April 20, 2013
Ball State trustees have approved a new master of science degree in software engineering.
April 15, 2013
Study finds that school nurses need more help in battling adolescent dating violence.
December 13, 2012
Hoosiers support decriminalizing marijuana, according to the 2012 WISH-TV/Ball State University Hoosier Survey. Results also found little support for a constitutional ban on same sex marriage.
December 12, 2012
The 2012 WISH-TV/Ball State University Hoosier Survey finds more Hoosiers support abortion rights. Residents also weigh in on the Affordable Care Act and health insurance exchange.
December 11, 2012
The WISH-TV/Ball State University Hoosier Survey finds that job creation is the No. 1 priority for Indiana residents. The fifth annual Hoosier Survey identifies Indiana residents’ top priorities for state government action during the coming legislative session and garners their opinions on key state issues.
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 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 1, 2012
A Ball State University student-produced documentary, "Stories and Legends: Historic Preservation in Muncie, Indiana," will screen at the prestigious Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis in late October. The film is part of the Historic Muncie project.
August 1, 2012
Members of a Ball State University immersive learning group have played a huge role in enhancing the offerings of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library (KVML), doing their part to ensure the late Hoosier novelist's legacy never leaves Indiana.
July 23, 2012
Indianapolis entrepreneur Charlie Brown gives Ball State $2.2 million to replace its planetarium to make it the biggest and most advanced in the state.
July 20, 2012
The Ball State Board of Trustees approved a new $4.6 million planetarium. The Ball State University Planetarium, built with private support, will be the largest and most sophisticated in Indiana.
June 29, 2012
Ball State University is taking "The Circus in Winter" to New York City this fall as one of eight new musicals selected for inclusion in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre's 24th annual Festival of New Musicals.
May 8, 2012
A Ball State student is among more than 280 in the country to earn a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
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 7, 2012
Alumna Georgia M. Burns has donated more than $76,000 through her estate to establish three scholarships that will assist Ball State students.
March 7, 2012
A new endowment will support the Joe and Carol Trimmer Honors Thesis Prize at Ball State University. The $29,000 contribution will fund annual awards for senior projects as well as related expenses of advertisement or recognition.
March 6, 2012
Research of murder-suicides reported by The New York Times from 1858 to 2003 confirms long-standing evidence that murder-suicides most often occur at home, with male perpetrators and female victims in intimate relationships.
March 1, 2012
The Hanson Rhetoric and Composition Award has been established with more than $25,000. Awards will be made to master's and doctoral students conducting research for the Ball State University Department of English in the area of rhetoric and composition.
February 22, 2012
Biology professor emeritus Thomas McComish and his wife, Carol, have contributed $26,500 to create a scholarship for Ball State University students pursuing an aquatic biology and fisheries degree.
November 3, 2011
Ball State University senior Will Jay has been named a finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship. Jay is the third Ball State finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship in the last two years.
October 31, 2011
More psychiatric nursing programs need to offer training that would curb firearm suicides and homicides linked to mental illness, says a new study from Ball State.
September 15, 2011
"The Circus in Winter," a musical adaptation of Cathy Day's novel by the same name, opens Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances scheduled for the same time Sept. 30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 5–8. Audiences can also catch at matinee Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m.
September 13, 2011
The Department of Physiology and Health Science is presenting its annual McGovern Lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center Ballroom.
August 16, 2011
New book links Soviet youth cravings for Western products to entrepreneurs who eventually became business and political elite in the post-Soviet era.
August 3, 2011
The Virtual Middletown Project brings to life a simulation of the early 20th-century Ball Brothers glass factory in Muncie, Ind., right down to workers removing hot pieces of glassware from the furnaces.