Upcoming Events
3 p.m.
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.
12 p.m.
Material Talks at Lunch, Tony Costello, FAIAThe next “Material Talk @ Lunch” is next Wednesday at noon in the Atrium of the Architecture Building. Practitioner / educator Tony Costello (FAIA) will present the award-winning work that he and his CAP students began in 2011 and continue to be involved with, which focuses on research & development (R & D) to improve masonry construction in Haiti.
4 p.m.
Jazz club owner David AndrichikDavid Andrichik is owner of the Chatterbox jazz club in downtown Indianapolis. His talk will touch on ways students and young professionals can start to get gigs at professional venues. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
Three composers' headshots and the Ball State University logoComposers Amanda Feery, Jennifer Jolley, and Molly Joyce will be featured on the Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band's Female Composers Concert. As part of their residency they will lead a composition seminar for Ball State music composition students. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
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.
2 p.m.
Saxophonist Josh QuinlanA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Josh Quinlan is a U.S. born saxophonist, composer, and educator who lives in Heredia, Costa Rica where he is professor of saxophone at the National University of Costa Rica. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Kelsey ThiemThe Department of Psychological Science presents their 2019-2020 Speaker Series. Dr. Kelsey C. Thiem, Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, and Counseling will present "Are Black Women and Girls Associated with Danger? Implicit Racial Bias at the Intersection of Target Age and Gender."
4 p.m.
Dr. Chin-Sook Pak will be giving her Sabbatical Presentation on Wednesday, September 25th at 4:00 pm in NQ 292. The title of her presentation is "Exploring the Long-Term Impact of Service-Learning: Former Students of Spanish Revisit Their Community Engagement Experiences". This is open to all students, faculty, staff and community.
7:30 p.m.
Author Laura RubyOn September 25, the English Department Visiting Writers Series welcomes YA /fantasy author Laura Ruby, a National Book Award Finalist, who writes fiction for adults, teens and children. She is the author of the Printz Medal Winning novel Bone Gap and many other books.
9:30 a.m.
Melinda T. Owens - What Does Active Learning Look Like?Presented by Melinda T. Owens. How do you know your students are actively engaged in your classroom? Decibel Analysis for Research in Teaching (DART) is one way to track active learning in the classroom.
11 a.m.
Adam WeberAdam Weber, co-founder of Emplify, will present as part of the Miller College of Business Entrepreneurial Experience Lecture series.
6:30 p.m.
McGovern LectureJames H. Price, a nationally recognized scholar in the area of injury and violence prevention with special emphasis on reducing firearms related trauma and mortality.
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art.
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.
4 p.m.
CAP Guest Lecture: Jean Carroon, FAIA, LEED FellowJean leads Goody Clancy’s preservation practice, focusing on the opportunities inherent in the stewardship and creative reuse of existing buildings to create a healthy resilient world. She leads a team dedicated to helping clients and the public connect historic legacies to current realities and future possibilities.
3 p.m.
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.
3 p.m.
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.
12:30 p.m.
Learn from national experts on the emerging sub-specialty of sport social work during our next Continuing Education Event
3:30 p.m.
Professor of History Sergei Zhuk will present on "The Seductive Adversary”: The KGB Operations against the USA and Canada in Soviet Ukraine, 1953–1991." This will be an overview of his new book project about Soviet meddling in U.S. and Canadian politics during the Cold War after Stalin, specifically using issues related to Soviet Ukrainian identity and cultural diplomacy. “
7:30 p.m.
image of Michael Martone wearing a suit and hatBall State Creative Writing Visiting Writers Series Featuring: Michael Martone
All Day Event
In October of 1969, a small group of students at Ball State University marched to protest the Vietnam War as part of the Vietnam Moratorium Committee (VMC). Members of the original group are hosting a reunion and 50th anniversary conference at Ball State University's Pittenger Student Center on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM.
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.
4 p.m.
Photo of scholar Asao Inoue Award-winning scholar Asao Inoue challenges us to think about the institutional ways our pedagogy, assessment, and expectations for language use contribute to white supremacy in our classrooms. AJ 225, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
3 p.m.
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.
7 p.m.
Kimberly Drew: “Race, Art, and Curation in the Age of Social Media”Kimberly Drew, who NPR called a “champion of black artists and museum accessibility,” will present “Race, Art, and Curation in the Age of Social Media” at Ball State on October 16 as part of the Fred Meyer Cultural Policy and Arts Advocacy Lecture Series.Drew is a rising star in the art world, who started the popular Tumbler blog Black Contemporary Art . She recently left her role as social media manager at eh The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to work on the forthcoming visual anthology Black Futures, co-edited with New York Times Magazine writer, Jenna Wortham. Oct. 16, 7:00pm at the Student Center Ballroom.
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art.
11 a.m.
Wes CrouchWes Crouch, founder of Tudr, will present as part of the Miller College of Business Entrepreneurial Experience Lecture series.
3 p.m.
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.
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.
3 p.m.
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.
11 a.m.
Ali JafariAli Jafari, founder and CEO of theCN.com, will present as part of the Miller College of Business Entrepreneurial Experience Lecture series.
11 a.m.
David ProctorDavid, is currently owner of the Proctor Group, a consulting and coaching company. With more than 20 years in the tech sector, David co-founded an e-commerce subscription company before selling it to an investor group.
3 p.m.
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!
5:30 p.m.
Two students practicing for the speech teamThe Ball State Speech Team is proud to present its winter showcase. Come see what members of the team have been working on, and performing, this Fall at speech tournaments.
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.
7 p.m.
Student finalist presents speech to judges and audienceJoin the Department of Communication Studies for its annual Bucket Speech Competition. Five finalists from COMM 210 will present their speeches to a panel of judges and general audience. The charity or organization targeted in the winning speech will receive the donations collected for this event.
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.
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020Effectively confronting the challenges facing small cities and rural communities requires both a better understanding of regional linkages and greater interaction between the academics who study these issues and the policy makers who address them. Join us for a two-day conference examining these issues.
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020Effectively confronting the challenges facing small cities and rural communities requires both a better understanding of regional linkages and greater interaction between the academics who study these issues and the policy makers who address them. Join us for a two-day conference examining these issues.