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Gabriel Tait: Teaching a Broader Worldview Through the Lens of Journalism

The camera gave photographer and war correspondent Gabriel Tait a window to the world. Now, as a professor and researcher, he’s shaping best practices for cross-cultural journalism.

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.

Lenny Kaminsky: Better Living Through Exercise

We need more stress, according to Lenny Kaminsky. Not emotional but physical stress. Kaminsky studies how the body responds positively to the demands of exercise.

Jennifer Blackmer: A Pro Playwright with a Passion for Teaching

Award-winning playwright Jennifer Blackmer uses encouragement, community, and collaboration to cultivate theater talent.

CAP Fellow’s Experiment in Concrete Debuts at Architectural Mecca

A Ball State innovation fellow, using robotic printing, creates scores of concrete pieces that connect into a structure that lets air and light flow through.

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.

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 […]