November 1, 2017
Story notes a few Ball State University students will participate in an international piano competition right on campus. For the third year, Ball State will be one of a handful of sites worldwide to host the preliminary round of the Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
October 16, 2017
Story notes the NCAA is growing its partnership with Ball State University's Sports Link program. Students in the program, who have worked on social media creation for men’s and women’s basketball tournaments for the last seven years, will now have the opportunity to work on additional NCAA championships. Note: UMC’s media team shared this information with state and local media outlets.
September 18, 2015
Story quotes Ball State student Lemuel Turner, who appeared on a television show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.
August 27, 2015
Story notes that Dillon Welch, a Ball State student and son of FOX NASCAR reporter/host Vince Welch, also a Ball State graduate, joins the Motor Racing Network (MRN) team as a turn announcer for an upcoming race broadcast.
August 10, 2015
Story by Kara Berg, a Ball State student reporter.
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.
February 12, 2014
Student to appear on game show.
December 2, 2013
Profile of Paige Rawl, a Ball State freshman, who speaks of how she was bullied in junior high and high school when her classmates discovered she was HIV positive (she was infected at birth). She has taken that experience and turned it into a personal crusade to educate people about the disease and how to treat people who are infected. She has won a number of national honors for her campaign. Story shows her going through her daily routine here on campus.
April 30, 2013
Ball State creates student-run interior design firm partnership.
April 8, 2013
If in recent weeks you've watched fearsome blocks, monster dunks and other exciting college hoops scenes online on your mobile device, chances are Columbus native Luke Martin helped bring them to you.
Martin, a sophomore at Ball State University, is part of a team of students that is helping Turner Sports bring the most exciting scenes of March Madness to viewers in real time. (NOTE: This story was distributed by Associated Press and appeared in The Indianapolis Star on April 7.)
January 14, 2013
Women at the meeting here said there are some bright spots in the discipline. At a table in a room displaying philosophy books for sale, three undergraduate women sat with copies of the undergraduate philosophy journal Stance. Undergraduates at Ball State University produce it, and all of its authors are students. The journal was started by a female student in 2006, and its current editor is female, as are the authors of about half of the papers in its latest issue.
David W. Concepcion, chairman of Ball State's department of philosophy and religious studies, is the journal's managing editor. He cajoled Kiley Neal, a soft-spoken senior majoring in creative writing with a minor in philosophy, to be this year's editor in chief.
"Being editor of a journal is a big step for me," said Ms. Neal. "But if Dave thinks I can do it, I can do it."
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