Michele Koken, ’02, Pursues a Customized Career by Design

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ichele (Boggs) Koken has made a career doing what she loves­­ – interior design. But she’s not only a designer, she’s an entrepreneur who is the founder and owner of Indianapolis-based MB Designs. This venture has kept her busy for the past 11 years designing residential and commercial spaces. Starting the business at age 27, […]

CAP Lab Tests Impact of Room Design on Children With Autism

Inside a quiet room on the Ball State University campus, 5-year-old Camden wrinkles up his nose and frowns at the ceiling, looking for the source of a sudden noise. A few seconds later he’s back at play, seemingly untroubled, but on the other side of the darkened glass, autism researcher Shireen Kanakri closely watches the scene. Minutes […]