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news 12/9/2021, 3:00pm

Ball State graduate students reflect on end of Ball State journeys

The end of the semester is synonymous with graduation, specifically the advancement of undergraduates into the workforce. However, for graduate school students, it means the culmination of an additional two years of schooling, taking their education to the next level. While graduate school can take many different paths, the result is often the same: A master’s degree.


news 12/2/2021, 3:00pm

Ball State students help create a 'White River Guide'

Through the center of downtown Muncie runs the White River, a primary source for drinking water in the community that has both literally and figuratively had its highs and lows. It’s a 13-minute walk from the heart of downtown Muncie to the White River — accessible to everyone and an almost daily sight.


news 11/20/2021, 1:29pm

Ball State hosts open house for Bracken Library’s new Writing Center

Ball State hosted an open house at the new Writing Center on the first floor of Bracken Library Nov. 18, where beverages and cookies were offered to all students who visited. The Writing Center’s goal of hosting this event was to make itself more known around campus and increase student awareness of the center’s resources.


news 11/19/2021, 12:00pm

Ball State begins offering new civics course

Inspired by what he thought was a lack of political knowledge in young people today, Trygve Throntveit, director of strategic partnerships at the Minnesota Humanities Center and co-leader of the Third Way Civics project, was inspired to start a new class that would promote historical and civic learning for undergraduates.


news 11/18/2021, 10:00am

Ball State Spanish professor and Colombian author won the Ambroggio Prize

In October 2020, Jennifer Rathbun, professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, decided to reach out to a longtime work friend and Colombian author, Carlos Aguasaco. Rathbun saw the Academy of American Poets was accepting applications for the Ambroggio Prize, a $1,000 publication prize given to book-length poetry collections originally written in Spanish with an English translation, and thought Aguasaco’s book “Cardinal In My Window with a Mask on its Beak” would make for a good submission.