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Press Releases

November 20, 2019
James Acton will become the next president of the Ball State University Alumni Association. He has more than 25 years of experience in alumni relations.
November 20, 2019
Ball State Opera Theatre’s performance of “Orpheus in the Underworld” will offer a comedic mockery of relationships, opera conventions, puritanism, libertinism, cancel culture and more on November 23 at 7:30 p.m., and November 24 at 3 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.
November 14, 2019
The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur have ranked Ball State’s undergraduate program in entrepreneurship at No. 25.
November 14, 2019
Ball State University’s architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture programs were highly ranked by DesignIntelligence, which also named Professor of Landscape Architecture Malcolm Cairns among the “Most Admired Educators” in the discipline.
November 11, 2019
Ball State students are the first collegiate team in Indiana, the Midwest, and the Mid-American Conference — the fifth university team in the world — to certify that an existing building meets the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
November 5, 2019
Chart-topping string quintet SYBARITE5 to perform November 8 at Ball State’s Sursa Performance Hall for the Arts Alive! Concert Series.
November 4, 2019
“A Little Night Music,” a musical about an actress and the men who love her, will debut at 7:30 p.m. November 8 in University Theatre on the Ball State University campus. The Department of Theatre and Dance will have additional performances November 9, 12-16 at 7:30 p.m. and November 10 at 2:30 p.m.
October 31, 2019
Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills, Ball State University’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named a 2019 Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Each year, IBJ recognizes a select group of women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service.
October 29, 2019
A class of Ball State University students is seeing ghosts all over the place — from timeless episodes of the cartoon “Scooby Doo” to Shirley Jackson's novel “The Haunting of Hill House” — as they create a journal dedicated to ghouls in American culture, to be published soon.
October 24, 2019
Experience lines of literature transformed into dance in “The Marriage of Text and Movement” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-26 at the Korsgaard Dance Studio of Ball Gym, Room 213.
October 22, 2019
Ball State University is joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive STEM faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
October 18, 2019
Ball State University formally unveils the future of health care when the campus community comes together for a ribbon-cutting at the new Health Professions Building.
October 18, 2019
Ball State University will welcome former football player Wendell Brown back to campus for Homecoming 2019 on Oct. 19.
October 14, 2019
Author, journalist and business leadership coach Don Yaeger to speak at Pruis Hall on October 21 as a part of the Excellence in Leadership speaker series. The event, which starts at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public.
October 11, 2019
Kimberly Drew will visit Ball State on October 16 as part of the Fred Meyer Cultural Policy and Arts Advocacy Lecture Series.
October 11, 2019
Festivities for Homecoming will start October 14. The week will cap off with the Cardinals taking on the Toledo Rockets in Scheumann Stadium at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 19.
September 27, 2019
Teachers and administrators from Muncie Community Schools joined their partners from Ball State to seek innovative ideas and practices to improve education.
September 27, 2019
Alumni of the Ball State University chapter of the Vietnam Moratorium Committee (VMC) will share their history of student activism with today’s students and anyone else who would like to know more about peaceful efforts to end the Vietnam War 50 years ago.
September 24, 2019
Indiana Communities Institute will develop a training program to boost the skills of regional economic development leaders in six Midwestern states.
September 19, 2019
Study finds that putting schoolchildren on the playground before lunch may be the best way to boost their appetites while cutting food waste and discipline problems.
September 18, 2019
Ball State received a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity. This is the fourth consecutive year the University has received this honor.
September 17, 2019
This Fall, Ball State University opened the new Center for Civic Design (CCD), an outreach and engagement arm of the R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning.
September 16, 2019
Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will perform Oscar-winner Tarell Alvin McCraney’s gripping coming-of-age play, “Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet,” at 7:30 p.m. September 20-21 and 24-28, and September 22 at 2:30 p.m. in University Theatre.
September 16, 2019
“Recent Acquisitions: Connecting to the Past, Committing to the Future” features works of art new to the David Owsley Museum of Art’s encyclopedic collection. Visitors can view the special exhibition from September 19 through December 20, 2019. Visit bsu.edu/doma for more information.
September 11, 2019
Faculty and students will be working with villages high in the Himalayas to help locate clean drinking water for local residents.

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