Upcoming Events
12:30 p.m.
LEAP Indiana invites you to join the conversation about the innovative ideas and practices their members are using across the state.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Collaborating with others is a skill needed in every industry. In this highly interactive session you will learn and practices strategies for working with others to achieve a goal.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNetwork analysis is an important tool in numerous disciplines and fields. It brings to light complex relationship patterns and can provide a new perspective to research and scholarship. In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles to Network analysis, identify best practices, and provide influential examples. Attendees will also be introduced to various digital tools that can be used to generate and analyze networks.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis workshop will help participants understand the open access movement in academic publishing. Attendees will learn what open access journals are and why they matter. Participants will learn the various ways they can participate in making their research openly available. They will also understand the difference between open access publications and predatory publishers and learn how to identify each.
4 p.m.
Register to learn more about Ball State's MAE in Educational Administration and Supervision and Principal's License.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you looking to increase the reach and impact of your published works? This Open Access Week workshop will discuss the Open Access Citation Advantage (OACA), the studied impact of traditional academic publications that are also made available online in an Open Access format. By leveraging the final pre-publication version of a peer-reviewed article, authors can take advantage of the Ball State University institutional repository, Cardinal Scholar, to drive additional traffic and citations to works already published in traditional journals.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThis webinar will highlight 5 resources for middle and high school teachers to find free educational materials for use in the classroom, and provide tips to help teachers evaluate educational materials found online before including them in lesson plans.
9 a.m.
Clarinetist James CampbellJoin Ball State clarinet professor Elizabeth Crawford and guest artist James Campbell for a day of learning and music making. James Campbell has been called “Canada’s preeminent clarinetist and wind soloist”, by the Toronto Star and has performed as soloist and chamber musician in over 35 countries with over 65 orchestras. Event is free and open to the public.
11 a.m.
Bassoonist Andrew BradyJoin Ball State bassoon professor Keith Sweger and guest artist Andrew Brady of the Atlanta Symphony for a day of learning and music making. Event is free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Economic and demographic shifts continually and increasingly test communities of all sizes. To remain relevant and to thrive, community leaders must tackle challenges and pursue opportunities in a comprehensive and creative way. These ongoing changes and the need for new approaches demonstrate the value of community development. It is necessary for community leadership, both official and unofficial, to undertake the training required to build capacity and help pursue strategies that put people and places first.
12 a.m.
The Fall 2021 2.0 Ball State Writing Challenge registration opens for faculty, staff, administrators and graduate students.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem. Registration is required to attend, and space is limited. Register now to secure your spot.
All Day Event
Economic and demographic shifts continually and increasingly test communities of all sizes. To remain relevant and to thrive, community leaders must tackle challenges and pursue opportunities in a comprehensive and creative way. These ongoing changes and the need for new approaches demonstrate the value of community development. It is necessary for community leadership, both official and unofficial, to undertake the training required to build capacity and help pursue strategies that put people and places first.
12 a.m.
The Fall 2021 2.0 Ball State Writing Challenge registration opens for faculty, staff, administrators and graduate students.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select publishers, and a walkthrough of the digital publishing platform Scalar. Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing.
4 p.m.
Join us at Refinery 46 in Indianapolis to connect with President Mearns, Dean Ferris of MCOB, fellow alumni and current students for career conversations and casual networking.
All Day Event
Economic and demographic shifts continually and increasingly test communities of all sizes. To remain relevant and to thrive, community leaders must tackle challenges and pursue opportunities in a comprehensive and creative way. These ongoing changes and the need for new approaches demonstrate the value of community development. It is necessary for community leadership, both official and unofficial, to undertake the training required to build capacity and help pursue strategies that put people and places first.
12 a.m.
The Fall 2021 2.0 Ball State Writing Challenge registration opens for faculty, staff, administrators and graduate students.
6 p.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Understand more about your personality type and ways to engage in self-care.
7 p.m.
