Month: September 2019


  • 2019 Student History Conference

    The Department of History’s Annual Student History Conference is one of it’s most important events. History students are encouraged to share research in the form of papers, teaching units, and multimedia presentations prepared for history courses with interested students and faculty. The 22nd annual Student History Conference was on Friday, February 22nd. In addition to research […]

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  • History 200: The Middletown Projects

    History majors study turn-of-the-century Muncie veterans, prostitution, and saloons The Middletown Projects are the culmination of HIST 200: Introduction to History and Historical Methods. They build on Felsenstein and Connolly’s What Middletown Read by using materials from Ball State University’s Archives and Special Collections. These projects reveal the foundational disciplinary skills used by historians, and […]

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  • Connecting Cardinals: Alumna Shay Haneline

    Foreign Language Aficionado, Filmmaker, and Model:  Shay Haneline’s Takeaways from Her Academic Experience at Ball State Education is about relationships. It’s the connection between a mentor and a student, the comradery of a classroom. It’s late night study sessions in the library over a second cup of coffee. It’s the nervous jitters of asking a […]

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