Month: November 2019


  • Stars to Steer by is back!

    What can you do with a humanities degree? Almost anything. And the Stars to Steer By lecture series will show you how. The popular series (a partnership between the College of Sciences and Humanities Dean’s office and the Ball State Career Center) returns in Spring 2020–with a few changes. What’s New about Stars to Steer […]

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  • Snapshots of the 2019 Symposium on Games

    Earlier this month the third Symposium on Games was held in Bracken Library, where students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered together to celebrate game research, design, and development. The Symposium had a great turnout with a significant amount of diversity among attendees. Symposium organizer Paul Gestwicki said, “When I gave the opening remarks I […]

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  • Melissa Holtzman- Outstanding Faculty Award

    The College of Sciences and Humanities’ fifth – yes, you read that correctly – fifth faculty winner of the Outstanding Faculty Award series is Dr. Mellisa Holtzman of the Sociology Department, winner of the Outstanding Teaching Award. Dr. Holtzman has been teaching at Ball State since 2002 and in that time has won ten different […]

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  • Meet the Faculty Michelle Poole

    New Faculty: Michelle Poole

    Michelle Poole (MA, University of Toledo) is a new faculty member in the Sociology department. She has significant experience working with the disadvantaged in communities, from housing assistance for the homeless to rehabilitation programs from young offenders. She has a variety of interests that she cares passionately about, and she looks forward to incorporating those […]

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  • New Faculty Title Slide

    Meet New Faculty Member Heather McBride Scheurer

    Heather McBride Scheurer is a Ph.D. candidate in public history at Middle Tennessee State University with a research agenda focused on wartime collections and museum interpretation. She has presented at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association and led a class in the creation of a board game on Gilded Age New York City. […]

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