University Calendar

Featured Events

March 2017
All Day Event
Faculty are strongly encouraged to electronically submit midterm deficiency grades for students enrolled in undergraduate courses.
12 p.m.
Brandon CoppernollLearn SEO basics you can do today to help your site be more search friendly.
12 p.m.
Saudi Arabia FlagAbdullah Alghamdi & Saad Abubakr will give a presentation on their country of origin, Saudi Arabia!Saudi Arabia is a country in Western Asia and makes up a majority of the Arabian Peninsula. Most of the terrain is a sandy desert and has an extremely dry climate. Some of Saudi Arabia’s natural resources are petroleum, gold, copper and iron ore. Some of their main agricultural exports are wheat, barley, tomatoes, dates and melons
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5:30 p.m.
Josh is a tuba student of Matthew Lyon, Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Three female oboist performing with other band members in the backgroundGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods.
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Faculty are strongly encouraged to electronically submit midterm deficiency grades for students enrolled in undergraduate courses.
8:30 a.m.
Male student drawing on digital tabletExplore Ball State Day is a special preview day hosted by the Office of Admissions Multicultural Ambassador Corps. It's an opportunity for high school students and their families to visit campus and learn more about our distinctive programs.
5:30 p.m.
Malissa is a student of Lori Rhoden, Professor of Music Performance. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Mike Wikan LectureMike Wikan, Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars Series Public Lecture, Thursday March 2nd, 2016, in AJ 225. Hosted by the School of Art
7:30 p.m.
Daniel is currently a student of Amelia Kaplan, Associate Professor of Music Composition. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Stomp PerformersMatchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm."One of the best things I have ever seen!" – David, Denver, CO"Captivating! My heart thumped to every beat." – Jessica, Guam"The BEST show ever!" – Tray, Santa Barbara, CA
All Day Event
All electronic midterm grade submissions are due today by 4:59 p.m.
6 p.m.
Residence halls close at 6 p.m.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
All Day Event
High School jazz bands from around the region come to the Ball State University campus for a day of jazz band and combo competitions, as well as clinics. The daytime portion of the festival is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Trumpeter Vince DiMartino and saxophonist Chris VadalaDesigned to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents internationally renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli. This concert's guest artists include trumpeter Vincent DiMartino and saxophonist Chris Vadala.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
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University administrative offices open March 6-10.
All Day Event
University administrative offices open March 6-10.
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University administrative offices open March 6-10.
All Day Event
University administrative offices open March 6-10.
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University administrative offices open March 6-10.
12 a.m.
Start A New FAFSAStudents may file their 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
All Day Event
University administrative offices open March 6-10.
All Day Event
University administrative offices open March 6-10.
All Day Event
University administrative offices open March 6-10.
9 a.m.
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.
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Electronic grade submission opens today for first 8 week courses.
All Day Event
Please web withdrawal from a course by 11:59 p.m.
All Day Event
This is the last course day for students that are enrolled in a first 8 week course.
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Classes Resume.
1 p.m.
Guest Artist Richard BoldreyBoldrey is well known as a pianist, vocal coach, conductor, professor, and author, and is currently a senior lecturer and vocal coach at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
Tomecek Studio Architecture approaches design with the intention of crafting spaces that reflect the intimacy and poetics of making. Light and space are the built mediums, coupled with an intense design process focused on the exploration of materiality, space making and the spirit of place. Exploring at various scales, we use the human body as our testing ground. Focusing on experience, site and the lasting impression of memory, Tomecek Studio crafts space specific to our unique clients and their sites.
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Electronic final grade submission is available for first 8 week courses
All Day Event
Classes for the second 8 week term begin
3 p.m.
Raising grandchildren is rewarding, but It is important to be aware of the potential conflicts and issues that can arise. More grandparents are stepping in to help parents who work, and they need to know how to deal with things like any legal or health issues that may come up on their watch. Ajanta Goswami, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Meridian Services will address on these topics.
5 p.m.
Get introduced to the process of intentional career planning, and you can begin exploring immediately!
5:30 p.m.
Aleksandra is a student of Mihoko Watanabe, Associate Professor of Flute. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist performing as part of the Wind EnsembleThrough a competitive audition process, the Ball State Wind Ensemble has been selected as one of the performing ensembles at the 2017 College Band Director's National Association (CBDNA) national conference. This free concert gives the Ball State community the opportunity to hear the same concert prior to their departure. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Electronic final grade submission is available for first 8 week courses.
12 p.m.
Domenic CentofantiGo beyond cell phone picture-taking to discuss how to really get the most out of your DSLR.
