Clio: Sept 13, 2016

Alumni News One of our MA alumnae, Lisa Mercer.  She has just published an article “‘Where Airy Voices Lead’: Joan of Arc’s Auditions in Historical Debate”. Magistra, Vol. 22, No. 1 Summer 2016, pp. 25-40.  She also has begun her PhD program at Illinois. Dave Ulbrich, who, as you know, earned his M.A. in our … Read more

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Timeless Love Found in Burkhardt

The Burkhardt Building has a long rich history at Ball State University.  Built in 1924, it was one of the first buildings at the Ball Teachers College.  Ball State’s footprint in Muncie began with the Ball brothers purchasing Eastern Indiana Normal School (the current Administration building) and the area between University, McKinley, Riverside and Tillotson … Read more

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News from Our Public History Program (6 Sept 2016)

Public History majors who completed internships during the summer ’16 semester include Sierra Trowbridge, who was the first placement our Program has had at Ball State’s David Owsley Museum of Art. Sierra has served as a docent (volunteer gallery guide) at the Museum for the past two years, which led to Tania Said, Director of Education, and Cathy … Read more

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“The Underground Railroad in Indiana” – Jeannie Regan-Dinius

Ball State Alumnus Jeannie Regan-Dinius had a full house for her presentation “The Underground Railroad in Indiana” at Carnegie Library. As the Director of Special Initiatives for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology, one of her projects has been to research the roll Indiana had in the Underground Railroad. … Read more

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Signing up for HIST 440 in 5 Easy Steps!

Read the guidelines on the History Department website. Choose a faculty member to work with. This should be someone you’ve taken a course with before and whose area of specialization lines up with your topic.  If you’re not sure what a professor’s specialization is, check the faculty profiles on the History department website. Meet with … Read more

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Clio: Mar 16, 2016

On February 22, Sergei Zhuk took an active part in the international event, sponsored by the United Nations Organization:  “Ukraine Celebrates United Nations International Mother Language Day with a Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko” in New York City. During the last February Sergei Zhuk made a few presentations based on the … Read more

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