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February 24, 2015
Alumna Kimberly Howe-Ferguson, ’07Alumna Kimberly Howe-Ferguson, ’07, saw young people leaving the ‘system’ with few job or life skills. So she decided to change that.
February 23, 2015
The Ball State Dance Marathon raised a record $502,103.
February 23, 2015
Researcher Scott Hall has found that many young adults firmly believe in marriage.
February 17, 2015
Ball State English professor Mark Neely was one of 36 people chosen from more than 1,600 applicants for a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
February 17, 2015
Indiana could improve its economy by attracting new businesses and households through policies to enhance its regional communities.
February 10, 2015
Allen G. Williams has been named the new associate director of public safety and assistant chief of police for the Ball State University Police Department, effective March 2. Williams replaces James Duckham, who was promoted to UPD chief of police in January.
February 10, 2015
The Infinite Museum app allows users to engage with works at Ball State's David Owsley Museum of Art in new ways through use of 1,500 instructive prompts. The calls to action range from light-hearted to introspective and incorporate every part of the museum, including the four new galleries added in 2013.
February 6, 2015
Ball State’s Board of Trustees unanimously support President Paul W. Ferguson’s focused strategic plan for the university’s future.
February 6, 2015
State of the UniversityPresident Ferguson envisions Ball State as the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders.
February 5, 2015
BenedictAmerican Institute of Architects names Ball State alumnus Zachary Benedict one of the country’s 14 best young architects for 2015.
February 4, 2015
Laverne Cox, Rainn Wilson to speak at Ball State Two rising members of television and movie entertainment will visit Ball State as part of Excellence in Leadership series.
February 3, 2015
Bernard Hannon, associate vice president for business affairs at Ball State since 2010, has been named the university’s new VP for business affairs.
January 29, 2015
A policy brief from Center for Business and Economic Research is recommending the Indiana legislature pay closer attention to tax increment financing, often called TIF.
January 29, 2015
YountsvilleBall State students have created a new museum exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County in Crawfordsville to illustrate the textile industry in Yountsville.
January 23, 2015
'A Raisin in the Sun' family“A Raisin in the Sun,” a bold play that provides an original take on racial and economical issues, will be performed at Ball State University Feb. 6-8 and 10-14 in University Theatre.
January 22, 2015
January 16, 2015
Derek JohnsonDerek Johnson, an assistant professor of music theory and composition, will perform in Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Series as part of "Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation and Performance," a tribute to two of the country's greatest living composers.
January 15, 2015
The MLK Speaker series featuring Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, set for January 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Pruis Hall has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.
January 8, 2015
Mark Sandy, director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named Ball State’s new athletic director.
January 7, 2015
Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson will introduce the university’s new director of intercollegiate athletics at a news conference Thursday, Jan. 8.
January 7, 2015
BerlingerEducation expert David Berliner, co-author of books including “50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools,” will speak at Ball State in February.
January 7, 2015
Kathryn Kennison, director of Ball State University’s E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center and co-founder of the Magna cum Murder weekend for crime writing authors, fans and students, was named a 2015 Raven Award winner by the Mystery Writers of America.
January 7, 2015
Carnegie Foundation sealBall State has earned Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university is one of 361 institutions nationwide to earn the classification, which recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an institution-wide commitment to public service, civic involvement and community partnerships.
January 5, 2015
To help relay official information about potential weather-related campus closures and other significant schedule changes, Ball State has developed a website to complement other communication means.
January 5, 2015
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence reappoints Rick Hall and R. Wayne Estopinal to four-year terms as Ball State University trustees.
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