News Articles in March 2009

March 31, 2009
The Center for Business and Economic Research has released its 2009 National Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card, an analysis of the human capital, productivity and innovation, global reach and tax climate for each state.
March 31, 2009
A new study finds that some of the nation's police departments may not be implementing a national information sharing network.
March 30, 2009
Personal finance guru Jean Chatzky brings her expertise on managing money and building true financial freedom to Emens Auditorium April 6 to kick off the university's Financial Literacy Week.
March 27, 2009
Architecture scholarship created by Kovert Hawkins Architects, an architectural design firm owned by Ball State alumni.
March 27, 2009
A Seattle Times newspaper reporter will be honored April 8 by Ball State University for her article examining caregiving for family members.
March 27, 2009
Alumnus Raj Seekri has established a mathematical sciences scholarship in honor of his father, Ram Lal Seekri.
March 26, 2009
CRE_Bloxham3.JPGThe most detailed examination ever of video media consumption in the United States contradicts a good deal of conventional wisdom about which age groups get the most daily "screen time," the extent to which consumers avoid commercials and the impact of Internet-based video on viewing habits. The results could mean changes in the way audience behavior is tracked and programming is distributed in the future.
March 25, 2009
A new study reveals that smart phones are no longer reserved for business professionals as college students are using the handheld communication devices as the mainstay of their mobile lifestyles.
March 20, 2009
The grandson of legendary Indian leader Mahatma K. Gandhi will discuss the keys to nonviolence March 30 in Pruis Hall.
March 18, 2009
National newspaper foundation honors Marilyn Weaver as nation's top college journalism administrator.
March 18, 2009
The next installment of the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series features Brian Storm, former vice president for news and multimedia with Corbis, a digital media agency owned by Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Currently the president of MediaStorm, his own multimedia production studio in New York, he will discuss "Multimedia Storytelling in the Age of Emerging Media" on March 25.
March 17, 2009
Women's Week brings activists, art exhibits and music to Ball State March 23-28.
March 13, 2009
dance195.jpgFor the fifth consecutive year, a student from Ball State University's Department of Theatre and Dance has been invited to participate as a national qualifier in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF).
March 13, 2009
As part of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, Ball State will receive $950,000 to begin work on the third phase of the improvement project.
March 13, 2009
dancejh195.jpgDance and emerging media converge during the Ball State Dance Theatre Company's annual spring concert March 23–28.
March 11, 2009
Students involved in a variety of emerging media courses will be the first collegians to use a new application kit designed for interactive television.
March 11, 2009
Twelve college teams will compete for $18,000 in prizes March 20 during the greatest spectacle in business plan contests at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
March 10, 2009
Publishing Content to the Campus Bulletin Board
March 5, 2009
The next HD movie on tap is "Free Wall," an examination of a relationship between two young men brought together by graffiti art found in many urban areas.
March 3, 2009
Richard Lugar and President Jo Ann GoraSen. Richard Lugar's speech will serve as an encore performance to his 1986 address, which makes the venerable legislator the first person not affiliated with Ball State to twice serve as the university's Commencement speaker.
March 3, 2009
The apartment industry is thriving, and Ball State's students and alumni continue to be in high demand.
March 3, 2009
Five new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will examine sustainability, Web site development, wellness issues, mergers, and the process of creating a musical.
March 2, 2009
Ball State is responding to students' needs with the launch of a new Communications Center – a multichannel application that will include a Web site promoting all campus goings-on, a twice-weekly e-mail digest and a subscriptions page where members of the campus community can manage the e-mail messages and RSS feeds they want to receive from Ball State.
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