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Ted Neal: Connecting Art to Community

Ted Neal’s ceramic art explores how we consume natural resources. Fittingly, he is also a national expert in building energy efficient kilns from scratch.

Lucky Ducky: Last Hidden Rubber Duck Finally Reunited With its 99 Friends

The last rubber duck from 100 hidden by two departing theatre students is home after over two years of search-and-rescue efforts.

4 Ways Students and Faculty Have Innovated and Collaborated on Learning in Response to COVID-19

See how our students and professors are coming up with ways to make the most out of their alternative learning arrangements.

Jennifer Blackmer: A Pro Playwright with a Passion for Teaching

Award-winning playwright Jennifer Blackmer uses encouragement, community, and collaboration to cultivate theater talent.

BAM! Student-Produced Scientific Journal-Turned-Comic Book Wins National Award

As an immersive learning project, members Ball State’s chapter of the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts worked with chemistry and biology students to feature their research in a comic book format. The project won a national award.

Brad Condie: Setting Student Creativity in Motion

At Disney, animator Brad Condie helped bring to life the characters in such films as Pocahontas, Mulan, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Now, as a professor, he is setting his students’ professional lives into motion.

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. […]