Student Achievement

February 12, 2014
Indianapolis Star: 'Jeopardy' tourney testing smarts of Ball State senior
Student to appear on game show.
December 2, 2013
Channel One News: Living with HIV/AIDS
Profile of Paige Rawl, a Ball State freshman, who speaks of how she was bullied in junior high and high school when her classmates discovered she was HIV positive (she was infected at birth). She has taken that experience and turned it into a personal crusade to educate people about the disease and how to treat people who are infected. She has won a number of national honors for her campaign. Story shows her going through her daily routine here on campus.
April 30, 2013
Education by design for Ball State students
Source: Star Press
Ball State creates student-run interior design firm partnership.
April 8, 2013
Columbus native part of Ball State team that uses app to take March Madness highlights online
If in recent weeks you've watched fearsome blocks, monster dunks and other exciting college hoops scenes online on your mobile device, chances are Columbus native Luke Martin helped bring them to you.
Martin, a sophomore at Ball State University, is part of a team of students that is helping Turner Sports bring the most exciting scenes of March Madness to viewers in real time. (NOTE: This story was distributed by Associated Press and appeared in The Indianapolis Star on April 7.)
January 14, 2013
Women Challenge Male Philosophers to Make Room in Unfriendly Field
Women at the meeting here said there are some bright spots in the discipline. At a table in a room displaying philosophy books for sale, three undergraduate women sat with copies of the undergraduate philosophy journal Stance. Undergraduates at Ball State University produce it, and all of its authors are students. The journal was started by a female student in 2006, and its current editor is female, as are the authors of about half of the papers in its latest issue.
David W. Concepcion, chairman of Ball State's department of philosophy and religious studies, is the journal's managing editor. He cajoled Kiley Neal, a soft-spoken senior majoring in creative writing with a minor in philosophy, to be this year's editor in chief.
"Being editor of a journal is a big step for me," said Ms. Neal. "But if Dave thinks I can do it, I can do it."
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