News Articles in 2010

December 28, 2010
R. Wayne Estopinal, president of a Jeffersonville, Ind., architectural firm, has been appointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels to Ball State University's Board of Trustees, as Richard Hall is reappointed to the board. Both appointments are for four-year terms.
December 28, 2010
Nitrous oxide — a potent greenhouse gas — has been found emanating in large amounts from freshwater bodies across North America, according to research findings from a new report co-authored by Ball State biologist Melody Bernot.
December 23, 2010
NPR host Steve Inskeep inspires graduates at December Commencement
December 22, 2010
Paul and Leslie Strohm donate $25,000 gift in memory of Carl and Marjorie Strohm.
December 20, 2010
Citation for Tom DeWeese's Medal of Distinction
December 17, 2010
deweese.jpgLongtime member and president of the Ball State Board of Trustees, Thomas L. DeWeese, announced he will retire from the university's top leadership group effective Dec. 31. The board then voted to promote Hollis E. Hughes Jr. to the president's chair. It also approved a change in student fees for the Intensive English Institute and accepted the university's audited financial report for the fiscal year concluded June 30, 2010.
December 10, 2010
Free course will help emergency supervisors communicate more effectively, helping reduce rumors and confusion in a crisis.
December 10, 2010
A journal produced entirely by undergraduate students has been recognized for its excellence and innovation.
December 10, 2010
Indiana native Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's top-rated "Morning Edition," will address graduates and families attending Ball State's winter graduation ceremonies on Dec. 18. University leaders also will present him with an honorary doctorate in humane letters.
December 8, 2010
CBER director Michael Hicks is forecasting that Indiana's economy will expand at a slow but steady rate in 2011.
December 2, 2010
Respondents to a public opinion poll by the Bowen Center for Public Affairs want state government to focus on creating jobs in 2011.
December 2, 2010
Speech pathology and audiology scholarship created by alumnus.
November 23, 2010
nutcracker_story.jpg"The Nutcracker" is coming to Ball State in a way never before witnessed by audiences. The alternative Christmas classic hits Ball State University Theatre stage just in time for the holiday season, beginning Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Additional performances are scheduled Dec. 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee Dec. 12 at 2:30 p.m.
November 23, 2010
Alumna donates estate funds to the Ball State Fund.
November 23, 2010
Massive new site, launched by the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts and Avatar Reality, features fully interactive, detailed replicas of 1915 Panama-Pacific International Expo, Japanese temple, virtual museum and more.
November 22, 2010
Ball State students enrolled in the entrepreneurship program will receive experience consulting with emerging companies through a partnership with the Indiana Small Business Development Center.
November 19, 2010
The James W. and Joyce L. Parks Excellence Grants for Curriculum Enhancements Fund has been created through the estate of James W. and Joyce L. Parks.
November 17, 2010
The Center for Media Design announces its latest research initiative — to study consumer attitudes and behaviors around interactive television applications. The center also is establishing an advisory board of experts from the sector to contribute to the initiative’s agenda and will work with industry partners to produce research-based insights that inform debate and best practices.
November 12, 2010
Matt TancosThroughout its nearly century-long history, Ball State has produced just a handful of semifinalists for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. This year, for the first time, it advances two candidates to the final round of the selection process.
November 10, 2010
The Miller College of Business awarded outstanding alumni at its seventh annual Alumni Awards Dinner.
November 9, 2010
A new study finds that retail sales should increase by 2.3 percent this holiday season as shoppers shrug off several years of economic uncertainty.
November 8, 2010
Ball State has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of State to help Kandahar University in Afghanistan develop curriculum for its new College of Economics.
November 8, 2010
Alumnus donates estate funds to early childhood education scholarship in his wife’s name.
November 8, 2010
The Indiana School Transformation Conference Nov. 11 at Ball State will feature Douglas Reeves, a Harvard University professor and founder of The Leadership and Learning Center, as its keynote presenter.
November 4, 2010
The Hoosier Environmental Council recognizes Ball State University with its Technology Innovator of the Year award during the Green Policy Forum.
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