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.

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 […]

Ball State, Muncie Schools Partner to Save Popular STEM Classroom Program

Muncie Central High School senior Chandler Clevenger’s goal of graduating with a technical honors diploma was at risk for reasons beyond his control. To earn the diploma, he needed to pass a class this fall through Project Lead The Way (PLTW), an Indianapolis-based, nonprofit K-12 program to encourage and prepare young people across the U.S. with an interest in […]