Entries by Kim Rendfeld

Ball State Students Show All Children Can Do Science

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]very Fall and Spring semester, about 150 Muncie children are busy learning science after a full day of school. In one lively room at the Boys & Girls Club in the Roy C. Buley Community Center, Ball State elementary pre-service students Brooke Miller and Katie Kane teach first-graders about habitats, as the children point to […]

Ball State Students Launch Crusade for Cruciferous Veggies in Muncie Schools

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]hanks to Ball State University students in the  Department of Nutrition and Health Science , children in three Muncie schools learned about and sampled delicious, healthy vegetables in fun ways. Last Spring’s immersive learning experience Nutrition Grows on You! is one of many partnerships that mutually benefit students at Ball State and Muncie Community Schools (MCS). During a colorful demonstration at South […]

Career Center’s Services and Personal Touch Benefit Students and Alumni

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen Arlee Post was a junior apparel design major at Ball State, a career coach from the University introduced her to Elizabeth (Etzell) Murray, an alumna who would eventually become her mentor and supervisor at L.L. Bean. It started with the Cardinal Career Network, connecting alumni employers with students. “I decided to pick Elizabeth’s brain about her […]

Rare Exhibition of 20th-Century Artist Diebenkorn Comes to Ball State

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n the gallery walls of the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA), visitors will literally see how an acclaimed American artist evolved in his early years. DOMA is the sole Midwestern venue for “Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942–1955,” a traveling exhibition that includes many paintings and drawings that have never before been publicly displayed. It will be […]

Students Help Make Fort Wayne Neighborhood ‘A Nicer Place to Live’

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]n acre that once had dilapidated houses and overgrown weeds will soon become a relaxing, inviting green space in Fort Wayne’s Nebraska Neighborhood. This Fall 2017 Semester, three teams of Ball State University students each crafted recommendations on what to do with the triangular Wayne Knitting Mills Park. Improvements to the pocket park are part […]