Old Planetarium Revamped Into Cutting-Edge Studio

The 50-year-old predecessor to Charles W. Brown aims to produce shows for planetariums nationwide, thanks to a partnership that blends science and the arts.

Senior Makes Sense, Art out of Bird-Window Crashes

Honors College senior Sarah Fischer has blended her majors in biology and printmaking by studying campus bird-window impacts and creating bird etchings.

Students’ Ingenuity Takes Flight With Butterfly Exhibit

The multidisciplinary group submits to city officials a proposed redesign of the attraction that draws 20,000-plus visitors a year.

Auditions for International Piano Competition to Return for 2nd Year

The university will host auditions for next year’s Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition after a successful run this year.

The Cold, Wet, Slow Work to Perfect Glass Art

Ball State students are perfecting their cold-working techniques with help from visiting Polish glass artist Marzena Krzeminska-Baluch.

Some Disturbingly Funny Films

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]es Gehring has a fondness for dark comedies, a genre that has viewers riveted in horror and breaking out in laughter in the same scene. “The basic premise of a dark comedy is that life is absurd, and it’s the only genre that doesn’t necessarily want to please the public,” says Gehring, a film professor […]

40,000 Drawings Later, Animator Has a Film

Assistant art professor John Ludwick spent thousands of his hours outside of class creating his 20-minute animated film, “Claire & the Keys.”