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The Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series Presents: THE UNITED KINGDOM

Contributed by: Heather Wilson
Published: Friday, 06 March 2015 6:00 AM
Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series – United Kingdom
Pittenger Student Center, Yuhas Room
Wednesday, March 11
12-1PM

Each week the Rinker Center for International Programs (RCIP) holds a presentation in the Pittenger Student Center (Yuhas Room) from 12-1PM. These presentations highlight different countries by offering natives a chance to share their insider’s look into these countries and their cultures.

The presentations are accompanied by internationally-themed food served from 11AM-1:30PM in the Tally Food Court (for details, see: http://netnutrition.bsu.edu/NetNutrition/Home.aspx and click "Student Center Tally Food Court”.)

This coming Wednesday, March 11 Natasha Francksen will present her native country, the United Kingdom!

The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state in Europe that includes the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Come learn more about this fascinating country at Culture Exchange; we hope to see you there!

Upcoming Culture Exchange Presentations
March 11 Natasha Francksen—United Kingdom


March 18 Sharifa Djurabaeva and Ziyoda Gazieva—Uzbekistan
March 25 Isaac Muhando—Kenya
April 1 Emelie Snickars-Finland
April 8 Luma Bashmi—Bahrain
April 15 Danah Alqunfuzi—Saudi Arabia

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Graduate Research Assistant Position for Summer, Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Contributed by: Bharati Assudani
Published: Monday, 02 March 2015 12:00 PM
We are looking for a graduate research assistant to help with research activities involving healthcare facilities for children with autism. Learn more.

"Reconsidering Business Planning and Venture Development: Does it Matter?"

Contributed by: Brennen Charles
Published: Thursday, 26 February 2015 10:00 AM

“Reconsidering Business Planning and Venture Development: Does it Matter?”

5 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015
L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Cardinal Hall
Discussion and reception to follow, Music Lounge

Business planning is pervasive in entrepreneurship education today. However, academic debate about the value of business planning is longstanding. In this presentation, Marvel discusses the major challenges in business planning research. Using recent data collected from new technology-based startups in the Midwest he advances a new perspective in business planning research—while considering if, and when, planning promotes venture development.

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Las Libres: The Story Continues

Contributed by: Julie Eiser
Published: Thursday, 26 February 2015 8:30 AM

The Office of Institutional Diversity at Ball State University (BSU) is pleased to invite you to the film screening of the documentary Las Libres: The Story Continues (2014) directed by Gustavo Montaña and produced by Deborah Billings and Verónica Cruz Sánchez.

This event is a precursor to “Women’s Week” celebrated at BSU. The screening will be held on Thursday, March 19 (Whitinger Business Building, Room 144) at 6:00 pm. The movie is in Spanish with English subtitles (duration 95 minutes).

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Making Sense of Motivation Terminology, featuring Associate Professor of Educational Psychology S. Serena Shim, Ph.D.

Contributed by: Sherri Beaty
Published: Wednesday, 25 February 2015 11:00 AM
Join us for the final presentation of the 2014-15
Teachers College Dean's Sabbatical Lecture Series

Making Sense of Motivation Terminology
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 10:30 a.m.
Johnson Executive Seminar Room, Teachers College Room 1008

Featuring S. Serena Shim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology

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BSU Women's Club Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Contributed by: Deborah Lyon
Published: Monday, 23 February 2015 8:00 AM
Applications for the BSU Women's Club 2015-16 Scholarships for non-traditional students are now available on the Ball State Women's Club website.


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Register for the Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference at Ball State University

Contributed by: Kerry Smith
Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2015 2:00 PM
We invite you to Register for the Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference at Ball State University! The Conference will be held Friday and Saturday March 27th and 28th in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center. Register Here by March 15th and receive the discounted rate of $65 for Students and $90 for Professionals. Registration includes a Friday evening social hour, and a Saturday breakfast and lunch. The conference features Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Mobley, President of the Society for Counseling Psychology and Invited Speakers on Military Psychology, Suicide Prevention, Health Service Psychology, Ethics, and LGBT issues. 3 CEUs are available for licensed psychologists and mental health counselors for an additional $30. Learn more.

Publications and Intellectual Properties Committee Spring Deadline

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Monday, 16 February 2015 7:30 AM
Ball State University’s Publications and Intellectual Properties Committee
(PIPC) is a Standing Committee of the University Senate. PIPC receives requests
for support for faculty-authored publications and makes funding recommendations
to the Provost. Manuscripts must be completed for consideration.

The next deadline is Monday, March 15, 2015.


Consultation with the Committee Chair, Steve Ratchford or SPO Director Dr. Justin Miller, is highly advised prior to application submission.

Please see program guidelines and application form.
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Arts internships available in New York City

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:00 PM
Would you like to do a semester-long internship in New York?

Are you interested in becoming an arts professional?

Ball State has a new domestic, off-campus study program called the New York Arts Program.



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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 www.bsu.edu/academy/summer or contact Raychelle Wilson at rawilson2@bsu.edu. This APSI is endorsed by the College Board. Learn more.

BSU Women's Club Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Contributed by: Deborah Lyon
Published: Wednesday, 04 February 2015 8:00 AM
Applications for the BSU Women's Club 2015-16 Scholarships for non-traditional students are now available on the BSU Women's Club website. Learn more.

Political Science Department Scholarship Opportunities

Contributed by: Stephanie Painter
Published: Monday, 02 February 2015 1:00 PM
Criteria for scholarships offered by the Political Science Department are listed below. Applications are available in the Political Science Department, North Quad 258 and are due no later than Friday, March 27, 2015. For additional information contact the Political Science Department at 285-8780.

A. MICHAEL CORBETT SCHOLARSHIP
This Scholarship Fund was established by the Department of Political Science in memory of Michael Corbett, a faculty member in the department for over 30 years.

Criteria
• Must be an undergraduate student majoring in political science;
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Must have taken POLS 210 or be currently enrolled in POLS 210


WENDELL “ROY” GRUENEWALD INTERN

Criteria:
• The scholarship is awarded as a one tuition grant during the semester the student is an intern.
• The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at Ball State University. In addition, the student must be enrolled in Political Science at Ball State University as an Intern.
• Awarded regardless of sex, race, or national origin.


HERBERT H. HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in honor of Herbert Hamilton, a professor in the Political Science Department.

Criteria:
• Awarded to a graduating senior with a major in Political Science.
• The student must be pursuing a law degree from a reputable law school and show proof of admittance to the law school.


AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
• Awarded to an outstanding student who is a Political Science major with a concentration in American Government.
• Must have Junior or Senior status
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both the major and overall.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
• Awarded to an outstanding student who is a Political Science major with a concentration in Comparative/International Relations.
• Must have Junior or Senior status
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both the major and overall.


PUBLIC POLICY OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
• Awarded to an outstanding student who is a Political Science major with a concentration in Public Policy or Public Administration.
• Must have Junior or Senior status
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both the major and overall.



Applications are available in the Political Science Department Office, NQ 258. Applications are due by Friday, March 27, 2015.





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Spring 2015 Saturday Adventure Programs!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015 2:00 PM
Registration has opened for the Spring 2015 Saturday Adventure Programs through the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities! Youth enrichment programming available for students in grades K-8! Learn more.

Save the Date - March 19, 2015

Contributed by: Julie Eiser
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015 9:00 AM

Do you want to improve the science laboratory experience of ALL students, especially those with mental health issues?

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