July 30, 2018
Ball State made the important change to its admission process for its Fall 2019 class. The approach will give the university the flexibility to attract more students who are likely to be successful at the University.
January 24, 2018
Ball State University will offer gender inclusive housing as part of its commitment to provide safe, inclusive and supportive living environments for all its students.
January 10, 2018
Jasmine Rand, an attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will deliver a “Modern Civil Rights Movement” keynote of Ball State University’s 38th annual Unity Week 2018.
December 11, 2017
Dozens of students participated in a wrap-a-thon as part of the university’s annual Angel Tree program. Gifts will go to more than 500 children.
August 22, 2016
The student organization kicked off the academic year by working with Second Harvest Food Bank and the YWCA.
March 17, 2016
Teams of students help communities in Florida, Illinois and Maryland during alternative spring breaks.
February 15, 2016
The Dance Marathon, Ball State’s largest student philanthropic event, begins at 2 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Field Sports Building. It involves more than 1,000 students participating in 12 hours’ worth of dancing, games and other entertainment for a great cause: raising money for Riley Hospital for Children.
January 28, 2016
Ball State students collect bottled water to send to Flint, Michigan, where thousands of residents have been exposed to lead contamination.
January 17, 2013
Eugene Robinson, one of the nation' s most remarkable storytellers, will speak about race relations and diversity issues in today's society in honor of Unity Week and Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Ball State.
October 16, 2012
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus on November 26 for a conversation with media icon, philanthropist Oprah Winfrey
September 4, 2012
Robert Gibbs, a longtime adviser to President Obama, and Liz Cheney, former counselor to President George W. Bush, are among the prominent speakers coming to campus this fall.
March 23, 2012
Ball State will host the Indiana Association of Nursing Students' (IANS) annual state convention from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24 in the Cooper Science building. The theme of the state convention is 24/7/365: It's Critical to Care.
February 13, 2012
Speakers from across the country will come to Ball State this spring, providing the campus community with new ideas on a variety of topics.
January 9, 2012
Ball State's annual Unity Week activities will include distinguished political analyst Michelle Bernard, a commemorative concert and other events.
November 29, 2011
Ball State University announces comprehensive tuition savings of nearly $6,000 for Hoosier families. Four initiatives will help students graduate in four years or fewer and reward those who do with reduced tuition.
November 14, 2011
Ball State plays a key role in helping Iraq and Afghanistan shift the focus from military to economic as the countries modernize their educational systems.
October 11, 2011
Ball State University’s chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) received the Gold Star Award at the 2011 NSCS Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
September 6, 2011
From Sept. 9 to 11, Ball State University invites the community to participate in a series of free on-campus events honoring the memory of those who lost their lives on 9/11. The highlight of the weekend's events will be a presentation by 9/11 survivor Michelle Rosado at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in Pruis Hall.
August 11, 2011
Presidential advisor David Axelrod and TV journalist Laura Ling, who was detained and sentenced to prison by North Korean authorities in 2009, are among those scheduled to speak at Ball State this fall. Best-selling author Jeannette Walls also will discuss "The Glass Castle," this year's freshman common reader, and NBC News correspondent Bob Dotson is the semester's guest for the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series.
January 11, 2011
A social justice champion who once sued the president of the United States to keep her seat on the U.S. Civil Rights Commission leads off the series of spring 2011 speakers at Ball State, a list that also includes alumna and Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, Hollywood producer Michael Uslan and Native American artist Michael Naranjo.
November 8, 2010
Ball State has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of State to help Kandahar University in Afghanistan develop curriculum for its new College of Economics.
August 9, 2010
Former senior White House aide Karl Rove will speak at Ball State Sept. 13, beginning a series of appearances on campus this fall that includes WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Tamika Catchings as well as "Murderball" star and "Gimp" author Mark Zupan.