College of Sciences and Humanities

September 17, 2015
Source: WRTV 6
Story quotes Brandon Waite, a political science professor, and several Ball State students.
August 26, 2015
Story quotes Brandon Waite, a Ball State political science professor. Note: Story was distributed by Network Indiana.
August 7, 2015
Source: WIBC FM
Story quotes Joe Losco, a political science professor.
July 22, 2015
Source: UPI
UPI interviews geologist Lee Florea about his upcoming trek.
July 14, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story features Ron Kaitchuck, a Ball State astronomy professor, who examines the latest photos of Pluto.
July 9, 2015
Source: WLBC FM
WLBC quotes David Call.
June 12, 2015
USA Today cites a study done by Jagdish Khubchandani, a community health education professor.
June 8, 2015
Source: WTHR-13
David Call and his storm chasers see tornadoes in Colorado.
June 3, 2015
Source: WTHR-13
Ball State researchers are continuing a study of urban deer in Bloomington.
May 13, 2015
Associated Press: Ball State students write app offering tours of state parks
Associated Press: Ball State students write app offering tours of state park
April 29, 2015
WIBC-FM: Hoosier criminologists speak out on Baltimore
Source: WIBC FM
Story quotes Bryan Byers, a criminal justice professor.
April 25, 2015
Indianapolis Business Journal: LOU'S VIEWS: Ball State poet's new book combines dread, humor
Story notes that in his new book, “Dirty Bomb” (Oberlin College Press), Ball State professor Mark Neely looks, poetically, at the impact of terror—actually more like the impact of fear of terror and of terror talk from politicians and the news media—on our everyday lives.
April 24, 2015
WKYC-TV: One in 10 Americans may suffer from severe weather phobia
Source: WKYC TV
Story cites research by Jill Coleman, a geography professor.
April 22, 2015
WRTV-6: Farming the skyline: Urban farms continue to thrive in Indianapolis
Source: WRTV 6
Story quotes Ball State visiting professor Lucas Brown.
April 13, 2015
Star Press: BSU students learn cyber forensics
Source: Star Press
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 11, 2015
Caroline Naturally: A spider's changing colors
Story features research by Gary Dodson, a biology professor.
April 10, 2015
Indiana State Parks: New app showcases Ball State's immersive learning project
Story quotes Ron Morris, a Ball State history professor.
April 9, 2015
Discovery Channel: Ball State identifies spider that can change color
Story cites research by Gary Dodson, a biology professor.
April 6, 2015
Science Blog: Tricky spider can change color to blend in when hunting
Source: Science Blog
Story features research by Gary Dodson, a biology professor.
April 4, 2015
Star Press: Symbolism tied to much of our Easter traditions
Source: Star Press
John Koumoulides, a retired history professor from Ball State, pens a guest column.
April 2, 2015
Environmental Monitor: Thousands of Mount Everest hikers add to area's groundwater contamination
Story quotes Kirsten Nicholson, professor of geological sciences at Ball State.
April 1, 2015
AgriNews: Study casts doubt on Mounds Lake reservoir proposal
Source: AgriNews
Experts at Ball State say they’ve found problems with a recently released feasibility study done for a proposed reservoir in central Indiana.
April 1, 2015
Cosmopolitan: Will more guns soon be allowed on college campuses?
Source: Cosmopolitan
Story notes that 95 percent of college presidents wanting to keep their campuses gun-free, according to a study from Ball State.
March 28, 2015
Richmond Palladium Item: Ball State students canvass for Townsend
Story notes that social work students from Ball State this week began canvassing Richmond’s north side to assist Townsend Community Center with a needs assessment.
March 28, 2015
Weather Channel: How to deal with severe weather phobia
Story features Jill Coleman, a geography professor.
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