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Bassist from Walk the Moon Guest Lectures Music Course

Contributed by: Adam McLachlan
Published: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 2:00 PM
The School of Music is pleased to announce that Ball State University alumnus Kevin Ray of the band Walk the Moon will be guest lecturer for the fall class MUSC 299X-3 “Surviving the Music Business: Insights from Active Professionals” (CRN: 26949) with instructor Daniel Porter. Learn more.

Research Support for Ball State Faculty

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Thursday, 16 June 2016 3:30 PM
The Office of Educational Excellence announces Research Support Faculty Fellow and Summer Research Support Events

Faculty Fellows are Ball State faculty members who provide additional assistance, such as leading seminars or workshops as well as providing individual support for OEE initiatives. We are pleased to announce that Mary Lou Vercellotti (English) will be serving as our Research Support Faculty Fellow for AY2016-17 with a focus on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. During summer 2016, Mary Lou will be facilitating a workshop series as well as holding research support drop-in hours on a weekly basis.

Research Support events are open to all Ball State faculty.

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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 Please contact Dr. Charlene Alexander,, 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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