News Articles in 2014

April 23, 2014
April 22, 2014
A new study finds that while smartphone usage has increased, college students are not embracing tablets as many experts had expected. And students are still annoyed by mobile ads.
April 22, 2014
Colin Hart is a 2014 Udall ScholarBall State junior Colin Hart is the university's first theater major to be selected as a 2014 Udall Scholar. Hart will receive a $5,000 scholarship and attend a weeklong retreat this summer in Tucson, Ariz., to network with other 2014 Udall Scholars.
April 18, 2014
Yong Zhou, director of the Institute for Global and Online Education at the University of Oregon, will speak about innovative education models in the age of globalization during an address at 7 p.m. in Emens Auditorium on the Ball State campus.
April 15, 2014
Student Alyson Walbridge introduces Lee Krasner's painting Right Bird Left to the accompaniment of Leon Kirchner's Flutings for Paula.Heather Platt, who teaches music history in the School of Music, is leading an immersive learning course exploring the interpretive and creative connections between music and paintings. Her students' work will be included as part of a new tour to be offered at the David Owsley Museum of Art.
April 3, 2014
An immersive learning class at Ball State University has created a documentary and website providing a detailed look at the Delaware Native American experience in Indiana.
April 2, 2014
Ball State University’s Department of Journalism will award Kansas City Star reporter Eric Adler the 2014 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award.
April 2, 2014
Book cover of 'Will Cuppy' by Wes GehringBall State telecommunications professor Wes Gehring examines the tragic life of Hoosier-born Will Cuppy, one of the nation’s leading satirists in the first half of the 20th century.
April 1, 2014
Ball State student Fred Robinson is an intern for a multimedia studio in New York City as part of the New York Arts ProgramA new partnership between Ball State and the New York Arts Program, a semester-long learning opportunity for college students to work and live in New York City, is helping students land unique internships and gain real-world experience as professionals in the arts.
March 31, 2014
Battle of PerryvilleAn immersive learning class has developed a new app allowing visitors to a Kentucky state park to experience an important Civil War battle through their mobile devices.
March 26, 2014
"Professor" Harold Hill and librarian Marian"The Music Man," an effervescent musical that puts a fun spin on common small town issues, will be performed at Ball State University March 27-30 and April 1-5 in University Theatre.
March 19, 2014
March 17, 2014
Sports Link will produce social media content for NCAA March Madness Live on more platforms than ever.
March 12, 2014
Renae ConleyGovernor Mike Pence today appointed Renae Conley to the Ball State University Board of Trustees, effective immediately. Frank Hancock, founder and owner of Sport Graphics, Inc., and Marianne Glick, president and owner of GlickArt, also have been reappointed to the Ball State University Board of Trustees.
March 6, 2014
A resolution authored by Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) honoring Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora was approved by the Senate.A resolution authored by Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) honoring Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora was approved by the Senate. Gora, who is approaching her decade mark as president, will retire this June.
February 20, 2014
Ball State University’s online education program is cited for strategic innovation by one of the industry’s largest and most significant professional organizations.
February 20, 2014
Four new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will enhance visitors’ experience at the David Owsley Museum of Art, help launch a traveling museum called Freedom Bus, examine religion in comic books and produce a series of short documentaries on the use of rail-based mass transit systems.
February 12, 2014
Carbon reduction study leads to partnership between Ball State and Chevrolet.
February 10, 2014
The Center for Business and Economic Research has found many K-12 school districts in Indiana are shrinking, and consolidation may cut costs.
February 6, 2014
Eric WhitacreEric Whitacre, a favorite contemporary composer of choral singers around the world, will come to Emens Auditorium for a special Feb. 26 concert featuring members of the Ball State University Choirs and invited guests from Indiana high school choirs.
February 3, 2014
January 30, 2014
Manjula Talreja, spring speakerHigher education experts Jeff Selingo and Rich DeMillo are among the prominent speakers visiting Ball State University this spring. The schedule also includes philanthropist Lauren Bush Lauren, ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen and Letterman Series lecturers Eric King Watts and Manjula Talreja.
January 30, 2014
Marcus Jackman announces plans to enter seminary; Ball State will begin the search for new general manager for Indiana Public Radio (IPR).
January 30, 2014
Ball State faculty will use soccer to improve international relations between the U.S. and Tajikistan.
January 27, 2014
"Major Barbara" to play at Ball State "Major Barbara," a bold play that provides an original take on ongoing political issues, will open at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in University Theatre. The production also will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-8 and 12-15, with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 9.
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