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.
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 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 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.
December 12, 2023
2021 BeneficenceBall State University has received a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to further integrate Science of Reading-aligned principles into the University’s teacher preparation programs.
December 8, 2023
Liliana Osborne, Ball State UniversityThe Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided three students with funding to develop and advance their entrepreneurial ventures in its latest round of pre-seed funding
November 30, 2023
Ball State University student media awards, Fall 2023Ball State University’s student media organizations recently were recognized with several prestigious national journalism awards, as announced at the Fall National College Media Convention in Atlanta.
November 27, 2023
Anaya Marshall, Ball State UniversityAnaya Marshall, a fourth-year Landscape Architecture major at Ball State University, has been selected for the prestigious LAF (Landscape Architecture Foundation) Ignite scholarship program.
November 27, 2023
Ball State Teachers College Building, 2023Ball State University’s Teachers College has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon for its project, “Enhancing Competency-Based Approaches to University Pedagogies in Cameroon through Professional Development Workshops.”
November 1, 2023
Dr. Anand R. Marri, Ball State UniversityAfter a nationwide search, Geoffrey S. Mearns, president of Ball State University, has selected Dr. Anand R. Marri as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.
October 26, 2023
'Clear Reception with David Letterman' premier at Ball State University's Emens AuditoriumBall State PBS will broadcast “Clear Reception,” an original documentary about the art of glass, at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. “Clear Reception” will also be available for streaming on Vimeo starting Nov. 3.
October 24, 2023
Alicia D. Williams, Writer-in-Residence, Ball State UniversityBall State University is welcoming award-winning author Alicia D. Williams to campus this Fall as its second guest author for the University’s Writer-in-Residence program.
October 23, 2023
Call to Beneficence, Ball State UniversityOn Friday evening, Ball State University publicly launched “Our Call to Beneficence,” the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the University’s history.
October 10, 2023
A new documentary, “Fleeing to Flyover Country,” produced in collaboration with Ball State PBS, Western Kentucky PBS, The Ball State Daily News, The Western Kentucky Herald, and Ball State’s Department of Media, premieres at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday, Oct. 12. It will air on Ball State PBS.
October 2, 2023
Actors and producers David and Christina Arquette are spending two weeks on the campus of Ball State University this Fall semester as the first Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Visiting Experts in Residence for Media.
September 26, 2023
Photo courtesy: Ball State Daily NewsThe Ball State Daily News newspaper and Indiana Public Radio (IPR), the NPR® Member station of Ball State Public Media, today are launching an innovative news-sharing venture that will strengthen the way news is delivered and consumed in the region.
September 19, 2023
Ball State University has announced that the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry (VBC)—the birthplace of Ball State’s signature brand of Immersive Learning—is being integrated into the University’s Honors College.
August 24, 2023
Ball State Teachers College buildingBall State University’s Department of Special Education and Department of Educational Psychology, both in the University’s Teachers College, were awarded a $1,999,999 grant from the United States Department of Education as part of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and the Special Education Research Grants Program.
August 21, 2023
The Hoosier STEM Academy has been awarded a 2023 STEM Teacher Recruitment Grant for more than $722,000 from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE).
August 16, 2023
Ball State University is offering the 30-credit Indiana College Core (ICC) curriculum to Hoosier high school students, beginning this Fall. Through Ball State’s Dual Credit Program, students can complete the ICC curriculum during regular school hours either 100 percent online, on-site at their high schools, or as a mix of online and on-site
June 29, 2023
Ball State University film production students will get a rare opportunity to learn from Indianapolis-based Heartland Film—well-known for hosting the Heartland International Film Festival—thanks to a creative partnership between Heartland and the University’s new Radiance Cinema.
June 15, 2023
Ball State University is hosting 15 Uzbek college students, ages 18-24, and one Uzbek faculty member, June 15-July 6 as part of a new exchange program this Summer.
May 25, 2023
Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering, Ball State Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipientsTwo 2023 Ball State University Spring graduates—Jess Melvin and Madison Pickering—will spend the upcoming academic year abroad as recipients of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Award.