March 31, 2023
Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns and AUIB President Michael MulnixBall State University’s Miller College of Business (MCOB) is partnering with American University at Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) to offer AUIB-affiliated students an opportunity to earn a Ball State Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree through online instruction.
March 28, 2023
From left to right: Grayson Joslin, Lisa Renze, Hannah Amos, Olivia Ground, and Elissa Maudlin pose for a picture at the “Best in Show” competition at the Associated Collegiate Press’ Spring National College Media Conference in San Francisco March 11, 2023.Ball State University’s student media organizations have once again been recognized among the best in the nation.
March 28, 2023
Dr. Cathy DuBoisDr. Cathy L. Z. DuBois will join the Ball State leadership team as the next Bryan Dean of the Miller College of Business, President Geoffrey S. Mearns announced. Dr. DuBois’ appointment begins July 1, 2023.
March 25, 2023
Ball State University campusThe Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its second annual “Top 100 Student Awards” program. This annual award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates who represent the spirit of Beneficence, Ball State’s institutional statue and icon that symbolizes the generosity of the five Ball brothers whose land donation to the State of Indiana allowed the University to flourish.
March 24, 2023
David Arquette. Credit: David Scott HollowayMulti-talented actor and producer David Arquette will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University. Mr. Arquette is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on April 10 at Pruis Hall on the Ball State campus.
March 23, 2023
Guardian Scholars, Ball State UniversityGuardian Scholars, a support service for Ball State University students who have experienced foster care, has been awarded a “Hometown Heroes” grant from Woof Boom Radio and WLBC in Muncie.
March 21, 2023
Alley House duplex, 201 N. Temple Ave., IndianapolisBall State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) is hosting free public tours of an affordable, net-zero energy, eco-friendly duplex family home in Indianapolis designed by a team of Ball State’s CAP students and faculty.
March 17, 2023
TaMerra Edwards (second runner-up), Craig Ulrey (champion), and Joshua Thorpe (first runner-up)Craig Ulrey, a seventh grader from Heritage Hall Christian School in Muncie, is the champion of the 2023 Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee.
March 16, 2023
2023 One Ball State DayOne Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns for its fifth year Wednesday, April 5, with the goal of topping last year’s record-setting effort of $1 million.
March 14, 2023
Kathryn AaltoThe New York Times best-selling author Kathryn Aalto—a landscape historian, garden designer, and teacher—will speak at Ball State University on March 20. The presentation, free and open to the public, starts at 5 p.m. in Room 175 of the Art and Journalism Building on the University’s Muncie campus.
March 13, 2023
Billy Fleming, Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability Series speakerThe inaugural event of the Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability series is scheduled for March 20 at Ball State University. The guest lecturer is Dr. Billy Fleming, the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center in the Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Fleming is a senior fellow with Data for Progress and co-director of the “Climate + Community Project.”
March 10, 2023
Dom CaristiDr. Dom Caristi, Professor Emeritus of Media at Ball State University, has been named the winner of the 2023 Distinguished Education Service Award (DESA) from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).
March 8, 2023
Dr. James BussBall State University will appoint Dr. James Buss as its new Honors College dean, President Geoffrey S. Mearns announced. Dr. Buss will succeed Dr. John Emert, who is retiring from the University on May 31, and will begin his new role June 19.
March 7, 2023
Ball State University Alderdice Gates, 2022Forbes has ranked Ball State University as the fourth-best midsized employer—and the only recognized education institution—in the State of Indiana. The popular business magazine recently released its 2023 “America’s Best Midsize Employers” list, a ranking of 500 companies and institutions with 1,000 to 5,000 U.S.-based employees.