Featured Events

Upcoming Events
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will introduce you to our in-house tech tools and items that you can check out to enhance your digital projects. Join us and learn about cameras, laptops, mics, tablets, and more items available from the Educational Technology and Resources Collection.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopCongratulations, graduates! Leaving your student teaching behind and creating your own classroom? Don’t forget to attend this workshop to learn about resources available to you after you leave Ball State. We’ll talk about free online and public library options for teaching materials, resources for your students, and professional reading for you.
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 commissioned premieres for viola-clarinet duo by Samuel Robles, Jenni Brandon, Antonio Gervasoni, Dominic Dousa. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Amazing GraceAMAZING GRACE is a new original musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. A captivating tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, this radiant production follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, faces a future as uncertain as the turning tide. Coming of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery, he finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father – a slave trader – or embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. Accompanied by his slave, Thomas, John embarks on a perilous voyage on the high seas. When that journey finds John in his darkest hour, a transformative moment of self-reckoning inspires a blazing anthem of hope that will finally guide him home.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFind articles, books and more for your music history or music theory paper. The Music Research Refresher is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review music databases and resources for coursework or thesis proposals and learn what’s new. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries’ Music Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching. Registration is suggested but not required.
2 p.m.
Røde MicrophonesThe Music Media Production studios will host a workshop with guest presenter Ryan White of the Australian microphone manufacturer Røde. This is a great opportunity for those interested in music production and recording. Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will introduce you to our in-house tech tools and items that you can check out to enhance your digital projects. Join us and learn about cameras, laptops, mics, tablets, and more items available from the Educational Technology and Resources Collection.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will how you how to access and navigate the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, a research database that contains almost one-third of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science.
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.
Kristen Simmons presents her YA novel The Glass Arrow and shares her thoughts about how dystopian fiction reflects aspects of our present world.
5 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis will be a workshop packed with suggestions about the research process to help you get your thesis project off the ground. Students are welcome to come to room BC 129 or join us remotely. Be ready to learn about research tools and strategies that will help you gather sources for your literature review.
5 p.m.
The awards go to faculty who demonstrate excellence in the creation, mentoring, and execution of immersive learning projects.
7:30 p.m.
Pianist Siok Lian TanAn active pianist, Tan has presented solo and chamber music concerts in major cities such as New York, Chicago, Luxembourg, Cologne, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Adelaide, and London, including a solo recital at the St. Martin-in-the-Fields concert series. Free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
Pianist Siok Lian TanSiok Lian Tan teaches applied piano and piano pedagogy at Miami University (OH). She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Free and open to the public.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Ball State MBA Overcoming Gender Barriers Through MentorshipJoin Dean Jennifer Bott—the Bryan Dean of the Miller College of Business—and the Ball State MBA program for an evening of networking, mentorship, and discussion in downtown Indianapolis. A panel of Ball State alumna and industry leaders discuss their experiences and insight as women in the business world.
5:30 p.m.
Peter is a student of Ray Kilburn, associate professor of music (piano). His program includes chamber music by W. A. Mozart, Leonard Bernstein, and Max Bruch, which he will perform with clarinetist Elizabeth Felsted and violist Gabrielle Padilla. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system.
7:30 p.m.
Do you speak DjembeTonight you are a star performer! Led by your Master of Ceremonies, you and the entire audience participate in the show and play your favourite tunes alongside an amazing line-up of world-class Western and African musicians where the audience becomes the largest djembe band in America. Led by Doug Manuel, the show is a unique interactive family experience filled with energy and emotion – never seen or heard before – that has taken the public and the media by storm!
10 a.m.
Yestingmeier Golf CenterDedication to take place north of Bethel Avenue between the Alumni Center and Northside Middle School. Tours and reception immediately following.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
5 p.m.
One World One SkyOne World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system.