Upcoming Events
3:30 p.m.
Cardinal Directions (formerly known as “Stars to Steer By”) is a career series geared to students in Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages & Classics, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Remember: recent alumni still looking for jobs or interested in a career pivot are also welcome!
3:30 p.m.
Dr. Kim Arcand standing inside an observatory with a large red telescope behind her. Image by Stacey Doyle.Join us live on YouTube on October 13, 2022 at 3:30pm ET with Dr. Kim Arcand, a leading expert in astronomy visualization and a pioneer in 3D imaging, printing, and extended reality applications with astrophysics data.
6 p.m.
Join the David Owsley Museum of Art for a presentation by featured artist Diane Burko.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
5 p.m.
Cardinal Directions (formerly known as “Stars to Steer By”) is a career series geared to students in Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages & Classics, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Remember: recent alumni still looking for jobs or interested in a career pivot are also welcome!
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
2 p.m.
Dr. Tammy Kernodle poses in front of a brown background wearing all black.Prof. Tammy Kernodle will present "Your Friend Langston: An Examination of Langston Hughes' Collaborations with Black Women Musicians" on October 19 from 2-2:50 in Sursa Hall.
6 p.m.
In honor of award-winning writer and physicist Dr. Janna Levin’s visit to Ball State University for her talk in Sursa Hall on October 20 at 7:30 p.m., a team of faculty and staff invited Ball State students to submit original pieces of art, poetry, short writings, film and music that celebrates the Webb telescope and team, and the human propensity to ask deep, difficult questions while gazing at the stars. Pieces were chosen by a team of faculty and students to be performed at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium during this unique event on Oct. 19. The performance will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Levin about her career and efforts to bridge the perceived gaps between art and science. Have an idea to pitch? Do so at http://bit.ly/dome-party-pitch
6 p.m.
Part of the Big Questions, Big Idea series, hosted by the Ball State Philosophy and Religious Studies Department and the Muncie Public Library
7 p.m.
Join us for the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series, featuring Stedman Graham, business advisor, author, chairman and CEO of S. Graham and Associates, and 1979 Ball State University graduate!If you are wanting to become a passionate, purposeful, and meaningful leader through identifying who you are, your strengths, and your skills, this lecture is for you! “Identity Leadership” will be held at 7 p.m. on October 19 at Sursa Performance Hall.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
11 a.m.
Aaron PrickelA Lushin management consultant since 2007, Aaron Prickel acts as the glue that binds and strengthens the team’s collective talents. As not only a sales trainer but a great resource, he encourages his clients to stay true to themselves and their missions, and he adapts his training style to best serve each individual.
7:30 p.m.
Janna Levin is the Claire Tow Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her latest book, Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, is the inside story on the discovery of the century: the sound of spacetime ringing from the collision of two black holes over a billion years ago.
12 p.m.
Join our Lunch and Learn where we will discuss stigma and bias for the helping professions.More info to come.
6 p.m.
Back again for a third year in a row, "Eerie Muncie: Tales for the Dark Side of Local History". Join us on Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00 pm at the Ball State Alumni Center, Assembly Hall A for this panel discussion about some scary happenings and hauntings in Muncie and Delaware County history. This program is being hosted by the E. B and Bertha C. Ball Center and in collaboration with Delaware County Historical Society, Muncie Public Library, and the University Libraries Archives and Special Collections. The presentation will feature historic photographs, maps, newspaper articles, and ghost stories of Muncie's past. Refreshments served after program.
11 a.m.
Cindy Dunston QuirkDogs have always been a part of Cindy’s life. Cindy was successful in sales and marketing after completing her Marketing degree at Georgia State University. It was gratifying, but her creative side was itching to get out and run. Cindy turned heavily to writing as a professional wordsmith and editor, forming her creative firm in Anderson, Indiana. In 2009, she made another pivot that combined her business, marketing, and creative skills. She was inspired by her German Shepherd’s allergies and founded her pet treat company, Scout & Zoe’s. Her products naturally shed elk antler treats and chews are now available in over 10,000 pet stores across the globe. It’s a dog’s life, and Cindy wouldn’t have it any other way.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour in the DOMA galleries.
11 a.m.
Starla Kay Mathis & Lateva WoolforkStarla Kay Mathis is a wife, mom, creative entrepreneur, and lifestyle content creator based in Indianapolis. She is passionate about creating content that brings value to her readers and inspires all to create a life they love. She is a podcast host and co-owner of Mathis Media. Lateva is a Detroit girl living in Indianapolis. She is an entrepreneur, faith leader, wife, and mother of 6 daughters. She runs a blog, The All Purpose Woman, hosts a podcast, and owns SoCo Content Creation, where she does brand management and coaching. Starla Kay and Lateva are also both co-founders and co-owners of Create. Connect. Collab., a community that provides creatives, leaders, and entrepreneurs the accountability, resources, and connections to amplify their personal brands and business achievements.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Social Work
Join our Lunch and Learn workshop, Voting is Social WorkCost: $10 / free for BSU students.1.0 CEU available.More info to come.
3 p.m.
Magatte WadeMagatte Wade is an entrepreneur and advocate for African dignity and prosperity. Her TED talk, "Why it is too hard to start a business in Africa - and how to change it" has been seen by more than 600K people. She is a Forbes “20 Youngest Power Women in Africa”, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum at Davos, a TED Global Africa Fellow, and a "Leading Woman in Wellness” award winner by the Global Wellness Summit. In 2014 she was featured on the cover of Forbes Afrique for being the person in Francophone Africa having the greatest positive impact on the future. She serves as the Director of the Atlas Network's Center for African Prosperity.
1:30 p.m.
Glick Center for Glass contains one of the largest Glass Art Teaching Collections housed at a university in the United States, and Rinard Orchid Greenhouse and the Environmental Education Center expansion doubles the size of the Greenhouse Conservatory, turning it into an immersive tropical experience for exploration and discovery. On the tour you will view the expansion, view selections from the glass collection, and observe students working with glass in the Introduction to Glass Class. (click through for more information).
3 p.m.
Cutting Edge Conversations GraphicThe Miller College of Business invites you to attend our “Cutting Edge Conversations” on November 16. During this webinar, you will hear from three exciting and innovative professors in the Miller College of Business. These professors will offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves. Professors Mayer, Mitchell, and Whitaker will each talk for 15 minutes and explain the why and how behind phenomena that we read about in the mass media. Be entertained. Be amazed. Be enlightened.
11 a.m.
Leslie GalbreathLeslie Galbreath is an accredited public relations strategist with extensive experience in all facets of marketing communications. She consistently uses research and data to help global clients develop strategies, craft brand identities, sell complex products and build lifetime customer relationships. As CEO of dgs Marketing Engineers, Leslie oversees the overall strategic planning, creative development, public relations, and digital communications activities for the agency and its global clients. Named a Rising Star by the Indianapolis Star in 2012, Leslie has worked to bridge the gender gap and advocates for the profitable dignity of manufacturing careers.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a free, docent-led tour in the DOMA galleries.