December 5, 2022
Indiana Public Broadcasting and Ball State University’s Bowen Center for Public Affairs have unveiled the results from the 2022 Hoosier Survey. This non-partisan public policy survey is designed to take the pulse of the state regarding the most pressing issues facing Indiana residents, and provides policymakers with a measure of public opinion on current issues facing the state and nation.
October 20, 2022
Ball State University’s Dr. Jessica Ward, associate professor of Biology, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how embryos of aquatic animal species learn about the world before hatching.
September 21, 2022
Ball State University has been awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to create and expand high-quality, on-campus programming that encourages local youth to explore their interests and envision a future for themselves in college.
September 7, 2022
A recent study conducted by researchers at Ball State University, in partnership with Fishbrain, the world’s most popular fishing app, offers new insight into “invasion superhighways,” in which aquatic invasive species are spreading across the U.S.
September 6, 2022
Ball State University is inviting the community to learn about and celebrate pollinators at its family-friendly “Pollinator Party!” being held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse and Environmental Center.
September 1, 2022
Ball State University’s College of Sciences and Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation that is expected to play a major role in increasing retention and graduation rates among academically talented low-income students in Chemistry and Biology.
August 16, 2022
Ball State University Spring 2021 graduate Karleigh Conner, of Maineville, Ohio, has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in recognition of her accomplishments in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and community service.
July 21, 2022
Ball State University May 2022 graduate Alexa McDonald, of Hilliard, Ohio, has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in recognition of her accomplishments in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and community service. A member of Ball State’s Swimming and Diving team from 2018-2022, Ms. McDonald was one of only 21 female Spring sport athletes nationwide to receive this $10,000 scholarship.
July 5, 2022
Four recent Ball State University graduates have been chosen for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program—one of the most prestigious and widely recognized international programs, which grants support for pursuing graduate studies, conducting research, or teaching English abroad.
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.
April 21, 2022
Two Ball State University programs dedicated to lasting election integrity have received national awards honoring best practices in election administration and training from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC).
April 20, 2022
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded two Ball State University professors a grant to study the effects of economic and social stress on those living in rural communities.
April 13, 2022
Ball State University junior Isabelle Behrman has been awarded a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of America’s most prestigious scholarships for undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research.
December 18, 2021
Ball State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
November 2, 2021
A recent study, spearheaded by Dr. Richard J. Petts, professor of Sociology at Ball State University, examines if and how workplace leave policies affect perceived job commitment.
October 22, 2021
The Ross Community Center is once again offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to speakers of other languages in the Muncie community who are interested in learning English.
October 6, 2021
A Ball State University alumna and best-selling author has donated the honorarium from her work as the University’s Fall 2021 Writer-in-Residence to provide free books to numerous community partners.
September 1, 2021
Ball State University today announced the public events schedule for Ashley C. Ford, the University’s Fall 2021 Writer-In-Residence.
August 30, 2021
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced it has awarded Ball State University’s Applied Anthropology Laboratories (AAL) a $200,000 grant to fund the implementation of a traveling panel exhibit about the Battle of St. Clair’s defeat, which occurred Nov. 4, 1791.
August 10, 2021
The Ball State community is remembering longtime educator Anthony “Tony” Edmonds, 81, distinguished professor emeritus of history, who passed away on August 9.
June 7, 2021
This Fall, Ball State University will welcome back to campus graduate Ashley C. Ford for a writer-in-residence program that will allow her to share her work and to interact with students and faculty, as well as engage with the campus and local communities.
March 31, 2021
Anderson University (AU) and Ball State University (BSU) announce a new partnership, through which students will have the opportunity to earn a dual degree.
December 22, 2020
Miss Ball State Anastasia Sharp-Keller believes college students should stay connected with their peers as the pandemic continues.
December 10, 2020
Ball State senior hopes his billboard brings attention to University’s variety of outstanding programs.
December 8, 2020
A Ball State University graduate will become the first judge of Hispanic heritage to serve the Southern District of Indiana.