News Articles in February 2008

February 29, 2008
"Into the Woods," the ultimate fairy tale of need, drama and desire, comes to Ball State's University Theatre March 27-30 and April 2-5.
February 27, 2008
Ball State's Employee QuickClinic is offering information and screenings during its diabetes fair for employees and spouses who have diabetes.
February 27, 2008
Student Voluntary Services will sponsor a Dr. Seuss-themed program to promote children's literacy on March 1.
February 27, 2008
William Yarber, a senior research fellow at The Kinsey Institute will deliver the annual Dr. John P. McGovern Lecture at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Ball State University Alumni Center.
February 27, 2008
Ball State, Medical Animatics and Community Health test education and informed consent through interactive program.
February 27, 2008
Ball State University's public relations program profile is now a part of PR News Online, offering prospective students a tool to compare programs.
February 27, 2008
Vince Filak, an assistant professor of journalism, is featured in a chapter of the book "It Doesn't End With Us: The Story of the Daily Cardinal." During his undergraduate years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Filak helped the 115-year-old newspaper avoid a shutdown.
February 27, 2008
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is relying on top public relations students at Ball State to develop its crisis communications.
February 26, 2008
Ball State's Digital Policy Institute (DPI) reports that Indiana is prospering 18 months after the intrastate telecommunications industry was deregulated. In a new white paper, DPI finds that $516 million has been invested in capital improvements and more than 2,200 jobs were created in the last 18 months.
February 26, 2008
J-Ideas, a national First Amendment institute housed in the Ball State University journalism department, is hosting "Scholastic Partnership for the First Amendment," a seminar to take place Feb. 26 at the Freedom Museum in Chicago.
February 26, 2008
Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership honor society, is looking to induct students, staff and faculty for spring 2008.
February 25, 2008
A lightpainting by Stephen KnappUniversity's example of new art form is featured on flagship PBS television station.
February 25, 2008
Ball State's Center for Media Design will conduct a comprehensive national study examining how individuals consume video media.
February 22, 2008
Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, dean of the College of Architecture and Planning, strengthened relationships with key universities during a trade mission to Mexico with Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and other Indiana leaders.
February 22, 2008
Kodak donates its Darwin VI publishing software to Ball State, with a total value of $300,000.
February 21, 2008
The School of Nursing has partnered with Miller's Health Systems Inc. to help train more registered nurses.
February 21, 2008
Chosen for its innovative integration of virtual worlds into teaching and learning, Ball State will expand new media arts.
February 21, 2008
More than 50,000 schoolchildren will get the chance to follow gray whales during their annual migration from the cold Alaskan waters down to the warm waters near Mexico. Students will take this virtual trip from the comfort of their own classroom through Ball State's Electronic Field Trip (EFT) program.
February 19, 2008
The 18th annual Burkhardt lecture will feature Andrew W. Mellon professor in the humanities David Bell, from Johns Hopkins University.
February 19, 2008
The Office of Student Life presents the 2008 Spring Week of Action, Feb. 19-27, which will provide students opportunities to help their communities.
February 19, 2008
Ball State's Planetarium features "The Planets: A Voyage Across Our Solar System," starting Feb. 22.
February 19, 2008
The third annual Native American film series begins Feb. 19 and includes three documentaries and a feature film.
February 15, 2008
In the midst of the most contested presidential election campaign in decades, National Public Radio correspondent and Fox News political analyst Juan Williams will discuss "American Leadership: Stories of Inspiration and Power Behind Proven Leaders" during a Feb. 25 appearance in Pruis Hall.
February 15, 2008
NIU RibbonI'm sure that all of you have been following the tragic news emanating from Northern Illinois University.
February 13, 2008
Grove LakeBall State students wrote, acted in and produced the film "Grove Lake," which premieres at IMAX on March 22.
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