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Colloquia Series featuring Excellence in Teaching Award and Creative Teaching Grant Recipients

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019 8:30 AM
The Division of Online and Strategic Learning is pleased to announce its 2019 Colloquia highlighting the previous year’s award winners for Ball State’s Excellence in Teaching Award and Creative Teaching Grant. During the presentation, the award recipient discusses his/her enhanced course or grant project. Learn more.

Diversity This Week March 18-24, 2019

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 9:30 AM

Check out the complete issue of Diversity This Week Here

Highlights include:

This Week in Diversity Now…

Please watch for information about the time and location for our beneficence vigil where we will remember those people who were the victims of hatred and violence, including those who were recently killed in the two mosques in New Zealand.

Join a discussion to address biases and learn more about students with disabilities.

Learn more about implicit bias through a workshop sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity

Understanding Inclusive Excellence and Learning to Identify Implicit Bias
Session 1, Thursday, March 21 at 10 am - TC 411

Find the week-long list of Women’s Week activities here.

…& looking back
The Equal Rights Amendment was passed by the U.S. Senate in 1972, but eventually failed to be ratified. Read more here.

…and more!

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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Volunteers needed for Commencement on May 4

Contributed by: Jennifer Criss
Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019 9:30 AM

The Office of the President is in need of volunteers for Spring Commencement on May 4.

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Alice Procter Killey Lecture delivered by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Contributed by: Amanda Kavars
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 6:30 PM
Alice Procter Killey Lecture delivered by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and professor at Texas Tech and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People at Emens Auditorium on March 28 at 7 pm: “Science in a Fact-Free World.” Learn more.

Implicit Bias & Solutions

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 9:00 AM
Would you like to learn more about implicit bias and develop solutions for lessening their impact at the university? Attend the Office of Institutional Diversity's two-part workshop series:


Session 1, Thursday, March 21 at 9 am
"Understanding Inclusive Excellence and Learning to Identify Implicit Bias"

At this session, we will explore definitions of diversity and inclusive excellence and explore examples of micro-aggressions and implicit biases.

Session 2, Wednesday, April 3 at 1 pm
"Responding to Implicit Bias: Supportive Strategies for Everyday Solutions"

At this session, we will review the sources of implicit biases and develop strategies to respond non-defensively and proactively for positive outcomes.

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
Learn more.

AAUW Work Smart Online

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 8:30 AM

Now You Can Work Smarter

By this point, you’ve likely heard about Work Smart Online, the American Association of University Women offers a free, one-hour training that helps women negotiate for higher pay and become better communicators. Now, the tool is even easier to use. We’ve improved it so you can navigate directly to the topics that interest you — whether that’s pay gap facts or negotiating tips — rather than being required to move through the course sequentially. Customize the learning experience to meet your needs!

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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

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Accepting Nominations for the Perham Scholarship

Contributed by: Amanda Kavars
Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 3:30 PM
Ball State University's College of Sciences and Humanities is seeking nominations for the 2019 Bernadette H. Perham Scholarship. Learn more.

Public Forums Scheduled for Candidates for Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning

Contributed by: Angie Zahner
Published: Thursday, 07 March 2019 2:00 PM
The Search Committee for the Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning is pleased to welcome four finalists to campus. Learn more.

2019 In Print Festival of First Books (In Print XIV)

Contributed by: Matthew Mullins
Published: Friday, 22 February 2019 1:00 PM
In Print XIV featuring poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Maria Romasco Moore, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and Editor Allison Joseph.

Reading: March 20th, 7:30 PM, AJ 175
Panel Discussion: March 21st 7:30 PM AJ 175

For more information contact Dr. Matt Mullins, Director of Creative Writing at mbmullins@bsu.edu or visit the English Department’s blog at https://blogs.bsu.edu/english/
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Spring 2019 Commencement: College Ceremonies

Contributed by: Emily Gralak
Published: Thursday, 24 January 2019 11:00 AM
Here are the times and locations of the Spring 2019 Commencement ceremonies. Learn more.

SoTL Studio featuring Ball State faculty resumes for spring semester

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Friday, 11 January 2019 3:30 PM
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Studio brings faculty together to discuss the process of turning teaching into scholarship. Hear from those who have published SoTL research, view examples, and share your ideas with colleagues. Mellisa Holtzman (Sociology) will serve as facilitator for the series.

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