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Workshop: The Diversity Discourse on Disability Unmasked

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 11:00 AM
Diversity Workshop - From Tolerance to Inclusion: The Diversity Discourse on Disability Unmasked

Wednesday, May 6, 1:00-3:30 pm - Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder, AC Building Room 402

Presenters: Evette Simmons-Reed and Jennifer Cullens - Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education

Spaces are limited. Please RSVP to mmessine@bsu.edu by May 5th to reserve your spot.

 *** Part of the Diversity Associates-Diversity Dialogues Program
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New: Autism Minor & Applied Behavior Analysis Minor

Contributed by: Amy Chamberlain
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 10:00 AM
Two new undergraduate minors:  Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Learn more.

Discussion Group Leaders Needed

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 7:00 AM
The First Year Experience Committee is seeking discussion group leaders for the 2015-16 Freshman Common Reader "Read and Lead"

The book: "Funny In Farsi: A Memoir of Growing up Iranian In America"
by Firoozeh Dumas

The event: The 45 minute discussions with incoming First Year students occur the afternoon of Sunday August 23rd immediately following Convocation.

E-mail Melinda Messineo at mmessine@bsu.edu to sign up and to receive your copy of the book.


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Phi Kappa Phi Spring Initiation and Lecture Sunday

Contributed by: Coralee Young
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015 2:30 PM

Sunday, April 26, 2015 2:00 p.m. Alumni Center Assembly Hall A

Join the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for Spring Initiation followed by the Senior Send-Off and Spring Lecture presented by Susan M. Wilczynski, Plassman Family Distinguished Professor in Special Education. Dr. Wilczynski’s lecture is titled Evidence-based practice: Comments by an idealistic scientist who had been mugged by reality.

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Dr. Xu to Present on LaTex and Dynamic Reporting

Contributed by: Jun Xu
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015 9:00 AM
The Applied Statistics and R (ASR) Group is excited to announce that Dr. Jun Xu from the Department of Sociology at Ball State University will present on LaTex and dynamic reporting using R. This is the fourth and the last presentation organized by ASR and the Department of Sociology at Ball State University in the spring. Below is some summary information about this presentation.

What: Introduction to LaTex and Dynamic Reporting with R
When: 3.00-4.30 PM on April 27th
Where: NQ241

Introduction to LaTex and Dynamic Reporting

Jun Xu, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Professor Xu’s talk will introduce LaTex, a typesetting language for writings that are heavy in mathematical/statistical formulations, and a few free and open source software applications that implement LaTex, such as AucTex in Emacs, TexMaker, and Lyx. In addition, this talk will demonstrate how to integrate statistical writing seamlessly with empirical examples that have codes, graphs, and results in a single document without jumping around files and copying and pasting, or what some call dynamic reporting.



Jun Xu, PhD
Spring 2015 Organizer of ASR
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
Ball State University
Tel: 765-285-4488
Email: jxu@bsu.edu


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Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop (MBSW)

Contributed by: Susan Bourne
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 11:00 PM
Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop (MBSW) Learn more.

K-12 Summer Camp Registration Open!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015 4:00 PM
Registration has officially opened for the Indiana Academy 2015 Summer Camps! A variety of camps available for grades K-12 with a special discount for multiple day camp registrations or multiple family members registering! Learn more.

2015-2016 Freshman Common Reader

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015 2:00 PM
The First Year Experience Committee is pleased to announce the 2015-16 Freshman Common Reader:

"Funny In Farsi: A Memoir of Growing up Iranian In America"
by Firoozeh Dumas

You are invited to attend the author's presentation on September 22, 2015 7:30pm Emens. The event is free and open to the public.

Additional opportunities to become involved will be announced soon.

The Freshman Connections Common Reading and Common Writing programs are part of the Nationally recognized First Year Experience Program at Ball State University.
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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 www.bsu.edu/teachingevaluations. Learn more.

Fall 2015 Upper Division Economics Courses

Contributed by: Delana Ulmer
Published: Friday, 10 April 2015 10:00 AM
Department of Economics Electives for Fall 2015 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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Hollis Fund Opportunities Available

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Monday, 30 March 2015 7:30 PM

Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Hollis Fund opportunities available for summer and fall projects 2015.

Sponsored Project Administration (SPA) is pleased to oversee the Joseph W. and Marcella S.
Hollis Fund for research in fields of psychology. Professor Joseph W. Hollis served Ball State from 1954-
1984 with his service culminating as Chairperson of the Department of Counseling Psychology and
Guidance Services. This opportunity is supported by the income arising from the endowment.

