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Watch Homecoming 2015 highlights

Highlights from Homecoming 2015

Bed races, Air Jam, and other favorites returned to campus. Catch up on the fun from the week.

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NEH lists two Ball State projects among 'the best'

The National Endowment for the Humanities names What Middletown Read and The Real Buffalo Bill among the top 50 projects to receive its grants.

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Carolyn Dowling in Antarctica

Professor studies climate change in Antarctica's sediment

Geologist missed colors and sounds of everyday life during 90-day stay.

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Our top-ranked academic programs make us one of the best in the Midwest. Our research helps shape the world around us. And our passionate and nurturing faculty steer this every step of the way.

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It’s college. You have a whole new world to explore, where social, cultural, and other recreational opportunities abound. And our residence halls will place you in the heart of all this while offering an incredible value.

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