5 Minutes with Jerry Mayhew

Jerry Mayhew, professor of exercise science, has seen the University come a long way in his 42 years on campus. When he first arrived, the school had no exercise science labs or equipment. Today, he views Truman’s premier teaching and research labs as on par with any other university, which is one of the reasons

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Do What You Love

Junior biology major Jamie David uses that principle to stay involved on campus and guide her future plans. With her long brown hair, Jamie David might not look like Goldilocks, but that is exactly who she felt like when she arrived on campus. Originally in search of school that was both not too big and

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Mr. Myers Goes to Washington

A Missouri haberdasher turned political workhorse in Washington, D.C. — the life story of Harry Truman has been widely told. What many do not know, however, is his story shares some similarities with an alumnus of the school that now bears his name. Not long after graduating from the University with a Bachelor of Science

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Progress Continues On Campus and in the Community

For alumni and friends who have not been back to Kirksville in quite some time, certain elements of town and the campus might look a little different. The community has seen steady improvement in recent years, and the progress is starting to show. In December 2015, Kraft Heinz announced a $250 million expansion of its

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Top Dogs

Football Sam Reeves finished a half sack from tying the Truman football single-season record for quarterback sacks with 11.5 and was ninth in all of Division II. He finished with 16 tackles for loss and as a sophomore is already fourth on the career sacks and tackles for loss list at Truman. Jordan Salima finished

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