News Articles in 2013

December 30, 2013
December 18, 2013
A virtual 3-D simulation of Stonehenge created by Ball State digital artists will be featured next year on an episode of “The Universe"A virtual 3-D simulation of Stonehenge created by Ball State digital artists will be featured next year on an episode of “The Universe,” a popular science series that airs on The History Channel 2.
December 16, 2013
December 13, 2013
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.
December 13, 2013
An architecture professor is challenging his students to imagine uses for derelict commercial aircraft parked in airplane graveyards A Ball State University architecture professor challenges his students to imagine uses for thousands of abandoned commercial aircraft parked in airplane graveyards around the globe.
December 6, 2013
In accordance with a presidential proclamation regarding the passing of Nelson Mandela, Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half staff beginning immediately. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset Monday, December 9.
December 6, 2013
Study from Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) finds local tax abatements may be increasing local property tax rates overall and not effectively attracting new jobs.
December 4, 2013
Residents across Indiana will have the opportunity to hear Michael Hicks, director of Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), discuss the state’s economic outlook.
November 26, 2013
Ball State's dance majors will explore how color can generate and express movement and shapes through "The Color of Motion."Ball State's dance majors will explore how color can generate and express movement and shapes through "The Color of Motion," coming to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5-7, with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8.
November 26, 2013
Ball State's dance majors will explore how color can generate and express movement and shapes through "The Color of Motion," coming to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5-7, with a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8.
November 22, 2013
On the order of the president of the United States, Ball State University will lower its U.S. flags today (Friday, November 22) in honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
November 11, 2013
Twenty-four students are preparing to pack up their newsroom and head to Russia, for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. They will have the opportunity to gain experience in journalism, telecommunications, photojournalism, public relations and graphic design by providing behind-the-scenes coverage of the winter international competition through BSU at the Games, which serves as a student-managed news agency.
October 28, 2013
42nd Street'42nd Street,' a big, bold musical that celebrates the stuff dreams are made of, will make its way to Ball State University with a debut show at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at University Theatre.
October 26, 2013
President Jo Ann Gora informed the Board of Trustees yesterday that she will retire from her position as president of Ball State University at the end of June, 2014.
October 24, 2013
Telecommunications instructor, Chris FlookTelecommunications instructor Chris Flook documents Indiana’s courthouse squares to showcase the historical structures.
October 23, 2013
The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) has completed a review of Indiana’s state economic development efforts, making several recommendations.
October 23, 2013
Renowned architect Daniel LibeskindRenowned architect Daniel Libeskind will speak at Ball State about why memorable, well-designed places are important tools for a community’s economic development strategy.
October 16, 2013
Study finds that college students are willing to pay more to live close to campus.
October 16, 2013
Emens Auditorium, 50 years, 1964-2014To celebrate the 50th anniversary season of Emens Auditorium, the university will kick off a yearlong celebration beginning with the Oct. 22 Artist Series production of the Broadway hit "Hello Dolly." A preshow reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of the auditorium for ticketholders of the event. Ball State President Jo Ann M. Gora and others will deliver remarks before the show's 7:30 p.m. opening.
October 7, 2013
Works created by Marilyn da Silva will be among those displayed for the Three Plus One exhibitBall State's School of Art invites the public to attend “Three Plus One: Four Contemporary American Women Metalsmiths,” a major invitational exhibition on display through Oct. 31. Works featured in the exhibition include those created by Ball State Professor of Art, Patricia Nelson.
October 7, 2013
Ball State trustees approve insurance benefits designed to manage costs for both employees and the university.
October 3, 2013
"There's No Place Like Homecoming," Ball State's 2013 Homecoming themeBall State University is embracing all things Wizard of Oz with its “There’s No Place Like Homecoming” theme as the campus community prepares to celebrate the 87 year of this annual, weeklong tradition. Homecoming events begin Oct. 7 and culminate Oct. 12, when the Ball State Cardinals host the Kent State Golden Flashes at 3 p.m. in Scheumann Stadium.
October 2, 2013
CAP’s founding dean, Charles Sappenfield, remembered for standards, styleThe legacy of the late Charles Sappenfield, the founding dean of Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning, lives on in first-class studio work, education beyond the campus and its impact on communities.
October 1, 2013
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