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Music is Medicine

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017 9:00 AM
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017:
• 12-2pm: Music & Memory tabling event—Tally, Student Center
Come meet members of BSU’s Music & Memory organization. These wonderful members meet with residents at Nursing Homes in the Muncie community, many with Alzheimer’s disease, develop playlists of some of their favorite songs, and facilitate powerful listening experiences that trigger memory and emotion.

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017:
• 12-2pm: BSU Sport & Exercise Psychology Graduate Program Tabling event—Tally, Student Center
Current graduate students in the Sport & Exercise Psychology program will lead a demonstration on Biofeedback (M-Wave) and what music can do to indices of brain activity.

Friday, April 28th, 2017:
• 9am-12pm: “Take a Pause”—Scramble Light
Join Peer Health Educators for a little stress relief during your Friday morning commute! We will be handing out mini stress-relief kits to help end your week on a positive note.
• 1-2 pm: “Music is Medicine” by Nile Brandt—A Review of the Benefits of Incorporating Listening Into Everyday Life—Pine Shelf Room
This presentation will offer a comprehensive display of the multitude of benefits of incorporating music into one’s life. Specific attention will be made on using music for relaxation, motivation/activation for exercise, mood regulation, learning/memory, concentration, and stress management, with a discussion on best practices for deriving these benefits.

Learn more.

Music is Medicine

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017 4:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017:
• 12-2pm: Music & Memory tabling event—Tally, Student Center
Come meet members of BSU’s Music & Memory organization. These wonderful members meet with residents at Nursing Homes in the Muncie community, many with Alzheimer’s disease, develop playlists of some of their favorite songs, and facilitate powerful listening experiences that trigger memory and emotion.

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017:
• 12-2pm: BSU Sport & Exercise Psychology Graduate Program Tabling event—Tally, Student Center
Current graduate students in the Sport & Exercise Psychology program will lead a demonstration on Biofeedback (M-Wave) and what music can do to indices of brain activity.

Friday, April 28th, 2017:
• 9am-12pm: “Take a Pause”—Scramble Light
Join Peer Health Educators for a little stress relief during your Friday morning commute! We will be handing out mini stress-relief kits to help end your week on a positive note.
• 1-2 pm: “Music is Medicine” by Nile Brandt—A Review of the Benefits of Incorporating Listening Into Everyday Life—Pine Shelf Room
This presentation will offer a comprehensive display of the multitude of benefits of incorporating music into one’s life. Specific attention will be made on using music for relaxation, motivation/activation for exercise, mood regulation, learning/memory, concentration, and stress management, with a discussion on best practices for deriving these benefits.

Learn more.

Gangs and Governance in American Prisons: Dr. David Skarbek

Contributed by: Delana Ulmer
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017 3:00 PM
Join the Economics Club and the Department of Economics in welcoming Dr. David Skarbek, Senior Lecturer in Political Economy, King's College London, on Wednesday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. in AJ 175 as he presents Gangs and Governance in American Prisons.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The Clothesline Project

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017 10:00 AM
April is the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). In honor of SAAM, the Peer Victim Advocate Team, with the Office of Victim Services, will be hosting a number of programs throughout the month. We’d invite you to come join us in bringing awareness to this critical topic, learning more about the issue, and engaging with peers to discuss ways to end it!

The Clothesline Project Display

The Clothesline Project (CLP) is a program started on Cape Cod, in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women. This event is for survivors and the Ball State community to express their emotions & support towards survivors!
T-shirts have been decorated by members of the Ball State community and these T-Shirts will be hung on display in front of the Christian Campus House. The clothesline will be viewed by others as a testimony of the impact of violence against women.
Christian Campus House
1411 W. Riverside Ave.
April 24th-April 28th

Learn more.

May 1: Center for EMDD Student Showcase & Open House

Contributed by: Faith Kellermeyer
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017 9:00 AM
The Center for Emerging Media Design & Development invites you to attend a showcase and open house featuring the work of our first graduating cohort on May 1, 2017 from 10 am - 6 pm in AJ 390. Come and go as you please. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Learn more.

