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University Singers Has An Immediate Opening For An Assistant Wardrobe Supervisor & Costumer

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Tuesday, 22 August 2017 2:30 PM
THE BALL STATE UNIVERSITY SINGERS HAS AN IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR AN ASSISTANT WARDROBE SUPERVISOR & COSTUMER

Basic sewing skills required.
Academic credit is offered - ask about details for enrollment.

If interested, please contact Alan Alder at alalder@bsu.edu or 765-285-3599.
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Information Workshop for Provost Immersive Learning Grant Proposals

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Monday, 21 August 2017 3:00 PM

Information Workshop for Provost Immersive Learning Grant Proposals

Fall 2017 Proposal Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Ball State University's Office of ­the Provost and the Office of Entrepreneurial Learning (OEL) are pleased to announce this semester’s call for new and continuing proposals for the Provost Immersive Learning Grant program. Immersive learning pulls together student teams guided by faculty mentors to create unique, high-impact learning experiences that result in real-world solutions for community partners. Ball State faculty who have an idea for an immersive learning project are encouraged to apply. Funding can support travel expenses, materials and other costs associated with your project. This round of funding will support projects expected to begin in spring, summer or fall 2018. For a list of projects funded in spring 2017, see the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Awards Recipients page. Completed proposals are due on or before 5 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017.

Proposal guidelines and access to the online submission system can be found on the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Application page. To get specific feedback on a Provost Grant proposal or if you have general questions about your application, contact the Presidential Faculty Fellow in your college, Kelli Huth (Director of Immersive Learning) or Suzanne Plesha (Director of Faculty support and Assessment).

For those who would like more information or have an idea and don’t know where to start, you can attend the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Workshop on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 9:00AM to 10:30AM in the Student Center, Room 308.

Click here for more information and to register for the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Workshop. Seats are limited, so sign up now!

Those planning to submit a Spring 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant can get feedback on their proposal prior to submission by scheduling an appointment with one of our mentors. To arrange a meeting, contact Kara DuQuette.

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Call for Fall 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant Proposals

Contributed by: Kara Duquette
Published: Thursday, 17 August 2017 7:30 AM
Call for Fall 2017 Provost Immersive Learning Grant Proposals

Proposal Deadline: Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

Ball State University's Office of ­the Provost and the Office of Entrepreneurial Learning (OEL) are pleased to announce this semester’s call for new and continuing proposals for the Provost Immersive Learning Grant program.  Immersive learning pulls together student teams guided by faculty mentors to create unique, high-impact learning experiences that result in real-world solutions for community partners. Ball State faculty who have an idea for an immersive learning project are encouraged to apply. Funding can support travel expenses, materials and other costs associated with your project.  Completed proposals are due on or before 5 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2017.

Proposal guidelines and access to the online submission system can be found on the Provost Immersive Learning Grant Application page. To get specific feedback on a Provost Grant proposal or if you have general questions about your application, contact the Presidential Faculty Fellow in your college, Kelli Huth (Director of Immersive Learning) or Suzanne Plesha (Director of Faculty support and Assessment).

If you have last minute questions about your application, please contact the Presidential Faculty Fellow in your college, Kelli Huth (Director of Immersive Learning) or Suzanne Plesha (Director of Faculty Support and Assessment).

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Mathematical Sciences Colloquium: Dividend Management with Liability Constraints for Insurance Companies

Contributed by: Susan Bourne
Published: Thursday, 17 August 2017 6:00 AM
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Faculty and Graduate Research Colloquium

"Dividend Management with Liability Constraints for Insurance Companies"
Dr. Zhuo Jin (The University of Melbourne, Australia)

Thursday, August 24, 2017
1:00-1:50 p.m.
RB 447
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Call for Diversity Associate Application

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Tuesday, 15 August 2017 12:00 PM

The Office of Institutional(OID) invites faculty to submit applications for the 2017-2018 Diversity Associates Program.

Faculty may propose an individual project or a collaborative project with a colleague. We welcome submissions regarding research, pedagogy, immersive learning and undergraduate research, campus/community dialogues or grants.

Diversity Associates Faculty will be partnered with an Office of Institutional Diversity faculty mentor. Associates will be expected to meet with mentors on a regular basis. Projects should focus on one or more of the following areas: race, ethnicity, economic status, national origin, disability, gender, sexual identity, age, and/or religious viewpoints.

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NEW Aspire Internal Grant Submission Portal

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Thursday, 10 August 2017 12:00 PM

Sponsored Projects Administration and the ASPIRE internal grants program is pleased to announce a new submission portal available for all applications beginning this Academic Year. Beginning with the September 2017 competition deadlines, all applications will be available on and must be submitted through https://sponsoredprojectsadministration.submittable.com This will provide an easier interface for loading required documents, allows for starting and pausing applications prior to submission and applicants can see their history of submissions.

Competition deadlines, eligibility requirements, guidelines and other required documents will still be available on the Aspire website.

http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/sponsored-projects-administration/aspire

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2017/18 Tickets Now on Sale!

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Tuesday, 01 August 2017 10:30 AM
Tickets for all 2017/18 School of Music ticketed concerts are now on sale! Attend most performances for only $5 and witness breathtaking music making from our talented students, faculty, and guest artists. Tickets are available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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Register NOW for the 9th Annual Diversity Research Symposium

Contributed by: Linh Littleford
Published: Thursday, 27 July 2017 1:00 PM

The 9th Annual Diversity Research Symposium at Ball State University

September 22 and 23, 2017

http://diversitysymposium.org/registration

Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017



Register NOW to:

  • · Hear Dr. Angela Davis’ Keynote Address: Institutional Racism in the Penal and Criminal Justice System
  • · Participate in networking sessions for researchers, scholars, community organizations, graduate programs, and students to explore collaborative research and other opportunities
  • · Attend the poster session???
  • · Participate in workshops, facilitated discussions, panel discussions, and talks presented by scholars from over 40 sub-disciplines and organizations

· For complete program schedule, see http://diversitysymposium.org/schedule

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NEW Aspire Internal Grant Submission Portal

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Wednesday, 26 July 2017 7:30 AM

Sponsored Projects Administration and the ASPIRE internal grants program is pleased to announce a new submission portal available for all applications beginning this Academic Year. Beginning with the September 2017 competition deadlines, all applications will be available on and must be submitted through https://sponsoredprojectsadministration.submittable.com This will provide an easier interface for loading required documents, allows for starting and pausing applications prior to submission and applicants can see their history of submissions.

Competition deadlines, eligibility requirements, guidelines and other required documents will still be available on the Aspire website.

http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/sponsored-projects-administration/aspire

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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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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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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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