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 15, 2021
9:30 a.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Banking and Financial Institutions Panel Discussion. Opportunities available in banking; changing nature of the banking industry; commercial banking vs. investment banking. Technology and banking.
11 a.m.
Join the Entrepreneurship Center for the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series with Vineet Erasala, Manny Setegn, and Peeyush Shrivastava co-founders of Genetesis, Inc. Genetesis is a medical technology company that provides biomagnetic imaging solutions. The lecture will be streamed live on the Entrepreneurship Center's Facebook page.
1 p.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.
2 p.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Sales Management and Prospect Development Panel Discussion. Discuss the elements of a strong sales program. How are new prospects identified and cultivated? Technology and sales growth. Careers in sales and business development.
4 p.m.
Michelle Glowacki-Dudka Sabbatical LectureThe next event in the 2020-2021 Teachers College Dean's Lecture Series takes place on Thursday, April 15, from 4-5 p.m. with Dr. Michelle Glowacki-Dudka’s presentation: "Not Imposters: How Women Leaders Stay Whole in a Culture of Backlash, Patriarchy, and Oppression.”
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: Show Me DemocracyThe Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of the Provost are excited to present a screening of the 2017 film Show Me Democracy as part of Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This synchronous online film screening takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 via Zoom. Directed by Dan Parris, this film documents the experiences of 7 St. Louis-area college student activists as they participate in The Scholarship Foundation’s Education Policy Internship Program in the wake of the killing if Michael Brown Jr. by Ferguson, Missouri police and subsequent protests. The film examines these students’ participation in both political protest and political advocacy as means of engaging in democracy to combat systemic racism and anti-immigration policy. The film includes depictions of violence and R-rated language. Following the film will be a discussion at 7:10 p.m. facilitated by Dr. Ruby Cain (Associate Professor of Practice, Adult & Community Education), Dr. Rona Robinson-Hill (Assistant Professor of Biology), and Ball State University students.
6:30 p.m.
"SEEING!" Show Poster with person looking up“SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve. Registration is required to secure a seat. Masks are required. Physical distancing is set up.
7 p.m.
Ball State faculty members Angela Jackson Brown and Mark Neely will read from their new books.
7:30 p.m.
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe Student Composers' Forum features creative and innovative musical compositions written by Ball State undergraduate and graduate student composers. Free and open to the public.
11 p.m.
If you need financial aid to help pay for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The 2021–22 FAFSA form is currently available.