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7 hrs ago | The Star Press

Ball State University to weed out lazy profs

Ball State University is taking steps to weed out tenured faculty members who are "chronic low performers."

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7 hrs ago | The Star Press

Village affordable housing project on hold

A Chicago developer says the proposed $14.6 million University Village affordable apartments project is on hold until at least 2016.

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Related Topix: Tax

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - Court of Appeals issues 1 today

In Ball State Univeristy v. Jennifer Irons, In re the Marriage of: Jennifer Irons, Wife, and Scott Irons, Husband , a 12-page, 2-1 opinion, Judge Barnes writes: Ball State University appeals the trial court's order to release the college transcript of Jennifer Irons's child, Jordan.

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The Star Press

Blood Moon: An astronomical phenomenon, or more?

A total lunar eclipse that will occur shortly after midnight tonight could color our moon red, or as some folks call it, create a "blood moon."

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

The Star Press

Gifted African students immersing in Muncie culture

Wearing a red Ball State University hooded sweatshirt and with her long braids put back in a ponytail, Louise Mandumbwa greeted drivers with a girlish smile and boxes of food Wednesday morning in the former BorgWarner parking lot.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, World News, Botswana, Education Etc., us Travel, Travel

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Jennifer Trapuzzano leans on family, faith amid tragedy

As Jennifer Trapuzzano recounted the worst tragedy of her life - the day nearly two weeks ago when her husband, Nathan, was gunned down on a morning walk - her grief was interrupted by a reminder of the joy they both shared.

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The Star Press

Muncie-based landscape company still growing

When Jason Brooks started his company, Jay-Crew Landscaping, in 1996, he was still in college at Ball State University.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Delaware County, IN, Central, IN, Weather

Journal Gazette

School systems dispute report on consolidation

The policy brief by the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research found that dwindling enrollment and rising education costs could force small schools to join forces to reduce overhead.

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Related Topix: Anderson, IN, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Star Press

Immersed in cleaning and painting

Fortunately, Lee Nicholson, husband of an ISTA-R, EC member, is a professional painter, and he helped volunteer and loaned an extension ladder.

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Daily Reporter

Small school systems dispute consolidation report

Indiana school officials are taking issue with a report by Ball State researchers that suggests consolidation of smaller districts might be inevitable.

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Related Topix: Alternative

The Star Press

Delaware Indians return to Muncie

The chief of the Delaware Tribe of Indians will attend a public showing today of a new documentary film about a period in history when her ancestors lived along the White River in East Central Indiana.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Central, IN, Delaware County, IN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Star Press

Frances Katherine (Austin) Strong, 88

She was born on August 8, 1925 in Portland, Tenn. to John Thomas and Nina Austin.

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, TN, Portland, TN

The Star Press

Elaine Margaret Johnson, 90

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis, and son, Scott. She is survived by her daughter, Karen Derderian; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Delaware County, IN, Indianapolis, IN

The Star Press

BSU students aid kids of the homeless

Ball State University students are helping children of homeless women get out of their rooms at the YWCA.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Star Press

Film on local Native Americans to debut

The public viewing will begin at 1 p.m. The program will be also be shown on WIPB-TV beginning Sunday.

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Related Topix: Central, IN

The Star Press

Hot Spots: Conversation with artist, 'Frozen' for free, more

Convo with the artist The David Owsley Musem of Art will host a "Conversation with Artist Dafna Kaffeman" today at the museum, on the Ball State University campus.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Palladium-Item

Lilly winners gleeful, tearful, speechless

Aside from the words "Thank you," winning this year's Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships left two Wayne County high school seniors speechless.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, IN, Centerville, IN, Butler University, Greens Fork, IN, University of Notre Dame

The Star Press

Gary Andry teaches guitar, and much more

If a musical instrument has strings, chances are Gary Andry can teach you to play it.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Muncie Free Press

War and Peace in Muncie IN

Genocide is always a difficult issue for peace activists to address, says George Wolfe, outreach for the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Ball State University.

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Related Topix: Muncie, IN, Delaware County, IN

Decatur Daily Democrat

Cultural Connection

Sharon Canaday, project manager of Building Better Communities, and a member of the Ball State University faculty, discusses various ideas and concepts as part of an Indiana Arts Commission Vibrant Communities consultancy for the city of Decatur.

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Related Topix: Decatur, IN

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