Featured Events

Friday, April 20, 2018
3 a.m.
International Sip & Chat occurs once each month in the Yuhas Room of the Rinker Center for International Programs. It provides American students, international students, faculty, and others a place to relax and chat while enjoying a nice hot cup of coffee or tea.
10 a.m.
Transfer Visit Days are special opportunities for transfer students and their families to visit our vibrant campus and learn more about transferring to Ball State.
3 p.m.
Undergraduate and graduate students present their ongoing research projects.
3:30 p.m.
Join us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing, end of the week meditation.
5 p.m.
A flutist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Mihoko Watanabe, associate professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Friday Night Cardboard ImageFriday Night Cardboard is hosted on Bracken Library's lower level on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collections will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and (Settlers of) Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share. Friday Night Cardboard also features an opportunity for players to learn unfamiliar games. Each month our librarian will choose a game from the University Libraries' collection and teach it to newcomers. Advance registration is not required. Just show up, and bring your friends!
6 p.m.
Enjoy visiting with alumni, faculty and award recipients at the Natural Resources and Environmental Management 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner.
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered WorldsThis program explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire under the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand. This concert will also feature clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford as soloist. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
8 p.m.
Roots and Boots3 voices that defined 90’s country – touring together on stage. Combined over 40 Top 10 radio smash hits and 25 million albums sold!