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Mediation in the Museum

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Friday, 20 April 2018 9:00 AM
Friday, April 20th
Meditation in the Museum
3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
David Owsley Museum of Art
Join Dr. George Wolfe in “Meditation in the Diebenkorn Exhibition.” Meet in front of the Amida Buddha (Chinese and Japanese Gallery). A towel, blanket, or yoga mat is recommended. Sponsored by the Ball State’s Meditation Partnership.

Sponsored By: Phi Mu, Lambda Chi Alpha, Peer Health Educators, Counseling Center, Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education, and Ball State’s Mediation Partnership






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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 16 April 2018 8:30 AM
Diversity this Week
A message from the Associate Vice President for Diversity
Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University

View the complete Diversity This Week Here

This Week in Diversity Now…

Faculty Reflection - Safe Spaces for Examining Our Own Professorial Privilege
April 17| 12-1:00 PM | Teachers College, Room 1008
April 18| 12-1:00 PM | Teachers College, Room 1008
The vulnerability experienced by many faculty can inhibit our ability to see our privilege as academics. This session will explore professorial privilege with an emphasis on how it can impact our effectiveness in the classroom. Self-reflection strategies and cultural bias and humility in academia will also be discussed.

Talking Race: How to Facilitate the Discussion
April 22| 3-6:00 PM | Teachers College, Room 1008
Want to learn more about how to start a discussion regarding race and racism in your community?
Want to learn how to facilitate and guide discussions surrounding the topic of race with others?
Register Here https://talkingracemuncie.eventbrite.com Hosted by EDAC 698: Cultural Identities and Community Engagement Course at Ball State University (Spring 2018) and It Is Well With My Soul.

Jewish Studies Course Development Summer Workshop
The Arab-Israel Conflict: How It Began The workshop runs May 7 -11, 2018, 9-1:00 PM. Email dlyon2@bsu.edu for an application form. Deadline to submit an application, today, Monday, April 16, 2018.

Expand your horizons…
The Festival of Ridvan begins on April 20th and continues through May 2nd. This celebratory and reflective holiday is celebrated by members of the Baha’i Faith and is significant as the origin of the community.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence challenge: According to a 2016 poll on workplace incivility, 62% of employees reported that they were treated rudely at work at least once a month. Incivility harms health, life satisfaction, and productivity. Learn about the five signs that indicate a workplace culture is civil.
Share examples of the Beneficence you see in others – email your nominations to OID@bsu.edu Please include your name, the person's name and the way in which they embodied the Beneficence Pledge.

…& looking back. This week in Diversity in 1963
April 16, Martin Luther King is arrested and jailed during anti-segregation protests in Birmingham, Ala.; he writes his seminal "Letter from Birmingham Jail," arguing that individuals have the moral duty to disobey unjust laws.

Featured Diversity Scholarship An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2016-17
Linh Littleford

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
How to Market Your Book on Social Media
  • Learn how to use your book to connect and converse.
  • How to build your audience and spark dialogue.
View the webinar using this link https://www.facultydiversity.org/webinars/socialmedia. Can't view the resource? Be sure to register. Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at https://www.facultydiversity.org/join.

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity
Phone 765-285-5316
Teachers College 409
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Stress Free Week Activities

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 10 April 2018 2:00 PM
Stress Free Week
Monday, April 16th – April 20th
Feeling Stressed with Finals Coming Up?
Check Out These FREE Events!
Stop by Letterman Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 am – 3 pm
for FREE FOOD and Goodies

Monday, April 16th
Meditation in the Greenhouse
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse
Join the Counseling Center for a moment to “stop and smell the orchids” in the Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse. No prior meditation experience required! Part of the Ball State’s Meditation Partnership.

Monday, April 16th
A Night with Bob Ross
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SC Multipurpose Room
Come paint with Bob Ross by your side! Follow along with Bob Ross or paint your own masterpiece. Painting supplies will be provided. First 30 students who email healthed@bsu.edu by Friday, April 13th by NOON get a FREE canvas!

Tuesday, April 17th
Stressbusters Kits
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
TC 107/109
Come drop in and make a FREE Stressbusters kit. Learn about how to manage stress during this hectic time.

Wednesday, April 18th
Meditation Under the Stars
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Charles W. Brown Planetarium
Join the Counseling Center at the Planetarium for an out of this world meditation experience. No prior meditation experience required! Part of the Ball State’s Meditation Partnership.

Thursday, April 19th
Tournament Thursday – Disney Edition
8:30 – 10:30 pm
SC Ballroom
Love Disney? Join us for Disney trivia! FREE food, drinks, and prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Preregister your team at kbenbow@bsu.edu for FREE door prizes. Teams no more than 6 people. Preregistration is not required to attend! Sponsored by Cardinal Choices Grant, Women’s Field Hockey, and Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education.

Friday, April 20th
Meditation in the Museum
3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
David Owsley Museum of Art
Join Dr. George Wolfe in “Meditation in the Diebenkorn Exhibition.” Meet in front of the Amida Buddha (Chinese and Japanese Gallery). A towel, blanket, or yoga mat is recommended. Sponsored by the Ball State’s Meditation Partnership.

Sponsored By: Phi Mu, Lambda Chi Alpha, Peer Health Educators, Counseling Center, Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education, and Ball State’s Mediation Partnership

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EDSE 150 Basic Concepts of Secondary Education Online Summer 2018

Contributed by: Cresta Hancock
Published: Wednesday, 07 February 2018 5:00 PM


EDSE 150- Basic Concepts of Secondary Education
Designed to help students make valid decisions about preparing for and functioning in teaching careers. Professionalism, job requirements, employment opportunities, secondary school curricula, and the role of secondary education within the entire educational process are discussed.


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Storytelling: The Must-Have Career Skill

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Sunday, 23 April 2017 8:00 PM
We live in such a noisy world, so many voices trying to get our attention.

But who captures our attention?

That’s easy: whoever tells the best story.

Storytelling is the new must-have skill in business, advertising, marketing, and public relations. Even Forbes agrees.


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