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 •  April 10

Off the beaten path on Ball State University’s campus, there’s a place where even in the dead of winter – when icicles have sprouted along rooflines and leaves have fallen off the trees – the climate remains hot and humid, the area abundant in green. That place is Ball State’s Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, where you’re...

Ball State University

 •  March 21

The chances are very good that you’re reading these words right now on a device of some type, whether it’s a computer, a tablet, a smartphone or maybe even a smartwatch. And even if you’re reading this in the print edition of the magazine, it’s a virtual certainty that your smartphone is within easy reach. Not only are we living in the Information...

Ball State University

 •  February 2

Any tax-incentive package to lure Amazon’s HQ2 to Indiana could easily top half-a-billion dollars and climb to more than $1 billion—even if officials offered the tech giant only the state’s standard economic assistance. That would dwarf the state’s biggest-ever incentive deal: $30 million in tax credits and grants offered last year to India-based...

Ball State University

 •  January 28

ANDERSON — When it comes to attracting jobs and residents to Madison County, it takes more than simply selling a piece of land or touting a city’s workers. Cities and counties across the state are working to pool their resources into regional initiatives in hopes of attracting residents and employers who can impact not just the city or county they...

Ball State University

 •  January 7

The simplest way to reduce those stress levels and improve your health is to just get moving. In the world of exercise, it’s called physical activity. The American College of Sports Medicine defines this as any bodily movement produced by the contraction of skeletal muscles that results in a substantial increase in caloric requirements over...

Ball State University

 •  January 3

Poor health can make cold temps more intense. So say Ball State University experts who point out both carrying too much weight and too little weight can cause issues in times of extreme cold. They say without proper levels of body fat, which serves to insulate the body, you may feel colder. A healthy body fat percentage is 12-15 percent for young...

Ball State University

 •  December 11, 2017

President Donald Trump, and the people who support him, love to take credit for driving NFL ratings down, but the facts tell a completely different story. The rise of the #MAGA movement, and the alternative reality where Trump and the FOX News Channel audience lives has inspired a "facts don't matter anymore" narrative, but the data and numbers...

Ball State University

 •  December 1, 2017

New technology made the difference in cracking IMPD’s latest tampering investigation against one of their own.
IMPD’s Special Investigations Unit first interviewed IMPD officer Francisco Olmos two years ago, right after an 18-year-old he had been communicating with committed suicide.
For years, detectives had the 18-year-old’s phone, but had no...

Ball State University

 •  November 29, 2017

Zionsville native tackles architectural challenges at Ball State
What do a shower curtain, cardboard boxes, origami and hiking poles all have in common?
They can all be used to build shelters designed to withstand extreme cold.
A group of Ball State University architecture graduate students used those materials and more in creating extreme weather...

Ball State University

 •  November 17, 2017

Muncie, IN—The College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at Ball State University is offering an architectural design experience to local high school students on Saturday, Nov. 18 with “Interactive City.” The hands-on design workshop will introduce Project Lead the Way students to foundational concepts of the design and build process, provide...