Upcoming Events
1:30 p.m.
Middle-school students are invited to learn drawing techniques and create their own allegorical portrait in this free workshop.
2:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
3:30 p.m.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"One World, One Sky" is a brilliant program that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.
5 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
6:30 p.m.
Solar SuperstormsA fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
7:30 p.m.
The Spring Short Play Series will include 3 one-acts running in rep with 2 titles included in each performance.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
8 p.m.
Calendar: Student Center
LATE NITE FEVER! 🪩❤️‍🔥FEB. 248PM - 12AMSTUDENT CENTER 🕺🏻Ft. silent disco, karaoke, DIY elton john style funky glasses, board games, and more! 🌟 put on your best disco gear and come dance the night away with SCP!
8 p.m.
Calendar: Student Center
LATE NITE FEVER! 🪩❤️‍🔥FEB. 248PM - 12AMSTUDENT CENTER 🕺🏻Ft. silent disco, karaoke, DIY elton john style funky glasses, board games, and more! 🌟 put on your best disco gear and come dance the night away with SCP!
2:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
12 p.m.
This course is an introduction to the concept of disability justice. In this course, participants will gain an understanding of social, environmental, and educational structures that hinder success for people with disabilities.
12 p.m.
Intro to DIsability JusticeThis course is an introduction to the concept of disability justice. In this course, participants will gain an understanding of social, environmental, and educational structures that hinder success for people with disabilities.
1 p.m.
Join our current students and graduate faculty via zoom to learn more about the Graduate Program in the Department of Communication Studies.
1 p.m.
University Libraries Workshop Calendar Thumbnail 2024Please join University Libraries for this introduction to researching the history of a literary text – a novel, short story, play, poem, or other work of literature. Attendees at this workshop will learn about information resources useful for investigating the publication history of a text, discovering its initial public and critical reception, and finding analyses and interpretations of the text, including those that have been particularly impactful.
1 p.m.
Research Speaker Series featuring Dr. Sheila Burke, Interim Director of the School of Nursing's Research on Alzheimer's and Related Dementias.
3 p.m.
Maroon Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "STEM Living-Learning Community" under itAPM Laura invites you to join Study Tables every Monday, 3-5 p.m. at the STEM Makerspace in Beyerl Hall. Dive into your math and tech studies with Laura's guidance!
3:30 p.m.
Grey Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "Honors Living-Learning Community" under itIgnite your creative spark every Monday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Honors LLC Makerspace in DeHority Complex, guided by APM Diego Sanchez-Galvan in "Discover with Diego."
4 p.m.
Educators are invited to join Dr. Robert La France to explore DOMA's spring special exhibition.
4:30 p.m.
Grey Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "CCIM Living-Learning Community" under itDaniel Botros hosts "Discover Success with Daniel" every Monday, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Botsford/Swinford Hall Green Screen Room. Explore the world of telecommunications!
6 p.m.
Come learn how to make onigiri, a Japanese filled rice ball!
7 p.m.
Black Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "Business Living-Learning Community" under itJoin APM Casey Rockel in the heart of business excellence at the Business Makerspace, Kinghorn Hall, every Monday from 7:15-9:15 p.m.Dive into Study Tables meticulously designed by the Business LLC to elevate your skills, expand your knowledge, and unlock your potential in the dynamic world of business! Don't miss this chance to excel and grow with Casey's expert guidance.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Learn about the world of the professoriate and the steps to become a faculty member.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical thinking and teamwork are consistently ranked as two of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking and collaborative strategies to solve a problem.
1 p.m.
Join us in person for New Employee Orientation on February 27th! During this 2 hour session, you will learn more about Ball State, Payroll, Benefits, and Working Well. This session is not mandatory, but we hope you will join us in welcoming you to our wonderful campus!
1:30 p.m.
Cuno Kibele was one of the most important architects in the history of Muncie. His firm, Kibele & Garrard, built many of the finest residential, commercial, academic and civic buildings in the city, with Kibele himself practicing his craft from around 1895 to 1927. Ball Gymnasium, Ball Memorial Hospital, and the Masonic Temple are some of his most recognizable projects. This program will tell the story of Cuno Kibele’s architectural impact on the city and detail his broader connection to Muncie history using original architectural drawings, maps, photographs, and other resources.
2 p.m.
One of the biggest challenges facing watercolor artists of all levels, is how to fix mistakes. In this class you’ll learn techniques that will allow you to fix and improve your artwork. You may bring in one of your own paintings if you have one or Ann will show you how to get started on a fresh new masterpiece. open to all skill levels. Limited to 10 students. | Cost: $40
5:30 p.m.
Grey Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "CCIM Living-Learning Community" under itJoin APM Madelyn Bracken on Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Botsford/Swinford Hall Green Screen Room for engaging discussions on journalism and communications.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join for a fun-filled afternoon exploring the museum with GSWI, followed by a delicious lunch! Let's make memories together.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Working Well
Topic: Effects of Stress on the Body and Grounding
12 p.m.
