February 13, 2024
Dr. Max Fraser, University of MiamiBall State University’s Department of History will host Dr. Max Fraser, assistant professor of American history at the University of Miami, as the keynote speaker for the 27th annual Student History Conference on Feb. 23.
February 4, 2024
2022 Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Ball State UniversityBall State University’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium—Indiana’s largest planetarium—will host a full slate of free activities in anticipation of Muncie’s first solar eclipse in more than 1,000 years.
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 10, 2024
Dede AyiteAward-winning costume designer Dede Ayite will be a featured speaker Jan. 18 as part of Ball State University’s annual Arts Alive series, presented by the University’s College of Fine Arts (CFA). The event, which will be free and open to the public, starts at 7 p.m. in Recital Hall (AR 217) in the Fine Arts Building.
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.
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.
October 24, 2023
Alicia D. Williams, Writer-in-Residence, Ball State UniversityBall 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 19, 2023
Victoria ArlenAuthor, 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 2, 2023
Actors and producers David and Christina Arquette are spending two weeks on the campus of Ball State University this Fall semester as the first Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Visiting Experts in Residence for Media.
September 19, 2023
Debbie Ma, American (born 1957), Social Fabric, 2019, marble dust on canvas, 72 x 90 in. © Debbie MaThe 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 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.
May 6, 2023
Ball State University on Saturday celebrated its Class of 2023 with a traditional Spring Commencement ceremony held on the Old Quad. The University conferred nearly 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees for its Spring 2023 graduates.
April 18, 2023
David Letterman, Ball State UniversityThe University will present the documentary, “Clear Reception,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2023, at Emens Auditorium on Ball State’s campus. Following the screening of the film, Mr. Letterman will conduct a Q&A with two Ball State graduates who served as director and producer of the piece, respectively.
March 24, 2023
David Arquette. Credit: David Scott HollowayMulti-talented actor and producer David Arquette will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University. Mr. Arquette is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on April 10 at Pruis Hall on the Ball State campus.
March 21, 2023
Alley House duplex, 201 N. Temple Ave., IndianapolisBall State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) is hosting free public tours of an affordable, net-zero energy, eco-friendly duplex family home in Indianapolis designed by a team of Ball State’s CAP students and faculty.
March 14, 2023
Kathryn AaltoThe New York Times best-selling author Kathryn Aalto—a landscape historian, garden designer, and teacher—will speak at Ball State University on March 20. The presentation, free and open to the public, starts at 5 p.m. in Room 175 of the Art and Journalism Building on the University’s Muncie campus.
March 13, 2023
Billy Fleming, Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability Series speakerThe inaugural event of the Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability series is scheduled for March 20 at Ball State University. The guest lecturer is Dr. Billy Fleming, the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center in the Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Fleming is a senior fellow with Data for Progress and co-director of the “Climate + Community Project.”
January 11, 2023
Ball State Multicultural CenterBall State University’s Multicultural Center has announced the schedule of events for Unity Week 2023, which kicks off on Jan. 16—this year’s official observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
September 28, 2022
Stedman Graham portraitNew York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and Ball State University graduate Stedman Graham ’89 will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State.
April 4, 2022
Cutting Edge Conversations Ball State Miller College of BusinessBall State University’s Miller College of Business is back on April 13 with its latest installment of “Cutting Edge Conversations.” This free, virtual program is an opportunity to hear from three innovative professors, who offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves.
March 30, 2022
John Quinones headshotAward-winning broadcast journalist and author John Quiñones will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University, at 7 p.m. on April 11 at Pruis Hall
March 21, 2022
Dr. Bruce Berger and Dr. Karla GowerTwo of America’s preeminent experts in public relations are the centerpiece of the upcoming 2022 Vernon C. Schranz Distinguished Lectureship event, presented by Ball State University’s School of Journalism and Strategic Communication.
January 12, 2022
students celebrating unity weekBall State University’s Multicultural Center has announced the schedule of events for Unity Week 2022, which kicks off on Jan. 17—the official observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
December 18, 2021
Students at CommencementBall State University held two in-person Commencement ceremonies on Saturday to honor about 1,500 Fall 2021 graduates.
September 13, 2021
Tiara ThomasGrammy and Oscar award-winning singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, a 2012 Ball State University graduate, is returning to Ball State as the next guest in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series.