COVID-19 and Events on Campus

In response to COVID-19, Ball State University has taken several measures to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff, and visitors, including the cancellation or postponement of many events. If you plan to attend an event and are not sure if it will still take place, please contact the coordinator listed for that event. For more information, see the latest updates on Ball State's response to COVID-19.

Upcoming Events
9 a.m.
Part of an ongoing series about syllabus construction, classroom management and diversity, the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs will host a session on Warm/Cold Syllabi: The Link to Classroom Management.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need 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. You can download a copy of EndNote before the session.
4 p.m.
Serena Shim Sabbatical LectureThe next event in the 2020-2021 Teachers College Dean's Lecture Series takes place on Thursday, March 4, from 4-5 p.m. with Dr. Serena Shim’s presentation: "Application of Motivation and Self-Regulation Theory: A Case of Socio-Scientific Issue-Based Learning.”
6 p.m.
a clarinetist performingThe Symphony Band performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire under the direction of Caroline Hand. Program to include works by Aurelio Bonelli, Béla Bartók, Percy Grainger, Harrison Collins, and Shelley Hanson. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Cynthia Lin.
7 p.m.
The Spanish Club offers students the opportunity to practice Spanish and study the culture of Latin America and Spain.
7:30 p.m.
two hornists performingThe Wind Ensemble is Ball State's premier concert band and performs exciting and challenging music under the direction of Thomas Caneva. Program to include works by Donal Michalsky, Leslie Bassett, Percy Grainger, Giovanni Santos, and Hirokazu Fukushima. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need 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. You can download a copy of EndNote before the session.
12 p.m.
What does it mean to work for justice as a teacher/scholar? What is our responsibility as faculty, teachers, and students to respond to local and global violations of human rights? And if we take on such work, how can we move beyond frameworks steeped in a history of coloniality towards models which allow new forms of collaboration and community to emerge?
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalAustin is a piano student of Ray Kilburn, associate professor of music. Program to include works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalJenna is a trumpet student of Stephen Campbell, assistant professor of music performance (trumpet). Program to include works by Arthur Honegger, Joseph Haydn, Paul Hindemith, and Henry Purcell. Free and open to the public with delayed webcast available.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky! You do not need a Facebook account to watch. Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.
7:30 p.m.
A hornist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Gene Berger, associate professor of music performance (horn). Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
Wild World of Animals with monkey2:00 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalAlyssa is a flute student of Mihoko Watanabe, professor of flute. Program to include works by J.S. Bach, Stephan Lias, Eugène Goossens, and Robert Muczynski. Free and open to the public with delayed webcast available.
6 p.m.
6:00 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
6 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageJazz Ensembles 2 and 3 are under the direction of Freddie Mendoza and graduate assistant Aron Scott Callard. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Jazz Lab Ensemble under the direction of Mark Buselli. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
Student RecitalAmanda is a doctoral trombone student of Chris Van Hof, assistant professor of music performance (trombone). Program to include works by Carolina Calvache, Johannes Brahms, Daniela Candillari, and Elizabeth Raum. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingA concert featuring the Ball State 'Wrecking Crew' Trumpet Ensemble under the direction of Stephen Campbell, assistant professor of music performance (trumpet). Program to include arrangements for trumpet ensemble of music by Richard Wagner, Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Giacomo Puccini, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, and Queen. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
IRB WorkshopOur goal is to provide a space where students can meet and socialize with other graduate students, while also being productive whether it's reading, writing, doing research, etc.! All sessions held via Zoom. We will email the link regularly from GradWellness.
12 p.m.
Inclusive Excellence Facilitators will provide an overview of "best practices" that will help attendees affirm and amplify diverse experiences and perspectives while also supporting progress toward reaching shared goals.
11 a.m.
Ball State’s mostly online (we call it low-residency) master’s degree in emerging media design and development was created for working professionals who want to manage and direct interdisciplinary teams that use advanced storytelling techniques to advance an organization. You will gain skills in three key areas that are in high demand in the workforce: design thinking, human-computer interaction, and cross-platform storytelling. You will learn how to plan, develop, deploy, and test the effectiveness of communication design and stories.
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopYou can get more out of your Google searches! Attend this webinar to learn advanced techniques for searching wisely in Google and Google Scholar, including how to personalize your search to simultaneously discover Ball State Library titles.
5 p.m.
Religious Studies major Joseph Bailey will present on his independent study research into the importance of Jesus’ Jewish identity for contemporary Christian understandings of his teachings and for countering anti-Jewish sentiments within Christian communities.
6 p.m.
two clarinetists performingThe Campus Band features students from across campus and all majors performing under the direction of graduate student conductors.​ Program to include works by Brian Balmages, Percy Grainger, Paul Creston, Frank Erickson, Josef Rheinberger, and Frank Ticheli. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Yoga ClassJoin us for an online yoga class for graduate students taught by Lo Wruble.
7:30 p.m.
band musicians performingThe Wind Symphony performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire under the direction of Caroline Hand. Program to include works by Erik Satie, Nancy Galbraith, Peter Meechan, Katahj Copley, and Steven Bryant. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Collaborating with others is a skill needed in every industry. In this highly interactive session, you will learn and practices strategies for working with others to achieve a goal.
12 p.m.
Rinker Center for International Programs presents Culture Exchange
12 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Coffee TalksJoin us for connection and discussion with other grad students! All sessions held via Zoom. We will email the link regularly from GradWellness.