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Memorial Service for Dean James Ruebel

Contributed by: Jacquelyn Buckrop
Published: Wednesday, 12 October 2016 4:00 PM
The Ball State University community mourns the passing of Dr. James Ruebel, Dean of the Honors College and Professor of Classical Studies. Dr. Ruebel joined the Ball State family in 2000 and his distinguished service was marked with quiet determination, great good humor, and keen intellect.

Please join us for a memorial in celebration of his life and service on Sunday, October 23rd at 1:00 p.m. in Sursa Hall. A reception at the Ball Honors House will follow the service.
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Immersive Learning and Indiana's Bicentennial Torch Relay

Contributed by: Chris Flook
Published: Monday, 05 September 2016 1:30 PM
In celebration of Indiana’s Bicentennial, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development will run a torch through each of the 92 Indiana counties, starting this Friday, September 9 in Corydon and will end in Indianapolis on Saturday, October 15.

The state of Indiana is partnering with Ball State University students for a special Torch Relay immersive learning project. Students from telecommunications, journalism, history, and Digital Storytelling will serve as the official media personnel for the 5-week event. Students will produce daily photos, articles, and video along with managing the Torch Relay’s social media accounts (see below). Another team will produce a ~30 minute documentary on the Torch Relay to debut on ‘Indiana Day’ - December 11, 2016
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