April 2, 2019
A Ball State faculty team is studying the effects of climate change and helping build a water plant for Nepalese communities
March 29, 2019
The Ball State University Board of Trustees took another step forward in enhancing the campus’ science facilities. Trustees approved the issuance of bonds for construction of the $87.5 million Foundational Sciences Building.
December 3, 2018
Two Ball State graduate students are learning more about migration patterns of various birds by capturing and banding various avian species.
November 6, 2018
A new study found that relationships for couples often improve when fathers take parental leave during the first nine months of a child’s life.
August 28, 2018
The study found that among women who experience a miscarriage, those who attend religious services frequently have significantly better mental health than those who attend less frequently.
August 21, 2018
Students from Ball State University have been compiling a list of historical sites relevant to the history of African-Americans in Indiana for the foundation of a recently awarded National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant.
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.
May 30, 2017
Alumnus Arlesha Moore will attend the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom this fall as a 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipient. The grant, established by the U.S. Department of State in 1946, provides funding for students and alumni to conduct research or teach English in more than 140 countries worldwide.
April 13, 2017
Tyehimba Jess, who recently won a Pulitzer for his second book of poetry, will conduct a public reading of his work April 18 at 7pm in AJ 175.
March 31, 2017
Senior Honors College biology major Ellen Wagner becomes third Ball State student to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The prestigious award will provide her with a stipend for her graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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.
November 9, 2016
Ball State joins five other Indiana higher education institutions to boost the number of bachelor’s degrees earned by historically underrepresented minorities.
October 27, 2016
Students and community members witnessed the legal system as the justices conducted oral arguments for a real case at Emens Auditorium.
September 7, 2016
The group will document the 3,200-mile trip with news stories, videos, photos and social media posts.
June 8, 2016
Students join Lee Florea, an assistant professor of geological sciences, in exploring caves, sinkholes, and underground rivers.
May 12, 2016
Ball State’s Amanda Kedzierski plans to pursue a career in oceanic and atmospheric science. She recently won the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
April 6, 2016
The Healthy Community Alliance of Delaware and Blackford Counties will hold community information sessions Thursday, April 14, at 7 a.m. at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital South Tower Atrium and at 6 p.m. at Open Door Health Services, 333 S. Madison St., Muncie, Indiana. RSVP to lbotkin@iuhealth.org or 765-747-3420.
March 25, 2016
Ball State has partnered with Muncie’s public schools to offer a community class that helps parents of Grades K-12 students learn English. While the adults increase their skills with help from a campus instructor, Ball State students work with and teach their children.
January 19, 2016
A recent study finds that high schools around the country are taking measures to reduce violence but arming personnel is not one of them.
November 24, 2015
Ball State history professor Ken Hall will return to Cambodia to fill the gaps in knowledge of the Khmer Empire of Angkor, which existed from the ninth to the 15th centuries.
November 17, 2015
Faculty and students now have remote access to a telescope located off the coast of northern Africa.
October 26, 2015
Aquatic researcher Mark Pyron will participate in a study to examine how large water systems impact life on two continents and how climate change could affect those ecosystems.
October 20, 2015
A new report finds that wheelchair users look at a variety of factors including accessibility and privacy when selecting a college.
September 30, 2015
The National Endowment for the Humanities is singling out two Ball State projects — What Middletown Read and The Real Buffalo Bill — as among the most significant the agency has funded in its first 50 years.
September 28, 2015
A 90-day stint at the bottom of the world was an amazing experience for geologist Carolyn Dowling, who is studying how various chemicals break down rocks in Antarctica and comparing the process to inhabited areas.