September 25, 2020
A grant from the Lilly Endowment will create First-Year Flight, designed to enhance student engagement in the first year.
September 22, 2020
Ball State’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program earned the prestigious Experts’ Choice Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for its video submission in the STEM DIVE (Diversity and Inclusion Video Exhibition) Challenge.
September 22, 2020
Chad Kinsella, a Ball State political science professor, believes any attempt to replace deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will increase the controversy surrounding the presidential election.
September 21, 2020
“20/20: Twenty Women Artists of the Twentieth Century” features works from some of the most significant women artists of the modern period. Visitors can view the special exhibition from September 24 through December 20, 2020. Visit for more information.
September 18, 2020
With support from two new partners, Ball State is empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators by reimagining an existing center and creating a second one to explore how students can maximize their contribution to society.
September 18, 2020
As a result of prudent planning, combined with better than expected enrollment and retention numbers, the Board of Trustees approved a balanced budget for 2020-21.
September 17, 2020
University’s response to COVID-19 is the subject of the first Fall semester broadcast of “Cardinal Compass: Campus and Community Conversations” on Sept. 18.
September 15, 2020
A new study finds that college students in Mexico City have low levels of awareness about fertility issues and many don’t want to have children at all.
September 14, 2020
The late James Chesebro, a former telecommunications professor, is receiving the association’s highest accolade.
September 14, 2020
Steve Horwitz will receive recognition from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) for his dedication to his field.
September 14, 2020
For the fifth consecutive year, Ball State University has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from "INSIGHT Into Diversity."
September 10, 2020
Due to the ongoing risk of COVID-19, and the state’s extended guidelines, which continue to prohibit social gatherings larger than 250 people, it is no longer feasible for Ball State to hold Commencement ceremonies on the scheduled date. In order to enable people to make appropriate plans, the University has also decided to postpone its December 2020 Commencement ceremony.
September 8, 2020
The author of a book on two major riots in Los Angeles decades ago believes unrest will continue in the U.S. until substantial police reforms are implemented.
September 4, 2020
Dina Marie Zemke, an associate professor of residential property management, found that the overwhelming majority of survey respondents believed that there was no stopping the robotic transformation of the food service industry, including quick service restaurants.
September 3, 2020
History professor Sergei Zhuk will bring unique perspective to China as part of the Fulbright Program.
September 3, 2020
Students in Ball State University’s Urban Planning program have set up shop in the Muncie Mall to help community leaders develop a Comprehensive Plan for Delaware County.
August 31, 2020
The building has earned a LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
August 26, 2020
Dr. Michael T. Ndemanu, a Ball State associate professor of multicultural education, will travel to Cameroon in January to help improve teacher education there.
August 21, 2020
Ball State custodian Steve Smith’s kindness motivated a student to stay in school; now Smith has been recognized with one of the University’s top honors.
August 17, 2020
Honoring their hard work and excellence, three educators with Ball State Teachers College connections have earned awards and another has received grant funding.
August 17, 2020
Primatologist finds evidence that lactating chimpanzees find refuge in caves during the hottest parts of the year and day in West Africa.
August 14, 2020
Indiana continues strong performance in the manufacturing and logistics sectors despite challenges from COVID-19.
August 7, 2020
In the first long-term study of food insecurity in the U.S., hungry people are more likely to develop serious health issues — particularly cardiovascular disease— that raises the chances of an early death.
August 4, 2020
WIPB-TV will feature the Hancock County town of Fortville in its ongoing series celebrating small towns in the station’s viewing area.
July 29, 2020
An analysis by a New York University professor puts Ball State in the “survive” category as higher education works through the COVID-19 pandemic.