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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Clio: March 11, 2015

Current Student News: Ariel Wagner is working with Chris Flook and his immersive project, Indiana Crossrails Project and had the opportunity to write an article for their blog: Equality on the Railroad. Faculty News: One of the immersive learning projects that Dr. Ron Morris has worked on, Yountsville Mill, has received attention from two local newspapers: … Read more

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Clio: Feb 5, 2015

Dr. Ronald Morris’s Indiana State Park app made the January 2015 IBC News (Indiana Bicentennial Commission). He also was featured in the Muncie Star Press for the immersive learning project he organized to discover the stories and backgrounds of those buried in the Beech Grove Cemetery.  In addition to those projects, Dr. Morris also helped … Read more

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Dr. Sergei Zhuk on Soviet Culture and Cold War History

Sergei Zhuk  (with Jeffrey Brooks)​  published a new article: “The Distinctiveness of Soviet Culture, 1932-1992,”  in the Oxford Handbook of Modern Russian History, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), 48 pages. Using various archival documents, memoirs, diaries, periodicals and more than 70 personal interviews with contemporaries of the events, this essay is an attempt to show the … Read more

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