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January 29, 2016
Why did he receive the honor? He student teaches in the Navajo Nation. He volunteers. He’s president of a student organization. And that only scrapes the surface of his commitment.
January 29, 2016
The new Ball State College of Health will offer degrees in counseling psychology, health science, kinesiology, nutrition/dietetics, nursing, speech pathology and audiology, and social work.
January 28, 2016
Diversity activist and co-star of “Breaking Bad” RJ Mitte and entrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila C. Johnson are among the speakers at Ball State this spring.
January 28, 2016
Ball State students collect bottled water to send to Flint, Michigan, where thousands of residents have been exposed to lead contamination.
January 21, 2016
A new study by the Center for Economic and Business Research finds jobs are following employees to communities, a major change from several decades ago.
January 20, 2016
Research finds that adding a park or playground to a neighborhood reaps immediate health benefits for children and might provide long-term savings on health care.
January 19, 2016
A recent study finds that high schools around the country are taking measures to reduce violence but arming personnel is not one of them.
January 11, 2016
The assistant professor of communication studies once would have only graded her teaching with a "C." Today, she's considered one of Ball State's best.
January 11, 2016
Former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous will speak at Ball State about “The Forgotten Origins and Consequences of Race in America” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. His speech in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day is one of the events during the university’s Unity Week, Jan. 18-23.
January 7, 2016
Landscape architecture students from Ball State have created an improvement plan for Muncie’s Whitely neighborhood, based in part on GIS data they gathered. The information also benefits ScoutMuncie, the city’s most comprehensive architectural survey in 30 years.
December 29, 2015
A playscape for Muncie Head Start adds learning to outdoor play—with help from College of Architecture and Planning students and the community.
December 18, 2015
Beneficence imageTrustees note high ratings by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, reflecting a solid financial outlook for the university.
December 17, 2015
New Ball State Commencement app links students and guests to important information about the ceremony.
December 14, 2015
Animation professor John Ludwick spent years working on his short film, “Claire & the Keys.” Now the film is receiving praise and accolades at festivals worldwide.
December 7, 2015
A report from the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) forecasts the state and national economies will grow about 2 percent in 2016, an indication that sluggish GDP rates are the new normal.
December 3, 2015
Fall Commencement imageJohn Seffrin, a Ball State graduate who recently retired as CEO of the American Cancer Society, will be the main speaker for December Commencement.
December 2, 2015
Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch, a Polish glass artist, is spending the 2015-16 academic year teaching cold-working techniques to Ball State students, some of whom will travel to her native country for a series of workshops and educational field trips in May.
December 2, 2015
My Voice lets students recommend ways to improve Ball State. Voting runs through Dec. 11 to select ideas, which a student team will research then proposed to administrators.
December 1, 2015
Best of Ball State Dance Theatre: Past and PresentCome and see Ball State University's dance concert, “Best of Ball State Dance Theatre: Past and Present,” at University Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-12, with a matinee at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 13.
November 30, 2015
David Letterman imageBall State alumnus David Letterman gives collection of memorabilia from his 33-year TV career to Ball State University.
November 24, 2015
Ball State history professor Ken Hall will return to Cambodia to fill the gaps in knowledge of the Khmer Empire of Angkor, which existed from the ninth to the 15th centuries.
November 17, 2015
Robert Berrington, a Ball State physics and astronomy professor, attended the Oct. 11 dedication ceremony for the La Palma telescope along with other members of SARA, a group of 13 institutions that operates three telescopes across the globe.Faculty and students now have remote access to a telescope located off the coast of northern Africa.
November 17, 2015
Retired telecommunications professor Steve Bell reflects on a career that included covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy, working as a war correspondent in Vietnam and Cambodia, and being on the ground floor of "Good Morning America."
November 11, 2015
David Letterman returns to his alma mater Nov. 30 to host a discussion with filmmakers Spike Jonze and Bennett Miller.
November 4, 2015
As a Fulbright Scholar, Ball State Professor Nihal Perera will research and teach urban planning in Myanmar.
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