COVID-19 and Events on Campus

In response to COVID-19, Ball State University has taken several measures to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff, and visitors, including the cancellation or postponement of many events. If you plan to attend an event and are not sure if it will still take place, please contact the coordinator listed for that event. For more information, see the latest updates on Ball State's response to COVID-19.

Upcoming Events
11 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Student at Teacher's ExpThe virtual teacher job fair is for education students looking for employment after graduation.
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
3 p.m.
Cutting Edge Conversations GraphicDuring this webinar, you will hear from three exciting and innovative professors in Miller College. They will offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves.
6 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageJazz Ensembles 2 and 3 are under the direction of Freddie Mendoza and graduate assistant Aron Scott Callard. Program to include music by Kris Berg, Hoagy Carmichael, Bill Armstrong, Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh, William Russo, Oliver Nelson, and Don Menza. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz pianist performing on stageEnjoy a concert of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Jazz Lab Ensemble under the direction of Mark Buselli. Program to include music by Sammy Nestico, Mike Crotty, Pat Metheny, Johnny Mercer/Harold Arlen, and Thad Jones. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
8:30 a.m.
The Conference for Pre-College Philosophical Engagement, hosted by the Ball State Philosophy Outreach Project, allows high school students and teachers to explore a variety of philosophy topics in small breakout sessions. The 2021 conference will take place virtually, and registration is free.
3:30 p.m.
‘From Nanostars to Smoke Grenades: How Plasmonic Nanoparticle Synthesis has Shaped My Career’
5:30 p.m.
An oboeist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Lisa Kozenko, associate professor of music performance (oboe). Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Join us for the final grad reading of the semester
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—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. Registration is required to secure a seat. Masks are required. Physical distancing is set up.
7 p.m.
The Spanish Club offers students the opportunity to practice Spanish and study the culture of Latin America and Spain.
7:30 p.m.
Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder online square image. A white background with " Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder" written in red across the middle of the screen. In the bottom left corner is written "University Theatre Series" in grey.April 22-25
7:30 p.m.
The Music Instruction Building at nightThe EM concert series is a showcase for compositions of electronic and digital media. Pieces may involve loudspeaker playback, instrumental performers, or interactive computer performance systems. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Architecture Library Book TalkJoin us on Friday, April 23 for a virtual book talk hosted by the Architecture Library. We'll be hearing from faculty authors Ana de Brea, Michael Burayidi, César Cruz, and Matthew Wilson about their book topics and how they went from concept to research to writing to published book.
12 p.m.
Student RecitalCarrington is a voice student of Jon Truitt, associate professor of music performance. Program to include music by Felix Mendelssohn, W.A. Mozart, Frank Bridge, Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Vincenzo Bellini, and Camille Saint-Saëns. This voice recital is only available as a livestream.
4 p.m.
Every spring, we gather and distribute awards and scholarships. This year, we’ll continue that tradition—online!
5:30 p.m.
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Ball State University in conjunction with Muncie Public Library presents a free lecture and discussion series.
6 p.m.
two clarinetists performingThe Symphony Band performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire under the direction of Caroline Hand. Program to include works by Amber Sheeran, Kevin Day, Nicole Piunno, Giovanni Santos, and Ryan George. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
6:30 p.m.
Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky! You do not need a Facebook account to watch. Check out the Brown Planetarium YouTube page afterwards for a recording of the event.
7:30 p.m.
Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder online square image. A white background with " Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder" written in red across the middle of the screen. In the bottom left corner is written "University Theatre Series" in grey.April 22-25
7:30 p.m.
band musicians performingThe Wind Ensemble is Ball State's premier concert band and performs exciting and challenging music under the direction of Thomas Caneva. Program to include works by Eugene Bozza, Morton Lauridsen, Kevin Poelking, Kevin Day, Robert Kurka, and Maurice Ravel. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Come join us and meet other graduate students at the Benadum Pavilion.
2:30 p.m.
Daybreak online square image. A red background with "DAYBREAK" written in white towards the top right of the image. In the bottom left hand corner written in grey is "Musical Workshop".April 24-25
3 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 recital will feature music professors Elizabeth Crawford (clarinet) and Cara Chowning (piano). Program to include works by Ailem Carvajal-Gómez, Alfred Prinz, Alessio Fabra, Eva Wasserman-Margolis, and Antonio Mazzoleni. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalChristopher is a senior music composition major and currently studies with Chin Ting Chan, assistant professor of music composition. Program to include works written by Christopher while a student here at Ball State. Free and open to the public with delayed broadcast available.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalKendall is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Program to include music by Harry Thacker Burleigh, Franz Schubert, Francis Poulenc, Charles Gounod, Giuseppe Verdi, Otto Respighi, and Douglas Moore. This voice recital is only available as a livestream.
7:30 p.m.
Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder online square image. A white background with " Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder" written in red across the middle of the screen. In the bottom left corner is written "University Theatre Series" in grey.April 22-25
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalPo-chen is a cello student of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Program to include works by Claude Debussy, George Crumb, and Richard Strauss. Free and open to the public with delayed broadcast available.
12 p.m.
Student RecitalErin is a voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of music performance (voice). Program to include music by Amy Beach, Claude Debussy, Gaetano Donizetti, Robert Schumann, Jerry Bock, and Moses Hogan. This voice recital is only available as a livestream.
2:30 p.m.
Daybreak online square image. A red background with "DAYBREAK" written in white towards the top right of the image. In the bottom left hand corner written in grey is "Musical Workshop".April 24-25
3 p.m.
a female vocalist performingThis livestream-only concert will feature the Ball State Concert Choir under the direction of Kerry Glann from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by the Ball State Chamber Choir under the direction of Andrew Crow from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Program to include music by Tomás Luis de Victoria, James Syler, Elaine Hagenberg, Carly Simon (arr. Craig Hella Johnson), Sam Kubina, David P. DeVenney, and Benjamin Britten. This concert is only available as a livestream.
7:30 p.m.
Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder online square image. A white background with " Arlo Whittaker and the 12th Night Murder" written in red across the middle of the screen. In the bottom left corner is written "University Theatre Series" in grey.April 22-25
7:30 p.m.
Student RecitalAlison is a doctoral voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of music performance (voice). Program to include music by Hugo Wolf, Giacomo Puccini, Gabriel Fauré, Benjamin Britten, Cécile Chaminade, Stefano Donaudy, and Vincenzo Bellini. This voice recital is only available as a livestream.
12:30 p.m.
LEAP Indiana invites you to join them on the fourth Monday of every month for a conversation about the innovative ideas and practices their members are using across the state.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
What does it mean to be professional? In this highly interactive workshop, you will learn about professional communication, judgment, dress, and organizational culture based on feedback from employers.
5 p.m.
Orchestra musicians on stage performingThis recital will feature the students of Yu-Fang Chen, assistant professor of music performance (violin). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalShelby is a voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of music performance (voice). Program to include music by Samuel Barber, Gabriel Fauré, Robert Schumann, Vittorio Giannini, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Rodgers, and Lee Ann Womack. This voice recital is only available as a livestream.
10 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BA and BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalRachel is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Program to include music by J.S. Bach, Charles Gounod, Ernest Chausson, W. A. Mozart, Charles Gounod, Gaetano Donizetti, Hugo Wolf, and Amy Beach. This voice recital is only available as a livestream.
10 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BA and BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BA and BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BA and BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BA and BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Wednesday, April 28 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.