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.)

January 25, 2015
Source: Star Press
The playcall had already been made for Ball State's $20 million athletics fundraising campaign when Bill Scholl arrived on campus as athletic director in 2012.
Topic: President
January 24, 2015
Story quotes a policy brief by Michael Hicks and Dagney Faulk of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State.
Topic: Economy
January 23, 2015
Source: eMarketer
The story quotes Michael Hanley, advertising professor and director of Ball State's Institute for Mobile Media Research.
Topic: CCIM
January 23, 2015
The story notes that Ball State's Digital Policy Institute says Indiana is in position to remain a regional "broadband overachiever." Senior Fellow Barry Umansky says commercial carriers have pumped nearly $5 billion into broadband infrastructure in recent years.
Topic: CCIM
January 22, 2015
The story notes that the project, a collaboration between Ball State and Muncie’s nonprofit Martin Luther King Dream Team, began when Muncie’s transit system donated a retired city bus for the Dream Team to use for educational outreach in 2005.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally to various media outlets, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Times and Elkhart Truth.
Topic: CAP
January 22, 2015
Letter cites CBER director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
January 21, 2015
Story quotes Joe Losco, political science professor.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story across the nation to various media outlets, including WRTV-6.
January 21, 2015
Story features Frank Felsenstein, the Reed D. Voran Distinguish Professor of Humanities at Ball State.
January 21, 2015
Cecil Bohanon, economics professor, pens a guest column.
January 20, 2015
The story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
January 19, 2015
Story quotes communications studies professor Beth Messner.
Topic: CCIM
January 14, 2015
Story quotes Maria Williams-Hawkins, a Ball State professor who in 2003 interviewed Indiana's then seven surviving airmen at length.
Topic: CCIM
January 12, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
Topic: Economy
January 12, 2015
Jonathan Blake Huer, director of emerging technologies and media development at Ball State, pens a guest column as the 2015 New Horizons department editor for EDUCAUSE Review.
January 12, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks pens a column.
Note: This column will be posted by media outlets across the state in the coming week.
Topic: Economy
January 12, 2015
Source: PR Web
Story notes that Ball State received two awards.
Note: PR Web distributed this story nationally to various media outlets.
January 12, 2015
Nick Curott, an assistant professor of economics in the Miller College of Business at Ball State, pens a guest column.
January 10, 2015
Source: Gulf Times
Story features Qatari artist Faraj Daham, who graduated in 1988 with a master’s degree in fine arts from Ball State.
Topic: Alumni
January 10, 2015
Dan Boylan, finance instructor, pens a guest column.
January 9, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
Topic: Economy
January 9, 2015
Source: PBS
Sara Quinn, a Ball State journalism instructor, pens a guest column, which includes an infographic.
Topic: CCIM
January 8, 2015
Source: ESPN
Story notes that Eastern Kentucky athletic director Mark Sandy will be named Ball State's new athletic director on Thursday, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
Note: Associated Press also distributed a similar story. The Star Press posted a story about today's news conference that was shared with The Indianapolis Star. Indianapolis outlets also reporting about the news conference included WISH-TV, WIBC-FM and Inside Indiana Business.
Topic: Athletics
January 8, 2015
Source: Star Press
Ball State officially revealed Mark Sandy will take over the Cardinals after spending the past nine years at Eastern Kentucky.
Topic: President
January 7, 2015
Story notes that Dining Services pays for officers and students to share a meal as part of community policing and theft deterrence initiative.
January 7, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks pens a guest column.
Topic: Economy
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