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.”
November 7, 2023
Ball State University will open its new full-service Chick-fil-A location at North Dining Jan. 8, 2024—the first day of the Spring 2024 semester. The new location will replace the Chick-fil-A Express located in the Atrium within the Art and Journalism Building. The Atrium location will close Nov. 17.
October 25, 2023
Dr. 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.
October 24, 2023
Ball State University is welcoming award-winning author Alicia D. Williams to campus this Fall as its second guest author for the University’s Writer-in-Residence program.
October 23, 2023
On Friday evening, Ball State University publicly launched “Our Call to Beneficence,” the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the University’s history.
October 19, 2023
Author, Paralympic gold medalist, ESPN host and reporter, and motivational speaker Victoria Arlen will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University. Ms. Arlen’s lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Pruis Hall on Ball State’s campus.
October 17, 2023
John Foster, a 30-year veteran of the Ball State University Police Department, has been promoted by the University as its new assistant vice president for public safety and chief of police.
October 11, 2023
University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections at Ball State has announced a new addition to the University’s Digital Media Repository: the Muncie Microcosm of America Collection.
October 10, 2023
A new documentary, “Fleeing to Flyover Country,” produced in collaboration with Ball State PBS, Western Kentucky PBS, The Ball State Daily News, The Western Kentucky Herald, and Ball State’s Department of Media, premieres at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday, Oct. 12. It will air on Ball State PBS.
October 5, 2023
The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) at Ball State University is presenting its first show featuring textiles from across Asia. This special exhibition will be on display through Dec. 21, 2023.
October 5, 2023
Ball State University’s 97th Homecoming celebration kicks off this year on Oct. 16, as Cardinals across the globe are invited back to campus to show pride in their alma mater. The week-long celebration culminates Oct. 21 with the Cardinals’ home football contest against Central Michigan.
September 20, 2023
The second annual Happy Little Fest is set for 1–4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, at University Green, located between Bracken Library and the Architecture Building, 1120 N. McKinley Ave., on the campus of Ball State University.
September 19, 2023
The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., will display a selection of paintings by New York artist Debbie Ma from Sept. 28 through Dec. 21, 2023.
September 15, 2023
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday, in its first meeting of the 2023-24 academic year, reviewed a comprehensive design for the University’s new Performing Arts Center.
September 13, 2023
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. ET Friday, Sept. 15, for comedy duo John Mulaney and Pete Davidson’s Oct. 7 performance at Ball State University’s Emens Auditorium. Tickets for the 7 p.m. performance will be available through the Emens box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 765-285-1539.
September 13, 2023
“Happy Little Fest”/Ball State PBS was named the winner of the “Special Events” award within the Marketing and Communications category at this year’s National Educational Telecommunications Association’s (NETA) 55th Public Media Awards.
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 24, 2023
Several divisions at Ball State University this month are participating in and financially supporting Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity’s Awareness Build.
August 22, 2023
“Happy Little Fest,” a celebration of the 80th birthday of iconic painter and instructor Bob Ross hosted by Ball State PBS and Bob Ross, Inc., has been named a finalist for the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s (NETA) 55th annual Public Media Awards.
August 9, 2023
Ball State University has announced the launch of its Off-Campus Quality Housing Initiative. This program aims to prioritize student welfare by highlighting property management companies and landlords who commit to an established set of practices related to the off-campus accommodations available to Ball State students.
June 28, 2023
The Hoosier Shakespeare Festival is the 2023 recipient of the Ball State University Community Engagement for the Arts Grant.
June 16, 2023
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved a development agreement for a revitalization plan for The Village, a commercial district located immediately adjacent to the campus.
June 6, 2023
Join Daniel Tiger for an afternoon of fun 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Canan Commons. The free event will also include more than 20 booths offering activities for all ages, such as sunflower planting, rock painting, and puppet making.
May 9, 2023
A Spring tradition continues at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) with Art in Bloom, a free public floral exhibition on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, with extended museum hours from 1-5 p.m. on both days. In addition, a free public reception will celebrate springtime from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, with jazz, snacks, and a cash bar.
May 9, 2023
Ball State University has appointed Kimberly Howe Ferguson, owner of Patterson Block Muncie, as director of its Entrepreneurship Center.