Author: CAP


  • Dean’s Update

    COLLEGE NEWS 50th ANNIVERSARY CAP celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class in April. Delayed a year by the pandemic, fifteen of the thirty-four 1971 graduates were able to come to Ball State, tour the building and campus, have dinner with President Mearns, give presentations, listen to thesis presentations from current students, and reconnect […]

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  • 2022 MKM Student Competition Winners

    Seventy-eight models lined the hallways in the College of Architecture and Planning as students presented their entries for the annual MKM Design Competition this spring. The competition, sponsored by MKM Architecture + Design, asked Ball State students in the third-year architecture cohort to come up with creative design solutions using steel. This year students were […]

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  • Interior Design Student Places in National Formica Competition

    Amber Scott, a Ball State junior in interior design, placed in the top ten in the national 2022 FORM Student Innovation Competition held by the Formica Corporation. The annual competition, now in its fifth season, had over 100 entries from 26 universities across the U.S. and Canada. The competition invited students to design furniture for the […]

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  • Construction Management Team Places First at New Builders Competition

    The Construction Management team had an outstanding performance winning first place at the New Builders Competition held in February at the University of Cincinnati, sponsored by Fischer Homes. The New Builders competition is geared for first and second-year construction management students. The competition places students in a developer’s shoes and focuses on residential construction. For […]

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  • College of Architecture and Planning Student Teams Advance to Finals of Solar Decathlon Competition

    All six of the Ball State’s student teams from the University’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) competing in this year’s Solar Decathlon Design and Build Challenges—a  U.S. Department of Energy competition—have advanced to the finals in the categories of New Housing, Retrofit Housing, Attached Housing, and Office Building and Education Building. Five of the six teams are […]

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  • CERES Team Helps Achieve Living Building Certification

    Ball State University played a key role in Cope Environmental Center earning a unique status that only 28 other buildings worldwide have received. The Centerville, Indiana, center has been awarded “Living Building Certification“ by the International Living Future Institute. Earning this special certification is the result, in large part, of multi-year collaborative efforts that included […]

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  • Dean’s Update

    COLLEGE NEWS PRESIDENT VISIT MARCH 3, 2022 | 3:00 PM Join President Mearns Thursday for a town hall meeting in AB 100 or by zoom. Topics will include enrollment info, new budget model info and Q & A. MADJAX CAP has been invited by Ball Brothers Foundation to submit a grant application that would support […]

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  • Dean’s Update

    Welcome back, all! We hope you had some time to recharge over the break. It’s a good time to reflect on the challenges and resilience that we have witnessed and lived. Your “over and above” resolve to accomplish our mission has been inspiring – it ‘s a source of great gratitude for me to be […]

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  • Weiss/Manfredi Lecture: Urban Natures

    MONDAY  |  FEB. 21, 2022  |  4:00 PM | Zoom Link For a link to watch the lecture, email caplectures@bsu.edu. The lecture is approved for AIA continuing education credit. If you would like credit, let us know when you write for the link. WEISS/MANFREDI is a New York City-based multidisciplinary practice known for the dynamic […]

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