Category: Good News


  • The Biology Department is Brimming with Accomplishments

    The faculty and students in the Biology Department are world-class researchers and scholars. We love to share and celebrate their accomplishments.   Kathleen L. Foster, Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Kathleen L. Foster and her collaborator from Purdue University Fort Wayne have just been awarded an NSF-Simons Pilot Project Program Grant from the NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology […]

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  • Sociology Celebrations 2020-2021

    Dr. Mellisa Holtzman                             Congratulations to Dr. Mellisa Holtzman on the publication of her qualitative study, “Bystander Intervention Training: Does it Increase Perceptions of Blame for Nonintervention?” in the journal Sociological Inquiry. The study examines the degree to which college students hold bystanders accountable for preventing sexual assault.   Check out the abstract to her article!   John Anderson               Congratulations to […]

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    History Good News: Spring 2021

    As this academic year comes to a close, join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our faculty and alumni in the History Department! To see some student good news, check out our blog post congratulating our scholarship and award recipients.  Faculty Dr. Nicole Etcheson published “‘When Women Do Military Duty’: The Civil War’s Impact on Woman Suffrage,” […]

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    Modern Languages & Classics Good News: 2020

    It’s time to celebrate some good news from the Department of Modern Languages and Classics. Faculty Ellen Thorington has an article on the early fifteenth-century author Christine de Pizan coming out in Genèse(s) et filiation(s) chez Christine de Pizan, published in Paris through Garnier.  Students Drew Shaeffer has committed to Indiana University’s graduate program for […]

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    Good News from History: Fall 2020

    As the semester draws to a close, we want to share some good news from the Department of History. The Public History Program celebrates four interns gaining over 2,400 combined hours of hands-on experience at their host sites this semester. Sophia Hoffert interned with the Notable Women of Delaware County, Indiana project and curating an […]

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  • Advancing Equity Across Campus

    Educational, inspiring, affirming, impactful, insightful, engaging, and encouraging. These are just a few adjectives participants used to describe Ball State’s recent virtual conversation on Antiracism, Intersectionality, and Empowerment. The event drew over 100 participants, as students, staff, and faculty expressed commitment to achieving equity and inclusive excellence. This conversation is just beginning. While the College […]

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    Congratulations Faculty Award Recipients!

    The College of Sciences and Humanities boasts an outstanding faculty whose teaching and research ensure that Ball State students receive a world-class education. President Mearns recognized several members of our faculty with prestigious awards during the Fall Opening Convocation.   Sarah Vitale—Lawhead Award for Core Curriculum Sarah Vitale, Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department […]

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    Good News from History: Spring 2020

    Welcome to a new feature on the CSH blog: Good News. As the semester draws to a close, we want to share some good news from our community, starting with the Department of History. Faculty This year three History professors celebrated milestone anniversaries in teaching at Ball State. Congratulations to Profs. Bruce Geelhoed (45 years), […]

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