Upcoming Events
4:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFind articles, books, and more for your music history or music theory paper. The Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review music databases and resources for coursework or thesis proposals and learn what's new. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching. Registration is suggested but not required.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFind articles, books, and more for your music history or music theory paper. The Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review music databases and resources for coursework or thesis proposals and learn what's new. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching. Registration is suggested but not required.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFinale 25 is a music notation program that is the industry standard for music composition and publishing. Attend this workshop to learn about changes since Finale 2014, plus the basics of the new version.
3 p.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. If you are unable to attend this date, another session will be offered on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 9:00-10:00 AM.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFind articles, books, and more for your music history or music theory paper. The Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review music databases and resources for coursework or thesis proposals and learn what's new. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching. Registration is suggested but not required.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin this livestreaming presentation of the University Libraries’ resources and services for online students. As an online student, you have access to the full range of library resources and services, including database access, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and research assistance. You will receive instructions by email for accessing the event online shortly before the event begins.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you looking for ways to measure the impact of your publications and research? Join us for an introduction to scholarly metrics. We will cover selected traditional and non-traditional tools to quantify the reach of your scholarship. Topics will include Journal Impact Factors and where to find them, the h-index, ORCIDs, and more. We will discuss alternative metrics, or “altmetrics,” and suggest different tools that can be used for seeing how much engagement your work is generating.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopImprove the visual impact of your work with images. Learn to optimize images for digital projects. You’ll also learn more about finding quality images, navigating copyright, and citation.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn about specialized resources for your literature review and techniques specific to music searching.
1 p.m.
This Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Course focuses on recent and developing changes to accounting and reporting with an emphasis on their impact on private companies and not-for-profit entities. Completion of this course qualifies you for four credits toward Indiana's Accounting and Auditing CPE requirement and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Yellow Book CPE requirement. RSVP online by September 5th. The cost of $50 per person includes the course and the mixer.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopImprove the visual impact of your work with images. Learn to optimize images for digital projects. You’ll also learn more about finding quality images, navigating copyright, and citation.
6:30 p.m.
Similar to the CCIM "Super Party, the "Star Party" will show you all the opportunities available in the departments of English, Philosophy & Religious Studies, History, and Modern Languages & Classics in the College of Sciences and Humanities.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
6 p.m.
Ableton logoAbleton, the makers of the popular Live! sequencer, will be right here on campus for a night of pizza and beats! Special guest Thomas Faulds will present the latest features of the software and hardware that Ableton has to offer. This is a must-see workshop for anyone interested in electronic music and beat-making. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin this livestreaming presentation of the University Libraries’ resources and services for online students in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program. Learn about the databases relevant to your field, best searching practices, and the full range of library resources and services you have access to as an online student.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
All Day Event
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.
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.
5 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.
12 p.m.
Learn about new and available technology solutions available for your classroom use and work needs.
8 a.m.
Learn about new and available technology solutions available for your classroom use and work needs.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLiterature reviews are an essential first step in the research process. Come and learn from the experts. A faculty panel will share information about developing this critical research element.
5 p.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.
University Libraries WorkshopUniversity Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to help you find funding sources for your research and creative work.
11 a.m.
Jazz pianist Matthew FriesThe 3rd Annual Jazz Rhythm Section Day will feature masterclasses, Q&A sessions, and performances by guest Matthew Fries (piano) and select Ball State jazz faculty. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAs the newspapers, images, and other documents of the past are digitized, the researchers of the present are able to access a wealth of primary sources online. This workshop will feature an introduction to electronic collections of primary sources available at Ball State University and beyond that are useful researching historical events, periods, and issues.
5 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAs the newspapers, images, and other documents of the past are digitized, the researchers of the present are able to access a wealth of primary sources online. This workshop will feature an introduction to electronic collections of primary sources available at Ball State University and beyond that are useful researching historical events, periods, and issues.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAs the newspapers, images, and other documents of the past are digitized, the researchers of the present are able to access a wealth of primary sources online. This workshop will feature an introduction to electronic collections of primary sources available at Ball State University and beyond that are useful researching historical events, periods, and issues.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopCome to this session for an overview of TeachingBooks, an authoritative database of resources about books for students in grades 7-12. Content includes information about fiction and non-fiction books, authors, and illustrators. The collection also includes short movies, audio book readings and book discussion guides to help teachers increase student engagement.
4 p.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.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopUniversity Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to help you find funding sources for your research and creative work.
All Day Event
Jeffrey Zook and Matthew ErnstJoin Ball State professors Mihoko Watanabe (flute) and Stephen Campbell (flute) as well as guest artists Jeffery Zook (flute) and Matthew Ernst (trumpet) for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Zook is a member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra flute section and Mr. Ernst is principal trumpet of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
3:30 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.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgement, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 1 of a 3 part series, student employees will gain a better understanding of who is a customer, how to communicate well with customers, and the basics of good customer service.
10 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.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopCome to this session for an overview of TeachingBooks, an authoritative database of resources about books for students in grades 7-12. Content includes information about fiction and non-fiction books, authors, and illustrators. The collection also includes short movies, audio book readings and book discussion guides to help teachers increase student engagement.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 1 of a 3 part series, student employees will gain a better understanding of who is a customer, how to communicate well with customers, and the basics of good customer service.
4 p.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.• Students are welcome to come to room BC 129 or join us remotely. You will receive instructions for accessing this online workshop shortly before the event begins.
