April 19, 2024
Jillian Cieslik, Isabelle Behrman, Kelsey WoodruffJillian Cieslik, a senior at Ball State University, and two recent graduates—Isabelle Behrman and Kelsey Woodruff—have been selected for the coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).
April 18, 2024
Taylor Bias, Ball State University studentTaylor Bias, a junior at Ball State University, has been awarded a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of America’s most prestigious scholarships for undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) research.
April 11, 2024
2023 Worthen Arena basketball Ball State UniversityStudies from Ball State University's Miller College of Business and College of Communication, Information, and Media and Game Day provide perspective on the economic impact of the Indiana Fever selecting University of Iowa sensation Caitlin Clark with the No. 1-overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft.
April 9, 2024
Dr. Chang Liu, assistant professor of finance, and Dr. Maoyong Fan, professor of economics, Ball State UniversityA recent study by two Ball State University faculty members has found a clear and robust link between local stock market downturns and an increase in antidepressant use among investors.
April 9, 2024
2023 Ball State University Spring Commencement ceremonyBall State University next month will confer approximately 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at its 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony. Stedman Graham, a New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and 1989 Ball State University graduate, will deliver the address to Ball State’s Class of 2024 at the main ceremony.
April 6, 2024
Malina Simone BaconMalina Simone Bacon, co-founder of the Indianapolis-based cultural development firm and creative agency “GANGGANG,” will be a featured speaker at Ball State University from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Pruis Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
March 26, 2024
Leo Furlong, Muncie Burris, Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee champion, 2024Leo Furlong, a fifth grader at Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, is the champion of the 2024 Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee. Mr. Furlong’s winning word was “jalapeño.” The spicy competition, involving nearly 40 spellers from several local school systems, lasted 12 rounds.
March 25, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its third annual “Top 100 Students Awards” program.
March 21, 2024
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns Wednesday, April 3, with the goal of topping $1 million for a third straight year.
March 19, 2024
Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Ball State UniversityBall State University is collaborating with NASA to provide live broadcast coverage of the total solar eclipse on April 8.
March 14, 2024
Ball State University Women's Week 2023Women’s Week 2024—Ball State University’s annual celebration of women's achievements and contributions to society—will be March 25-29. The celebration, organized by Ball State’s Department of Women’s, Gender, and African American Studies (WGAS), will be marked with numerous free events at the University.
March 12, 2024
Sursa Hall, Ball State University“Music at the House of the Medici” March 28 at the University’s Sursa Performance Hall will feature the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra (IBO) and celebrate the sounds of Florence, Italy, in the 17th and early 18th centuries.
March 12, 2024
Ball State University Beneficence statue, 2024Ball State University is extending its national enrollment confirmation deadline for the 2024-25 academic year from May 1 to June 1, 2024.
March 6, 2024
Ball State University's College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the upcoming performance of the renowned Thalea String Quartet as part of the 2023-2024 Arts Alive series April 9, 2024, at Sursa Hall. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.
February 22, 2024
Dr. Ashley Kalinski, Ball State UniversityDr. Ashley Kalinski, assistant professor of biology at Ball State University, was awarded a grant from the Merkin Peripheral Neuropathy and Nerve Regeneration Center at Johns Hopkins University to study nerve regeneration in mice
February 15, 2024
Ball State University is hosting an event celebrating the legacy of social reformer Frederick Douglass with a special performance, “The Frederick Douglass Jazz Works,” created and composed by Ruth Naomi Floyd.
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 12, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation today announced the recipients of the University’s third-annual “Top 100 Student Awards.”
February 8, 2024
Máka Mia Pizza® shop, Ball State UniversityBall State University Dining has announced the opening of Máka Mia Pizza®, a new robotic pizza shop located in the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
February 7, 2024
Seven Ball State University online degree programs have been recognized as top-30 offerings in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2024 Best Online Program Rankings.”
February 6, 2024
Ball State University’s School of Journalism and Strategic Communication (SJSC) and the George and Frances Ball Foundation have announced a community partnership, through the Cradle to Career Muncie initiative, which aims at building equitable education pathways and fulfilling careers for all children in Muncie, Ind.
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.
February 2, 2024
Dr. April Hay, Ball State University registrarDr. April Hay will join Ball State University as its new university registrar, effective Feb. 5, Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment planning and management, announced.
February 1, 2024
Todd Siebert Memorial Foundation visits Ball State UniversityBall State University's Department of Biology has received a significant donation of $20,000 from the Todd Siebert Memorial Foundation. The foundation, aimed at advancing research in C9ORF72-linked Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), was established in honor of Todd Siebert, who lost his battle with ALS in 2021 at the age of 51.
January 30, 2024
Giovanni Domenico Ferretti, Italian (1692–1768), Harlequin and His Lady, oil on canvas, Haukohl Collection. Photo credit: MNHA/Tom LucasThe David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) at Ball State University presents a selection of paintings and sculptures from the Haukohl family collection—the largest collection of Florentine Baroque art of the late 16th to the early 18th centuries outside of Italy—from Feb. 22 through May 19, 2024.