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

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

    October 13, 2010

    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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • New Theta Alpha Kappa Members Inducted

    September 17, 2010

    Reprinted from the Truman Today at Truman’s chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa national honor society for religious studies and theology recently inducted four new members. Pictured (left to right): Brenna Hale, Amy Fleming, Amy Yeagle and Heidi Geisbuhler were inducted May 5. Established in 1976, Theta Alpha Kappa has grown to more than two […]

  • “Call for Papers” for the 2010 PHRE Undergraduate Conference.

    September 10, 2010

    Undergraduates interested in presenting a paper at Truman’s 21st Annual Undergraduate Philosophy and Religion Conference can find details about the submission process on the conference webpage.  Submissions must be postmarked by September 30, 2010.

  • 2010 Smits Lecture announced

    Dr. Philip Robbins (University of Missouri-Columbia)  will give the Department of Philosophy and Religion’s 2010 Smits Lecture.  Robbins is the co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Situated Cognition. The Smits Lecture will take place during the lunch hour at the 2010 PHRE Undergraduate Conference on November 6.  Stay tuned to the PHRE website for forthcoming […]

  • Meeting about interest in going to seminary

    September 9, 2010

    Posting of a message from Prof. Mike Ashcraft: Meeting for anyone thinking about seminary or planning to go: Monday Sept. 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., MC 208.  Open to anyone, you don’t have to be a PHRE major or minor.  Open to all denominations, non-denominational, open to anyone thinking about a career track that seminary […]

  • PHRE major becomes Truman’s first Rhodes Scholarship winner

    August 18, 2010

    Congratulations to PHRE major Andrew McCall on becoming Truman’s first-ever recipient of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. News about Andrew’s winning the scholarship was featured in U.S. News and World Report. See also the article in the Truman Index for additional information about this exciting development.

  • Index essay on mindfulness by a PHRE major

    Click here to find a nice published essay on being mindful by one of our PHRE majors, Michelle Martin.

  • Spring 2010 Religion and Film festival at Truman

    The Religion and Film Festival was held this past spring semester in conjunction with PHRE 386: Religion and Film and Mark Lambert’s Student Initiated Learning Opportunity. It is funded by the Provost’s office. Below is the schedule of films. JAN 24: The Seventh Seal JAN 31: Blade Runner FEB 7: The Departed FEB 14: The […]