September 10, 2020
commencement capDue to the ongoing risk of COVID-19, and the state’s extended guidelines, which continue to prohibit social gatherings larger than 250 people, it is no longer feasible for Ball State to hold Commencement ceremonies on the scheduled date. In order to enable people to make appropriate plans, the University has also decided to postpone its December 2020 Commencement ceremony.
September 8, 2020
The author of a book on two major riots in Los Angeles decades ago believes unrest will continue in the U.S. until substantial police reforms are implemented.
September 4, 2020
Dina Marie Zemke, an associate professor of residential property management, found that the overwhelming majority of survey respondents believed that there was no stopping the robotic transformation of the food service industry, including quick service restaurants.
September 3, 2020
Sergei Zhuk, professor of historyHistory professor Sergei Zhuk will bring unique perspective to China as part of the Fulbright Program.
September 3, 2020
Students in Ball State University’s Urban Planning program have set up shop in the Muncie Mall to help community leaders develop a Comprehensive Plan for Delaware County.
August 31, 2020
Health Professions BuildingThe building has earned a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
August 26, 2020
Michael Ndemanu, associate professor of multicultural educationDr. Michael T. Ndemanu, a Ball State associate professor of multicultural education, will travel to Cameroon in January to help improve teacher education there.
August 21, 2020
Steve Smith, recipients of the President's MedalBall State custodian Steve Smith’s kindness motivated a student to stay in school; now Smith has been recognized with one of the University’s top honors.
August 17, 2020
Teachers College BuildingHonoring their hard work and excellence, three educators with Ball State Teachers College connections have earned awards and another has received grant funding.
August 17, 2020
A woman hangs a camera in a treePrimatologist finds evidence that lactating chimpanzees find refuge in caves during the hottest parts of the year and day in West Africa.
August 14, 2020
Whitinger Business Building in the SpringIndiana continues strong performance in the manufacturing and logistics sectors despite challenges from COVID-19.
August 10, 2020
Hargreaves Music BuildingThe ‘Pride of Mid-America’ Marching Band is taking steps to ensure its members and the audience are safe.
August 10, 2020
Beneficence with face maskThe University is kicking off a robust public health campaign asking all members of the community to pledge to do their part to limit spread of COVID-19 — both on and off campus.
August 7, 2020
canned vegetablesIn the first long-term study of food insecurity in the U.S., hungry people are more likely to develop serious health issues — particularly cardiovascular disease— that raises the chances of an early death.
August 3, 2020
Statue wearing a face mask.New research shows that most people will wear a mask or practice social distancing during this pandemic if they believe it will help others.