January 26, 2018
Story notes that after the Indiana Ways and Means Committee approved the amendment to HB1315, allowing Ball State University to appoint and govern the Muncie Community Schools, BSU President Geoffrey S. Mearns says the process will be very public. The bill next goes to the House floor, where it will be considered by all members and is subject to amendments.
January 25, 2018
Story notes that starting next school year, Ball State will become the latest Indiana college to offer gender-inclusive housing. Note: CBS 4 also reported on the issue. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
January 4, 2018
Story notes that poor health can make cold temps more intense, says Ball State University experts. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 11, 2016
Story notes that the punter for the Indianapolis Colts, Pat McAfee, and his film & TV production company are filming a pilot for a student talent competition called “U Got It” Live taping will take place at Ball State University on Dec. 12 and 13. Note: Fox 59 and CBS 4 also updated stories on the project.
May 20, 2016
Story notes the Ball State Board of Trustees is seeking community input on the university’s next president during a forum Monday at 7 p.m. at the Alumni Center on West Bethel Avenue. The Board conducted six open sessions in April as part of the search for a new university president.
May 17, 2016
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has scheduled an additional forum to provide public input on desired qualities and areas of emphasis for the new president. The forum is set for next Monday at 7 p.m. at the Alumni Center on West Bethel Avenue. The Board conducted six open sessions in April as part of the search for a new university president.
May 3, 2016
Story notes Ball State’s spring commencement is this Saturday on the Fine Arts Terrace at 10 a.m.
December 17, 2015
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
October 29, 2014
Research by Amber Haroldson, a family and consumer sciences professor, is cited.