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Lifting Spirits: Alumni Couple Lift Kids’ Spirits One Flight at a Time

Long before the rest of us understood social distancing, Levi Schreiber was a professional at it. He had to be. In July 2017, doctors diagnosed Levi — then 9 years old — with a fast-moving form of leukemia after discovering a growth in his chest the size of a cantaloupe. His prognosis was promising. 90% […]

NCAA Honors Former Ball State Basketball Star for Inspiring Others

Former Ball State basketball standout Trey Moses, ’19, has been on a whirlwind, globetrotting adventure ever since his graduation last Spring.  And now that he’s had a chance to catch his breath due to the COVID-19 crisis, Moses says his love for community service and basketball, in that order, are just on a temporary hold. […]

Nursing Alumna Goes to Heart of COVID-19 Crisis to Help Patients in New York City

Samantha Phillips could not sit idly by as the COVID-19 pandemic spread. The nursing alumna left her Texas home to help those in need at New York City’s Coney Island Hospital.

Full Circle: Ball State Believed in Their Potential. Now These Alumni Are Giving Back.

People in Indiana come from all walks of life, and all deserve a chance to improve their lives through education. For decades, Ball State has been providing that chance.

Alumnus Works Around the Clock on Cure for COVID-19

Geoff Hutchinson, who studied biochemistry and pre-medicine, has taken the skills he gained as an undergraduate researcher at Ball State and applied them to the high-stakes work developing a vaccine for the new coronavirus.

Biology Alumna Fulfills Her Dream to Do Research on the High Seas

It’s a little after midnight aboard the exploration vessel Nautilus as Taylorann Smith, ’18, posts on social media: “This for sure makes the Top 10 Coolest Things I’ve seen in my lifetime.” What Smith is seeing, via a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) named Hercules, is a variety of scavenging creatures banqueting on the corpse of a […]