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 27, 2021
Cyrus Green, a graduate student at Ball State University has been awarded a David L. Boren Fellowship to fund seven months of language and cultural study.
July 28, 2015
This month a group of 24 students from across Iraq have converged on Ball State’s campus as part of an educational exchange program hosted by the university’s Center for International Development (CID).
July 26, 2013
Three Ball State students and alumni will study abroad for the 2013-14 academic year as recipients of Fulbright Scholarships. Ball State's Fulbright recipients are Carly Bacurin, Abby Savage and Cynthia Smith. They will spend their academic year conducting research, studying and teaching English.
April 30, 2012
Ball State professor is one of 23 people nationwide to be named a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador.
March 2, 2012
Journalism professor emeritus Mark Popovich has established a family fund in excess of $26,000 to provide scholarships to Ball State undergraduate students planning to attend the university's London Center.
November 14, 2011
Ball State plays a key role in helping Iraq and Afghanistan shift the focus from military to economic as the countries modernize their educational systems.
January 18, 2011
Higher education leaders from Afghanistan and representatives of Canadian and U.S. universities will participate in a first of its kind conference Jan. 25-26 at Ball State University’s Indianapolis Center.
November 8, 2010
Ball State has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of State to help Kandahar University in Afghanistan develop curriculum for its new College of Economics.
September 7, 2010
Alumnus Robert Hunt will return to campus this fall to provide synergy and expertise as an interdisciplinary group of students redesigns a main gateway and transportation hub in Venice, Italy.
June 23, 2010
Six Ball State students are touring China and Hong Kong this summer to produce stories as part of an immersive learning project.
June 18, 2010
Ball State will use the U.S. Department of State grant to help Tikrit University in Iraq transform its curriculum and its faculty members' teaching style.
November 5, 2008
Students from the College of Architecture and Planning, along with peers from Central and South America, create Second Life studio to address real-world project.
October 24, 2008
Ball State's Rinker Center for International Programs is sponsoring Islamic Awareness Week, Oct. 27-31.
October 9, 2008
Ball State’s College of Architecture and Planning will host an international conference focused on the education of architects, Oct. 20–22.
August 29, 2008
After only a few weeks on the job, Ken Holland, dean of the Rinker Center for International Programs, has already logged more frequent flyer miles than hours in the office, but he is already making an impact in the university’s effort to increase its international presence.
July 15, 2008
Telecommunications professor Dom Caristi will take his expertise in producing documentaries to Greece in 2009 as part of his second Fulbright professorship.
June 9, 2008
Anthropology professor James M. Nyce recently was honored by Sweden for his role in assisting one of that country's institutions of higher education make the transition from being a college to a full-fledged university.
June 6, 2008
President Jo Ann M. Gora is one of three Ball State representatives making a trip to China and Korea June 6 to 27. This is President Gora's second trip to the region as Ball State's president.
February 22, 2008
Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, dean of the College of Architecture and Planning, strengthened relationships with key universities during a trade mission to Mexico with Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and other Indiana leaders.
January 22, 2008
Iraqi doctor, now Ball State student and Fulbright scholar, risked life to produce documentary.
October 11, 2007
Two Ball State employees will represent the United States at a distance learning seminar at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang.
October 10, 2007
Ball State's Center for Organizational Resources and the Rinker Center for International Programs received an award for their leadership program, which provides a comprehensive introduction to U.S. public administration, business, government, culture and society to selected delegates from Deyang, China.