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Masters in History Information Session

Contributed by: Sandi Garcia
Published: Wednesday, 22 February 2017 9:00 AM
If you are interested learning more about the Master of Arts in History at Ball State, this information session is for you! This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in history is a good fit for you and your overall career plan. By attending this session, we will waive half of the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee. Once registered, you will receive more details about this offer. Learn more.

20th Annual Student History Conference

Contributed by: Sandi Garcia
Published: Monday, 20 February 2017 7:30 AM
The Department of History is pleased to announce our 20th annual Student History Conference on Friday, February 24th, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Conference events take place at the L.A. Pittenger Student Center and are FREE and open to the public.

This conference showcases some of the best scholarship produced by our undergraduate history majors and history grad students. The event closes with awards for the best paper in each category. Each year this is a terrific opportunity for students and faculty mix, mingle, and share big ideas.
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2017-18 Interactive Learning Space Initiative - Call for Applications

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 2:30 PM
Applications for joining the 2017-18 Interactive Learning Space (ILS) Initiative are now being accepted. The purpose of the ILS Initiative is to strengthen learning through pedagogy, learning space design, and technology.


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Midterm Feedback Service - Open for Spring 2017

Contributed by: Kathleen Jacobi
Published: Wednesday, 01 February 2017 2:00 PM
Why wait until after finals to receive student feedback? The Office of Educational Excellence can assist in gathering student feedback at midterm allowing you to make adjustments prior to the end of the semester. Our Midterm Feedback Service can be provided as a facilitated face-to-face session with your students or as an online survey.

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BSU 2017 Summer Field School in India

Contributed by: Robert Phillips
Published: Tuesday, 31 January 2017 12:00 PM
The department of Anthropology will be offering an ethnographic field school in India in the summer of 2017. The course is titled "Ritual and Belief in India" and will be led by Dr. Robert Phillips.

The course will include a one-week study tour of west and north India including stops in Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra as well as a two week stay at the University of Hyderabad.

Tentative dates: July 23-August 13, 2017

Cost: ~$3884 (in state undergraduate) - includes roundtrip airfare (Indianapolis - Mumbai), one-week study tour (housing, travel, meals), room and board at the University of Hyderabad, three credits of tuition, and fees. (Passport and visa are extra).

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2017.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Robert Phillips rfphillips@bsu.edu<mailto:rfphillips@bsu.edu>
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Unsure about your direction? Let us help you plot a course.

Contributed by: Cathy Day
Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017 3:00 PM
The English department and the Ball State Career Center invite you to attend our Stars to Steer By Series. Each month, we feature professionals in a variety of fields to help you plot your course professionally.

These events are geared to undergraduates and graduate students in the humanities and social sciences, but all are welcome.

There will be pizza (thanks to the Career Center) and lots of cool door prizes.

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