12 p.m.
Trinidad FlagGabrielle Spence will give a presentation on her country of origin, Trinidad & Tobago!Trinidad & Tobago is a twin island country located about 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela. The country has a tropical, rainy climate and has a mostly flat terrain with only a few hills and mountains. 80% of Trinidad & Tobago’s exports include natural gas and oil. They also export ammonia, alcohols, iron, fertilizers, and iron and steel.
6 p.m.
Image background of green shamrocks and yellow text reading The Real Saint Patrick with Professor SuppeDid you know that St. Patrick wasn't even Irish? Professor Fred Suppe will share his expertise in Celtic History and teach us about the real St. Patrick, separating the man from the myth.
6 p.m.
The School of Art at Ball State University presents a public lecture by glass and sculpture artists Erica Rosenfeld and Jessica Julius as the next event in the Visiting Artists, Designers, and Scholars 2016-2017 series. The lecture will take place from 6-8 pm this Wednesday March 15th in AJ 225 on the second floor of the Arts & Journalism Building.
7:30 p.m.
members of the ensemble CatharsisFew musicians have managed to navigate the richly varied avenues of New York City’s abundant music scene with the same passion and adaptability as trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle. He combines his wealth of influence and experience into a bold group sound with his piano-less quintet, Catharsis. They will perform their one-of-a-kind indie-jazz with songs rich in deep groove, melodic invention and group interaction. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Readings from Dan Raeburn, Sequoia Nagamatsu, and Iliana RochaThe annual In Print Festival of First Books welcomes authors Dan Raeburn, Sequoia Nagamatsu, and Iliana Rocha to read from their first books.
All Day Event
All final grades for first 8 week courses must be submitted electronically by 4:59 p.m. today.
All Day Event
composer James MobberleyThis year's featured guest composer is Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley. All concerts are free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Image of Randolph County Infirmary with spooky moon overhead and the text Echoes of the PastJoin the History Club as East Central Paranormal Investigators presents on the methods they use to detect and record paranormal activity in historical buildings throughout Indiana.
7 p.m.
The Talk Show is an interactive, engaging role play exploring the concepts of consent and sexual assault on college campuses.
7:30 p.m.
Sharon Shannon AccordionSharon Shannon has music at her fingertips....literally! The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion 'cool' in her home country. Renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres, Hip-Hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap.
8 p.m.
Readings from Dan Raeburn, Sequoia Nagamatsu, and Iliana RochaThe annual In Print Festival of First Books welcomes authors Dan Raeburn, Sequoia Nagamatsu, and Iliana Rocha, as well as editor Mary Biddinger for a panel discussion regarding the literary publishing industry.
All Day Event
Please make all course changes for courses in the second 8 week term by 11:59 p.m.
All Day Event
composer James MobberleyThis year's featured guest composer is Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley. All concerts are free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
Students in Letterman BuildingTransfer Visit Days are special opportunities for transfer students and their families to visit our vibrant campus and learn more about transferring to Ball State.
12 p.m.
Stephen Meyer is associate professor, music history & cultures at Syracuse University. His lecture is titled "Lohengrin: Wagner's Medievalist Fantasy." Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Join us in this 2 1/2 hour training to learn ways in which you can safely interfere in any situation where someone else needs help- including acts of injustice, sexual assault, or verbal assault.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
4 p.m.
Come with your children (ages 6-12) for an evening of fun, crafts, and game.
All Day Event
composer James MobberleyThis year's featured guest composer is Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley. All concerts are free and open to the public.
8 a.m.
Beneficence statue in springPreview Days are special opportunities for high school students and their families to visit our campus and learn more about Ball State University.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
3 p.m.
Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
The web withdrawal period for full term courses ends today, please web withdrawal from a course by 11:59 p.m.
All Day Event
Course Withdrawal Period ends.
7:30 p.m.
Organ console on Sursa Hall stageIn honor of the 10th anniversary of the completion and premiere of the 50-stop pipe Sursa Family Concert Organ, the School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance collaborate for a one-night only dance and organ performance.
3 p.m.
The public library has emerged as an organization that pursues new technology while providing educational and literacy based learning opportunities for the community. Library management challenges include finding common ground, envisioning the future and establishing a prime directive while boldly embracing challenges and changes.
3:30 p.m.
Image red door and blurred school hallway with text reading Becoming a History Teacher with Professor Sarah Drake BrownIn our assessment-crazed culture, where the art of teaching is often reduced to impersonal value-added measures, optimistic history teaching candidates do not necessarily include effective assessment among their high-minded goals.Yet, history educators must prepare teaching candidates to: initiate dialogues about discipline-based assessment; systematically consider what they know and understand about students’ historical thinking competencies; and articulate what they intend to do with this knowledge. In her Sabbatical Talk, Professor Sarah Drake Brown explores what it means to become a history teacher in the modern education landscape.
