Upcoming Events
10 a.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Panel Discussion: Discuss both small business start-up and managing innovation across the enterprise spectrum; some discussion of business risk-taking and the search for capital; how can one be entrepreneurial within an organization (intrapreneurship).
3 p.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Financial Services Panel Discussion: Careers across the range of financial services other than banking; trends in financial services, especially those enabled by technology; client management; nature of financial products and services available.
11 a.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Accounting Career Paths. Discuss various career paths available in accounting. The usefulness of a CPA. Discuss the kinds of employment available to an accountant beyond straight accounting.
2 p.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Organizational Leadership Panel Discussion. Discuss skills needed for effective organizational leadership. Discuss different leadership styles, how to tailor leadership for the type of organization and business environment, how strong leaders create a supportive culture.
9:30 a.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Banking and Financial Institutions Panel Discussion. Opportunities available in banking; changing nature of the banking industry; commercial banking vs. investment banking. Technology and banking.
11 a.m.
Join the Entrepreneurship Center for the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series with Vineet Erasala, Manny Setegn, and Peeyush Shrivastava co-founders of Genetesis, Inc. Genetesis is a medical technology company that provides biomagnetic imaging solutions. The lecture will be streamed live on the Entrepreneurship Center's Facebook page.
2 p.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Sales Management and Prospect Development Panel Discussion. Discuss the elements of a strong sales program. How are new prospects identified and cultivated? Technology and sales growth. Careers in sales and business development.
4 p.m.
Michelle Glowacki-Dudka Sabbatical LectureThe next event in the 2020-2021 Teachers College Dean's Lecture Series takes place on Thursday, April 15, from 4-5 p.m. with Dr. Michelle Glowacki-Dudka’s presentation: "Not Imposters: How Women Leaders Stay Whole in a Culture of Backlash, Patriarchy, and Oppression.”
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: Show Me DemocracyThe Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of the Provost are excited to present a screening of the 2017 film Show Me Democracy as part of Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This synchronous online film screening takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 via Zoom. Directed by Dan Parris, this film documents the experiences of 7 St. Louis-area college student activists as they participate in The Scholarship Foundation’s Education Policy Internship Program in the wake of the killing if Michael Brown Jr. by Ferguson, Missouri police and subsequent protests. The film examines these students’ participation in both political protest and political advocacy as means of engaging in democracy to combat systemic racism and anti-immigration policy. The film includes depictions of violence and R-rated language. Following the film will be a discussion at 7:10 p.m. facilitated by Dr. Ruby Cain (Associate Professor of Practice, Adult & Community Education), Dr. Rona Robinson-Hill (Assistant Professor of Biology), and Ball State University students.
7 p.m.
Ball State faculty members Angela Jackson Brown and Mark Neely will read from their new books.
9 a.m.
Join the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies as we celebrate our students and all the amazing work they’ve done over the past year!
4 p.m.
This talk addresses why humanities disciplines are anything but soft and nothing if not absolutely vital to every system, career, and setting we could name.
5 p.m.
Join us as Dr. Hollis Phelps (Mercer University) discusses our current "psychedelic renaissance" and how we should understand the relationship between mind-altering substances, indigenous religious practices, and contemporary "spiritual but not religious" identities.
3 p.m.
During this webinar, you will hear from three exciting and innovative professors in Miller College. They will offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves.
12 p.m.
Architecture Library Book TalkJoin us on Friday, April 23 for a virtual book talk hosted by the Architecture Library. We'll be hearing from faculty authors Ana de Brea, Michael Burayidi, César Cruz, and Matthew Wilson about their book topics and how they went from concept to research to writing to published book.
5:30 p.m.
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Ball State University in conjunction with Muncie Public Library presents a free lecture and discussion series.
12 p.m.
Denise Mahoney will discuss the use of shapes in conceptual art.
4 p.m.
Alumni Association logo on a red feather backgroundThe audience will gain perspective from current Ball State donors and alumni volunteers as they discuss their involvement with Ball State in terms of their time, talent, and treasure.
7 p.m.
Alumni Association logo on a red feather backgroundAlumni from all four Ball State University Alumni Chapters will host this Zoom event for alumni with a Town Hall with President Geoffrey S. Mearns, student showcase with musical performances, and a panel of leaders from alumni chapters.
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities
All Day Event
Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities