Lenny Kaminsky: Better Living Through Exercise

We need more stress, according to Lenny Kaminsky. Not emotional but physical stress. Kaminsky studies how the body responds positively to the demands of exercise.

Jennifer Blackmer: A Pro Playwright with a Passion for Teaching

Award-winning playwright Jennifer Blackmer uses encouragement, community, and collaboration to cultivate theater talent.

CAP Fellow’s Experiment in Concrete Debuts at Architectural Mecca

A Ball State innovation fellow, using robotic printing, creates scores of concrete pieces that connect into a structure that lets air and light flow through.

A Chocolatey Quiz in 19 Questions

Mmmm, chocolate. Well, not so much if you lived around 1,900 BCE in Mesoamerica. Back then, you’d be slugging down a mix of ground cacao beans, cornmeal, and chili peppers. It was an unpleasant concoction, according to a TED Education video based on research by Deanna Pucciarelli ,  associate professor of nutrition and dietetics in Ball State’s […]

Sanglim Yoo: Discovering New Ways to Improve Cities

Sanglim Yoo studies how to use green spaces to reflect heat, reduce energy consumption and keep us all cool and comfortable.

Patricia Lang: Bringing Needed Diversity into STEM Research

Kicking down walls is Patricia Lang’s specialty—figuratively, at least. She was among the first female scientists at Ball State. Now, her mission is to recruit and retain minority students in STEM programs.

Steve Horwitz: Fighting Inequality Through Free Market Economics

Steve Horwitz envisions a future where we eradicate global issues, such as hunger, by studying what makes economies successful.