Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette
July 16, 2014
Building Better Communities initiative has established a regional office in downtown Fort Wayne.
July 14, 2014
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
June 23, 2014
A Ball State student is featured.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story.
June 9, 2014
Story says work to begin soon on Ball State complex named for Venderly, wife.
June 4, 2014
Ball State's geothermal project gets endorsement.
June 3, 2014
Ball State's geothermal project is featured.
May 16, 2014
Editorial examines Dr. Gora's impact on Ball State.
May 7, 2014
Story notes Ball State's role in app's development.
April 27, 2014
HPL director Scott Trappe pens a guest column.
April 13, 2014
Story focuses on new book by Wes Gehring, telecommunications professor.
February 13, 2014
Scott Hall, family studies professor, is quoted.
November 22, 2013
Region beats US for growth in personal income in '12
While the city had a larger percentage gain, Fort Wayne continues to lag significantly behind the national average annual income, which is more than $45,000. There’s still reason to stand up and cheer, said Michael Hicks, a professor of economics at Ball State University and director of the school’s Center for Business and Economic Research. He attributes the higher income percentage to companies paying employees more and an influx of workers into the job market.
February 3, 2013
Heed leaders' cautions on college funds
President Jo Ann Gora of Ball State University told legislators last month that a cumulative loss of $77 million is “unsustainable."BSU is punished for raising admissions standards, she said. "We would like a greater recognition of the quality of the education experience," Gora said in an interview, noting that the university increased its graduation rate by 12 percent over the past decade. "We believe, and our trustees believe, in our approach. That is why we are so troubled that this formula does not recognize our success."