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Behind the Scenes, Ball State Alumni Make the Indy 500 Happen

David Letterman isn’t the only Cardinal with ties to the Indy 500. Businessmen Dan Towriss and Craig Dobbs are also involved through sponsorships.

Ball State Joins Efforts to Promote a New Generation of Indiana Innovators

Developing a therapeutic glove to help people suffering from arthritis catapulted three high school students into first place in the Innovate WithIN 2020 State Finals pitching competition this past Spring. Innovate WithIN gives Indiana students the chance to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to experienced professionals for awards and scholarships. Miller College of Business (MCOB) co-sponsors the event in partnership with […]

Maoyong Fan: Using Economics to Improve Life for the Most Vulnerable People

Dr. Maoyong Fan, professor of economics, focuses his research on the impact of water and air pollution on health.

Steve Horwitz: Fighting Inequality Through Free Market Economics

Steve Horwitz envisions a future where we eradicate global issues, such as hunger, by studying what makes economies successful.

Mark Mayer: Advertising for a Better Society

Happy and healthy. That’s what marketing professor Mark Mayer wants for all kids. He evaluates how to develop uplifting ads to tackle childhood obesity.

Blinded in Combat, Businessman Leads Battle for Workplace Equality

Through the corner of his right eye, Jeff Mittman reads an email. Using a mouse, the retired soldier drags the cursor across the large computer screen magnifying the text as big as a handprint. At Bosma Enterprises in Indianapolis, Mittman sits with the attentive posture of a seasoned military veteran. Dressed smartly in a charcoal suit, his war-damaged eyes […]

From Intern to Executive: Business Grad Leads Cummins in 12 African Countries

Racheal Njoroge, MBA ’06, is in the diesel industry, but her career is on a rocket-fueled trajectory. Cummins named the Ball State alumna as managing director of its Southern Africa Operations in Fall 2018. Njoroge is responsible for the leadership, operations, and strategic direction for the Columbus, Ind.-based engine manufacturer in 12 countries. She joined […]