Monthly Archives: October 2010

October 31, 2010

Middle East Study abroad info meeting

THE MIDDLE EAST: PAST AND PRESENT
A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME STUDY ABROAD TRIP

This is your invitation to the second Information Session scheduled for Tuesday, November 16 at 6 p.m. in Baldwin Hall 349.  Get the details on this six-week, six credit hour course scheduled for May 23 – July 3.  Scholarships available through the Study Abroad Office and Study Abroad loan opportunities through the Business Office.

Experience the spectacular sites of antiquity and contemporary places of religious, cultural, political, and social interest.

Travel through Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, and Israel. Spend a week in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Work for two weeks at the archaeological site of Bethsaida in Israel.  Truman is a member of the university consortium supporting this dig site.

Course leader: Dr. Mark Appold, mappold@truman.edu.

October 13, 2010

Travel funding for student presentations at NCUR 2011 in Ithaca, NY

Truman State University has a long-standing tradition of sending a group of undergraduate students to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research every spring to present their research,
scholarship, and creative activities to their peers from around the country. Funding is now available for attendance at the 25th Annual NCUR Conference at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, to be held from March 31 through April 2, 2011 ( http://www.ithaca.edu/ncur2011).  Find out more details about
the funding application process at http://osr.truman.edu/ncur/.

October 11, 2010

Cookies and Cog Sci: meeting to find out more about Truman’s Cognitive Science Minor

2010 Smits Lecture abstract posted

The 2010 Smits Lecture will take place during the lunch hour of this year’s Undergraduate Philosophy and Religion Conference, Saturday, November 6, in the SUB Conference Room.

Minds and morals: The experientialist (hypo)thesis revisited
Dr. Philip Robbins (University of Missouri-Columbia),
co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition

The abstract for the talk is now available for your reading enjoyment.