Ball State In The News

Following is a list of recent, noteworthy mentions of Ball State in the national, regional, and Indiana media. Where possible, the appropriate links are provided. However, we cannot assure that all links will remain active for the duration of this listing. (Some sites may also require free registration or request demographic data before providing the information.)

July 16, 2014
Source: Forbes
Barry Umansky, telecommunications professor and DPI member, is quoted.
Topic: CCIM
July 16, 2014
Building Better Communities initiative has established a regional office in downtown Fort Wayne.
July 15, 2014
Ball State University's Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with Cornerstone Center for the Arts and Muncie Civic Theatre, will present the inaugural BSU Discovery New Musical Theater Festival this weekend.
Topic: Fine Arts
July 14, 2014
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
Topic: Economy
July 14, 2014
Story quotes Jennifer Grouling, an assistant professor of English at Ball State, who studied D&D players for her book, “The Creation of Narrative in Tabletop Role-Playing Games.”
July 13, 2014
Ball State student pens a guest column.
Topic: CCIM
July 10, 2014
Ball State study is cited.
Topic: CCIM
July 9, 2014
The “footloose” industries that can locate almost anywhere provide a shrinking share of jobs in Indiana, but they remain the key targets of economic-development recruiting, according to a report from Ball State University.
Note: The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette also posted this story.
Topic: Economy
July 9, 2014
Source: WRTV 6
Story quotes Ball State student.
July 8, 2014
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
Topic: Economy
July 8, 2014
Source: Star Press
Ball State student is featured.
July 8, 2014
Source: WTHR-13
Bryan Byers, criminal justice professor, is interviewed.
Note: Story ran on-air multiple times.
July 7, 2014
Ball State University is luring artists to Muncie from as far away as Los Angeles and New York with the launch of a national musical theater festival and ambitions to produce the next great American musical.
Topic: Fine Arts
July 7, 2014
CBER study is cited.
Topic: Economy
July 7, 2014
CBER's manufacturing report card is cited.
Topic: Economy
July 5, 2014
Ball State history professor Chris Thompson is quoted.
July 5, 2014
Ball State University seniors divide up between two rooms Monday and busily cut, sew and iron fabrics for their designer accessible clothing line, “Sovereign Adaptive Clothing.”
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally.
July 4, 2014
Neighbors are applauding Ball State University students for getting perennial ryegrass and red clover to grow on a toxic, 15-acre site of a former auto salvage yard that also had been used decades ago for bulk petroleum storage.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally.
July 4, 2014
Ball State immersive learning project is featured.
Note: Kentucky Press Service distributed this story to media outlets across Kentucky. Associated Press distributed the story nationally.
June 25, 2014
Ball State research is featured.
June 25, 2014
A local logistics expert says a recent study released by Ball State— which ranked states based on logistics and manufacturing -- is accurate, but isn't giving Florida the full picture.
Topic: Economy
June 25, 2014
Source: Star Press
Feature story on camp at Ball State.
Topic: Fine Arts
June 24, 2014
Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research has released the results of its 2014 Manufacturing and Logistics Report.
Topic: Economy
June 24, 2014
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
Topic: Economy
June 24, 2014
Wyoming’s manufacturing sector is weak, and its low population is slowing growth. That’s the finding of the Manufacturing and Logistics Report, a survey conducted annually by Ball State University in Indiana.
Topic: Economy
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