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).
5 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.
6:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThese days, it is difficult to find credible information in a landscape of fake news, satirical sites, and downright inaccurate reporting. As information experts, librarians share your interest in improving the critical thinking skills of students so they may become better evaluators of information, cite higher quality sources, and grow into media literate citizens. Attend this workshop led by Ball State University librarians to receive expert tips and resources to integrate into your courses.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
The phrase "transferable skills" is used frequently when helping students write a résumé, but many students still aren't sure what skills they are currently developing with their on-campus job. In this session we will identify what the National Association of Colleges and Employers recognizes as a transferable skill and how to help your student employee see the value in the work they do in your department.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThese days, it is difficult to find credible information in a landscape of fake news, satirical sites, and downright inaccurate reporting. As information experts, librarians share your interest in improving the critical thinking skills of students so they may become better evaluators of information, cite higher quality sources, and grow into media literate citizens. Attend this workshop led by Ball State University librarians to receive expert tips and resources to integrate into your courses.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Working with others is a part of everyone’s job on some level, and sometimes it can be difficult. Working with people from different generations can be one of the trickiest parts of working with others, but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will help participants understand what makes a generation different than another. By the end of this presentation we hope that you have an understanding and appreciation for all generations represented in your office space.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopCome to this session for an overview of TeachingBooks, an authoritative database of resources about books for students in grades 7-12. Content includes information about fiction and non-fiction books, authors, and illustrators. The collection also includes short movies, audio book readings and book discussion guides to help teachers increase student engagement.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopBecome familiar with basic skills in Mendeley, a citation management tool that can help manage your references and create bibliographies while citing as you write. Access this workshop online or attend in person.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 2 of a 3 part series, students will participate in an escape room-style challenge utilizing the principles of workplace problem solving and teamwork.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever found yourself wondering if an employer will look at your Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this highly interactive session to learn how to manage your social media professional brand and make it work for you.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Writing a great job description can be somewhat of an art. Understanding the basic structure of a job description can help make the piece of artwork come to life. This session will walk participants through the basic design of a well-crafted job description. We will then take it a step further and help you write a job posting for Cardinal Career Link that is likely to catch the eye of a student looking for an on-campus job.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 3 of a 3 part series, students will gain valuable practice using the standard Ball State, multi-line phone system and general phone etiquette, including leaving a voicemail and asking clarifying questions.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
5 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
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 2 of a 3 part series, students will participate in an escape room-style challenge utilizing the principles of workplace problem solving and teamwork.
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).
1:30 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Successfully completing an EPAF can be tricky business. In fact, it's the one step in the process that most supervisors and administrative coordinators have the most questions. This session will help clear up any questions you may have and run through the general process of getting your students set up in Kronos.
11 a.m.
cellist Nicholas FinchJoin cello professor Peter Opie and guest artist Nicholas Finch for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Finch is principal cello of the Louisville Orchestra and also performs regularly in places such as New York City and Boston. Free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
Bassoonist Miles ManerJoin bassoon professor Keith Sweger and guest artist Miles Maner for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Maner is a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (contrabassoon/bassoon) and is on faculty at DePaul University. Free and open to the public.
5 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.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 3 of a 3 part series, students will gain valuable practice using the standard Ball State, multi-line phone system and general phone etiquette, including leaving a voicemail and asking clarifying questions.
2:30 p.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.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever found yourself wondering if an employer will look at your Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this highly interactive session to learn how to manage your social media professional brand and make it work for you.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Learn step-by-step how to hire a new student. This hands-on workshop will discuss how to get a student hired into your department. Topics will include: job postings, receiving applications and interviewing, completing a Workflow and an EPAF, and getting set up in Kronos. This event is great for someone who is new to hiring and supervising students or an experienced supervisor who would like a quick refresher.
5 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.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Writing a great job description can be somewhat of an art. Understanding the basic structure of a job description can help make the piece of artwork come to life. This session will walk participants through the basic design of a well-crafted job description. We will then take it a step further and help you write a job posting for Cardinal Career Link that is likely to catch the eye of a student looking for an on-campus job.
5 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.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Working with others is a part of everyone’s job on some level, and sometimes it can be difficult. Working with people from different generations can be one of the trickiest parts of working with others, but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will help participants understand what makes a generation different than another. By the end of this presentation we hope that you have an understanding and appreciation for all generations represented in your office space.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
The phrase "transferable skills" is used frequently when helping students write a résumé, but many students still aren't sure what skills they are currently developing with their on-campus job. In this session we will identify what the National Association of Colleges and Employers recognizes as a transferable skill and how to help your student employee see the value in the work they do in your department.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Attend this highly interactive workshop to demystify networking. You will learn about resources to assist you with networking as well as practice skills for engaging with your network.
5 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.
2:30 p.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.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Attend this highly interactive workshop to demystify networking. You will learn about resources to assist you with networking as well as practice skills for engaging with your network.
10 a.m.
This online 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.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organization culture based on feedback from employers.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
12 p.m.
oboist Robert AtherholtJoin oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and guest artist Robert Atherholt for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Atherholt is a retired member of the Houston Symphony Orchestra and is on faculty at Rice University. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
trombonist Joseph AlessiJoin trombone professor Chris Van Hof and guest artist Joseph Alessi for a day of learning and music making. Mr. Alessi is principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic and is on faculty at The Juilliard School. Free and open to the public.