News Articles in April 2011

April 28, 2011
Ball State's Jonathan Huer, director of emerging technology, has been named an Apple Distinguished Educator. Only 1,700 educators worldwide have earned the distinction, enabling them to work with Apple Inc. to integrate more technology into the classroom.
April 27, 2011
Rapunzel3671.jpg"Once Upon a Dance" combines everyone's favorite fables and fairy tales — "Little Red Riding Hood," "Cinderella" and "Rapunzel" — to create a world of timeless classics through dance. The show premieres at 7:30 p.m. April 27 and will run through April 30 at the University Theatre.
April 22, 2011
Investigative reporter Steve Kroft, Indianapolis arts patron Marilyn K. Glick and alumnus Kent C. "Oz" Nelson, '59, will be recognized during May graduation exercises.
April 22, 2011
For the second year in a row, Ball State University has been named one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges by The Princeton Review. The university is one of only 311 schools in the nation to be recognized as an eco-friendly campus by the nationally known education service company.
April 21, 2011
The Miller College of Business and its Department of Accounting have been reaccredited.
April 20, 2011
museum2_195.jpgThe Museum of Art caps off a yearlong celebration of its 75th anniversary with a gala dinner on April 30. The museum is recognizing the past with plans for a future that includes an expansion of both its collection and its physical space in the Fine Arts Building.
April 20, 2011
For the first time in university history, two Ball State students have received Goldwater Scholarships in a competition honoring only 275 students around the country.
April 18, 2011
Marilyn Buck has donated a $30,000 gift to create the Dr. Marilyn M. Buck School of Physical Education Teaching Scholarship to assist students at Ball State University.
April 18, 2011
Carol and Clarence Casazza have donated a $25,000 gift to assist theater students in Delaware County.
April 12, 2011
The Ball State University Museum of Art has achieved accreditation from the American Association of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, donors, outside agencies and the museum-going public.
April 12, 2011
The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) awarded full accreditation to the Ball State University Police Department and presented the award to Police Chief Gene Burton, Asst. Chief Robert Fey, Cpl. Mike Baker Sr. and Officer Renita de la Garza at the CALEA Conference in March.
April 11, 2011
Decades after founding what is now one of the best-selling youth oriented clothing lines in the world, Josie and Geoff Fox visit campus April 12 to share their tips on being successful entrepreneurs.
April 11, 2011
The 18th annual Hospice Foundation of America's Living with Grief Program: Spirituality and End-of-Life Care will be held on April 13 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at the Worthen Arena lounge. This year’s conference focuses on "Spirituality and End-of-Life Care."
April 6, 2011
Ball State’s debate team won a national competition, and two members were named All-American Debaters.
April 1, 2011
Whitacre_Megan.jpgMegan Whitacre is Indiana’s 2011 recipient of the Harry S Truman Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships in the nation, given to students committed to careers in public service.
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