News Articles in October 2008

October 31, 2008
Ball State's nationally affiliated student-run public relations firm Cardinal Communications received the 2008 Dr. F.H. Teahan National Chapter Award for Outstanding Firm at the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) International Conference.
October 31, 2008
The Center for Business and Economic Research was recently lauded by a national business group for its electronic report package.
October 31, 2008
The School of Nursing now offers doctoral degree completely online.
October 29, 2008
Humorous webisode series showcases student talent as artists, technicians and leaders in emerging media.
October 29, 2008
Ten Ball State University alumni received achievement awards at the fifth annual Alumni Awards Dinner, presented by the Miller College of Business.
October 24, 2008
Ball State's Rinker Center for International Programs is sponsoring Islamic Awareness Week, Oct. 27-31.
October 24, 2008
Ball State's Center for Middletown Studies will present a talk at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Kennedy branch of the Muncie Public Library.
October 23, 2008
Faculty and staff will receive increased storage capacity in their e-mail mailboxes as students move their Ball State e-mail accounts to outside host systems.
October 23, 2008
A three-judge panel from the Indiana Court of Appeals will hear a case from Marion County Superior Court on Oct. 28 at Ball State University. The hearing, free and open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. in Pruis Hall.
October 23, 2008
A new report from the Bureau of Business Research finds that including college students misrepresents underlying community poverty levels in Indiana's college towns.
October 23, 2008
Facebook and MySpace are popular social networking sites, but young adults pay more attention to e-mail and direct mail when it comes to making their shopping decisions.
October 22, 2008
Three of the nation's rising entrepreneurs will be honored Nov. 1 during the annual Ascent Awards program sponsored by Ball State's Entrepreneurship Center.
October 22, 2008
Seventy-four years after graduating from Ball State, a former Anderson couple continues to support the university with a $1.6 million gift.
October 17, 2008
techUtouchscreen.JPGBall State's efforts in becoming a national leader and innovator in technology and emerging media will be on display at Tech4U on Oct. 23 in Bracken Library.
October 17, 2008
kiwi195.JPGBall State has again found a spot on the list of the nation's top 75 green universities as outlined in Kiwi magazine's "Green College Report." This year is the second year in a row the university has been recognized by the parenting publication.
October 15, 2008
Aaron Betsky, Cincinnati Art Museum director, will present the Petty Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Ball State University Museum of Art.
October 15, 2008
simman195.JPGBy identifying growth areas and nimbly adapting to industries' needs, the College of Applied Sciences and Technology has quietly grown to Ball State's second-largest college.
October 15, 2008
wiblemug.JPGMilestones in Darrell Wible's career
October 15, 2008
A retired Purdue University botanist recently donated his collection of orchids to the Wheeler Orchid Collection and Species Bank.
October 14, 2008
A Ball State student's proposal to track the number of people looking at information on digital screens continues a three-year string of top honors at a business competition in Ireland.
October 14, 2008
The next phase of testing WiMAX, a telecommunications technology that provides for the wireless transmission of data, is under way with Ball State researchers analyzing its mobile capabilities.
October 13, 2008
Six women will receive the 2008 Indiana Women of Achievement Awards presented by the Task Force on the Status of Women from Ball State University's College of Sciences and Humanities.
October 9, 2008
Ball State’s student sales team earned second place in a national competition.
October 9, 2008
Ball State’s Family Weekend begins Oct. 24 and offers events and activities for everyone.
October 9, 2008
Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning will host an international conference focused on the education of architects, Oct. 20–22.
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