COVID-19 and Events on Campus

In response to COVID-19, Ball State University has taken several measures to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff, and visitors, including the cancellation or postponement of many events. If you plan to attend an event and are not sure if it will still take place, please contact the coordinator listed for that event. For more information, see the latest updates on Ball State's response to COVID-19.

Thursday, October 10, 2019
8:15 a.m.
Gather with others in the community at Minnetrista to watch and discuss a TED Talk about community engagement.
9 a.m.
Members of campus and community brainstorm how strategic, multiyear project plans could lead to more robust outcomes.
12:30 p.m.
Alliance of Social Workers In Sports logoLearn from national experts on the emerging sub-specialty of sport social work during our next Continuing Education Event
3:30 p.m.
Jing LiuQuantitative Single Molecule Imaging in Live CellsProfessor Jing Liu | IUPUIAbstract: As the advancement in optical microscopy has pushed our understanding about life science towards finer, deeper, and faster, the complexity of instrumentation, data, and analysis has dramatically increased. Over the past decade, the role of optical microscope has transferred from a descriptive tool to a quantitative approach; the quality and complexity of large-volume images generated from these state-of-art microscopes preclude conventional visual and manual analysis. Our group has recently integrated computer vision, neural networking, and machine learning into the image processing and analysis, and has developed a quantitative bioimge analysis software “CellQuantifier”. With this software and several home-built optical microscopes, we are especially interested in exploring the fundamental biophysical properties, such as spatiotemporal dynamics, mechanics, and landscape of individual molecules or proteins in live cells, therefore to facilitate the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancers or other diseases.
3:30 p.m.
Toward a CURE in General Chemistry Lab
3:30 p.m.
Professor of History Sergei Zhuk will present on "The Seductive Adversary”: The KGB Operations against the USA and Canada in Soviet Ukraine, 1953–1991." This will be an overview of his new book project about Soviet meddling in U.S. and Canadian politics during the Cold War after Stalin, specifically using issues related to Soviet Ukrainian identity and cultural diplomacy. “
4 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a masters degree in social work is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5 p.m.
Liya PalagashviliThis talk presents findings from fieldwork interviews with over a hundred startup CEOs, venture capitalists, and accelerators in the United States, Israel, and the United Kingdom. It will address how regulations influence startup innovation, how startups respond to regulations, and the implications for the future of technology and regulation.
7:30 p.m.
image of Michael Martone wearing a suit and hatBall State Creative Writing Visiting Writers Series Featuring: Michael Martone
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Music
Texas Tenors7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium
7:30 p.m.
DON'T LOOK DOWN with member photos"Don't Look Down" is a new composition written and performed by Tom Curry (tuba), Anthony Di Sanza (percussion), and Mark Hetzler (trombone). The work will showcase their instruments in a completely novel way resulting in a continuous 50-minute work of shifting soundscapes and a variety of styles. Free and open to to the public.