News Articles in May 2008

May 28, 2008
Ball State history professor Ron Morris is leading a student team to film a documentary about life in a historic Indiana community.
May 23, 2008
The Ball State Construction Management Advisory Board has established a $26,500 scholarship fund.
May 23, 2008
Ball State students won the best delegation award at the 16th annual Midwest Model European Union.
May 23, 2008
Family members of Helen Sornson have contributed more than $75,000 to a scholarship in her name.
May 22, 2008
Ball State's Department of Theatre and Dance will present "Nunsense" June 12-15 and June 18-21.
May 22, 2008
New study finds that more training and automated external defibrillators are needed at the nation's aquatic facilities.
May 22, 2008
The university's sustainability efforts are featured in a newly released book.
May 19, 2008
A new minor in process improvement will feature an immersive learning experience, thanks to a gift from a 1973 graduate.
May 12, 2008
Indiana Public Radio, NewsWatch and Ball Bearings recently won awards from the Indiana Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
May 12, 2008
The partnership between the university and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security will continue as new projects are assigned to Ball State in the coming years.
May 9, 2008
The Bowen Center for Public Affairs has been selected to conduct a thorough review of Indiana's voting system in an effort to improve the election process.
May 8, 2008
petersonpress1.jpgBart Peterson, one-time chief of staff to then-Indiana Gov. Evan Bayh and the first Democrat elected as mayor of Indianapolis in more than 25 years, will lead courses in metropolitan problems and community planning for Ball State, starting this fall.
May 8, 2008
English professors Andrew Scott and Victoria Barrett have launched an online literary magazine, Freight Stories, that features work from first-time and well-known writers.
May 8, 2008
Open enrollment for employee benefits will take place through May 30. Changes to plans will take effect July 1.
May 6, 2008
Organizers of Bike to Work day on May 16 encourage university employees to save money, help the environment and get fit during May's National Bike Month.
May 6, 2008
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is offering summer camp programs for advanced students in grades 3-12.
May 6, 2008
The campus community is invited to enjoy a picnic-style meal with live entertainment at the fourth annual Ball State Family Picnic July 10.
May 2, 2008
The Board of Trustees approved a proposed $290 million budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, including average salary increases of 4 percent for faculty, professional employees and staff. It also voted to establish a bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degree for students in the acting and musical theatre options of the major in theater program.
May 1, 2008
Eight faculty members were promoted from associate professor to professor, 26 were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor and 21 were granted tenure.
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