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Undergraduate Research Grants

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 2:00 PM
The Office of Immersive Learning and Sponsored Projects Administration is now accepting applications for grants to support faculty engaging undergraduate students in course-based, student-driven research projects. We are seeking proposals for projects that involve a process of study or discovery that will produce new insights, theories, or will apply such knowledge to problem-solving within an academic discipline. Research project results should be worthy of submission for publication in refereed journals and/or presentation at academic conferences and could contribute to external funding opportunities. The project period for this funding is May 15, 2018- May 15, 2019. Learn more.

Registration Open - 2018 Student Symposium

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 1:00 PM

Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Symposium!

The Symposium will take place on April 17, 2018, at the LA Pittenger Student Center.

There is no cost to register for the Student Symposium and participation is open to all Ball State, Burris, and Indiana Academy students.

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Biology Research in Progress Seminar Series #3

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:30 AM
The third round of student presentations in the Spring 2018 Research in Progress Seminar Series continues this Friday. Learn more.

Free HIV/STI* Testing

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 9:00 AM
FREE Confidential HIV/STI* Testing Provided by Heartland Community Services Foundation
When: Wednesday, February 21st
Time: 9 am – 6 pm (by appointment)
Where: Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education located in Health Center, Rm 201

*STI Testing will be provided to qualifying students. The Heartland Community Services Foundation tester will decide who is qualified for STI testing based on medical history and risk factors*

Due to policy changes in testing, please bring a photo ID and medical insurance.

You must call the OHADE Office at 765-285-3775 to schedule an appointment. No emails regarding appointments will be accepted. Please DO NOT LEAVE A VOICEMAIL, they will not be returned. You will need to provide your full name and phone number. Appointment times fill extremely quickly!

If testing times are filled when you call, we will not be scheduling out for appointments. An additional email will be sent out of the next available testing time.

Please do not eat or drink 15 minutes before your appointment time
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Info Table: Copyright & Fair Use

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 7:30 AM
Info Table: Copyright & Fair Use

Have you ever quoted from a novel in a research paper? Shared a video with a friend? Whether we know it or not, we are constantly taking advantage of "fair use," a part of copyright law that lets all of us use other people's creations in limited ways to support free speech and education.
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Copyright, Fair Use, & Your Course Website

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 19 February 2018 7:30 AM
Copyright, Fair Use, & Your Course Website

Do you use Canvas, Blackboard, or another website to share materials with your students? Then this workshop is for you! Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager Perry Collins will discuss how copyright law supports educators through important provisions such as "fair use" and the "classroom exemption." Perry will offer tips and strategies for staying within the law, and you will learn how Ball State University Libraries can help you make articles, videos, and more available to your students online. Please bring questions and topics for discussion!
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Free Dinner!

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Friday, 16 February 2018 11:00 AM
Want a free dinner on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018?

Sign-up by emailing healthed@bsu.edu to participate in a focus group for an upcoming poster campaign sponsored by the Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education. The focus group will be from 4:30-6pm in Burkhardt Room 103. Free pizza and beverages will be provided.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot now!

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Free Dinner!

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Thursday, 15 February 2018 4:00 PM
Want a free dinner on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018?

Sign-up by emailing healthed@bsu.edu to participate in a focus group for an upcoming poster campaign sponsored by the Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education. The focus group will be from 4:30-6pm in Burkhardt Room 103. Free pizza and beverages will be provided.

Space is limited, so reserve your spot now!


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February Digital Scholarship Lab Feed--Next Week

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 15 February 2018 9:00 AM
Telling Your Story with Maps: How to Use and Create Multimedia Web Maps for Use in Instruction and Research

Ball State University Libraries and the Digital Scholarship Lab invite you to the February Digital Scholarship Lab Feed, which will feature a video conference presentation focused on Esri's Story Map technology by Joseph Kerski. Kerski, currently the Education Manager at Esri, has also served as a geographer and cartographer at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the U.S. Geological Survey. The Digital Feed will focus on the advantages of using Esri's Story Map technology as both a teaching and research tool within an academic setting.