Our program offers a blend of in person classes and clinical immersion at a variety of both on-campus and off-campus clinical education sites. We have state of art athletic training labs and classrooms that are part of the $62.5 million Health Professions Building. Graduates of our program are eligible to sit for the Board of Certification exam for athletic training. Once passing this exam you will be eligible to work in a variety of settings including but not limited to: collegiate athletics, secondary schools, performing arts, military and public safety, or hospital clinics.
12 a.m.
The Fall 2021 2.0 Ball State Writing Challenge registration opens for faculty, staff, administrators and graduate students.
10 a.m.
Do you enjoy outdoor environments? Designing? Problem-solving? Thinking critically? Investing three exciting years in our nationally-ranked MLA program will prepare you for a vital, in-demand career planning and designing the landscapes in which we live, work, and play! Join the MLA program director for a virtual session about the LA profession, curriculum, costs, financial support, and application process. $60 application fee waived for attendees!
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
4 p.m.
For more than 30 years, Ball State's Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) has prepared students to solve communication and information challenges in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations using the latest technologies. Our graduates are in demand for professional positions leading to management in one of today's hottest industries. More than 90 percent of our students find jobs in the field—with starting salaries typically ranging from $55,000 to $80,000.
7 p.m.
For more than 30 years, Ball State's Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) has prepared students to solve communication and information challenges in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations using the latest technologies. Our graduates are in demand for professional positions leading to management in one of today's hottest industries. More than 90 percent of our students find jobs in the field—with starting salaries typically ranging from $55,000 to $80,000.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau. It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Pattern, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
12 p.m.
Join us for an interest session for Ball State’s Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (SAAHE) master’s program.  You will hear from the Program Director, meet faculty, and ask questions of current SAAHE students, and learn more about the application process.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
How would you describe a leader? Join this interactive workshop to learn about defining leadership, leadership styles, and how you can enhance your own leadership skills.
12 p.m.
Join us for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.  We will discuss program details, course structure and admission requirements. We have new GRE and GMAT waiver options, making the Ball State MBA even more accessible. By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee.  Once you have attended the session, you will receive more information about this offer.  
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau. It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Pattern, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
4 p.m.
If you aspire to earn a doctorate degree in psychology, enjoy conducting research, or are interested in being more competitive for entry into the workforce, one of our two-year master’s programs (Psychological Science or Clinical Psychology) at Ball State University might be the perfect match for you! Our programs’ mission is to prepare students for doctoral programs or employment in research and/or academic-related settings.
8 p.m.
Join us for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.  We will discuss program details, course structure and admission requirements. We also have new GRE and GMAT waiver options, making the Ball State MBA even more accessible. By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee.  Once you have attended the session, you will receive more information about this offer.  
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhen someone says “government data,” the agency that comes first to many minds is the Census Bureau. However, the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a prolific collector and disseminator of data too, offering a wealth of information and insight into employment and the economy in the U.S. Come to this workshop to learn how to gather data about employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, consumer expenditures, time use, and more using the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ online tools.
12 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.
11 a.m.
Join the College of Architecture and Planning for an information session, open house and trip to Indianapolis and find out more about the 2-year or 3- year M.Arch program. The Department of Architecture at Ball State University inspires students to engage the discipline of architecture with the grounding of a rigorous professional education and the confidence to innovate. We value the dialogue between critical thinking, designing, and making to advance the discourse in the profession. The faculty instill in students the power of doing and the importance of engagement in a rich variety of architectural practices.
1 p.m.
This online information session will help you explore if a PhD in Educational Psychology is right for you. You will get a chance to meet faculty, current students and alumni, see a virtual tour of the campus and department, and hear more about the application procedures, programmatic requirements and job prospects.
10 a.m.
The outside of Sursa Performance Hall at sunsetCome learn about composing, the art and skill of creating music. This event will be led by Ball State composition faculty with opportunities to meet current composition students. Event is free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Indiana Local Government Finance Part 1 is the first of two sequential trainings covering the mechanics of Indiana local government taxes and spending and how it relates to community economic development.
All Day Event
Indiana Local Government Finance Part 1 is the first of two sequential trainings covering the mechanics of Indiana local government taxes and spending and how it relates to community economic development.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Attend this highly interactive workshop to demystify networking. You will learn about resources to assist you with networking as well as practice skills for engaging with your network.
