News Articles in 2014

August 21, 2014
Ball State has announced the names of high-achieving students who've captured top national honors during the 2013-14 academic year.
August 18, 2014
Sheryl WuDunn, Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons, and Eric Kuhn will be among Ball State's fall 2014 speakersA Pulitzer Prize recipient and the former front man of Run-DMC are among the speakers coming to campus this fall.
August 15, 2014
Ten Ball State faculty members recognized for exemplary scholarship, service and professional achievements have been named distinguished professors.
August 7, 2014
Ball State University’s Building Better Communities names Rushville, Jeffersonville, eastern Hamilton/southern Tipton counties and Greater Lafayette/Tippecanoe County as 2014 Primacy of Place Community Award winners.
July 23, 2014
Building Better Communities announced nine finalists of the 2014 Primacy of Place Community Awards Program, which recognizes Indiana communities making innovative strides in improving quality of life for residents, visitors and businesses.
July 17, 2014
Trustees approve budgets, update student code and consider health care plan changes.
July 17, 2014
Ball State’s student-managed news organization to find the stories that other media may be missing this year at the Indiana State Fair.
July 8, 2014
On the order of Governor Mike Pence, Ball State University is lowering its flags in recognition of an official period of mourning in the state, honoring the loss of three Indiana law enforcement officers in the line of duty in the course of one week.
July 8, 2014
Randall Howard to leave Ball State to become senior vice president at the world’s largest university specializing in aviation and aerospace.
July 7, 2014
The bad news: It’s harder to lure business because they can’t relocate easily. The good news: Indiana is an attractive place for businesses that can move. A new study from the Center for Business and Economic Research identifies the key sectors of Indiana’s economy.
June 24, 2014
Ball State Discovery New Musical Theatre Festival Three unpublished works will be performed at this year's first Discovery New Musical Theatre Festival, July 18-20. The ongoing development of "The Circus in Winter" was Ball State's impetus for launching a festival fostering new works of other emerging artists.
June 19, 2014
June 18, 2014
Ball State Traveler Glassware for Google Glass is now available.
June 13, 2014
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and jazz violinist Christian HowesHigh school instrumental music students and high school and middle school band directors will flock to Ball State again this summer. The university will host the annual Music for All Symposium for the fourth year from June 21-28.
June 9, 2014
A new study finds Indiana residents support key components of the Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate to buy insurance, but a minority support the law overall.
June 5, 2014
The Delaware County Emergency Management Agency will lead a disaster drill this Saturday, June 7, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Much of the drill will take place on campus, in and around the Field Sports Building (south of Worthen Arena) and at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
June 4, 2014
Musica in Situ brings choral music to unique architectural spacesMusica in Situ is an immersive learning experience for Ball State students wanting to explore the performance of choral music in unique architectural spaces, including historic sites around Indiana. The group's month-long concert series includes venues in Muncie, Bloomington, Gary, Elwood, Richmond and Indianapolis.
June 2, 2014
A new study finds that 95 percent of college and university presidents oppose allowing concealed handguns on campus.
May 23, 2014
May 22, 2014
Trustees have appointed Paul W. Ferguson to become Ball State’s 15th president. Trustees have appointed Paul W. Ferguson to become Ball State’s 15th president. Ferguson is currently the president of the University of Maine. He is expected to begin his duties on Aug. 1, 2014.
May 21, 2014
May 14, 2014
On orders from the Office of the Governor, Ball State University will lower its flags on Thursday, May 15 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. The flags will remain at half staff until the following day.
May 14, 2014
For the 10th year, Ball State’s Department of Theatre and Dance has sent students to the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Junior Colin Hart and senior Tristan James both were recognized individually.
May 6, 2014
The Center for Economic and Business Research has found that healthy Hoosiers who buy health insurance on the exchange will pay significantly more in premiums if many of their neighbors are in poor health.
May 5, 2014
Luke SchmidLuke Schmid, a Ball State junior studying pre-medicine and cellular/molecular biology with career ambitions of pursuing an MD/PhD in biomedical engineering, has been named a 2014 Goldwater Scholar.
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