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
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BloodyvoxStreaming Now through October 31
10:30 a.m.
Clarinetists Trina Gross and Diana HaskellBall State clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford will be joined by guests Trina Gross of the Indianapolis Symphony and Diana Haskell of the St. Louis Symphony for a virtual Ball State Clarinet Day. This virtual event is free and open to all.
All Day Event
Missing the Brown Planetarium? Love our Halloween program? This year, you can watch it on YouTube 360 as if you were inside our planetarium at Ball State: https://youtu.be/KYdpBc5h51A
7:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageWolff is an organ student of Stephen Price, lecturer of teaching (organ). Program to include works by J. S. Bach, Josef Rheinberger, Daniel E. Gawthrop, Jean Langlais, and Louis Vierne. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
All Day Event
Tuition is due the first of the month. November 1, 2020.
2:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
The University Singers performingNow in its 57th season, the Ball State University Singers have been entertaining audiences young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love. The ensemble kicks off the season with its annual Fall Concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office.
12 p.m.
Join us on November 2, 2020 from 12pm - 1pm for a free virtual information session to learn more about a Master’s Degree in Sociology.
2 p.m.
An opportunity to share with your colleagues the practices you've put in place based on your training and experience this semester.
5:30 p.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageXinran is a doctoral piano student of James Helton, professor of music performance. Program to include works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, and Alberto Ginastera. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
6 p.m.
Join us on November 2, 2020 from 6pm - 7pm for a free virtual information session to learn more about a Master’s Degree in Sociology.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship publication, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select journals, and the use of informal platforms (example: DHNow). Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing
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.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
How would you describe a leader? Join this interactive workshop to learn about defining leadership, leadership styles, and how you can enhance your own leadership skills.
5:30 p.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageThe Beneficence Woodwind Quintet is a graduate ensemble-in-residence at Ball State University. Program to include works by Paquito D'Rivera, Astor Piazzolla, and Valerie Coleman. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7 p.m.
small image with a birdhouse with info about when the events are and how to join via Zoom. Writer's Studio is a weekly craft class held online and taught by Ball State creative writing faculty.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Classes taught in the middle 5-week part of Term 32 end today.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Electronic final grade submission is available for middle 5-week classes.
12 p.m.
Email rcipevents@bsu.edu for the WebEx link – Subject needs to be "Virtual Culture Exchange - IRAN" Journey to Iran as presented by an international student from that country.
3 p.m.
Join us on November 2, 2020 from 3pm - 4pm for a free virtual information session to learn more about a Master’s Degree in Sociology.
7:30 p.m.
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe Ball State New Music Ensemble mostly performs music of the past 50 years, including works by current composition students and faculty. The Student Composers' Forum features creative and innovative musical compositions written by undergraduate and graduate Ball State composers. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Classes for the third 5-week Term 33 begin today.
8 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Yoga ClassJoin us for an online yoga class for graduate students taught by Lo Wruble.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical 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. Registration is required to attend, and space is limited. Register now to secure your spot.
5 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Yevgeniya Kaganovich.
7:30 p.m.
graphic of film reelsCatch a movie with the #BSUEnglish department and friends and chat about it--safely.
1 p.m.
This online information session will allow you to explore whether a doctoral degree in educational psychology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5:30 p.m.
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Ball State University in conjunction with Muncie Public Library presents a free lecture and discussion series.
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.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoSierra is a bassoon student of Keith Sweger, professor of music performance (bassoon). Program to include works by W. A. Mozart, Gaetano Donizetti, Alexandre Tansman, and Jenni Brandon. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
9 a.m.
Flutist Stefán Ragnar HöskuldssonBall State flute professor Mihoko Watanabe will be joined by Chicago Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson for a virtual Ball State Flute Day. Events to include a warm-up session, master class and Q&A with Mr. Höskuldsson, and a round table discussion with Dr. Watanabe. This virtual event is free and open to all.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Get out of the house and come join us and meet other graduate students on a socially distanced wellness walk around Muncie.
1:30 p.m.
Are you interested in a career in public affairs, working in government or the nonprofit sector to strengthen communities and provide vital services?If your answer is “yes,” then consider earning a Master of Public Administration degree at Ball State. Our interdisciplinary program allows you to gain substantive training in a specific policy area to complement your learning about public and nonprofit administration and policy. Our policy concentration areas include criminal justice, social issues and policy, information and communication technology, and urban planning. Students also have the opportunity to develop a customized course of study in other policy areas.
6:30 p.m.
About 10 minutes a person – that is all the time Ball State students will get to share a piece of our universe with you on Facebook Live. During this virtual event, students will use amazing visuals to help them present in the most creative way they can while competing for the title of Astronomy Slam Champion! This year’s student presenters are: Alec Neal, Belle Wines, Melanie Isenbarger, and Richard Gorby. You do not need a Facebook account to watch. Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.
All Day Event
Sherry Sylar with her oboeBall State oboe professor Lisa Kozenko will be joined by New York Philharmonic associate principal oboist Sherry Sylar for a virtual Ball State Oboe Marathon. Events to include sessions on audition preparation and reed making, a master class and chamber music making with Sherry Sylar, and one-on-one sessions with Dr. Kozenko. This virtual event is free and open to all.