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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Clio: Feb 2, 2015

Alumni News Dustin Mack, a graduate student at BSU in 2008-2010, went on to pursue a PhD in Native American history at the University of Oklahoma.  In December he successfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctorate.  “This would have never been possible without the education and support I received at BSU. Thank you for all … Read more

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Clio: Dec 11, 2015

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

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What Middletown Read

It is a notable fact that as a library grows the public grows up to it. –Muncie Daily News, July 6, 1897 Our public libraries are plainly destined to be a leading feature of the civilization of the future. –Muncie Daily News, July 6, 1897 The condition of its library is the intellectual pulse of … Read more

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Clio: Nov 6, 2015

Alumni News Alumnus Christopher Moore is currently a Social Studies teacher at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center in Indianapolis.  What partially began as an effort to beautify the exterior of the school, Mr. Moore helped develop into the Lynhurst Veterans Memorial Garden and Veteran’s Eco-Trail Projects.  His ideas led to something not just for … Read more

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Clio: Sept 3, 2015

Alumni News: BSU Alumni Dr. J. Lee Annis Jr. will have his book, “Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi” published in Spring 2016.  He is currently serving as the Chair of the Department of History and Political Science at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College in Maryland.  He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in … Read more

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News from Our Public History Program (31 August 2015)

Five of our Public History majors interned during the summer semester.  Meghann Waddle and Shelbi Long both were based at the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology under the supervision of PHP alumna Jeannie Regan-Dinius (BA, ‘93), the Director of Special Initiatives.  This is the fifth summer in a row … Read more

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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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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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