Featured Events

Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Is graduate school for you? This free webinar can help you decide if and how graduate level study can fit into your overall career plan. Two identical sessions start at 12:00pm and 4:00pm (Eastern).
5 p.m.
The School of Art at Ball State University presents a public lecture by metalsmith and jewelry artist Stacey Lee Webber as the second event in the Visiting Artists, Designers, and Scholars 2017-2018 series. 
6 p.m.
free speech iconAn open discussion of the meaning of freedom of speech
9:30 a.m.
Service learning and immersive learning are rich experiences for creative thinking, concept application, and community engagement. But they involve extra planning and relationship building, which can be challenging for early-career faculty. Learn from peers and mentors who have turned innovative classroom experiences into publishable research.
4 p.m.
Health Professions BuildingPresident Geoffrey S. Mearns cordially invites you to the groundbreaking ceremony for the Health Professions Building.
5:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Bob EasonA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Bob Eason is currently an Associate Instructor of Saxophone at Indiana University and is the soprano saxophonist of the award-winning Kenari Quartet. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Please web withdrawal from a course by 11:59 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing, end of the week meditation.
6 p.m.
Bassoonist Jim PoePart of the 2017 Bassoon Day, reed specialist Jim Poe will lead a workshop on reed making. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondAfter over 10 years in orbit around Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft will end its mission exploring Saturn on September 15, 2017 by purposefully entering the planet’s atmosphere. Before it’s destroyed it will send back information from that and other daring trips around Saturn. Come explore one of the most beautiful sights in our solar system in this production and afterwards learn about the most up-to-date information sent back during the final months of the Cassini mission.
7 p.m.
Head shot photograph of Dr Angela DavisDr. Angela Davis will speak at Ball State University to mark the relaunch of the African American Studies program at Ball State, and as the keynote speaker of the 2017 Diversity Symposium. Her topic is "Institutional Racism in the Penal & Criminal Justice System". Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice. This event is free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Bob EasonA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Bob Eason is currently an Associate Instructor of Saxophone at Indiana University and is the soprano saxophonist of the award-winning Kenari Quartet. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Damn YankeesThe department is delighted to welcome Michael Rafter, Emmy award winning arranger, and Broadway musical director. Damn Yankees is about middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd, who trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. But as young baseball sensation, Joe Hardy, he realizes the true worth of the life that he's left behind and works to outsmart Applegate in this musical comedy.
9 a.m.
Bassoonist William BuchmanJoin guest artist William Buchman, assistant principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Ball State bassoon professor Keith Sweger for a day of master classes, workshops, and performances. Paul Nordby, owner of Paul Nordby Bassoon Repair, LLC, and reed specialist Jim Poe will also be on campus for the day. Free and open to the public - registration is requested.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
6:30 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondAfter over 10 years in orbit around Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft will end its mission exploring Saturn on September 15, 2017 by purposefully entering the planet’s atmosphere. Before it’s destroyed it will send back information from that and other daring trips around Saturn. Come explore one of the most beautiful sights in our solar system in this production and afterwards learn about the most up-to-date information sent back during the final months of the Cassini mission.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Timothy McAllisterA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Timothy McAllister is an internationally-acclaimed soloist, soprano saxophonist of the renowned PRISM Quartet, and Associate Professor of Saxophone at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Alison BrownThousands of three-finger style banjo players have since made their marks, but none has cut such a path or moved so far along it as has Alison Brown. She’s acclaimed as one of today’s finest progressive banjo players, but you rarely find her in a conventional bluegrass setting. Instead, she’s known for leading an ensemble that successfully marries a broad array of roots-influenced music: folk, jazz, Celtic and Latin.
8 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondAfter over 10 years in orbit around Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft will end its mission exploring Saturn on September 15, 2017 by purposefully entering the planet’s atmosphere. Before it’s destroyed it will send back information from that and other daring trips around Saturn. Come explore one of the most beautiful sights in our solar system in this production and afterwards learn about the most up-to-date information sent back during the final months of the Cassini mission.
9 a.m.
Clarinet professor Elizabeth CrawfordA day full of learning and music making with Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet at Ball State University, and guest artist Benjamin Freimuth, acting associate principal of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Vocalists performing on stageThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The Ball State voice faculty present a recital featuring a wide range of solo and chamber music with proceeds benefiting the 12th Annual Vocal Competition. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Timothy McAllisterA part of the annual Saxtemberfest series of events. Timothy McAllister is an internationally-acclaimed soloist, soprano saxophonist of the renowned PRISM Quartet, and Associate Professor of Saxophone at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.
All Day Event
2 for 1 Tech eventThe Tech Center is thrilled to present two trending technology sessions per day starting Monday, September 25th – Thursday, September 28th with a Bonus Rewind day on Friday, September 29th.