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Retirement Reception for Thomas Jordan

Contributed by: Julie Allison
Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:00 AM
The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to join in the celebration of Thomas Jordan’s retirement after 33 years of service to Ball State University.

Wednesday, May 4th
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Conference Room
CP 108
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Celebrate the semester’s end with a new computer!

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Tuesday, 26 April 2016 1:30 PM

Take $50 off the 13” MacBook Air MJVG2LL/A model, with 256GB SSD hard drive and AppleCare, and get it for only $1,182! Take $25 off ALL other computers in stock at the Technology Store...

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Accepting Nominations for the Perham Scholarship

Contributed by: Amanda Kavars
Published: Tuesday, 19 April 2016 1:00 PM

Accepting Nominations for the Perham Scholarship


Ball State University's College of Sciences and Humanities is seeking nominations for the 2016 Bernadette H. Perham Scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be college seniors or graduate students in fall 2016 who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership.
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Call for Nominations- 2016 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards

Contributed by: Amanda Kavars
Published: Tuesday, 19 April 2016 12:30 PM
Call for Nominations
2016 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards

The Ball State University College of Sciences and Humanities is seeking nominations for the 2016 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards.

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Spring Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Anna Beyer
Published: Tuesday, 19 April 2016 12:30 PM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at 3 am. Saturday, May 7. Visit www.bsu.edu/teachingevaluations. Learn more.

Spring 2016 Finals Testing Labs

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016 5:30 AM

Be in the know for finals! Follow these tips for successful testing...

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VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FELLOWS SEEKING STUDENTS FOR PROJECTS

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 07 April 2016 11:00 AM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FELLOWS SEEKING STUDENTS FOR PROJECTS

Students, are you interesting in getting involved in an immersive learning project? Consider applying to one of the upcoming Virginia B. Ball Center seminars. Recruitment is currently underway, and we're seeking student participants for involvement this summer, and throughout the entire upcoming 2016-2017 academic year. (Students who get involved during the summer semester will have the opportunity to apply to continue their involvement in the project into the fall semester.) Review the upcoming VBC projects below, and then contact the Fellows for additional information.
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2016-17 Diversity Associates Program

Contributed by: Julie Eiser
Published: Monday, 04 April 2016 10:00 AM

The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) invites faculty to submit applications for the 2016-2017 Diversity Associates Program.

Materials to submit for consideration are:

The Diversity Associate Cover Sheet with chairperson signature

• A two page summary of the project*

• A one page summary of project goals/expected outcomes

• A copy of your Curriculum Vitae

The Diversity Associate application deadline is September 2, 2016.

Materials should be sent to oid@bsu.edu. Please contact Dr. Charlene Alexander, calexander@bsu.edu, if you have any questions.

The deadline for submission of the completed 2016-17 Diversity Associate project is May 1, 2017.

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Check Out These Great Immersive Learning Courses from the English Department!

Contributed by: Eva Snider
Published: Thursday, 31 March 2016 10:00 AM
The English Department is now the home of three--that's right, three!--immersive learning courses. If you're interested in publishing, editing, graphic design, digital humanities, marketing, publicity, or professional writing, one of our immersive courses might be right for you! Even better, we can work with you to figure out how any of these courses fits into your own program of study.
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New Immersive Course: Jacket Copy Creative!

Contributed by: Eva Snider
Published: Monday, 28 March 2016 2:00 PM
This Fall, the English Department (in conjunction with the Professional Writing minor) is going to be launching a brand new immersive learning course: Jacket Copy Creative!

Jacket Copy Creative will be a team of students like you working to manage the public communications of two real-world organizations: Whitely Community Council and the Ball State English Department.

If you become a part of Jacket Copy Creative, you’ll work with your peers and me to produce promotional materials, manage social media, maintain websites, edit blogs, conduct focus groups, and much more. This is an incredible opportunity to gain valuable professional experience in a variety of fields, including editing/publishing, content marketing, public relations, graphic design, web development, strategic communications, and social media management.

For more information on Jacket Copy Creative, check out our blog post all about this new opportunity.

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2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 24 March 2016 5:00 PM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Summer 2016 & Fall 2016: Water Quality Indiana
Adam J. Kuban (Journalism)
Lee J. Florea (Geological Sciences)

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017: Book Arts Collaborative
Sarojini Johnson (School of Art)
Rai Peterson (Department of English)
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Introducing the Minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Contributed by: Eva Snider
Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2016 11:00 AM
In Fall 2016, the English Deparment will be launching a brand new minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Are you interested in a career in teaching English abroad? Want to work with linguistically and culturally diverse people? The new minor in TESOL offers the skills and knowledge necessary for teaching English to non-native speakers of English both domestically and internationally.
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