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Gabriel Tait: Teaching a Broader Worldview Through the Lens of Journalism

The camera gave photographer and war correspondent Gabriel Tait a window to the world. Now, as a professor and researcher, he’s shaping best practices for cross-cultural journalism.

Caity Placek: Promoting Health for Expecting Mothers

Caity Placek is studying human behaviors and conducting research to provide science-based solutions to ensure healthier pregnancies for women with drug habits and addictions.

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.

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.