When he’s coasting downhill and has a chance to catch his breath, Chris Willis, ’93 MA ’96, sometimes reflects on why he’s bicycling cross-country nearly 4,300 miles over the course of 57 days. Willis’ goal is to raise $51,000 for public education—$1,000 for each of the 51 school districts he plans to stay in during […]
When singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas was a Ball State University student a little more than a decade ago, she said she wanted her music to matter, and she wanted to win a Grammy.
A diversity of perspectives inform alumna Noël Harmon’s leadership of a scholarship program for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.
A computer science professor won a top award for an educational game he created about the Space Race. But would his 8-year-old son like it?
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 […]
100 years after passage of the 19th Amendment, Melissa Gentry explains the crucial role Muncie women played in helping win the right to vote.
The spirit of Beneficence has shone brightly among Ball State alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic. These six stories are just a few examples.