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.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
10 a.m.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs invites you to attend Celebrate Teaching: Honoring Our Creative Teaching Grant and Lawhead Award Winners showcasing the previous year’s winners for Ball State’s Creative Teaching Grant and the Lawhead Teaching Award in General Education. As a 2020 Creative Teaching Grant recipient, Dr. Emily Rutter will present on "Antiracism and Intersectionality in the Classroom and Beyond."
10:30 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarDuring this 90-minute session, ‘Open Educational Resources Benefits, Challenges, and Strategies for Implementation,’ we will learn the pros and cons of using Open Educational Resources, both from the student and faculty perspective.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopDo you need to find recordings or notated music for performance or research? Amy Edmonds, Music and Media Librarian, will show you the most reliable resources, including free and subscription resources to help you be successful in your music studies. Topics will also include how to use OneSearch for online music resources, how to make a playlist using Naxos Music Library, free sources of public domain and Creative Commons notated music, and how to cite these items using Chicago Manual of Style or other style manuals.
5 p.m.
Join us as Dr. Hollis Phelps (Mercer University) discusses our current "psychedelic renaissance" and how we should understand the relationship between mind-altering substances, indigenous religious practices, and contemporary "spiritual but not religious" identities.
5 p.m.
Jazz musicians on stage performingThis concert features student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Program to include music by Joshua Redman, MF Doom, MacDonald/Hanley, Roy Hargrove (arr. Ben Davis), Cedar Walton, and Alec Kosla. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
a clarinetist performingThe Campus Band features students from across campus and all majors performing under the direction of graduate student conductors.​ Program to include works by Brian Balmages, David R. Gillingham, Hugh M. Stuart, Frank Ticheli, and John Philip Sousa. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7 p.m.
Virtual Tuesday Trivia NightJoin us for virtual trivia! You will answer questions based on the University’s history, as well as fun facts about sports, current events, pop culture, and maybe even some Harry Potter or Marvel trivia! Every night will have different categories. This will be a great way to meet new people, learn about business student organizations, and win prizes!
7:30 p.m.
A violist performingThis recital features student string chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Program to include works by F. Joseph Haydn, W.A. Mozart, Jessie Montgomery, Felix Mendelssohn, and Maurice Ravel. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
two hornists performingThe Wind Symphony performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire under the direction of Caroline Hand. Program to include works by Charles Carter, Roger Zare, James David, Jessica DiMari, John Mackey, and Kevin Day. Tickets for limited in-person attendance are now available through the Emens Auditorium box office. This concert will also be livestreamed.