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Ball State vs. Central Michigan football gameCome cheer for the Ball State Cardinals as they face off against Central Michigan at Scheumann Stadium.
9 a.m.
A piano sitting on the Sursa Performance Hall stageHigh School concert choirs from around the region gather in beautiful Sursa Performance Hall to share choral music with each other and to receive ideas and coaching from Ball State's choral faculty. Each ensemble will perform and then work with faculty conductors on stage. Free and open to the public.
1 p.m.
Calendar: Athletics
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving vs. Grand Valley State
1:30 p.m.
Explore the museum in a fun and festive atmosphere.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-led tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
5:30 p.m.
A vocal soloist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Kathleen Maurer, associate professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
James is currently a composition student of Amelia Kaplan, associate professor of music composition. The program will consist entirely of works composed by James while a student. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Dawn of the Space AgeFrom the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.
7 p.m.
Calendar: Athletics
Women's Volleyball vs. Central Michigan
7:30 p.m.
Selected works from dance majors highlighting the best in original dances that vary in style and form.
7:30 p.m.
A Little Night MusicWhen all the players agree to spend a weekend in the country at Desirée’s mother’s estate, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises.
7:30 p.m.
Emma is a voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of music performance (voice). Program to include music by Clara Schumann, Giacomo Puccini, Gabriel Fauré, Antonio Vivaldi, Dominick Argento, and Jody Nagel. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Dawn of the Space AgeFrom the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of Man’s first steps into space. Who were these Men and Women that took part in these death defying endeavors? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore, in Dawn of the Space Age.
3 p.m.
Cyrus is a flute student of Mihoko Watanabe, professor of flute. Program to include works by J. S. Bach, Shulamit Ran, Jules Mouquet, Madeleine Dring, and Sergei Prokofiev. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Girl playing a violinThe Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana are comprised of pre-college musicians participating in ensembles coached by Ball State faculty and students. Their Fall Concert will also feature a silent auction with many items from Muncie and beyond. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
A hornist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Gene Berger, associate professor of music performance (horn). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Po-chen is a cello student of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Program to include works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Dmitri Shostakovich. Free and open to the public.
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.
5:30 p.m.
A cellist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in the second 8 week part of Term 22.
All Day Event
Adobe Discovery Days logoBall State faculty are invited to attend a workshop on utilizing Adobe tools tailored to your area of study. Check out the schedule to see when your college will meet.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn the basics of Wix, a free tool for creating websites. You’ll get an overview of the tools available in Wix that can help you create an effective online portfolio for your future endeavors.
2 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in clinical psychology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
3 p.m.
The first human library event was held in Denmark nearly 20 years ago, and since then the concept has spread and grown across the world! Minnetrista recently hosted one of these events; Peg Lewis will tell us how it went, and how borrowing a "book" at the Human Library can help nurture understanding and fight misconceptions that keep our communities apart.
3 p.m.
Sunset Meditation PremiereCome and enjoy the premiere of the program on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. in the Brown Planetarium. During the program, you will enjoy a unique guided meditation experience. View an amazing sunset as you travel from the Grand Canyon to the North Pole. Then relax under a simulated night sky filled with stars and glimpses of the Northern Lights. Help us celebrate in the planetarium lobby with light refreshments after the program.
5 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 organization culture based on feedback from employers.
5:30 p.m.
Alex is a trumpet student of Mark Buselli, professor of music performance (jazz studies). Program to consist of original works by Alex performed with his jazz combo. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Adobe Discovery Days logoBall State faculty are invited to attend a workshop on utilizing Adobe tools tailored to your area of study. Check out the schedule to see when your college will meet.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in the third 5 week part of Term 33.
10 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Working with others is a part of everyone’s job on some level, and sometimes it can be difficult. Working with people from different generations can be one of the trickiest parts of working with others, but it doesn’t have to be. This workshop will help participants understand what makes a generation different than another. By the end of this presentation we hope that you have an understanding and appreciation for all generations represented in your office space.
11 a.m.
Calendar: Working Well
11:30 a.m.
Calendar: Athletics
Women's Basketball vs. Xavier University
12 p.m.
Join us for the next Material Talks @ Lunch sponsored by the Architecture Library. Practitioner and educator Tony Costello (FAIA) will present his work on improving methods of reinforced concrete construction in Haiti to better resist the damaging effects of earthquakes. Tony will describe issues considered during the design and construction phases of building an orphanage complex residence, library, and medical clinic. Photo: Anthony Costello (center) with alumnus and founder of OLPH Orphanage, Fr. André Sylvestre, MA'99.
12 p.m.
Presentation on JAPAN – Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm - Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Presenter: Oshiro Daisuke – Welcome to Culture Exchange day as the Rinker Center for International Programs introduces JAPAN!
2 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in clinical psychology is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.