Tag: Humanities


  • Travis Hatfield finds passion in language

    Travis Hatfield graduated from Ball State in 2006 with Majors in Telecommunications (Video Production) and German.  After winning a Student Academy Award for the film “Perspective” that he made during my senior year, Travis moved to Los Angeles, CA where he has been working as a commercial TV editor and animator ever since. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What […]

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  • Alice (Fidlar) Fienning: From Foreign Language Major to Teacher & Traveler

    Alice (Fidar) Fienning graduated from Ball State in 1960, with a combined major of French and German with a minor in English. She taught at Rockford West High School in Illinois for 15 years, and has since retired.       _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ How did/do your language studies influence your career path? While I was at […]

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  • Brian K Jensen Manages as an Economic Analyst

    Dr. Brian K. Jensen graduated from Ball State in 1983, earning a B.A in German with two minors: Political Science and Natural Resources. He also received a Master’s degree in Political Science at BSU in 1987, and earned a doctorate in History and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004.       ________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

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  • 8 Reasons to Minor in African American Studies

    Are you looking to gain a better understanding of our nation as a whole and how Black Americans have shaped it? Being an African American Studies minor can make you a more informed citizen of America and the world, while providing you with the tools to become a diversity-conscious professional. Here are 8 other reasons […]

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