Star Press

May 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State has achieved the Health Champion Designation from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes companies and organizations that inspire and encourage organizational well-being and is part of the Association’s Wellness Lives Here initiative.
Topic: Athletics
May 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State University's Bracken Library has opened a new exhibit featuring photographs taken by Muncie residents Roger Pelham and Ralph Satterlee of the Indianapolis 500 from the 1950s through the 1970s.
May 16, 2016
Story notes after leading Ball State to one of its best seasons in recent history, men's basketball head coach James Whitford finalized a contract extension with the program Monday afternoon.
May 15, 2016
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has scheduled a seventh public forum to provide input on desired qualities of and areas of emphasis for the new president.
April 25, 2016
Story notes Ball State University is sponsoring a free public teach-in to advance the potential of the community's local food, energy and water systems through entrepreneurship.
March 15, 2016
Story notes Ball State will hold its first spring practice March 22, which will also be the first practice under new head coach Mike Neu.
March 15, 2016
The story notes it could be well into the 2016-17 academic year before a new president takes over at Ball State. Rick Hall, chairman of the university's board of trustee, discussed a timetable.
January 23, 2016
Story cites research by psychology instructor Brandon Smit.
January 19, 2016
Story focuses on former Ball State President John J. Pruis died Saturday at Westminster Village.
Topic: President
January 8, 2016
Story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson.
Topic: President
January 8, 2016
Story notes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson attended the event announcing Mike Neu as the new football coach. President Ferguson addresses the crowd on the video accompanying the story.
Topic: President
January 6, 2016
Story quotes Jagdish Khubchandani, Ball State professor of community health.
December 15, 2015
Story quotes Alex Kartman, a telecommunications instructor.
December 8, 2015
Story notes Moody's Investors Service has assigned an Aa3 rating (high quality, very low credit risk) to Ball State University's latest bond issue — $60 million for more residence hall renovation.
Topic: President
December 7, 2015
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks from Monday's Economic Outlook luncheon.
December 6, 2015
Story features Beth Turcotte, the George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Theatre, who stepped up to lead the organization for three years while taking a sabbatical from her position at Ball State.
December 4, 2015
Story features Eva Zygmunt, an associate professor of early childhood education, and Jon Clausen, an associate professor at Ball State, where he works in the Department of Educational Studies and teaches courses in educational technology.
December 3, 2015
Story notes Ball State University President Paul W. Ferguson was among the speakers at Thursday's ribbon-cutting. The university, local schools and foundations and groups have provided funding or pledged support for the project.
Topic: President
November 26, 2015
The Star Press: Moses gets 'second family' through Best Buddies
Story features men's basketball player Trey Moses.
November 23, 2015
The Star Press: Don’t wait until holidays are over to exercise
Story quotes Selen Razon, an assistant professor of sport and exercise psychology at Ball State University.
November 23, 2015
The Star Press: Telescope expands view from BSU
Story notes Ball State University faculty and students can watch the skies in northern Africa without leaving Muncie now that they have remote access to a telescope in the Canary Islands.
November 22, 2015
The Star Press: Donor excited for progress on football facility
Story features Ron and Joan Venderly, who made donations for a new football facility outside Scheumann Stadium.
November 18, 2015
The Star Press: Late night campout for Dave a tradition
Story notes in what has become a tradition, dozens of Ball State University students camped out to get tickets for David Letterman's return to campus.
November 16, 2015
The Star Press: New video boards a hit for Cardinals
Story notes the $1.2-million video boards, which were installed in August and used in the fall for volleyball, are a sparkling addition to an already first-rate facility.
November 14, 2015
The Star Press: Have a healthy holiday - without the smartphone
Story quotes Jagdish Khubchandani, a community health professor.
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