Upcoming Events
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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.
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Twenty years after graduation from Ball State with a Master's degree in Biology, Mr. Baldwin will present the pathway of his career while talking about recent advances in Biotechnology. Topics of interest will include DNA manipulation, gene therapy protein engineering, and the future of the field.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson was an author who lead a life of many contradictions. Dr. Robert Habich will regale the group with the colorful history of one of America's most famous authors.
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Dr. Josh Gruver, Ball State Natural Resources and Environmental Management Department, will speak to the group about the Muncie Food Hub Partnership and how it's battling food insecurity in East Central Indiana. We will also learn about the Hults Environment Educational Center.
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The group will take a field trip to Ball State's amazing David Owsley Museum of Art, the home of a huge collection of works from all over the world and covering thousands of years of human creativity. There will be a small group discussion and attendees will get a chance to see some of the most recent acquisitions to the museum.
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Fifty years after the Viet Nam War, Gerald Waite, research fellow for Peace and Conflict Studies, will lead the group in looking back on one of our most controversial conflicts and the impact it had on the country.
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Hundreds of residents were asked to journal about an average day in their lives. Dr. James Connelly, Distinguished Professor from the Center of Middletown Studies, will give us a contemporary look into their lives.
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Join other Lifelong Learners at our annual holiday social. Enjoy food, conversation, and the presentation of the John J. Hill Scholarship Award while celebrating the season with us!