Events Listed As Speakers

Upcoming Events
8 a.m.
R2P LogoJoin other researchers, practitioners and students for the 33rd annual Research-to-Practice Conference. This year's theme is Innovations in Scholarship and Practice of Teaching and Learning.
8 a.m.
R2P LogoJoin other researchers, practitioners and students for the 33rd annual Research-to-Practice Conference. This year's theme is Innovations in Scholarship and Practice of Teaching and Learning.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Glass artist Hiromi Takizawa to visit Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
Joyelle McSweeneyNovelist, poet, critic, and editor Joyelle McSweeney will be on campus to share her creative work with the public.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Final FridayExplore the David Owsley Museum of Art after hours, experience speedy and creative Pecha Kucha presentations, see a 3-D printing demonstration of a sculpture in the collection, and more.
8 p.m.
Sheryl WudunnPulitzer Prize winning author and journalist, Sheryl WuDunn will present "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creative Opportunity" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
4 p.m.
Calendar: English
Author Barbara Heavilin will be on campus presenting a lecture, “Guided and Guarded: The Unseen and Unacknowledged Presence in Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and Rowling’s Harry Potter”.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Art
Visiting art history scholar April Watson, PhD to visit Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
11 a.m.
Calendar: English
2014 Writing Program Summer Fellowship Recipient Matt Balk will present on his findings regarding archival research and writing centers.
4:30 p.m.
The Alumni Career Panel is presented as part of the Department of Journalism Professionals-in-Residence Lecture Series. In this Q&A panel recent graduates in advertising, journalism, and public relations will discuss their work experiences and answer questions about career preparation.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Rachel Hellmann to visit Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7 p.m.
Rodney CarringtonRodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Art
Metals artist Michael Dale Bernard to visit Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Art
Metals artist Michael Dale Bernard to visit Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Student Life
Joseph SimmonsArtist, author and entrepreneur, Joseph “Rev. Run” Simmons, front man of the hip hop group Run D.M.C., will present "A Conversation with Rev. Run" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
6:30 p.m.
Ceramics artist Lauren Gallaspy to visit Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
6:30 p.m.
Ceramics artist Lauren Gallaspy to visit Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
4 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Nick Tobier to visit Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
Alexandra Cousteau Alexandra Cousteau is a globally recognized advocate on water issues, who has gone on to continue the work of her renowned grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and her father, Philippe Cousteau Sr.
11 a.m.
Calendar: English
Shelley Rodrigo, Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and (New) Media at Old Dominion and co-author of The Wadsworth Guide to Research, will lecture on multimedia research processes.
7:30 p.m.
Brian StormBrian Storm, founder and executive producer for the award winning multimedia and production studio MediaStorm, shares his insight about digital storytelling and the cinematic narrative.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Student Life
Laverne Cox, Transgender Advocate and Actress of "Orange is the New Black", presents "Ain't I a woman: My Journey to Womanhood" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Student Life
Actor and author, Rainn Wilson, best known for his role of Dwight Schrute on “The Office,” will present "SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions" as part of the 2014-2015 Excellence in Leadership speaker series.