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2015-16 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellowship

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2015 4:00 PM
In order to promote excellent, research-based teaching while helping junior faculty members develop high-quality publications and conference presentations, the Office of Educational Excellence is again sponsoring a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellowship for up to five faculty members in their first, second, or third years at Ball State University. Learn more.

University Singers Auditions

Contributed by: Becca Braun
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 3:00 PM
For 51 years, the Ball State University Singers have entertained audiences through songs of faith, hope, laughter and love. Their performances have inspired, encouraged and touched the lives of audience member of all ages. As Indiana's Official Goodwill Ambassadors, the Ball State University Singers pride themselves on their ability to provide the highest quality of entertainment.

We're looking for the perfect mix of personality and talent to build the best cast possible. Auditions are open to current and prospective Ball State students. You do not need to be a music major or minor to join the cast. We're looking for singer-dancers, instrumentalists, and sound technicians. For audition requirements and to apply for an audition, please visit

Audition Dates
Friday, April 17, 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 18, 9:00 a.m.
Sunday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 3, 11:00 a.m.

All auditions will take place in the Hargreaves Music Building, Room 123
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Let's Connect!

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 2:30 PM

The Ball State Tech Center is at your fingertips! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter...

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Preparing for Finals

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 2:00 PM

Do you plan to incorporate audio or video in your Blackboard test? Faculty and instructors are invited to test their Blackboard exams in our testing labs to ensure they are functioning as anticipated for students.

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This Week at the David Owsley Museum of Art (April 13-April 19)

Contributed by: Robert Culp
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015 9:00 AM
Come come out what the David Owsley Museum of Art has to offer. Learn more.

Spring Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015 9:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at 3 am. Saturday, May 2. Visit Learn more.

Discounts to Camp Invention!

Contributed by: Miki Hamstra
Published: Thursday, 09 April 2015 9:00 AM
The Center for Gifted Studies and Talent Development is pleased to partner again this year with the National Inventors Hall of Fame to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six this summer (June 15-19). It’s an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems, turn ordinary into extraordinary and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating 2015 modules.

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Revolutionary music and dance merge in dance concert "All You Need Is Love"

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Wednesday, 08 April 2015 10:00 AM
Ball State's dance majors will explore how The Beatles can generate and express movement through "All You Need Is Love," coming to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. April 22-25. Learn more.

Muncie Symphony classical series finale_April 18

Contributed by: Alena McKenzie
Published: Tuesday, 07 April 2015 9:00 AM
Muncie Symphony Orchestra (MSO) will conclude 2014-15 classical series with a Folk Festival Program.

Summing up the theme “On the Brink of Greatness” the MSO will present two young up and coming violinists: Nathan Meltzer, MSO Young Artist Competition winner 2014, and JinJoo Cho, Gold Medalist of the ninth quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis 2014.

Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, featuring many of the orchestra musicians, will conclude the program.

For full program and details visit

Tickets are available in Emens box office 765-285-1539 or at
BSU students FREE with ID advance/ $10 at door, adults $15-30, youth k-12 $5.

What: MSO Classical Series Finale. Folk Festival
When: Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:30pm(pre-concert chat with guest artists at 6:30pm)
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Piano Instruction, Fall 2015

Contributed by: Becca Braun
Published: Monday, 06 April 2015 4:00 PM
The School of Music will offer piano instruction for all ages during the fall 2015 semester through the Piano Pedagogy Program. All lessons and classes are in the Hargreaves music building.

Individuals interested in participating in the program will need to schedule a short interview. Children will need to have at least one parent present for the interview. For more information, please contact Dr. Lori Rhoden, coordinator of piano pedagogy, at 765-285-5449 or
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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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Owsley Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition "Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage"

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Monday, 22 December 2014 9:00 AM
On January 30, 2015, the David Owsley Museum of Art will open Fractured Narratives: A Strategy to Engage. Tours and related programs are available. Class visits are encouraged and group visits may be scheduled online. Learn more.