News Articles in November 2010

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 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 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
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 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 4, 2010
The Ball State community pauses to remember Janice Ball Fisher, daughter of Edmund B. Ball, one of the five industrialist brothers who were the original sponsors of the university, and wife of the late John Fisher, another towering figure in the history of the institution.
November 4, 2010
The Hoosier Environmental Council recognizes Ball State University with its Technology Innovator of the Year award during the Green Policy Forum.
November 1, 2010
Ball State University Police Department will hold a public information session for members of the community to provide comment regarding the agency’s bid for reaccrediation.
November 1, 2010
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