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Rinard Orchid Greenhouse Holiday Hours

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Wednesday, 13 December 2017 9:30 AM
The Rinard Orchid Greenhouse will observe special hours for the upcoming holidays. Learn more.

2017-2018 Creative Teaching Grant - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Tuesday, 05 December 2017 3:30 PM
The Office of Educational Excellence is announcing a call for applications for the 2017-18 Creative Teaching Grant. Proposal deadline is FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

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Holiday Decorations & Gifts at Greenhouse

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Tuesday, 05 December 2017 8:30 AM
The greenhouse will be decorated for the month of December and gift items will be available through the end of the semester, December 15. Learn more.

2017-2018 Outstanding Awards

Contributed by: Ashley Burnett
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 1:30 PM

Outstanding Awards 2017-2018

Each year a faculty selection committee selects recipients for nine very significant awards presented to colleagues who have made outstanding contributions to the university community. The awards are:

  • Outstanding Administrator Award
  • Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award
  • Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award
  • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Research Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Award

Please consider nominating colleagues that you know should be recognized by their peers for their important contributions to Ball State. The college dean will send all approved nominations to the Office of the Associate Provost (AD 326), and they will be sent to the appropriate screening committee. Deadline for receipt of this material is Friday, January 19, 2018.

For specific requirements and the nomination process, please visit:

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Submissions Being Accepted for Celestial Musings: Poems Inspired by the Night Sky

Contributed by: Dayna Thompson
Published: Friday, 07 July 2017 2:00 PM
Submissions are now being accepted for "Celestial Musings: Poems Inspired by the Night Sky". Submit up to three poems with a line limit of 32 lines each. The poems do not have to be entirely about the night sky, but the more the poems relate to the stars, constellations or the moon, the better the chance for publication.
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