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FREE Tickets - Choir of Man

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 4:00 PM
The Choir of Man
October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Emens Auditorium

The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour! Known across the globe as the "ultimate feel-good show," The Choir of Man offers up a show like none other. Is it a party? It is it a concert? BOTH! It's a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. They sing everything, from pub tunes, folk, Broadway to your favorite popular sings! It's the best singing, dancing, stomping, pub crawl of a concert you'll ever attend, CHEERS!

Tickets
Tickets are FREE in advance for Ball State Students with a valid BSU ID at the Emens Box office. Tickets are $10 at the door, the day of the event. For more information, call 765-285-1539.
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The Choir of Man - The Best Pub Crawl in Town

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 4:00 PM
The Choir of Man
October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Emens Auditorium

The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour! Known across the globe as the "ultimate feel-good show," The Choir of Man offers up a show like none other. Is it a party? It is it a concert? BOTH! It's a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. They sing everything, from pub tunes, folk, Broadway to your favorite popular sings! It's the best singing, dancing, stomping, pub crawl of a concert you'll ever attend, CHEERS!

Tickets are $45/35/29 for adults and $23/18 for youth (18 & under). For more information, call 765-285-1539 or visit us at https://www.bsu.edu/web/emens.
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REMINDER: Next forum for proposed strategic plan on October 18

Contributed by: Melissa Kraman
Published: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 11:00 AM
In October, Ball State University will hold interactive open forums that will allow the entire campus community to provide insights about the proposed strategic plan. Learn more.

CROCE - Buy One Get One

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 4:00 PM
Croce Plays Croce
Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Pruis Hall

AJ Croce's Croce Plays Croce features a complete set of classics by his father, Jim Croce, some of his own tunes, and songs that influenced both him and his father. This show often includes such timeless songs as Operator, You Don't Mess Around With Jim, Workin' At the Car Wash Blues, and so much more! This event is part of our Coffee & Cabernet Series where you can enjoy an assortment of coffee and wine (21+) before the show.

Ball State staff/faculty tickets are Buy One normally priced adult ticket ($21.50/26.50), Get One free (BOGO) at the Emens Box office with a valid BSU ID. Youth (18 & under) tickets are $5. For more information, call 765-285-1539.
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Discount Tickets - Croce Plays Croce

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 3:30 PM
Croce Plays Croce
Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Pruis Hall

AJ Croce's Croce Plays Croce features a complete set of classics by his father, Jim Croce, some of his own tunes, and songs that influenced both him and his father. This show often includes such timeless songs as Operator, You Don't Mess Around With Jim, Workin' At the Car Wash Blues, and so much more! This event is part of our Coffee & Cabernet Series where you can enjoy an assortment of coffee and wine (21+) before the show.

Tickets
Ball State student tickets are $5 at the Emens Box office with a valid Ball State ID. For more information, call 765-285-1539.
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This Week at DOMA

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 9:00 AM
Drawing on Gorey's Worlds Teacher Workshop this Tuesday, October 16, 4-6pm

Area K-12 classroom and art teachers are invited to learn about the special exhibition Gorey's Worlds, including curriculum connections and available related activities with Dr. Mary Carter, assistant professor of art education at Ball State University School of Art. Two CEUs available for K-12 teachers. $25; registration required. Visit bsu.edu/doma/exhibitions for more info on the exhibition and other related programs.



Meditation in the Museum this Friday, October 19

The David Owsley Museum of Art hosts guided mediation most Fridays. This week’s guided meditation is led by the Counseling Center and will explore the topic of compassion: improving your relationship with self and others. All are welcome to attend this session on Friday, October 19, at 3:00 p.m. Participants are welcome to bring a towel or mat if they wish. Seats provided.

*Faculty and staff: You can receive one point towards the LiveWell incentive program for attending Meditation in the Museum.



Docent's Choice Tour: 20th Century Art this Saturday, October 20

Join docent Brendan Kogiones for a cross-cultural tour of the 20th Century European and American Art of the Ball Brothers Foundation Gallery. Docent’s Choice Tours are available most Saturdays during the academic year at 2:30 pm. A docent is a volunteer who can lead guided tours at the museum. A museum host and docent will also be available for the hour beforehand to welcome visitors and answer questions. Meet in Sculpture Court. This is a free event.



