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Get involved with Ball State's international community and become a Friendship Family for Fall 2017!

Contributed by: Hope Covington
Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017 10:20 AM

Do you want to experience new cultures? Support international students as they adapt to life in Muncie? Expand the horizons of your world without leaving home?

If so, the Friendship Family program is for you! The Rinker Center for International Programs is currently recruiting community members to volunteer as friendship families for international students arriving in the Fall 2017 semester!

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Annual Plant Sale at the Greenhouse

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017 1:00 PM
It's time again for the Annual Rinard Orchid Greenhouse Plant Sale! Learn more.

FCFA 481 Fashion Show

Contributed by: Angel Tuttle
Published: Monday, 17 April 2017 4:00 PM

Ball State's Fashion Promotions Class, FCFA 481, would like to invite you to our Fashion Show on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Alumni Center.

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Student Art at the Greenhouse

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Monday, 10 April 2017 9:30 AM
The spring 2017 gallery featuring artwork by Ball State students is currently available for public viewing for the rest of the month at the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse. Learn more.

Enrichment Program for Middle School Students

Contributed by: Julie Tuttle Davis
Published: Tuesday, 07 March 2017 4:00 PM
In this FREE hands-on writing workshop aimed at middle school students, Indiana Academy instructor Dr. Margaret Smith will have students write their own poems of praise after learning about the anonymous praise poets of 8th century England and modern South American poet Pablo Neruda. Learn more.

Summer Academy for high school students to be held July 9 - 21

Contributed by: Lori Pence
Published: Friday, 24 February 2017 11:30 AM
DesignWorks Summer Academy, for high school sophomores and juniors, has been called an "immersive, intensive, team-driven, college level experience," and we'd agree.

Students will experience life as a college student while staying in the residence halls and attending college courses taught by faculty from the College of Architecture and Planning.

Field trips, participating in competitive projects, learning from profession speakers, are included in the fee. For admission requirements, dates, and to apply go to Questions? Contact Lori Pence at (765) 285-5879.
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Upcoming Events at the Brown Planetarium

Contributed by: Dayna Thompson
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017 11:30 AM
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Pendulum – A Special Musical Event
Friday: January 13 @ 6:30pm and @ 8pm for a special Friday late-night showing
Saturday: January 14 @ 6:30pm and 8pm

Tour of the Winter Sky
Fridays: January 20, 27 @ 6:30pm
Saturdays: January 21, 28 @ 6:30pm and 8pm

Saturn & Beyond
Fridays: February 10, 17, 24 @ 6:30pm
Saturdays: February 11, 18, 25 @ 6:30pm and 8pm

To Space & Back
Fridays: March 3, 24 @ 6:30pm
Saturdays: March 4, 25 @ 6:30pm and 8pm

2017 Solar Eclipse
Fridays: March 31 & April 7, 14 @ 6:30pm
Saturdays: April 1, 8, 15 @ 6:30pm and 8pm

For directions and parking information, as well as general policies, please visit the Charles W. Brown Planetarium website.
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