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.)

November 22, 2016
Story notes the Carmel Clay Historical Society is working with Ball State students to create an app that will provide photos from the community’s past.
November 22, 2016
Story notes Ball State students studying landscape architecture have created plans for the former plant, involving the use of the 11 remaining kilns for museums containing information about the brick-making process, the history of the plant and the history of the community. Other buildings might be re-purposed as office space for Save the Medora Brick Plant.
November 17, 2016
Source: Star Press
In a round up of Ball State sports news, story notes Ball State and Miami, two Mid-American Conference universities separated by a little more than 70 miles, will make their football contest a ‘Red Bird Rivalry’ trophy game beginning in 2017.
November 11, 2016
Source: WLBC FM
Story notes that the punter for the Indianapolis Colts, Pat McAfee, and his film & TV production company are filming a pilot for a student talent competition called “U Got It” Live taping will take place at Ball State University on Dec. 12 and 13. Note: Fox 59 and CBS 4 also updated stories on the project.
November 11, 2016
Story notes a course submitted from Ball State University’s Architecture program. The fourth-year studio stipulates that designs be zero net energy and incorporate socially resilient housing; works produced can then be built the following semester.
Topic: CAP
November 10, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story features Patrick Weber, a 47-year-old social work major at Ball State University who is one of 180 veterans taking classes on the college's campus. He's also one of about 25-30 students registered with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the university's disability office.
November 9, 2016
Source: WISH-TV
Story notes Colts star Pat McAfee is beefing up his off-field career in the entertainment industry, preparing to shoot a pilot episode for a talent competition in December. Note: Inside Indiana Business, The Star Press and The Indianapolis Star also reported on the project.
November 5, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes after raising nearly $2,000 during last year's annual “A Night to Remember” benefit, one Ball State student service group plans to raise more money and continue spreading joy to local Alzheimer's and dementia patients. The fourth annual “A Night to Remember” benefit show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Pruis Hall.
November 4, 2016
Story notes that Ball State is ranked at No. 14.
November 4, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: This story was reposted by NPR affiliates across the nation. Inside Indiana Business and WKMS-FM, Indianapolis Business Journal, Detroit Free Press, Springfield News-Sun and Dayton Daily News also quoted Hicks about wages and employment. These placements are due to a story idea distributed by DSC’s media strategy team.
November 1, 2016
Story notes proceeds will benefit Music & Memory-Ball State, a nonprofit whose mission is to bring personalized iPod music mixes to Alzheimer’s and dementia patients.
October 31, 2016
Story quotes Joe Losco, Bowen Center director and political science professor., and cites the WISH-TV/Bowen Center survey. Note: Losco was also interviewed by WIBC-FM. WISH-TV, WTHI-TV and several other Indiana media outlets also reported on the survey.
October 29, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story focuses on two Ball State students.
October 28, 2016
Story quotes Ramon Avila, marketing professor. Note: This placement was a result of a story idea pitched by DSC’s media strategy team.
October 27, 2016
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Story notes that members of Save the Medora Brick Plant recently sat down with students from the Ball State’s landscape architect department at the Medora Senior Citizens Center. Story also quotes Peter Ellery, an instructor of landscape architecture at Ball State.
October 27, 2016
Story notes the Indiana Supreme Court gaveled into session at Ball State on Thursday, hearing a sports injury case in front of an auditorium full of high school students. Note: Lakeshore Public Media also posted this story.
October 27, 2016
Story notes that according to a 2014 study published in the American Meteorological Society Journal, approximately one in 10 Americans may suffer from some degree of severe weather fear. Researchers from Ball State University and the University of Kansas said study participants reported feelings of anxiety and helplessness, increased heart pounding and the need to change their schedules when faced with a severe weather event.
October 26, 2016
Source: WISH-TV
Story notes that the Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Ball State University Thursday morning.
October 25, 2016
Story quotes Ramon Avila, a marketing professor. Note Dayton Daily News, Hamilton Journal-News and several other newspapers in Illinois and Ohio also posted this story. The placement was due to a story idea pitched by DSC’s media strategy team.
October 25, 2016
Story notes that Deborah Davis, a Ball State public relations professor, has been inducted into the Public Relations Society of America’s College of Fellows.
October 23, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story notes the Indiana Supreme Court will travel to Ball State University on Thursday, Oct. 27 to hold oral argument in a civil negligence case. The argument is in the case of Tresa Megenity v. David Dunn (22S04-1609-CT-00465). Note: This story is the result of a joint Supreme Court/Ball State press release managed through DSC’s media strategy team.
October 22, 2016
Source: Star Press
Photos showcase parade through the community.
October 21, 2016
Story notes students participating in the musical say they are excited to express themselves through the variety of jazz styles featured in the show.
Topic: Fine Arts
October 21, 2016
Source: WISH-TV
Story notes a group of Ball State University students are fighting back against drug abuse with cameras and questions.
October 21, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story showcases annual bed race.
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