Author: honors


  • Meet the team!

    Meet the students behind the Honors Blog! The rebranding of the Honors social media and creation of the blog is a part of a fellowship headed by four Honors students. Below you can read about their interests, their tentative future plans, and what Honors means to them. 

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  • Performing and Preserving the Music of the Holocaust

    On Thursday, April 11th, students in Dr. Galit Gertsenzon’s Honors 390 class “Forbidden Sounds, Music of the Holocaust” will hold a concert to preserve and share the music that holds the stories of the Holocaust. In the concert, Honors students from a variety of majors and backgrounds will come together to share and revive the […]

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  • Anna Hawk: Uncovering the History of Honors

    Anna Hawk and her classmates in Dr. Doyle’s Honors 390 class are working to create an oral history of the Honors College at Ball State. Over spring break, they travelled to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania to learn about the Honors Program at Swarthmore College. Update: The Ball State University Honors College Oral History Project will be presenting […]

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  • Associate Dean Amy Livingstone

    Amy Livingstone is Associate Dean of the Honors College and Professor of History at Ball State University. Before joining Ball State, she was the Director of the Honors Program and H.O. Hirt Professor of History at Wittenberg University. Dr. Livingstone is a scholar of the Middle Ages. Her books include Out of Love for My […]

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  • Barthes and Time Traveling with Photography

    In this, the first of many Idea Exchange posts, we’ll share an interesting idea that someone is teaching or learning recently in an Honors College class. Here’s our first from Dr. Timothy Berg, Associate Teaching Professor of Honors Humanities. By Professor Tim Berg In my Honors 390 colloquium on photography, we explore the idea of […]

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  • Leah Heim: A Quiet Resistance

    Life in the Honors College is all about discovering ourselves and the world. Our Honors Life feature highlights just that: how students are finding purpose and making things happen. Here, Honors student Leah Heim describes how she strives to live authentically by connecting her spirituality and her studies. The opinions and views expressed here are […]

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  • Professor Elizabeth Dalton

    Elizabeth Dalton, Associate Professor of Honors Humanities, has been a Ball State faculty member since 1991. Her fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction essays have appeared in a number of literary journals, including Clockhouse Review, Glassworks, and Adanna. She lives on a homestead near Mooreland, IN, with her husband, John, two dogs, two cats, and eight […]

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  • Professor Timothy Berg

    Dr. Timothy Berg grew up on an island off the coast of Florida and has lived in such places as the Atlanta, Georgia area, Washington, D.C., and his favorite place, New York City. He earned a B.A. in history from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University in 1999. Later, […]

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  • Professor Alexander Kaufman

    Alexander L. Kaufman is the Reed D. Voran Distinguished Professor of Honors Humanities and Professor of English at Ball State University, where he teaches in the Honors College. He is the author of The Historical Literature of the Jack Cade Rebellion, co-editor of Telling Tales and Crafting Books: Essays in Honor of Thomas H. Ohlgren […]

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