April 11, 2024
2023 Worthen Arena basketball Ball State UniversityStudies from Ball State University's Miller College of Business and College of Communication, Information, and Media and Game Day provide perspective on the economic impact of the Indiana Fever selecting University of Iowa sensation Caitlin Clark with the No. 1-overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft.
April 9, 2024
Dr. Chang Liu, assistant professor of finance, and Dr. Maoyong Fan, professor of economics, Ball State UniversityA recent study by two Ball State University faculty members has found a clear and robust link between local stock market downturns and an increase in antidepressant use among investors.
April 9, 2024
2023 Ball State University Spring Commencement ceremonyBall State University next month will confer approximately 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at its 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony. Stedman Graham, a New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and 1989 Ball State University graduate, will deliver the address to Ball State’s Class of 2024 at the main ceremony.
March 26, 2024
Leo Furlong, Muncie Burris, Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee champion, 2024Leo Furlong, a fifth grader at Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, is the champion of the 2024 Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee. Mr. Furlong’s winning word was “jalapeño.” The spicy competition, involving nearly 40 spellers from several local school systems, lasted 12 rounds.
March 21, 2024
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns Wednesday, April 3, with the goal of topping $1 million for a third straight year.
March 19, 2024
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Ball State UniversityBall State University is collaborating with NASA to provide live broadcast coverage of the total solar eclipse on April 8.
March 14, 2024
Ball State University Women's Week 2023Women’s Week 2024—Ball State University’s annual celebration of women's achievements and contributions to society—will be March 25-29. The celebration, organized by Ball State’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and African American Studies (WGAS), will be marked with numerous free events at the University.
February 22, 2024
Dr. Ashley Kalinski, Ball State UniversityDr. Ashley Kalinski, assistant professor of biology at Ball State University, was awarded a grant from the Merkin Peripheral Neuropathy and Nerve Regeneration Center at Johns Hopkins University to study nerve regeneration in mice
February 15, 2024
Ball State University is hosting an event celebrating the legacy of social reformer Frederick Douglass with a special performance, “The Frederick Douglass Jazz Works,” created and composed by Ruth Naomi Floyd.
February 12, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation today announced the recipients of the University’s third-annual “Top 100 Student Awards.”
February 7, 2024
Seven Ball State University online degree programs have been recognized as top-30 offerings in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2024 Best Online Program Rankings.”
February 1, 2024
Todd Siebert Memorial Foundation visits Ball State UniversityBall State University's Department of Biology has received a significant donation of $20,000 from the Todd Siebert Memorial Foundation. The foundation, aimed at advancing research in C9ORF72-linked Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), was established in honor of Todd Siebert, who lost his battle with ALS in 2021 at the age of 51.
January 30, 2024
2023 Ball State University campus, Shafer TowerIndiana residents shared their opinions about election integrity and state tax spending in the third and final round of results from the 2023 Hoosier Survey, released today by Ball State University’s Bowen Center for Public Affairs.
January 23, 2024
Ball State University’s 2023 Hoosier Survey—the Bowen Center for Public Affairs’ annual non-partisan public policy study—is once again providing insight into Indiana residents’ thoughts about the effectiveness of President Joe Biden and Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.
January 16, 2024
Ball State Administration Building sign, Winter 2022The Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University has released the first of three rounds of results from the 2023 Hoosier Survey, the center’s annual non-partisan public policy study. The results represent the pulse of the state regarding the most pressing issues facing Indiana residents.
January 12, 2024
Unity Week 2023, Ball State UniversityBall State University’s Multicultural Center has announced the schedule of events for its annual Unity Week, which kicks off on Monday, Jan. 15—the official observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday this year.
January 2, 2024
Ball State University, Shafer Tower, 2023Ball State University has been awarded a meaningful grant from the Community-Engaged Alliance that will help empower students and community members through active and informed civic participation.
December 14, 2023
2018 Muncie Community Schools second-grade classroomA new study from Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) shows that the effects of learning loss suffered by students in Indiana public schools as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to be felt statewide.
December 12, 2023
2021 BeneficenceBall State University has received a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to further integrate Science of Reading-aligned principles into the University’s teacher preparation programs.
December 8, 2023
Liliana Osborne, Ball State UniversityThe Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided three students with funding to develop and advance their entrepreneurial ventures in its latest round of pre-seed funding
November 30, 2023
Ball State University student media awards, Fall 2023Ball State University’s student media organizations recently were recognized with several prestigious national journalism awards, as announced at the Fall National College Media Convention in Atlanta.
November 27, 2023
Ball State Teachers College Building, 2023Ball State University’s Teachers College has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon for its project, “Enhancing Competency-Based Approaches to University Pedagogies in Cameroon through Professional Development Workshops.”
November 8, 2023
In a groundbreaking project for collegiate journalism, Ball Bearings Magazine, the Ball State Daily News, and the Western Kentucky College Heights Herald, in collaboration with Ball State PBS and Western Kentucky PBS, were named joint winners of the Associated Collegiate Press’ Innovation Pacemaker Award for the cross-platform multimedia project, “Fleeing to Flyover Country.”
October 26, 2023
'Clear Reception with David Letterman' premier at Ball State University's Emens AuditoriumBall State PBS will broadcast “Clear Reception,” an original documentary about the art of glass, at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. “Clear Reception” will also be available for streaming on Vimeo starting Nov. 3.
October 25, 2023
Dr. Charlene FletcherDr. Charlene Fletcher, an assistant professor of history at Butler University, will discuss Black women and confinement in the 19th century as a guest lecturer on Nov. 2 at Ball State University.