Featured Events

Upcoming Events
5:30 p.m.
A cellist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Which is the correct fork to use? Who passes the rolls? How do you make small talk? These questions and more can be answered by attending this Career Center event.
7:30 p.m.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoThis recital will feature students of instructors Kelci Kosin and Colleen Beucher. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Members of a concert band performing on stageUnder the direction of graduate and doctoral conducting students, this "Celebration of Spring” concert includes works by Alfred Reed, Robert Russell Bennett (featuring trumpet soloist Eric Rodriguez), Percy Aldridge Grainger, Ryan Fraley, Edvard Grieg, and Yo Goto. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
6 p.m.
Banquet audience sitting at tablesTCOM's annual awards banquet. Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. Awards start at 7:00 p.m. Student and alumni tickets are $15.00 each. Alumni may sponsor student tables of 8 or 10 by calling 765-285-1480.
6 p.m.
Le crime de Monsieur Lange / The Crime of Monsieur Lange (1936) Tournées Film Festival is made possible with the support of the Cultural Services ofthe French Embassy in the U.S., the Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée(CNC), the French American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and HighbrowEntertainment
7:30 p.m.
Andrew Martin is a choral conducting student of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann. His lecture, titled "On the Idiomatic Characteristics of Choral Arrangements of Popular Music," will feature the Ball State Chamber Choir. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
7:30 p.m.
Straight No ChaserFrom an undergraduate singing group at Indiana University to a beloved Atlantic Records act with a devoted international fanbase. Along the way, Straight No Chaser has sold more than 1.6 million albums in the U.S. and amassed more than 100 million YouTube views thanks to tightly arranged songs, impeccable vocal harmonies, and a healthy sense of humor.
10 a.m.
Transfer Visit Days are special opportunities for transfer students and their families to visit our vibrant campus and learn more about transferring to Ball State.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
4 p.m.
English Department Robert Bell Ball Awards CeremonyJoin us in the Upside Down to celebrate the accomplishments of English Department students.
5:30 p.m.
Zac is a voice student of Craig Priebe, associate professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
6:30 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
7:30 p.m.
Meghan is a piano student of James Helton, professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, program to include works by Nicole Piunno (guest composer-in-residence), Tielman Susato, Clifton Williams, Claude Debussy, and James M. Stephenson. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
8 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
All Day Event
Final examination day for Saturday classes.
10 a.m.
A female harpist performingThis recital will feature students of Elizabeth Richter, professor of music performance (harp). Free and open to the public.
1 p.m.
Trout Lillies in Christy Woods in Spring 2019Share a pleasant spring jaunt through Christy Woods with friends while learning about the history and management of Ball State’s outdoor classroom.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
5:30 p.m.
Lydia is a flute student of Mihoko Watanabe, professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Julianna is a voice student of Beth Truitt, assistant teaching professor of theatre. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Aaron will present several self-composed works for a variety of instruments and media. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
1 p.m.
Faculty talking to students at awards banquetPlease join us in recognizing all Communication Studies students. While some will be receiving special honors, we also want to take this opportunity to recognize the contributions of our students and their families, faculty, and staff.
3 p.m.
Members of the Statesmen choir performing on stageUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the program will include selections by Trent Worthington, Herbert Howells, Franz Schubert (featuring mezzo-soprano Kathleen Maurer), Pavel Chesnokov, Casey Rule, Craig Hella Johnson, Felix Mendelssohn, Josquin Desprez, Emily Crocker, Roger Emerson, Charlotte Botha, Gwyneth Walker, Jocelyn Hagen, and Elaine Hagenberg. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
6 p.m.
Tran is a piano student of Robert Palmer, the Ruth Weldy Mauzy and Mary Weldy Porter distinguished professor of music. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Tao is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Last meeting day for regular classes.
All Day Event
Calendar: Dining Calendar
Ball State Dining Services will have adjusted hours for Monday, April 29.
5:30 p.m.
A free event featuring performances and artwork by MCS students.
5:30 p.m.
Sarah is an oboe student of Lisa Kozenko, associate professor of music performance (oboe). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Jordan is a cello student of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.