News Articles in January 2010

January 29, 2010
Ball State’s Department of Theatre and Dance has received national recognition at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for the sixth consecutive year. Sophomore Laura Pittenger was recognized for her written critiques at the festival.
January 29, 2010
After re-electing its existing officers to additional terms, the university's Board of Trustees set new room and board rates effective fall 2010 and approved a proposed $24.1 million renovation of the Studebaker East residence hall complex scheduled to begin this summer. The board members also authorized a new bachelor's degree in athletic training and received a brief on strategic initiatives within the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP).
January 29, 2010
macbethphoto195.jpgTragedy and loyalty come together to portray a Shakespeare classic on the Ball State stage next month. Macbeth opens on the University Theatre stage Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
January 27, 2010
olympicgirl195.jpgVanessa Virbitsky will spend three weeks at the 21st Olympic Winter Games guiding American athletes through the avalanche of news media interviews that follow a medal-winning performance.
January 26, 2010
Blake_195.jpgCivil rights activist and former Democratic presidential candidate Rev. Jesse Jackson will appear Feb. 10 on campus as part of Ball State's schedule of spring speakers. Also on tap this semester are famed TV newsman Ted Koppel as well as Blake Mycoskie, cofounder of the globally-conscious and ethically-minded Toms Shoes, and Sarah Weddington, believed to be the youngest person to win a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court — the still highly controversial Roe v. Wade.
January 22, 2010
Ball State earns distinction for disability services after securing the reputation of being a disability friendly institution.
January 22, 2010
Rock Creek Community Academy will open in Sellersburg this fall, following the university's approval to open its doors in fall 2010.
January 22, 2010
fishersctr.jpgThe new center is conveniently located just off Interstate 69 at exit 10.
January 21, 2010
Ball State students create sustainable redesigns of municipal courthouses across the country, earning top marks for their work.
January 15, 2010
Gov. Mitch Daniels has announced the reappointment of three members of the Ball State University Board of Trustees.
January 13, 2010
Immersive learning project and university's first commercial film venture takes top honor at Southern California film festival.
January 13, 2010
suttonfoster200.jpgSutton Foster, Tony Award-winning Broadway star, is leaving the swamp to visit Ball State.
January 12, 2010
Language expert Mary Theresa Seig's work contributed to an international award recently received by Conner Prairie Interactive History Park.
January 11, 2010
Rev. Joseph Lowery, a legendary figure of the American civil rights movement as co-founder, with Martin Luther King Jr., of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, will be the principal speaker during Unity Week at Ball State Jan. 18-23.
January 6, 2010
Wirefly_195.jpgA Ball State student has won monetary prizes, a trip, a video game system and more competing in contests across the country.
January 5, 2010
Architecture magazine recognizes Ball State as a school committed to social justice.
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