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REMINDER: Present at the Beneficence Leadership Conference

Contributed by: Lauren Berger
Published: Sunday, 10 December 2017 7:00 AM

Consider submitting a program proposal for the inaugural Beneficence Leadership Conference presented by Housing and Residence Life, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of Student Life.

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Fall Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Thursday, 30 November 2017 8:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the fall semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at midnight Friday, December 15. Learn more.

Faculty Fellowships: Digital Scholarship Lab

Contributed by: James Connolly
Published: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 3:00 PM
Faculty and professional personnel are invited to apply for a Faculty Fellowship from Ball State University’s Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL). Please email to arrange a consultation and for application instructions. Learn more.

Present at the Beneficence Leadership Conference

Contributed by: Lauren Berger
Published: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 2:00 PM
Submit a program proposal for the inaugural Beneficence Leadership Conference. Learn more.

Tucker Student Travel Grant for Autism Research

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 9:30 AM

The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD), in coordination with BSU’s Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is pleased to offer the Terry and Sandra Tucker Family Autism Research Grant program for undergraduate and graduate student research related to autism spectrum disorders. These grants are made possible through the generosity of Terry and Sandra Tucker and their understanding of the importance of supporting research in the field of autism.

Two separate competitions are held for student research projects and for travel funds to present at academic conferences. The Travel Grant competition's deadline is January 1, 2018!
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Piano Instruction for Intermediate-Level Students - Spring Semester 2018

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Tuesday, 28 November 2017 3:30 PM
Private piano lessons are offered for teenagers and adults by Ball State students in connection with the class MUSP 426/526 - Intermediate Piano Pedagogy and Literature during the spring semester. Individuals take piano lessons once a week for 40 minutes beginning usually in the 5th week of the semester, scheduled at the mutual convenience of students and teachers. The fee for the lessons is $150, which includes all lessons, a final student recital, and all appropriate music and materials. Individuals must commit to participation in the program for the entire semester.
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2017-2018 Outstanding Awards

Contributed by: Ashley Burnett
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 1:30 PM

Outstanding Awards 2017-2018

Each year a faculty selection committee selects recipients for nine very significant awards presented to colleagues who have made outstanding contributions to the university community. The awards are:

  • Outstanding Administrator Award
  • Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award
  • Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award
  • Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
  • Outstanding Research Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Award

Please consider nominating colleagues that you know should be recognized by their peers for their important contributions to Ball State. The college dean will send all approved nominations to the Office of the Associate Provost (AD 326), and they will be sent to the appropriate screening committee. Deadline for receipt of this material is Friday, January 19, 2018.

For specific requirements and the nomination process, please visit:

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Ball Brothers Honors College Faculty Fellow

Contributed by: Coralee Young
Published: Tuesday, 21 November 2017 12:00 PM

The Honors College seeks successful and creative faculty not currently teaching Honors College courses to be named the first Ball Brothers Honors College Faculty Fellow. The Fellowship is a two-year (fall/spring/fall/spring) part-time load (three 3-credit courses per academic year) competitively selected assignment within the Honors College. Applications for the Fall 2018-Spring 2020 Fellowship are due Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The call for applications may be found at:

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