News Articles in 2014

September 15, 2014
The nation’s leading online education experts have named Ball State one of the best in the country for providing distance learning.
September 10, 2014
On the order of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Ball State University will lower its flags to half-staff Thursday in honor of Patriot Day to pay tribute to the men, women, and children who were injured or lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
September 10, 2014
A contingent of educators from Ball State University is hosting the university's first autism symposium aimed at meeting the needs of today's college students who are on the spectrum. Putting Together the Autism Puzzle is free and open to the public and will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center.
September 9, 2014
Ball State Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Bill Scholl has been named vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics at Marquette University, effective Oct. 14.
August 28, 2014
Fourteen artists have contributed hand-painted violins to be auctioned off benefiting Emens Auditorium, including local artists (left to right), Tom Howard, Patricia Kreigh and Nate HarmonA yearlong celebration of Emens Auditorium's 50th anniversary season will culminate with a Sept. 27 dinner on the Emens stage along with a silent auction featuring violins hand painted by 14 artists.
August 28, 2014
'Next to Normal' cast"Next to Normal," an electrifying rock musical about a suburban mother struggling with mental illness, kicks off the University Theatre Mainstage Series at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5.
August 27, 2014
A new report finds U.S. adolescents’ misperceptions about weight can lead to unhealthy behavior.
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.
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