7:30 p.m.
Choral musicians performing on stageA part of the Ball State Women's Week 2017, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus and the women's chorus of Mt. Vernon High School (Fortville, IN). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Taj Express PerformersTaj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this dazzling international sensation takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.
All Day Event
Course registration for all summer terms begins today
12 p.m.
Gail WernerIn this session, you will walk through using the Communications Center and learn how Marketing and Communications can assist you directly with your campus wide communication needs.
12 p.m.
Honduras FlagChristian Hernandez will give a presentation on his country of origin, Honduras!Honduras is located in Central America and borders the Caribbean Sea, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and the Gulf of Fonseca. Honduras has narrow coastal plans, as well as mountains. Honduras gives the rest of the word coffee, bananas, palm oil, apparel, gold, insulated wire, and refined petroleum.
1 p.m.
violist Daphne GerlingViolist Daphne Gerling currently enjoys a versatile and dynamic career as a teacher, chamber musician, recitalist, adjudicator, and solo performer. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Jessica is a student of Lisa Kozenko, Assistant Professor of Music Performance Oboe. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Actress Shayla SimmonsThe Core Ensemble presents "Ain't I a Woman!", a musical and theatrical celebration of four renowned African-American women: Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter, Sojourner Truth, and Fannie Lou Hamer. Free and open to the public. Co-presented by the School of Music and Multicultural Center.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
2 p.m.
Kaggle is an online community built around predictive analytics contests. This presentation will explain how these contests work and will share tips on how you can compete and do well in one. Data science talent is in high demand. You will learn how you can put your skills in computer science, mathematics, statistical research, data processing, or domain expertise into practice as part of a team. Who should attend? If you are thinking about adding a second major in Data Analytics, or would like to learn more about this hot new field, this session is for you. Event will be held in the Whitinger Business Building, room 214.
4 p.m.
Rendering of the Yestingsmeier Gold CenterInterim President Terry King and Athletic Director Mark Sandy host this groundbreaking ceremony, with a reception immediately following. Please RSVP.
5 p.m.
The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies will be hosting a discussion series event, titled: Bias Incidents And Solutions, on Thursday March 23, 2017 from 5pm - 6pm in Arts and Journalism Room 175.
5:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Leslie WongLeslie Wong Kah Ho is one of the most prolific saxophonists from Singapore. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Visiting Artist Amy YoesAmy Yoes, Visiting Artist Designers and Scholars Series Public Lecture, Thursday March 23rd, 2016, in AJ 225. Hosted by the School of Art
7:30 p.m.
Letterman Lecture Series: John AndersonJohn Anderson, from the Emmy-award winning daily studio show SportsCenter, will present at this year's Letterman lecture and workshop series.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
1 p.m.
Soprano Mary GroganSoprano Mary Grogan is a much sought after voice teacher and performer. Specializing in helping professional singers in vocal crisis and recovery from vocal injury, she has earned a reputation for working with even the most difficult cases. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
(Almost) Final Friday: Identity with PechaKucha
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. The Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand and the Chamber Winds are comprised of various members of the Ball State Wind Ensemble, directed by Thomas Caneva.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
10:30 a.m.
A vocalist performing on stageThe Annual Vocal Competition showcases some of the most talented singers in the School of Music, with both undergraduate and graduate divisions. Outside adjudicators come to campus to evaluate student singers who compete for cash prizes. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
3 p.m.
James is a student of Mihoko Watanabe, associate professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Adam is currently as composition student of Chin Ting Chan, assistant professor of music composition. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Elizabeth Felsted is a student of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
James is a student of Nathan Bogert, assistant professor of music performance (saxophone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Susan is a voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
12:30 p.m.
Kaleigh is a student of Nathan Bogert, assistant professor of music performance (saxophone). Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
3 p.m.
Flutist Leela BreithauptLeela Breithaupt is an artist performing on both Baroque flute (traverso) and modern flute and focuses on period-specific approaches to playing music from 17th century French Baroque to 21st century avant garde. She presents a workshop titled "Go Baroque!" Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Electronic grade submission opens today for second 5 week courses.
All Day Event
This is the last day for students that are enrolled in a second 5 week course.
5 p.m.
Problem solving is one of the key skills employers look for in interns and new hires. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as discuss the roles of values and ethics when making decisions.
