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August 24, 2015
Story notes that Ball State President Paul Ferguson has appointed distinguished professor Michael Goldsby as what you could call the school’s first CEO (chief entrepreneurship officer).
Topic: President
August 3, 2015
Story reviews how Ball State football players are working in the community over the summer.
Topic: Athletics
July 24, 2015
“Providing a contemporary teaching, research and clinic facility to educate the healthcare workers of the future is another significant demonstration of our commitment to serve our students as well as the citizens of Indiana,” said Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson, the first scientist to head Ball State.
July 16, 2015
Story notes that Ball State is the state’s biggest gainer, and the East Central Region of Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s biggest loser, in a new report of on-time college completion rates.
July 14, 2015
Story features Ron Kaitchuck, a Ball State astronomy professor, who examines the latest photos of Pluto.
July 13, 2015
Story cites "From Magic City to Middletown: Ball State University Libraries Celebrate Muncie's Sesquicentennial with Exhibits."
July 3, 2015
The Ball State University Foundation adopted strategies to divest in fossil fuels, which was positively received.
Topic: President
April 26, 2015
Story notes that Members of Ball State Sports Link – a student sports media program at Ball State – thought shooting this new basketball league that prioritizes academics would be a great project, but they had no idea it'd turn into what supervisor Chris Taylor called "a game-changer."
Topic: CCIM
April 13, 2015
Story notes that about 60 current Ball State students are digital forensics minor. Required courses include criminology, policing, criminal evidence, criminal law, computer science, computer security, digital forensics and geographic information systems.
April 12, 2015
Story notes that Ball State launched a football app, a part of the Ball State athletics app dedicated solely to going in-depth with the football team. It provides a range of content from video and panorama images to team history and alumni events.
Topic: Athletics
April 9, 2015
Story quotes AD Mark Sandy.
April 9, 2015
Chris Flook, a telecommunications professor, pens a guest column.
Topic: CCIM
April 4, 2015
John Koumoulides, a retired history professor from Ball State, pens a guest column.
April 2, 2015
Story notes that shortly after Gov. Mike Pence signed the "religious freedom" law on Thursday, Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson released a statement concerning new legislation to fix the controversial measure.
Topic: President
March 27, 2015
Story notes that President Ferguson participated in the event.
Topic: President
March 26, 2015
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
March 23, 2015
Story discusses football team's future schedules.
Note: Various media outlets across the nation posted similar stories.
Topic: Athletics
March 14, 2015
Story profiles Mark Sandy, Ball State's new athletics director.
March 12, 2015
Story notes that the chairman of the Indiana Senate Appropriations Committee says it’s “almost mandatory” that the Legislature fund construction of new science and health professions facilities at Ball State.
Topic: President
March 8, 2015
Story notes that the Mounds Lake reservoir proposal has come under fire in a new set of critiques released in recent days by Ball State University experts in urban planning, biology, anthropology, archeology, geology and economics.
Note: Inside Indiana Business posted a similar story.
February 22, 2015
Star Press: Polar plunge, dance marathon raise money
Story notes events at Ball State.
Note: WTHR-13 also reported on the dance marathon.
February 21, 2015
Star Press: Burris principal Miller passionate about her job
Story features Burris administrator.
February 18, 2015
Star Press: Student-created app enhances art museum visits
Story quotes Ball State faculty member Timothy Berg.
February 8, 2015
Star Press: BSU blocks 36 million emails a month
Story quotes Philip Repp, vice president of information technology.
February 6, 2015
Star Press: BSU president unveils 'risky' strategic plan
Story reviews President Ferguson's state of the university address.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story to media in the Midwest, including the Chicago Tribune, WANE-TV and WTHR-13.
Topic: President
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