January 24, 2023
Ball State earned 12 top-25 rankings in U.S. News’ 2023 “Best Online Programs” list, an annual assessment of nearly 2,000 online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs offered by institutions across the country.
December 20, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided seven students with funding to develop and advance their entrepreneurial ventures.
December 5, 2022
Ball State University on Dec. 7 will celebrate its expanded presence in the Fort Wayne, Ind., community with “An Evening with Ball State at Electric Works.” This free event is from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Electric Works, 1030 Swinney Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46802.
November 4, 2022
Ball State University’s student media recently earned numerous journalism and communications accolades and awards, including more than three dozen awards combined for Ball Bearings magazine, The Ball State Daily News, and the McKinley Avenue Agency—an on-campus student-run communications, media, and advertising agency.
November 3, 2022
Ball State University’s Teachers College has been awarded a multi-million dollar 2022-2024 Attract, Prepare, Retain (APR) Grant—a federally funded program aimed at recruiting and retaining top teaching talent in Indiana schools.
October 20, 2022
Ball State University’s Dr. Jessica Ward, associate professor of Biology, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how embryos of aquatic animal species learn about the world before hatching.
October 14, 2022
Ball State University is celebrating recent national recognition and awards stemming from the work of the students, faculty, and staff of the University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP).
September 30, 2022
Ball State University will play a major role in a first-of-its-kind program in the nation centered on special education after the recent federal approval of a state registered apprenticeship supporting the educator pipeline.
September 27, 2022
Ball State University’s Teachers College has been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to develop and implement an inclusive approach to identifying and supporting gifted students with disabilities.
September 16, 2022
A newly published book—written by several Ball State University journalism students and edited by their professor—explores the tie between sports and social justice by following lives of over 20 athletes, coaches, and sports media professionals in different stages of their careers.
September 14, 2022
Ball State University's College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) is celebrating recent national recognition for two of its standout programs: esports and sports broadcasting.
September 7, 2022
A recent study conducted by researchers at Ball State University, in partnership with Fishbrain, the world’s most popular fishing app, offers new insight into “invasion superhighways,” in which aquatic invasive species are spreading across the U.S.
September 1, 2022
Ball State University’s College of Sciences and Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation that is expected to play a major role in increasing retention and graduation rates among academically talented low-income students in Chemistry and Biology.
August 2, 2022
Ball State University has formed a partnership with Gen.G Global Academy—a high-caliber international esports organization with competitive teams in South Korea, China, and the United States.
May 31, 2022
Ball State University and Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) have selected the first two recipients of a first-of-its-kind scholarship program for esports student-athletes. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Scholarship provides $5,000 annually to two members of Ball State’s varsity esports team each year from the 2022-23 through 2025-26 academic years.
May 10, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University recently carried out another successful E-Day, where senior-standing students majoring in Entrepreneurship had the opportunity to present their business plans in front of an external panel of alumni and evaluators.
April 26, 2022
Ball State University has been selected by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to receive an IIE American Passport Project grant that will enable 25 students to obtain a U.S. passport and support their study abroad journeys. Ball State is one of 40 institutions in the United States to be selected.
April 18, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided four students with pre-seed fund grants to assist in developing and advancing their entrepreneurial ventures. This semester’s winners are Hunter Beale, a senior Entrepreneurship and Innovation major; Emali Grose, a senior Entrepreneurship major; Holden Robinson, a junior Entrepreneurship and Innovation major; and Ani’a Walker, a senior Entrepreneurship major.
April 7, 2022
Ball State University recently received high marks in the Broadcast Education Association’s (BEA) inaugural School Rankings—Recognition of Institutional Excellence in Media program. Ball State’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) placed seventh nationally out of 101 ranked institutions in “2022 Top Winning Overall Programs.” Ball State also placed second in the nation in “Top Winning Sports Programs,” seventh in “2022 Top Winning Documentary Programs,” and 27th in “Top Winning Film & Video Programs.”
March 29, 2022
Ball State University’s Teachers College today was once again recognized by U.S. News & World Report for its standout graduate degree programs in education.
January 25, 2022
Ball State University’s online degree programs in high-demand fields have once again been recognized on a national level by U.S. News & World Report.
January 19, 2022
Ball State Sports Link, the nation’s first academic track in sports media production, has launched a new after-school program with high school students from Muncie Central and Muncie Burris: “Sports Media Production: The Experience.” The seven-week after-school program started in November 2021, with local community non-profits the Muncie Sports Commission and Innovation Connector serving as facilitators for the initiative.
January 11, 2022
Ball State University and Daleville Community Schools have announced a unique partnership in which esports student-athletes from both institutions will work together to form a meaningful educational and extracurricular experience.
November 23, 2021
Ball State University offers one of the best courses of study for students aspiring to become entrepreneurs, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The Princeton Review, the education services company known for its annual college and graduate school rankings, once again selected Ball State for its list, “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2022.”
October 22, 2021
The Ross Community Center is once again offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to speakers of other languages in the Muncie community who are interested in learning English.