A display of Ball State COVID-19 response materials Oct. 13 in Bracken Library. The display is part of the "Document Your Story: COVID-19 Pandemic Project Archive." Joey Sills, DN

A display of Ball State COVID-19 response materials Oct. 13 in Bracken Library. The display is part of the "Document Your Story: COVID-19 Pandemic Project Archive." Joey Sills, DN

news 10/15/2021, 12:00pm

Ball State and surrounding libraries contribute to documenting life during COVID-19 pandemic

Memories of the COVID-19 pandemic can be locked away through photos, videos or other forms of media, especially in today’s digital age. Ball State and other collections are using their own repositories as the key. 

news 10/11/2021, 2:00pm

Tech Startup Weekend comes to Muncie

Tech Startup Weekend was hosted this weekend at 115 S. Walnut St. Oct. 8 - 10. Dozens of participants, majorly Ball State students, participated in the events to learn about entrepreneurship and creating a startup company.

news 10/8/2021, 2:00pm

Ball State Foundation announces Top 100 Student Awards

When Brittney Grim, director of student and young alumni philanthropy and 2018 Ball State alumna, was a student at Ball State, she said she wished there was a program for students who performed well in school and were involved but maybe didn’t get the recognition they felt they deserved from the university.

news 10/2/2021, 8:00pm

Ball State's Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute launches new 'Gen: i' program

With the tap of keys on a keyboard and the click of a mouse, a group of undergraduate and graduate students each pressed “send” on an application. They were chosen from a small pool of applicants after presenting who they are to the lens of a camera and writing a 1,000-word-maximum essay to explain why they should be part of a program that’s never been done before. 

news 10/2/2021, 5:30pm

Ball State Board of Trustees discusses decreased freshmen enrollment, Brown Family Amphitheater budget

Ball State’s Board of Trustees considered reasons for about an 8 percent decrease in freshman enrollment for the 2021-22 school year at its meeting Oct. 1. Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment, planning and management, said students weren’t able to visit campus in-person due to the COVID-19 pandemic when deciding whether to enroll for the fall.

news 9/29/2021, 7:30pm

Bracken Library hosts opening of new contemplation space

The contemplation space had its formal opening on the second floor of Bracken Library Sept. 29. The opening drew a small group of people in the northeast alcove on the second floor. Faculty, including Matthew Shaw, dean of University Libraries, and Marsha McGriff, associate vice president for inclusive excellence, attended the event.

news 9/29/2021, 3:00pm

Muncie’s attractions for the Ironman weekend

As approximately 3,500 athletes and their supporters migrate to Muncie Oct. 2 for the Ironman Triathlon, the city is planning a variety of related events to welcome business to the local area. Here’s a schedule of events leading up to the race.

news 9/27/2021, 4:00pm

Delaware County Historical Society honors local suffragists in new exhibit

The word that comes to mind when Karen Vincent, board president of the Delaware County Historical Society, thinks of feminism is “recognition.” She said she wants to recognize the women involved in the decades-long U.S. suffrage movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries through the Historical Society’s current exhibit, “The Suffragists of Delaware County.”