Ball State University’s Faculty Externship Program elevates soft skills and dials in real-world application

Can a philosophy major land a job in a fast growing technical field like software development? What about an English or art major, business, sciences or humanities student? Is there a place in tech for people who don’t hold computer science, engineering or other technical degrees?  Jim McAtee, assistant vice president and executive director for […]

Esports grows in Indiana as local pioneers advance the industry and invest in the future

Last year, we posed a question to the Indiana tech community: can Indiana become the hub for the global esports phenomenon? While it wasn’t as clear then, recent movement in the industry is indicating that Indiana is, in fact, positioned well to become the esports capital, even in the midst of a pandemic.   In the […]

Demand for online education is spiking. How Indiana is responding (Part IV)

Editor’s Note: This series began before the COVID-19 pandemic. Response to the pandemic will have a significant impact on the number of students taking online courses and how schools are using technology to make coursework available. Indiana institutions like Ball State University are well positioned to adapt to this new normal. Ball State’s first response […]

Ball State University leads global research center building future of tech security

Ball State houses the Security and Software Engineering Research Center (S2ERC), a multi-university center dedicated to an industry-university cooperative research initiative that spans the globe.