About the David Owsley Museum of Art
2021 W. Riverside Avenue in the Fine Arts Building
bsu.edu/DOMA
Muncie's Gateway to the World of Art

The David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University houses a world art collection with over 11,000 works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, Europe, and the Americas. DOMA cultivates lifelong learning and recreation in the visual arts through exciting interdisciplinary art exhibitions with engaging displays of the permanent collection in an educational environment that serves both the university and the East Central Indiana region.

Admission to the David Owsley Museum of Art is free and open to the public year-round. Free tours are also available for groups. Parking is available at the McKinley Parking Garage and MITS bus stops are nearby.

Visitor hours are:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

DOMA is located in the Fine Arts Building on the northern side of Ball State University's Quad. For more information, call the museum at 765-285-5242 or email artmuseum@bsu.edu. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram @domaatbsu for updates. Visit our web site to download the latest ARTwords newsletter (or view previous issues).
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Diversity This Week, October 15-21, 2018

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018 8:30 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

Make sure your voice is heard. Be sure to respond to the strategic plan draft online or at a public forum. https://www.bsu.edu/about/strategic-plan

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

“Pathways to Success: Telling our Stories to Empower Others”
Monday, October 15, 10:30-2:00 PM, Alumni Center, Assembly Hall
The Fall 2018 IABHE Lunch & Learn serves as a space for Black administrators, faculty, staff, and students to professionally network, share stories and provide support.

Tuesday, October 16, 6:00 PM, Pruis Hall

Join Sharon Ammen with Ball State student performers for a multi-media event that will explore the life and work of one of vaudeville's most popular stars, May Irwin. Dr. Ammen will explore this era of ragtime and minstrelsy and will introduce audience members to Belle Davis, an African-American contemporary of May, who mimicked her singing style.

October 18, 6:00 PM, Student Center Room 303
Lives Worth Living, the Great Fight for Disability Rights
Film and discussion, Free and open to the public. Watch a preview here.

October 24, 4 PM Student Center Music Lounge
Better Together-Common Ground
Ball State's strength comes from hundreds of individuals working together toward a common goal. Join us for a cup of coffee and a thoughtful conversation with colleagues from all units on campus. Meet someone new, share your story, and learn more about the amazing people who make up our community.

Expand your horizons…

October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Look for ways you can make a difference locally. Read more here.

Resource…
Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story. Learn more by watching this video of Robin DiAngelo

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: Use Your Strengths and increase your happiness meter. Try this strategy here.

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. 1995
October 16, 1995, over 900,000 African Americans, mostly men, held a rally in Washington, DC. The Million Man March was among the largest gathering of its kind in American history. Learn more here.

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 Brian Settles, Ball State University, class of 1966, Brian earned his BA in Aero-Space studies and Spanish.

An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

Cailín Murray
Associate Professor of Anthropology

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought
Consider using this tool. “4 Tips for Culturally Responsive Programming”, learn more here.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
NCFDD Newsletter. Use this newsletter to give you a snapshot of the offerings each month at the NCFDD website. Use this link to learn more.https://www.facultydiversity.org/octobernews18

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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ARTIST TALK: EVELINA DOMNITH + DMITRY GELFAND

Contributed by: Ina-Marie Johnston
Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018 3:30 AM

Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand will be returning to the Ball State University campus on October 23rd at 2:30pm to give an artists’ talk. The talk will be held in the College of Architecture and Planning room AB 100. They are collaborative intermedia artists that exhibited in our Engaging Technology II exhibition at BSU’s DOMA and also performed in our Charles Brown Planetarium.

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REMINDER: Next open forum for proposed strategic plan on October 12

Contributed by: Kim Rendfeld
Published: Wednesday, 10 October 2018 9:30 AM
In October, Ball State University will hold interactive open forums that will allow the entire campus community to provide insights about the proposed strategic plan.
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The Star Party: Helping Students Find Their True North

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Tuesday, 09 October 2018 5:00 PM
The Star Party is like the CCIM Super Party--but for people who want to learn more about getting involved in all the great things happening in the humanities at Ball State. (English, Philosophy & Religious Studies, History, and Modern Languages & Classics).

