Month: January 2020


  • Dean Ferguson discusses the benefits of CAP: INDY with Inside INBusiness host Gerry Dick.

    Ball State CAP: INDY

    INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS – The dean of the Ball State University Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning says the school’s expanded Indianapolis presence creates a unique focus for students. The university moved the Ball State CAP: INDY program to the former Angie’s List campus on the city’s near east side last summer. The location focuses […]

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  • Shireen Kanakri Designs with a Cause

    Dr. Shireen Kanakri, associate professor of interior design in the R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning, researches a little known area—how environmental factors like acoustics, color, and lighting affect children with autism. She uses that knowledge as she mentors students in immersive learning projects, such as assisting an organization that serves children with […]

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  • Shireen Kanakri and the Healthy Autism Design Lab

    Dr. Shireen Kanakri is leading the Healthy Autism Design Lab. Located in the Applied Technology College building, the lab creates different sensory effects to help researchers observe children’s reactions to different environments. Several CAP undergraduates are assisting her research, as well as an undergraduate psychological science student and an audiology doctoral student. In the last […]

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  • Inspired Design

    CAP Grad Jude Irving Chased Her Dream, No Matter How Difficult By Nick Werner, ‘03, Content Strategist and Writer, Ball State University Though small of stature, with huge heart and determination, Jude Irving helped build London’s Olympic Village. Jude, BSED ’98, is a small person with a gigantic story. The Ball State Cardinal and former design […]

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  • Natalie Yates brings drones and other tech skills to Landscape Architecture students

    The technology that drives the landscape architecture profession today includes animation, video, drones, and augmented reality, and Assistant Professor Natalie Yates knows how to make these high-tech ventures accessible to students. The field has typically relied on the static, Yates says, and knowing how to use dynamic tools such as augmented reality and video editing […]

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