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Free Tickets: Get the Led Out is Performing at Emens!

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:00 AM
Made up of six veteran musicians, Get the Led Out members are intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you've never heard before. By using multi-instrumentalists, the band re-creates the songs with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. Get the Led Out brings what the audience members want: a high energy Zeppelin concert with honest, heart-thumping intensity. Learn more.

Get the Led Out is Performing at Emens!

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:00 AM
Made up of six veteran musicians, Get the Led Out members are intent on delivering Led Zeppelin live, like you've never heard before. By using multi-instrumentalists, the band re-creates the songs with the studio overdubs that Zeppelin themselves never performed. Get the Led Out brings what the audience members want: a high energy Zeppelin concert with honest, heart-thumping intensity. Learn more.

Seeking Host Families for International H.S. Students

Contributed by: Brandy Reichle
Published: Tuesday, 14 February 2017 8:30 AM

The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities continues to grow its international student program. This fall, we will welcome 10 new high school juniors from all over the world who will need host families for the 2017-2018 academic year.

To become a Host Family for next school year, complete your application at https://www.flag-intl.org//host.html. Once the application process is complete, host families may view detailed student stories, see pictures, and read teacher and parent letters, before being matched.  This opportunity is especially convenient for families living nearby or those already commuting to Ball State or the surrounding area since we are located on-campus, near the Student Center and Burris Laboratory School.

Host families:
  • Come in all shapes and sizes: Non-Academy families, younger/same age/older children, empty-nesters, college-age or adult children, no children, singles, etc.
  • Host a student in their home throughout the academic year (August 2017-May 2018)
  • Provide food and transportation to/from school (students pay for their own extracurricular activities, clothing, healthcare, etc.)
  • Treat the student as their own child (rules, love and support, guidance, etc.)
  • Do not need any previous hosting experience! Anyone interested in becoming a host family is encouraged to apply.
If interested, contact Brandy Reichle at breichle@bsu.edu or (765)285-8130 for more details. Also, please kindly share this information with others who might be interested in this unique cultural opportunity.



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Upcoming Events at the Brown Planetarium

Contributed by: Dayna Thompson
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017 11:30 AM
T h e   C h a r l e s    W.   B r o w n   P l a n e t a r i u m
S p r i n g    2 0 1 7
F r e e    P u b l i c    P r o g r a m s

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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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 Niche.com 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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