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All Day Event
No classes. University administrative offices open March 2 - March 6.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
All Day Event
No classes. University administrative offices open March 2 - March 6.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
All Day Event
No classes. University administrative offices open March 2 - March 6.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
All Day Event
No classes. University administrative offices open March 2 - March 6.
All Day Event
No classes. University administrative offices open March 2 - March 6.
1 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
All Day Event
No classes. University administrative offices open March 2 - March 6.
9 a.m.
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.
All Day Event
Classes resume.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
5 p.m.
Miller College of BusinessFifth Annual Distinguished Professor Lecture SeriesMatthew R. Marvel, George A. Ball Distinguished Professor of EntrepreneurshipBusiness planning is pervasive in entrepreneurship education today. However, academic debate about the value of business planning is longstanding. In this presentation, Marvel discusses the major challenges in business planning research. Using recent data collected from new technology-based startups in the Midwest he advances a new perspective in business planning research—while considering if, and when, planning promotes venture development. Reception immediately following lecture. Free and open to the public. The Distinguished Professor Lecture Series has been made possible by support from London Witte Group.
7 p.m.
Calendar: English
Young Adult novelist Eliot Schrefer will discuss “crossing the lines” as part of the Marilyn Cory Speaker Series.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
9 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits 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.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Come experience an insider’s look at another culture as international student Natasha Francksen presents her experiences as a native of the country of the United Kingdom. An internationally-themed dish from Tally Food Court will be served.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits 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.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Student GlassThe "80th Annual Student Art Show" simulates the real world experience of a professional juried exhibition for the students in the School of Art. The show has the tradition of selecting a different artistic juror each year from outside the University. The School of Art honors our outstanding student artists with the presentation of a series of awards.
9 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits 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 Music
This year's special guest is composer Scott Wyatt, director of the Experimental Music Studios and Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
Carlos NunezFew pop stars pack the energy, virtuosity, imagination, daring, and charisma into their concerts and recordings as Galician multi-instrumentalist Carlos Núñez does. He is the world’s most famous player of the gaita, the bagpipes of Galicia, Spain’s northwest, Atlantic Ocean-abutting region rich in vibrant, uniquely expressive Celtic traditional music.
9 a.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Joseph LappieBook artist and printmaker Joseph Lappie visits 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 Music
This year's special guest is composer Scott Wyatt, director of the Experimental Music Studios and Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
AtriumStudents thinking about transferring to Ball State have the opportunity to visit campus during Transfer Visit Day.
7 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondSaturn’s rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. They can be seen clearly even with a small backyard telescope. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they still present many questions. In 2004 the Cassini orbiter and the Huygens probe reached Saturn. During this show we will explore the mysterious features seen by these spacecraft.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
This year's special guest is composer Scott Wyatt, director of the Experimental Music Studios and Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Undiscovered Worlds"Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun" explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered hundreds 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 p.m.
Saturn & BeyondSaturn’s rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. They can be seen clearly even with a small backyard telescope. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they still present many questions. In 2004 the Cassini orbiter and the Huygens probe reached Saturn. During this show we will explore the mysterious features seen by these spacecraft.
8 p.m.
GRAMMY award-winning country group Little Big Town has added a spring leg of THE PAIN KILLER TOUR that will kick off on March 5, 2015 in Savannah, GA. The foursome-consisting of Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet, and Kimberly Schlapman-will also be releasing their highly anticipated new single, “Girl Crush,” to country radio today.
All Day Event
Course withdrawal period ends.
7:30 p.m.
Rainn WilsonActor 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.