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Anti-strike article wins writer annual Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 30 March 2015 11:00 AM
Ball State will honor journalist Alan Prendergast for writing about one of the deadliest anti-strike incidents in American history. Prendergast will present a free, public lecture, “Using Historical Research in Dramatic Narrative Writing,” at 7:30 p.m. April 8 in Cardinal Hall in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center. Learn more.

The Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series Presents: FINLAND

Contributed by: Heather Wilson
Published: Friday, 27 March 2015 6:00 AM
Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series – Finland
Pittenger Student Center, Yuhas Room
Wednesday, April 1

Each week the Rinker Center for International Programs (RCIP) holds a presentation in the Pittenger Student Center (Yuhas Room) from 12-1PM. These presentations highlight different countries by offering natives a chance to share their insider’s look into these countries and their cultures.

The presentations are accompanied by internationally-themed food served from 11AM-1:30PM in the Tally Food Court (for details, see: and click "Student Center Tally Food Court”.)

This coming Wednesday, April 1, Emelie Snickars presents her native country, Finland!

Finland is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden, Norway and Russia (the nation of Estonia lies across the Gulf of Finland). Come learn more about this fascinating country at Culture Exchange; we hope to see you there!

Upcoming Culture Exchange Presentations
April 1 Emelie Snickars—Finland

April 08 Seula HanSouth Korea
April 15 Danah Alqunfuzi—Saudi Arabia

Learn more.

Conversation at Starbucks: "Shake the fear" of studying abroad

Contributed by: Anh Kieu
Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:00 PM

You want to study abroad but don’t know where and how to start, this event is for you.

  • What: The Ball State Study Abroad Programs in collaboration with AHA International invite you to our conversation hour: Shake the fear”. This is your opportunity to chat with recent AHA returnees over a cup of FREE coffee and learn how they overcame their fears of studying abroad. All study abroad alumni and prospective students are welcome!
  • When: Wednesday, April 8 from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Where: Starbucks in the Student Center Tally

Help us prepare enough beverages and snacks for you in advance by RSVP here (optional):

AHA international is an academic program of the University of Oregon. For more information, please

For updates about the Ball State Study Abroad Programs, visit our website at or find us on Facebook at Ball State University Study Abroad

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2015 OEE Colloquia

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2015 10:00 AM
The Office of Educational Excellence is pleased to announce its 2015 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.

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Arts internships available in New York City

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:00 PM
Would you like to do a semester-long internship in New York?

Are you interested in becoming an arts professional?

Ball State has a new domestic, off-campus study program called the New York Arts Program.

Learn more.