Tag: letter from the chair


  • Dr. Chadwick Menning reflects upon a year of resilience in Sociology, looks forward to the new

    Masks. Distancing. Plexiglas. Zoom. To say that this past year has required adaptation would be a colossal understatement. Courses moved online, and instructors broadcast in-person classes from their classrooms to those who could not attend due to space constraints or quarantine requirements. In at least one case, the students were physically present, and the instructor […]

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  • Petra Zimmermann: Department of Geography

    Welcome to the inaugural Department of Geography newsletter!  2020 was an unusual year, to say the least. We all wish for a 2021 that brings us a sense of hope, peace, and satisfaction. The Department of Geography continues its quest to bring quality educational opportunities to our students, a continued pride in our alumni, and […]

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  • Letter from the Chair Spring 2021

    On April 29, 2020, my first pandemic year letter was posted online. Today, I find myself writing yet another letter. In that first letter I wrote about borrowing perspective from the past. Today, I want to write about the future. As of April 27, 2021, the world has now seen over 147 million confirmed cases […]

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  • 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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