Upcoming Events
7:30 p.m.
Deborah RobertsDeborah Roberts joined the ABC newsmagazine "20/20" in June 1995 and has also served as a substitute anchor on Good Morning America and World News Weekend.
3 p.m.
Dr. Donna Wilkins, Health Officer, and Susan Morris, LPN, Public Health Emergency Response and Preparedness Coordinator, will be present to explain to the group what services the health department can provide, talk about restaurant reports, and explain their philosophy.
6 p.m.
Are you interested in ancient diseases or physical anthropology? Do you like the show Bones or are otherwise interested in skeletons? Then this event will interest you. The Anthropology Colloquium invites you to a lecture by Bruce M. Rothschild, M.D. entitled “Opportunities in Paleopathology: The Rosetta Bone”.
8 a.m.
Don't miss this chance to connect with and learn from Ball State alumni and professionals as they invade campus for our annual Miller College of Business Dialogue Days!Ball State's alumni will share their experiences and insight on how to navigate your career path, how to gain professional experience, and how to learn from your successes and challenges. Network with alumni, faculty, and your peers and discover the opportunities that may arise in your future.All students are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served. ID swiping will be available as proof of attendance.NOTE: Panel Discussion Schedules will be posted as they are available and are subject to change. Most events will occur in the Whitinger Business (WB) and Applied Technology (AT)Buildings.Dialogue Days is free to all and is sponsored by the Miller College of Business Alumni Society.
8 a.m.
Don't miss this chance to connect with and learn from Ball State alumni and professionals as they invade campus for our annual Miller College of Business Dialogue Days!Ball State's alumni will share their experiences and insight on how to navigate your career path, how to gain professional experience, and how to learn from your successes and challenges. Network with alumni, faculty, and your peers and discover the opportunities that may arise in your future.All students are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served. ID swiping will be available as proof of attendance.NOTE: Panel Discussion Schedules will be posted as they are available and are subject to change. Most events will occur in the Whitinger Business (WB) and Applied Technology (AT)Buildings.Dialogue Days is free to all and is sponsored by the Miller College of Business Alumni Society.
7 p.m.
Presented by Chris Flook. To celebrate BSU's centennial anniversary, the Department of Telecommunications produced two documentaries and a PSA campaign to honor the centennial.
2 p.m.
Lori Rader-DayIndiana native and Ball State graduate Lori Rader-Day will be visiting campus on February 25, 2019 to talk about writing and quitting your day job.
3 p.m.
A panel of Ball State University international students moderated by Tom Schwartz will provide an opportunity for the group to chat with visiting international scholars and discover what drew them to study so far from home.
12 p.m.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn style panel discussion with members of the BSU community as we discuss what it is like to work with a student who has a disability, as well as being a student with a disability.
3 p.m.
Community Enhancement Projects (CEP) Inc. is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the beautifcation and renewal of Muncie and Delaware County. President of CEP, Dr. John Craddock, will fill us in on what they're currently working on and what new projects are on the schedule!
All Day Event
Come hear from a panel of reporters who cover the Indiana Statehouse as they explain their work, discuss hot topics .
1 p.m.
This workshop will focus on preparing students to apply for tenure-line faculty positions.
7 p.m.
Investigative Journalist Sandra Chapman will present “Digging for the Truth: Cancer in one Indiana Community” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the Ball State Journalism Alumni Center. The WTHR-TV Channel 13 reporter will dig into her experience covering the high rate of childhood cancer in Johnson County, Indiana, since 2015.
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Art Alliance.
6:30 p.m.
Stars to Steer By IconMany humanities majors express a desire to “get into publishing,” but it’s hard to know how. Three recent alumni who work in publishing will share their career journey. Two of the panelists work in publishing in Indiana, and they’ll be attending in person. The third works in New York and will be attending via Skype.
4:30 p.m.
Take 3 Department Lecture Series icon featuring Jeff Spanke, Angela Jackson-Brown, Brianna MaukTake 3 is designed to showcase faculty from various subareas of the Department of English in presentations all can attend. Both tenure line and contract faculty are always represented. This semester the presenters are Angela Jackson-Brown, Brianna Mauk, and Jeff Spanke.
6:30 p.m.