7 p.m.
Register to attend a webinar about Ball State's online graduate programs, including: - Master's in Curriculum and Educational Technology- Graduate Certificate in Computer Education- Graduate Certificate in Curriculum Development and Leadership- Graduate Certificate in Virtual and Distance Education Teaching
5 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem. Registration is required to attend, and space is limited. Register now to secure your spot.
7 p.m.
Attend a live webinar to learn more about the master's in applied behavioral analysis (ABA) and special education.
3 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!
6:30 p.m.
Learn more about how you can make a difference in the public sector with a Masters in Public Administration from Ball State University. The program provides a theoretical understanding and practical awareness of public policy. Our graduates are equipped with the principles of management that enable them to successfully administer in the public sector.
10 a.m.
Imagine a cityscape that reflects a rich architectural past within a smart, sustainable future. Now, imagine you guided that effort—a balance of historic preservation and best practices. Our master of science in historic preservation (MSHP) fuses your passion for the past with innovative approaches.
10 a.m.
Join the College of Architecture and Planning on December 17, 2021 for a virtual information session and find out more about the 2-year or 3- year M.Arch program.
1 p.m.
Accelerated Masters Program (AMP) for Educational Psychology MS and Quantitative Psychology MS.This free online information session will explain how the Accelerated Masters Program works and discuss the Educational Psychology and Quantitative Psychology MS programs. You will learn what graduates of each of these programs end up doing and get information on how to apply to the program.
12 p.m.
oboist Sherry SylarJoin Ball State oboe professor Lisa Kozenko and guest artist Sherry Sylar for a day of learning and music making. Sherry Sylar is associate principal oboe of the New York Philharmonic and on faculties of the Manhattan School of Music and Mannes College in New York City. Event is free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
If you aspire to earn a doctorate degree in psychology, enjoy conducting research, or are interested in being more competitive for entry into the workforce, one of our two-year master’s programs (Psychological Science or Clinical Psychology) at Ball State University might be the perfect match for you! Our programs’ mission is to prepare students for doctoral programs or employment in research and/or academic-related settings.
12:30 p.m.
LEAP Indiana invites you to join the conversation about the innovative ideas and practices their members are using across the state.
2 p.m.
Life is messy. Solving complex problems is what social workers do best. If you are interested in a versatile career helping diverse people, organizations, and communities in innovative ways, join us and learn more about the exciting new Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at Ball State.
All Day Event
Registration closes today for the LEAP Indiana Spring Book Club. Over the months of January and February, Kevin Gannon’s newest book – Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto - will be discussed.
5:30 p.m.
Join us for an interest session for Ball State’s Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (SAAHE) master’s program.  You will hear from the Program Director, meet faculty, and ask questions of current SAAHE students, and learn more about the application process.
10 a.m.
Do you enjoy outdoor environments? Designing? Problem-solving? Thinking critically? Investing three exciting years in our nationally-ranked MLA program will prepare you for a vital, in-demand career planning and designing the landscapes in which we live, work, and play! Join the MLA program director for a virtual session about the LA profession, curriculum, costs, financial support, and application process. $60 application fee waived for attendees!
7 p.m.
Learn how Ball State University integrates an ACEND-approved dietetic internship with a MS in Nutrition and Dietetics (thesis and non-thesis options available) in a free information webinar. By attending, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State Graduate School application fee. Once you have participated in the webinar, you will receive more details on this exciting offer.
12 a.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.
1 p.m.
Do you wish to make an impact on a major city? In our program, you don’t just learn about urban design, you do urban design! A one-year Indy-based Master of Urban Design (MUD) degree from Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) provides the skills to be an interdisciplinary leader in the design of our cities.
12 p.m.
Join us for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.  We will discuss program details, course structure and admission requirements. We also have new GRE and GMAT waiver options, making the Ball State MBA even more accessible. By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee.  Once you have attended the session, you will receive more information about this offer.  
8 p.m.