After the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to sign up for access to the Story Maps application through the Ball State ArcGIS Online account and request online or one-on-one instruction for using Story Maps with the University Libraries' GIS Specialist, Angie Gibson.

Space is limited, so please R.S.V.P. to dsl@bsu.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 19. A box lunch will be provided. Please indicate any special dietary needs you may have.

This event will be located on the first floor of Bracken Library at the Schwartz Digital Complex/Digital Scholarship Lab.

Event: DSL Digital Feed
Speaker: Joseph Kerski
Title: Telling Your Story with Story Maps: How to Use and Create Multimedia Web Maps for Use in Instruction and Research
Date/Time: Thursday, February 22, 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Location: Bracken Library, Schwartz Digital Complex/Digital Scholarship Lab
R.S.V.P. to: dsl@bsu.edu


Angela S. Gibson, GISP
Ball State University Libraries
GIS Specialist

James J. Connolly
Director, Center for Middletown Studies
George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of History
Co-Director, Digital Scholarship Lab

Michael Szajewski
Ball State University Libraries
Assistant Dean for Digital Scholarship and Special Collections
Co-Director, Digital Scholarship Lab
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Research Study for Children

Contributed by: Anthony Mahon
Published: Tuesday, 13 February 2018 1:30 PM
Children are needed for a research study.
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Honors College Lecture March 12

Contributed by: Coralee Young
Published: Tuesday, 13 February 2018 7:00 AM

Join us Monday, March 12, at 4PM in AJ 175 for a discussion with our newest distinguished professor Dr. Obed Frausto Professor of Honors Humanities about “Plural Democracy and the Foreigner.”

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Registration Open - 2018 Student Symposium

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Monday, 12 February 2018 2:00 PM
Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Symposium!

The Symposium will take place on April 17, 2018, at the LA Pittenger Student Center.

There is no cost to register for the Student Symposium and participation is open to all Ball State, Burris, and Indiana Academy students.
Learn more.

Advance and Create grant opportunities available

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Monday, 12 February 2018 11:00 AM
Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Advance and Create grant opportunities available for Research and Creative Arts projects beginning May 2018.
Deadlines for Advance and Create applications are:
  • March 1, 2018

Program eligibility, application requirements, program stipulations, and the review process is available on the SPO website.

For questions regarding these and other ASPiRE program, please contact the Program Manager.
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The Internet of Things (IoT)

Contributed by: Ronald Kovac
Published: Friday, 09 February 2018 8:00 AM
The 1st Annual Faculty Symposium on IOT


Are YOU interested in the Internet of Things (IOT)?
Have you done Research on the Internet of Things (IOT)?
Do you want to know how Can IoT impact your Research?
Do you like to network with your peers?

















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Conference on Healthcare Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Thursday, 08 February 2018 10:30 AM

Addressing the Healthcare Needs of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Free conference hosted by the Ball State University School of Nursing and the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the BSU Alumni Center

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Urban Planning Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Lecture

Contributed by: Valerie Morris
Published: Tuesday, 06 February 2018 8:00 AM
Urban Planning Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Lecturer
Ehren Bingaman
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Registration Open - 2018 Student Symposium

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Monday, 05 February 2018 12:30 PM
Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Symposium!

The Symposium will take place on April 17, 2018, at the LA Pittenger Student Center.

For more information visit www.bsu.edu/studentsymposium and like us on Facebook @studentsymposiumatbsu
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Tucker Student Grant for Autism Research

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Monday, 05 February 2018 10:00 AM

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder (CASD) in coordination with BSU’s Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is pleased to offer the Terry and Sandra Tucker Family Autism Research Grant program for undergraduate and graduate student research related to autism spectrum disorders. These grants are made possible through the generosity of Terry and Sandra Tucker and their understanding of the importance of supporting research in the field of autism.

