History Blog

  • Sadie Williams, UN Intern

    November 16, 2016

    Rob Andrew, the Department of State Diplomat in Residence–Central for the United Nations, highlighted our very own Sadie Williams on his Facebook page yesterday (https://www.facebook.com/DIRCentral/). Here is the post: Today I would like to feature Sadie Williams, who is doing an internship with the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Mission to the UN in New […]

  • Judicial Archives Project

    November 14, 2016

    Judicial Archives Project interns Melanie Dippold, Starlight Katsaros, Kymberly Maine and Hannah Stilley toured the Missouri State Archives Nov. 3 in Jefferson City. Students met conservators and other archivists and attended demonstrations in the conservation laboratory. Mary McIntosh, the field archivist responsible for running the Records Preservation Program in northeast Missouri, and Jason McDonald, history […]

  • Global Studies Colloquium

    November 4, 2016

    Hemanta Kafley, Assistant Professor of Biology, Tarleton State University, and Brad Thornton, Biology and Environmental Studies, Truman State University, will speak on current conservation efforts in the Himalayas on Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7:00 pm in Magruder 2001. Dr. Hemanta Kafley and Truman student Brad Thornton will discuss current conservation efforts in Nepal and Bhutan. These small Himalayan countries […]

  • 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 […]