Topic: Effects of Stress on the Body and Grounding
12 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: FattitudeFattitude is an eye-opening look at how popular media perpetuates fat hatred that results in a cultural bias and a civil rights issue for people living in fat bodies. Fattitude looks at how this systemic cultural prejudice results in fat discrimination. Informed by a post-modern, post-colonial, feminist perspective, Fattitude also examines how fat-shaming crosses the lines of race, class, sexuality and gender. It features a diverse variety of voices such as academic scholars, activists, filmmakers, actors and psychologists, including Lindy West, Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Ricki Lake, and more.
12 p.m.
Reel Inclusion Fattitude CalendarFattitude is an eye-opening look at how popular media perpetuates fat hatred that results in a cultural bias and a civil rights issue for people living in fat bodies. Fattitude looks at how this systemic cultural prejudice results in fat discrimination. Informed by a post-modern, post-colonial, feminist perspective, Fattitude also examines how fat-shaming crosses the lines of race, class, sexuality and gender. It features a diverse variety of voices such as academic scholars, activists, filmmakers, actors and psychologists, including Lindy West, Sonya Renee Taylor, Virgie Tovar, Ricki Lake, and more.
3 p.m.
Jerrell Cassady Profile PhotoThe next event in the 2023-2024 Teachers College Dean’s Series takes place on February 28, 2024, from 3-4 p.m., in TC 1008, where Dr. Jerrell Cassady will present: “What Every Learner and Educator Should Know about Academic Anxieties.”
3 p.m.
The Only AlternativeJoin the Office of Inclusive Excellence and film documentarian Daria Buschur as we present her film highlighting the history of the Ball State University Multicultural Center and its impact on campus.
5 p.m.
Grey Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "Honors Living-Learning Community" under itStep into a world of academic excellence at the Honors LLC Makerspace in DeHority Complex every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m., led by APM Ayden Thurnau.These sessions are meticulously crafted to elevate your academic journey, providing a supportive space where you can sharpen your skills, delve deeper into subjects, and thrive under Ayden's expert guidance. Don't miss this opportunity to soar higher academically and unlock your full potential!
7 p.m.
Calendar: Honors College
Panel featuring local muralists discussing the sociopolitical significance of public art.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
8 p.m.
Join us for a free, online information session to learn more about our MBA program and Graduate Business Certificates.
All Day Event
Immersive Learning EntrywayFebruary, 29, 2024 Deadline for IL 2024 Outstanding Faculty Awards
9 a.m.
Join members of the Office of Employee Relations team to learn about the performance evaluation process for supervisors at Ball State.
10 a.m.
Health Promotion and Advocacy, in partnership with Wayne County Health Department, will provide FREE HIV/STI testing for Ball State University students on Thursday, February 29th from 10:00am-3:30pm in the Student Health Center basement located at 1500 W. Neely Avenue. Please note that testing is available for the following: HIV, Hepatitis C, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Syphilis. Testing does NOT require insurance and will be conducted on a walk-in basis. For questions or interest in future testing clinics, please email hpa@bsu.edu or call 765-285-3775.
11 a.m.
Dan Wright photoDan Wright - Accutech Systems Corporation Dan Wright serves as Executive Director of Strategy for Accutech Systems Corporation, a financial technology company based in Muncie, Indiana. Dan began his career in health care, culminating in leading the information technology efforts of two Indiana hospitals. He went on to co-found and lead a custom software development company that created a variety of solutions for higher education and beyond, including a digital signage solution implemented in the White House. Prior to joining Accutech, Dan served as Provost of a college in downtown Newark, New Jersey and led the development and accreditation of its first graduate programs.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Get ready to level up your research poster game and learn how to create eye-catching designs through this workshop.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Working Well
Mindful MeditationSpend a few minutes each week in mindful meditation! Register here for Mindful Meditation on Thursdays during Spring 2024. Hosted by Working Well in collaboration with the Ball State Counseling Practicum Clinic.
12 p.m.
Spend a few minutes each week in mindful meditation! Register here for Mindful Meditation on Thursdays during Spring 2024. Hosted by Working Well in collaboration with the Ball State Counseling Practicum Clinic.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
How would you describe a leader? Join this interactive workshop to learn about defining leadership, leadership styles, and how you can enhance your own leadership skills.
2 p.m.
Choose Empathy. Join us at the Student Center Forum Room for a transformative DEI workshop. Let's embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion together!
4 p.m.
Maroon Background with Ball State Beneficence Logo and "STEM Living-Learning Community" under itConnect with APM Kaelyn for Study Tables every Thursday, 4-6 p.m., at the STEM Makerspace in Beyerl Hall. Science enthusiasts, this is your chance to excel!