Category: Honors Life


  • #FirstGenBSU: 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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  • Sophia Hoffert: Picture Perfect Meal Swipes

    Sophia Hoffert is a Ball State Honors College student with a double major in Spanish and Public History. This semester, Sophia is working with Honors College faculty member Dr. Obed Frausto to produce a lecture series about the democratic decolonization of science and technology. In her spare time, Sophia runs the @perfect_8.80 Instagram account.

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  • News and Notes is Looking for an Assistant Editor

    The start to another school year means that new opportunities to get involved on campus are popping up everywhere. Ball State has such a wide variety of teams, clubs, and organizations that it seems like there’s something for everyone, and we might have the perfect opportunity for you. The Honors College is seeking applications for […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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