March 21, 2023
Ball 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 13, 2023
The 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.”
December 5, 2022
Ball State University on Dec. 7 will celebrate its expanded presence in the Fort Wayne, Ind., community with “An Evening with Ball State at Electric Works.” This free event is from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Electric Works, 1030 Swinney Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.
October 14, 2022
Ball State University is celebrating recent national recognition and awards stemming from the work of the students, faculty, and staff of the University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP).
August 30, 2022
Seven faculty members at Ball State University have been selected as honorees for this year’s Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) Indiana Faculty Awards.
June 27, 2022
Ball State University junior Steve Doll has been awarded a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship—one of America’s most prestigious scholarships awarded to college juniors and sophomores for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to the environment or Native American nations. Ball State junior Krista Walterbusch, meanwhile, was selected as a Udall Scholarship honorable mention honoree.
May 3, 2022
An affordable, net-zero energy duplex family home, which has been designed by a team of Ball State University students and faculty, is one step closer to being built. The duplex, referred to as the “Alley House,” was designed by a group of students and faculty of Ball State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge, an international competition. CAP’s Solar Decathlon Build Team for the Alley House project was recently selected as one of 14 (out of 28) teams to advance to the construction stage of the competition. Ball State CAP’s Build Team was awarded $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy for the build.
February 10, 2022
Ball State University played a key role in Cope Environmental Center earning a unique status that only 28 other buildings worldwide have received. The Centerville, Indiana, center has been awarded “Living Building Certification“ by the International Living Future Institute.
December 18, 2021
Ball State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
October 27, 2021
Seven Ball State University Historic Preservation graduate students completed a team project that was awarded second place in the national 2021 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition. For this project, the students documented the Canal Pump House at Oldfields—an historic site in Indianapolis.
October 25, 2021
One of Ball State University’s latest immersive learning opportunities offers many students within the University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture (CAP) the chance to learn while designing and helping to build an affordable, net-zero energy duplex home on Indianapolis’ near-east side.
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.
December 16, 2019
Ball State University students are creating interactive play furniture at the Children’s TherAplay Foundation in Carmel to help children with disabilities improve coordination, problem-solving, and other skills.
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.
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.
July 9, 2019
In August, Ball State CAP: INDY will have a new home: 25 North Pine Street on the former Angie’s List campus on the Washington Street corridor.
June 12, 2019
During a special meeting on June 12, 2019, the Board of Trustees voted to rename the College of Architecture and Planning after a former trustee and exemplary alumnus, in recognition of his service and generosity to Ball State University.
April 3, 2019
Dave Ferguson will continue his service on the Ball State University leadership team as dean of the College of Architecture and Planning, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, announced. His new title is effective July 1, 2019.
September 25, 2017
Beginning Sept. 28, patrons at the David Owsley Museum of Art can discover a selection of works of internationally renowned artists whose explorations on the topic include installations, code art (artwork generated by computer programming), augmented and virtual reality and human-computer interaction.
March 31, 2017
The Board of Trustees approved a master of social work and a bachelor of architecture, subject to approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Trustees also named the honorary degree recipient for Spring Commencement.
January 7, 2016
Landscape architecture students from Ball State have created an improvement plan for Muncie’s Whitely neighborhood, based in part on GIS data they gathered. The information also benefits ScoutMuncie, the city’s most comprehensive architectural survey in 30 years.
December 29, 2015
A playscape for Muncie Head Start adds learning to outdoor play—with help from College of Architecture and Planning students and the community.
November 4, 2015
As a Fulbright Scholar, Ball State Professor Nihal Perera will research and teach urban planning in Myanmar.
August 21, 2015
Landscape architecture students and the Indianapolis parks department create an urban farm that fills a neighborhood’s need for fresh produce, education, and a sense of community.
July 15, 2015
Ball State leads the state in improvement of on-time graduation rates, says ICHE report.