African American Alumni Oral Histories

“The Ball State University African American Alumni Oral Histories collection provides online access to 20 interviews conducted with African Americans who attended or worked at Ball State University between 1950 and 2010 regarding their lives, careers, and college or graduate school experiences.  Interviews were conducted and recorded by Ball State University Honors College and Public History Program students … Read more

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Interested in History? Try one of these classes!

There are no prerequisites required to take these classes.  Try a History class or meet a requirement for your major! History 338 – United States Urban History: Examines the inner dynamics of American cities and their place in the history of the United States. Gives students an historical perspective and acquaints them with historical methods of … Read more

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Dr. Michael Doyle: “Free Radicals: How the Sixties Counterculture Transformed American Culture and Vice Versa.”

On April 21, Dr. Michael Doyle gave his sabbatical lecture “Free Radicals: How the Sixties Counterculture Transformed American Culture and Vice Versa.” He displayed the fruits of his labor in a manner typical of historians by bringing in a cartload of books read during his research. Dr. Doyle used the books as examples of the … Read more

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Congratulations to our Graduates Spring 2015

Master of Arts in History Michael Davis       Lisa Mercer          Sadie Ritchie             Matthew Spangler Benson Green      Nathanael Pass   Victoria Smallegan     Aly Caviness Departmental Honors Graduates Emily Slomski (History Major) Alexis Cozzarelli (History Major) Academic Honors in Writing Emily Slomski (History Major) … Read more

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Those Recognized at the April 12, 2015 Honors, Scholarship, and Recognition Ceremony

Certificate of Special Achievement: Introductory American History Dana Corbett         Maren Orchard       Hannah Zivkovich       Lauren Ross Thomas Forbes     Samantha Carson   Susan Schrader            Daniel Witlock Brady Hertel          Kyle Jones                 Dawn … Read more

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Clio: April 28, 2015

Student News: Ashton Hampton and Samantha Harsh gave the Kirkham Lecture at The Friends of Alexander M. Bracken Library Annual Dinner on April 1, 2015. They spoke of the Indiana State Park History Walking/Driving Tour phone app they have worked on this semester with Dr. Ron Morris. Stephanie Sink was chosen as the winner of … Read more

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“The City of Corinth and Macedonians after Alexander the Great”

Dr. Michael Dixon of the University of Southern Indiana came to speak at Ball State on April 8th, 2015 over the topic of “The City of Corinth and Macedonians after Alexander the Great”. Before addressing the significance of the North and South Stoa, Dixon reviewed the importance of Corinth’s location. Corinth was located in the … Read more

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