Open Dialogue

Ball State’s commitment to inclusive excellence includes the freedom of expression.

Challenges Accepted

Ranked a top university for students with disabilities, Ball State prepares those students ‘to conquer any challenge life throws at them.’

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.

The Month in Photos: September 2020

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. These are some of the staff’s favorites from September 2020 (and a few from the last week of August).

How Three Alumni Helped Fort Ben Near Indy Become a Tech-Company Destination

If all goes according to plan, Aletha Dunston (above) will be out of a job soon. Her position as executive director of the Fort Harrison Reuse Authority means every win brings her closer to completing the assignment of a lifetime, transforming an Army base into a picturesque community 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Dunston, who […]

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.

A Message to Students: ‘We Can Protect This Semester. It Starts With the Cardinals Care Pledge’

Preventative measures against COVID-19 work. Senior nursing major Gabe Cochard knows this from a real-life experience this summer at a children’s camp. In the following article, he shares how preventative measures kept the camp safe and can work here—starting with everyone taking the Cardinals Cares Pledge. By Gabe Cochard Have you seen the 60-foot tall […]