News Articles in January 2009

January 26, 2009
A new study finds that reforming Indiana's local governments could save taxpayers hundreds of millions annually.
January 26, 2009
RFK Jr., Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman and NBC "Today" show financial editor Jean Chatzky are among the distinguished speakers appearing on campus during the current semester.
January 23, 2009
ErnestPromo195.jpg"The Importance of Being Earnest," one of Oscar Wilde's best-known works, will be performed by the university's Department of Theatre and Dance Feb. 12-15 and 18-21.
January 23, 2009
Ball State alumnus and former faculty member Kenneth Poucher creates scholarship for Department of Technology.
January 16, 2009
SuperBowlBid_195.jpgBall State alumni help bring Super Bowl to Indianapolis
January 15, 2009
The university's Web site, www.bsu.edu, was named Site of the Year for North America by Sitecore, its content management system provider.
January 15, 2009
A new study from Building Better Communities and the Center for Business and Economic Research finds that out-of-state visitors spend about $1.4 billion annually on hotels and motels when they visit Indiana's many attractions. The study also finds that a dollar spent on tourism promotion and advertising returns $15 in state and local taxes.
January 15, 2009
Rajib Sanyal, a leading expert in industrial and labor relations, will be the next dean of the Miller College of Business. He succeeds interim dean Rodney Davis.
January 14, 2009
As part of President-elect Barack Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan, the Digital Policy Institute has developed an economic initiative that almost immediately could create more than 200,000 jobs across the country.
January 14, 2009
Events scheduled for this year's Unity Week include a lecture by a distinguished African-American educator and a celebration and panel discussion of the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.
January 13, 2009
Ball State's architecture program has been named a world-class program by Design Intelligence.
January 13, 2009
A three-year, $427,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enhance Ball State's commitment to assisting students with disabilities.
January 8, 2009
Telecommunications students are producing a multimedia project to educate young people about the consequences of driving under the influence.
January 5, 2009
IDIAA students win awards for interactive digital artwork at International Digital Media Arts Association Conference Nov. 6—8 in Savannah, Ga.
January 5, 2009
College students do not believe alcohol consumption is a sign of potential danger at off-campus parties, says a new study from a sociology professor.
January 5, 2009
Indiana residents are worried about the state's economic future as well as issues involving government efficiency, affordable health care and school improvement, according to the first-ever Hoosier Poll from Ball State's Bowen Center for Public Affairs.
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