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 24, 2015
Source: Star Press
“Providing a contemporary teaching, research and clinic facility to educate the healthcare workers of the future is another significant demonstration of our commitment to serve our students as well as the citizens of Indiana,” said Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson, the first scientist to head Ball State.
July 23, 2015
A national technology publication has recognized Ball State University for two mobile apps. Campus Technology recently gave The Traveler and The Achievements apps Innovator Awards.
July 22, 2015
Source: UPI
UPI interviews geologist Lee Florea about his upcoming trek.
July 22, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks analyzes the state's employment picture.
July 20, 2015
Story quotes Mike Goldsby, entrepreneurship professor and executive director of the entrepreneurship center at Ball State.
July 20, 2015
Ball State’s board of trustees on Friday adopted a $345 million general fund budget for 2015-16 that includes no pay raises for President Paul W. Ferguson or his cabinet. Note: The story originated with The Star Press, and the AP distributed it nationally to media outlets, including the Chicago Daily Herald.
Topic: President
July 16, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State is the state’s biggest gainer, and the East Central Region of Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s biggest loser, in a new report of on-time college completion rates.
July 16, 2015
Story quotes Jonathan Huer, Ball State’s director of emerging technologies and media development.
Topic: CCIM
July 15, 2015
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: Network Indiana distributed the story statewide.
July 14, 2015
Story notes that Alexa Kapsalis, a recent Ball State graduate, leaves in September for challenging mission trip around the world.
Topic: Alumni
July 14, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story features Ron Kaitchuck, a Ball State astronomy professor, who examines the latest photos of Pluto.
July 13, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story cites "From Magic City to Middletown: Ball State University Libraries Celebrate Muncie's Sesquicentennial with Exhibits."
July 9, 2015
Source: WLBC FM
WLBC quotes David Call.
July 3, 2015
Source: Star Press
The Ball State University Foundation adopted strategies to divest in fossil fuels, which was positively received.
Topic: President
June 29, 2015
Online brief notes policy adoption by Ball State University Foundation regarding ESG investment principles.
Topic: President
June 25, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
June 22, 2015
Story focuses on Jim Davis, a Ball State grad and creator of Garfield.
June 22, 2015
This story cites research by Gregory Morrison, a professor of criminal justice at Ball State University.
June 22, 2015
WSJ quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
June 19, 2015
Story notes a study on bus routes by Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER).
June 17, 2015
Source: U.S. News
Story quotes Jennifer Bott, interim dean for the Miller College of Business at Ball State.
June 16, 2015
Story notes that writer Eddie Muller, the self-proclaimed "czar of noir," will be working in tandem with Richard Edwards of Ball State. Edwards is teaching the free online course in conjunction with the "Summer of Darkness."
June 12, 2015
USA Today cites a study done by Jagdish Khubchandani, a community health education professor.
June 9, 2015
Source: WBAA-AM/FM
WBBA interviews Jonathan Huer on FCC issue.
Topic: CCIM
June 8, 2015
Source: Fox 59
Ball State's Matt Chappell shares his grilling safety tips.
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