News Articles in 2014

October 22, 2014
Ball State participates in Chevy Clean Energy Efficiency Campaign. It is one of 12 colleges and universities to take part in Chevrolet’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions.
October 22, 2014
The Healing WallIn his documentary “The Healing Wall,” Ball State graduate student Christopher Kosinski explores the behind-the-scenes deals Vietnam Veterans Memorial organizers had to broker to bring the artist’s vision to fruition.
October 15, 2014
Ball State researchers are developing a compound that may eventually lead to a drug therapy to battle a superbug.
October 14, 2014
"The Crucible" main characters Abigail Williams and farmer John Proctor"The Crucible," a clever and chilling parable about a town controlled by the power of persecution and false accusations, will open at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in University Theatre.
October 14, 2014
"The Circus in Winter" premieres Oct. 23 and runs through Nov. 16 at the Chester, Conn.-based Norma Terris Theatre, home theater of Goodspeed Musicals."The Circus in Winter" premieres Oct. 23 and runs through Nov. 16 at the Chester, Conn.-based Norma Terris Theatre, home theater of Goodspeed Musicals, which has launched some of the world's most famous musicals, including "Annie," "Shenandoah" and "Man of La Mancha." Inspired by a novel of the same name by Ball State English professor Cathy Day, the musical was first created by Ball State students and staged as a university production in 2011.
October 10, 2014
Ball State University will lower its flags Oct. 12 (Sunday) in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.
October 10, 2014
Ball State’s Board of Trustees approved an updated health care plan, endorsed the academic master plan and voted to name the Cindy and Randy Pond Star Theater and First Merchants Ballpark Complex.
October 8, 2014
Earl Williams, first director of Emens AuditoriumThe Ball State community is saddened by the passing of Earl Williams, who for 25 years served as the first director of Emens Auditorium. An advocate for the arts in east central Indiana, Williams died Oct. 5 at age 85.
October 8, 2014
Ball State University has chosen a seasoned search committee to find a new athletic director and has named an interim AD.
October 7, 2014
Severe weatherA new study finds that one in 10 Americans may be so scared of severe weather that they suffer sleeplessness or anxiety.
October 6, 2014
College Choice names Ball State’s online education program one of the top 50 in the nation.
October 6, 2014
The inaugural Union City Arts Festival will take place Oct. 10-12.The inaugural Union City Arts Festival will take place Oct. 10-12, celebrating the visual, performing and culinary arts of east central Indiana with the aim of attracting emerging artists to the area. It is the result of an immersive learning partnership between Ball State students and officials in Union City, located about an hour away from the university.
October 2, 2014
A Grammy Award-winning violinist is among the internationally acclaimed musical artists headlining Ball State's 2014-15 annual Arts Alive concert series.
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.
Menu
University Marketing and Communications
Arts and Communications Building, AC 224
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST Monday - Friday. For after-hours calls, dial the number below and you will be directed to an on-call staff person.
Phone: 765-285-1560
Fax: 765-285-5442
View E-mail Address