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Papa John’s founder to deliver address for 173rd commencement

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 27 April 2015 11:00 AM
John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s Pizza and a 1983 Ball State alumnus, will speak at commencement and receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. Learn more.

Hybrid Design Technologies / IDIA Lab Newsletter 2015.1

Contributed by: Ina-Marie Henning
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 3:00 PM

The IDIA Lab 2015.1 Update from the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts at Ball State University details our Lab’s recent and upcoming projects, events and presentations. To view the newsletter please click here

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Showcase: Muncie's Primacy of Place

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 1:00 PM

Ball State’s Department of Telecommunications and the Building Better Communities Fellows program are proud to showcase two short documentary series about quality of life initiatives and non-profit organizations in the city of Muncie.

“Muncie’s Primacy of Place” and “Ball Brothers Foundation Community Profiles” Video Showcase
Wednesday, April 29, 6-8 pm
Historic Rose Court Building Atrium, Downtown Muncie (map)
Free and open to the public

Both video series, funded by the Ball Brothers Foundation, highlight the ways in which quality education, active neighborhoods, sustainable food systems, recreational opportunities, green spaces, arts, philanthropy, and nonprofits contribute to creating a sense of place that attracts and retains talented employees and engaged citizens. The public is encouraged to attend the showcase to meet the filmmakers and many of the community partners.

Both series are available online at the project website:

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Rajib Sanyal resigns as Miller College of Business Dean

Contributed by: Angela Zahner
Published: Friday, 24 April 2015 12:00 PM
As he informed his faculty and staff this morning, Dean Rajib Sanyal is stepping down from his post as the Dean of the Miller College of Business.

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Finals Testing Labs

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2015 11:00 AM

Be in the know for finals! Follow these tips for successful testing...

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Submit your photos of Indiana!

Contributed by: Erin Moore
Published: Wednesday, 22 April 2015 3:00 PM

Bicentennial Commission Invites Hoosiers to Submit Photos for Indiana Bicentennial Book

The Indiana Bicentennial Commission invites all Hoosier amateur and professional photographers across Indiana to submit their favorite images of the state for possible inclusion in a coffee table book commemorating Indiana’s 200 years of statehood. The deadline to submit photos is May 15, 2015.

Images must be uploaded in .jpg/.jpeg format with quality resolution (300 dpi).

For more guidelines and information – and to upload photos – go to:

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Let's Connect!

Contributed by: Nathan Neely
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015 2:30 PM

The Ball State Tech Center is at your fingertips! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter...

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Spring Semester Online Evaluations Now Available

Contributed by: Megan Fizer
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015 9:00 AM
Online course evaluations for the spring semester are now available. We strongly urge you to take advantage of this opportunity to provide feedback on your classes before the evaluations close at 3 am. Saturday, May 2. Visit Learn more.

Order your Cardinal Life today!

Contributed by: Brian Hayes
Published: Thursday, 09 April 2015 2:30 PM
Cardinal Life, Ball State's only comprehensive retrospective, is now available for sale! At just $35 each, this is a small price to pay for a lifetime of memories in a bound hard-cover book. To learn more and order your copy, go to
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Discounts to Camp Invention!

Contributed by: Miki Hamstra
Published: Thursday, 09 April 2015 9:00 AM
The Center for Gifted Studies and Talent Development is pleased to partner again this year with the National Inventors Hall of Fame to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six this summer (June 15-19). It’s an exciting, weeklong summer adventure with lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems, turn ordinary into extraordinary and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating 2015 modules.

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BSU Speech Team Wins National Title

Contributed by: Mary Moore
Published: Wednesday, 08 April 2015 7:00 AM

BSU speech team shines at AFA national tournament.

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