News Articles in April 2010

April 28, 2010
Emerging media lets graduation speaker reach across ocean, out to graduates
April 22, 2010
A news story about the economic plight of Gary, Ind., by two telecommunications majors won first place in national network-sponsored contest.
April 20, 2010
Student and faculty astronomers will have more opportunities to examine the stars through access to a powerful telescope in South America.
April 19, 2010
Ball State will recognize alumna Angela Ahrendts, head of British luxury brand Burberry, and longtime friend and benefactor of the university John Scheumann during annual spring Commencement exercises on May 8. Ahrendts will be the day's principal speaker and recipient of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree, while Scheumann will be presented with the President's Medal of Distinction.
April 19, 2010
cathy.jpgA team of 14 students is creating an original musical inspired by Hoosier author Cathy Day's novel, "The Circus in Winter," as part of an immersive learning project at Ball State. A first read of the production is scheduled for 8 p.m. April 23 in Sursa Hall.
April 15, 2010
A four-year, $750,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Education will provide family literacy and out-of-school enhancement programs to a local elementary school.
April 15, 2010
Scholarship created by alumnus and his wife for students from the northeast region of the United States.
April 14, 2010
Fredric D. and Lois A. Anderson donate a monetary gift in honor of family members Lois E. and Carolyn J. Anderson.
April 14, 2010
"An Evening with the Arts" will take the stage April 28-May 1 with performances at 7:30 p.m. Come see the University Theatre stage be transformed into a world of dance it has never seen before.
April 14, 2010
Helen O'Neill, special correspondent with the Associated Press, has won Ball State University’s 2010 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award for her article “One Man’s Journey." She will speak at Ball State April 21.
April 13, 2010
Variety magazine praises Ball State
April 12, 2010
A gift of more than $110,000 was donated by William and Helen Locke to provide nursing students with scholarship awards.
April 8, 2010
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry announces four new fellows for 2010-11.
April 8, 2010
baseball_195.jpgAfter about 70 years sitting in long-forgotten files in a university library in Pittsburgh, a cache of unpublished photos is providing baseball historians a glimpse into the Negro Leagues, thanks to the Ball State University professor who uncovered the pictures.
April 7, 2010
Ball State’s debate team won a national competition, and one member won a national award for his outstanding contribution to public debate.
April 5, 2010
The Indiana premiere of the film "Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture" will take place April 6 at Ball State and will be hosted by the Friends of the A.M. Bracken Library, College of Architecture and Planning and the Drawings and Documents Archive.
April 5, 2010
TitaniumBridge002_195.jpgA team of digital design students is a finalist for a national bridge design competition, besting teams of engineers from Purdue and Case Western Reserve.
April 5, 2010
Students from the College of Architecture and Planning will lead community members in a daylong event envisioning various aspects of life in the Central Indiana town of Upland.
April 5, 2010
Internationally recognized filmmaker Robert Mugge and a class of talented students recently created a series of promotional videos marketing Indiana to Hollywood.
April 1, 2010
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