Upcoming Events
1:30 p.m.
Brightline is the first new high-speed passenger train in this country in 25 years. Entirely funded by private investors, sixteen daily trains run in each direction between Miami and Orlando. What’s more, they’re comfortable and fun to ride!
2 p.m.
Join the Director of the Office of Sustainability with the City of Indianapolis to speak with students about her career journey and Indianapolis's sustainability efforts.
3 p.m.
Eva Zygmunt Profile PhotoThe final event in the 2023-2024 Teachers College Dean’s Series takes place on April 17, 2024, from 3-4 p.m., in TC 1008, where Dr. Eva Zygmunt will present.
11 a.m.
Join us for Guest Lecturer Morgan Mickelson from the City of Indianapolis and professor Dan Overbey for a talk on the first environmental-focused policy to come out of the Office of Sustainability.
6:30 p.m.
Marc Lore is a serial entrepreneur with an impressive track record. He is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Wonder Group, a company reinventing the at-home dining experience. Wonder is led by a team of proven entrepreneurs, some of the world’s greatest chefs and culinary experts, talented innovators from every area of the business, and backed by top-tier venture capitalists. Lore is also the newest NBA owner, having purchased the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx in Spring 2021 with his friend and business partner, Alex Rodriguez. Additionally, Lore is the lead and largest investor in Archer, an aerospace company, Co-Founder and investor of Wizard, a company transforming e-commerce with conversational AI, and Mojo, a sports stock market where fans can use their knowledge to invest in sports like never before.
7:15 p.m.
Calendar: Biology
Ball State's Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Spring Speaker Series, Thursdays at 7:15 pm, FB 250Ball State's Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society holds meetings on Thursdays at 7:15 pm in FB 250.
12 p.m.
We'll be hearing from faculty authors Chris Baas, Sean Burns, and James Kerestes about their book topics and how they went from concept to research to writing to published book.
1 p.m.
Calendar: Biology
Biology Student Seminar, Fridays, Spring Semester 1-2 pm FB 253Biology student seminar held weekly on Fridays at 1:00 pm in FB 253.
1:30 p.m.
It might be argued that all years have their highlights. The year 1927 was full of them. The 1920s were still roaring, sports were huge, women’s fashions were special, a murder case captivated the country. Capone was at this peak and an unknown flyer flew solo to Paris.
1 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join University Libraries for an engaging discussion about how to protect yourself from misinformation when carrying out scholarly research. Attendees will also receive a free lunch, so hurry to reserve your spot today!
11 a.m.
Melvin Cole photoMelvin Cole Jr was born in Muncie, IN, and raised in Anderson. He is a devoted father. Melvin has been working within education for 8 years and is always looking forward to developing himself and to finding the best direction for his life. Before starting his career here at Ball State, Melvin worked at Delta High School for 6 years where he really started to develop his leadership skills. He began working at BSU as a Custodial Group Leader in North Residence Hall in January of 2022. He attended Ball State’s Leadership Academy during that year also. “I hold to the maxim of the Platinum Rule, and that is ‘Do unto others, whenever possible, as that would want to be done to them’, this helps me to put the focus more on the other person."
1 p.m.
Calendar: Biology
Biology Student Seminar, Fridays, Spring Semester 1-2 pm FB 253Biology student seminar held weekly on Fridays at 1:00 pm in FB 253.
1:30 p.m.
Since 1911, Indianapolis has hosted the world’s largest single-day sporting event, the Indianapolis 500. Over a quarter of a million people from around the world come to Indianapolis over Memorial Day weekend, some for the racing, some for traditions, and some for debauchery.
2 p.m.
Meet Noblesville author Kevin Yaney, learn more about the research behind his trilogy of historical fiction books set during the Civil War, and discover what ties his books to Delaware County and Beech Grove Cemetery! | No charge, reservations required.
2 p.m.
Roy Weaver and Shawn Sriver, co-authors of “Running Against the Grain: The Story of Philadelphia Eagle and Movie Star Timmy Brown,” will detail the story of Timmy Brown who went from being a child of divorce to living at an orphanage in rural Indiana to a sports success at Ball State. In the 1960s, he played pro football at Green Bay and in Philadelphia. More than 50 years after he left the Eagles, he still held four team records. He ended his career as a Baltimore Colt in Super Bowl Ill. | No charge. Reservations required.