Two separate competitions are held for student research projects and for travel funds to present at academic conferences. The Research Grant competition's spring deadline is March 1, 2018!
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CORRECTED LINK - Registration Open - 2018 Student Symposium

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Thursday, 01 February 2018 1:30 PM

Corrected Registration Link: https://goo.gl/forms/Y8kURjhTRAhMPWr83

Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Symposium.

The Symposium will take place on April 17, 2018, at the LA Pittenger Student Center.

There is no cost to register for the Student Symposium and participation is open to all Ball State, Burris, and Indiana Academy students. The event will include a poster session and moderated paper presentations.

Follow this link to register.

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Registration Open - 2018 Student Symposium

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Thursday, 01 February 2018 1:00 PM
Registration is now open for the 2018 Student Symposium.

The Symposium will take place on April 17, 2018, at the LA Pittenger Student Center.

There is no cost to register for the Student Symposium and participation is open to all Ball State, Burris, and Indiana Academy students. The event will include a poster session and moderated paper presentations.

Follow this link to register.
Learn more.

ASPiRE Internal Grants Program for Students

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Thursday, 01 February 2018 8:00 AM

ARE YOU…

Working on a thesis or major project? Planning to present at a conference or exhibition?

Then look to the ASPiRE Internal Grants Program as a funding resource!

The University Research and Creative Arts Committees would like to encourage students to consider applying for an ASPiRE Graduate or Undergraduate student grant. Funds can be utilized to assist in project costs such as travel or supplies. Please note: All student projects require the support of a faculty mentor or advisor.

Graduate Student Competition:
Research: October 20 (Winter and Spring projects only); January 20 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: October 20 (Winter and Spring projects only); January 20 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Hollis Fund:
The Joseph W. and Marcella S. Hollis Fund supports research in psychology. Proposals from any department are eligible, as long as the project is psychology based. (Graduate Students only)

Award Amount: $400
Deadlines: Fall Round: October 1
Spring Round: April 1

Undergraduate Student Competition:
Research: November 10 (Winter and Spring projects only); February 10 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the discovery of new insights, theories, or application of research to solve problems within the discipline or in society.

Creative Arts: November 10 (Winter and Spring projects only); February 10 (Summer and Fall projects only)

Supports the creation of original works of creative arts.

Student Travel Grants:

15th of the month prior to travel date

For professional presentations of papers and/or posters, performances, etc., at meetings, conference, or competitions.

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Children with ADHD Needed for Exercise Study

Contributed by: Anthony Mahon
Published: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 1:00 PM
Children with ADHD are needed for an exercise research study.
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70 Acres in Chicago - CAP film screening

Contributed by: Valerie Morris
Published: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 8:30 AM
CAP - 70 Acres in Chicago film screening & discussion with film maker Ronit Bezalel
Start: February 21, 2018 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Location: Architecture Building, Room 100

"A startling case study into the making and destruction of one of Chicago’s most infamous public housing projects.” – Tony Binns

For more information contact:

Dagney Faulk
765-285-5152
View E-mail

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Humor and Personality Survey: Male Participation Needed

Contributed by: Allison Cipriano
Published: Monday, 29 January 2018 11:00 AM

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Humor and Personality Survey: Participation Needed

Contributed by: Allison Cipriano
Published: Thursday, 25 January 2018 12:00 PM


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2018 Student Symposium Guidelines Posted

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Friday, 19 January 2018 6:00 PM
The guidelines for the 2018 Student Symposium at Ball State University are now live. Click here to visit the Student Symposium webpage.
Registration will be open February 1 - March 2.
The Symposium will take place on April 17th, 2018, 1:00 - 4:30 PM.

The Student Symposium is a one-day conference allowing Ball State students to showcase their work in either a refereed poster session or a moderated paper presentation. Whether you have never presented at an academic conference before and don’t know where to start, or you are a seasoned pro looking to further develop your skills and add to your resume/CV, the Student Symposium is a great opportunity. There is no cost to present in the Symposium and students of all levels and disciplines are invited to participate.

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