Our top-ranked academic programs make us one of the best in the Midwest. Our research helps shape the world around us. And our passionate and nurturing faculty steer this every step of the way.
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Founded in 1918 in Muncie, Indiana, the university has grown to more than 22,500 students. Guided by the principles of Beneficence, programs focus on an innovative, immersive approach.
As a doctoral student, Maegan Pollonais lends her go-big-or-go-home voice to support diversity, opera, and kids.
Now an assistant professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jeffrey Dick was named to “Forbes” magazine’s “30 Under 30 for Science” for his work in electrochemistry.
The renaming recognizes the former trustee and exemplary alumnus for his service and generosity to Ball State University.
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