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Student Explore, Share What It Means to be a Midwesterner

Students and professors break for a photo while assembling the Minnetrista exhibit. Most Americans outside the Midwest have a fixed impression of the region—sensible, rural, conventional. But people who live here know the reality is more complex. Over two semesters, 32 undergraduates explored myths, misconceptions, and truths about the Midwest and its people. Their investigations […]

As Miss Ball State, She Delivered Messages of Hope

Miss Ball State Anastasia Sharp-Keller found a sense of purpose in sharing her experiences to encourage mental health awareness. Don’t be misled by her smile that outshines her sparkly crown. Miss Ball State Anastasia Sharp-Keller, ’21, takes her role seriously. As Miss Ball State, Sharp-Keller—a first-generation Psychological Science major who graduated in May—adopted a new initiative this […]

Ball State Graduate Bicycles Coast-to-Coast to Support Public Education

When he’s coasting downhill and has a chance to catch his breath, Chris Willis, ’93 MA ’96, sometimes reflects on why he’s bicycling cross-country nearly 4,300 miles over the course of 57 days. Willis’ goal is to raise $51,000 for public education—$1,000 for each of the 51 school districts he plans to stay in during […]

Q & A with Kyle Williams: Helping Others to Fly

Alumnus Kyle Williams shares how his college experience has made him a passionate advocate for Ball State and inclusive excellence.

Behind the Scenes, Ball State Alumni Make the Indy 500 Happen

David Letterman isn’t the only Cardinal with ties to the Indy 500. Businessmen Dan Towriss and Craig Dobbs are also involved through sponsorships.

Computer Science Professor’s “Race to the Moon” Shows the Serious Power of Games

A computer science professor won a top award for an educational game he created about the Space Race. But would his 8-year-old son like it?

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.