News Articles in April
May 5, 2014
Luke 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.
May 2, 2014
Trustees named the new Football Team Complex for Ronald and Joan Venderly, approved enhanced funding for student programs, and approved the general fund budget, as well as salary increases for employees.
April 28, 2014
Luke Messer, congressman for Indiana's sixth district, a 19-county region of east central and southeastern Indiana, will deliver the address at Ball State University's annual Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m.
April 25, 2014
Ball State students have created a musical examining the history and people of one of Indiana's most popular tourist attractions: scenic Brown County. A reading of "If You Don't Outdie Me" will take place May 1 in the Choral Hall of the Music Instruction Building with additional readings scheduled for May 9-10 at the Brown County Playhouse.
April 22, 2014
Ball 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 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 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
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 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 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 1, 2014
A 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.
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