News Articles in March 2012

March 29, 2012
Earn continuing education credits (CEs) and explore ethical dilemmas that emerge for staff, family and loved ones at the end of life. Attend the 19th annual Hospice Foundation of America's Living with Grief Program End-of-Life Ethics at Ball State University.
March 26, 2012
Marilyn Glick remembered as humanitarian, friend of Ball State
March 23, 2012
Ball State Board of Trustees approve conference of an honorary doctor of laws degree to Leland Boren, highly regarded Hoosier entrepreneur and farmer, during the university’s May commencement.
March 23, 2012
Ball State will host the Indiana Association of Nursing Students' (IANS) annual state convention from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 in the Cooper Science building. The theme of the state convention is 24/7/365: It's Critical to Care.
March 23, 2012
Ball State University's School of Music will close out its annual Arts Alive series with the talented concert violinist Clara-Jumi Kang at 7:30 p.m. on March 27 in Sursa Hall.
March 19, 2012
Ball State will dedicate the nation's largest geothermal system of its kind during a March 20 ceremony in Sursa Hall.
March 15, 2012
Ball State's journalism department will honor a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter with the 2012 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award.
March 12, 2012
A comedic play comes to Ball State as "Lend Me a Tenor" opens on the University Theatre stage March 29 at 7:30 p.m.
March 12, 2012
For the second consecutive year, Sports Link will perform support and programming tasks for the social media functions of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
March 7, 2012
Alumna Georgia M. Burns has donated more than $76,000 through her estate to establish three scholarships that will assist Ball State students.
March 7, 2012
A new endowment will support the Joe and Carol Trimmer Honors Thesis Prize at Ball State University. The $29,000 contribution will fund annual awards for senior projects as well as related expenses of advertisement or recognition.
March 6, 2012
Research of murder-suicides reported by The New York Times from 1858 to 2003 confirms long-standing evidence that murder-suicides most often occur at home, with male perpetrators and female victims in intimate relationships.
March 5, 2012
The Lindsay "Spike" Van Dyke Scholarship in Lighting Design and Technology has been established by gifts in excess of $25,000 from friends and family of Lindsay Van Dyke.
March 5, 2012
RisingDay_v2.jpgThe future of virtual worlds has a new home at Ball State University, thanks to the generosity of Avatar Reality Inc., which granted the university rights to the multimillion-dollar 3-D virtual world platform, Blue Mars. The agreement for expanded use of this technology contributes to Ball State's position as a research leader in 3-D environments and simulation technology.
March 2, 2012
Kelli and G. Steven Burrill have committed $50,000 to establish the Burrill Scholarship to recruit outstanding students to Ball State.
March 2, 2012
Journalism professor emeritus Mark Popovich has established a family fund in excess of $26,000 to provide scholarships to Ball State undergraduate students planning to attend the university's London Center.
March 1, 2012
An international consortium recognized Ball State for engaging digital media through the university's Center for Media Design (CMD) and Emerging Media Initiative.
March 1, 2012
Ball State University Department of Journalism Professor Emeritus Mel Sharpe and others have donated funds in excess of $29,000 to establish the Dr. Mel Sharpe Excellence Fund for Public Relations.
March 1, 2012
John A. Fallon III, former CEO of NPower, has been named associate vice president for economic development and community engagement at Ball State University.
March 1, 2012
The Hanson Rhetoric and Composition Award has been established with more than $25,000. Awards will be made to master's and doctoral students conducting research for the Ball State University Department of English in the area of rhetoric and composition.
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