Current Student Opportunities

New seminars for 2024-2025 are in the works! Continue to check back to see what opportunities will be available to students. For questions, please email

Past VBC Seminars

Explore the first 24 years of Virginia Ball Center projects, below:

Summer 2024
Spring 2024 Seminars

Gender in Post Conflict Zones
VBC Experience-South Korea

Queer Stories & Spaces of Muncie: Muncie LGBTQ+ History
Safe Spaces in Small Places
Spring 2023 Seminars
Spring 2021 Seminar

A High and Noble Purpose: The Union Literacy Remembered
Underground Hoosiers
The Journey to Freedom

Inform Muncie: Community News Deserts

2019-2020 Seminars
2018-2019 Seminars

Campus Sexual Assault & Rape Culture

Promoting Assessment Literacy
Mother Jones - A New Musical
Beneficence Family Scholars

2017-2018 Seminars
2016-2017 Seminars

American Women in Film Sound
Fine Focus Journal
Muslims in Muncie
Beneficence Records

Water Quality Indiana
Book Arts Collaborative

2015-2016 Seminars 2014-2015 Seminars

Dancing Toward Change
Everyday Life in Middletown
Japanese Onomatopoeia Project

The Freedom Bus
The Infinite Museum
Indiana Crossrails
Representing Religion in Comics

2013-2014 Seminars 2012-2013 Seminars

Crossroads Connect
Down To Earth
The Liar's Bench
Indiana Dunes Prairie Club Excursions

Legacies of Perfection
Teaching Science with Apps
Breaking the Prejudice Habit
Strengthening Opinions about Animal Responsibility

2011-2012 Seminars 2010-2011 Seminars

Making Ideas Visible
Vernacular Memorials
Games & Learning
Redefining the Dream

Freedom Remembered
Hidden Treasures
Sexual Assault Protection Program
Black Baseball in Indiana

2009-2010 Seminars 2008-2009 Seminars

Art To Go
Aging Well in Indiana
Life After Merger
Circus in Winter

State of Assault
Increasing the Odds
Bees: Building an Interactive Exhibit
Coffee, Community and Climate Change

2007-2008 Seminars 2006-2007 Seminars

Expectation of Excellence
Cyber Communities, Cyber Selves, Constructed Realities
Hoosiers Debate Healthcare

Nature at Play
One Small Project
Voice and Vision

2005-2006 Seminars 2004-2005 Seminars

America, the North and the South
Building of a Charter School
Human Faustus Project

Tornado Alley
Legacy of Hate
Consuming a Nation

2003-2004 Seminars 2002-2003 Seminars

The American Dream
Servir y Apreder
Making Your Way Back
Literacy Links

Tell-A-Vision 2004

Enjoyment of Theatre iText
Our Land, Our Literature
Democracy and Education
Other Side of Middletown

Tell-A-Vision 2003 

2001-2002 Seminars 2000-2001 Seminars

Crossroads of America
Digital Entertainment
Freedom of Expression

Indiana Outdoors
Making of Americans
Love Me, Love Me Not