News Articles in 2014

September 30, 2014
Business and civic leaders from across the state will meet in Indianapolis next month to explore the art of developing, attracting and retaining talent through quality of place initiatives.
September 30, 2014
Ball State faculty are leading a mission to bring clean drinking water to people living near the top of the world.Ball State faculty are leading a mission to bring clean drinking water to people living near the top of the world.
September 26, 2014
Showing off its strength and pride, Ball State’s Homecoming theme this year is “Cardinal Strong.” Homecoming events begin Oct. 6 and culminate Oct. 11 when the Ball State Cardinals take on Western Michigan at 3 p.m. in Scheumann Stadium.
September 22, 2014
A year of investigating cold cases around Indiana has resulted in an immersive learning class winning a national award.
September 22, 2014
Indianapolis attorney Julie Halbig has accepted the position of Vice President for Government Relations at Ball State University.
September 18, 2014
Ball BrothersAn immersive learning class led by Chris Flook, a telecommunications instructor, produced a documentary on the Ball brothers.
September 17, 2014
Ball State landscape architecture students embrace international Park(ing) Day, and the challenge of considering the world in a new way by transforming parking spaces into short-term artworks.
September 16, 2014
Neon art focus of new exhibition at Ball StateNeon in contemporary art will be explored in a new exhibition, Negotiating Distance: A Neon Invitational, at Ball State University's Atrium Gallery Sept. 23 through Oct. 18. The artists will be special guests at a Sept. 23 reception from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the gallery. The event is free and open to the public.
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
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 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 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.
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