Angelica Gonzalez


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.

A special blood drive in the honor of Dr. Steve Horwitz

The Institute for the Study of Political Economy (ISPE) hosted a special blood drive in the honor and memory of Dr. Steve Horwitz, a Ball State Distinguished Professor of Free Enterprise in the Department of Economics and Director of ISPE.

SGA senate retreat features first blitz for student feedback

Ball State’s Student Government Association (SGA) met in Room 175 of the Art and Journalism Building Sept. 15 to participate in a student senate retreat, where they participated in a “blitz” — going outside and seeking student perspectives on what they want fixed at the university.