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Upcoming Events
3 p.m.
Countless scientists have dedicated their lives searching for the cure to cancer in everything from aromatherapy to radiation. For 40 years Michigan State University has been looking into the possibilities of platinum compounds as an effective therapy. Research Chemist Henry Peresie will walk us through the last 40 years of their findings.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
7:30 p.m.
Dr. Beverly Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College, is a clinical psychologist widely known for both her expertise on race relations and as a thought leader in higher education. Her 13 years as the president of Spelman College (2002–2015) were marked by innovation and growth. Her visionary leadership was recognized in 2013 with the Carnegie Academic Leadership Award.
11 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12 p.m.
Violinist Caroline Eva ChinMs. Chin teaches at Bowling Green State University and gives violin master classes throughout the United States. She received her Bachelor of Music from Indiana University as a student of Miriam Fried and her Master of Music from the Juilliard School as a student of Robert Mann. Free and open to the public.
1 p.m.
This guided tour, led by Erin Moore from the Office of Community Engagement, will showcase unique amenities and attractions on campus and downtown Muncie.
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: A Lot Like YouAs part of Unity Week 2020, the Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of the Provost invite you to attend a screening of the film A Lot Like You as part of Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This Unity Week program takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 at 5:30 p.m. in AJ 175. In A Lot Like You, filmmaker Eliaichi Kimaro, a mixed-race, first-generation American of Tanzanian and Korean descent, examines her own racial identity and heritage by exploring her father’s life and upbringing and the culture of the Chagga people. Through this filmmaking process, Kimaro uncovers and examines the ways in which trauma and sexual violence shaped her family history.Runtime: 55 minutesPlease be advised that the film contains graphic descriptions of sexual violence.
5:30 p.m.
Violinist Caroline Eva ChinMs. Chin has concertized throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Performing with pianist Laura Melton, program to include works by Franz Schubert, Jennifer Higdon, and Maurice Ravel. Free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
Calendar: Athletics
Come watch the Cardinals as they take on Buffalo.
All Day Event
Each year faculty committees select recipients for nine awards presented to colleagues who have made outstanding contributions to the university community. Outstanding award nominations are due to the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs by January 23, 2020.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop is packed with essential information about the research process to help you get started with your thesis project. Learn about research tools and strategies that will help you gather sources for your literature review.
11:30 a.m.
Join us for FREE coffee and an optional topic.
12:30 p.m.
This online information session will allow you to explore whether a graduate certificate in Public Administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
3 p.m.
Kenari QuartetThe Kenari Quartet is comprised of saxophonists Bob Eason, Kyle Baldwin, Corey Dundee, and Steven Banks. Formed in 2012 at Indiana University, the quartet’s name is derived from the Malay word “kenari,” which may be translated as “songbird.” Expanding on the age-old idea that birds communicate through song, the Kenari Quartet seeks to exemplify this concept through their performances. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe University Libraries has a large collection of curriculum and teaching materials for pre-service teachers. Students in this workshop will learn tips for searching for these items in OneSearch and have a chance to explore teaching tools in a variety of disciplines. This session is designed for all preservice teachers, prr-K-12 in any content area or specialty. All sessions will be held in Education, Music and Media (Bracken Library, Lower Level) in Meeting Room 1. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
5 p.m.
What can you do with a humanities degree? Almost anything--and the Stars to Steer By lecture series will show you how. This popular career series for humanities majors is a partnership between the College of Sciences and Humanities and the Career Center.
5:30 p.m.
Each presenter has only 06 minutes-40 seconds to talk about the theme-based topic—Spaces that Impact. Join us January 23 at 5:30 p.m. at 25 North Pine Street, Indianapolis, IN
7:30 p.m.
Kenari QuartetApplauded for their “flat-out amazing” performances and “stunning virtuosity” (Cleveland Classical), the highly acclaimed Kenari Quartet delivers inspiring performances that transform the perception of the saxophone. The quartet aims to highlight the instrument’s remarkable versatility by presenting meticulously crafted repertoire from all periods of classical and contemporary music. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
The second selection in the NOMAS Film Series is the HBO film True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality. This documentary parallels the subject matter contained in the recently released Warner Brother's film Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, but this film provides a more comprehensive overview of the work of Bryan Stevenson and the Equal Justice Initiative.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopUniversity Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to provide an overview of Pivot™, how it may be used to find funding and collaboration opportunities, and how Library resources can be used to support your scholarly endeavors.
3 p.m.
Join us for a relaxing guided meditation in DOMA's galleries.
5 p.m.
Cooking Night BELARUS - Friday, January 24, 2020 - 5:00 - 6:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 - RSVP by emailing rcipevents@bsu.edu
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsCome explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Dance
Shanghai Ballet7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
9 p.m.
Showing: Harriet
1 p.m.
Calendar: Athletics
Come watch the Cardinals as they take on Miami.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour in the DOMA galleries.
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsCome explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
8 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsCome explore a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past few decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars, fly up to exotic planets, and imagine them up close in the planetarium. Experience how science is shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
9 p.m.
Celebrate Unity Week with us!
9 p.m.
Celebrate Unity Week with us!
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in the first 5 week part of Term 31.
12 p.m.
Indianapolis Symphony OrchestraAs part of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra residency at Ball State, members of the orchestra will lead instrument-specific master classes for our brass, woodwind, and percussion students. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWix is a free online drag-and-drop website builder. Of the three platforms offered in EMM’s Website Builder Series, Wix is the most beginner-friendly. In this first of a 3-part series, the basics of Wix will be covered; including the initial setup, brief overview of available tools, and strategies for design layout.
3 p.m.
Sales Career FairOver 70 companies will be at the Ball State Alumni Center offering full time career opportunities to both our current students and alumni. This event is organized by the Center for Professional Selling and is one of the largest in the nation.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe University Libraries has a large collection of curriculum and teaching materials for pre-service teachers. Students in this workshop will learn tips for searching for these items in OneSearch and have a chance to explore teaching tools in a variety of disciplines. This session is designed for all preservice teachers, prr-K-12 in any content area or specialty. All sessions will be held in Education, Music and Media (Bracken Library, Lower Level) in Meeting Room 1. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWordPress is a highly flexible website builder. Of the three platforms offered in EMM’s Website Builder Series, WordPress is a great middle ground between a drag-and-drop builder and creating from scratch. In this first of a 3-part series, the basics of WordPress will be covered; including the initial setup, brief overview of available tools, and strategies for design layout.
5 p.m.
The Philosophy and Religious Studies Department presents "Monday Movies" -- a "Gawk and Talk" Series. Join us to watch "Dawn's Early Light: Chris Jackson's Journey to Islam" with Dr. Elizabeth Agnew and discuss with classmates and faculty.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Student in Career CenterCritical Thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem. RSVP is required for this session in Cardinal Career Link.
7:30 p.m.
Calendars: Broadway, Dance
Banstand7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium