News Articles in 2009

December 31, 2009
The Miller College of Business' graduate and undergraduate programs in accounting rank among the top 25 in the country, according to the Public Accounting Report's 28th Annual Survey of Accounting Professors.
December 30, 2009
emilab_3_195.jpgStudents living in Ball State's new emerging media living-learning community have access to state-of-the-art equipment that will enable them to make short films or movie trailers without ever leaving their residence hall.
December 29, 2009
artinsightgroup_195.jpgStudents' immersive learning project makes art and the resources of the Ball State University Museum of Art accessible to high school students.
December 18, 2009
Meeting in brief session during winter Commencement weekend, Ball State's Board of Trustees approved proposals to establish a bachelor of science/bachelor of arts degree in construction management and reconfigure an existing doctor of education in science degree as a PhD in environmental science. It also approved the awarding of an honorary degree to alumna Angela Ahrendts at graduation exercises in May.
December 18, 2009
Ball State economist Michael Hicks told the audience at the 2010 Economic Outlook Luncheon that the state's economy will grow only modestly in 2010.
December 14, 2009
Ball State's assistance in developing design guidelines helps the Circle City net a national planning award.
December 14, 2009
Capping property tax increases through a constitutional amendment is favored by the majority of Indiana residents surveyed by Ball State's Bowen Center for Public Affairs.
December 4, 2009
Ball State University's landscape architecture programs have earned the highest distinction from Design Intelligence for its 2010 edition of “The Cramer Report: America's World-Class Landscape Architecture Schools.”
December 3, 2009
Digital Policy Institute members file recommendations with the FCC on study to create a new national broadband policy.
December 3, 2009
Award winning and record setting journalist Ted Koppel will speak on campus Feb. 23 as the next guest in the university's David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshops Series. In a career spanning nearly a half-century, he has covered major news stories from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to Vietnam to the current war in Iraq, as well as every U.S. presidential election campaign since 1964.
December 3, 2009
A NASA astronaut and a human performance pioneer will be recognized as part of Ball State's Commencement exercises on Dec. 19.
December 3, 2009
Ball State students in an immersive learning class are working on an affordable solution for low-income families to use the local farmers market.
November 24, 2009
Ball State dance faculty have choreographed dances to the music of two American geniuses, resulting in “Steppin’ Out with Gershwin on a Cole Winter’s Night.” The dance performance will be on the Ball State University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-12 with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 13.
November 23, 2009
A global organization that promotes the development and sustainability of mobile marketing has named Ball State as the top university in the field of mobile marketing research, development and education.
November 23, 2009
Partnership with the U.S. Navy will expose entrepreneurship students to the latest technologies with potential for commercial use.
November 17, 2009
Latest international accolades boost Ball State's as country's best film school without having a film school.
November 17, 2009
Start with a ridiculous plot, add a few far-fetched situations and a bit of quick repartee and you have the makings of the comedic farce that is "Noises Off." The play hits the Ball State Stage on Nov 12.
November 13, 2009
A team of Ball State faculty has won an AT&T-sponsored mobile application development contest for mentoring students in the iMedia program.
November 12, 2009
A partnership between the city of Noblesville, Building Better Communities and Ball State's Center for Historic Preservation is helping downtown shops spruce up their storefronts.
November 12, 2009
A gift totaling more than $364,000 has been contributed by the late Ruth VanderLaan Halberg of Muncie. The support will help provide funds for the expansion of the Ball State Museum of Art, including additional spaces for collections, conservation, classrooms, studios, offices and gatherings.
November 10, 2009
A new study from Ball State trumps an earlier report doubting the effectiveness of the "cash for clunkers" program.
November 6, 2009
Local Congressman Mike Pence, R-Ind., among panelists set to discuss health care reform at a public forum on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in Pruis Hall on campus
November 5, 2009
A new study says that retail sales for November and December will be slightly below 2008's dismal numbers even though the economy seems to be slowly pulling itself out of a major recession.
November 4, 2009
Many of the nation's leading academics, professionals and artists from various digital media fields will gather at Ball State to share ideas, discuss potential applications and review a myriad of leading-edge technological applications.
November 2, 2009
Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research recently won three of the seven awards presented at the 63rd annual Conference of the Association for University Business and Economic Research.
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