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Saturday Program in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Contributed by: Marydella Kamper
Published: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 9:00 AM
Enjoy the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse at night, decorated with holiday flair on Saturday, December 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass will also have glassblowing demonstrations.
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Ball State’s New Virtual Tour of Campus

Contributed by: Anna Beyer
Published: Monday, 23 November 2015 2:30 PM
The Division of Enrollment Services is excited to introduce Ball State University’s new virtual tour of campus. In accordance with President Paul W. Ferguson’s vision for Ball State and The Centennial Commitment (18 by’18), the virtual tour is an innovative solution that will benefit our efforts as “Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities.”
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Mindful Meditation Among the Orchids

Contributed by: Marydella Kamper
Published: Monday, 23 November 2015 9:00 AM
Join Rick Long for midweek meditation and mindfulness in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse located in Christy Woods on the Ball State University campus.

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Need an extra credit? Consider joining EIL!

Contributed by: Lauren Berger
Published: Monday, 23 November 2015 8:00 AM
Join Excellence in Leadership! Learn more.

News from the Ball State Technology Store!

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Friday, 20 November 2015 11:30 AM
News from the Ball State Technology Store...
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Hiring Peer Advocate Leaders - MOSAIC

Contributed by: Ro Anne Royer Engle
Published: Thursday, 19 November 2015 6:30 PM
The Multicultural Center is hiring Peer Advocate Leaders. Learn more.

Call for Proposals- Unity Connections Conference

Contributed by: Ro Anne Royer Engle
Published: Thursday, 12 November 2015 7:30 PM
Please consider submitting a program proposal for the 4th annual Unity Connections Conference “Challenging Perspectives” scheduled for Saturday, January 23, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Learn more.

Active Minds: National Day Without Stigma

Contributed by: Jake Griffin
Published: Monday, 05 October 2015 2:30 PM

National Day Without Stigma is a program of Active Minds that falls during Mental Health Awareness Week (October 4-10, 2015).

Active Minds at Ball State University is spreading positive messages about mental health and how we all need to be a part of reducing the shame people feel in seeking help.

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Lunch With UPD

Contributed by: Michael Baker
Published: Tuesday, 15 September 2015 11:30 AM
Sign up for lunch with University Police Department Officers. Your meal is FREE! Learn more.

Survey: Jealousy experiences in relationships

Contributed by: Tacianna Indovina
Published: Monday, 07 September 2015 10:00 AM

My name is Tacianna Indovina. I am a doctoral student in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Guidance Services. I am conducting a study on jealousy experiences in relationships.

If you are 1) a student at Ball State University ages of 18 and over and 2) in a heterosexual committed relationship for at least one month and have experienced feelings of jealousy with your current partner, please consider participating in this study. This study will consist of questions about jealousy evoking motives/behaviors/consequences and about attachment style, followed by demographic questions. It should take between 15 and 25 minutes to complete.

If you have not already participated in this study and you are interested in doing so, please click the link below:

For questions regarding the study, please do not hesitate to contact me at, Dr. Paul Spengler, Faculty Advisor, at, or Dr. Stefania Aegisdottir, Faculty Advisor, at

Thank you,

Tacianna Indovina, M.A.
Doctoral Student
Counseling Psychology & Guidance Services
Ball State University
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Students Advocate Against Mental Health Stigma

Contributed by: Jake Griffin
Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2015 1:00 PM

Active Minds’ nationally recognized suicide awareness exhibit, Send Silence Packing, will be kicking off at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana on Monday September 14th. The display features 1,100 backpacks, representing the number of college students who die by suicide each year. Later that day the Ball State University Active Minds Chapter will host Global Speaker and Author Kevin Briggs.

A few details:

  • Send Silence Packing backpacks have been donated in memory of loved ones who have died by suicide, putting a face to the lives lost and highlighting the severity of suicide among college students.
  • In Oct. 2014, a Send Silence Packing stop was featured on NBC Nightly News highlighting the importance of eliminating the stigma of mental illness.
  • Send Silence Packing was unveiled on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in 2008, with a keynote speech by The Honorable Patrick Kennedy.
  • Kevin Briggs, former California Highway Patrol officer, spent many years patrolling San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge where he encountered numerous individuals clinging to life by a thread. His personal story of physical and mental health challenges including recovery, military service, surviving the suicide of a loved one, divorce and depression will be a great compliment to the Send Silence Packing program.
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            Class of 2019

            Contributed by: Jake Griffin
            Published: Sunday, 23 August 2015 1:30 PM

            Dear Ball State University Freshmen,

            If you’re like most of us, you may have already felt some level of stress before arriving at BSU. Adjusting to a new environment is difficult and should not be overlooked; many of us struggled to make friends, let go of our home life, and excel in our classes during freshman year or when we first arrived on campus



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            BSU Shuttle Service begins Sunday, 08/23

            Contributed by: Kris Shroyer
            Published: Friday, 21 August 2015 2:50 PM
            BSU Shuttle Service begins Sunday, 08/23 Learn more.