Upcoming Events
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Calendar: Graduate School
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3:30 p.m.
Pharmacological Targeting the Mitochondrial Protein Mitoneet
7:30 p.m.
a violinst performingUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. Program to include Antonín Dvořák's "Carnival Overture", Florence Price's "The Oak", and Aaron Copland's "Billy the Kid Suite". Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAs classes increasing take place online and course materials become digital, copyright considerations can be difficult to navigate. This University Libraries workshop will explore Creative Commons licenses, a more permissive licensing structure that allows instructors to add media directly to Canvas, instructional materials, and their scholarship without worrying about copyright. You may be used to seeing CC icons online on photos, videos, infographics, even textbook chapters and scholarly articles—but what exactly do they mean? We will identify resources where you can find a wealth of media content and Open Educational Resources (OER) to augment your instruction and scholarship.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Performing with Cara Chowning (piano) and Joanne King (harp), program to include music by Claudio Monteverdi, Henry Purcell, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Guy d’Hardelot [Helen Rhodes], Bernard Herrmann, Viktor Ullmann, Maurice Ravel, Sam Kubina, and Nakul Krishnamurthy. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
1 p.m.
Jeffrey NytchJeffrey Nytch enjoys a diverse career as a composer, educator, arts administrator, and consultant. He is director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music and associate professor of composition at the University of Colorado Boulder. Lecture titled "The Entrepreneurial Musician: Building a Career in Music" will take place via Zoom and is free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Jeffrey NytchJeffrey Nytch enjoys a diverse career as a composer, educator, arts administrator, and consultant. He is director of the Entrepreneurship Center for Music and associate professor of composition at the University of Colorado Boulder. Workshop titled "Popcorn and Vending Machines: Lessons from a non-linear career path” will take place via Zoom and is free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you interested in learning more about Omeka, online exhibits, and content management systems? In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles behind the Omeka platform, some of the best practices, and different ways it has been used. Attendees will also receive a tutorial walk-through of the platform, importing and organizing collections, exhibit building, additional plugins for expanded features, and other important resources.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will help students better understand what copyright is and what copyright laws cover. Attendees will learn about their rights as copyright holders and ways to license and share their work. Attendees will also learn about respecting the rights of others, how they can legally use copyrighted content in their scholarship, and where to find content that is in the public domain or has been openly licensed.
5:30 p.m.
Guest speaker Dr. Alida Liberman outlines some serious moral challenges for medical crowdfunding
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopESRI Dashboards are designed to display multiple visualizations of GIS Datasets that work together on a single screen. They offer a comprehensive view of the data in map, chart and graph form. Dashboards have become easily recognizable after being used to show daily Covid-19 updates during the pandemic.
7 p.m.
Muncie Education History: University Libraries WorkshopJoin us for a nostalgic panel presentation about bygone school days in Muncie and Delaware County. This program will include stories about some amazing educators and schools from local history. This presentation will feature lots of historic photographs that will transport you back to days of chalkboards, reading, writing and arithmetic. Register for the event to receive a confirmation email with a link to join the program.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopInterested in exploring the world of building materials? We will cover tips and tricks for finding suitable materials for your purposes, and introduce you to tools and strategies to stay up-to-date on the latest material innovations.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will explore helpful research tools at the University Libraries for graduate students in educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and other psychology-related fields. Find out about specialized search options in the University Libraries’ largest psychology database, APA PsycInfo. Discover research from your peers at Ball State and other institutions with thesis and dissertation databases, and learn about options for finding test reviews and the full text of tests and measures.
7:30 p.m.
a clarinetist performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Program to include music by Antonio Gervasoni, Ralph Vaughan Williams, J.S. Bach, Ron Nelson, Oscar Navarro, Morton Gould, Gilda Lyons, and Malcolm Arnold. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Mihoko Watanabe (flute), Zoran Jakovcic (viola), and Cara Chowning (piano). Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
3 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include music by Alessandro Marcello, J.S. Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, and Franz Liszt. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis livestreaming presentation from the University Libraries is aimed at the graduate student in Applied Behavior Analysis who wants to improve their searching skills beyond the basics. Join us and explore topics like getting the most out of a database thesaurus, best practices for searching effectively and efficiently on your topic, and how to save searches so you can repeat them later. Databases covered include APA PsycInfo, ERIC, and Web of Science.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include music by Frédéric Chopin, Franz Joseph Haydn, and Robert Schumann. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will learn about digital scholarship in the classroom. This takes on two different modes: the use of existing digital scholarship in course readings, etc. and the production of digital scholarship through work assignments. Attendees will hear examples from other scholars and students about their experience with digital scholarship in the classroom and what advice they may give to others looking to incorporate it into future courses.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA. You can download a copy of EndNote X9 before the session here (Ball State username and password required).
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for elementary teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA. You can download a copy of EndNote X9 before the session here (Ball State username and password required).
