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
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Calendar: Registrar
2nd 8-Week course web withdrawal begins today.
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Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to withdrawal by web for Fall full term classes.
6 p.m.
a jazz saxophonist performingJazz Ensembles 2 and 3 are under the direction of Freddie Mendoza and graduate assistant Aron Scott Callard. Program to include George Gershwin arrangements by Bob Mintzer, Dave Barduhn, and Gordon Goodwin, with additional charts by Thad Jones, Neil Hefti, and John Fedchock. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7 p.m.
Information about the event with logos of the sponsoring organizationsHave some spooky Muncie fun by attending this online panel discussion on history tales from Muncie.
7 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Coffee TalksJoin us for connection and discussion with other grad students! All sessions held via Zoom. We will email the link regularly from GradWellness.
7 p.m.
Eerie Muncie: Tales from the Dark Side of Local HistoryJoin us October 28 at 7pm for this panel discussion about some scary happenings and hauntings related to the “Notable Women of Muncie and Delaware County.” This Zoom presentation will feature historic photographs, maps, newspaper articles, and ghost stories of Muncie past. Staff from Ball State University Libraries, the Delaware County Historical Society, Minnetrista, and Muncie Public Library will fascinate and frighten. Please register to receive the meeting link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the panel discussion.
7:30 p.m.
a jazz trumpeter performingEnjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions with the Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble. A jazz scholarship is also awarded at this annual concert in memory of Ralston C. "Morgy" Craig, an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
The Writing Center will host WRITE ON, online writing time just for graduate students.
9 a.m.
A virtual session on how to manage your classroom and self during difficult conversations that may come up in face-to-face and online learning spaces in the lead up and aftermath of the election.
11 a.m.
Join us on Thursday, Oct. 29 for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.
11 a.m.
Leslie GalbreathHear how Leslie Galbreath, CEO of dgs Marketing Engineers uses research and data to help global clients develop strategy, craft brand identities, sell complex products, and build lifetime customer relationships. Watch the lecture on Facebook live: https://www.Facebook.com/BallStateENT.
12:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopProfessor Emeritus Tony Costello will discuss his work on the Ball State Peace Plaza. This project should be of interest to all CAP students, faculty and staff as it will give you a preview to be constructed on a site immediately south of the CAP Building on the Ball State campus. Due to be officially announced within the next two months, the project’s architect/sculptor, Tony Costello, FAIA, principal of C+A COSTELLO + ASSOCIATES, will describe the design process from the desire of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies to erect a “Peace Pole” on campus to Tony’s expansion to create a plaza that would become a permanent site for the Ball State and Muncie communities to come together to celebrate peace, dedicate themselves to social justice, and recognize those who have sacrificed to achieve these. He will explain the site selection and analysis to the (almost) final design including the selection and detailing of materials using both free-hand drawing and 3D physical model investigations.
3:30 p.m.
Reduction of Nitrogen Oxyanions with Earth-Abundant Transition Metal Complexes using Unconventional Reductants
4 p.m.
Career Center is happy to announce that Praxis Consulting is kindly sponsoring a FREE professional portrait event at the end of this month. Make sure you arrive dressed in your professional best to have your photo taken by Amanda Kishel Photography at Pruis Hall.
5 p.m.
Join us on Thursday, Oct. 29 for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.
6 p.m.
a violinUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. This Concert A (6 p.m.) program will include works by Henri Tomasi and Franz Joseph Haydn. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
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.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsOct 29–Nov 1She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
graphic of film reelsCatch a movie with the #BSUEnglish department and friends and chat about it--safely.
7:30 p.m.
a cellist performingUnder the direction of Douglas Droste, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra is one of the School of Music's flagship ensembles. This Concert B (7:30 p.m.) program will include works by Adolphus Hailstork and Sergei Prokofiev. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
The Writing Center will host WRITE ON, online writing time just for graduate students.
4 p.m.
The public is invited to an exhibition of creative projects completed by the first and second year students in the School of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts Program.
5:30 p.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageEmily is a voice student of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice. Program to include music by Giacomo Puccini, Amy Beach, Johannes Brahms, W. A. Mozart, Claude Debussy, and Georges Bizet. This recital is only available as a livestream.
5:30 p.m.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoTristan is a bassoon student of Keith Sweger, professor of music performance (bassoon). Program to include works by Carl Maria von Weber, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Malcolm Arnold. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
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 p.m.
A free, online campus and community event from the David Owsley Museum of Art.
7 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join us for a Netflix Movie Party!
7:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
Hahn Recital Hall with pianoJoshua is a clarinet student of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Program to include works by Charles Marie Widor, Igor Stravinsky, Carl Maria von Weber, and Johannes Brahms. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageRenee is a doctoral voice student of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice. Program to include music by Claude Debussy, Douglas Moore, Matthew Tommasini, Reynaldo Hahn, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gabriel Fauré, and Giacomo Puccini. This recital is only available as a livestream.
10:30 a.m.
Clarinetists Trina Gross and Diana HaskellBall State clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford will be joined by guests Trina Gross of the Indianapolis Symphony and Diana Haskell of the St. Louis Symphony for a virtual Ball State Clarinet Day. This virtual event is free and open to all.
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Missing the Brown Planetarium? Love our Halloween program? This year, you can watch it on YouTube 360 as if you were inside our planetarium at Ball State: https://youtu.be/KYdpBc5h51A
7:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.
7:30 p.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageWolff is an organ student of Stephen Price, lecturer of teaching (organ). Program to include works by J. S. Bach, Josef Rheinberger, Daniel E. Gawthrop, Jean Langlais, and Louis Vierne. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
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Tuition is due the first of the month. November 1, 2020.
2:30 p.m.
She Kills Monsters: Virtual RealmsShe Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.