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.)

April 17, 2015
Story notes that Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, included a $2 million appropriation in the Senate version of Indiana's next two-year budget to launch the Launch effort. He's called on Ball State's Entrepreneurship Center to be the flux in this effort to make it work across Indiana.​ Other media posting similar stories included the Indianapolis Business Journal, WIBC-FM and WISH-TV.
Topic: Economy
April 16, 2015
Story notes that the proposed project includes the purchase of a building for Launch Fishers with the intention of creating the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in partnership with Ball State.
April 15, 2015
Story quotes Jonathan Blake Huer, director of emerging technologies and media development.
Topic: CCIM
April 14, 2015
Story profiles the Ball State graduate.
Topic: Alumni
April 14, 2015
Source: Inquisitr
Story focuses on the television talk host who graduated from Ball State.
Topic: Alumni
April 13, 2015
Story notes that Ball State has launched a football app aiming to provide in-depth information about the team.
Note: AP distributed this story across the state to various media outlets, including WFIE-TV.
Topic: Athletics
April 13, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that about 60 current Ball State students are digital forensics minor. Required courses include criminology, policing, criminal evidence, criminal law, computer science, computer security, digital forensics and geographic information systems.
April 12, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State launched a football app, a part of the Ball State athletics app dedicated solely to going in-depth with the football team. It provides a range of content from video and panorama images to team history and alumni events.
Topic: Athletics
April 11, 2015
Story features research by Gary Dodson, a biology professor.
April 10, 2015
Story quotes Ron Morris, a Ball State history professor.
April 10, 2015
Source: WISH-TV
Story notes that 14 students are part of the Ingelhart Scholars program in Ball State’s journalism department. They’ve spent the year working on the Facing Depression project – a project that’s more than a class assignment. It’s become a part of their lives.
Topic: CCIM
April 9, 2015
Story cites research by Gary Dodson, a biology professor.
April 9, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story quotes AD Mark Sandy.
April 9, 2015
Source: Star Press
Chris Flook, a telecommunications professor, pens a guest column.
Topic: CCIM
April 7, 2015
Story features students from Ball State's Sports Link.
Topic: CCIM
April 6, 2015
Story notes that when the American Educational Research Association convenes for its annual meeting later this month, Dr. Renae D. Mayes, an assistant professor and director of the School Counseling Program at Ball State, will be among those that the organization will honor.
April 6, 2015
Source: News Max
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
April 6, 2015
Source: Science Blog
Story features research by Gary Dodson, a biology professor.
April 4, 2015
President Ferguson pens a guest column.
Topic: President
April 4, 2015
Source: Star Press
John Koumoulides, a retired history professor from Ball State, pens a guest column.
April 3, 2015
Source: ABC21
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
Note: Inside Indiana Business, WIBC-FM, WTPA-TV and WISE-TV also posted this story.
Topic: Economy
April 2, 2015
Story quotes Kirsten Nicholson, professor of geological sciences at Ball State.
April 2, 2015
Story notes that students in Ball State's immersive digital sports production program are gaining real-world experience during the Final Four. Sports Link will assist the NCAA with social media coverage during the Indianapolis event.
Note: WRTV-6 and WFFT-TV also posted a story on the project.
Topic: CCIM
April 2, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that shortly after Gov. Mike Pence signed the "religious freedom" law on Thursday, Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson released a statement concerning new legislation to fix the controversial measure.
Topic: President
April 1, 2015
Source: AgriNews
Experts at Ball State say they’ve found problems with a recently released feasibility study done for a proposed reservoir in central Indiana.
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