News Articles in August 2010

August 30, 2010
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus Sept. 17 with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone for a presentation to students on the changing nature and growing influence of social media in the 21st century.
August 30, 2010
Students may pick up "A Conversation with David Letterman and Biz Stone" tickets starting, at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Worthen Arena Box Office. Faculty and staff may pick up tickets at starting, at 1 p.m. in the same location.
August 26, 2010
10_alu027_017_195.jpgSix hundred students arriving on campus this fall have moved into the new Kinghorn Hall, named in honor of Tom Kinghorn, who dedicated more than four decades of service to Ball State before his retirement as vice president of business affairs and treasurer in June 2009.
August 26, 2010
fallmtg2.jpgFall Faculty Convocation
August 26, 2010
Among Ball State's newest buildings, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center being dedicated Sept. 1 exemplifies the university's commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles.
August 26, 2010
Manufacturing remains the backbone of Indiana's economy, but a new study finds that job creation and losses vary by industry and geographic location.
August 24, 2010
Ball State’s Building Better Communities will offer noncredit computer courses to teach basic computer skills.
August 23, 2010
Economic damage from torrential rains in Pakistan is estimated to range from $5.1 to $7.1 billion, Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research projects. About 1,500 people have died in the last weeks as a result of heavy flooding in the impoverished nation.
August 19, 2010
U.S. News & World Report touts several of Ball State's strategic and innovative programs and initiatives in its annual survey of the nation's colleges and universities.
August 18, 2010
After conducting summer camps in Illinois for nearly two decades, Music for All announces it will relocate its annual summer symposium for instrumental music students and teachers to Ball State beginning next year. The weeklong event will provide high school students and faculty from across the nation an opportunity to focus and develop their musical interests, while producing millions in revenue for the local economy.
August 17, 2010
The A. Umit Taftali Center for Capital Markets and Investing, a technology-centered classroom/laboratory designed to immerse students in a real-world financial environment, will open this fall inside the Miller College of Business.
August 13, 2010
Elementary education scholarship created in memory of Ball State alumna Mary Elizabeth Steiner Babcock.
August 9, 2010
Former senior White House aide Karl Rove will speak at Ball State Sept. 13, beginning a series of appearances on campus this fall that includes WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings as well as "Murderball" star and "Gimp" author Mark Zupan.
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