November 11, 2015
PhysOrg.com: Worrying about work when you are not at work
Story notes planning how to resolve incomplete work tasks can help employees switch off from work and enjoy their evenings. That is one of the conclusions of research by Brandon Smit, a psychological science instructor, and was published in the Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology.
October 28, 2015
PhysOrg.com: Aquatic systems researcher to join international effort to study rivers on large scale
Story notes that Ball State's Mark Pyron is joining an international effort to study how large river systems on two continents support life and how climate change could affect those ecosystems.
March 10, 2015
Phys Org: Errors in property assessments hardest on low-income homeowners
Story notes a CBER study that found 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.
May 12, 2014
Phys Org: College students not embracing tablets as originally predicted, study finds
Mike Hanley, journalism professor, is quoted.
Note: Story also was posted by E Science News.
December 31, 2013
PhysOrg: Simulation helps unravel ancient Roman puzzle
An enduring mystery of archaeology involving a well-known historical site in ancient Rome is being quietly unraveled in Indiana, thanks to a sophisticated computer simulation created by Ball State University digital artists. This story was also posted by eScience News.