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Computer Science Professor’s “Race to the Moon” Shows the Serious Power of Games

A computer science professor won a top award for an educational game he created about the Space Race. But would his 8-year-old son like it?

TCOM Alum Who’s Helping Bring Varsity Esports to Ball State Sees ‘Almost Limitless’ Potential

This Fall, the University will compete against 11 other members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the newly created  Esports Collegiate Conference  (ESC). Ball State’s Alex Kartman was one of the people who helped make it happen. An associate lecturer of telecommunications , Kartman is also director of Sports Production and oversees the nationally acclaimed Sports Link program for the College of Communication, Information and Media . Known as […]

5 Great Summer Hangouts in (and around) Muncie

These locations in the Muncie area are affordable ways to get out and enjoy yourself this Summer.

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.