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REMINDER Retirement Reception for Lambert Deckers & Bernard Whitley

Contributed by: LeeAnn Hathaway Anderson
Published: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 7:00 AM
The Department of Psychological Science
cordially invites you to attend
a Retirement Reception in honor of

Lambert H. Deckers, Ph.D.
Celebrating 45 years of Service
Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Ph.D.
Celebrating 30 years of Service

April 25, 2014
4:00 – 6:00p.m.

Alumni Lounge
Pittenger Student CenterBall State University
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Camp Invention: June 16-20th - CITs Needed!

Contributed by: Miki Hamstra
Published: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:00 PM
The Center for Gifted Studies and Talent Development is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a
week-long science enrichment program this summer sponsored by the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame. Camp Invention is a nationally-recognized program that puts real world STEM problems in the hands of elementary students and engages them in the engineering design process. Participants do not need to be Burris students to attend. The program is open to any student entering grades 1-6 in the fall.

Rising 7th-9th graders interested in a leadership role at camp can now register at a discounted rate as Counselors-in-Training (CITs). Contact Miki Hamstra for more information.
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Event Cancellation

Contributed by: Tacianna Oliver
Published: Monday, 21 April 2014 4:00 PM

The following event has been cancelled:

Who: Kizito Kalima, Rwandan genocide survivor

What: Kizito Kalima’s surviving story and how the power of hate speeches and negative propaganda played a large role in the killing of over 1 million innocent people within 3 months.

Where: Student Center (SC) Multipurpose Room (basement of SC)

When: Wednesday, 4/23 from 2-3 PM

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Lawhead Teaching Award Recipient

Contributed by: Rebecca Amato
Published: Monday, 21 April 2014 12:00 PM
The recipient of the 2013/2014 Lawhead Teaching Award in General Education Learn more.

The Power of Hate Speech

Contributed by: Tacianna Oliver
Published: Friday, 18 April 2014 11:00 AM
The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies is hosting Kizito Kalima, a Rwandan Genocide Survivor, who will speak about the power of hate speech on 4/23 from 2-3 PM in the Multipurpose Room of the Student Center.
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Model European Union Team Wins 2014 National Delegation

Contributed by: Deborah Lyon
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 9:00 AM
Six students win at the 2014 Model EU Competition.
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STAIRMASTER 4000 PT- Health Club Quality

Contributed by: Lance Ottinger
Published: Sunday, 13 April 2014 9:00 PM
Excellent condition STAIRMASTER 4000 PT- Health Club Quality!!

Sells for $2500 new and over $1000 used on ebay.

Last week asked for $500. This week price reduced to $400.

Wanting to make room for exercise bike.

If you would like to try it out or would like pictures, please let me know.
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Contributed by: Lauren Peacock
Published: Friday, 11 April 2014 2:00 PM
One bedroom in a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom, individual lease per room (so you do not have to worry about roommates not paying their rent and messing you up) apartment. Bring just yourself or up to three other people to live with, all of the other bedrooms will be empty after July 31, 2014! $330/month (which is cheaper than the current rate for a new lease in the same apartment type) plus gas and electric. August 1, 2014- July 31, 2015 lease or you can take it as early as June. Large closet in the private bathroom. It is currently unfurnished but there is an option to have it furnished available! A queen sized bed fits comfortably in the room with plenty of space left over! Cable, internet, water, trash pick up all included. Ground floor. Pets welcome. Gym, tanning, volleyball court, basketball court, swimming pool, pool table, and computer lab access all included. On the MITS bus route (bus stop right outside of this building) to Wal*Mart and Ball State University, and there is also an apartment community shuttle to and from campus. Washer and dryer in unit, dishwasher in unit. Fenced in porch. Parking located around building. Located at University Estates, on West Bethel, behind Best Buy and BioLife.

Here is a link to the floor plan, it is the first bedroom on the left when you view the 4x4 link.
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Ivy Tech + Ball State: Photovoice Exhibition

Contributed by: Robin Phelps-Ward
Published: Friday, 11 April 2014 7:30 AM

Please join Dr. Amanda Latz, Assistant Professor of Adult, Higher, and Community Education, and the graduate students in the EDCC 641 course “Community Colleges and Diversity” in attendance at their Photovoice event. The Photovoice event is a participatory photo exhibition to be held on May 1, 2014 from 5 to 7 pm at Ivy Tech Community College’s Patterson Building, third floor ballroom.

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Ball State Speech team wins 3 national titles at American Forensics Assoication

Contributed by: Mary Moore
Published: Tuesday, 08 April 2014 11:00 AM
  • Last weekend the Ball State speech team made history; the team won more national champion titles than any other program at the tournament.
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STAIRMASTER 4000 PT- Health Club Quality

Contributed by: Lance Ottinger
Published: Saturday, 05 April 2014 7:00 PM

SERIES 4000 PT- Sells for over $2500 new and over $1000 used, but only asking $500.

If interested, please email and I would be happy to send pictures.

This won't last long. Located only one mile from campus.

Does not take much space and is health club quality!!

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Students to Share Student Teaching Experiences in Germany

Contributed by: Megan Blankenberger
Published: Thursday, 03 April 2014 5:30 PM
SAVE THE DATE! WEDNESDAY APRIL 30 Students and faculty are invited to a presentation from the Spring 2014 Student Teaching Abroad Experience. The session will take place at 10 a.m. in Teachers College, room 1008. Learn more.

Ball State wins national honors for online education innovation

Contributed by: Nancy Prater
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014 7:00 AM

Ball State University’s online education program is cited for strategic innovation by one of the industry’s largest and most significant professional organizations.

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New Undergraduate Journal for Microbiology Research

Contributed by: John McKillip
Published: Tuesday, 04 February 2014 10:00 AM
Fine Focus - The first microbiology research journal for undergraduates

Mission Statement

Fine Focus is a web and print journal dedicated to showcasing the research of undergraduate students, internationally, in all fields of microbiology. Fine Focus is managed entirely by undergraduate students from production to print.

Fine Focus publishes original research by undergraduate students in microbiology. This includes works in all microbiological specialties and
microbiology education. Research in other biology disciplines will not be accepted unless the main emphasis of the work centers on microorganism(s).

For instructions on how to submit a manuscript, please visit our website.

Contact Information:
Twitter: @focusjournal
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