News Articles in College of Applied Sciences and Technology

October 6, 2014
College Choice names Ball State’s online education program one of the top 50 in the nation.
August 15, 2014
Ten Ball State faculty members recognized for exemplary scholarship, service and professional achievements have been named distinguished professors.
January 30, 2014
Ball State faculty will use soccer to improve international relations between the U.S. and Tajikistan.
January 8, 2014
October 16, 2013
Study finds that college students are willing to pay more to live close to campus.
September 9, 2013
Ball State Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) researchers will visit NASA’s Houston facilities next week to examine a crewmember from the International Space Station as part of an ongoing program.
August 22, 2013
On Sept. 28, Sotiris Hji-Avgoustis, newly appointed chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, will represent the university as a planner of the international MUKESCO Peace Run. Held in Eldoret, Kenya, the run gives participants a chance to stand for peace in an area that has been rocked by violence in recent years due to political and economic instability.
May 21, 2013
Interior design students present their finished work to client Easter Seals CrossroadsThe University Design Center matches Ball State interior design students with professionals statewide, including retailers, hotels, offices and nonprofits in need of design concepts for their spaces. Working in teams, the students consult with clients and provide graphic solutions — everything from the layout of floor plans and ideas for lighting to suggestions for fixtures and furnishings — that can then be executed by professional designers.
April 8, 2013
Ball State's School of Nursing is partnering with Community Health Network to create the Nursing Academy, an accelerated degree program designed to increase the number of registered nurses in Indiana.
February 25, 2013
A study by Ball State University’s Human Performance Laboratory finds that a lifetime of exercise may result in 80-year-olds with physical conditioning as good as many people half their age.
February 18, 2013
A contingent of Ball State University faculty will travel to the Middle East in mid-March for the final phase of an international program to strengthen ties between the United States and Jordan.
February 5, 2013
Research finds a spoonful of cinnamon lowers blood sugar, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes.
November 8, 2012
"The Underground Railroad in the Ohio River Valley" puts schoolchildren into the role of runaway slaves. The game is being created by immersive learning classes.
November 6, 2012
all State University electronic artists have created a "forest" of light and sound that will be on exhibit in Beijing, China through November, yet also accessible to visitors from Indiana or anywhere else in the world.
November 5, 2012
Do you get regular headaches or migraines? A report by the Global Health Institute says it might be because of abnormal levels of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, volatile organic compounds, light, humidity, temperature and sound.
October 15, 2012
A study by the Global Health Institute finds that nearly 31 percent of Hoosiers are obese, ranking Indiana as eighth worst.
August 29, 2012
Ball State University will be represented by an athlete and a coach in the 14th Paralympic Games, which start Aug. 29 in London. Emmy Kaiser, a master's student, will compete in wheelchair tennis, while Lawrence Judge, an associate professor of physical education, will help coach track and field.
July 20, 2012
judge_180.jpgLawrence Judge, an associate professor of physical education at Ball State University, has been named an assistant track and field coach for the U.S. Paralympic team. Judge, who also coordinates the university’s online athletic coaching education program, will coach athletes in ambulatory throwing events during the London Paralympics in August and September.
July 11, 2012
Researcher Jagdish Khubchandani found most schools aren't prepared to handle violence associated with teen dating.
May 9, 2012
A study of 140 women between the ages of 18 and 50 found a strong correlation between childhood adversity with migraines and inflammation that leads to strokes.
May 2, 2012
Ball State University's construction management program is in the spotlight—experiencing growth in its enrollment and receiving national accreditation.
April 18, 2012
Four new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will examine automobile history, mobile applications to teach science, animal issues and reducing prejudice through animated videos.
March 29, 2012
Earn continuing education credits (CEs) and explore ethical dilemmas that emerge for staff, family and loved ones at the end of life. Attend the 19th annual Hospice Foundation of America's Living with Grief Program End-of-Life Ethics at Ball State University.
March 23, 2012
Ball State will host the Indiana Association of Nursing Students' (IANS) annual state convention from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 in the Cooper Science building. The theme of the state convention is 24/7/365: It's Critical to Care.
January 30, 2012
Ball State students will help build a solar-powered house as part of a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
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