Join us for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.  We will discuss program details, course structure and admission requirements. We also have new GRE and GMAT waiver options, making the Ball State MBA even more accessible. By attending this session, we will waive the cost of the $60 Ball State University Graduate School application fee.  Once you have attended the session, you will receive more information about this offer.  
11 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Join Pathways from 11:00-12:30 P.M. in Student Center Cardinal Hall A for the end of the semester celebration.
12 p.m.
Life is messy. Solving complex problems is what social workers do best. If you are interested in a versatile career helping diverse people, organizations, and communities in innovative ways, join us and learn more about the exciting new Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at Ball State.
1 p.m.
For more than 30 years, Ball State's Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) has prepared students to solve communication and information challenges in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations using the latest technologies. Our graduates are in demand for professional positions leading to management in one of today's hottest industries. More than 90 percent of our students find jobs in the field—with starting salaries typically ranging from $55,000 to $80,000.
7 p.m.
For more than 30 years, Ball State's Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) has prepared students to solve communication and information challenges in business, government, education, and nonprofit organizations using the latest technologies. Our graduates are in demand for professional positions leading to management in one of today's hottest industries. More than 90 percent of our students find jobs in the field—with starting salaries typically ranging from $55,000 to $80,000.
10 a.m.
Join the College of Architecture and Planning for a virtual information session and find out more about the 2-year or 3- year M.Arch program. The Department of Architecture at Ball State University inspires students to engage the discipline of architecture with the grounding of a rigorous professional education and the confidence to innovate. We value the dialogue between critical thinking, designing, and making to advance the discourse in the profession. The faculty instill in students the power of doing and the importance of engagement in a rich variety of architectural practices.
1 p.m.
Join us for an interest session for Ball State’s Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (SAAHE) master’s program.  You will hear from the Program Director, meet faculty, and ask questions of current SAAHE students, and learn more about the application process.
1 p.m.
This online information session will help you explore if a PhD in Educational Psychology is right for you. You will get a chance to meet faculty, current students and alumni, see a virtual tour of the campus and department, and hear more about the application procedures, programmatic requirements and job prospects.
2 p.m.
Life is messy. Solving complex problems is what social workers do best. If you are interested in a versatile career helping diverse people, organizations, and communities in innovative ways, join us and learn more about the exciting new Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at Ball State.
All Day Event
Indiana Local Government Finance Part 2 is the second of two sequential trainings covering the mechanics of Indiana local government taxes and spending and how it relates to community economic development.
1 p.m.
This guided tour, led by Erin Moore from the Office of Community Engagement, will showcase unique amenities and attractions on campus and downtown Muncie.
All Day Event
Indiana Local Government Finance Part 2 is the second of two sequential trainings covering the mechanics of Indiana local government taxes and spending and how it relates to community economic development.
2 p.m.
Join LEAP Indiana to discuss Kevin Gannon’s newest book – Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto.
2 p.m.
Join LEAP Indiana to discuss Kevin Gannon’s newest book – Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto.
2 p.m.
Join LEAP Indiana to discuss Kevin Gannon’s newest book – Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto.
All Day Event
Trombonist Christine Purdue JonesJoin Ball State trombone professor Chris Van Hof and guest artist Christine Purdue Jones of the United States Air Force Band (Washington, DC) for a day of learning and music making. Event is free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
Attend a live webinar to learn more about the online MAE in Elementary Education.
6 p.m.
Life is messy. Solving complex problems is what social workers do best. If you are interested in a versatile career helping diverse people, organizations, and communities in innovative ways, join us and learn more about the exciting new Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at Ball State.
2 p.m.
Join LEAP Indiana to discuss Kevin Gannon’s newest book – Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto.
9 a.m.
The BSU Assurance of Learning Day will focus on processes and data used to improve student learning and experiences at Ball State. The day will include a keynote speaker, panel discussions, and concurrent breakout sessions.
1 p.m.
This guided tour, led by Erin Moore from the Office of Community Engagement, will showcase unique amenities and attractions on campus and downtown Muncie.
1 p.m.
This guided tour, led by Erin Moore from the Office of Community Engagement, will showcase unique amenities and attractions on campus and downtown Muncie.