NEWS


campus 3/4/2022, 12:00pm

Awaiting Adventure: Ball State student, faculty detail struggles of planning to study abroad during COVID-19

For junior exercise science major Zander Lichosik, the past two years have been a frustrating waiting game. In his freshman year, Lichosik applied to the U.K. Fulbright Summer Institute (FSI) scholarship. He was supposed to study abroad in Scotland in summer 2020. But, like many other college students impatiently waiting to travel overseas, a global pandemic put Lichosik’s plans on pause.


Campus 2/28/2022, 3:00pm

Ball State professors reflect on their experiences in the LGBTQ community.

It’s the first day of classes at Ball State. Leo Caldwell, assistant lecturer of media design, is ready to welcome a new group of students to his classes, prepared to teach them all he knows about journalism and design. Students file into the classroom, filling the empty desks around the room and preparing themselves for what they are about to learn in Caldwell’s class.  However, during Caldwell’s introduction, he includes a detail students may not know about him — Caldwell is transgender.


covid-19 2/28/2022, 12:00pm

Ball State reports 17 positive COVID-19 cases

Ball State reported 17 positive COVID-19 cases among students and employees Feb. 21-27, according to the Ball State COVID-19 dashboard.  Cases continue to drop for the fifth week in a row. This is a 26.1 percent decrease from the Feb. 14-20 positive case count, which was 23.


Campus 2/24/2022, 12:00pm

Orr Fellowship provides Ball State students with secure start to life after college

Access to the internet has made it easier for students to find job and internship postings, but busy school schedules can make it difficult to find time to sit down and fill out applications. While internships, job shadowing and fellowships are a few ways students try to reduce job-related stress, the Orr Fellowship gives college seniors a chance to make a two-year commitment to an Indianapolis-based company.