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FREE PRESS REPORT BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Indiana University Journalism will honor six alumni, including digital news innovators, educators and reporters, at its fourth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration Sept. 13.
Jun 04, 2014 |
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Study of early 20th century women’s holiday houses receives funding from Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy FREE PRESS REPORT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Megan E. Springate, a doctoral candidate at the University of Maryland, College Park, is the recipient of the 2014 Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship,...
May 04, 2014 |
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Gora described as a force of nature By Rick Yencer MUNCIE. INDIANA  (NEWS) - Christopher Moore is like a lot of college graduates who were unsure what they wanted to do until they came to school. A  football player without a scholarship, Moore fell in love with telecommunications after meeting late night comedian David Letterman during one of his visits to Ball State University. While planning to...
May 02, 2014 |
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Outgoing president gives last report, big party after Saturday graduation By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Let's get this party started, as Rick Hall, chairman of the Ball State board of trustees, said after President Jo Ann Gora gave her last president's report on Friday. Gora's retirement party on Saturday combined with Ball State graduation, with Congressman Luke Messer giving the...
Apr 30, 2014 |
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Project reach out to institutions, education, government, charity  By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - On the eve of Ball State graduation, Building Better Communities fellows showcased their work to improve the world around them. From Ball State to Broadway, global reporting initiatives and even cold case crime solving matched Ball State students with real life settings to provide experience...
Apr 06, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) – Eva Mozes Kor sat at a table as her Nazi torturers did telling a story of survival from the Holocaust to forgiving those who committed atrocities against Hebrews. “Forgiveness is the best revenge because (perpetrator) has no power over you,” said Kor, who spent nine months in the infamous Auschwitz death camp. More than 3,000 people filled Emens Auditorium...
Mar 26, 2014 |
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Feminists in Action direct performance By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Riley Gray and her performance of The Woman Who Loved to make Vaginas Happy was among the best of Ball State's offering of the classic Vagina Monologues this week. The crowd broke into laughter with her many moans of women having sex, regardless of race, religion, or age. Among the funniest was the college student who...
Mar 03, 2014 |
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Early college initiative part of new Central High freshman curriculum  By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - An associate liberal arts education will be offered at the consolidated Muncie Central High School in 2014-15 thanks to a partnership with Ivy Tech Community College. That means an incoming freshman can earn up to 60 hours for an associate degree that will transfer to Ivy Tech, Ball...
Feb 19, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Ivy Tech Community College is building a new $17 million campus off Interstate 69 to expand educational opportunity in central Indiana. And about a third of that work goes to East Central Indiana contractors like Indiana Bridge that is providing steel for the 85,000 square foot building.  Groundbreaking for the new camous at Columbus Avenue and 60th...
Jan 29, 2014 |
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Stick figure on smart board at Letterman building called senseless, disrespectful By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A racist image that appeared on a digital screen in the Letterman Building at Ball State University this month drew condemnation and investigation from campus officials and students.  "This doesn't represent us in any way as an institution," said Tony Proudfoot, spokesman for...
Jan 24, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (NEWS) - An Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis professor is headed for Sochi, Russia, as a member of a highly specialized team selected for the 2014 Winter Olympics. But Gary Roberts, dean emeritus and Gerald L. Bepko Professor of Law in the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law at IUPUI, won't be competing for the gold. Roberts, an expert in...

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