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Mooving Up: Dietetics Alumna Jenni Browning Is Indiana Dairy’s Biggest Fan

The temperature was 95 degrees outside the dairy cow costume and who knows how hot on the inside. That blazing August day portraying Buttercup, the Indiana dairy mascot, in a Wells County parade stands out among Jenni Browning’s memories. At the time, she was a master’s student in Ball State’s dietetics program . There is a picture of me […]

A Chocolatey Quiz in 19 Questions

Mmmm, chocolate. Well, not so much if you lived around 1,900 BCE in Mesoamerica. Back then, you’d be slugging down a mix of ground cacao beans, cornmeal, and chili peppers. It was an unpleasant concoction, according to a TED Education video based on research by Deanna Pucciarelli ,  associate professor of nutrition and dietetics in Ball State’s […]

National University Fitness Survey Lauds Ball State

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n any given day, as many as 3,000 people use the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center, and Dylan Danowski is often one of them. The self-described health nut uses the modern campus athletic and recreational complex — part of a larger complex that also houses facilities for sports teams and classrooms — […]