News Articles in October 2009

October 30, 2009
lugartruck195.jpg$5 million boost to Ball State's geothermal initiative.
October 29, 2009
noisesthea195.jpgStart 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.
October 28, 2009
etremehome_195.jpgMany Ball State students participated in the "Extreme Makeover" show, and through the Ball State Foundation, scholarships will be available for the four children featured in the show.
October 26, 2009
A master's degree in urban design is now being offered by the College of Architecture and Planning in downtown Indianapolis.
October 22, 2009
College students increasingly are integrating smartphones into their mobile lives, thanks in part to a faster iPhone.
October 20, 2009
Classes at Burris Laboratory School are canceled until Oct. 26
October 19, 2009
Biologist Melody Bernot has found traces of pharmaceuticals in central Indiana freshwater ecosystems.
October 15, 2009
University's emerging media expertise to help Ohio reform its regulation of the telecom industry.
October 15, 2009
goodall_195.jpgA new scholarship program at Ball State will provide eligible first-year students from Muncie with special $1,000 book awards to help them with the sometimes difficult transition from high school to college. It is being named in honor of longtime local community leader Hurley Goodall and his late wife, Fredine.
October 8, 2009
Biology professor Mark Pyron is part of a group working to improve the health of the Wabash River by modifying how water is released from its reservoirs.
October 8, 2009
A new minor in digital forensics and a specially designed computer lab have been created as a result of a growing need for digital investigators to have advanced skills in information security technologies.
October 8, 2009
honors3_195.jpgAfter $1.3 million in renovations, the Colonial-style house that once belonged to Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball is now the new home of the Honors College.
October 7, 2009
mynameisjerry.jpgBolstering its best film school without having a film school reputation, Ball State lands two official selections in this year's Heartland Film Festival.
October 1, 2009
Anna Yost, a Ball State University alumna, has left more than $80,000 to add to the Wayne L. Yost and Glorvinna E. Yost Scholarship Fund in memory of her brother.
October 1, 2009
Ball State University graduate Kristopher Pring took part in the 2009 Smarter Planet University Jam, sponsored by IBM, and was named a top student contributor. He has been invited to be a part of a student advisory council through IBM to further discussions on sustainability issues.
October 1, 2009
Marsh Supermarkets and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital extend the Project 18 initiative by launching the Down the Aisle program. Project 18, a campaign against childhood obesity, is an immersive learning experience involving Ball State students, Peyton Manning and the St. Vincent hospital bearing his name, and Strategic Marketing and Research Inc.
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