November 6, 2017
Story notes large banners and signs around the campus of Ball State University declare that at the Muncie school,“We Fly.”
Topic: We Fly
October 31, 2017
Story notes the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2017 Hoosier Survey says Pence had a 40 percent approval rating among Indiana residents when he was governor. Now that he’s Vice President, the poll says 50 percent of Hoosiers approve of the job Pence is doing. Note: WBDN-TV the Lafayette Journal and Courier also posted stories on the survey. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
July 13, 2017
Story quotes Ball State research assistant professor Emily Wornell, who says rural Indiana counties are seeing the most impact from immigrants. Note: Network Indiana distributed this story to PBS affiliates across Indiana. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
June 30, 2017
Story features an interview with Dustin Meeks, a Ball State student trustee.
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 3, 2016
Story notes this past weekend, Ball State hosted some of the world’s best in music and sound design for cinema. The fifth annual Cinesonika International Soundtrack Festival and Conference made its first appearance in the United States.
September 26, 2016
Story by Chris Flook, a telecommunications lecturer, who discusses how torchbearers are chosen.
September 21, 2016
Ball State student Luke Jones reports on the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay as it crisscrosses Indiana.
September 19, 2016
Story features Chris Flook, a Ball State telecommunications lecturer who is leading a group of students as they track the torch across the state. Note: Network Indiana distributed this story statewide to its affiliates.
Topic: CCIM
June 16, 2016
Middle school-aged girls gathered at Ball State University in Muncie this week to study biology, chemistry, and geology in real science labs. As IPR’s Keagan Beresford reports, the summer camp has become a place where girls are encouraged to pursue their interests in science while free of societal pressures
May 17, 2016
Story notes a new report from Ball State found a quarter million Hoosiers are living with serious mental illnesses. Note: Network Indiana distributed this story to affiliates across the state.
May 11, 2016
Story notes the Ball State Board of Trustees will hold another public forum to hear input on the desired qualities and areas of emphasis for the new president.
April 15, 2016
April 8, 2016
Story focuses on Jennifer Blackmer, a theater professor, who has received a $75,000 grant from the Tribeca Film Institute to turn her play into a film.
March 22, 2016
Story quotes Ryan Sparrow and Colleen Steffen, journalism professors.
March 14, 2016
The Ball State Board of Trustees says a search for the school’s new president could take well into the next academic year.
March 14, 2016
The Ball State Board of Trustees says a search for the school’s new president could take well into the next academic year.
February 23, 2016
Story notes a Ball State University program in residential property management has been given a state grant that aims to make more technical programs available to Hoosiers.
November 12, 2015
Story focuses on several students who began the ticket line Thursday.
November 12, 2015
Story notes that in an email sent to all students and staff, Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson says he plans to give a “State of Diversity” address next spring that will talk about recommendations from a previously established diversity council.
Topic: President
November 6, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks says communities need to focus on the basics when it comes to economic development, and not get too distracted by what he calls the “bells and whistles.”
October 29, 2015
Story notes that for the third straight year, Ball State University’s Rocky Horror Picture Show student organization will recreate the 1975 cult classic at midnight on Halloween.
October 21, 2015
Story quotes Ball State theater professor Beth Turcotte.
October 15, 2015
Story notes that a class of architecture graduate students at Ball State has tasked itself with creating a preservation plan for the city of Muncie in its 150th year.
August 26, 2015
Story quotes Brandon Waite, a Ball State political science professor. Note: Story was distributed by Network Indiana.