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.)

January 25, 2016
Story quotes Jill Coleman, a geography professor.
January 25, 2016
Source: Daily Mail
Story quotes Jill Coleman, a geography professor.
January 23, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story cites research by psychology instructor Brandon Smit.
January 22, 2016
Story quotes several Ball State students.
January 22, 2016
Story quotes a research project by CBER’s Dagney Faulk and Michael Hicks. Note: Times of Northwest Indiana and WIBC-FM also posted a story on this study.
January 21, 2016
Story quotes Maoyong Fan, a Ball State economics professor.
January 21, 2016
Source: WTHI TV
Story notes Julie Halbig, vice president for government relations and community engagement, spoke about “quality of place” and how important that is to millennials.
January 21, 2016
Source: Sputnik News
Story quotes Cecil Bohanon, a Ball State economics professor.
January 20, 2016
Story quotes Jared New, a sophomore from Ball State
January 20, 2016
Source: Fox 28
Story cites research by Ball State’s Erica Payton, who teaches community health.
January 19, 2016
Story features Abby Foster, the 2016 Illinois Miss Fair Queen, an elementary education major at Ball State.
January 19, 2016
Story quotes Scott Inks,H.H. Gregg Center director, who details one of the largest university sales career fairs in the country.
January 19, 2016
Blogger quotes Kimberly Hurley, a physical education professor at Ball State.
January 19, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story focuses on former Ball State President John J. Pruis died Saturday at Westminster Village.
Topic: President
January 15, 2016
For the fifth year in a row, the U.S. News and World Report scored Ball State's online programs in the top 50 programs.
Topic: President
January 15, 2016
Story notes early 60 Hoosier companies and organizations, including Ball State, are being recognized by the American Heart Association for promoting physical activity and health. The most recent additions to the Fit-Friendly Worksites program moves the 2015 total to more than 140 businesses.
January 13, 2016
Source: WNDU TV
Story quotes John Emert, a mathematics professor. Note: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel also quoted Emert.
January 13, 2016
Source: WPTA TV
Story quotes Dom Caristi, a telecommunications professor.
January 13, 2016
Story quotes Lee Florea, an assistant professor of geological sciences.
January 12, 2016
Source: Ball State
Ball State University conferred 1,158 degrees during its 175th commencement.
Topic: President
January 12, 2016
Story notes Ball State was 34th on the list of overall college ranking while ranked first in the state and tied for 11th in the country for its graduate education programs. Ball State tied for 23rd for online nursing programs in the state.
January 12, 2016
Source: Ball State
Student teams created four commercials, each one reflecting a portion of the school’s refreshed vision hinging on student- and community-centered goals as a 21st century public research institution.
Topic: President
January 11, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
January 11, 2016
Story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson.
Topic: President
January 10, 2016
Story notes Ball State will soon begin airing commercials that students produced.
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