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Indiana Academy Preview Days

Contributed by: Julie Tuttle Davis
Published: Thursday, 08 December 2016 4:30 PM
The Indiana Academy provides a world class education for high ability high school students. For the third year in a row has ranked us the #1 public high school in Indiana. We’re also ranked #3 best high school in the nation and our teachers are ranked #2. Learn more about attending the Indiana Academy at an upcoming Preview Day.
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BSU 2017 Summer Study Program in China

Contributed by: Tamara Edwards
Published: Thursday, 08 December 2016 12:00 PM

BSU 2017 Summer Study Program in China

CH 400:Chinese Language and Culture (1st summer session)

Chinese 400 (6 credits) is a perfect study abroad opportunity. The class is offered by the Department of Modern Languages and Classics in the first summer session from May10 to June 11, 2017. No language prerequisites are required. This program will take place mainly in Beijing and other cities in China. For more information, please contact Dr. Qing Zhang, Director of China field study program, at 765-285-1308 or, or Wechat address:qingzhang76.

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Give Back and Get One Dollar Off the Price of Your A Christmas Carol Ticket Price

Contributed by: Renee Busha
Published: Tuesday, 06 December 2016 3:00 PM
The cast and crew of A Christmas Carol has put together the "Cratchitt Family Dinner" food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank, to ensure families in need in the community will have a great holiday feast! We invite you to spread some cheer and warmth this season by donating canned or non-perishable goods within the the designated boxes in the University Theatre Lobby.

The University Theatre Box Office is open Noon to 5:00 Monday through Friday and an hour before University Theatre productions. You can also buy tickets online at or by calling the University Theatre Box Office at 765-285-8749.

A Christmas Carol opens Thursday, Dec 8 and runs through December 18th. With productions on:
December 8-10, 15-17 at 7:30 p.m.
December 10, 11, 17, 18 at 2:30 p.m.

Read more about this year's production of A Christmas Carol here.
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World Conference on Transformative Education Call for Proposals

Contributed by: Cresta Hancock
Published: Tuesday, 06 December 2016 1:00 PM

World Conference on Transformative Education
"Rethinking Curriculum, Pedagogy and Research in Africa"
July 13 - 15, 2017 University of Buea, Cameroon

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Research Week Survey - Open to All

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Tuesday, 06 December 2016 11:30 AM
Sponsored Projects Administration is conducting a survey regarding Research Week 2016. All are asked to participate in this survey, no matter if they attended or not. The survey will remain active through 5pm on Monday, December 12.

Survey Link:

Thank You.
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Fall Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Tuesday, 06 December 2016 9:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring 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 16.

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Join Interim President Terry King for the New Faculty Academy Showcase and Reception

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 05 December 2016 8:00 AM
Interim President Terry King invites the campus community to a showcase and reception for the New Faculty Academy, an event celebrating the accomplishments of the 2016-17 Alpha faculty class, to be held from 4-6 p.m. January 18 in the Alumni Center’s Assembly Hall.
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Learning Center "Tutor Talk" Newsletter

Contributed by: Jennifer Haley
Published: Thursday, 01 December 2016 3:00 PM
Enjoy the Fall 2016 issue of the Learning Center's "Tutor Talk" newsletter. Learn more.

Call for Proposals - Spring 2017 Provost IL Grant

Contributed by: Robbie Mehling
Published: Wednesday, 30 November 2016 10:00 AM

Fall 2016 Provost Immersive Learning Grant Awards Announcement

Call for Spring 2017 Proposals

Submission System Goes Live: Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 5:00pm
Proposal Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol

Contributed by: Renee Busha
Published: Monday, 28 November 2016 3:00 PM
Beloved holiday story ‘A Christmas Carol’ comes to Ball State

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, adapted by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan, directed by Michael Daehn, with musical direction by Jay Schwandt, choreography by Greg Lund. Features faculty members Peter Zapp and Michael Elliott

The Ball State Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to once again bring to life Charles Dickens' best-known and most magical work, A Christmas Carol. This timeless story of wealthy curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey resonates with young and old alike. Peter Zapp reprises his role and poignantly captures the message of the season: that it is better to give than to receive.
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2016-17 Creative Teaching Grant Call for Appllications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 16 November 2016 9:30 AM
The Office of Educational Excellence is now accepting applications for the 2016-17 Creative Teaching Grant. Proposal deadline is THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
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Apply now for immersive learning opportunity Jacket Copy Creative!

Contributed by: Eva Snider
Published: Thursday, 27 October 2016 10:00 AM
Applications are now open for immersive learning opportunity Jacket Copy Creative! If you haven't heard about Jacket Copy Creative, we are a creative marketing agency housed in the English Department. We handle advertising, marketing, promotions, and public relations for the English Department, as well as community clients like Whitely Community Council and the Indiana Writing Project. Services we offer our clients include event promotion, graphic design, branding and identity development, social media management, web development, blogging, copywriting, and much more. In particular, we are looking for students who meet at least one of our three major needs: effective graphic designers, strong writers, and thoughtful social media managers.

If you're interested, you can apply here. Spots are very limited and fiercely competitive, though, so make sure you get your application done ASAP! You can also direct any questions to the instructor of the course, Eva Grouling Snider, at
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