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight online resources for middle and high school lesson ideas, materials, and activities that incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion themes. The presentation will also showcase items in the physical collections at the University Libraries.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Explore opportunities to get involved in service in the Muncie area.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you published journal articles in the past? Are you working towards your first publication? One often-ignored step in the process is the Author’s Accepted Manuscript—the peer-reviewed, preprint version of your article. This University Libraries session will explore what an AAM is, what freedoms it gives authors, and how you can use your AAM to drive additional engagement and citations with your final publication.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopInterested in learning how COVID-19 might impact the future of building materials in the built environment? We will cover how to research the latest findings on the impact of the built environment on the spread of COVID-19.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIf you will be working on a literature review for your project or papers and have questions, come and learn from the experts. Find out how to locate resources and develop a literature review. A faculty panel will share ideas and information about putting together one of the most important parts of research.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis presentation will inform researchers and academics how copyright applies to their scholarly publications. Participants will learn how traditional publishing methods can affect an author’s copyright ownership of their scholarly articles as most publishers require researchers to sign a copyright transfer agreement. Attendees will discover tools and tactics, including the SPARC Author Addendum, to help them negotiate with publishers to retain certain rights to re-use and share content they have authored. Participants will also understand how publishing their work in an open access journal may allow them to retain full copyright ownership of their scholarship and learn how to manage those rights.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will explore helpful research tools at the University Libraries for graduate students in educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, and other psychology-related fields. Find out about specialized search options in the University Libraries’ largest psychology database, APA PsycInfo. Discover research from your peers at Ball State and other institutions with thesis and dissertation databases, and learn about options for finding test reviews and the full text of tests and measures.
8 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Mental Wellness Matters was a 5-week online community run through Canvas and was designed to help graduate students integrate mental health techniques and practices into their day-to-day lives in an attempt to reduce the impact stressors have on mental health. If you're interested, sign-up for Session 2 that begins October 25th.
10 a.m.
Join us for the largest professional development event of the year October 19–21. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the role of copyright and access regarding digital scholarship. Attendees will gain an understand of the role of copyright in defining how digital scholarship created by others can be accessed, shared, and built upon. Additionally, attendees will learn about their rights as digital scholarship creators and how to effectively manage those rights and permissions.
10 a.m.
Join us for the largest professional development event of the year October 19–21. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau. It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Pattern, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for middle and high school teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
4 p.m.
Join the Ball State Alumni Association and the Ball State Foundation Education Committee for a complimentary Virtual Alumni Panel featuring key alumni volunteers along with special guest President Geoffrey S. Mearns.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli, Freddie Mendoza, and Aron Callard. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
10 a.m.
Join us for the largest professional development event of the year October 19–21. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Find the best sources of funding to support your graduate education goals.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
3 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Chris Van Hof (trombone) and Michael Seregow (piano). Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
3 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNetwork analysis is an important tool in numerous disciplines and fields. It brings to light complex relationship patterns and can provide a new perspective to research and scholarship. In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles to Network analysis, identify best practices, and provide influential examples. Attendees will also be introduced to various digital tools that can be used to generate and analyze networks.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will help participants understand the open access movement in academic publishing. Attendees will learn what open access journals are and why they matter. Participants will learn the various ways they can participate in making their research openly available. They will also understand the difference between open access publications and predatory publishers and learn how to identify each.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestral musicians performing on stageUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. Program to include Bedřich Smetana's "The Moldau", Gabriela Lena Frank's "Apu: Tone Poem for Orchestra", and Ottorino Respighi's "Fountains of Rome". Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you looking to increase the reach and impact of your published works? This Open Access Week workshop will discuss the Open Access Citation Advantage (OACA), the studied impact of traditional academic publications that are also made available online in an Open Access format. By leveraging the final pre-publication version of a peer-reviewed article, authors can take advantage of the Ball State University institutional repository, Cardinal Scholar, to drive additional traffic and citations to works already published in traditional journals.
7 p.m.
Two authors read from their forthcoming novels
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Keith Sweger (bassoon) and Patricia Sweger (piano). Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
a trombonist performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select publishers, and a walkthrough of the digital publishing platform Scalar. Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing.
7 p.m.
An event hosted by the Student Anti-Racism and Intersectionality Advisory Council
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Understand more about your personality type and ways to engage in self-care.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThis event features creative and innovative musical compositions written by our Ball State music composition faculty. Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, Kerry Glann, and Mark Statler, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau. It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Pattern, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingThe Campus Band and Campus Orchestra are student ensembles led by doctoral and graduate student conductors. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Yu-Fang Chen (violin) and Peter Opie (cello). Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Mei Zhong (soprano) and James Helton (piano). Program to be announced. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of Ralston C. "Morgy" Craig, an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
two hornists performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7 p.m.
Calendar: English
An event hosted by the Student Anti-Racism and Intersectionality Advisory Council
7:30 p.m.
a violinUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. Program to include John Wineglass' "Cityscapes" and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”). Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
11 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join Pathways from 11:00-12:30 P.M. in Student Center Cardinal Hall A for the end of the semester celebration.
6 p.m.
Conductor Andrew Crow leading the choral ensembles on the Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli, Freddie Mendoza, and Aron Callard. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of School of Music alumnus Uttamlal “Tom” Shah. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
band musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingThe Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand and the Campus Band is conducted by graduate and doctoral student conductors. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
The Ball State Symphony Orchestra performing in Sursa Hall with chorusThis concert will feature standalone performances by several Ball State Choirs and the Ball State Symphony Orchestra ending with combined performance of Antonín Dvořák's Te Deum. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
two clarinetists performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva, the Wind Ensemble presents a preview concert of their invited performance at the American Bandmasters Association Convention. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a percussionist performingThis concert will feature the Wind Symphony under the direction of Caroline Hand, as well as several selections from members of the Wind Ensemble that form the Chamber Winds. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a male vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow, Kerry Glann, and Mark Statler, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz trumpeter performingEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli, Freddie Mendoza, and Aron Callard. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
a female vocalist performingUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Program to be announced. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Male brass musicians performingThe Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand and the Campus Band is conducted by graduate and doctoral student conductors. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
3 p.m.
The Ball State Symphony Orchestra performing in Sursa Hall with chorusThe Ball State Symphony Orchestra and Choirs will present Johannes Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem). Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.