Tag: Ball State


  • Letter from the Chair Fall 2020

    Dear Students, Alumni and Friends of the Ball State Department of History, Our current historical context continues to be very challenging for all of us, but I can assure you that we are learning to be very nimble in the Department of History, and we are learning to respond to the circumstances around us, balancing […]

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    Cardinal Directions: Noël Sucese

    Noël Sucese attended Ball State University, where she pursued a degree in History. Post-graduation, Noël worked in various high school-level teaching positions. Noël is now a Ph.D. student at Loyola University of Chicago, where she also teaches Western Civilization discussion sections.  What does a typical/week/month look like for you? A typical week for me here […]

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  • Spiders, Venom, and Genetics, Oh My!

    Meet Dr. Rob Haney, the newest faculty member in the Biology Department When you think of genetic research and manipulation, specifically research that isolates the glands that produce a spider’s venom, you can’t help but think of The Island of Dr. Moreau, Jurassic Park, and most notably, Spider-Man. Now our newest biology faculty member Rob […]

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    Cardinal Directions: Daniel Gonzales

    Daniel Gonzales earned his B.S. in Secondary Education from Ball State University in 2007 and his M.A. in Museum Studies from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis in the spring of 2010 as an E. Desmond Lee Fellow. Following graduation he began work as a researcher at the Missouri History Museum. In 2013, Daniel took on […]

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    Cardinal Directions: Andrew Luce

    by Sarah Dalton Andrew Luce is a Ball State alum who double majored in History (Public History concentration) and Political Science. He also graduated from the Honors College program. Can you provide a brief description of your current position as a donor relations officer? My role as a Donor Relations Officer with Ann & Robert […]

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  • Examining the Past

    This year Ball State is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Please watch the story of our proud past in our magnificent student-produced documentary, “From Normal to Extraordinary: Ball State’s First Century” that covers the University’s history since its founding in 1918. Dr. Bruce Geelhoed, professor of history, has been researching and writing about Ball State’s history […]

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