Ball State Research, Fall 2014

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The efforts featured in this issue are wide-ranging, affecting research and creativity in aquatic ecology, dance, autism education, glass art, nature play structures, and genetics.

Learn how our Researcher of the Year is discovering the ways pharmaceuticals and personal care products that end up in local water systems affect aquatic organisms. Discover the way a biology professor is using yeast to learn how to enhance protein destruction that can reduce cholesterol.

See how a dance professor received our Creative Endeavor Award for her innovative approach to choreography and dance as a marketable product. Explore the way one art professor is using glass to create opportunities for the arts to change the cultural landscape in Indiana.

Follow the journey of the director of Ball State’s new Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, and learn how the training and research she oversees is changing and improving treatment methods in applied behavioral analysis. Realize the value of unstructured outdoor play for preschool students thanks to the work of an architecture professor to develop a natural learning environment for Head Start of Muncie.

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