Architectural rendering of SalesForce Transit Center ParkThis joint lecture is about the interdisciplinary approach Shoemaker and Greenspan used to design the SalesForce Transit Center. Opened in August 2018, the SalesForce Transit Center is a 1.5 million-square-foot multi-modal transportation center with bus and high-speed rail stations with an iconic 5.4-acre rooftop park that introduces high-quality open spaces to an area lacking significant park development.
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.
12:30 p.m.
unilockThe next “Material Talk @ Lunch” of the semester is Tuesday, March 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the AB Atrium. Mike Anderson from Unilock will join us to talk about their line of concrete pervious pavers and segmental wall products. Snacks will be provided; you are welcome to bring a lunch.
5 p.m.
Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones will deliver a talk entitled, "Angela Davis and The Power of Protest: Exploring the Dynamics of Resistance and Agency in Interviews and Autobiography"
12 p.m.
The College of Health invites you to join in leaning more about our faculty's research projects through a continuing Lunch and Learn 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 Maria Romasco Moore, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
11 a.m.
Gus OlympidisGus, or Kosta Olympidis as some of the people close to him call him, began his career in the convenience store industry at the young age of 21. He often characterizes his journey in business as having been born out of “youthful indiscretion.” The company, that is approaching a half billion dollars in revenue today, is vertically integrated with a central distribution center, a central bakery, and a sign manufacturing facility. Family Express operates 74 stores today with several in the pipeline. Family Express’s business model is characterized by a unique logistical system of daily distribution and a large portfolio of proprietary brands. FE assesses up to 50 prospects for each new hire in search of attributes such as friendliness, kindness and community sensitivity. The company’s mission statement uniquely addresses volunteerism as a stated corporate objective.
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 Maria Romasco Moore, 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.
4 p.m.
Lecture Synopsis: Professional practice and entrepreneurship can be like a daunting, unachievable future. Using a series of mind maps created in early 2018, L. Irene Compadra will take the audience through the journey that lead her to founding Arbolope Studio; an award-winning landscape architecture, urban design and public art practice based in St. Louis.
7:30 p.m.
Katherine Hall JamiesonThe 10th Anniversary of the Letterman Lecture Series welcomes renowned professor and author Kathleen Hall Jamieson
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?
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
4 p.m.
Photo © Lucas Blair | SOMShaping the Public Realm: Urban Regeneration in NYC, Chicago, and Hong KongO’Connor will speak about his work in NYC post 9/11, the transformation of Chicago's Navy Pier and the remaking of the TST waterfront in Hong Kong, providing a broader perspective on the way cities are reshaping the public realm via public investment (NYC), institutional commitment (Navy Pier) and private initiative (Hong Kong).
11 a.m.
Tom WalterTom Walter is a “serial entrepreneur,” author, speaker and a principal in numerous companies. He is best known as the Chief Culture Officer (CCO) of Chicago-area Tasty Catering, a suburban corporate caterer and event planner that was recently named a Forbes Best Small Company in America. Tom has more than 40 years of experience as an owner and operator in the service industry. He has participated in the startup of 32 companies, is currently active in 9 of those startups, has acquired three and—in a few cases—has terminated businesses in a broad spectrum of markets. Tasty Catering is a successful suburban Chicago-based catering and event planning company and has been in business for over 25 years.
12:30 p.m.
d2The final “Material Talk @ Lunch” of the semester is Thursday, April 4 at 12:30 p.m. in AB Atrium—Jake Roberts from D2 Land & Water Resource
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.
12 p.m.
A regular lunch program for the DOMA Art Alliance.
7:30 p.m.
Jaime CasapJaime Casap is the Education Evangelist at Google. Jaime evangelizes the power and potential of technology and the web as enabling and supporting tools in pursuit of inquiry-based learning models.
5 p.m.
detail of painting In Poppyland by J. Ottis AdamsGuest lecturer and curator Shaun Dingwerth speaks on DOMA's special exhibition.
6:30 p.m.
Stars to Steer By IconMaking connections is an essential life skill at which introverts can excel. Discover the strengths of introverts in an extroverted world. Reframe what “networking” means, and how to successfully build relationships. Extroverts are welcome, too!
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.