Ball State Students Launch Crusade for Cruciferous Veggies in Muncie Schools

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]hanks to Ball State University students in the  Department of Nutrition and Health Science , children in three Muncie schools learned about and sampled delicious, healthy vegetables in fun ways. Last Spring’s immersive learning experience Nutrition Grows on You! is one of many partnerships that mutually benefit students at Ball State and Muncie Community Schools (MCS). During a colorful demonstration at South […]

Students Create Museum Exhibit Plan for Historic Delphi Opera House

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen a group of Ball State students first entered the Delphi Opera House on a cold day in early January 2018, they found the three-story building being restored to its original look that dates back to the Civil War. To help connect the past with the 21st century, students have spent the last several months […]

At Winter Olympics, Students Worked Side-By-Side With Journalism Pros

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or five Ball State University students, reporting from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, was the most intense and exhilarating experience of their young careers. The students were part of the University’s immersive learning experience  BSU at the Games , a student-run news agency that provided daily coverage of the games, producing stories, photos, video, and graphics […]

Students Help Make Fort Wayne Neighborhood ‘A Nicer Place to Live’

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]n acre that once had dilapidated houses and overgrown weeds will soon become a relaxing, inviting green space in Fort Wayne’s Nebraska Neighborhood. This Fall 2017 Semester, three teams of Ball State University students each crafted recommendations on what to do with the triangular Wayne Knitting Mills Park. Improvements to the pocket park are part […]

Educators’ First Book Wins Award

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]atricia Clark and Eva Zygmunt, PhD ’03, knew Schools Within the Context of Community (SCC) was a story that would resonate with other educators. SCC, begun in 2009, is an immersive, community-engaged teacher preparation program that places candidates in the community for a full semester of integrated coursework. In addition to classroom work, the teacher candidates work with community mentors to […]

CAP Students Design, Help Dig in to Enhance Community Garden

The Maring-Hunt Library Community Garden is a resource to a Muncie neighborhood, so students partnered to design an enhanced space.

Students Give a High-Tech Tour of History

An immersive learning class brings a walking tour of historic Carmel, Indiana to people’s smartphones.