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Press Releases

July 6, 2020
In a recently published study, a Ball State professor and his co-authors are taking steps to eliminate racism on college campuses by highlighting athletic structures that are named after individuals with questionable pasts.
July 2, 2020
The new Guaranteed Admissions Agreement (GAA) allows Ivy Tech students who earn an associate of science degree in Transfer Single Articulation Pathways (TSAP) programs to be guaranteed admission into designated bachelor degree programs at Ball State.
June 30, 2020
A new report recommends Indiana state officials work with the private sector to breathe life into the tourism, vacation, and hospitality sectors.
June 30, 2020
Muncie Community Schools highlights its partnership with Ball State under the new Academic Innovation Plan and financial viability plans.
June 30, 2020
Dr. Elizabeth Crawford, a Ball State professor of music performance and clarinetist, will travel to Portugal in Spring 2021 on a prestigious Fulbright Core Award for study and research.
June 25, 2020
Human Performance Laboratory researchers are collaborating with a national consortium to understand how exercise impacts the body at the molecular level.
June 23, 2020
The Wabash River could be returned to a pristine state by using modern conservation applications, according to research from Ball State University.
June 22, 2020
Ball State faculty and students received two Regional Emmy Awards and seven Student Production Awards in 2020.
June 22, 2020
From June 22 through July 24, the Learning Center at Ball State University will participate in GEAR UP for College Math, providing free online math tutoring to college-bound students.
June 22, 2020
Sports fans on both sides of the Atlantic will learn more about a group of athletes from Wales when Ball State University presents a student-produced documentary, “Transatlantic Storytelling 2020,” with a world digital premiere on June 30.
June 19, 2020
Board of Trustees approved a continuing spending resolution today that will prioritize funding for academic programs while investing in health and safety measures.
June 16, 2020
New research indicates cities with pro sports franchises should take a long-term approach when expecting an economic payoff.
June 15, 2020
Research shows some college students picked up COVID-19 on Spring break and infected others when they brought coronavirus back home.
June 12, 2020
Study finds economic shutdown caused by COVID-19 has deeply damaged Indiana’s economy.
June 10, 2020
Ball State is creating an official esports team, joining more than 300 colleges and universities to compete nationally.
June 8, 2020
A local farmer delivered the milk to Associate Professor Joshua Gruver, who worked with the Muncie Food Hub to distribute it to the community.
May 28, 2020
Many students have told us that they value the personal educational experiences that we provide at Ball State University.
May 27, 2020
Ball State students will return to campus for classes on August 24, as scheduled.
May 22, 2020
Jean Crosby will serve as the next President of the Ball State University Foundation and the Vice President of University Advancement, effective immediately.
May 20, 2020
The 53 graduating seniors of Burris Laboratory School’s Class of 2020 will be honored May 22 with a drive-by celebration on the Quad at Ball State University.
May 18, 2020
Researchers find a significant association between in-person voting and the spread of COVID-19 two to three weeks after Wisconsin’s primary on April 7.
May 15, 2020
Read President Geoffrey S. Mearns' statement about the Spring and Summer 2020 Commencement exercises.
May 14, 2020
President Mearns provides some additional information about our University’s finances and how we are developing our operating budget for next fiscal year.
May 12, 2020
Research indicates water shortages may loom in the future of 1 billion people living downstream from the Himalayas in Nepal, due to climate change.
May 11, 2020
An anthropology professor will conduct research in Bosnia-Herzegovina next year as a result of winning a U.S. Scholar award from the Fulbright Program.

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