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Ranked the #1 Public School in the Midwest for 25 Consecutive Years

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What's Happening at Truman

Check out all the great things happening around campus and throughout our community.

Theatre Presents “Much Ado About Nothing” Nov. 10-13

Theatre Presents “Much Ado About Nothing” Nov. 10-13

Truman’s Theatre Department will perform “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-13 in the James G. Severns Theatre.

Tea Time with Sue

New Video Series Answers Campus Questions

Ever wonder why the eternal flame is never on, or what the best on-campus dining option is? University President Sue Thomas answers those questions and more in the first installment of “Tea Time with Sue.”

United Way Campaign

United Way Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign

Truman is launching a United Way Campaign to help the community and reach this year’s goal of $38,000 by Dec. 1.

Dr. Michelle Lyttle Storrod

Guest Speaker to Discuss Careers in Child Studies

Dr. Michelle Lyttle Storrod will present “Childhood Studies Career Pathways and Potential: Europe and the U.S.” at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 via Zoom.

Student Union Building

U&I Accepting Room Reservations for Spring 2022 Semester

Union & Involvement Services will begin taking virtual lottery forms for the spring 2022 semester from 8:30 a.m. Nov. 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 5.

Cabell Hankinson Gathman

Alumna Serves as Keynote Speaker for Philosophy and Religion Conference on Nov. 6

The 31st Annual Philosophy and Religion Conference will take place Nov. 6 in a hybrid format. At 1 p.m., alumna Cabell Hankinson Gathman will deliver the keynote address online titled “This is a story about witchcraft: Narrative, social & cultural studies, and the worlds that shape & are shaped by us."

Dr. Howard E. Fields III

Guest Speaker to Discuss on Equity in Higher Education

International speaker and author Dr. Howard E. Fields III will present a two-part conversation focusing on equity in higher education, Nov. 16.

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Forensics Earns Top Honors at Recent Tournament

Students from Truman’s Forensics Union attended the Missouri Mule/Dale Carnegie swing tournaments, Oct. 15-17, and earned qualifications in multiple events.

"Truman is a liberal arts and sciences school that gives you a vast array of skills that prepare you for the future."
Mitchell Heberer

Class of ‘21