Featured Events

Upcoming Events
12:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you ever quoted from a novel in a research paper? Shared a video with a friend? Whether we know it or not, we are constantly taking advantage of “fair use,” a part of copyright law that lets all of us use other people’s creations in limited ways to support free speech and education. Help the Libraries celebrate Fair Use Week by stopping by our information table in the Bracken Library lobby! You can grab a poster, ask a copyright question, and learn more about how to take advantage of fair use in teaching, research, and everyday life.
4 p.m.
Caroline O’DonnellCaroline O’Donnell, presents Werewolf: Architecture of ChangeShe is the principal of the design practice CODA, and the winner of MoMA/PS1’s Young Architects’ Program in 2013 with the project Party Wall. O’Donnell is the editor of the Cornell Journal of Architecture and author of, Niche Tactics: Generative Relationships between Architecture and Site. CEUs are pending through AIA and LA CES. Location: AB 100.
7:30 p.m.
This concert has been canceled - we apologize for any inconvenience.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin us to hear from a panel of faculty members about getting published as a graduate student. They will cover advice, guidance for turning seminar papers into conference papers, the process for getting an article published in a journal and much more. Librarians from Bracken Library will share resources to help you identify outlets for publication of your work. Library resources will include Ulrichsweb, subject area databases, and other useful sources. Be sure to bring your questions and join us.
4 p.m.
Are you ready to save campus? Join us in this interactive escape room-style challenge utilizing the principles of workplace problem solving. This session will help you develop and utilize critical thinking strategies as well as teamwork. Registration is required to attend, and space is limited.
5 p.m.
Are you concerned about potential employers looking for your Facebook profile or Instagram account? What does your social media presence say about you? Come to this session to learn how to manage this part of your professional self and make it work for you.
7:30 p.m.
CinderellaRodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.
7:30 p.m.
a bassoon soloist performing with orchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. The program will include the undergraduate concerto competition winners, Jim Rhinehart's "Zarabanda" (*world premiere)​, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade." Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis. Attend this workshop to find out how to use this new research resource.
11:30 a.m.
Miller '21 Career SeriesDive into the professional world by taking a peak behind the scenes on our next Employer "Behind the Scenes" Tour: Pedcor Properties in Carmel, Ind. This visit is perfect for students in residential property management, but all students are welcome.
11:30 a.m.
Join us in visiting Pedcor Homes, a developer, constructer and manager of commercial buildings and affordable and market-rate apartments throughout the US. In this site visit, you'll learn about internship opportunities, network with professionals, gain insight from employees and much more! Attendance is limited, so be sure to register.
12 p.m.
England FlagReece Selby will give a presentation on his country of origin, England! England is the largest country in the United Kingdom. Scotland, Wales, the Celtic Sea, the Irish Sea, North Sea, and English Channel border England. The capital of England is London. England’s main exports are manufactured goods, road vehicles, chemicals, fuel, tobacco, food and beverages.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopDo you use a Canvas, Blackboard, or other website to share materials with your students? Then this workshop is for you! Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager Perry Collins will discuss how copyright law supports educators through important provisions like “fair use” and the “classroom exemption.” Perry will offer tips and strategies for staying within the law, and you will learn how the Libraries can help you make articles, videos, and more available to your students online. Please bring questions and topics for discussion! This workshop is part of the University Libraries’ celebration of Fair Use Week, an international event dedicated to highlighting and promoting fair use.
4 p.m.
Image of Ehren BingamanThe Department of Urban Planning welcomes Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Ehren Bingaman to campus to present, Better than how we found it.
6 p.m.
This event is part of the "Stars to Steer By" lecture series, geared to help students learn more about what they can do with their humanities degrees. In "Storytelling Careers," you can discover how to use language and prose in many different fields. Humanities alumni will share their success stories.
7:30 p.m.
brass musicians performingGraduate 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. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Michael is a bassoon student of Keith Sweger, professor of music performance (bassoon). Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopUniversity Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to help you find funding sources for your research and creative work
5:30 p.m.
Anthony and Julie are students of Katrin Meidell, assistant professor of music performance (viola). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cellist Erin EllisCellist Erin Ellis leads a versatile career as a performer and teacher. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician across the United States as well as in Canada, Chile, Italy, and Holland. She is currently assistant professor of cello at West Virginia University. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
All electronic midterm grade submissions are due today by 4:59 p.m
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.
6 p.m.
Friday Night Cardboard Expansion Pack ThumbnailFriday Night Cardboard Expansion Pack is an open gaming night on Bracken Library’s lower level on select Fridays between some regular Friday Night Cardboard events. Our staff reserves tables, and players gather with games from their own collections. Advanced registration is not required, just show up and bring your friends.
All Day Event
Jazz pianist performing on stageHigh 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.
7:30 p.m.
Saxophonist Jeff CoffinDesigned 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 saxophonist Jeff Coffin of the Dave Matthews Band. Winners of the 45th Annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival will also perform at the beginning of the concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.