Monday, Oct. 29, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the Stu East Multipurpose Room

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Registration Open: Take Flight! - an online program for enhancing learner experiences

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Thursday, 04 October 2018 2:00 PM
Take Flight! is a new 5-week online program created to help you “pilot” your course on a successful flight of learning through the development of advanced-level pedagogy, instructional strategies, and techniques in all learning environments—face-to-face, blended, or online.
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REMINDER: Forums for proposed strategic plan open to entire Ball State community

Contributed by: Gabi Glass
Published: Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:00 AM
In October, Ball State University will hold interactive open forums that will allow the entire campus community to provide insights about the proposed strategic plan. Learn more.

October Newsletter

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Monday, 01 October 2018 12:30 PM
Kat Edmonson
October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Pruis Hall
Critically acclaimed vocalist and songwriter, Kat Edmonson is an expert in her vintage style of pop that sounds like you just walked out of a 1940's jazz lounge. This event is part of the Coffee and Cabernet Pruis Hall Series, join us for an assortment of coffee and wine (21+) before the show.
October 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Pruis Hall
Like an old-time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American traditions into a deliciously cohesive sound that strikes you right in the heart. This event is part of the Coffee and Cabernet Pruis Hall Series, join us for an assortment of coffee and wine (21+) before the show.
October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Emens Auditorium
With his latest Netflix special and album Here Comes the Truth, Rodney is bringing his presence to the stage for a night of hilarious jokes and music.
October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Pruis Hall
AJ Croce is coming to Pruis to perform a complete set of classics by his father, Jim Croce, some of his original music, and song that influenced both him and his father. Join us for this intimate night to celebrate the Croce name and music. This event is part of the Coffee and Cabernet Pruis Hall Series, join us for an assortment of coffee and wine (21+) before the show.
October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Emens Auditorium
It's a party! It's a concert! It's a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. They sing everything from pub tunes to folk, from Broadway to classic rock.
October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Pruis Hall
Often referred to as "the string wizard," John brings his 45+ years of worldwide performing with his banjo, fiddle, guitar, and mandolin to the stage in Pruis Hall. This event is part of the Coffee and Cabernet Pruis Hall Series, join us for an assortment of coffee and wine (21+) before the show.
October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Emens Auditorium
Established in 1798 with President John Adams, the U.S. Marine Band is the oldest continuously active professional band in the United States. Their primary mission is to serve the president at The White House and now they are coming to Emens!
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Registration Open: Teaching and Technology (TnT) Collaborations - Gamification in Higher Education

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Monday, 01 October 2018 10:30 AM
This new workshop series incorporates the “why” of using an instructional approach with the “how” technology supports the approach. The series of workshop sessions build upon one another so it is best to attend all sessions.

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Registration Open: Teaching and Technology (TnT) Collaborations - Writing Across the Curriculum

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Monday, 01 October 2018 10:00 AM
This new workshop series incorporates the “why” of using an instructional approach with the “how” technology supports the approach. The series of workshop sessions build upon one another so it is best to attend all sessions.


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U.S. Marine Band FREE Tickets

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Tuesday, 25 September 2018 12:30 PM
Tickets for The President's Own United States Marine Band are available today! Join us for the U.S. Marine Band on October 28 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are free but they are required for entrance!

The Emens box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 765-285-1539 for more information.

The U.S. Marine Band
Established in 1798 by an Act of Congress signed by President John Adams, the United States Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. From the earliest days of our nation, the Marine Band’s primary mission has been to provide music for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Performing for State arrival ceremonies, dinners, receptions, and accompanying famous entertainers, Marine Band musicians appear at the White House more than 300 times each year.
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Midterm Feedback Service Available

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 8:30 AM
Why wait until after finals to receive student feedback? The Division of Online and Strategic Learning can assist in gathering student feedback at midterm allowing you to make adjustments prior to the end of the semester.
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Fall Museum and Exhibition Tour Requests Available Now

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Monday, 13 August 2018 8:00 AM
Free group tours, self-guided visits, and object study and viewings available at the David Owsley Museum of Art. Learn more.

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