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3 hrs ago | The Star Press

Tim Kean: 'Senior food box' program poised to grow

J uly is heating up, well maybe not the temperature, but maybe it's time for some lemonade instead of lemons.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

7 hrs ago | The Star Press

Orientation tours continue to bridge downtown, Ball State

Dozens of curious parents, eyes half asleep from the morning seminars at the Ball State University, traveled through downtown moving along the sidewalk and listening to the booming and enthusiastic voice of Central's interim principal and the treasurer for the Downtown Development Partnership Dale Basham.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Post-Tribune

Top leaders leave Gary's Thea Bowman charter school

With one year left on its charter with Ball State University, three key school leaders have left the Thea Bowman Leadership Academy.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

The Star Press

BSU treasurer follows Gora out the door

A week after Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora's retirement, a key cabinet member is following her out the door.

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Related Topix: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, University of Georgia

The Star Press

'The Shot Heard Around the Town'

It's not every 7-year-old who can say he has met the mayor and has now written a book that he hopes will, as he puts it, change the world.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, IN, Muncie, IN

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Times Observer

ETHS photo reception, open house planned

The public is invited to an evening of fun on Saturday, July 12, at 7 p.m. to view the photographs that will be on display.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, US Army, Fort Knox, KY, Warren, PA

Indianapolis Business News

New IU office aims to boost graduation rates

Indiana University has started a new office aimed at helping more students graduate on time at all the school's campuses across the state.

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Related Topix: Purdue University

The Star Press

Most Ball State freshmen don't pay full price

In 2012-13, tuition and fees for full-time, in-state freshmen attending Ball State University totaled $8,980.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ball State University Launches National Musical Theater Festival

Ball State University is luring artists to Muncie from as far away as Los Angeles and New York with the launch of a national musical theater festival and ambitions to produce the next great American musical.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater

The Star Press

BSU trains elite math, science teachers

Leigh Stevenson and Lindsey Brooks are among 45 college graduates and career changers being trained throughout Indiana this summer to teach science and math at some of the state's highest-need high schools and middle schools.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Chemistry, Science, Biology, Genetics, Medicine, Purdue University

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Miami Herald

Ball State students design fashions for disabled

Two white sewing machines, garments, pictures of designer dresses tacked up on boards, a heating iron, tape measure, scissors and the sort clutter up a room in the back.

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The Star Press

With hard work, Lori Rader-Day's dream comes true

These days, being Lori Rader-Day is a very good thing, but it's a very busy thing, too.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Northwestern University, Lebanon, IN

The Star Press

BSU president signed to 5 year contract

When Ball State University announced the hiring of Paul W. Ferguson as its 15th president in May, it had not yet signed a contract with him.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Star Press

BSU students working on accessible clothing line

Two white sewing machines, garments, pictures of designer dresses tacked up on boards, a heating iron, tape measure, scissors and the sort clutter up a room in the back.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Star Press

Burris gets new principal

Dawn Miller has been named principal at Burris Laboratory School. She didn't have to go far for her new job -- she was already the assistant principal there.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Star Press

BSU Notes: Daily Ball State University sports news

Westaway and Hague were honored for the third year in a row and Dobis for the second straight year.

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Journal Gazette

Civil rights panel says more can be done

For those at the Future of Civil Rights 2014 panel discussion Wednesday evening on the anniversary of that trailblazing legislation, it was clear that there is still plenty of room for improvement.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, African-American

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Josh Duzan works at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Princeton.

Hoosier employers survey: Not enough skilled workers Indiana Chamber says companies leave job openings unfilled without skilled applicants Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1lzpHib Nearly 40 percent of Indiana employers surveyed by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce say they haven't filled recent job openings because they couldn't ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indiana

The Star Press

Ball State student fell from fire escape

A female student was treated and released from the hospital after falling from a fire escape she tried to climb at a Ball State University fraternity house early last Friday.

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The Star Press

School notes

The $2,000 scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, participation in school activities, leadership and community involvement.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Kappa Kappa Kappa, Fraternities, Daleville, IN, Purdue University, Muncie, IN

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