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.)

May 20, 2016
Source: WLBC FM
Story notes the Ball State Board of Trustees is seeking community input on the university’s next president during a forum Monday at 7 p.m. at the Alumni Center on West Bethel Avenue. The Board conducted six open sessions in April as part of the search for a new university president.
May 19, 2016
Story notes how Ball State students help create the Freedom Bus during an immersive learning experience.
May 19, 2016
Story notes the data from the Cal Poly Pomona study corresponds closely with results obtained in February 2016 by researchers at Ball State University in Indiana
May 19, 2016
Story reviews a new book by Wes Gehring, a telecommunications professor.
May 19, 2016
Story notes NFL receiver returned to campus in the offseason to complete his degree.
May 18, 2016
Story notes Amanda Boldt decided to draw heavily on her own experiences when it came time to develop her honors thesis. Boldt, a Ball State University junior musical theater major, wrote and performed in a 50-minute, one-woman show, “The Happiness Project: A Work in Progress” for her thesis.
May 17, 2016
Column notes Cardinals' success founded on culture, development.
May 17, 2016
Source: WLBC FM
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has scheduled an additional forum to provide public input on desired qualities and areas of emphasis for the new president. The forum is set for next Monday at 7 p.m. at the Alumni Center on West Bethel Avenue. The Board conducted six open sessions in April as part of the search for a new university president.
May 17, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State has achieved the Health Champion Designation from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes companies and organizations that inspire and encourage organizational well-being and is part of the Association’s Wellness Lives Here initiative.
Topic: Athletics
May 17, 2016
Story notes a new report from Ball State found a quarter million Hoosiers are living with serious mental illnesses. Note: Network Indiana distributed this story to affiliates across the state.
May 17, 2016
Source: Food Network
Story quotes Alex Montoye, a clinical exercise physiology professor.
May 17, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State University's Bracken Library has opened a new exhibit featuring photographs taken by Muncie residents Roger Pelham and Ralph Satterlee of the Indianapolis 500 from the 1950s through the 1970s.
May 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State economist Mike Hicks says a new study detailing tax revenue associated with economic development projects could serve as a "decision support tool" for local governments.
May 16, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes after leading Ball State to one of its best seasons in recent history, men's basketball head coach James Whitford finalized a contract extension with the program Monday afternoon.
May 16, 2016
Story notes there are a number of ways that the late Ron Venderly will be remembered, however, the most visible – and certainly most symbolic – landmarks that the Fort Wayne community icon will be remembered for are the bridge upon the IPFW campus which adorns his family’s name, as well as the football complex on the campus of Ball State, which does the same.
May 15, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has scheduled a seventh public forum to provide input on desired qualities of and areas of emphasis for the new president.
April 25, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State University is sponsoring a free public teach-in to advance the potential of the community's local food, energy and water systems through entrepreneurship.
March 15, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State will hold its first spring practice March 22, which will also be the first practice under new head coach Mike Neu.
March 15, 2016
Source: Star Press
The story notes it could be well into the 2016-17 academic year before a new president takes over at Ball State. Rick Hall, chairman of the university's board of trustee, discussed a timetable.
March 14, 2016
The Ball State Board of Trustees says a search for the school’s new president could take well into the next academic year.
March 10, 2016
The story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has taken action on several issues. In addition to finalizing the academic plan for the new College of Health, the board also elected officers for the next two years and heard an admissions report that "bodes well for enrollment.”
March 9, 2016
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has taken action on several issues. In addition to finalizing the academic plan for the new College of Health, the board also elected officers for the next two years and heard an admissions report that "bodes well for enrollment."
March 6, 2016
Story notes that a mobile app supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation during 2014-15 increased the number of Ball State University freshmen who returned to the school for their sophomore year.
March 4, 2016
Source: WISH-TV
Story quotes Tim Carter, a Ball State biology professor, and members of his student research team.
March 4, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
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