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Saturday Program in the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Contributed by: Marydella Kamper
Published: Thursday, 29 September 2016 9:00 AM
Community Artists Invitation Day - Sketch and paint “en plein air”.

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Johnny "Cupcakes" Earle - Empowering Entrepreneurs

Contributed by: Melissa Ginotti
Published: Thursday, 29 September 2016 7:30 AM
Johnny "Cupcakes" Earle is coming to speak on campus this Monday, October 3rd at 7:30 p.m. in Pruis Hall as a part of the Excellence in Leadership Speaker Series. Admission is FREE and open to the public.



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Room Correction: "Living as American Muslims in the Midwest."

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2016 5:00 PM
You are invited to attend a panel and discussion

"Living as American Muslims in the Midwest."

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
7:30-9:00pm
Student Center Cardinal Hall B

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New Perspectives Panel "Living as American Muslims in the Midwest."

Contributed by: Melinda Messineo
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2016 4:00 PM
You are invited to attend a panel and discussion

"Living as American Muslims in the Midwest"

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
7:30-9:00pm
Pruis Hall
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Free HIV Testing!!!

Contributed by: Belinda McNeill
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2016 1:00 PM
Confidential HIV Testing Provided by Heartland Community Services Foundation
When: Wednesday, October 5th
Time: 10 am – 2 pm (by appointment)
Where: Office of Health, Alcohol, and Drug Education located in Health Center, Rm 201
CALL NOW for Your Appointment: 765-285-3775 (You will only be asked for your first name to hold the appointment)

*No Food or Drink at Least 15 Minutes Before Your appointment*
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Cinesonika International Soundtrack Conference and Festival Keynote

Contributed by: Tim Pollard
Published: Sunday, 25 September 2016 8:00 AM

The international soundtrack conference and festival, Cinesonika, will conclude Saturday, October 1, at Sursa Hall starting at 7:30pm. World-renowned film scholar, Rick Altman, will be the keynote speaker. The title of his keynote speech is “Cinema/Performance/Event: New Ways to Think About Film Sound.” This event is free to the public.

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Free Concert with Indiana Academy Alum Kara Claudy

Contributed by: Julie Tuttle Davis
Published: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 11:30 AM
Kara Claudy, songwriter, singer, recording artist, and graduate of the Indiana Academy (Class of 2007) will be performing at Pruis Hall on Wednesday, October 5 at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. Learn more.

#blacklivesmatter: Rethinking Children's & YA Lit magazine submissions

Contributed by: Lyn Jones
Published: Tuesday, 20 September 2016 10:00 AM
Submission Call: Rethinking Children’s and Young Adult Literature: Read for Change
Fall 2016 Volume 3, Issue 4
Theme: #blacklivesmatter

Edited by Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Ball State University, Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones with George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Multimedia, Jennifer Palilonis, Ball State University iMedia, teacher education, and creative writing Ball State students.

In this innovative free, digital, interactive literary magazine, we have married stories, art, activism and multi modal delivery for your readers to experience the inclusiveness of stories that focus on topics promoting social and educational justice.

Diversity in children’s literature is critical in constructing culture and community identity. We grow up and are conditioned by the stories we read as children and retell as adults. This gatekeeping that happens at home, in schools, and in communities often prevents new stories, different stories, rewritten stories from being consumed, read, and valued as quality literature.

Learn more about our magazine, it’s features, and how do download the magazine for free to your smart phone or tablet at our website, www.rethinkingkidlit.com

Join the conversation!
Twitter https://twitter.com/rethinkkidlit
Or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/rethinkingkidlit

We are seeking original submissions to feature in each section of our upcoming Volume 3, Issue 4 of Rethinking Children’s and Young Adult Literature. This issue will be themed to address children’s or young adult works that focus on #blacklivesmatter.

From the Expert: Children’s book writers, librarians, and scholars are encouraged to write a 500 to 750 original essay and video or audio record that essay sharing, encouraging, or persuading us why or how to read for change. Include a picture of yourself, a bio, and a link to your website or information.
Featured Book: Create an original book trailer that is 60 to 90 seconds in length and includes text, sound, and imagery. No copyright violations. Write a 125 to 200-word piece About the Author of this featured book, and a 125 to 200 word annotated Book Review of the featured book.
Rewriting Children’s & YA Lit: Write and illustrate or animate an original children’s picture book. You may illustrate the book yourself or work with an artist. Graphic, computer generated, or original print art is accepted.
Rewriting Children’s & YA Lit: Rewrite and illustrate or animate a public domain classic children’s literature book. You may illustrate the book yourself or work with an artist. Graphic, computer generated, or original print art is accepted.

• Please do not submit work that has been previously published or that you are simultaneously submitting.
• Please format your written work in Times New Roman, 12-pt, single-spaced and submit as a .doc or .docx file.
• Include your name, email address, phone number on the first page of your document.
• Graphic imagery should be submitted as an EPS, PDF, or Adobe Illustrator (AI) file.
• Print imagery can be high resolution scanned and saved as a jpeg.
• Save your files with your last name_title.
• Videos can be submitted as an MP4 files or as a Youtube link.

Email submissions by November 1, 2016 to ljones2@bsu.edu.

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Faculty and Student Opportunities at the David Owsley Museum of Art

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Thursday, 15 September 2016 4:30 PM
David Owsley Museum of Art offers free special exhibition-related opportunities for faculty and students for teaching and learning through art. Learn more.

University Singers Band - Immediate Opening for Trumpet

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 10:00 AM
The University Singers has an immediate opening for a trumpet player.

University Singers Band
IMMEDIATE OPENING - TRUMPET
Rehearsals: Tuesdays from 7-9:45 p.m.
On-campus performances, Run-out gigs, and other travel for performances.

If interested, contact Band Manager Dylan Alder at dkalder@bsu.edu.
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Webinars with Distinguished Music & Arts Scholars

Contributed by: Patrick Stauffer
Published: Tuesday, 30 August 2016 7:30 AM
Students, faculty, and staff of Ball State University are invited to attend webinars with distinguished music and arts scholars from around the world. Each lecture will last approximately one hour, and audience members will have opportunities to ask questions of the speakers. For more information, contact Dr. Michael Palmer in the School of Music, at cmpalmer@bsu.edu.
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Plan Your Class-Related Museum Visit Today

Contributed by: Tania Said
Published: Thursday, 25 August 2016 5:00 PM
The David Owsley Museum of Art offers free tours, self-guided visits, collection viewing, and object study opportunities. Learn more.

On Sale Today - Jeremy Camp: I Will Follow Tour

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Friday, 29 July 2016 9:00 AM
On Friday, November 4, Jeremy Camp will come to Emens Auditorium for a night filled with worship and ministry. The show at Emens Auditorium will boast some of Camp’s classic hits such as “Same Power,” “Christ in Me” and “He Knows.” The show will feature support from Love and the Outcome and Royce Lovett. Learn more.

Special Half-Priced Offer for Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus LIVE!

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Tuesday, 26 July 2016 10:30 AM
The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. Learn more.

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