December 10, 2013
Carmel Theatre-goers will be in for a treat when Actor’s Theatre of Indiana presents an exclusive engagement of “The Circus in Winter.” The musical is based on a novel by Indiana novelist Cathy Day that details the history of a traveling circus that wintered in Peru, Ind. The script was crafted by 14 students in theatre and dance professor Beth Turcotte’s immersive learning class at Ball State University.
September 24, 2013
It was a large patch of grass. The keyword here is was. An area behind the TRC Head Start building is being transformed into an outdoor learning area for little explorers, with the help of some Ball State University architecture students.
August 12, 2013
Story about a Ball State immersive learning class developing apps for the Department of Natural Resources.
April 30, 2013
Education by design for Ball State students
Ball State creates student-run interior design firm partnership.
April 15, 2013
Ball State, Community Health create nurse academy
Ball State University and Community Health Network are creating an accelerated, three-year bachelor's degree program to increase the number of registered nurses in Indiana.
February 12, 2013
Southside neighborhoods ready to welcome BSU students
Beginning this month, BSU students enrolled in Steve Radil’s immersive learning geography class, will work with neighborhood associations in seven neighborhoods — Anthony, West Briar, Industry, South Central, Forest Park, Old West End and Morningside — to assess their strengths and weaknesses, known as a "mental mapping."
November 1, 2012
How to Overcome Your Fears and Move Your Business Forward
In September, a dozen of Clark Muntean's students began mentoring Jan Long, president of Mr. Canary, a Carmel, Ind.-based maker of bird feeders that are sold at Kmart, Walmart and Kroger (with annual revenue of about $500,000). Long and her sister, Christina Mowery, started Mr. Canary in 1995. They were fearless, she says, mostly because they were naive. "This is what happens with entrepreneurial people," Long says. "You just hurl yourself off a cliff and then you start thinking, Oh, my God. I don't know how to fly."
July 31, 2012
Live From London: Ball State’s Best Take on Olympics
The calling card of Ball State is its commitment to what it calls “immersive learning.” This summer, the state-run research university in Muncie, IN, is more than living up to its promise.