Ball State Doumentary Premeire "Tales Told Out of School"

Contributed by: Sandi Garcia
Published: Friday, 21 April 2017 9:30 AM
The Ball State University African American Alumni Oral History Project (Phase II) team members would like to cordially invite the Ball State community to our showcase and film premiere on Friday, April 28th, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 P.M. at the L.A. Pittenger Student Center on Ball State’s campus in Room 301-302. Refreshments will be provided. Learn more.

Online Survey Study Participant Request- your views on head injuries

Contributed by: April Reed
Published: Tuesday, 18 April 2017 8:30 AM

Dr. Eric Pierson and his team are working in collaboration with Dr. Paul Jantz of Texas State University on a research project to learn more about the circumstances in which people sustain a head injury, the medical care people receive afterward, and the lasting consequences of head injury. Specifically, the study will examine head injury that results in being knocked out, experiencing memory loss, and/or being dazed and confused.



If you agree to be part of this research, you will be asked to take an online survey of about 75 questions. It should take approximately 30 minutes to complete the survey.



YOU MUST BE AN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STUDY.



Please contact Dr. Eric Pierson at (765)285-8500 or via email: eepierson@bsu.edu if you have any questions about the study.



Copy and paste the following link into your browser in order to participate in the study

https://tinyurl.com/TBI-survey-BSU



Thank you for your participation!

Learn more.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Programs

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Monday, 17 April 2017 3:00 PM
April is the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). In honor of SAAM, the Peer Victim Advocate Team, with the Office of Victim Services, will be hosting a number of programs throughout the month. We’d invite you to come join us in bringing awareness to this critical topic, learning more about the issue, and engaging with peers to discuss ways to end it!

Choose Your Own Adventure
Come join the Peer Victim Advocate Team, from the Office of Victim Services, for a LIVE Choose Your Own Adventure program, where YOU choose what happens next in the story!
Teacher’s College, Room 121
Thursday, April 20
6:00-7:00pm

The Clothesline Project Display

The Clothesline Project (CLP) is a program started on Cape Cod, in 1990 to address the issue of violence against women. This event is for survivors and the Ball State community to express their emotions & support towards survivors!
T-shirts have been decorated by members of the Ball State community and these T-Shirts will be hung on display in front of the Christian Campus House. The clothesline will be viewed by others as a testimony of the impact of violence against women.
Christian Campus House
1411 W. Riverside Ave.
April 24th-April 28th

Learn more.

Online Survey Study Participant Request- your views on head injuries

Contributed by: April Reed
Published: Monday, 10 April 2017 11:30 AM

Dr. Eric Pierson and his team are working in collaboration with Dr. Paul Jantz of Texas State University on a research project to learn more about the circumstances in which people sustain a head injury, the medical care people receive afterward, and the lasting consequences of head injury. Specifically, the study will examine head injury that results in being knocked out, experiencing memory loss, and/or being dazed and confused.



If you agree to be part of this research, you will be asked to take an online survey of about 75 questions. It should take approximately 30 minutes to complete the survey.



YOU MUST BE AN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STUDY.



Please contact Dr. Eric Pierson at (765)285-8500 or via email: eepierson@bsu.edu if you have any questions about the study.



Copy and paste the following link into your browser in order to participate in the study

https://tinyurl.com/TBI-survey-BSU



Thank you for your participation!

Learn more.

Femininity Contingency Survey

Contributed by: Catherine Dallman
Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017 9:30 AM

Hello,

You are invited to participate in our study: Femininity Contingency Survey

The goal of this study is to investigate how femininity is related to several related constructs.

Participants must be women and 18 years of age or older to take the survey. Participation is completely voluntary and all responses will be kept anonymous (i.e., we will not ask for any identifiable information so no one will know how you responded). This survey will take approximately 15-30 minutes to complete – you can skip items or quit at any time. The survey will contain questions regarding demographics, and various attitudes about femininity and masculinity. Your responses to the survey would be very useful and greatly appreciated.

If you would like to participate in this survey please follow the link below:

https://bsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bJBhSQRXKRpQy6V

Thank you for your participation!

