Preparing Pathways

Pathways helps students from marginalized backgrounds flourish in graduate school and beyond.

Collaboration Empowers Area Residents to Make Healthy Choices

As a community, Muncie and Delaware County have some of the best clinical care options in the entire state. Out of 92 Indiana counties, Delaware is among the top-15 leaders in providing excellent medical care for patients struggling with diabetes, hypertension, mental health disorders, obesity, and more. However, when it comes to health behaviors that […]

Opera Student From Trinidad Is Hitting All the Notes

Opera singer Maegan Pollonais has battled the same tired stereotype since she left Trinidad in 2008. Some Americans misunderstand Caribbean music and underestimate the rich cultural experiences of Caribbean people. The success of a 1956 song by Jamaican-American crooner Harry Belafonte is partly to blame. “People think you’re from the Caribbean and all you sing […]

Graduate Studies Advance Individual Careers, Quality of Life for All

At Ball State, Hayat Bedaiwi Discovers New Insights and a Welcoming Community

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ayat Bedaiwi remembers many acts of kindness extended to her from the Ball State community, but one, in particular, stands out. She was leaving Bracken Library when a University Police officer passing by asked if he could give her a high five, “because it was such a beautiful day, and he wanted to make me […]

One Graduate’s Unlikely Journey from Africa to a Ball State Master’s Degree

‘Adopted’ Ethiopian boy becomes man who wants to bring opportunity and technology to homeland.

Teaching Information Technology, STEM to the Next Generation

Graduate students in the Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) teach information technology and STEM skills to Muncie youth.