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The Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series Presents: FINLAND

Contributed by: Heather Wilson
Published: Friday, 27 March 2015 6:00 AM
Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series – Finland
Pittenger Student Center, Yuhas Room
Wednesday, April 1
12-1PM

Each week the Rinker Center for International Programs (RCIP) holds a presentation in the Pittenger Student Center (Yuhas Room) from 12-1PM. These presentations highlight different countries by offering natives a chance to share their insider’s look into these countries and their cultures.

The presentations are accompanied by internationally-themed food served from 11AM-1:30PM in the Tally Food Court (for details, see: http://netnutrition.bsu.edu/NetNutrition/Home.aspx and click "Student Center Tally Food Court”.)

This coming Wednesday, April 1, Emelie Snickars presents her native country, Finland!

Finland is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden, Norway and Russia (the nation of Estonia lies across the Gulf of Finland). Come learn more about this fascinating country at Culture Exchange; we hope to see you there!

Upcoming Culture Exchange Presentations
April 1 Emelie Snickars—Finland


April 08 Seula HanSouth Korea
April 15 Danah Alqunfuzi—Saudi Arabia

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Conversation at Starbucks: "Shake the fear" of studying abroad

Contributed by: Anh Kieu
Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2015 12:00 PM

You want to study abroad but don’t know where and how to start, this event is for you.

  • What: The Ball State Study Abroad Programs in collaboration with AHA International invite you to our conversation hour: Shake the fear”. This is your opportunity to chat with recent AHA returnees over a cup of FREE coffee and learn how they overcame their fears of studying abroad. All study abroad alumni and prospective students are welcome!
  • When: Wednesday, April 8 from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.
  • Where: Starbucks in the Student Center Tally

Help us prepare enough beverages and snacks for you in advance by RSVP here (optional): http://doodle.com/6ewvfcwczkew965g#table

About:
AHA international is an academic program of the University of Oregon. For more information, please visit:ahastudyabroad.org

For updates about the Ball State Study Abroad Programs, visit our website at studyabroad.bsu.edu or find us on Facebook at Ball State University Study Abroad

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How a Scrappy Band of Hoosiers Is Fighting for Clean Energy

Contributed by: Barb Stedman
Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:00 PM
Living Lightly Presents:
How a Scrappy Band of Hoosiers Is Fighting for Clean Energy


At 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 30, in room 104 of Bracken Library, Jodi Perras – Indiana Representative for Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign – will speak about the fight for solar and wind power and energy efficiency in Indiana, explain how these issues affect Muncie and suggest ways in which citizens can get involved.

Perras’s appearance is sponsored by Living Lightly, which will hold its annual sustainable living fair on Saturday, September 19.
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Visiting Professor Lecture

Contributed by: Dom Caristi
Published: Thursday, 19 March 2015 8:30 AM
Dr. Karl Renner, Journalism Professor at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, will speak on "Journalistic Reporting and Journalistic Storytelling" at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in LB 269. Dr. Renner will be available for questions and conversation following his talk. The lecture is free and open to the public.

More information about the Gutenberg Journalism program is available at http://www.journalistik.uni-mainz.de/.
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2015 OEE Colloquia

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2015 10:00 AM
The Office of Educational Excellence is pleased to announce its 2015 Colloquia highlighting the previous year’s award winners for Ball State’s Excellence in Teaching Award and Creative Teaching Grant. During the presentation, the award recipient discusses his/her enhanced course or grant project.



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African-American BSU graduates needed for Oral History Project

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 09 March 2015 5:00 PM
In the lead-up to Ball State's centenary celebration in 2018, students in Dr. Michael Doyle's Oral History Workshop immersive-learning course will be conducting interviews later this month with selected members of the Black Alumni Constituent Society or other African-Americans who earned their degree(s) from the University between 1950 and 2000. Learn more.

A survey about your relationship with Muncie Symphony Orchestra

Contributed by: Anh Kieu
Published: Monday, 02 March 2015 9:30 AM
Hello all,

You are invited to participate in a 15-20 minute survey about Muncie Symphony Orchestra (MSO). This study will be testing an existed public engagement scale on MSO audience to understand the effect of public engagement to public-organization relationship.
With this study, we hope to further understand the relationship between MSO and its public and to find an approach to enhance that relationship.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older to take the survey.
  • Participation is completely voluntary and all responses will be kept anonymous.
  • This study has been approved by the Ball State IRB ( protocol # 696491-1)
Please follow this link to the survey:



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Arts internships available in New York City

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:00 PM
Would you like to do a semester-long internship in New York?

Are you interested in becoming an arts professional?

Ball State has a new domestic, off-campus study program called the New York Arts Program.



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