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Camp MD Muncie

Contributed by: Valeri Beamer
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017 8:00 AM
The Indiana University School of Medicine - Muncie campus, in collaboration with the Northeast Indiana Area Health Education Center at Ball State University, is hosting a free health careers exploration summer camp for Muncie area high school students June 27-28th, 2017.
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EMDD Low-Residency Program to Host Online Information Session May 31

Contributed by: Faith Kellermeyer
Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017 8:00 AM

The Ball State Center for Academic and Economic Innovation at Launch Fishers is the central hub for our low-residency master of arts in Emerging Media Design + Development (EMDD), which launches in fall 2017. If you’re a working professional interested in advancing your digital media and project management skills without disrupting your career, EMDD’s low-residency program could be the right degree for you. If you would like to learn more, you can register now for our webinar on Wednesday, May 31 from noon to 1 pm (Eastern).

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BSU Pi Sigma Epsilon Chapter Wins at National Sales & Marketing Fraternity Convention

Contributed by: Julie Eiser
Published: Monday, 15 May 2017 9:00 AM
Students from Ball State University attended Pi Sigma Epsilon’s 61st annual National Convention. The convention took place April 18-22, 2017 at the Hilton at the Ballpark in St. Louis, MO. Members of the Epsilon Epsilon chapter at Ball State University earned the following awards:
• 1st place Case Study Competition
• President's Award for Special Merit won individually by Nadine Hashem
Shannon Eden, also a member of the Epsilon Epsilon chapter, won the Future Leader Scholarship which recognizes freshman and sophomore members of Pi Sigma Epsilon who display the potential to become great future leaders of their chapters and of PSE.
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Innovative Educator Conference

Contributed by: Kelly Favory
Published: Monday, 01 May 2017 12:00 PM
Launch Indiana 2nd annual Innovative Educator Conference to be held June 20,2017 at the Ball State Fishers Center for Academic and Economic Innovation.

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Recording of Canvas pilot test info session; Sign up by May 31

Contributed by: Nancy Prater
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017 10:00 AM
Watch a recording of an April 20 information session about Canvas, a possible replacement of Blackboard, and sign up for the pilot test. Learn more.

Piano Instruction Offered for All Ages

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Friday, 21 April 2017 9:00 AM
The School of Music will offer piano instruction for all ages during the fall 2017 semester through the Piano Pedagogy Program. All lessons and classes are in the Hargreaves Music Building.

Individuals interested in participating in the program will need to schedule a short interview. Children will need to have at least one parent present for the interview. For more information, please contact Lori Rhoden, professor of music performance and coordinator of piano pedagogy, at 765-285-5449 or lrhoden@bsu.edu.
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Celebratory Reception for Dr. Kenneth Holland

Contributed by: Angie Zahner
Published: Wednesday, 19 April 2017 3:00 PM
Please join us in celebration of Dr. Kenneth Holland, Executive Director of the Center for International Development, for his years of service to the university.

A celebratory reception will be held on Wednesday, May 31st from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Student Center Terrace Lounge and Patio area.
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Diversity Research Symposium Networking Sessions and Call for Proposals

Contributed by: Linh Littleford
Published: Monday, 13 March 2017 10:00 AM
Register now to attend networking sessions at the 9th Annual Diversity Research Symposium (DRS, September 22nd and September 23rd, 2017 at Ball State University) to explore collaborative research and other opportunities. Available networking sessions:
• Community organizers and researchers
• Community organizers and students
• Researchers and students
• Graduate programs and students

Registration for the networking sessions is free. Due to limited seating, registration is required.

You are also invited to submit a proposal to present your diversity-related project at the. Proposals can be submitted between April 1 and June 1, 2017. We are seeking proposals that focus on creating brave spaces for inclusion, equity, and justice. Angela Davis (feminist & writer) will present the keynote address: "Institutional racism in the penal and criminal justice system." At the last DRS hosted by Ball State University, participants represented 81 academic sub-disciplines, 21 institutions & organizations, and 13 states.

For more information, to submit proposals, and/or to register for the networking sessions, visit http://www.diversitysymposium.org

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Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry Announces 2017-2018 Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Friday, 10 March 2017 12:00 PM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

The Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce the four fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year:

Fall 2017: "American Women in Film Sound" - Vanessa Ament, Telecommunications
Fall 2017: "Fine Focus: Catalyzing STEM Opportunities for Minority Undergraduates" - John Mckillip, Biology

Spring 2018: "Muslims in Muncie" - Elizabeth Agnew, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Spring 2018: "Beneficence Records: Records for a Reason" - Daniel Porter, School of Music
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Summer Academy for high school students to be held July 9 - 21

Contributed by: Lori Pence
Published: Friday, 24 February 2017 11:30 AM
DesignWorks Summer Academy, for high school sophomores and juniors, has been called an "immersive, intensive, team-driven, college level experience," and we'd agree.

Students will experience life as a college student while staying in the residence halls and attending college courses taught by faculty from the College of Architecture and Planning.

Field trips, participating in competitive projects, learning from profession speakers, are included in the fee. For admission requirements, dates, and to apply go to bsu.edu/cap/designworks. Questions? Contact Lori Pence at (765) 285-5879.
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