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Students Take a Page From the Past in Book Arts Collaborative

Working out of an old Muncie warehouse, professors immerse 17 students from diverse academic backgrounds in the craft of making books.

Amid Pomp and Promise, Ball State’s Fishers Center Officially Opens

The Center for Academic and Economic Innovation — Fishers, adjoining a co-working space in the bustling city, is poised to be a hub of entrepreneurship.

Faculty Break From the Norm at Entrepreneurial Learning Academy

Lecturing and memorization take a back seat at the inaugural eight-week academy, as 10 faculty members hone classroom creativity.

Starting This Fall: A Music Program in the Key of Life

Mihoko Watanabe helps designs a program starting this fall that stresses skills such as grant-writing and pitching proposals to nonprofits.

Dialogue: Blackmer, Goldsby Champion Entrepreneurial Learning

They discuss the teaching style key to Ball State becoming a top student-centered and community-engaged 21st-century public research institution.

The Risks, Rewards of Entrepreneurial Learning

Ball State officials navigate doubts as they try to sell entrepreneurial learning, a student-driven teaching method that touts risk-taking and creativity.

New Faculty Academy Eases Professors Through Their First Year

The new program helps 50 junior faculty members in and out of the classroom, with everything from pointers on time management to coffee klatches.