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Facing Project Engages Storytelling to Spark Community Change

J.R. Jamison, ’01 MA ’03, has long known the value of telling a compelling story. As a Ball State undergraduate, he combined his geography major with a minor in creative writing , intending to one day become a travel writer. Now, he is collaborating with bestselling author Kelsey Timmerman on The Facing Project, using storytelling to help communities […]

Now in Alaska, ”Doc” Arnold Recalls His Storm Chasing Days at Ball State

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom his mountaintop cabin in Denali National Park & Preserve, Dr. David “Doc” Arnold’s view of snow-capped Alaskan mountains is as different as possible from the Great Plains, where he used radar to guide scores of Ball State meteorology students during summer storm chasing classes. It was 1998 when he arrived in Muncie from Mississippi […]

Students Forecast Indiana’s Wild Weather for Clients

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen aspiring meteorologists Lauren Elston or Ethan Rosuck look up to the skies and check their forecasts, the pair never forget that in Indiana, weather conditions can change in an instant. “Indiana may be one of the most challenging places to do weather forecasting,” said Lauren. “One day it can be freezing cold and the […]