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Intern in Washington and earn BSU credit!

Contributed by: Barb Stedman
Published: Monday, 26 September 2016 6:00 PM

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, a representative from The Washington Center will give an hour-long presentation about opportunities to intern in Washington, DC, while earning Ball State credit. Internships are offered year-round in all majors.

The presentation will begin at 5 p.m. in TC 109.

Students who can't attend this session may schedule individual appointments with the representative by emailing hours of availability on Oct. 4 to

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Cinesonika International Soundtrack Conference and Festival Keynote

Contributed by: Tim Pollard
Published: Sunday, 25 September 2016 8:00 AM

The international soundtrack conference and festival, Cinesonika, will conclude Saturday, October 1, at Sursa Hall starting at 7:30pm. World-renowned film scholar, Rick Altman, will be the keynote speaker. The title of his keynote speech is “Cinema/Performance/Event: New Ways to Think About Film Sound.” This event is free to the public.

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Mortar Board Chapter Honored Again

Contributed by: Judy Wolf
Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 9:00 AM

Mortar Board Chapter Honored Again

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Scholarship for summer language study abroad

Contributed by: Barb Stedman
Published: Tuesday, 20 September 2016 9:00 AM

The Critical Language Scholarship could fund your study of one of these languages during the summer of 2017:

Arabic - Azerbaijani - Bangla - Chinese - Hindi – Indonesian - Japanese
Korean - Persian - Punjabi - Russian – Swahili – Turkish - Urdu

To learn more, attend an information session on Monday, Sept. 26, from 5-6 p.m., OR Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 6-7 p.m., in room 200 of the Ball Honors House.

Visit for details about the scholarship.

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Midterm Feedback Service available beginning September 26

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Monday, 19 September 2016 1:00 PM
Why wait until after finals to receive student feedback? The Office of Educational Excellence can assist in gathering student feedback at midterm allowing you to make adjustments prior to the end of the semester. Our Midterm Feedback Service can be provided as a facilitated face-to-face session with your students or as an online survey.

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Faculty Learning Community on Community Engagement - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 4:30 PM
The Office of Educational Excellence is again sponsoring a Faculty Learning Community on Community Engagement during Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. Learn more.

Immersive Learning and Indiana's Bicentennial Torch Relay

Contributed by: Chris Flook
Published: Monday, 05 September 2016 1:30 PM
In celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development will run a torch through each of the 92 Indiana counties, starting this Friday, September 9 in Corydon and will end in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 15.

The state of Indiana is partnering with Ball State University students for a special Torch Relay immersive learning project. Students from telecommunications, journalism, history, and Digital Storytelling will serve as the official media personnel for the 5-week event. Students will produce daily photos, articles, and video along with managing the Torch Relay’s social media accounts (see below). Another team will produce a ~30 minute documentary on the Torch Relay to debut on ‘Indiana Day’ - December 11, 2016
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