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July 29, 2021
A Ball State University graduate and notable former student-athlete has helped make history for her home country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
July 24, 2021
Ball State University honors 2021 Summer graduates at in-person ceremonies that took place at Worthen Arena on Ball State’s beautiful campus.
July 23, 2021
Ball State University has announced the appointment of Dr. Abigail E. Comber as interim principal at Burris Laboratory School for the 2021-22 academic year.
July 23, 2021
The Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, located on Ball State University’s campus, is increasing in size to accommodate more visitors and host more community events.
July 22, 2021
Two Ball State University art students were part of a design team whose collaborative creation won a top prize in the 2021 Biodesign Challenge competition.
July 19, 2021
Dr. Susan McDowell, Vice Provost for Research at Ball State University, has been named an Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Council on Research Leader Fellow.
July 13, 2021
Ball State University’s Healthy Lifestyle Center (HLC) has been recognized for its dedication to the neighbors and communities it serves.
July 9, 2021
Ball State University is providing a way for people to share their experiences during or related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
July 9, 2021
Dr. Aaron Paige, assistant professor of Music (Voice) at Ball State University, was one of just 35 people chosen for a fellowship program designed to elevate and engage Black and Latinx music educators.
July 7, 2021
President Geoffrey S. Mearns announces that Dr. Charlene Alexander will be returning to Ball State University as the next Chief Strategy Officer.
July 1, 2021
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Thursday recognized one of the University’s most successful periods of Athletic Department achievement, both on and off the field.
June 30, 2021
With great sadness, the Miller College of Business at Ball State University announces the death of Steven G. Horwitz.
June 28, 2021
Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Amy Wyse as the new student representative on the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Gov. Holcomb also announced that current trustee Brian Gallagher was reappointed to a four-year term, which is effective through 2024.
June 22, 2021
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s 24-hour online fundraising event, was recently recognized once again for its positive impact made in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 21, 2021
The Ball State Board of Trustees approved a resolution to name Park Residence Hall’s Multipurpose Room after Dr. Alan L. Hargrave, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Director of Housing and Residence Life at Ball State University.
June 18, 2021
The Board of Trustees of Ball State University approved tuition and mandatory fee rates Friday that further elevate the University’s position as one of the most affordable schools in the Midwest, especially among Indiana universities and Mid-American Conference schools.
June 17, 2021
A recent Ball State University graduate has been recognized by one of the nation’s top collegiate journalism awards programs.
June 16, 2021
Researchers at Ball State University have found that Indiana’s school choice options resulted in a savings of almost $90 million in the 2019-20 school year.
June 9, 2021
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today that Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns has been elected the MAC’s Chair of the Council of Presidents. He replaces University at Buffalo President Dr. Satish Tripathi, who served as Chair for the last four academic years. President Mearns has also been named the MAC representative to the NCAA Board of Directors.
June 7, 2021
This Fall, Ball State University will welcome back to campus graduate Ashley C. Ford for a writer-in-residence program that will allow her to share her work and to interact with students and faculty, as well as engage with the campus and local communities.
June 7, 2021
Dillon “MLBD” Kleinvehn will be joining Ball State University as the first graduate assistant of its Esports program, where he will also serve as the first-ever head coach of the Ball State League of Legends team.
June 4, 2021
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced this week that it has awarded Ball State University’s Teachers College a $2.9 million grant to fund COVID-19 student learning recovery programs.
May 19, 2021
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has hosted another successful E-Day, or Evaluation Day, providing senior standing students an opportunity to present their venture plans to an external panel of business leaders.
May 15, 2021
On Saturday, Ball State University welcomed back more than 900 graduates whose Class of 2020 Commencement ceremonies were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 14, 2021
Dr. Lindsey Blom, a professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at Ball State University, has earned a high honor from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) for her dedication to student fulfillment.

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