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Upcoming Events
All Day Event
Electronic grade submission opens today for the first 8 week courses.
All Day Event
Web withdrawal period ends at 11:59 p.m.
11 a.m.
Meet department representatives, ask questions about the programs, and receive tips on how to improve your chances of being admitted into graduate programs.
12 p.m.
Ekaterina Romanova will give a presentation on her country of origin, Russia! Russia is located in continent of Europe and Asia. Russia covers approximately 6.6 million square mile of land, which makes it the largest country in the world. It has coasts on three oceans and various landscapes. Russia’s has more than 100,000 rivers, including some of the longest in the world.
5:30 p.m.
I Chang is a violin student of Anna Vayman, associate professor of music performance. Program to include works by Ludwig van Beethoven, J. S. Bach, and Astor Piazzolla. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
We’ll look at a series of job ads and show you that yes, you can apply and you are qualified–as long as you translate from the language of academia to the language of the working world!
7:30 p.m.
Pianist Dan TepferDesigned 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 artist is pianist and composer Dan Tepfer. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Billy is out waiting for love where she last saw it. Her mum is certain love has walked into her life again. Her sister thinks love could still be found somewhere in the house . . . but Billy herself isn't even allowed through the door. In Katie Hims's sweet, stark family elegy, love never dies, but sometimes – like Billy – it has to sleep in the caravan with Frank's ashes and a bear costume. Billy the Girl is a sharp, yet gentle, look at a fractured family dealing with a lifetime of mistrust.
9:30 a.m.
Community-engaged research – qualitative and quantitative – requires adherence to rigorous standards plus sensitivity to the needs, expectations, and hesitations of the research subjects. Muncie residents and organizations can suffer from research fatigue after decades of surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other research methods. This session will present faculty who have successfully conducted research that resulted in meaningful scholarship and sustained community impact.
11 a.m.
Jason BrooksJason Brooks, Owner, Jay-Crew & Brooklawn Services, will be speaking about his entrepreneurial journey which blossomed here at Ball State University, and has flourished in the Muncie area for the past 20 years.
11 a.m.
Meet department representatives, ask questions about the programs, and receive tips on how to improve your chances of being admitted into graduate programs.
7:30 p.m.
Orchestra musicians performing on stageDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads the ensemble in a program to include works by Modest Mussorgsky (Night on Bald Mountain), Claude Debussy (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), and Ludwig van Beethoven (Symphony No. 7). Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Billy is out waiting for love where she last saw it. Her mum is certain love has walked into her life again. Her sister thinks love could still be found somewhere in the house . . . but Billy herself isn't even allowed through the door. In Katie Hims's sweet, stark family elegy, love never dies, but sometimes – like Billy – it has to sleep in the caravan with Frank's ashes and a bear costume. Billy the Girl is a sharp, yet gentle, look at a fractured family dealing with a lifetime of mistrust.
9 a.m.
Female public anthropology student sits in small plane cockpit during her summer internship.Ball State University Public History Program 30th Anniversary Celebration is a day long celebration of our alumni and what the program has helped them to achieve in their graduate programs and careers.
12 p.m.
Soprano Pamela CoburnPamela Coburn's international career in opera, oratorio, and recital has taken her to the world’s most renowned opera houses and concert halls. She has worked with some of the most prominent conductors of our time and has a wide-ranging opera and concert repertory. Free and open to the public.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This is the eighth annual Pianopalooza recital presented by the piano faculty. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Halloween Celestial OriginsWhat do you associate with Halloween? Trick-or-Treating, costumes… astronomy? After all, Halloween is an astronomical holiday! During this program you will learn the history of Halloween and how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day.” We will also explore the night sky and learn what planets, constellations, and stars will be out on your Halloween evening
7:30 p.m.
Rachel is a clarinet student of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of music performance (clarinet). Program to include works by W. A. Mozart, Leslie Bassett, Claude Debussy, and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Billy is out waiting for love where she last saw it. Her mum is certain love has walked into her life again. Her sister thinks love could still be found somewhere in the house . . . but Billy herself isn't even allowed through the door. In Katie Hims's sweet, stark family elegy, love never dies, but sometimes – like Billy – it has to sleep in the caravan with Frank's ashes and a bear costume. Billy the Girl is a sharp, yet gentle, look at a fractured family dealing with a lifetime of mistrust.
7:30 p.m.
ArtrageousImagine witnessing the creativity of an artist creating a masterpiece before your eyes in mere moments. Combined with captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting music, Artrageous takes you on a visual journey and a high energy ride of inspiration, creativity, and engagement. Our troupe of artist, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, icons and musical genres throughout the evening. The result ~ A uniquely entertaining, Masterpiece show culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings.
7:30 p.m.
Bunkerville: A Post-Apocalyptic MusicalOfficial Selection DISCOVERY New Play Festival 2016This farcical musical takes place in Bunkerville, an underground city, years after a nuclear holocaust. It follows Steve, a self-centered jerk who doesn’t realize it. Tricked by his coworkers to go outside of the bunker, he discovers a wasteland, but one that is oddly bright and beautiful. As his interactions with mutants, Mother Earth cults, and other inhabitants of the new world evolve, Steve discovers new truths about himself, his coworkers and his new surroundings.
11 a.m.
Pianist Dan TepferThe inaugural Jazz Rhythm Section Day will feature a masterclass, performance, and Q&A session with award-winning and internationally acclaimed musician Dan Tepfer and his trio. The day will also include a masterclass, performance, and one-on-one time with School of Music jazz faculty. Free and open to the public; advance registration is requested.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Billy is out waiting for love where she last saw it. Her mum is certain love has walked into her life again. Her sister thinks love could still be found somewhere in the house . . . but Billy herself isn't even allowed through the door. In Katie Hims's sweet, stark family elegy, love never dies, but sometimes – like Billy – it has to sleep in the caravan with Frank's ashes and a bear costume. Billy the Girl is a sharp, yet gentle, look at a fractured family dealing with a lifetime of mistrust.