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Susana Rivera-Mills, Ball State's Provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, reports to the Board of Trustees Feb. 8, 2019. Rivera-Mills began her job as Provost July 1, 2018. Scott Fleener, DN
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All Ball State summer classes moved online

In a campus wide email sent Wednesday, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Ball State, announced all in-person classes for the summer 2020 semester will transition to virtual teaching and learning.


In this March 10, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., visits outside a polling location at Warren E. Bow Elementary School in Detroit. AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File
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Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up.



George Gannage, assistant teaching professor of marketing and assistant director of the Center for Professional Selling in the Miller College of Business, died April 6, 2020, in Bloomington, Indiana, after suffering from a severe respiratory virus. Gannage joined Ball State's marketing faculty in August 2017. Ball State University, Photo Courtesy
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Ball State mourns death of marketing professor

George Gannage, assistant teaching professor of marketing and assistant director of the Center for Professional Selling in the Miller College of Business, died Monday morning in Bloomington, Indiana, after suffering from a severe respiratory virus, according to an email sent out by Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president at Ball State.



Hudson, Wis., city clerk Becky Eggen displays some of the health alert and social distancing signs April 6, 2020, that were to be used in Tuesday's election, postponed by the governor Monday afternoon. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday moved to postpone the state's presidential primary for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, prompting a court challenge and adding to confusion about whether voters will be able to head to the polls on Tuesday. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)
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5 national stories of the week

Wisconsin’s primary elections, Congress and the White House aiming for another coronavirus rescue package, a white supremacist group being deemed a terrorist organization, hackers targeting video conference calls and this week’s supermoon make up this week’s five national stories.



In this March 29, 2020, photo, Rev. Steven Paulikas decorates an altar with palm fronds for Palm Sunday, which was commemorated virtually at All Saints' Episcopal Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The global coronavirus pandemic is upending the season's major religious holidays, forcing leaders and practitioners across faiths to improvise. (AP Photo/Emily Leshner)
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5 international stories of the week

The pandemic altering Holy Week celebrations worldwide, a forest fire near the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the U.S.-Taliban peace deal, the U.K. prime minister being hospitalized and Queen Elizabeth II’s message to her nation make up this week’s five international stories.








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