News Articles in September 2007

September 28, 2007
Shafer Foundation's $1 million gift helps immersive learning efforts.
September 28, 2007
Jill BurlesonBall State's own Jill Burleson is set to sing the national anthem during the Colts Oct. 7 game.
September 28, 2007
Microsoft supports Ball State's efforts to create its own emergency text messaging service, which costs less than $10,000, will extend beyond the campus and is faster than systems costing 10 times more.
September 27, 2007
O~~~Neal SmithermanO'Neal Smitherman, vice president for information technology, has taken a leadership position with Hudson Alpha Institute of Biotechnology. Phil Repp, associate vice president of information technology, to assume duties on an interim basis.
September 27, 2007
Ball State's Mitchell Place Studio to reopen Oct. 3
September 26, 2007
India delegates at Ball State UniversityPresident Jo Ann M. Gora and Kalasalingam University officials signed the exchange agreement Sept. 24.
September 26, 2007
Ball State University Homecoming 2006Ball State will celebrate 81 years of homecoming tradition with alumni, students and the Muncie community. Events include the popular bed races, a parade, bonfire, music and fireworks.
September 26, 2007
Ball State University student Ben PoorBall State junior Ben Poor walked from Indiana to New Orleans and raised more than $11,000 for Emergency Communities, a nonprofit organization that provides community-based disaster relief for Hurricane Katrina victims.
September 26, 2007
Ball State's dining services won third place in the Most Innovative Nutrition Program Contest, sponsored by the National Association of College and University Food Services.
September 26, 2007
The sixth annual ArtsWalk begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 4, and event organizers hope that it will connect the university to the community.
September 25, 2007
Ball Bearings won first place in the online category for the 2007 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Student Magazine Contest.
September 24, 2007
The university's new Web site will be attractive, engaging and easier to navigate. But, the beauty of the changes is more than skin deep.
September 21, 2007
Charles PayneBall State and one of its professors have been honored for diversity by a national organization dedicated to minority recruitment and retention.
September 20, 2007
David Taylor, assistant director of the Multicultural Center, received the Governor's Award for Tomorrow's Leaders, a prestigious honor recognizing outstanding young leaders from across Indiana.
September 20, 2007
A Florida couple bequeathed nearly $230,000 to the Miller College of Business.
September 20, 2007
THe Wild Party"The Wild Party," a tragedy set in the world of 1920s jazz, will open Sept. 27 at Ball State's University Theatre.
September 20, 2007
A new study of teenage media consumption has been released by the Center for Media Design. The observational method used in this study was adapted from the cutting-edge Middletown Media Studies, which tracked media consumption and concurrent media exposure among adults.
September 20, 2007
Arthur LevineArthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Foundation, will discuss "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers and School Leaders" on Sept. 25.
September 19, 2007
Ball State student nominations resulted in assistant professor Hans Kellogg receiving the Educator of the Year Award from the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation.
September 19, 2007
James McBrideJames McBride, the author of the Freshman Connections Common Reader, "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother," will speak At Ball State.
September 14, 2007
Fortune Small Business magazine recently listed Ball State's entrepreneurship program as one of the top 25 programs for undergraduates in the nation.
September 14, 2007
Ball State amasses more awards for its nationally recognized immersive education program in media. A student-run television magazine program and music from a student film win regional Emmys.
September 14, 2007
David Letterman discusses his reaction to the David Letterman Communication and Media Building dedication and praises Ball State on Oprah Winfrey's show
September 14, 2007
Ball State's Career Center expects more employers, graduate schools and other organizations at this year's Fall Career Fair than in years past.
September 14, 2007
Ball State's Department of Art will host classes for children in first through eighth grades.
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