July 16, 2021
Communities around the world found themselves experiencing both scary situations and moments of hope throughout 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now Ball State University is providing a way for people to share their experiences.
July 12, 2021
Chayce McDermott joined a long line of BSU pitchers who’ve been drafted by a Major League Baseball organization with his selection in the 2021 MLB draft by the Houston Astros on Monday.
May 2, 2021
Two community policing advocates and local officials said Saturday there was hope for better relations between local law enforcement officers and the citizens they serve.
April 21, 2021
Wisconsin coach Kelly Sheffield and Kentucky coach Craig Skinner, both Muncie natives, are coaching teams in the NCAA women's volleyball Final Four.
April 16, 2021
Erin Mason will join Ball State University in the newly-created position of university registrar, effective July 1, 2021.
March 25, 2021
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour online fundraising event, will be held on April 6, marking the event's third year.
March 19, 2021
Cade Brown, a 2020 Delta High School graduate and freshman exercise science major at Ball State is volunteering in Indianapolis as a part of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
February 25, 2021
The public can see works of art by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and more in a special exhibition at Ball State University’s David Owsley Museum of Art this spring.
February 5, 2021
Assistant professor of urban planning John West describes Muncie's land bank program as a one-of-a-kind success and explains how proposed legislation could help expand the idea to other communities.
January 26, 2021
New rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report list Ball State University as one of the top online education providers in the nation, according to a release.
December 11, 2020
One of Ball State University's main philanthropic donors is helping the university once again by gifting a nearly $3 million amphitheater that will take center stage around development of the campus's eastern side. The Ball State University Board of Trustees announced that Charles W. Brown was giving an additional $2.8 million gift to build the Brown Family Amphitheater on Friday.
November 13, 2020
The foundation awarded multi-year funding totaling $2 million to the Ball State Foundation. The funding includes $1.8 million to be used to allow the university to innovate and to take advantage of unique future opportunities that align with its strategic plan, all to promote continuous advancements in education. The remaining $200,000 will support the Mearns-Proud Scholarship program.
November 10, 2020
On Monday evening, plans for the site of a former elementary school came closer to reality as 12 second-year students majoring in Urban Planning and Development shared their ideas for the site. Scott Truex, chair of the Department of Urban Planning, said Monday's program at the Urban Planning office at Muncie Mall was an opportunity for the community to listen to students and give feedback on their plans.
October 10, 2020
Story notes that Ball State has earned an A- rating from a website that rates college and university COVID-19 dashboards. "At Ball State University, our dashboard is a tool we are using to be transparent with our campus and the community," BSU spokesperson Kathy Wolf told The Star Press. "We are updating it daily to help keep people educated and informed as we navigate through this together. "
September 29, 2020
Story notes Ball State has received a $250,000 donation to fund the design of the Grand Lawn Amphitheater project on the site of the former Emens Auditorium parking garage.
September 29, 2020
Photo gallery showcases tackles multiple construction projects on campus.
September 15, 2020
In the spring of 2021, Chinese students will learn about American history and the Cold War from the unique perspective of Sergei Zhuk, a Ball State University history professor.
September 3, 2020
Ball State’s Urban Planning program has moved into a storefront in Muncie Mall to help community leaders develop a comprehensive plan for Delaware County.
August 21, 2020
In a speech to kick off fall semester on Friday, Ball State University's president talked about two challenges on everyone's mind over the summer: the coronavirus pandemic and the civil unrest "that has demonstrated an urgent need for us to accelerate our efforts to create a campus, a community and a country that are more equitable and more just."
August 20, 2020
The daunting, 2,230-mile “marathon” road trip from California to Indiana to deliver disinfectant wipes to Ball State University, completed in just two days, wouldn’t have been possible for truck driver Doniyor Subkhonov if not for the support of rapper Eminem.
August 4, 2020
Ball State University isn't releasing any numbers yet but says the outlook for fall enrollment is "encouraging."
August 2, 2020
Part of Ball State University's return-to-campus plan will rely heavily on self-certification from both staff and students to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
July 30, 2020
As colleges across the country prepare for fall semester, some will offer in-person classes, others will stick to online only and many will include both. But the great unknown of how COVID-19 will impact their sustainability remains.