Jean Marie Place: Healthy Pregnancies Lead to Healthy Babies

Healthy pregnancies lead to healthy babies. It sounds much simpler than it is in real life. Jean Marie Place researches best practices for supporting at-risk women during this critical period.

Chris Taylor: Even in Digital, It Starts with a Story

More than 100 industry awards don’t lie. Chris Taylor’s digital sports production students win Emmys at Ball State before starting careers at ESPN, Turner Sports, Fox Sports and more.

Stacey Allred: Education Is About Making a Difference

Summer learning loss can put disadvantaged students even further behind. Using her research and expertise, Stacey Allred runs a unique summer camp that merges fun with learning.

Ted Neal: Connecting Art to Community

Ted Neal’s ceramic art explores how we consume natural resources. Fittingly, he is also a national expert in building energy efficient kilns from scratch.

Laura Bassette: Promoting Fitness in the Autism Community

Laura Bassette, is an assistant professor of special education, specializing in researching and teaching people with autism how to exercise at the gym.

Maoyong Fan: Using Economics to Improve Life for the Most Vulnerable People

Dr. Maoyong Fan, professor of economics, focuses his research on the impact of water and air pollution on health.

Adam Kuban: Encouraging Students to ‘Embrace the Mess’ on Their Path to Finding Better Solutions

Dr. Adam Kuban, an assistant professor of journalism and a faculty member in the Honors College, focuses his teaching on media projects based on science- or sports-related issues.