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August 24, 2015
Ball State University's newly renovated Botsford/Swinford Halls in Johnson Complex opened this fall, housing about 600 students in Ball State's Emerging Media and Communications Living-Learning Communities. The six-story, $35.7-million structure is home to the latest in sustainable design features catering to today's eco-conscious millennials.
August 24, 2015
Is it an apartment complex or an apartment community? Study promotes proper word choice to improve the public’s perception of apartment life.
August 21, 2015
Landscape architecture students and the Indianapolis parks department create an urban farm that fills a neighborhood’s need for fresh produce, education, and a sense of community.
August 21, 2015
Longtime exercise science professor Lenny Kaminsky received Ball State’s Outstanding Faculty Award during the Fall Opening Convocation. The award honors excellence in teaching, research or creative endeavors, and service by a faculty member who has worked for the university for more than five years.
August 21, 2015
With deep admiration and appreciation, and a call to faculty and staff to continue raising the bar on scholarship and mentoring, President Paul W. Ferguson opened the new academic year with the annual fall convocation.
August 19, 2015
The Ball State arboretum became nationally accredited, joining an elite field across the U.S.
August 18, 2015
Ball State University receives more than half a million dollars in restitution from the sale of convicted criminal’s assets.
July 28, 2015
This month a group of 24 students from across Iraq have converged on Ball State’s campus as part of an educational exchange program hosted by the university’s Center for International Development (CID).
July 24, 2015
Medieval jousting, farming and fried foods will be the focus of student reports from the Indiana State Fair.
July 24, 2015
World class sprinter Colin Jackson (left) prepares for the filming of a British Broadcasting Company (BBC) documentary with Scott Trappe, HPL director.A study found that a former world champion sprinter has a high abundance of the rare and powerful super fast-twitch muscle fibers.
July 23, 2015
Junhong Xu uses Explore Beech Grove CemeteryBall State students have created a website that allows visitors to Beech Grove Cemetery to take a walking tour to explore and learn about the historical figures buried at the site.
July 20, 2015
Ball State’s Lee Florea will embark on a trip of a lifetime—collecting data from inside an ice cave within a glacier atop Mount Rainier. The assistant professor of geology, other researchers and cavers will examine the effect of global climate change and how life can thrive in extreme conditions, including on other planets.
July 17, 2015
Trustees approve a new $62.5 million health professions building project and issuance of a bond for funding its construction.
July 16, 2015
Ball State University faculty members received a National Endowment for the Arts grant and partnered with the Muncie Public Library and Muncie Action Plan to coordinate The Big Read, a community-wide reading of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451."
July 16, 2015
Two of Ball State’s mobile apps were recently honored for their innovative designs.Two of Ball State’s mobile apps were recently honored for their innovative designs. Achievements rewards Pell Grant recipients for using programs and services to keep them on track to earning a bachelor’s degree in four years. Users of The Traveler can chronicle their experiences as they visit other locales.
July 15, 2015
Ball State leads the state in improvement of on-time graduation rates, says ICHE report.
July 1, 2015
Recent Ball State graduate Adam Marchand won third place in the 2015 International Trumpet Guild Jazz Improvisation Competition. Marchand was one of three musicians from around the world selected for the final round of the competition.
June 26, 2015
Indiana Academy English teacher David Haynes earns a Lilly Endowment grant to fund short thriller film he co-wrote and is producing.
June 25, 2015
Ball State Foundation explores divestment strategy, balancing investment responsibilities with ongoing sustainability efforts.
June 22, 2015
Ball State student Sarah Ashcraft won a national scholarship created by journalist Katie Couric. The psychology major is using her award to pursue her dream of helping others.
June 19, 2015
June 18, 2015
Ball State alumni Jules and Terry Mominee run Mominee Studios Inc., a business that designs and restores stained glass in historic buildings.
June 15, 2015
High school music students and high school and middle school music educators will flock to Ball State again this summer. The university will host the annual Music for All Symposium from June 20-27. High school music students and high school and middle school music educators will flock to Ball State again this summer. The university will host the annual Music for All Symposium from June 20-27.
June 11, 2015
Indiana has earned good grades in the latest Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card issued by Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research.
June 11, 2015
Turner Classic Movies and Ball State have teamed up to offer an online film noir course highlighting 100 features. The class introduces video annotation technology that allows students to discuss scenes in real time, anywhere in the world.
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