The new varsity team at Ball State, where about 500 people participate in the esports club, will help bring esports experiences into education for digital sports production, business, animation and other fields.
While Indianapolis-based Butler announced that its switch to virtual instruction would continue at least through April 4, officials for Muncie-based Ball State said they planned to suspend in-person classes through the entire spring semester.
A white professor at Ball State University who called police to his classroom after a black student refused to change seats will not be teaching for the remainder of the semester, the school said in a written statement.
The Indiana Hospital Association is disputing a Ball State University study of Hoosier hospitals that blames part of the high cost of health care on monopolies.
Ball State University’s annual Hoosier Survey, released Tuesday, also asked about abortion and gun control—two issues that regularly come up at the Indiana Statehouse during the legislative session.
Ball State is consolidating operations it had at Meridian Centre and at the Platform at City Market into a building on Pine Street, in the block between East Washington and Market streets.
Ball State University has vacated its Indianapolis Center at the corner of South Meridian and East Maryland streets, where it has been for 13 years. A bank that’s been embroiled in a legal battle with its landlord is making plans to move its downtown branch to the space.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to become the first Indiana governor to deliver a spring commencement speech at Ball State University while in office.
Ball State University’s board of trustees voted Thursday to change the name of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, almost two weeks after announcing plans to keep the name.
The university is in the process of reviewing hundreds of messages, which have included both positive and negative reactions.
Pretty much every school of note, including Indiana University, Purdue University, the University of Notre Dame, Ball State University and Ivy Tech Community College (which offers a well-regarded two-year associate’s degree certified by the National Security Agency) offers advanced education for students interested in cybersecurity.
Ball State University does not plan to change the name of the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. Purdue, however, is following the lead of several other colleges that have distanced themselves from the controversial Papa John’s Pizza chain founder.
Quietly—as consumers turned their attention elsewhere—virtual reality has been finding its place in business operations, particularly to make education and training more accessible and less expensive.
The Ball State University Board of Trustees has given approval to a plan that calls for the university to take over the financially troubled Muncie Community Schools district.
The four-level, 600-spot garage is set be built on the eastern edge of the Muncie campus.
The Indiana Senate has approved a bill further reducing the power of the Gary school board while allowing Ball State University to take over Muncie's schools.
Interfraternity Council President Trevor Holland said the decision was made with the university for the safety of their members and the community.
Meanwhile, the Ball State University Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the school’s smallest tuition hike in more than 40 years.
Enrollment in Ball State University’s Teachers College has hit a record high due to demand for analysis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.