Hollis funds can be provided to assist in psychological research project costs such as travel or supplies.
Dr. and Mrs. Hollis also recognized that research in psychology might occur in a number of departments
and programs across the campus. Thus, proposals from any department are eligible, as long as the
project is psychology based.


Eligibility:
•    Applicants must be Graduate students or Junior Faculty Members (first 3 years of appointment).

•    Ball State students are limited to one Hollis award. Additionally, Jr. Faculty members are limited
to one Hollis award during their term as a Jr. Faculty member.


Types of Funding Available
Research related travel, supplies, payments to subjects (excluding gift cards), and presentations of work
at professional meetings (proof of presentation acceptance must be submitted at the time of
application).


Questions pertaining to the ASPiRE Program can be directed to aspire@bsu.edu or by calling the Sponsored Projects Administration at 765-285-1600.

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Earn CASH participating in Econ Experiments

Contributed by: Delana Ulmer
Published: Monday, 30 March 2015 4:00 PM
Are you interested in earning some extra cash? Learn more.

Fall 2015 - Online Graduate Course - BED 620, Improvement of Instruction with Technology

Contributed by: Allen Truell
Published: Monday, 30 March 2015 6:00 AM
Fall 2015 – Online Graduate Level Course – Open to all Graduate Students - BED 620, Improvement of Instruction with Technology.  Section 810, CRN: 15265.
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BED 593 - Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE

Contributed by: Allen Truell
Published: Friday, 27 March 2015 11:00 PM
BED 593 - Philosophy, Organization, and Administration of CTE Learn more.

BED 592 - Managing Work-Based Learning Programs

Contributed by: Allen Truell
Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:00 PM
BED 592 - Managing Work-Based Learning Programs
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Hollis Fund Opportunities Available for Summer and Fall Projects 2015

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Friday, 20 March 2015 7:00 AM

Ball State’s ASPiRE Internal Grant Program is pleased to announce the Hollis Fund opportunities available for summer and fall projects 2015.



Sponsored Project Administration (SPA) is pleased to oversee the Joseph W. and Marcella S.

Hollis Fund for research in fields of psychology. Professor Joseph W. Hollis served Ball State from 1954-

1984 with his service culminating as Chairperson of the Department of Counseling Psychology and

Guidance Services. This opportunity is supported by the income arising from the endowment.



Hollis funds can be provided to assist in psychological research project costs such as travel or supplies.

Dr. and Mrs. Hollis also recognized that research in psychology might occur in a number of departments

and programs across the campus. Thus, proposals from any department are eligible, as long as the

project is psychology based.





Eligibility:

· Applicants must be Graduate students or Junior Faculty Members (first 3 years of appointment).



· Ball State students are limited to one Hollis award. Additionally, Jr. Faculty members are limited to one Hollis award during their term as a Jr. Faculty member.

Types of Funding Available

Research related travel, supplies, payments to subjects (excluding gift cards), and presentations of work

at professional meetings (proof of presentation acceptance must be submitted at the time of

application).





Questions pertaining to the ASPiRE Program can be directed to aspire@bsu.edu or by calling the Sponsored Projects Administration at 765-285-1600

Learn more.

Explosive Experiments & Silly Science! Spots Available!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Monday, 16 March 2015 4:00 PM
Due to high demand and growing wait lists, The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities has added additional program times for two new and exciting programs! Learn more.

New Course: Applied Statistics and Research Data Management with SAS (MATH 599)

Contributed by: Susan Bourne
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 2:00 AM
New Course: Applied Statistics and Research Data Management with SAS

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Advanced Placement Summer Institute registration now open

Contributed by: Raychelle Wilson
Published: Sunday, 08 February 2015 10:00 AM
Registration is now open for The Indiana Academy 2015 Advanced Placement Summer Institute, which will be held July 13-16 & 20-23. Nineteen sessions will be held in a variety of disciplines. For more information, visit www.bsu.edu/academy/summer or contact Raychelle Wilson at rawilson2@bsu.edu. This APSI is endorsed by the College Board. Learn more.

Spring 2015 Saturday Adventure Programs!

Contributed by: Sheri Niekamp
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015 2:00 PM
Registration has opened for the Spring 2015 Saturday Adventure Programs through the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities! Youth enrichment programming available for students in grades K-8! Learn more.

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