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Staff Recognition Program Ticket Sale Extended

Contributed by: Marta Stephens
Published: Monday, 27 March 2017 10:00 AM
Staff recognition program ticket sale is extended to Wednesday, March 29. Learn more.

Become a Host Family! BSU Campus High School

Contributed by: Brandy Reichle
Published: Monday, 27 March 2017 8:00 AM
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is ranked the #1 public high school in the state and the #3 public high school in the U.S. by The Academy is conveniently located on Ball State's campus, right next to Burris. This fall, our international program will include up to 20 new and returning exchange students from various countries. Four new international juniors are already waiting to be matched with local host families and host applications are now being accepted for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Once you complete the application process, you can view their detailed profiles and stories, read teacher and parent letters, view student photos, and be matched!  Join us!

View our informational flyer here: Host Family Opportunity Info!

Questions or to hear more? Contact Brandy Reichle at or (765)285-8130.
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Mindful Meditation in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Monday, 27 March 2017 8:00 AM
Join us for midweek meditation and mindfulness in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse located in Christy Woods on the Ball State University campus. Learn more.

Meet the Creators of Conservation Tales

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Friday, 24 March 2017 10:59 AM
Heading to the April ArtsWalk in downtown Muncie? Look for the Conservation Tales team at Twin Arches Brew Pub, 117 W. Charles St. in Muncie. We'll be there from 5-9 p.m. on April 6, 2017. Learn more.

Don’t Miss the 2017 Minority, Women, Veteran Business Supplier Fair on April 7

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017 3:00 PM
Are you one of the many faculty or staff at Ball State that purchases products, supplies, or services for your business or academic unit? Then you’ll want stop by the 2017 Minority, Women, Veteran Business Supplier Fair on Friday, April 7. Learn more.


Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Tuesday, 21 March 2017 10:00 AM


The Office of the Provost and the Office of Entrepreneurial Learning are pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant recipients. In this round, eleven projects were selected for funding including:

The Purple Cow: Moving from Ordinary to Extraordinary Care of Children (Project Director: Stacey Allred / Elementary Education)

Media Analytics in Practice - Second Iteration: Eye Tracking Research (Project Directors: Robin Blom and YounAh Lee / Journalism)

Pathway to Success (P2S): Improving College Readiness for Indiana High School Students (Project Directors: Cindy Cash and Dan Jones / iLearn)

Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal (Project Directors: David Concepcion / Philosophy & Religious Studies)

Telling Muncie’s Stories with Geolocative Interactive Narrative Games ( Project Director: Paul Gestwicki / Computer Science)

Developing the Cardinal Weather Service: (Project Directors: Nathan Hitchens and Petra Zimmermann)

To the “Stars” and Back: Exploring Our Planetary Backyard - Summer Science Camp for Middle School Girls at Ball State University and Pre-service Teacher Field Experience for Multicultural Education (Project Directors: Susan Johnson, Sue McDowell, Patti Lang, Carolyn Dowling, Dr. Joel Bryan, Dayna Thompson and Keri L. Rodgers.)

Computer Science for Middle Schoolers (CS4MS) (Project Director: David Largent / Computer Science)

Light in the Space: An Exploration of Designing the Lighting System for a Theatre Renovation (Project Director: Raymond Marie / Theatre and Dance)

Betsy’s Best, Food Science and Nutrition Sensory Research & Development Project (Project Director: Deanna Pucciarelli / Nutrition and Health Science)

The Brownfields to Brightfields Project: Analysis of Solar Potentials for Brownfields in Delaware County, Indiana
(Sanglim Yoo / Urban Planning)

For project descriptions, see the Spring 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant Awards Recipients List. Thank you to everyone that participated in this round of funding and congratulations to award recipients!

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Kirkpatrick Lecture Series

Contributed by: Debbie Sheller
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 9:00 AM
Kirkpatrick Lecture Series featuring Dr. Robert Ross Learn more.

Central Stores Catalog

Contributed by: Kimberly Kordyl
Published: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 3:30 PM
Central Stores Catalog available in SciQuest April 3, 2017!! Learn more.

Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry Announces 2017-2018 Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Friday, 10 March 2017 12:00 PM

The Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the four fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Fall 2017: "American Women in Film Sound" - Vanessa Ament, Telecommunications
Fall 2017: "Fine Focus: Catalyzing STEM Opportunities for Minority Undergraduates" - John Mckillip, Biology

Spring 2018: "Muslims in Muncie" - Elizabeth Agnew, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Spring 2018: "Beneficence Records: Records for a Reason" - Daniel Porter, School of Music
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Lawhead Teaching Award Nomination

Contributed by: Rebecca Amato
Published: Friday, 03 March 2017 8:00 AM
Through courtesy of gifts from Victor and Doris Lawhead, the Lawhead Award has been bestowed since 1990. Any faculty member who teaches a core class is eligible to receive the Award. The deadline for nomination is April 21, 2017. Completed nomination forms should be submitted to the Writing Proficiency Office (NQ 336).
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Call for Applications - Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:45 AM

Call for Applications - Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy 
Deadline to Apply - March 20th


The Office of Entrepreneurial Learning at Ball State University is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy, to begin May 15, 2017. Supported by an Academic Excellence Grant, the ELA is open to full-time teaching faculty (contract, tenure-track, tenured) in any Ball State college and department who will be teaching at least a 2/2 load during the 2017-2018 academic year. Faculty teaching courses in the Foundations, Tier I and Tier II of the University Core Curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.


We look forward to receiving your materials!


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Beeman Historic Costume Collection OPEN

Contributed by: Megan Shufelt
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 2:00 PM
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences' Beeman Historic Costume Collection proudly presents: DESIGNERS OF THE MID-20TH CENTURY Learn more.

Allègre Reservations Spring 2017 OPEN

Contributed by: Megan Shufelt
Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 8:30 AM
We are pleased to announce that Allègre is now accepting reservations for Spring Semester 2017.

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