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 […]

Graduate Lends Design Talents to Top Hollywood Films

Ball State graduate Marlie Eckelman Arnold, ’03 MS ’05, was part of the art direction team that helped turn the Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” into a worldwide phenomenon. The film grossed more than $1.35 billion and was nominated for seven Academy Awards. Watching the awards ceremony in February from her home in Atlanta, Marlie […]

At 78, Jane Bell Miller Proves It’s Never Too Late to Earn Bachelor’s Degree

There were only two concerns Jane Bell Miller had before starting her educational journey online. One, if she could manage the technology involved. Two, how she would pass a math class after 60 years of not studying the subject. Jane isn’t like your typical online student. At 77 years young, the Fishers, Indiana, resident began […]