5:30 p.m.
Roger is a double bass student of Joel Braun, assistant professor of music performance, double bass. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Have you ever wondered what to wear for work or an interview or how to write an important email? At this workshop you will learn about professional standards of dress and communication as well as how to understand organizational culture.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
All Day Event
Electronic final grade submission is available for second 5 week courses.
All Day Event
Classes for the third 5 week term in Spring begin today.
3 p.m.
Every year, United Way supporters improve thousands of people’s lives every single day—right here in Delaware County. Find out how lives are being changed, learn what our community’s greatest challenges are and how United Way works to meet them whilst trying to work itself out of a job. Speaking that night are Jim Flatford, Director of Impact, whose area of expertise is community needs, funding processes, and United Ways bold goal to break the cycle of generational poverty, and Denise King, Director of Resource Development, who recruits volunteers and advocates for United Way.
4 p.m.
Audio engineer Bob KatzHosted by Prism Sound Recording & Production in coordination with the Ball State Music Media Production program, this event aims to dispel the many myths surrounding the recording process. The seminar will include a keynote address by legendary recording engineer Bob Katz entitled "Food for Thought: Truths Explained and Myths Exposed."
5 p.m.
Stars to Steer ByUpcoming Stars to Steer By 2017 event
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThis recital will showcase multiple student performers from the clarinet studio of Elizabeth Crawford. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Bee Hive the musicalBeehive: the 60’s Musical is a wild toe-tapping, head shakin’ musical tribute to the rockin’ women who made the music of the ‘60s & ‘70s so special – everyone from Lesley Gore to Janis Joplin, from the Shirelles to the Supremes, Aretha Franklin to Tina Turner. And every woman in between! Beehive includes 40 beloved hits that take you on a fast-paced, light-hearted and memorable look back at the girl groups and soloists of the period.
All Day Event
Electronic final grade submission is available for second 5 week courses.
12 p.m.
Stacey Grosh and Jessica KerkoffLearn how to build brochures, postcards, invitations, and more with the university’s branded templates and free photos in the Printing Toolbox.
12 p.m.
Ethiopia flagYosef Teklewold will give a presentation on his country of origin, Ethiopia. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa, bordering Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Kenya. Ethiopia is the most populated landlocked country in the world. The major languages they speak are Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali. Ethiopia’s main exports are coffee, refiend petroleum, gold and cut flowers.
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5:30 p.m.
Anita is a student of Gene Berger, assistant professor of music performance (horn). Free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
Image head shot of Janet Arias MartinezBall State alumna Janet Arias-Martinez will be sharing on her career experiences with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, working in the non-profit outreach field, and on the unexpected opportunities that led her down the path to her current career. She will show current students how to recognize opportunities beyond those in academia that exist for people with training in the humanities and also how they may help fill the pressing need for public service and community organizing.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
All Day Event
All final grades for the second 5 week courses must be submitted electronically by 4:59 p.m. today.
All Day Event
Please make all course changes by 11:59 p.m.
4:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
6 p.m.
Film screening followed by a conversation with Rick and Kathy Fee who will share their personal story of losing their son due to an Adderall overdose. Dan Jenski, director/writer of the film will also be in attendance. | Movie stars Kathleen Quinlan, Gil Bellows, and Luke Guldan. Produced by Tom Bryan, '77 Ball State alumnus. Released in 2016, ADDicted has won a number of film festival awards including, Audience Choice Awards at Kansas City, Oceanside, and Great Lakes.
6:30 p.m.
Christopher Bell specializes in the study of popular future, focusing on the ways in which race, class and gender intersect in different forms of media.
7:30 p.m.
An oboeist performing on stageThis recital will showcase multiple student performers from the oboe studio of Lisa Kozenko. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
5:30 a.m.
Language Night will give participants the opportunity to learn slang and Fun phrases to say things in Russian and Persian.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
4 p.m.
The Digital Literature Review presents "Vampire Suicide," a talk by Jeffrey Weinstock, a professor at Central Michigan University and enthusiastic monster scholar. His research spans topics of Tim Burton, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Edgar Allan Poe, and many more terrifying topics.
5 p.m.
Rendering of the Shondell Practice CenterInterim President Terry King and Athletic Director Mark Sandy host this groundbreaking ceremony, with a reception immediately following. Please RSVP.
5:30 p.m.
Rachel Jordan and Gabriella Gervasio are students of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Opera singers during a performanceOne of Mozart’s operatic masterpieces, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) was written at the height of the composer's genius. Join conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre presents this timeless operatic classic! Le nozze di Figaro will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. This is the first of two performances.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.