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Training Future Scientist Ambassador Showcase Invitation

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Friday, 22 June 2018 2:30 PM
The Department of Biology cordially invites you to our second Ambassador Science Showcase for the Training Future Scientist (TFS) Program.
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Commemorative Photo of Our 100th Birthday Celebration

Contributed by: Jennifer Criss
Published: Friday, 22 June 2018 9:00 AM
The Ball State 100 commemorative photograph, taken during our Centennial Birthday Celebration, is now available online. Feel free to share.
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Diversity This Week

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Monday, 18 June 2018 10:30 AM
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…
There is still time to sign up for a new class. Max Felker-Kantor will lead History 210 which will explore the history of black people in the United States from the slave trade to the present, with emphases on the ways that black Americans' aspirations for freedom and equality have been articulated, realized, and challenged.

Expand your horizons…
The month of June is LGBT Pride Month. Read more about a sampling of gender diversity in other cultures here and here.

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence challenge. Learn about the challenges LGBTQ community face here. Learn more about the complex role that empathy and rational compassion play in decision making here.
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 1932 and 1983
On June 18, 1932, Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to cross the Atlantic by airplane. And on June 18, 1983, Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space. Learn more about women in flight here.

Featured Diversity Scholarship
An opportunity to showcase faculty publications 2017-18
Molly Ferguson Assistant Professor of English
Wes Gehring George & Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Telecommunications

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
Kerry Ann Rockquemore, PhD and President, National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity shares her advice for under-represented faculty starting out the tenure track. Read the article here. Can't view the resource? Be sure to register.
Ball State University faculty and graduate students can register at

Contact the Office of Institutional Diversity
Phone 765-285-5316
Teachers College 409
Facebook BallStateOID
Twitter @BallStateOID
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