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Celebrating the Honors College during the Centennial

The Honors College provides distinctive learning experiences, bringing together students from all majors in engaging, interdisciplinary, impactful discussions. In the past 60 years, more than 7,000 Honors College graduates have completed our specialized curriculum as part of their Ball State undergraduate degree. In this University Centennial Year, the Honors College is building upon our existing local community partnerships to develop new and timely opportunities for collaboration. We welcome your participation in these free events.

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Using skills honed at Ball State, alumnus Doug Jones brings astounding characters to screen

Before the Amphibian Man in “The Shape of Water” and The Pale Man in “Pan’s Labyrinth,” he was Charlie Cardinal at University events.

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Ball State earns Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award

INSIGHT INTO DIVERSITY magazine recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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History graduate’s digital media career has worldwide reach

Allison Tourville led social communication strategies for the Great Elephant Census, among other projects for a Microsoft counfounder's organization.

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