News Articles in 2011

December 16, 2011
The Ball State University Board of Trustees considers a phased retirement plan and reviews reports on accreditation and diversity.
December 15, 2011
Hoosiers are divided on right-to-work issue but strongly support statewide smoking ban.
December 15, 2011
"The Circus in Winter" is one of eight student productions selected for inclusion in the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. It will close out the weeklong festival with two Jan. 7 performances. In advance of the festival, a benefit performance is scheduled for Jan. 2 at University Theatre on campus.
December 12, 2011
Indiana's economy should expand in 2012, but growth will depend on the cost of a gallon of gasoline.
December 8, 2011
Indiana Sen. Luke Kenley and U.S. District Judge Tanya Pratt will be conferred honorary degrees at Winter Commencement, along with commencement speaker Arthur Levine, president of The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
December 8, 2011
Longtime Muncie resident and Ball State University alumna Marjorie B. Rea has donated more than $740,000 to the Ball State Fund to meet the greatest current need of the university.
December 8, 2011
Ball State researchers find that diabetes is rising at an alarming rate among adults in Indiana, taxing the state's health care system.
December 6, 2011
mobile_image03.jpgBall State University has launched bConnected, a custom Android application for mobile phones, tablets and Google TV, offering students easy access to important university information.
December 6, 2011
Flags to half-staff for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 6, 2011
The dance theater will celebrate musical legacies, such as Prince and Billie Holiday, and dance through the arts of ballet, modern and jazz. The director of the production is Audra Sokol, assistant professor of dance.
November 29, 2011
Ball State University announces comprehensive tuition savings of nearly $6,000 for Hoosier families. Four initiatives will help students graduate in four years or fewer and reward those who do with reduced tuition.
November 29, 2011
Ball State's Global Health Institute finds that more Hoosiers are being diagnosed with asthma.
November 21, 2011
Ball State faculty will use soccer to improve relations between Americans and Jordanians, thanks to a grant from the U.S. State Department.
November 18, 2011
In honor of A. Umit Taftali, one of Ball State University's most noted alumni, J. Richard Emens and Beatrice Emens Wolper have contributed $25,000 to create a scholarship recognizing Taftali's dedication to the university and the Ball State University Foundation
November 14, 2011
Ball State plays a key role in helping Iraq and Afghanistan shift the focus from military to economic as the countries modernize their educational systems.
November 7, 2011
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus Dec. 2 for a conversation with MSNBC prime-time host Rachel Maddow.
November 3, 2011
rhodes_180.jpgBall State University senior Will Jay has been named a finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship. Jay is the third Ball State finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship in the last two years.
November 2, 2011
Students who have earned a master of science degree in adult education from Indiana University can now transfer up to 30 credit hours toward a doctor of education degree in adult, higher and community education from Ball State.
November 1, 2011
11_thea010_005S.jpgA Shakespearean classic comes to Ball State as "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens on the University Theatre stage Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m.
October 31, 2011
More psychiatric nursing programs need to offer training that would curb firearm suicides and homicides linked to mental illness, says a new study from Ball State.
October 19, 2011
About 50 percent of taxpayers with children benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit.
October 13, 2011
Harry and Rosemary Wong, two of the most sought-after speakers in education, will hold a free informational seminar, “How to Be an Effective and Successful Teacher,” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Emens Auditorium.
October 13, 2011
twolife_180.jpgA collaborative, interdisciplinary effort by more than 65 Ball State University students has brought to life the love of two mannequins in "Two Life," a 12-minute film that's the latest creation of the university's growing animation program. The film is one of six animated shorts selected for inclusion in the 2011 Heartland Film Festival.
October 11, 2011
Ball State University’s chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) received the Gold Star Award at the 2011 NSCS Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
October 10, 2011
Ball State students will test a new system that enhances television broadcast by allowing viewers to interact with programming via their tablets or mobile phones.
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