Author: Sam Allen


  • Research Highlight: Dr. Kalyn Renbarger

    College of Health faculty research not only bolsters undergraduate and graduate students’ education and their futures in healthcare service, but strives to highlight potential gaps in access to health services, address stigmas and propose a range of advancements from infrastructure to specific health practices and procedures. One such researcher is Dr. Kalyn Renbarger, who is […]

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  • Making Waves: ROTC students travel to North Carolina and Jordan

    Over the summer through Project Go, a national program offered to qualified ROTC students for fully-funded language education and study abroad opportunities, two students received unique cross-cultural experiences studying Arabic language and culture. CDT Hadessah Vandaveer, who traveled to Jordan, and CDT Elizabeth McClure, who completed a study at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, […]

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  • Grant awarded to form a Rural Health Network

    The College of Health strives to provide not just the highest quality education for its students, but opportunities to extend professional health services into our community—particularly when the community is in need. Ball State already houses four interprofessional health clinics on campus for the Muncie community and plans to continue this work away from home. […]

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  • Celebrating the Health Professions Building’s Birthday

    After the annual Ball State Homecoming Bed Races on Friday, students, faculty and attendees flooded to the Health Professions Building lobby to celebrate its fourth birthday. Attendees enjoyed refreshments, free College of Health swag and a special performance of “Happy Birthday” from a barbershop quartet, featuring vocal performance majors, Abigail Storm, Jaylen Bryant, Spencer Bethers, […]

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  • Safe in the Smog: Canadian wildfires, climate change, and how we stay healthy

    Beginning in late-April, smoke pollution from western Canada’s wildfires drifted southeast—now largely impacting the midwestern United States and Great Lakes region. As wildfires grow in number and severity, air pollution levels increase and cause negative health impacts. With a careful eye on the Air Quality Index, weather, climate, and healthcare professionals make recommendations for maintaining […]

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