The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry provides distinctive, rigorous, and transformative immersive learning experiences for Ball State students. Each year, faculty members are chosen to lead teams of up to 15 students in interdisciplinary, fully immersive seminars.

Congratulations to the recipients of the Spring 2020 - Spring 2021 inaugural Virginia B. Ball Center 2.0 Fellowship:

   Melinda Messineo, Sociology

   Juli Metzger, Journalism

Stay tuned to learn more about their upcoming project!


COVID-19 Message

Due to the COVID-19 protocols being enacted by the University, the VBC staff will be working remotely and will not have open (or limited) office hours. During this period, responses, sign offs and review times may be delayed. Please use BSU email for correspondences with the VBC staff. Thank you for your understanding.
      Jennifer Blackmer, Executive Director - jsblackmer@bsu.edu
      Kristin Ramsey, Assistant Director & Project Manager - karamsey@bsu.edu
      Laura Huffman, Media Director - lahuffman@bsu.edu

Coronavirus Disease 2019: Announcements & Resources

Read about the Fall 2019 VBC Projects:

"Campus Sexual Assault & Rape Culture"
   Jill Christman, English

"Makerspaces: Opportunities for Cultural Identity in Post-Industrial Cities"
  Laura Romano, English


Interested in becoming a Virginia Ball Center fellow and doing a project? Click here to learn more and apply for a fellowship.

Our seminars have produced a wide range of creative projects and won distinguished awards and recognitions; read about some of them here.

Learn more about the Center, our benefactorour house, and the many seminars that have done incredible work within and beyond its walls.

 

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