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Now Hiring! Research Assistants

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2019 11:20 AM
Good Morning!

Dr. Laura Bassette is seeking to hire Ball State graduate and undergraduate students to assist with research exploring how to increase physical activity in individuals on the autism spectrum. If you are interested in the position, please review the positions posted through the Cardinal Career Link and contact Dr. Laura Bassette – labassette@bsu.edu.
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IABHE and BFSA Meet & Greet, June 24, 5-7 pm

Contributed by: Ruby Cain
Published: Monday, 10 June 2019 11:00 AM
The Indiana Association for Blacks in Higher Education (IABHE) and The Ball State University’s Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA), invite you to a Meet and Greet on Monday, June 24, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. at the Ball State University Alumni Center Assembly Hall. Learn more.

Invitation to Join the Summer Chorus

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Monday, 10 June 2019 9:30 AM
Ball State's Summer Chorus is open to students, faculty, staff, and community singers. This fun, invigorating music experience is led by Ball State conducting faculty. Each series holds Monday night rehearsals, then performs a light concert in Sursa Performance Hall. Students may register to earn credit for the course (MUSC 351) or participate as an extra-curricular event. Learn more.

Tucker Student Travel Grant for Autism Research

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Monday, 10 June 2019 9:30 AM
The Center for Autism Spectrum (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. 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 summer deadline is July 1, 2019!
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Want to be a Maker? Enroll in Digital Fabrication Bootcamp during 2nd Summer Session

Contributed by: Lori Pence
Published: Tuesday, 04 June 2019 1:30 PM
Do you like to make things? Want to learn to design on the computer? 3D Print? Or cut something intricate using a computerized tool?

Sign up for CAP 400 Digital Fabrication Bootcamp to learn how to:
· Design 2D objects using Adobe Illustrator
· Model in 3D with Rhinoceros
· Use a Laser Cutter
· Cut glass, metal, stone and more on a Waterjet
· Make 3D objects out of wood on a CNC mill
· 3D print in various materials

This 2nd session summer course and is open to all interested BSU students. No prior experience required.

See the flyer and get more information at the following link!
http://capfablab.info/bootcamp

Course info:
CAP 400 Section 4 / CRN 37913
2 credit hours - MWF 9-11:30

Instructors:
Dan Eisinger – dmeisinger@bsu.edu
Colby Gray – ccgray2@bsu.edu
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Participants with ASD Requested

Contributed by: Donna Cunningham
Published: Friday, 24 May 2019 9:00 AM

Seeking adolescent/young adult participants to participate in several studies exploring how to teach physical activity skills to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using technology.
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Submit Proposals for Innovation Summit

Contributed by: Emily Gralak
Published: Thursday, 23 May 2019 8:30 AM
Ball State faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals by Wednesday, July 10, for an Innovation Summit, which will bring Muncie Community Schools administrators, teachers, and community stakeholders together with nationally recognized educators to imagine the possibilities of the historic partnership between MCS and Ball State. The summit will be September 25-26, at the Horizon Convention Center. Learn more.

Web Archiving Program from Ball State University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 14 May 2019 8:00 AM
Ball State University Libraries is proud to announce the launch of a web archiving program that preserves and provides access to archival copies of select websites relevant to Muncie and Delaware County, Ball State University, and the Indiana architecture community. Learn more.

Invitation to Join the Summer Chorus

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Thursday, 09 May 2019 9:30 AM
Ball State's Summer Chorus is open to students, faculty, staff, and community singers. This fun, invigorating music experience is led by Ball State conducting faculty. Each series holds Monday night rehearsals, then performs a light concert in Sursa Performance Hall. Students may register to earn credit for the course (MUSC 351) or participate as an extra-curricular event. Learn more.

Invitation to Join the Summer Chorus

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Wednesday, 17 April 2019 2:00 PM
Ball State's Summer Chorus is open to students, faculty, staff, and community singers. This fun, invigorating music experience is led by Ball State conducting faculty. Each series holds Monday night rehearsals, then performs a light concert in Sursa Performance Hall. Students may register to earn credit for the course (MUSC 351) or participate as an extra-curricular event.
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"
Learn more.

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