News Articles in June 2007

June 29, 2007
Ball State's Center for Media Design will in­­tegrate a new mobile application platform into its research on consumer use of mobile communication devices in areas such as mobile marketing, entertainment, content and information delivery, social networking and commerce.
June 29, 2007
Tex RitterFrom helmets to uniforms, Tex Ritter is the go-to guy for Ball State football players' equipment needs. Ritter recently won the 2007 Glenn Sharp Athletic Equipment Manager of the Year Award from the Athletic Equipment Managers Association.
June 29, 2007
Ron McVeyA longtime Ball State graphic designer won a national award of excellence for his work on the 2007 President's Report.
June 29, 2007
The Innovation Connector, a business incubator developed by Ball State, Cardinal Health System and the city of Muncie, is moving to a downtown office space.
June 26, 2007
Jim ShaskyJames Shasky, a recently retired instructor of telecommunications, will receive a lifetime achievement award this fall from the regional chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
June 26, 2007
Indian and Eagle"Nostalgia for an American West" reflects an era of emerging cultural dialogue between American Indians and white settlers.
June 25, 2007
idhsHoosiers are urged to prepare for major disasters through a series of public service announcements produced by Ball State students.
June 21, 2007
Lucinda WoodwardWhether a new type of interpersonal therapy can help former child soldiers in Ghana battle post-traumatic stress disorder is the subject of new research by Ball State professor Lucinda Woodward.
June 21, 2007
Chinese grantA $378,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education has been awarded to the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities for development of distance education modules to help more students speak and write Mandarin Chinese.
June 15, 2007
Joseph McKinneyBall State professor and Department of Educational Leadership chair Joe McKinney will head to the nation's capital this month to speak at the "Prevention Not Punishment" conference June 25-26 at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C.
June 15, 2007
For the fifth consecutive year, every Ball State student taking the National Apartment Leasing Professional exam passed. Similarly, for three semesters in a row, all students taking the Certified Apartment Manager exam passed.
June 14, 2007
Marilyn BuckProvost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Terry King taps Marilyn Buck, associate dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Technology, to become associate provost and dean of University College.
June 14, 2007
Opening DoorsBall State associate professor Mary Theresa Seig was part of a Conner Prairie team that won a silver Muse Award May 13 from the American Association of Museums' Media and Technology Standing Professional Committee.
June 13, 2007
The Jim and Linda Needham Telecommunications Scholarship established to encourage student achievement.
June 11, 2007
Ball State has surpassed its goal for Phase II of the Lilly Endowment's Initiative to Strengthen Philanthropy for Higher Education, creating $1.6 million for new scholarships.
June 8, 2007
Jack Bruner, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Caremark, has donated more than $24,000 to the University Scholars program to help recruit outstanding students.
June 8, 2007
A Ball State alumna's gift will be used to fund scholarships for students studying art.
June 8, 2007
The $50,000 gift from CTS Corporation will help juniors and seniors majoring in business administration.
June 8, 2007
The Emma Whitlock Garnett Scholarship will benefit women majoring in math education.
June 8, 2007
SchoolBall State has approved two new public charter schools to open in the fall of 2008: Anderson Preparatory Academy in the Anderson area and Dr. Robert H. Faulkner Academy in Marion.
June 8, 2007
A $50,000 gift from the estate of a longtime Ball State professor will benefit students majoring in English.
June 8, 2007
A $75,000 gift from the estate of a longtime Muncie teacher will benefit students majoring in elementary education.
June 8, 2007
The $50,000 scholarship will benefit full-time African-American students from Indiana.
June 7, 2007
Vasquez de VelascoGuillermo Vasquez de Velasco has accepted appointment as dean of the College of Architecture and Planning.
June 4, 2007
Students from Ball State University's Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts and Animation have created a music video for Ki:Theory, the artist's first professionally produced video for broadcast on popular music television venues.
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