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The Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series Presents: THE UNITED KINGDOM

Contributed by: Heather Wilson
Published: Friday, 06 March 2015 6:00 AM
Spring 2015 Culture Exchange Series – United Kingdom
Pittenger Student Center, Yuhas Room
Wednesday, March 11
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, March 11 Natasha Francksen will present her native country, the United Kingdom!

The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state in Europe that includes the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Come learn more about this fascinating country at Culture Exchange; we hope to see you there!

Upcoming Culture Exchange Presentations
March 11 Natasha Francksen—United Kingdom


March 18 Sharifa Djurabaeva and Ziyoda Gazieva—Uzbekistan
March 25 Isaac Muhando—Kenya
April 1 Emelie Snickars-Finland
April 8 Luma Bashmi—Bahrain
April 15 Danah Alqunfuzi—Saudi Arabia

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Saturday Children's Program in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Contributed by: Marydella Kamper
Published: Thursday, 26 February 2015 10:00 AM
Children's Program - "Orchids and Their Pollinators". Learn more.

Young Adult Author to Visit BSU

Contributed by: Susanna Benko
Published: Monday, 23 February 2015 4:00 PM
Award Winning Young Adult Author to Visit BSU on Tuesday, March 10 Learn more.

Register for the Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference at Ball State University

Contributed by: Kerry Smith
Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2015 2:00 PM
We invite you to Register for the Great Lakes Counseling Psychology Conference at Ball State University! The Conference will be held Friday and Saturday March 27th and 28th in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center. Register Here by March 15th and receive the discounted rate of $65 for Students and $90 for Professionals. Registration includes a Friday evening social hour, and a Saturday breakfast and lunch. The conference features Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Mobley, President of the Society for Counseling Psychology and Invited Speakers on Military Psychology, Suicide Prevention, Health Service Psychology, Ethics, and LGBT issues. 3 CEUs are available for licensed psychologists and mental health counselors for an additional $30. Learn more.

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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Political Science Department Scholarship Opportunities

Contributed by: Stephanie Painter
Published: Monday, 02 February 2015 1:00 PM
Criteria for scholarships offered by the Political Science Department are listed below. Applications are available in the Political Science Department, North Quad 258 and are due no later than Friday, March 27, 2015. For additional information contact the Political Science Department at 285-8780.

A. MICHAEL CORBETT SCHOLARSHIP
This Scholarship Fund was established by the Department of Political Science in memory of Michael Corbett, a faculty member in the department for over 30 years.

Criteria
• Must be an undergraduate student majoring in political science;
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Must have taken POLS 210 or be currently enrolled in POLS 210


WENDELL “ROY” GRUENEWALD INTERN

Criteria:
• The scholarship is awarded as a one tuition grant during the semester the student is an intern.
• The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at Ball State University. In addition, the student must be enrolled in Political Science at Ball State University as an Intern.
• Awarded regardless of sex, race, or national origin.


HERBERT H. HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in honor of Herbert Hamilton, a professor in the Political Science Department.

Criteria:
• Awarded to a graduating senior with a major in Political Science.
• The student must be pursuing a law degree from a reputable law school and show proof of admittance to the law school.


AMERICAN GOVERNMENT CONCENTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
• Awarded to an outstanding student who is a Political Science major with a concentration in American Government.
• Must have Junior or Senior status
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both the major and overall.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS/COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
• Awarded to an outstanding student who is a Political Science major with a concentration in Comparative/International Relations.
• Must have Junior or Senior status
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both the major and overall.


PUBLIC POLICY OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria:
• Awarded to an outstanding student who is a Political Science major with a concentration in Public Policy or Public Administration.
• Must have Junior or Senior status
• Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both the major and overall.



Applications are available in the Political Science Department Office, NQ 258. Applications are due by Friday, March 27, 2015.





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Save the Date - March 19, 2015

Contributed by: Julie Eiser
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015 9:00 AM

Do you want to improve the science laboratory experience of ALL students, especially those with mental health issues?

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