May 3, 2024
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday reappointed Mark Ervin to the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees. Also at Friday’s meeting, the Board approved the budget, scope, and naming of the University’s new Eric Foss Championship Performance Center, and the naming of the Rhonda Newport Kaspar Stage and Timothy M. Andrews Monumental Stair within the new Performing Arts Center.
April 30, 2024
For the first time in Ball State University’s history, multiple students have been selected to receive prestigious Boren Scholarships for international study. Those awarded from Ball State this year are juniors Kyle Carnes and Simon Webster and sophomore Madison Willingham.
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.
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.
December 16, 2023
2023 Ball State Fall CommencementBall State University conferred more than 1,200 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees in its Fall 2023 Commencement ceremony on Saturday.
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 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
September 7, 2023
Ball State University will hold a grand opening on Sept. 19 for the Brown Family Amphitheater—a new outdoor performance and gathering space on campus that the entire community can enjoy.
August 9, 2023
Ball State University’s Office of Industry Engagement hosted a gathering of local leaders and alumni on Aug. 2 in the South Bend-Elkhart region for “An Evening with Ball State University.”
June 9, 2023
Hope Churchill, Ball State UniversityIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Hope Churchill as the new student representative on the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Ms. Churchill, whose appointment begins July 1, will serve a two-year term through 2025.
May 9, 2023
Kimberly Howe Ferguson, Ball State UniversityBall State University has appointed Kimberly Howe Ferguson, owner of Patterson Block Muncie, as director of its Entrepreneurship Center.
March 31, 2023
Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns and AUIB President Michael MulnixBall State University’s Miller College of Business (MCOB) is partnering with American University at Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) to offer AUIB-affiliated students an opportunity to earn a Ball State Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree through online instruction.
March 28, 2023
Dr. Cathy DuBoisDr. Cathy L. Z. DuBois will join the Ball State leadership team as the next Bryan Dean of the Miller College of Business, President Geoffrey S. Mearns announced. Dr. DuBois’ appointment begins July 1, 2023.
January 24, 2023
2022 Ball State Teachers College BuildingBall State earned 12 top-25 rankings in U.S. News’ 2023 “Best Online Programs” list, an annual assessment of nearly 2,000 online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs offered by institutions across the country.
January 9, 2023
Henry Hall and Rick Hall, members of the Ball State Board of TrusteesIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced he has reappointed Henry Hall and Rick Hall to the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Both members were reappointed to four-year terms, which are effective through 2026.
December 20, 2022
Whitinger BuildingThe Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided seven students with funding to develop and advance their entrepreneurial ventures.
December 15, 2022
Dr. Michael Hicks and Dr. Dagney FaulkWith the likelihood of the U.S. experiencing growth in the manufacturing of semiconductors, researchers at Ball State University have pinpointed the locations across the country most likely to experience expansion of semiconductor chip production in the coming years.
November 11, 2022
Molinaro Faculty FellowsThree faculty members of Ball State University’s Miller College of Business were selected as inaugural inductees of the Father Kenneth M. Molinaro, CSC Faculty Fellowship Program in a recent ceremony held in the Molinaro Hall of Fame Room of the Whitinger Business Building.
November 1, 2022
Dr. Brian Webster, Ball State UniversityDr. Brian Webster, an associate professor of Management in the Miller College of Business at Ball State University, recently co-authored a research paper about a study that explores the relationships between high-performing employees and perceived entitlement in the workplace
July 7, 2022
Ball State University Whitinger BuildingA collaboration between the City of Muncie, Ball State University’s Entrepreneurship Center, and the In Place Impact Muncie Initiative has resulted in a free class aimed at fostering innovative solutions to make a positive impact on the local community.
May 12, 2022
BSU Symphony Orchestra ChoirThe Indiana Communities Institute (ICI) of Ball State University, in partnership with the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC), recently released new research on how Indiana municipalities are utilizing local arts and cultures in their economic development strategies and communities.
May 10, 2022
Ball State Entrepreneurship Center E-Day 2022The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University recently carried out another successful E-Day, where senior-standing students majoring in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to present their business plans in front of an external panel of alumni and evaluators.
April 20, 2022
Ball State farmThe 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 18, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided four students with pre-seed fund grants to assist in developing and advancing their entrepreneurial ventures. This semester’s winners are Hunter Beale, a senior Entrepreneurship and Innovation major; Emali Grose, a senior Entrepreneurship major; Holden Robinson, a junior Entrepreneurship and Innovation major; and Ani’a Walker, a senior Entrepreneurship major.