December 29, 2015
A playscape for Muncie Head Start adds learning to outdoor play—with help from College of Architecture and Planning students and the community.
December 18, 2015
Beneficence imageTrustees note high ratings by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, reflecting a solid financial outlook for the university.
December 17, 2015
New Ball State Commencement app links students and guests to important information about the ceremony.
December 14, 2015
Animation professor John Ludwick spent years working on his short film, “Claire & the Keys.” Now the film is receiving praise and accolades at festivals worldwide.
December 7, 2015
A report from the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) forecasts the state and national economies will grow about 2 percent in 2016, an indication that sluggish GDP rates are the new normal.
December 3, 2015
Fall Commencement imageJohn Seffrin, a Ball State graduate who recently retired as CEO of the American Cancer Society, will be the main speaker for December Commencement.
December 2, 2015
Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch, a Polish glass artist, is spending the 2015-16 academic year teaching cold-working techniques to Ball State students, some of whom will travel to her native country for a series of workshops and educational field trips in May.
December 2, 2015
My Voice lets students recommend ways to improve Ball State. Voting runs through Dec. 11 to select ideas, which a student team will research then proposed to administrators.
December 1, 2015
Best of Ball State Dance Theatre: Past and PresentCome and see Ball State University's dance concert, “Best of Ball State Dance Theatre: Past and Present,” at University Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-12, with a matinee at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 13.
November 30, 2015
David Letterman imageBall State alumnus David Letterman gives collection of memorabilia from his 33-year TV career to Ball State University.
November 24, 2015
Ball State history professor Ken Hall will return to Cambodia to fill the gaps in knowledge of the Khmer Empire of Angkor, which existed from the ninth to the 15th centuries.
November 17, 2015
Retired telecommunications professor Steve Bell reflects on a career that included covering the assassination of John F. Kennedy, working as a war correspondent in Vietnam and Cambodia, and being on the ground floor of "Good Morning America."
November 17, 2015
Robert Berrington, a Ball State physics and astronomy professor, attended the Oct. 11 dedication ceremony for the La Palma telescope along with other members of SARA, a group of 13 institutions that operates three telescopes across the globe.Faculty and students now have remote access to a telescope located off the coast of northern Africa.
November 11, 2015
David Letterman returns to his alma mater Nov. 30 to host a discussion with filmmakers Spike Jonze and Bennett Miller.
November 4, 2015
Nonpartisan Hoosier Survey, developed annually through a Ball State University Bowen Center for Public Affairs and WISH-TV partnership, provides Indiana policymakers with insight into public opinion on current key issues.
November 4, 2015
As a Fulbright Scholar, Ball State Professor Nihal Perera will research and teach urban planning in Myanmar.
November 2, 2015
Ball State is expected to draw some of the nation’s top young piano performers, when it hosts preliminary auditions for the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Nov. 13-15 at Sursa Performance Hall. Tickets will be available beginning Nov. 2 online or at the Emens box office. Other worldwide preliminary audition sites are London, Tokyo, and Hamburg, Germany.
October 30, 2015
As a Ball State student, theater instructor Colin Hart discovered the medical nightmares that inspired "Frankenstein."
October 28, 2015
CBER report finds that Indiana may have an excess supply of trained teachers and not a shortage.
October 27, 2015
“As You Like It,” one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, will open at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in University Theatre.“As You Like It,” one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, will open at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in University Theatre. The production will also be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and Nov. 10-14, with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8.
October 26, 2015
Aquatic researcher Mark Pyron will participate in a study to examine how large water systems impact life on two continents and how climate change could affect those ecosystems.
October 20, 2015
Ball State graduate Dustin Gilmer receives his degree from Dean Roger Lavery while President Paul W. Ferguson looks onA new report finds that wheelchair users look at a variety of factors including accessibility and privacy when selecting a college.
October 19, 2015
Shelby Sneed wins Chirp! Chirp! awardSophomore Shelby Sneed won Ball State's first Chirp! Chirp! Spirit Scholarship, which covers half of in-state tuition for a semester.
October 12, 2015
Working with staff from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, artists and designers from Ball State University's Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts have created a virtual world that authentically simulates Buffalo Bill's Wild West, one of the era’s most popular exhibitions dramatizing frontier life.
October 9, 2015
Outstanding Creative Endeavor Award winners Drew Vidal and Michael Elliott discuss the creation of their original play, 'Frankenstein.'