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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 21 May 2018 12:00 PM
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

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This Week in Diversity Now…
Sign up for the Friendship Family. The Rinker Center partners a Ball State international student with a local family or individual to share experiences and build relationships. Find out more at

Expand your horizons… May 21st is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.This day was created to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence challenge: Learn how to Avoid Stereotypes While Communicating. Show respect and appreciation for other cultures
Share examples of the Beneficence you see in others – email your nominations to
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 1961
On May 20, 1961, Freedom Riders were attacked by mobs in Montgomery Alabama. The groups of white and African American civil rights activists participated in Freedom Rides, bus trips through the American South in 1961 to protest segregated bus terminals.

Featured Diversity Scholarship
An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Academic Life: What's Mindfulness and Compassion Got To Do With It?
  • Integrate mindfulness, compassion, and self-compassion as a cycle of self-kindness to sustain academic life
  • Develop a self-compassionate narrative when all else “fails” in academic life
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Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity Phone 765-285-5316 Email
Teachers College 409
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Ball State to be honored at Engaged Scholarship conference

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Wednesday, 16 May 2018 9:30 AM

Ball State University will be honored with the inaugural Excellence in Faculty Engagement Award at the 2018 Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Conference, Transforming Higher Education through Engaged Scholarship, October 2-3, 2018 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center, Minnesota. The award specifically recognizes the Department of Elementary Education’s “Schools with the Context of Community” program for its exemplary contributions to scholarship and the practice of engaged scholarship.

Early registration is now available; special pricing includes an ESC member rate and a group discount for those attending with five or more colleagues from one institution.

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Research Participants with ADHD Needed

Contributed by: Anthony Mahon
Published: Thursday, 03 May 2018 1:30 PM
Research Participants with ADHD Needed.
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