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Vigil at Beneficence at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21

Contributed by: Gabi Glass
Published: Wednesday, 20 March 2019 9:30 AM
Please join campus and community members at the Beneficence statue on Thursday, March 21, from 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. for the Beneficence Vigil. We will remember victims of the events in New Zealand this past week.
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Peer Health Educators - Apply Now!

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 4:00 PM
Are you interested in health and wellness? Would you like to educate your peers on making healthy choices? Need to prepare more for your future career, but think that you don't have the time?

If so, a position as a Peer Health Educator (PHE) should be in your future. PHEs are involved in planning, staffing, and presenting health promotion events and programs on campus. Students from any department are welcome to participate in the program and gain valuable experience. All that’s required is an interest in promotion health and wellness!

To learn more visit https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/healtheducation/peerhealtheducators
or if you would like to apply please complete the application at https://bsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6u3m3HSiBWTLOkJ . Applications are due by Wednesday, April 3rd. If you have further questions please contact the health educator, Elizabeth Peeler, at edpeeler@bsu.edu.

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Diversity This Week March 18-24, 2019

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 18 March 2019 9:30 AM

Check out the complete issue of Diversity This Week Here

Highlights include:

This Week in Diversity Now…

Please watch for information about the time and location for our beneficence vigil where we will remember those people who were the victims of hatred and violence, including those who were recently killed in the two mosques in New Zealand.

Join a discussion to address biases and learn more about students with disabilities.

Learn more about implicit bias through a workshop sponsored by the Office of Institutional Diversity

Understanding Inclusive Excellence and Learning to Identify Implicit Bias
Session 1, Thursday, March 21 at 10 am - TC 411

Find the week-long list of Women’s Week activities here.

…& looking back
The Equal Rights Amendment was passed by the U.S. Senate in 1972, but eventually failed to be ratified. Read more here.

…and more!

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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Implicit Bias & Solutions

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 9:00 AM
Would you like to learn more about implicit bias and develop solutions for lessening their impact at the university? Attend the Office of Institutional Diversity's two-part workshop series:


Session 1, Thursday, March 21 at 9 am
"Understanding Inclusive Excellence and Learning to Identify Implicit Bias"

At this session, we will explore definitions of diversity and inclusive excellence and explore examples of micro-aggressions and implicit biases.

Session 2, Wednesday, April 3 at 1 pm
"Responding to Implicit Bias: Supportive Strategies for Everyday Solutions"

At this session, we will review the sources of implicit biases and develop strategies to respond non-defensively and proactively for positive outcomes.

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
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AAUW Work Smart Online

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 13 March 2019 8:30 AM

Now You Can Work Smarter

By this point, you’ve likely heard about Work Smart Online, the American Association of University Women offers a free, one-hour training that helps women negotiate for higher pay and become better communicators. Now, the tool is even easier to use. We’ve improved it so you can navigate directly to the topics that interest you — whether that’s pay gap facts or negotiating tips — rather than being required to move through the course sequentially. Customize the learning experience to meet your needs!

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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

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REMINDER: 2018-2019 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards

Contributed by: Jennifer Criss
Published: Monday, 11 March 2019 9:00 AM

Ball State University has recognized six women for their excellence in leadership within education, research, and women’s advocacy.

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2018-2019 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards announced

Contributed by: Gabi Glass
Published: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:00 AM
Ball State University has recognized six women for their excellence in leadership within education, research, and women’s advocacy. Learn more.

VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 14 February 2019 2:00 PM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the new fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year!
Read about their upcoming seminars, and contact the Fellows below to apply to be a part of the projects:
  • Fall 2019: Jill Christman, English - "Rape Culture in the Age of #MeToo"
  • Fall 2019: Laura Romano, English - "Makerspaces: Opportunities for Cultural Identity in Post-Industrial Cities"
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Spring 2019 Commencement: College Ceremonies

Contributed by: Emily Gralak
Published: Thursday, 24 January 2019 11:00 AM
Here are the times and locations of the Spring 2019 Commencement ceremonies. Learn more.

Notice--Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Contributed by: Mike Gillilan
Published: Friday, 11 January 2019 5:00 PM
The Ball State Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities (Code) is published on-line at www.bsu.edu/studentcode. The Code provides extensive information about the rights of students as members of the Ball State community as well as expectations for their behavior and the procedures used to address behavior that falls short of expectations. This notice is provided by the Office of Student Rights and Community Standards www.bsu.edu/studentrights. Learn more.

Notice of Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Contributed by: Mike Gillilan
Published: Friday, 24 August 2018 10:30 AM
The Ball State Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities (Code) is published on-line at www.bsu.edu/studentcode. The Code provides extensive information about the rights of students as members of the Ball State community as well as expectations for their behavior and the procedures used to address behavior that falls short of expectations. This notice is provided by the Office of Student Rights and Community Standards www.bsu.edu/studentrights. Learn more.

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