Upcoming Events
11:30 a.m.
Dr. Jennifer McCormick, Indiana Economic Outlook 2019Save the date, December 12, for the 23rd annual Indiana Economic Outlook. The event includes a luncheon, the 2019 local and national economic forecast, and a keynote presentation by Dr. Jennifer McCormick, state superintendent of public instruction. Required online registration ends December 5th. Click event title for full details.
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Alliance.
7:30 p.m.
Travis AbelsTravis Abels, a creative advertising professional, artist, editor and storyteller, who splits his time between Portland, Oregon; Los Angeles; and New York City, will make a presentation and take questions as part of the Department of Journalism’s 50th anniversary celebration. Open to the public, the event is free and sponsored by the journalism department’s American Advertising Federation chapter.
7:30 p.m.
MLK Speaker Series presents Dr. Eric Michael Dyson - "Dr. King for the 21st Century"
8 p.m.
Gene PolicinskiGene Policinski, who is president and chief operating officer of the Freedom Forum Institute, which includes the First Amendment Center, the Religious Freedom Center, NewseumED, diversity programs and Newseum programming, will deliver a lecture and take questions as part of the Department of Journalism’s 50th anniversary celebration. The event is free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
Image of Gina FordSave the date to hear Gina Ford, PLA, FASLA. Co-founder and Principal of Agency Landscape + Planning, Cambridge, MA. Gina Ford is a landscape architect, co-founder and principal of Agency Landscape + Planning. Underpinning her two decades of practice are a commitment to the design and planning of public places and the perpetuation of the value of landscape architecture via thought leadership, teaching, writing and lecturing. Her work has received awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Architects, among others. She is on the board of directors for the Cultural Landscape Foundation and was the recipient of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Charles Eliot Traveling Fellowship and Wellesley College’s Shaw Fellowship.
7:30 p.m.
Karamo BrownActor, Karamo Brown, known for his roles on The Real World and the Netfilx revival of Queer Eye, will be the keynote speaker as part of the 2018-19 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
7:30 p.m.
As part of the Ball State Centennial Celebration, Comm 210 students will showcase speeches on Ball State’s proud past and bold future.
All Day Event
Katherine Hall Jamieson will speak on the topic “Cyber-War: How the Internet has changed politics forever"
7 p.m.
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and professor at Texas TechDr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and professor at Texas Tech and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People, will deliver the Alice Proctor Killey: “Science in a Fact-Free World.” The values that inspire the quest for higher education define ethical behavior in our political, economic, scientific and personal choices. So, how can good science inform sound societal decision-making?
4 p.m.
Image of Jack CarsonJack Carson, President of Carson Design Associates, Texas, will speak on How Technology is Enhancing the Design Process. As the President of Carson Design Associates’ Texas offices, Jack plays an active role in projects, while providing the high-level direction setting that has helped the firm become an industry leader in thoughtful, cutting-edge design.Since founding the company in Carmel, Indiana in 1991, Carson Design Associates has expanded their services to include interior design, architecture, facilities management support, systems furniture planning and specification, and building information modeling (BIM). Jack received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Environmental Design from Ball State University. After graduating, he worked at a series of firms, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. This inspired him to open Carson Design Associates, where he could build upon those strengths.