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.)

March 29, 2015
Source: Deseret News
The story cites a 2001 study by Jerrell Cassady, professor of educational psychology at Ball State, who wanted to know how test anxiety impacts performance on the SAT.
March 28, 2015
The story links to Sutton Foster's 2012 commencement speech at Ball State, where she teaches theater.
Note: Pop Culture and Last Note also posted this story.
Topic: Fine Arts
March 28, 2015
Story notes that social work students from Ball State this week began canvassing Richmond’s north side to assist Townsend Community Center with a needs assessment.
March 28, 2015
Story features Jill Coleman, a geography professor.
March 27, 2015
Story notes that Dagney Faulk and Mike Hicks at Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research have written another excellent study of Indiana property taxes.
Topic: Economy
March 27, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that President Ferguson participated in the event.
Topic: President
March 26, 2015
Story quotes Joseph Marchal, a religious studies professor at Ball State.
Note: The Star Press and WNDU-TV also quoted Marchal in stories on the issue.
March 26, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
March 25, 2015
Story quotes Dom Caristi, a telecommunications professor.
Topic: CCIM
March 25, 2015
Story notes that Ball State students from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences have organized a fried chicken dinner Saturday at Post 137.
March 25, 2015
Source: Water World
Story notes that several faculty and students from Ball State are returning to Mount Everest this May to expand their research into how extensively human waste left by climbers is contaminating water resources on the mountain.
March 24, 2015
Story notes that Ball State students are producing a wide range of programing in the newly opened Video News Studio, the final piece of the $4 million Unified Media Lab (UML).
Topics: CCIM, President
March 23, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story discusses football team's future schedules.
Note: Various media outlets across the nation posted similar stories.
Topic: Athletics
March 21, 2015
President Ferguson is quoted in a story about how state colleges increasing the number of graduates while education levels haven't budged quotes.
Topic: President
March 20, 2015
Story features Ball State graduate Marlon Llewellyn.
Topic: Alumni
March 19, 2015
Story notes a Ball State study found that Indiana should review its property assessment practices because errors are causing some low-income homeowners to pay too much in property taxes while well-off homeowners pay too little.
Topic: Economy
March 18, 2015
The story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson and Roger Lavery, dean of the College of Communication, Information, and Media.
Topic: President
March 17, 2015
The founder of Papa John's Pizza International Inc. will speak at Ball State 's Spring Commencement Ceremony. John Schnatter will also receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from his alma mater.
Note: WISE-TV also posted this story.
Topic: Speakers
March 16, 2015
Source: Barron's
Story notes that South by Southwest conference’s “Accelerator” was hosted by Brad King, an assistant journalism professor at Ball State.
Topic: CCIM
March 16, 2015
Source: Hustlebelt
The story notes the actor demonstrated a dance dedicated to Ball State before he spoke in Emens.
Topic: Speakers
March 16, 2015
Story notes that Ball State researchers are studying the impact of human waste on Mount Everest's water resources.
March 16, 2015
Story notes that Ball State researchers are studying the impact of human waste on Mount Everest's water resources.
March 15, 2015
Story quotes Dagney Faulk, the center's research director — who led the study with co-author and center director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
March 14, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story profiles Mark Sandy, Ball State's new athletics director.
March 13, 2015
Story notes that Sutton Foster is on the Ball State faculty as a teacher and advisor to the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Topic: Fine Arts
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