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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.

Fine Dining & Fascinating History

Cailín Murray and Russell Irving met outside the historic Thomas Neely home four years ago during what can technically be described as an act of trespassing. For decades, the home had stood abandoned and in disrepair, an eyesore in Muncie’s historic Emily Kimbrough Neighborhood. Murray, a Ball State associate professor of anthropology , had assumed that the ramshackle home was uninhabited. She entered […]

Students Unearth Insights During, After Historic U.S. Battles of the Late 1700s

An immersive learning experience continues Ball State research that began five years ago at the site of the Army installation Fort Recovery.