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Tucker Student Travel Grant for Autism Research

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Friday, 14 December 2018 2:30 PM

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (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 Travel Grant competition's winter deadline is January 11, 2019!

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ASPiRE Junior Faculty Internal Grant Opportunity

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:30 AM

Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts grant opportunities available for summer 2019.

Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts Competition Information:
• SPA Pre-Submission deadline: December 15, 2018
• Full-Submission deadline: January 8, 2019
Research Guidelines ; Creative Arts Guidelines

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UPDATED: Student Symposium- Save the Date!

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 2:30 PM

We apologize that our previous email contained a broken link. It has been corrected below.


20th Annual Student Symposium at Ball State University
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
L.A. Pittenger Student Center, 2nd floor


For more than twenty years the Student Symposium at Ball State University has provided students with the opportunity to present their creative and scholarly projects while competing for cash prizes and gaining valuable insight from faculty and staff judges from across the University.

The Symposium encourages interdisciplinary discourse, allowing students to learn from each other about engaging topics. The symposium also provides an opportunity for student participants to discuss their work with a broad audience.

The Student Symposium accepts both poster and paper presentation entries and is open to any student from Ball State University (undergraduate and graduate), Burris Laboratory School, and the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities.

Find our more on the Sponsored Projects Administration's website.

Guidelines and registration information will be available the second week of Spring semester! Stay tuned!

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Student Symposium- Save the Date!

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 11:00 AM

20th Annual Student Symposium at Ball State University
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
L.A. Pittenger Student Center, 2nd floor

Find our more on the Sponsored Projects Administration's website.

Guidelines and registration information will be available the second week of Spring semester! Stay tuned!

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Diversity This Week, Dec 10-18, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 10 December 2018 9:30 AM

Diversity this Week

A message from the Associate Vice President for Diversity
Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

Common Ground
Monday, December 10, 2018 11:00 AM
Join us for a cup of coffee and a thoughtful conversation with colleagues from all units on campus today at 11 AM. Meet someone new, share your story, and learn more about the amazing people who make up our community. Ball State's strength comes from hundreds of individuals working together toward a common ground. R.S.V.P.s appreciated but not required. Email OID@bsu.edu

Expand your horizons…Read How to Appreciate Diversity During the Holidays for insight on increasing your understanding and awareness of the traditions and beliefs of others.

Resource…

December Dilemma or Teaching Opportunity? Keep these 4 tips in mind during the holiday season, read more here

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence is not passive. It is by definition, action taken to benefit others. To “Live Beneficence” is a call to action. Join us.
Beneficence challenge –6 Tips for Dealing With Difficult Family During the Holidays, read this articlefor a list of methods to avoid conflict.

Share examples of the Beneficence you see in others – email your nominations to OID@bsu.edu Please include your name, the person's name and the way in which they embodied the Beneficence Pledge.

…& looking back 1950
Ralph Bunche, becomes the first African American to be awarded the Peace Prize.

Ball State University African American Alumni Oral History led by Michael Doyle, Associate Professor and Director, Public History Program and the Oral History Workshop. Listen to the Oral History of Ella McNeary Ball State University, class of 1973, Technology, Masters 1978

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

Emily Rutter
Assistant Professor of English
Co-Director of African American Studies Minor

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought
Read the Getting Ready to Lead for Equity resource. Learn more here.
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Every Semester Needs A Plan

· Do you often start the semester or term with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity?

· Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester?

· Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this semester?

NCFDD offers this webinar at the start of each semester. Learn how to make targeted adjustments to align your efforts. Register for the webinar using this link https://www.facultydiversity.org/webinars/semesterplan19

Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at https://www.facultydiversity.org/join

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316 Email OID@bsu.edu Teachers College 409

Facebook BallStateOID Twitter @BallStateOID

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Student Grants Drop-In Session

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Thursday, 06 December 2018 11:00 AM

Do you have questions about preparing your proposal for ASPiRE internal funding? Do you have gnawing questions about the ASPiRE program you want to ask?

Please bring your draft proposal or questions about obtaining student funding through BSU ASPiRE internal student grant opportunities (Research, Creative Arts and Travel). This is a unique opportunity to meet with a Sponsored Projects Administration Proposal Manager or the ASPiRE Program Manager for one-on-one assistance.

Where: BL 301
When: 1/10/19 from 11-1 pm
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LGBTQ+ Study for $50 Giftcard

Contributed by: James Goebel
Published: Wednesday, 28 November 2018 2:00 PM

LGBTQ+ Study for $50 Giftcard

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Parents Concussion Knowledge and Perceptions

Contributed by: Megan Slagel
Published: Tuesday, 27 November 2018 11:30 AM

Thesis survey about parents knowledge and attitudes about concussions.

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Student Grants Drop-In Session

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Monday, 26 November 2018 12:00 PM

Do you have questions about preparing your proposal for ASPiRE internal funding? Do you have gnawing questions about the ASPiRE program you want to ask?

Please bring your draft proposal or questions about obtaining student funding through BSU ASPiRE internal student grant opportunities (Research, Creative Arts and Travel). This is a unique opportunity to meet with a Sponsored Projects Administration Proposal Manager or the ASPiRE Program Manager for one-on-one assistance.

Where: BL 301
When: 1/10/19 from 11-1 pm

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ASPiRE Junior Faculty Internal Grant Opportunity

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Tuesday, 13 November 2018 11:30 AM

Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts grant opportunities available for summer 2019.

Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts Competition Information:
• SPA Pre-Submission deadline: December 15, 2018
• Full-Submission deadline: January 8, 2019
Research Guidelines ; Creative Arts Guidelines

Learn more.

Aspire Competition Deadlines

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Friday, 02 November 2018 11:00 AM

ARE YOU…

Working on a thesis, dissertation or senior 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.

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ASPiRE Junior Faculty Internal Grant Opportunity

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:30 AM

Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts grant opportunities available for summer 2019.

Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts Competition Information:
• SPA Pre-Submission deadline: December 15, 2018
• Full-Submission deadline: January 8, 2019
Research Guidelines ; Creative Arts Guidelines

Learn more.

Research Participants Needed - Equal Opportunity to Earn $50!

Contributed by: Nicole Lemaster
Published: Sunday, 21 October 2018 4:00 PM
Psychology research study seeking undergraduate and graduate Ball State students to participate in a study regarding the assessment of ADHD. See link to learn more, complete a brief questionnaire, and schedule a time to complete the study. Learn more.

ASPiRE Junior Faculty Internal Grant Opportunity

Contributed by: Danielle Behrens
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 11:30 AM

Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts grant opportunities available for summer 2019.

Junior Faculty Research and Creative Arts Competition Information:
• SPA Pre-Submission deadline: December 15, 2018
• Full-Submission deadline: January 8, 2019
Research Guidelines ; Creative Arts Guidelines

Learn more.

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