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January 10, 2017
Online and Distance Education studentsU.S. News & World Report ranks three of Ball State’s online graduate programs in the top 20.
January 9, 2017
Kathy WolfKathy Wolf brings years of nonprofit and corporate experience to bear as the new vice president for marketing and communications at Ball State.
January 9, 2017
A nationally renowned political activist will discuss the impact of Martin Luther King during the keynote address for Unity Week.
January 6, 2017
Gov. Mike Pence names Brian Gallagher, ’81 LHD ’03, to Ball State University Board of Trustees.
December 22, 2016
Hollis HughesThe retiring Ball State trustee was honored for his lifetime of service to his alma mater and community.
December 16, 2016
The Ball State University Board of Trustees approved the issuance of finance bonds to fund the construction of the health professions building.
December 13, 2016
Human Performance LaboratoryThe Human Performance Laboratory will participate in a $170 million study about why exercise is good for the body at a molecular level.
December 7, 2016
Eli Parks and Jennifer BottBall State senior Eli Parks is producing a short instructional video about networking to assist future students with their careers.
December 7, 2016
Lavera Knight Hughes and Hollis HughesThe Ball State University community is saddened to learn of the passing of Lavera Knight Hughes, a Ball State alumna and the wife of Ball State Trustee Hollis E. Hughes Jr.
November 30, 2016
Robert MorrisRobert Morris, Ball State’s chief academic officer, passes away.
November 29, 2016
Gov. Mike Pence names Mike McDaniel, ’73 MPA ’79, to Ball State University Board of Trustees.
November 28, 2016
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s holiday transformation is about to become one of Ball State’s largest theater productions when “A Christmas Carol” comes to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8-10 and 15-17, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee Dec. 10-11 and 17-18.
November 28, 2016
Ball State University students, faculty, staff and other community members are invited to attend an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the L.A. Pittenger Student Center Cardinal Hall Suite C (second floor) to discuss plans for bicycle improvements on campus.
November 9, 2016
STEM grantBall State joins five other Indiana higher education institutions to boost the number of bachelor’s degrees earned by historically underrepresented minorities.
October 27, 2016
Destiny Walker serves honorary bailiffStudents and community members witnessed the legal system as the justices conducted oral arguments for a real case at Emens Auditorium.
October 19, 2016
Swing! performers“Swing!” brings its jazz-infused story told via song and dance to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. November 4, 5 and 8-12 with a 2:30 p.m. matinee November 6 and 13.
October 17, 2016
PRSSA students and Deborah DavisStudents from Ball State and the University of Indianapolis have partnered to host PRSSA’s upcoming “Crossroads of Public Relations” national conference.
October 13, 2016
James RuebelBall 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.
September 19, 2016
Giselle Drake and Lincoln Clauss“Parade,” a heart-wrenching true story about a Brooklyn-based Jewish man wrongly convicted for a crime he didn’t commit, opens at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in University Theatre. The production also will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and Sept. 27-Oct. 1, and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2.
September 16, 2016
CharlieTown 2015In its debut year, CharlieTown welcomed nearly 1,500 visitors for food, games and a celebration of Ball State spirit.
September 12, 2016
Johnny "Cupcakes" EarleESPN’s John Anderson is among the notable speakers coming to campus as part of the fall speakers series.
September 9, 2016
The Board of Trustees approved the naming of the Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center after the men’s volleyball head coach from 1959 to 1998.
September 7, 2016
Indiana Bicentennial Torch RelayThe group will document the 3,200-mile trip with news stories, videos, photos and social media posts.
September 2, 2016
The university earned the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from “Insight Into Diversity” magazine for the campus’ commitment to diversity and inclusion.
August 29, 2016
first day of classesWith 3,911 students, this year’s freshman class is the third largest in Ball State’s history, bringing total enrollment to 21,998.
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