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.

Thursday, April 8, 2021
8:30 a.m.
Calendar: Graduate School
Yoga ClassJoin us for an online Yoga class for graduate students taught by Lo Wruble.
9 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities - StudioWhat is the most efficient way to organize and structure your course in Canvas? Join Instructional Consultant, Sue Husted as she shares with you 5 and 10-week templates for courses in Canvas.
11 a.m.
Darius NorwoodJoin the Entrepreneurship Center for the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series with Darius Norwood. He is a serial entrepreneur building an eco-system at the intersection of the entertainment and real estate industries with his company Norwood & Co. After founding the nationally recognized Coca-Cola-sponsored Music Festival, ChirpFest at Ball State University; Norwood gained his business intellect from his time specializing in business development managing $10M+ territories with multiple Fortune 500 companies. The lecture will be streamed live on the Entrepreneurship Center's Facebook page.
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.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopEver read an intriguing article and wanted to read more about the topic? Join the University Libraries to learn how to use citation chaining to find articles that cited and were cited by an article you have found. You’ll also learn how to use article metadata to find additional articles about the same subjects. Feel free to bring an article to work with!
5 p.m.
Attend a live webinar at 5 p.m. to learn about the master's degrees in adult and community education and executive development and public service
6 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Las Hermanas Iglesias.
6:30 p.m.
Undiscovered Worlds"Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun" explores a timeless question: "Do other planets like Earth exist?" Within the past 20 years, astronomers have discovered hundreds of planets orbiting other stars. Travel to distant stars and fly up to exotic planets and see them up close in the planetarium. Experience the science shifting our perspectives on humanity’s place in the cosmos. Registration is required to secure a seat. Masks are required. Physical distancing is set up.
7 p.m.
The Marilyn K. Cory Series brings celebrated authors and public intellectuals to campus throughout the year. Each year, a team of English faculty choose a theme and slate of speakers to bring to campus.