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The Year in Photos: 2019-2020

Put aside the pandemic for a few minutes and take a trip down memory lane. The seemingly distant past captured below represents the many beloved highlights of the academic year—friends embracing amid triumphs, packed football stadiums, and the elation and excitement of starting a new life at college. An empty campus, though, provided a bittersweet […]

Stacey Allred: Education Is About Making a Difference

Summer learning loss can put disadvantaged students even further behind. Using her research and expertise, Stacey Allred runs a unique summer camp that merges fun with learning.

4 Clever Ways Teaching Alumni are Keeping their Students on Track

Over the last several weeks, American K-12 classrooms have shifted from in-person instruction to online learning as the nation closed schools to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Ball State alumni leading these classrooms reacted quickly, moving from teaching in front of smiling faces to connecting with students online. These educators share their tips for shifting […]

The Month in Photos: January 2020

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for January 2020.

Emily Brown Hoffman: Preparing Aspiring Educators to be Classroom Heroes

Great teachers change lives. But what’s the best way to prepare aspiring elementary educators to be classroom heroes? That question inspires education professor Emily Hoffman every day.

Connie McIntosh: Health Care Solutions for Children With Autism

One in 59 people have autism. Connie McIntosh, a nursing professor, has vowed to improve education for medical providers.

Chris Walker, ’03, Partners With Ball State to Improve Muncie Central

Muncie’s high school has revived a STEM program and gotten more Ball State student teachers, thanks to the district’s ‘ partnership with the university.