In Her Research Lab, Tayla T.C. Lee Teaches Skills With Lasting Impact

Tayla Lee Tayla T.C. Lee is determined to provide high-impact educational experiences that will change the lives of her students and the people they may help after graduation. The assistant professor of Psychological Science also identifies herself as a Hoosier intent on giving back to the people of her native state. As a first-generation college student who […]

Student Trustee Rebeca Mena Met Challenges With Innovation

Rebeca Mena ’21 Rebeca Mena, ’21, has zero doubts about Ball State’s ability to boldly meet whatever challenges lie ahead. That confidence is the product of her experience as a student representative on the Board of Trustees during a time when the University faced challenges in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic that interrupted normal life across the country. “You […]

Honors Program Creates Powerful Mentorships

Ball State Preserves Ginn Woods For Decades To Come

Stephanie Schuck, MS ’12, greets an old friend, a sugar maple tree, in Ginn Woods. (Photo courtesy of John Taylor) Indiana’s second-largest protected old-growth forest officially became a state nature preserve thanks to Ball State University. The Indiana Natural Resources Commission established the 161-acre Ginn Woods as a nature preserve after the Board of Trustees approved the […]

Ball State Archeologists Locate Patients Buried at Former State Hospital

Archaeological research at a former state hospital will help honor those who died with mental illness.

Suffrage Expert Maps “A Woman’s Place” in Historic Movement

100 years after passage of the 19th Amendment, Melissa Gentry explains the crucial role Muncie women played in helping win the right to vote.