News Articles in August 2011

August 30, 2011
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has named Michael T. Miller, an architecture and political science major from Elkhart, Ind., to a two-year term as the new student representative on the Board of Trustees at Ball State University.
August 29, 2011
Ball State’s successful efforts in mobile technology have lead the university to create an education and networking organization focused on the development and enhancement of the rapidly expanding mobile communications industry.
August 22, 2011
Noted Ball State alumnus, Kent "Oz" Nelson has committed $250,000 to create a scholarship fund to support the Emens Scholarship program for incoming freshmen at Ball State University.
August 19, 2011
Coinciding recognitions from the U.S. Green Building Council and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education confirm Ball State's environmental leadership. Completion of the university's nation-leading geothermal energy project, meanwhile, could put it "over the top," predicts Robert Koester, longtime chair of the Council on the Environment.
August 19, 2011
Ball State senior Jennifer Haskell, injured in the Aug. 13 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, died the morning of Aug. 19, 2011.
August 16, 2011
Ball State's Military 2 Market program has been recognized by a federal consortium for its partnership with naval researchers.
August 16, 2011
New book links Soviet youth cravings for Western products to entrepreneurs who eventually became business and political elite in the post-Soviet era.
August 16, 2011
Ball State hopeful for Jennifer Haskell's recovery
August 11, 2011
David AxelrodPresidential advisor David Axelrod and TV journalist Laura Ling, who was detained and sentenced to prison by North Korean authorities in 2009, are among those scheduled to speak at Ball State this fall. Best-selling author Jeannette Walls also will discuss "The Glass Castle," this year's freshman common reader, and NBC News correspondent Bob Dotson is the semester's guest for the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series.
August 3, 2011
IDIA_factory.jpgThe Virtual Middletown Project brings to life a simulation of the early 20th-century Ball Brothers glass factory in Muncie, Ind., right down to workers removing hot pieces of glassware from the furnaces.
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