News Articles in September 2008

September 26, 2008
Donation from the estate of Cleon and Mary Ginn will fund four scholarships at Ball State University.
September 26, 2008
Employees are encouraged to take an online questionnaire to help them evaluate their overall health. Results are confidential.
September 26, 2008
Early childhood education scholarship created in memory of Ball State alumna June Irving. She also taught at Ball State for more than 20 years.
September 26, 2008
The Ball State Digital Policy Institute will host its first national conference Oct. 3-4 called "Digital Policy in the Information Age." The event will bring together regulators, policy makers and industry professionals to discuss national digital policy and regulatory issues.
September 26, 2008
Graduate student Matthew Kelly has won PR News' Student of the Year award.
September 24, 2008
The National Wildlife Federation lauds many of Ball State's sustainability efforts.
September 22, 2008
Ball State will celebrate its 82nd homecoming beginning the week of Sept. 22 and culminating with the Cardinals facing Kent State's Golden Flashes on Sept. 27.
September 19, 2008
Magazine places Ball State in company with Juilliard, Oberlin and the Boston Conservatory.
September 19, 2008
Steve BellFormer ABC television reporter and anchor Steve Bell, who recently retired as a telecommunications professor, has been honored with a lifetime achievement award.
September 19, 2008
StudentsBurris Laboratory School recently marked the 10th anniversary of its student exchange program with an elementary school from Japan.
September 19, 2008
Career Center expects an increase in on-campus career recruitment despite a national trend of declining employer participation.
September 18, 2008
Registration under way for children's art classes
September 16, 2008
Ball State will host a live interview with the world's pre-eminent field biologist and recipient of the 2008 Indianapolis Prize, George Schaller.
September 16, 2008
Many teachers are walking around their classrooms on the verge of nodding off, with nearly a fourth claiming their classroom skills are significantly diminished.
September 16, 2008
Nationally recognized as the ultimate entrepreneurial experience, the university's undergraduate program is listed at 11th in the latest rankings by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review. This recognition follows U.S. News & World Report's ranking the program 10th in the nation.
September 12, 2008
Ball State President Jo Ann M. Gora will join a veteran Indiana broadcaster and a public television host as one of three moderators for the upcoming gubernatorial debates.
September 12, 2008
Howard Campbell, an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, has earned national recognition for his career achievements with an award from the National Apartment Association Education Institute.
September 12, 2008
GoraWRTV195.jpgGora TV tour
September 12, 2008
A new study from the Human Performance Laboratory indicates by the age of 80, most people may not be able to increase lean muscle mass, which is critical in the battle against old age.
September 12, 2008
Chef Jason Reynolds will prepare his award-winning pan-seared striped bass, polenta cake dish for a Ball State program. The same dish got third prize nationally.
September 11, 2008
Terry WiedmerTerry Wiedmer, associate professor of curriculum, wins the 2008 Rawlings Outstanding Distance Education Teaching Award.
September 11, 2008
goraskillman195.jpgStatewide institute will provide programs and services for Hoosier communities.
September 8, 2008
The author of "Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change" will speak Sept. 16 at Emens Auditorium at 7:30pm.
September 5, 2008
"Violet," the story of a young woman who is on a healing journey through life, love and self-acceptance, comes to life in University Theatre Oct. 1-4.
September 5, 2008
Ball State police officers David Huff and Eric Reffitt graduated from basic training at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Ind. on Aug. 22.
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