December 3, 2014
Story notes that a communication course at Ball State University is setting up students to see if engineering the right set of circumstances could make two people fall in love.
September 11, 2014
Huffington Post: State fair-goers fell in puppy love at this kissing booth, and you will too
A video story created by Ball State at the Stair Fair is posted.
Note: KPCU-TV (Houston, Texas) also posted this story.
September 10, 2014
Huffington Post: Attitudes of gratitude: Religious friends cultivate thankfulness
Sociologist Rachel Kraus of Ball State is quoted.
June 3, 2014
Huffington Post: Overwhelming Majority of College Presidents Oppose Allowing Guns on Campus, Research Finds
Research from Ball State University publicized Monday showed 95 percent of college presidents and chancellors oppose permiting firearms on their campuses.
May 7, 2014
Huffington Post: Women in Business: Q&A with Kate Endress, co-founder of DITTO
Story focuses on career of Ball State graduate.
September 22, 2013
Does Religion Increase or Decrease Parental Stress?
Fathers who said religion is important were more likely to strongly agree they are happy in their role as a parent, their study also indicated. A separate study analyzing data on 1,134 single mothers from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study indicated that religious participation "was associated with greater involvement with children, reduced parenting stress and a lower likelihood of engaging in corporal punishment." Sociologist Richard Petts of Ball State University reported the findings in the Journal of Marriage and Family.