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October 5, 2015
A new study establishes standards for cardiorespiratory fitness.
October 5, 2015
A new study by the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) finds that Indiana ranked 39th among the 50 states for health, education and living standards in 2014 as well as a significant disparity among the counties.
October 5, 2015
September 30, 2015
The new Indiana Communities Institute will build upon the university’s long-standing role in assisting cities and towns around the state. Research shows if a community is an attractive place to live, the jobs will follow.
September 30, 2015
The National Endowment for the Humanities is singling out two Ball State projects — What Middletown Read and The Real Buffalo Bill — as among the most significant the agency has funded in its first 50 years.
September 28, 2015
A 90-day stint at the bottom of the world was an amazing experience for geologist Carolyn Dowling, who is studying how various chemicals break down rocks in Antarctica and comparing the process to inhabited areas.
September 25, 2015
Longtime broadcaster and community activist Al Rent will oversee public broadcasting operations at Ball State.
September 23, 2015
Emens Auditorium renderingTrustees approve the creation of a College of Health and support the renovation of Emens Auditorium as a campus-community collaboration.
September 22, 2015
Anders Ruhwald, Number 1, 2013, glass, ceramic, wood, David Owsley Museum of ArtA Ball State University exhibition, Anders Ruhwald: One Thing Follows Another (And You Make It Happen), has been selected for inclusion in the prestigious 2015 Cheongju International Craft Biennale of Korea. Ruhwald’s exhibition will be featured in the main Biennale exhibition, The Making Process, which is on view through Oct. 25.
September 17, 2015
"Mad World," the winner of the university's 2014 Discovery New Musical Theatre Festival, will make its debut at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25 in University Theatre. The production also will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and Sept. 29-Oct. 3, and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 27 and Oct. 4.
September 10, 2015
Ball State has unveiled its Weidner Center for Residential Property Management, thanks to a million-dollar gift from one of the largest apartment owners in the United States. The donation by Dean Weidner, owner of Weidner Apartment Homes, will help elevate Ball State's program to national status.
September 10, 2015
September 8, 2015
Ball State University’s total student enrollment increases 2.6 percent for fall 2015.
September 8, 2015
Iranian author Firoozeh Dumas, whose book is this year’s Freshman Common Reader, and Randi Zuckerberg, businesswoman and sister of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, are among the speakers at Ball State this fall.
August 31, 2015
President Paul W. Ferguson has announced the awarding of 16 Academic Excellence Grants representing approximately $4.2 million in funding for new initiatives in The Centennial Commitment (18 by ’18).
August 24, 2015
Is it an apartment complex or an apartment community? Study promotes proper word choice to improve the public’s perception of apartment life.
August 24, 2015
Ball State University's newly renovated Botsford/Swinford Halls in Johnson Complex opened this fall, housing about 600 students in Ball State's Emerging Media and Communications Living-Learning Communities. The six-story, $35.7-million structure is home to the latest in sustainable design features catering to today's eco-conscious millennials.
August 21, 2015
With deep admiration and appreciation, and a call to faculty and staff to continue raising the bar on scholarship and mentoring, President Paul W. Ferguson opened the new academic year with the annual fall convocation.
August 21, 2015
Landscape architecture students and the Indianapolis parks department create an urban farm that fills a neighborhood’s need for fresh produce, education, and a sense of community.
August 21, 2015
Longtime exercise science professor Lenny Kaminsky received Ball State’s Outstanding Faculty Award during the Fall Opening Convocation. The award honors excellence in teaching, research or creative endeavors, and service by a faculty member who has worked for the university for more than five years.
August 19, 2015
The Ball State arboretum became nationally accredited, joining an elite field across the U.S.
August 18, 2015
Ball State University receives more than half a million dollars in restitution from the sale of convicted criminal’s assets.
July 28, 2015
This month a group of 24 students from across Iraq have converged on Ball State’s campus as part of an educational exchange program hosted by the university’s Center for International Development (CID).
July 24, 2015
World class sprinter Colin Jackson (left) prepares for the filming of a British Broadcasting Company (BBC) documentary with Scott Trappe, HPL director.A study found that a former world champion sprinter has a high abundance of the rare and powerful super fast-twitch muscle fibers.
July 24, 2015
Medieval jousting, farming and fried foods will be the focus of student reports from the Indiana State Fair.
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