News Articles in College of Sciences and Humanities

December 10, 2014
December 10, 2014
December 1, 2014
A new report finds more than one in 10 Indiana adolescents is a victim of dating violence, which endangers their health and well-being.
November 6, 2014
Passenger PigeonA new exhibit, “Passenger Pigeons,” opens this month at Minnetrista, featuring the work of Honors College students in a colloquium focused on the 100-year anniversary of the passenger pigeon's extinction.
November 6, 2014
Written by Jill Christman, an English professor, “Borrowed Babies: Apprenticing for Motherhood” examines how colleges allowed undergraduates to practice their newly acquired mothering skills on orphaned infants.
October 15, 2014
Ball State researchers are developing a compound that may eventually lead to a drug therapy to battle a superbug.
October 7, 2014
Severe weatherA new study finds that one in 10 Americans may be so scared of severe weather that they suffer sleeplessness or anxiety.
October 6, 2014
College Choice names Ball State’s online education program one of the top 50 in the nation.
September 30, 2014
Ball State faculty are leading a mission to bring clean drinking water to people living near the top of the world.Ball State faculty are leading a mission to bring clean drinking water to people living near the top of the world.
September 22, 2014
A year of investigating cold cases around Indiana has resulted in an immersive learning class winning a national award.
September 10, 2014
A contingent of educators from Ball State University is hosting the university's first autism symposium aimed at meeting the needs of today's college students who are on the spectrum. Putting Together the Autism Puzzle is free and open to the public and will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center.
August 27, 2014
A new report finds U.S. adolescents’ misperceptions about weight can lead to unhealthy behavior.
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.
August 15, 2014
Ten Ball State faculty members recognized for exemplary scholarship, service and professional achievements have been named distinguished professors.
June 9, 2014
A new study finds Indiana residents support key components of the Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate to buy insurance, but a minority support the law overall.
June 2, 2014
A new study finds that 95 percent of college and university presidents oppose allowing concealed handguns on campus.
May 5, 2014
Luke SchmidLuke Schmid, a Ball State junior studying pre-medicine and cellular/molecular biology with career ambitions of pursuing an MD/PhD in biomedical engineering, has been named a 2014 Goldwater Scholar.
April 1, 2014
Ball State student Fred Robinson is an intern for a multimedia studio in New York City as part of the New York Arts ProgramA new partnership between Ball State and the New York Arts Program, a semester-long learning opportunity for college students to work and live in New York City, is helping students land unique internships and gain real-world experience as professionals in the arts.
March 31, 2014
Battle of PerryvilleAn immersive learning class has developed a new app allowing visitors to a Kentucky state park to experience an important Civil War battle through their mobile devices.
February 20, 2014
Four new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will enhance visitors’ experience at the David Owsley Museum of Art, help launch a traveling museum called Freedom Bus, examine religion in comic books and produce a series of short documentaries on the use of rail-based mass transit systems.
December 13, 2013
Crossroads Connect is not the typical digital textbook, but an application for tablet computers.Fourth-grade students around Indiana will be able to learn about the state’s history in a new way as a result of a digital Indiana social studies textbook created by students at the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry.
September 30, 2013
The Global Health Institute has found that one-fourth of the nation’s psychiatric residency training program directors believe access to firearms should not be prohibited for these individuals.
September 26, 2013
Researchers have found that eyewitnesses may be prone to mistakes when they try to judge whether a suspect is telling the truth.
September 9, 2013
The vast majority of college students at 15 schools in the Midwest oppose allowing concealed guns on their campuses.
August 28, 2013
Ball State sports historian Ed Krzemiensky holds a copy of his new book, Rising TideBall State sports historian Ed Krzemiensky has written a new book that sheds new light on the 1960s college life of sports icon Joe Namath.
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