorm room for when you are running a little late, or when you…

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Strategies for International Student Success: Teaching Through Communication

hen studying abroad, students may encounter difficulties adjusting to the cultural, social, and academic behaviors expected of them in their new environment. Speaking out in class as an international student can be difficult for many, especially in the early weeks of their education abroad. Conversation with friends, interaction with professors, and proper classroom behavior are…

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5 Tips for Making Friends as an International Student

Making friends in one’s own country can be difficult at times, so it is logical that making friends in another country can be challenging, as well.  However, friendships are an important resource for making your study abroad experience fulfilling, so all international students should make a concerted effort to make new friends. The following five…

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4 Tips For Living On-Campus

One question  that is often asked at Truman Times  is “What is it like to live on campus?” Many international students have never lived in on-campus housing before and have many questions as to how the process will work. With these four tips for living on-campus, you will  be the most prepared student in your…

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“We Don’t Feel Alone”: Aid For Nepal

ver 8,000 dead in Nepal. 14,000 injured. Nearly 400,000 homes destroyed. These are not just numbers. These are lives that have been forever changed by the devastating earthquake of April 25th. This earthquake at 7.8 has been the strongest natural disaster to hit the country in nearly a century. News of this cataclysmic event traveled…

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International Education Week 2013

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn,…

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