Featured Events

Upcoming Events
3 p.m.
If you were 10 times bolder, what big idea would you recommend for Ball State as we enter our second century? What first step would the University take to get started?
5 p.m.
Exhibition curator Dr. Scott Shields will speak on Richard Diebenkorn's life and work
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.
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.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Garland Anderson, James Stepleton, Jody Nagel, Eleanor Trawick, Paul Reilly, Amelia S. Kaplan, and Greg A Steinke. Free and open to the public.
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!
6:30 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!
1 p.m.
Christy Woods land manager John Taylor will be offering a spring wildflower tour to the public once again.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
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. Program to include works by Henry Purcell, Felix Mendelssohn, Lin Hua, Antonín Dvořák, Johannes Brahms, and Giacomo Puccini. Free and open to the public.
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.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Johannes Brahms, Henri Tomasi, and Alfred Desenclos. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cliff and JohnSongwriters and musicians, John Gorka and Cliff Eberhardt are coming together to perform traditional and contemporary folk music. Rolling Stone Magazine describes Gorka as “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” “Eberhardt is a superb singer, with a vast credible range of emotions, and a soulfulness that draws from rock and pop, but also from the best folk ballad styles." – The Boston Globe
8 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.
3 p.m.
Choir members performing on stageThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
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. Program to include works by Arvo Pärt, Gabriel Fauré, Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public.