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
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 has written a new book that sheds new light on the 1960s college life of sports icon Joe Namath.
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 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.
April 20, 2013
Ball State trustees have approved a new master of science degree in software engineering.
April 15, 2013
Study finds that school nurses need more help in battling adolescent dating violence.
December 13, 2012
Hoosiers support decriminalizing marijuana, according to the 2012 WISH-TV/Ball State University Hoosier Survey. Results also found little support for a constitutional ban on same sex marriage.
December 12, 2012
The 2012 WISH-TV/Ball State University Hoosier Survey finds more Hoosiers support abortion rights. Residents also weigh in on the Affordable Care Act and health insurance exchange.
December 11, 2012
The WISH-TV/Ball State University Hoosier Survey finds that job creation is the No. 1 priority for Indiana residents. The fifth annual Hoosier Survey identifies Indiana residents’ top priorities for state government action during the coming legislative session and garners their opinions on key state issues.
November 8, 2012
"The Underground Railroad in the Ohio River Valley" puts schoolchildren into the role of runaway slaves. The game is being created by immersive learning classes.
November 5, 2012
Do you get regular headaches or migraines? A report by the Global Health Institute says it might be because of abnormal levels of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, volatile organic compounds, light, humidity, temperature and sound.
October 1, 2012
A Ball State University student-produced documentary, "Stories and Legends: Historic Preservation in Muncie, Indiana," will screen at the prestigious Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis in late October. The film is part of the Historic Muncie project.
August 1, 2012
Members of a Ball State University immersive learning group have played a huge role in enhancing the offerings of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library (KVML), doing their part to ensure the late Hoosier novelist's legacy never leaves Indiana.
June 29, 2012
Ball State University is taking "The Circus in Winter" to New York City this fall as one of eight new musicals selected for inclusion in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre's 24th annual Festival of New Musicals.
May 8, 2012
A Ball State student is among more than 280 in the country to earn a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
April 18, 2012
Four new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will examine automobile history, mobile applications to teach science, animal issues and reducing prejudice through animated videos.
March 7, 2012
Alumna Georgia M. Burns has donated more than $76,000 through her estate to establish three scholarships that will assist Ball State students.
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.
March 6, 2012
Research of murder-suicides reported by The New York Times from 1858 to 2003 confirms long-standing evidence that murder-suicides most often occur at home, with male perpetrators and female victims in intimate relationships.
March 1, 2012
The Hanson Rhetoric and Composition Award has been established with more than $25,000. Awards will be made to master's and doctoral students conducting research for the Ball State University Department of English in the area of rhetoric and composition.
February 22, 2012
Biology professor emeritus Thomas McComish and his wife, Carol, have contributed $26,500 to create a scholarship for Ball State University students pursuing an aquatic biology and fisheries degree.