In Memoriam | Spring/Summer 2019

Submit an “In Memoriam” entry 1930s Ruby N. (Rector) Webb, ’35, Anderson, Indiana, December 12, 2018. Miriam D. (Hill) Clevenger, ’37, Fort Wayne, Indiana, December 20, 2018. Frances E. (Flora) Sigler, ’39, Bradenton, Florida, February 27. 1940s Marjorie E. (Rust) Denton, ’40, MA ’61, Wake Forest, North Carolina, March 8. Dorothy J (Crabill) Couden, ’41, New Castle, Indiana, January 6. […]

Robin Who? Professor Alex Kaufman Considers an Enduring Myth

Dr. Alex Kaufman joined Ball State in 2018 as the Reed D. Voran Distinguished Professor of Humanities and teaches in the Honors College and the Department of English. He is co-editor of a book series on outlaws in literature, history, and culture and co-founder of a scholarly journal on Robin Hood studies. Below, he answers questions about the  enduring saga of Robin […]

Political Science Alumna Lobbies for Working Families

She’s the Rocky Balboa of the Indiana Statehouse. Like any tenacious underdog, Jessica Fraser, MA ’06, understands that winning against a stronger opponent requires a 12-round strategy and that you’re going to get knocked down along the way. But what Fraser lacks in power she makes up for in team-building, preparation, and grit. Fraser, who […]

Urban Design Students Help Tackle Veteran Homelessness

Tony Roberts wants to solve veteran homelessness. With a big heart, charismatic personality, and bold ideas, Roberts can claim many of the required qualifications to lead such a daunting task. But he lacked technical expertise in the areas of developing properties and building communities. “It is going to take Ball State to make this work,” […]

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Packing up his parents’ belongings was tough. Eight years ago, Ball State alumnus Eric Nesheim, ’73, sold his childhood home in Marion, Indiana. His mother had died two years previously and his father had moved to Colorado to live with Eric’s sister. It was time for Eric, a retired art instructor, to close the estate. […]

Through Sports Link, TCOM Student Unites Twin Passions

Attracted to Ball State for Sports Link , an immersive learning program that has emerged as a national leader in sports media and production, Seena Greiwe said she is “blown away” by what she’s been encouraged to accomplish in her first two years on campus. This academic year alone, she attended 10 Division I NCAA championships as […]