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NEH Summer Stipend Deadline and Information

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2015 4:30 PM
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Research typically results in articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two months.

An outright award of $6,000 is provided for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. In accordance with NEH guidelines, Ball State may nominate two faculty proposals.

Ball State internal application deadline is September 3, 2015.
Deadline for final submission to the NEH is October 1 for projects beginning May 2016.

Click here for full guidelines.

Materials to submit for the September 3 internal review:
1. The Ball State NEH Summer Stipend Internal Application Coversheet
    **This form is in lieu of ATTACHMENT 1: Supplemental Information for Individuals Form
2. A single copy of the application, including:
      a. 3-page (single-spaced) narrative
      b. 2-page (single-spaced) resumé
      c. 1-page (single-spaced) bibliography
      d. 1-page appendix (graphical materials or edition/translation sample, if applicable)

You do not need to include reference letters at this time.
You do not need to have processed a Ball State clearance sheet.
Selected proposals will be submitted electronically through by the October 1 deadline.

Please submit your completed internal application to Augusta Wray by September 3.

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2015 Read and Lead Funny in Farsi

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Monday, 18 May 2015 4:30 PM
The First Year Experience Committee is seeking discussion group leaders for the 2015-16 Freshman Common Reader "Read and Lead"

The book: "Funny In Farsi: A Memoir of Growing up Iranian In America"
by Firoozeh Dumas

The event: The 45 minute discussions with incoming First Year students occur the afternoon of Sunday August 23rd immediately following Convocation.

The preparation: Review and prep sessions will be available in early August.

The author will be presenting in Emens on September 22nd at 7:30pm
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BSU High School International Student Host Family Search

Contributed by: Brandy Reichle
Published: Monday, 18 May 2015 9:00 AM
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities high school is located on Ball State’s campus and is excited to announce a new non-residential International Student program starting this fall. The search has officially begun for local families who would like to share their lives and expand their worldview, while providing a safe and loving home to an Indiana Academy student for the 2015-2016 school year.
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3D Design and Printing Camp: June 15-19

Contributed by: Miki Hamstra
Published: Wednesday, 13 May 2015 8:00 AM

The Center for Gifted Studies and Talent Development is pleased to partner with 3D Parts Manufacturing, LLC to provide a one-week 3D Design and Printing camp for Grades 7-12 June 15-19th. In this innovative camp, students will use hands-on approaches to learning and apply the Engineering Design Process as they develop an understanding of 3D printing and the ability to create printable 3D models using a variety of software applications. TinkerCad, 123D Design, TurtleArt, SketchUp, 3Dtin, Inkscape, Inventor, Rhino, and Netfabb are examples of applications utilized in the design & modeling process. Participants will identify a real world problem and use what they learn to design and 3D Print, all or part, of the solution.

Limited spaces are available, so be sure to register soon if interested.

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Summer Band? It's not too late!

Contributed by: Gail L. Werner
Published: Monday, 11 May 2015 3:30 PM
It is not to late to participate in the BSU Summer Concert Band. This is a fun and rewarding experience that has continued to grow for the past few summers. For those of you not familiar with the Summer Concert Band, read on for details. Learn more.

Summer Hours at the Writing Center

Contributed by: Jackie Grutsch McKinney
Published: Thursday, 07 May 2015 6:30 AM
Dear Students,

The Writing Center is open this summer, so if you are taking summer courses or working on writing projects and want free one-to-one feedback, please make an appointment to work with us. We have face-to-face appointment and online appointments.

Go to: to schedule your appointment.

Summer I Hours [Starting May 13th]
M-Th 10-4 (in RB 286 or online), 5-10 pm (online only hours)
Fridays 10-12 (in RB 286 or online)
Sundays 5-10 pm (online only hours

The Writing Center at Ball State
Working with Student Writers Since 1966
Summer Location: Robert Bell 286
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K-12 Summer Camp Registration Open!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 4:00 PM
Registration has officially opened for the Indiana Academy 2015 Summer Camps! A variety of camps available for grades K-12 with a special discount for multiple day camp registrations or multiple family members registering! Learn more.

Fall 2015 Upper Division Economics Courses

Contributed by: Delana Ulmer
Published: Friday, 10 April 2015 10:00 AM
Department of Economics Electives for Fall 2015 Learn more.

Fall 2015 - Online Graduate Course - BED 620, Improvement of Instruction with Technology

Contributed by: Allen Truell
Published: Monday, 30 March 2015 6:00 AM
Fall 2015 – Online Graduate Level Course – Open to all Graduate Students - BED 620, Improvement of Instruction with Technology.  Section 810, CRN: 15265.
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BED 593 - Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE

Contributed by: Allen Truell
Published: Friday, 27 March 2015 11:00 PM
BED 593 - Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE Learn more.

BED 592 - Managing Work-Based Learning Programs

Contributed by: Allen Truell
Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:00 PM
BED 592 - Managing Work-Based Learning Programs
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Advanced Placement Summer Institute registration now open

Contributed by: Raychelle Wilson
Published: Sunday, 08 February 2015 10:00 AM
Registration is now open for The Indiana Academy 2015 Advanced Placement Summer Institute, which will be held July 13-16 & 20-23. Nineteen sessions will be held in a variety of disciplines. For more information, visit or contact Raychelle Wilson at This APSI is endorsed by the College Board. Learn more.