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 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.
June 8, 2015
Source: WTHR-13
David Call and his storm chasers see tornadoes in Colorado.
June 4, 2015
Source: BBC
BBC News interviews CBER director Michael Hicks.
June 3, 2015
Source: WTHR-13
Ball State researchers are continuing a study of urban deer in Bloomington.
June 1, 2015
Ball State's Mike Goldsby says college students learn about assessing opportunity and risk while managing resources.
May 21, 2015
Indiana Public Radio: Ball State's Al Rent remembers the contributions of David Letterman.
Topic: Alumni
May 18, 2015
Barry Umansky, telecommunications professor, pens a guest column on why Congress should act quickly on net neutrality.
Topic: CCIM
May 18, 2015
Ball State University President Paul W. Ferguson is talking about his first year on campus, and continues to focus on his Centennial Commitment plan.
May 14, 2015
New research from Ball State's Center For Business and Economic Research suggests businesses in counties with a public bus system can save millions of dollars per year in employee turnover costs.
May 13, 2015
Associated Press: Ball State students write app offering tours of state park
May 13, 2015
USA TODAY: A Ball State student reviews her trip to Cuba
Topic: CCIM
May 6, 2015
Ball State University Board of Trustees has approved several new degree programs. They include two master's and four new bachelor's degrees in areas like astronomy and Chinese.
Topic: President
April 29, 2015
Source: WIBC FM
Story quotes Bryan Byers, a criminal justice professor.
April 26, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Members of Ball State Sports Link – a student sports media program at Ball State – thought shooting this new basketball league that prioritizes academics would be a great project, but they had no idea it'd turn into what supervisor Chris Taylor called "a game-changer."
Topic: CCIM
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