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.
June 18, 2015
Ball State alumni Jules and Terry Mominee run Mominee Studios Inc., a business that designs and restores stained glass in historic buildings.
May 11, 2015
Denise Blankenberger, who just completed her junior year in the Honors College and is studying architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning, has been named a 2015 Udall Scholar.
April 30, 2015
An immersive learning class is ready to premiere “Indiana Crossrails: A Transit Choice,” the centerpiece of a campaign to raise awareness of Hoosiers about rail transportation.
February 5, 2015
American Institute of Architects names Ball State alumnus Zachary Benedict one of the country’s 14 best young architects for 2015.
December 19, 2014
Bruce Race, CAP professor, shares design plans with visiting expert and alumnus Jeremy Brown. Brown was able to make himself telepresent in Race’s class via StudioBot technology.
October 22, 2014
In his documentary “The Healing Wall,” Ball State graduate student Christopher Kosinski explores the behind-the-scenes deals Vietnam Veterans Memorial organizers had to broker to bring the artist’s vision to fruition.
September 17, 2014
Ball State landscape architecture students embrace international Park(ing) Day, and the challenge of considering the world in a new way by transforming parking spaces into short-term artworks.
August 21, 2014
Ball State has announced the names of high-achieving students who've captured top national honors during the 2013-14 academic year.
December 13, 2013
A Ball State University architecture professor challenges his students to imagine uses for thousands of abandoned commercial aircraft parked in airplane graveyards around the globe.
October 23, 2013
Renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will speak at Ball State about why memorable, well-designed places are important tools for a community’s economic development strategy.
October 2, 2013
The legacy of the late Charles Sappenfield, the founding dean of Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning, lives on in first-class studio work, education beyond the campus and its impact on communities.
September 16, 2013
A notable broadcast journalist, legendary basketball coach and A-list film star are among those headlining this fall's line-up of speakers coming to Ball State University.
August 19, 2013
During the 2012-13 academic year, Ball State University students captured a total of 16 major national scholarships and/or fellowships.
May 8, 2013
Ball State University has developed a versatile mobile application that allows college classes to compile the equivalent of digital “textbooks” about their field trips and individual travelers to create detailed vacation journals.
September 5, 2012
Longtime Muncie resident Barbara Lowe has donated more than $390,000 through her estate to establish two Ball State scholarships for incoming freshmen.