Featured Events

Upcoming Events
All Day Event
To receive your degree in Fall of 2019, you must apply to graduate by September 16, 2019, even if you don’t plan to attend the commencement ceremony.
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.
4 p.m.
Mayor Jim Brainard of Carmel, IndianaBased on surveys using community statistics, Carmel is consistently ranked among the top places to live for families, singles, children, senior citizens and veterans based on low crime rates, low cost of living, excellent schools, availability of high paying jobs and appreciation of community amenities such as arts, culture, parks and recreational opportunities.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Job fairs don't have to be daunting. With a little preparation and focus, job fairs can be the gateway to your new career. We'll show you how to research employers and develop strategies for maximizing your time at the job fair. We'll also discuss ways to engage and communicate with employers during the fair.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Nathan NabbA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Dr. Nabb is professor of saxophone at Stephen F. Austin State University and maintains a vibrant and diverse international schedule as a performer, clinician, and teacher. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
The seasonality of prescribed fire (dormant season vs. late-growing season) can have a tremendous impact on the plant diversity, especially within a prairie ecosystem. Understanding those impacts can help managers determine the correct fire seasonality to meet their resource objectives.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNeed to manage lots of citations? EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA.
12:30 p.m.
As part of our campus-wide efforts to support our first year students in the first 6 weeks of the semester, a panel series has been created for faculty to connect the six success factors to purposeful teaching and course design.
1:30 p.m.
As part of our campus-wide efforts to support our first year students in the first 6 weeks of the semester, a panel series has been created for faculty to connect the six success factors to purposeful teaching and course design.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAttend this session for an overview of Kanopy, the streaming video service brought to you by the University Libraries. From documentaries, classics, and foreign films, learn about searching, embedding full films and clips in Canvas, and creating playlists. All sessions will be held in BL L82B on the lower level of Bracken in the Educational Technology and Resources Collection. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
3 p.m.
Last year Dr. Elizabeth Agnew's Religious Studies Immersive Learning class partnered with the Islamic Center of Muncie to present the story of our local Muslim culture in a documentary that won a 2019 Immersive Learning Award. In this presentation Dr. Agnew will show selected clips from the film, provide background information, and share the challenges and strategies of eliciting such rich oral histories.
5:30 p.m.
Yu-Hsien Chen is the University of Taipai's recent concerto competition winner and visits Ball State as part of the School of Music's ongoing exchange program. Program to include works for solo piano by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Scriabin, and Chopin. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include chamber music by Ernst von Dohnányi, Franz Anton Hoffmeister, and Bedřich Smetana. Free and open to the public.
7:30 a.m.
Calendar: Working Well
11 a.m.
Calendar: Working Well
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAttend this session for an overview of Kanopy, the streaming video service brought to you by the University Libraries. From documentaries, classics, and foreign films, learn about searching, embedding full films and clips in Canvas, and creating playlists. All sessions will be held in BL L82B on the lower level of Bracken in the Educational Technology and Resources Collection. Bring a laptop to follow along or search on your own (optional).
11 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Whether you're a hiring manager or a soon-to-be graduate, this is your chance to network with hundreds of employers, organizations, and Ball State University students in search of internships and full-time employment. Each year, more than 300 employers and nearly 2,000 students participate in our two Cardinal Job Fairs. We're leading the way in career placement outcomes.
12 p.m.
Material Talks at Lunch, Tony Costello, FAIAThe next “Material Talk @ Lunch” is next Wednesday at noon in the Atrium of the Architecture Building. Practitioner / educator Tony Costello (FAIA) will present the award-winning work that he and his CAP students began in 2011 and continue to be involved with, which focuses on research & development (R & D) to improve masonry construction in Haiti.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNeed to manage lots of citations? EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA.
4 p.m.
Jazz club owner David AndrichikDavid Andrichik is owner of the Chatterbox jazz club in downtown Indianapolis. His talk will touch on ways students and young professionals can start to get gigs at professional venues. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance HallThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Book discussion imageJoin colleagues to engage in conversation about Dare to Lead by Brené Brown. Group discussion will focus on leadership, courage and community.
12:30 p.m.
As part of our campus-wide efforts to support our first year students in the first 6 weeks of the semester, a panel series has been created for faculty to connect the six success factors to purposeful teaching and course design.
3:30 p.m.
As part of our campus-wide efforts to support our first year students in the first 6 weeks of the semester, a panel series has been created for faculty to connect the six success factors to purposeful teaching and course design.
5 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Maria Tomasula.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to course withdrawal by web for classes taught the first 8 weeks of fall term.
10 a.m.
As part of our campus-wide efforts to support our first year students in the first 6 weeks of the semester, a panel series has been created for faculty to connect the six success factors to purposeful teaching and course design.
11 a.m.
As part of our campus-wide efforts to support our first year students in the first 6 weeks of the semester, a panel series has been created for faculty to connect the six success factors to purposeful teaching and course design.
3 p.m.
Join us for a relaxing guided meditation in DOMA's galleries.
4 p.m.
Three composers' headshots and the Ball State University logoComposers Amanda Feery, Jennifer Jolley, and Molly Joyce will be featured on the Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band's Female Composers Concert. As part of their residency they will lead a composition seminar for Ball State music composition students. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Cooking Night BANGLADESH - Friday, September 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 -Learn to cook a dessert from Bangladesh!
7:30 p.m.
two hornists performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, the Ball State Bands proudly present a Female Composers' Concert with works by Jennifer Jolly, Jennifer Higdon, Cindy McTee, and Carolyn Bremer, as well as the winners of the Ball State Symphony Band Call for Commission Proposals: Amanda Feery and Molly Joyce. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office starting August 19.
7:30 p.m.
Marcus; The Secret of SweetMarcus is the provocative, poignant, and fiercely humorous coming-of-age story of a young man in the South.
7:30 p.m.
Dennis DeYoungIn 1977, history was made upon the release of THE GRAND ILLUSION album. DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF STYX celebrate that history by performing the album in its entirety plus all eight Top Ten hits LADY, BABE, COME SAIL AWAY, TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS, BEST OF TIMES, MR. ROBOTO plus classic rock anthems RENEGADE, BLUE COLLAR MAN, SUITE MADAME BLUE and many more.
10 a.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a masters degree in social work is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
10 a.m.
Violist Julia BullardJoin viola professor Zoran Jakovcic and guest artist Julia Bullard for a day of learning and music making. Dr. Bullard is currently professor of viola and music theory at the University of Iowa and is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral performer both in the U.S. and abroad. Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
Saxophonist Josh QuinlanA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Josh Quinlan is a U.S. born saxophonist, composer, and educator who lives in Heredia, Costa Rica where he is professor of saxophone at the National University of Costa Rica. Free and open to the public.