September 26, 2023
The 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 20, 2023
Alley House, located at 201 N. Temple Ave., has been selected to receive a SARA (Society of American Registered Architects) National Design Award, a prestigious recognition of talent, dedication, and innovation in the field of architecture.
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
August 9, 2023
Ball State University has announced the launch of its Off-Campus Quality Housing Initiative. This program aims to prioritize student welfare by highlighting property management companies and landlords who commit to an established set of practices related to the off-campus accommodations available to Ball State students.
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 9, 2023
Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Hope Churchill as the new student representative on the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Ms. Churchill, whose appointment begins July 1, will serve a two-year term through 2025.
April 27, 2023
Ball State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (ECAP) students—with faculty leads, design advisors, and interdisciplinary consultants—earned the grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge.
April 20, 2023
Ball State University junior Griffin Thomas 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.
March 28, 2023
Ball State University’s student media organizations have once again been recognized among the best in the nation.
March 25, 2023
The Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its second annual “Top 100 Student Awards” program. This annual award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates who represent the spirit of Beneficence, Ball State’s institutional statue and icon that symbolizes the generosity of the five Ball brothers whose land donation to the State of Indiana allowed the University to flourish.
February 13, 2023
After a successful inaugural year, the Ball State University Foundation today revealed the recipients of the University’s newest “Top 100 Student Awards.” This annual award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates who represent the spirit of Beneficence, Ball State’s institutional statue and icon that symbolizes the generosity of the five Ball brothers whose land donation to the State of Indiana allowed the University to flourish.
February 7, 2023
Several students from Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance earned recognition at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre’s regional festival, held Jan. 11-15 in Flint, Mich.
December 20, 2022
The Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University has provided seven students with funding to develop and advance their entrepreneurial ventures.
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 2, 2022
On Wednesday, Ball State University launched for use by its entire campus community Starship Technologies delivery robots. A fleet of 24 robots will deploy at Ball State—providing food, snacks, and drink delivery from a variety of dining locations on campus.
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.
August 16, 2022
Ball State University Spring 2021 graduate Karleigh Conner, of Maineville, Ohio, has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship in recognition of her accomplishments in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and community service.
June 27, 2022
Ball State University junior Steve Doll has been awarded a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship—one of America’s most prestigious scholarships awarded to college juniors and sophomores for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to the environment or Native American nations. Ball State junior Krista Walterbusch, meanwhile, was selected as a Udall Scholarship honorable mention honoree.
May 19, 2022
Navigating the Enrolled Student Transition (NEST) is a dual-enrollment program in which select high school students who have applied to Ball State, but have not yet been accepted, will enroll at Ivy Tech in Muncie and live in Ball State residence halls. Participating students will take general education and pre-requisite courses at Ivy Tech’s Muncie campus and take one class per semester at Ball State.
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.
May 3, 2022
An affordable, net-zero energy duplex family home, which has been designed by a team of Ball State University students and faculty, is one step closer to being built. The duplex, referred to as the “Alley House,” was designed by a group of students and faculty of Ball State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge, an international competition. CAP’s Solar Decathlon Build Team for the Alley House project was recently selected as one of 14 (out of 28) teams to advance to the construction stage of the competition. Ball State CAP’s Build Team was awarded $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy for the build.
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 14, 2022
Ball State University freshman Scott Webster has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), which will provide two months of beginning Turkish study in Ankara, Turkey, this Summer.