News Articles in College of Architecture and Planning

August 21, 2014
Ball State has announced the names of high-achieving students who've captured top national honors during the 2013-14 academic year.
December 13, 2013
An architecture professor is challenging his students to imagine uses for derelict commercial aircraft parked in airplane graveyards A Ball State University architecture professor challenges his students to imagine uses for thousands of abandoned commercial aircraft parked in airplane graveyards around the globe.
October 23, 2013
Renowned architect Daniel LibeskindRenowned architect Daniel Libeskind will speak at Ball State about why memorable, well-designed places are important tools for a community’s economic development strategy.
October 2, 2013
CAP’s founding dean, Charles Sappenfield, remembered for standards, styleThe legacy of the late Charles Sappenfield, the founding dean of Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning, lives on in first-class studio work, education beyond the campus and its impact on communities.
September 16, 2013
Fall speaker line up touches all interestsA notable broadcast journalist, legendary basketball coach and A-list film star are among those headlining this fall's line-up of speakers coming to Ball State University.
August 19, 2013
During the 2012-13 academic year, Ball State University students captured a total of 16 major national scholarships and/or fellowships.
May 8, 2013
Students use Traveler to capture Frank Lloyd Wright house in Oak Park, Ill.Ball State University has developed a versatile mobile application that allows college classes to compile the equivalent of digital “textbooks” about their field trips and individual travelers to create detailed vacation journals.
September 5, 2012
Longtime Muncie resident Barbara Lowe has donated more than $390,000 through her estate to establish two Ball State scholarships for incoming freshmen.
July 30, 2012
The Ball State Backyard is back for guests to visit at this year's 156th Indiana State Fair Aug. 3-19, including Ball State Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 in the Agriculture-Horticulture building.
May 2, 2012
Architecture major is sixth Ball State student to win a prestigious Udall award since 2005.
April 12, 2012
Immersive learning class creates a website with a documentary examining the rich stories of Muncie's history homes and neighborhoods.
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.
January 25, 2012
Mahesh_portrait.jpgBall State University professor Mahesh Daas has been named a 2011-12 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Distinguished Professor. As chair of the Department of Architecture, Daas is recognized for sustained creative achievement in the advancement of architectural education through teaching, design, scholarship, research and service.
August 30, 2011
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has named Michael T. Miller, an architecture and political science major from Elkhart, Ind., to a two-year term as the new student representative on the Board of Trustees at Ball State University.
July 25, 2011
The Ball State Backyard is back for guests to visit at this year’s 155th Indiana State Fair Aug. 5-21, including Ball State Day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Agriculture-Horticulture building.
July 20, 2011
As a result of research by Ball State University faculty, the Indiana Historical Bureau will place a new state historical marker in Indianapolis at the site of Washington Park, where the Indianapolis ABCs and Chicago Giants played the first Negro National League baseball game on May 2, 1920.
July 6, 2011
Michael Silver, former director of digital media at the Yale School of Architecture and now head of his own multidisciplinary design practice in New York City, will join Ball State's College of Architecture and Planning this fall as its inaugural Design Innovation Fellow.
May 20, 2011
indyprincesses180.jpgSeven Ball State students are participating in the 2011 500 Festival Princess Program as part of the festivities leading up to "Greatest Spectacle in Racing." As princesses, the students act as goodwill ambassadors for communities statewide, volunteering for schools and other nonprofit organizations.
May 6, 2011
Other student academic achievements in 2011
May 4, 2011
abby.jpgAbigail Shemoel, '11, is named a national finalist for the Frederick Law Olmsted Scholarship presented annually by the Landscape Architecture Foundation. She becomes one of just two undergraduate students in history to earn the honor. Earlier in the year, she was named one of Ball State's first two finalists for a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship.
February 24, 2011
Reframing the concept of low-cost housing from "charitable work" to "social entrepreneurship" is among the goals of an upcoming conference, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), that looks to fundamentally rethink housing design and product usability in resource/infrastructure-poor environments.
December 22, 2010
Paul and Leslie Strohm donate $25,000 gift in memory of Carl and Marjorie Strohm.
November 12, 2010
Matt TancosThroughout its nearly century-long history, Ball State has produced just a handful of semifinalists for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. This year, for the first time, it advances two candidates to the final round of the selection process.
September 7, 2010
Alumnus Robert Hunt will return to campus this fall to provide synergy and expertise as an interdisciplinary group of students redesigns a main gateway and transportation hub in Venice, Italy.
May 21, 2010
A record number of Ball State students win Fulbright awards and one student wins prestigious Udall award.
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