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Senior’s Post-Graduation Plans Grew from Honors College Experiences

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith a history teacher for a father, Maren Orchard was raised with an acute awareness of the past. But it wasn’t until she had her father as her high school history teacher that she began to be influenced by his passionate interest in the long struggle for gender equality. Maren has explored both interests as […]

Service to Community and a Helping Hand Out of Hunger

For some Muncie families, a path out of poverty takes teamwork. Melinda Messineo leads students in service to families who need nourishing meals.

Alumna Makes Her Mission Cultivating Future Latino Leaders

Educational opportunities at Ball State and beyond shaped Janet Arias-Martinez into the passionate advocate she is today.

Students Give a High-Tech Tour of History

An immersive learning class brings a walking tour of historic Carmel, Indiana to people’s smartphones.

With The Broken Plate, Publishing Starts in the Classroom

Ball State’s literary magazine and festival of first books gives students opportunities to become published, learn from debut authors.

A Fiery Yet Natural Learning Environment

Wildlife biology students conducted a prescribed burn to release nutrients into the soil at Cooper Farm, a 40-acre prairie north of Ball State’s campus.

On Alternative Spring Break, Students Trade Leisure for Life Lessons

Student volunteers traveled to a challenged St. Louis enclave, stepped into the realities of its residents and took away a new perspective.