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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.

Ball State and Tribal Leaders Bring Fresh Perspective to Ohio Battle

Working with tribal leaders, Ball State’s Applied Anthropology Laboratories sheds new light on what really happened at the Battle of St. Clair’s Defeat.

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 […]

The Cause of Justice

When Shelby Looper, ’16, learned she’d be given a U.S. Department of Justice award for her pioneering victim advocate work, she was flabbergasted. It’s the same way she felt when, a year earlier, she learned she’d been hired to take charge of the Muncie Police Department’s Victim Advocate Program . She was 23 then, just one year out […]