George Gaither, PhD, Principal Investigator ggaither@bsu.edu

Olyvia Kuchta, BS, Research Assistant okuchta@bsu.edu



This study has been reviewed and approved by the Ball State University IRB [1045673-1].

Learn more.

Online Survey Study Participant Request- 30-minute anonymous online survey

Contributed by: April Reed
Published: Tuesday, 14 March 2017 2:30 PM

Dr. Eric Pierson and his team are working in collaboration with Dr. Paul Jantz of Texas State University on a research project to learn more about the circumstances in which people sustain a head injury, the medical care people receive afterward, and the lasting consequences of head injury. Specifically, the study will examine head injury that results in being knocked out, experiencing memory loss, and/or being dazed and confused.



If you agree to be part of this research, you will be asked to take an online survey of about 75 questions. It should take approximately 30 minutes to complete the survey.



YOU MUST BE AN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AT BALL STATE UNIVERSITY AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STUDY.



Please contact Dr. Eric Pierson at (765)285-8500 or via email: eepierson@bsu.edu if you have any questions about the study.



Copy and paste the following link into your browser in order to participate in the study

https://tinyurl.com/TBI-survey-BSU



Thank you for your participation!

Learn more.

Diversity Research Symposium Networking Sessions and Call for Proposals

Contributed by: Linh Littleford
Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 10:00 AM
Register now to attend networking sessions at the 9th Annual Diversity Research Symposium (DRS, September 22nd and September 23rd, 2017 at Ball State University) to explore collaborative research and other opportunities. Available networking sessions:
• Community organizers and researchers
• Community organizers and students
• Researchers and students
• Graduate programs and students

Registration for the networking sessions is free. Due to limited seating, registration is required.

You are also invited to submit a proposal to present your diversity-related project at the. Proposals can be submitted between April 1 and June 1, 2017. We are seeking proposals that focus on creating brave spaces for inclusion, equity, and justice. Angela Davis (feminist & writer) will present the keynote address: "Institutional racism in the penal and criminal justice system." At the last DRS hosted by Ball State University, participants represented 81 academic sub-disciplines, 21 institutions & organizations, and 13 states.

For more information, to submit proposals, and/or to register for the networking sessions, visit http://www.diversitysymposium.org

Learn more.

Masculinity & Femininity Survey

Contributed by: Catherine Dallman
Published: Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:30 PM

The goal of this study is to investigate the relationships among masculinity and femininity.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older to take the survey. Participation is completely voluntary and all responses will be kept anonymous (i.e., we will not ask for any identifiable information so no one will know how you responded). This survey will take approximately 15-30 minutes to complete – you can skip items or quit at any time. The survey will contain questions regarding demographics, and various attitudes about femininity and masculinity. Your responses to the survey would be very useful and greatly appreciated.

Learn more.

Survey Participation Needed

Contributed by: Anjolii Diaz
Published: Friday, 20 January 2017 1:00 PM

We are seeking Ball State University undergraduate students (ages 18-25) to take part in a study investigating the role of perceived parental gender ideologies on gender beliefs, self-esteem, gender role conflict, and mood state.

Learn more.

Psychometrics of Femininity and Masculinity Study

Contributed by: Catherine Dallman
Published: Monday, 03 October 2016 10:00 AM

Hello,

You are invited to participate in our study: Psychometrics of Femininity and Masculinity Study

The goal of this study is to investigate the relationships among a variety of attitudes and how they influence one another.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older to take the survey. Participation is completely voluntary and all responses will be kept anonymous (i.e., we will not ask for any identifiable information so no one will know how you responded). This survey will take approximately 60 minutes to complete – you can skip items or quit at any time. The survey will contain questions regarding demographics, and various attitudes about femininity and masculinity. Your responses to the survey would be very useful and greatly appreciated.

If you would like to participate in this survey please follow the link below:



https://bsu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8nUqyeenpZXnJDT





Thank you for your participation!

Olyvia Kuchta, Principle Investigator

okuchta@bsu.edu

George Gaither, PhD, Faculty Advisor

ggaither@bsu.edu



This study has been reviewed and approved by the Ball State University IRB 960450-1.

Learn more.

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