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Jennifer Rathbun poses for a photo in her office Nov. 16 in the North Quad Building. Rathbun has worked for the university since July 2021. Rylan Capper, DN.
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Ball State Spanish professor and Colombian author won the Ambroggio Prize

In October 2020, Jennifer Rathbun, professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, decided to reach out to a longtime work friend and Colombian author, Carlos Aguasaco. Rathbun saw the Academy of American Poets was accepting applications for the Ambroggio Prize, a $1,000 publication prize given to book-length poetry collections originally written in Spanish with an English translation, and thought Aguasaco’s book “Cardinal In My Window with a Mask on its Beak” would make for a good submission.


Lourenzo Giple, Indianapolis deputy director of planning, preservation and design walks around a sculpture in Lugar Plaza Sept. 21, in Indianapolis. Giple is also an adjunct professor of urban design at Ball State. Jacob Musselman, DN
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Ball State alumnus Lourenzo Giple shares his goals as Indianapolis’ first Black deputy director in Department of Metropolitan Development

As a child, Lourenzo Giple saw a civil war affect every aspect of his life and community. Giple spent the first nine years of his life in Liberia and fled the country at 11 years old with his younger siblings —  joining his father in Indianapolis while his mother stayed in Liberia for an additional seven years.


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