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Join experts & journalist May 11 for engaging town hall on US's #water #infrastructure.

Contributed by: BriAnna Eikenberry
Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2016 11:00 AM

America’s Water: Infrastructure in Peril
What to do, how to fix it, and how to finance it

Join American Public Media Marketplace’s David Brancaccio, national experts, and journalists for the first in a timely H2O Catalyst series of interactive town hall broadcasts that explores the nation’s imperiled water systems.

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REMINDER: Retirement Reception for Thomas Jordan

Contributed by: Julie Allison
Published: Wednesday, 04 May 2016 6:30 AM
The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to join in the celebration of Thomas Jordan’s retirement after 33 years of service to Ball State University.

Wednesday, May 4th
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Conference Room
CP 108
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Ball State hosts national speech competition, placing 7th in the nation

Contributed by: Anna Beyer
Published: Monday, 02 May 2016 1:30 PM
Ball State recently hosted the National Forensics Association competition featuring over 1,200 competitors from 86 schools. The Ball State speech team finished seventh in the nation.
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School of Kinesiology April Kudos

Contributed by: Krista Baker
Published: Friday, 29 April 2016 8:00 AM
Highlights of Awards, Presentations, Lectures, etc. for the month of April from the School of Kinesiology Learn more.

Retirement Reception for Thomas Jordan

Contributed by: Julie Allison
Published: Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:00 AM
The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites you to join in the celebration of Thomas Jordan’s retirement after 33 years of service to Ball State University.

Wednesday, May 4th
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Conference Room
CP 108
Learn more.

2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows (Updates)

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016 4:00 PM
2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows (Updates)
The Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry is pleased to announce four fellowships for the 2016-2017 academic year. In keeping with the experimental nature of VBC, this year’s fellows will work in two yearlong partnerships, creating their interdisciplinary products over two semesters of investigation.

Check out the Press Release on www.bsu.edu/vbc

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2016 Student Symposium Award Winners

Contributed by: Jessie Roark
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016 1:30 PM
This 2016 Student Symposium at Ball State University took place this past Friday on the second floor of the LA Pittenger Student Center. The event included a poster session and moderated paper presentations throughout the afternoon. The day ended with a keynote address from Sue McDowell, professor of Biology and current Ball State Researcher of the Year, and the presentation of the Keys/Litten/Smith Awards.



2016 Student Symposium Keys/Litten/Smith Award Winners

Display Winner


Jelena Petricevic (Biology) and Maren Orchard (History)

Title: Work- Family Conflict in American Women: Association with Health Risk Behaviors and Health Outcomes

Mentor: Jagdish Khubchandani (Physiology & Health Science)



Content Winners

Cody Bennett (Biology)

Title: Glycogen Metabolism in Mice Generated by the Cre-Lox System

Mentor: Bartholomew Pederson (Medical Education)



Josh Bock (Kinesiology)

Title: Establishing the Reliability of Several Consumer-Based Physical Activity Monitors

Mentor: Alex Montoye (Kinesiology)



Seth Higgins (Kinesiology)

Title: The Influence of Incline Walking and Stair Ascending on Lower Extremity Mechanics in Older Adults

Mentor: Henry Wang (Kinesiology)



Christopher Indovina (Biology), Sarah Engle (Biology), Ashleigh South (Biology), and Jacob Davis (Biology)

Title: Determining Genes Required for Degradation of Translocon-Clogging Proteins

Mentor: Eric Rubenstein (Biology)



Samuel Lawson (Psychology), Sarah Birkhead (Psychology), and Alexis Hamilton (Psychology)

Title: Using Twitter to Examine Male Aggression in Culture of Honor States

Mentor: Thomas Holtgraves (Psychology)



Daniel Smith (Chemistry)

Title: The Role of Glycogen in Hypoglycemia-induced Memory Loss

Mentor: Bartholomew Pederson (Medical Education)



Jeremy Walls (Biology)

Title: Exploring Environmental Controls on Toxic Algal Blooms to Promote Problem Solving and Quantitative Reasoning Skills in STEM Courses

Mentor: Allison Rober (Biology)

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2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Thursday, 24 March 2016 5:00 PM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Summer 2016 & Fall 2016: Water Quality Indiana
Adam J. Kuban (Journalism)
Lee J. Florea (Geological Sciences)

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017: Book Arts Collaborative
Sarojini Johnson (School of Art)
Rai Peterson (Department of English)
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2016-2017 Virginia B. Ball Center Fellows

Contributed by: Laura Huffman
Published: Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:00 PM
VIRGINIA BALL CENTER FOR CREATIVE INQUIRY ANNOUNCES NEW FELLOWS

Summer 2016 & Fall 2016: Water Quality Indiana
Adam J. Kuban (Journalism)
Lee J. Florea (Geological Sciences)

Fall 2016 & Spring 2017: Book Arts Collaborative
Sarojini Johnson (School of Art)
Rai Peterson (Department of English)
Learn more.

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