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Oct 18, 2016

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for college students who plan to pursue careers in government or public service. This includes careers in government, education, nonprofit, public interest/advocacy, social work, healthcare, etc. Truman Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school, participate in leadership development activities, and have special opportunities for internships and employment with the federal government.

Oct 18, 2016

Preparing for and taking tests is an anxiety-producing experience for many college students. Being an effective test-taker involves more than just knowing the subject matter, it involves knowing and applying test-taking skills. This presentation will offer some suggestions for reducing this anxiety through learning effective test-taking skills.

Oct 19, 2016
Oct 19, 2016

Taking notes from lectures may present many challenges for college students: not having an organized system for taking notes, not being able to keep up with the instructor, not knowing what to write down, and not having an effective and efficient means to study the lecture notes. This presentation will offer some suggestions for meeting these challenges.

Oct 19, 2016

Ron Arias is the author of the foundational Chicano novel The Road to Tamazunchale (1975), published during the Mexican American literary movement of the 1970s. Arias was one of the first to use Magic Realism and to connect U.S. Latino literature to Latin American writers of the Boom generation (e.g., Carlos Fuentes, Julio Cortázar, Mario Vargas Llosa, to name a few).

The lecture includes a Q&A and a booksigning with copies sold by the University Bookstore staff after the presentation.

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