News Articles in College of Communication Information and Media

December 10, 2014
December 2, 2014
Ball State students advance work on local Freedom BusAn interdisciplinary team of Ball State students is advancing the dreams of local leaders to turn a retired city bus into a mobile museum exploring the history of civil rights in east central Indiana. When completed in January 2016, the Freedom Bus will visit schools and be made available for other events across the region.
October 6, 2014
College Choice names Ball State’s online education program one of the top 50 in the nation.
September 18, 2014
Ball BrothersAn immersive learning class led by Chris Flook, a telecommunications instructor, produced a documentary on the Ball brothers.
August 28, 2014
Fourteen artists have contributed hand-painted violins to be auctioned off benefiting Emens Auditorium, including local artists (left to right), Tom Howard, Patricia Kreigh and Nate HarmonA yearlong celebration of Emens Auditorium's 50th anniversary season will culminate with a Sept. 27 dinner on the Emens stage along with a silent auction featuring violins hand painted by 14 artists.
August 21, 2014
Ball State has announced the names of high-achieving students who've captured top national honors during the 2013-14 academic year.
August 15, 2014
Ten Ball State faculty members recognized for exemplary scholarship, service and professional achievements have been named distinguished professors.
July 17, 2014
Ball State’s student-managed news organization to find the stories that other media may be missing this year at the Indiana State Fair.
June 9, 2014
A new study finds Indiana residents support key components of the Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate to buy insurance, but a minority support the law overall.
April 22, 2014
A new study finds that while smartphone usage has increased, college students are not embracing tablets as many experts had expected. And students are still annoyed by mobile ads.
April 3, 2014
An immersive learning class at Ball State University has created a documentary and website providing a detailed look at the Delaware Native American experience in Indiana.
April 2, 2014
Ball State University’s Department of Journalism will award Kansas City Star reporter Eric Adler the 2014 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award.
April 2, 2014
Book cover of 'Will Cuppy' by Wes GehringBall State telecommunications professor Wes Gehring examines the tragic life of Hoosier-born Will Cuppy, one of the nation’s leading satirists in the first half of the 20th century.
March 17, 2014
Sports Link will produce social media content for NCAA March Madness Live on more platforms than ever.
February 20, 2014
Four new immersive learning seminars at Ball State's Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry will enhance visitors’ experience at the David Owsley Museum of Art, help launch a traveling museum called Freedom Bus, examine religion in comic books and produce a series of short documentaries on the use of rail-based mass transit systems.
November 11, 2013
Twenty-four students are preparing to pack up their newsroom and head to Russia, for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. They will have the opportunity to gain experience in journalism, telecommunications, photojournalism, public relations and graphic design by providing behind-the-scenes coverage of the winter international competition through BSU at the Games, which serves as a student-managed news agency.
October 24, 2013
Telecommunications instructor, Chris FlookTelecommunications instructor Chris Flook documents Indiana’s courthouse squares to showcase the historical structures.
September 16, 2013
Fall speaker line up touches all interestsA notable broadcast journalist, legendary basketball coach and A-list film star are among those headlining this fall's line-up of speakers coming to Ball State University.
August 8, 2013
April 8, 2013
Rukmini Callimachi, West Africa bureau chief with The Associated Press, has won the 2013 Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award presented annually by Ball State's Department of Journalism.
March 20, 2013
SportsLink oversees social media for March MadnessSports Link will play a major role in covering one of the largest sporting events in the country — the 2013 NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament.
March 20, 2013
Alumnus Mike Smith has donated $125,000 to establish the Marilyn Weaver Faculty Fellowship.
February 26, 2013
The smartphone may be the center of the world for many college students, but they’re growing weary of the ads, says a Ball State researcher.
October 31, 2012
Ticket Distribution Process for ‘A Conversation with David Letterman and Oprah Winfrey’
October 18, 2012
West Lafayette, Ind., businessman Mark Holden gives Ball State $1 million to build the Holden Strategic Communications Center and launch the Unified Media Lab.
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