Tag: 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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    Philosophy & Religious Studies Good News: 2020

    What a way to start the New Year off right! We have some good news from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies. Faculty Elizabeth Agnew’s Virginia Ball Center Seminar, Muslims in Muncie, was featured in the January 2021 Ball State Alumni Magazine in the article “A History of Friendships,” on the life and legacy of Dr. Mir Masoom Ali.  She […]

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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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  • 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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  • Jill Christman Receives the Creative Endeavor Award

    On the third floor of the Student Center, students trickled into a large classroom while Professor Jill Christman recounted her family’s misadventures at a local apple orchard. In a humorous tone, seeping with sarcasm, she told them of the orchard’s disappointing visual aesthetic and the lack of activities, namely the fact her kids were unable […]

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