The following students have earned a place on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester. In order to be named to the Dean’s List, an undergraduate student must earn a 3.5 GPA for 12 or more credits of graded course work. This designation will appear on your academic transcript. Congratulations on a job well done! … Read more
My name is April Krowel and I am an Army veteran and doctoral candidate in the Counseling Psychology Program at Ball State University. I am in the process of collecting data for my dissertation, which examines college adjustment of students and student veterans on campus, and am writing to ask you to assist in my … Read more
I am a PhD student in the History Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is coordinating this year’s Windy City Graduate History Conference. We hope to have participants from as many universities as possible. Please direct any questions to me at mcmackin at uic.edu. Thank you, Marla McMackin Planning Committee Chair Windy City Graduate History Conference
There will be e a summer graduate internship opportunity at The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Michigan. Applications for the 2016 Glass Gallery Exhibition Simmons Graduate Internship will be accepted through February 26, 2016. Please visit https://www.thehenryford.org/about/grants.aspx for more information about the program and this year’s project.
Every year Bracken Library helps sponsor GIS Day to give students the opportunity to display their work and learn more about Geographic Information Systems. This year’s speaker, Colin Rose from the University of Toronto, has background knowledge in both GIS and Renaissance Florence. In his presentation, “Geo-Spatial and Sensory Digital Map of Renaissance Florence,” he … Read more
HIST 446/546: History in the Digital Age, Professor Douglas Seefeldt, 9:00-9:50 am MWF Spring 2016 Historians, especially those who engage with the public, are increasingly becoming dependent on digital tools for both research and communication. What does it mean to do history in the digital age? How have relationships among teachers, researchers, students, librarians, archivists, … Read more
Dr. Abel Alves invited Christina Blanch, owner of Aw Yeah Comics in downtown Muncie to speak to his Hist 445 class about the evolution of comic books. Ms. Blanch created the MOOC “Gender through Comic Books” in 2013 and has co authored the scholarly article “Do Serenity Comics Forecast Our Pedagogies of Identity Construction?” She … Read more
Alumni News History, English, and Honors BSU graduate Melody Coryell, recently won a prestigious $25k Milken Educator Award. According to Chalkbeat Indiana, “the Milken Family Foundation has conducted annual national searches for top teachers since 1987, handing out cash prizes to more than 2,600 educators. The organization does not accept nominations or disclose how it … Read more
Go the the Ball State History Department’s official website to complete the submission form.
HISTORY MATTERS is a journal that offers undergraduates interested in history the unique opportunity to be acknowledged for their work. Created by a history student who felt he had no outlet to publish his research, HISTORY MATTERS is dedicated to recognizing top student research from all historic fields, familiarizing students with the publishing process, and … Read more