News from Our Public History Program by Director Michael Doyle

We have two Public History majors interning this spring semester, both of them at sites that are new hosts of students from our Program.  Abby Kaicy is based at the Indiana State Police Museum in Indianapolis, where she is assisting curator Lauren Baker with cataloguing objects and documents.  Rishad Readus, who is concurrently completing his … Read more

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An Alumnus Reflects: Historian in the Making

When I first arrived at Ball State University I was unsure of what I would find. Just weeks before I had discovered the BSU history department’s website, decided to apply for graduate school, and been accepted. With two days before classes began I pulled into Muncie with my car loaded down and quickly rented an apartment north of … Read more

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Dean’s List – Fall 2015

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

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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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An Aspiring Historian Abroad

This past spring, I joined three other Ball State undergraduates of diverse majors and backgrounds for participation in a study abroad exchange program conducted jointly through Ball State’s Rinker Center for International Programs and Keele University in the United Kingdom. Throughout the British spring term – which runs from mid-January to mid-June – I received … Read more

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