April 14, 2021
A person gets the COVID-19 vaccination at the clinic on campusBall State University has extended the hours of its on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic, while also establishing a waiting list for those requesting to receive the Moderna vaccine before their scheduled appointment.
April 1, 2021
Beneficence wearing a face mask.Governor Holcomb announced some important changes to his Executive Order regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The amended order converts the current face mask covering mandate to a state mask advisory,
February 9, 2021
Whitinger Business BuildingAbout 22 percent of Americans say they are not likely to get immunized against COVID-19, according to research that included a Ball State University professor.
February 1, 2021
Benny on a winter dayBall State Provost Susana Rivera-Mills has published an essay on crisis leadership about the importance of values-guided decision making and equity.
January 28, 2021
A lone student walks on the sidewalk during the Covid pandemicDepression and anxiety rates have more than doubled during the pandemic, according to a team of researchers at Ball State University.
December 22, 2020
Miss Ball StateMiss Ball State Anastasia Sharp-Keller believes college students should stay connected with their peers as the pandemic continues.
December 15, 2020
View of Muncie streetThe COVID-19 pandemic is devastating the food industry in Indiana with 41 percent of restaurant owners reporting financial problems so severe that they may shutter operations by the end of the year.
December 9, 2020
Muncie, Indiana libraryMany local Indiana governments are anticipating cuts to services because of the COVID-19 impact on local government budgets.
December 8, 2020
Beneficence with face maskWorking in essential industries is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 infection among Bhutanese and Burmese refugees.
December 1, 2020
Christmas tree with a Ball State ornamentBall State researcher Jill Walls believes a dose of gratitude might be the boost families need to lift spirits during the holiday season.
November 17, 2020
All Ball State, students will be required to provide a COVID-19 test result before returning to campus in the Spring.
November 12, 2020
Beneficence with a maskDuring the early stages of the pandemic, women, racial minorities, and older adults were more likely to wear masks.
November 4, 2020
Dr. Jay KandiahStudy finds stress related to COVID-19 is to blame for more Americans eating unhealthily
October 9, 2020
More than 200 non-profit organizations and businesses have joined with Ball State under the Cardinals Care Program.
September 29, 2020
Ball State professor Steve Horwitz believes the pandemic and controversial election season may cause sluggish Halloween retail sales.
September 10, 2020
commencement capDue 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.
August 10, 2020
Hargreaves Music BuildingThe ‘Pride of Mid-America’ Marching Band is taking steps to ensure its members and the audience are safe.
August 3, 2020
Statue wearing a face mask.New research shows that most people will wear a mask or practice social distancing during this pandemic if they believe it will help others.
July 29, 2020
Ball State UniversityAn analysis by a New York University professor puts Ball State in the “survive” category as higher education works through the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 19, 2020
Shafer TowerBoard of Trustees approved a continuing spending resolution today that will prioritize funding for academic programs while investing in health and safety measures.
June 12, 2020
The Indiana Statehouse on a beautiful dayStudy finds economic shutdown caused by COVID-19 has deeply damaged Indiana’s economy.
May 28, 2020
Shafer TowerMany students have told us that they value the personal educational experiences that we provide at Ball State University.
May 27, 2020
BeneficenceBall State students will return to campus for classes on August 24, as scheduled.
May 20, 2020
Burris Laboratory SchoolThe 53 graduating seniors of Burris Laboratory School’s Class of 2020 will be honored May 22 with a drive-by celebration on the Quad at Ball State University.
May 18, 2020
Researchers find a significant association between in-person voting and the spread of COVID-19 two to three weeks after Wisconsin’s primary on April 7.