Featured Events

Upcoming Events
9 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
In part 3 of a 3 part series, students will gain valuable practice using the standard Ball State, multi-line phone system and general phone etiquette, including leaving a voicemail and asking clarifying questions.
2:30 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.
3 p.m.
Hundreds of residents were asked to journal about an average day in their lives. Dr. James Connelly, Distinguished Professor from the Center of Middletown Studies, will give us a contemporary look into their lives.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Have you ever found yourself wondering if an employer will look at your Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this highly interactive session to learn how to manage your social media professional brand and make it work for you.
5 p.m.
The Impossible Will Take a Little WhileThe Teachers College Emens Distinguished Professorship Series is a yearlong focus on inclusive excellence, in which Ball State faculty, staff, and students; educators in Muncie community Schools, Burris, and the Indiana Academy; and Muncie community members have the opportunity to hear and participate in discussions on the topic of creating an inclusive campus and community.Our next event is a discussion of the book, The Impossible Will Take a Little While, on November 12 from 5:00-6:30 pm in Student Center Cardinal Hall B. FREE copies of the book are available in TC 1005 while supplies last.
5:30 p.m.
Experiencing self-doubt? Engage in a game night and discuss the "Imposter Syndrome".
5:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians on stage performingThis recital will feature student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Pedrito Martinez7:30 p.m. | Pruis Hall
7:30 p.m.
Stephanie is a clarinet student of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Program to include works by Daniel Smith, Johannes Brahms, Henri Rabaud, Igor Stravinsky, and Jacques Bouffil. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Learn step-by-step how to hire a new student. This hands-on workshop will discuss how to get a student hired into your department. Topics will include: job postings, receiving applications and interviewing, completing a Workflow and an EPAF, and getting set up in Kronos. This event is great for someone who is new to hiring and supervising students or an experienced supervisor who would like a quick refresher.
10 a.m.
GIS Day 2019 Missing Maps MapathonThe Mapathon will take place at in the Schwartz Complex (Bracken Library 1st floor) on Wednesday, November 13. Come and go anytime between 10:00am-2:00pm and map for as long as you are able. Even a 30-minute mapping session will help. Refreshments will be served!
11:30 a.m.
Pop-up Architecture LibraryCheck out books and building material samples from the Architecture Library, ask research questions, and learn more about University Libraries services at the Architecture Library’s pop-up event.
12 p.m.
Presentation on SOUTH KOREA – Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Soojin Lee – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces SOUTH KOREA!
4 p.m.
Jazz club owner David AlleeDavid Allee is owner of the Jazz Kitchen in Indianapolis. His talk will touch on ways students and young professionals can market themselves to get gigs at professional venues. Free and open to the public.
4:30 p.m.
The Institute for the Study of Political Economy presents Ethics for Police: Lessons from the Opioid Epidemic. The presenter, Jake Monaghan is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans with an appointment in the University of New Orlean’s Urban Entrepreneurship and Policy Institute. He works on the ethics of consent in medicine and politics and on the role-based obligations of medical professionals and police officers. He has published in the Philosophical Quarterly, the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, the Journal of Political Philosophy, and elsewhere.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Collaborating with others is a skill needed in every industry. In this highly interactive session, you will learn and practices strategies for working with others to achieve a goal.
5:30 p.m.
Luke is a clarinet student Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Program to include works by Claude Debussy, Béla Kovács, György Ligeti, and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This event features creative and innovative musical compositions written by our outstanding Ball State University faculty. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A violist performingThis recital features student string chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Program to include works by Borodin, Beethoven, Haydn, and R. Schumann. Free and open to the public.
7:30 a.m.
Calendar: Working Well
11 a.m.
Ali JafariAli Jafari, founder and CEO of theCN.com, will present as part of the Miller College of Business Entrepreneurial Experience Lecture series.
2 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Writing a great job description can be somewhat of an art. Understanding the basic structure of a job description can help make the piece of artwork come to life. This session will walk participants through the basic design of a well-crafted job description. We will then take it a step further and help you write a job posting for Cardinal Career Link that is likely to catch the eye of a student looking for an on-campus job.
3:30 p.m.
Letterman BuildingJoin the campus community at a special reception with a brief program at 3:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Letterman Building to celebrate Ball State's latest sustainability milestone.
4 p.m.
Kathleen MyersA lecture to be delivered related to the speaker’s book entitled In the Shadow of Cortés and to the exhibit of the same name on display at Bracken Library for the month of November 2019.
6 p.m.
PlySpace Panel Discussion // Heritage in Practice with PlySpace Residents Sydney Pursel & Sarah Trad, and guest artist Toby Kaufmann-Buhler.
7:30 p.m.
Selected works from dance majors highlighting the best in original dances that vary in style and form.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageThe Chamber Choir is Ball State's most prestigious choir comprised of approximately 35 singers. This concert will feature a conducting recital by graduate assistant Howard Lee as well as a preview to the choir's upcoming performance at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) regional conference. Free and open to the public.
8 a.m.
This Academic Unit Review Meeting will be held in AT 103.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopMusic Students: Learn about specialized resources for your literature review and techniques specific to music searching.
12:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in landscape architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
3 p.m.
Join us for a relaxing guided meditation in DOMA's galleries.
5:30 p.m.
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyAs Ball State's dedicated early music ensemble, the Collegium Musicum will present a concert of music primarily from the 16th and 17th centuries. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
The Music Instruction Building at nightThe Beneficence Woodwind Quintet is a graduate ensemble-in-residence at Ball State University. Program to include works by Jacques Ibert, Anton Reicha, Paul Taffanel, and Eugène Bozza. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Modern Languages and Classics is joining Bracken Library’s Friday Night Cardboard Event on Friday, November 15, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. to play tabletop games related to all the languages and/or cultures taught in the department.