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How Three Alumni Helped Fort Ben Near Indy Become a Tech-Company Destination

If all goes according to plan, Aletha Dunston (above) will be out of a job soon. Her position as executive director of the Fort Harrison Reuse Authority means every win brings her closer to completing the assignment of a lifetime, transforming an Army base into a picturesque community 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Dunston, who […]

Another Eco Step Furthers Ball State’s Sustainability Efforts

Ball State’s strong sustainability work is a big reason it’s one of only two universities that will get campus-specific solar energy designs from a new national contest. A winning team of students in various disciplines has designed and modeled ways to bring more renewable energy to Ball State as part of the first U.S. Department […]

CAP Alumna Shares Experiences Helping Lead COVID-19 Response in Her City

For an intro urban planning class now being taught remotely, students heard directly from a a young alumna who is leading COVID-19 crisis response in Vermont.

Kristin Barry: Teaching Architecture History Through Firsthand Knowledge

Kristin Barry, an assistant professor of architecture, focuses her research on interpreting valuable historical information at heritage sites around the world.

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.

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.

Shireen Kanakri: Designing with a Cause

Children with autism can be especially sensitive to their surroundings. Professor Shireen Kanakri’s life mission is to find out how we can use color, lighting, sound, and more to make kids on the spectrum comfortable.