March 31, 2017
Senior Honors College biology major Ellen Wagner becomes third Ball State student to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The prestigious award will provide her with a stipend for her graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
October 13, 2016
Ball State community is remembering James “Jim” Ruebel, who helped shape students — often by mentoring them one-on-one. He died Sunday at age 71 after an extended illness.
July 15, 2015
Ball State leads the state in improvement of on-time graduation rates, says ICHE report.
November 11, 2014
Senior Colin Hart is a finalist for a Marshall Scholarship. Together, the Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships are considered the two most prestigious, competitive scholarships in the nation.
November 6, 2014
A 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.
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 19, 2013
During the 2012-13 academic year, Ball State University students captured a total of 16 major national scholarships and/or fellowships.
July 26, 2013
Three Ball State students and alumni will study abroad for the 2013-14 academic year as recipients of Fulbright Scholarships. Ball State's Fulbright recipients are Carly Bacurin, Abby Savage and Cynthia Smith. They will spend their academic year conducting research, studying and teaching English.
July 16, 2013
A new video game produced by Ball State immersive learning students allows schoolchildren to understand the interactions between Middle Mississippians, an early indigenous people.
August 7, 2012
Joe and Carol Trimmer continue to demonstrate their support for Ball State University's Honors College with a $52,000 contribution to fund a scholarship in their name for students of the college.
May 8, 2012
A Ball State student is among more than 280 in the country to earn a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
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.
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.
May 6, 2011
Other student academic achievements in 2011
April 20, 2011
For the first time in university history, two Ball State students have received Goldwater Scholarships in a competition honoring only 275 students around the country.
April 1, 2011
Megan Whitacre is Indiana’s 2011 recipient of the Harry S Truman Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships in the nation, given to students committed to careers in public service.
March 17, 2011
Almost six years to the day after introducing 25 Inauguration Scholars during ceremonies in the Indiana Statehouse, President Jo Ann M. Gora returned to the capitol on March 17 to announce 55 Bold Celebration Scholars, among the first beneficiaries of the $200 million Ball State Bold capital campaign approaching its conclusion in June.
December 29, 2009
Students' immersive learning project makes art and the resources of the Ball State University Museum of Art accessible to high school students.
October 8, 2009
After $1.3 million in renovations, the Colonial-style house that once belonged to Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball is now the new home of the Honors College.
August 21, 2009
After two years of construction, the $30-million DeHority Complex project has been completed, and a ceremony scheduled at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the residence hall will mark its grand reopening.
May 5, 2009
University's strategic emphasis on attracting more high-achieving students to Ball State and giving them a top-notch education is now paying dividends as more undergraduates and recent alumni secure major grants.
April 4, 2008
For the first time in school history, Ball State's College Bowl team will compete in the National College Bowl Tournament April 25-27 at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn.
October 4, 2007
Ball State's fall semester applications topped 13,000, which was a 21 percent gain from 2006 and 32 percent more than 2005. In addition, Ball State saw more than three-fourths of its freshman return for their sophomore year, which was a 2 percent gain from the previous year.
August 15, 2007
The George and Frances Ball Foundation gives $10.5 million toward the university's efforts to expand immersive learning opportunities and the Honors College.