Ball State In The News

Following is a list of recent, noteworthy mentions of Ball State in the national, regional, and Indiana media. Where possible, the appropriate links are provided. However, we cannot assure that all links will remain active for the duration of this listing. (Some sites may also require free registration or request demographic data before providing the information.)

April 28, 2014
Detroit News: Truth on the wage gap
Source: Detroit News
CBER director Michael Hicks pens a guest column.
Topic: Economy
April 27, 2014
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette: Ball State's friends in sky high places
HPL director Scott Trappe pens a guest column.
April 26, 2014
My San Antonio: Indiana students get chance to touch moon rock
Story focuses on NASA's visit to campus.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story to media across the nation.
April 25, 2014
Chronicle of Higher Education: Students prefer smartphones and laptops to tablets, study finds
Michael Hanley, journalism professor, is quoted.
Topic: CCIM
April 25, 2014
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Top 30 women in higher education
Ball State's Charlene Alexander is listed.
April 24, 2014
Ed Tech Magazine: Google Glass explorers share experiences at colleges across America
Story mentions Ball State's research project with the device.
Topic: CCIM
April 24, 2014
Mobile 361: Angela Ahrendts joining Apple next week
Source: Mobile 361
Update on Ball State graduate.
Topics: CCIM, Alumni
April 23, 2014
Campus Technology: Tech-enabled journalism: 8 Ways Ball State is Rewriting the Story
BSU at the Games is featured.
Topic: CCIM
April 23, 2014
Computer World: Fewer college students use tablets; may be a sign device doesn't boost productivity
Ball State research is featured.
Note: This story was shared by various CW sites.
Topic: CCIM
April 23, 2014
Seattle Post-Intelligencer: New Ball State planetarium to open this fall
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally.
April 22, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Architect Daniel Overbey finds niche in sustainable design
Ball State graduate is featured.
April 19, 2014
Richmond Palladium-Item: District consolidation could benefit some schools
A study by CBER is focus of story.
Topic: Economy
April 15, 2014
Current in Carmel: Carmel Author: Cycling an emerging sport
Study features Ball State graduate.
Topic: Alumni
April 14, 2014
Business 2 Community: The social CEO how 15 top CEOs started using Twitter
Story features Ball State graduate Angela Ahrendts, SVP of retail and online stores for Apple.
Topic: Alumni
April 13, 2014
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette: Biography touts long-forgotten Auburn-born satirist
Story focuses on new book by Wes Gehring, telecommunications professor.
Topic: CCIM
April 8, 2014
NUVO: Letterman born of TV's '70s Hoosier heyday
Source: NUVO
Story looks at Letterman's life, including his time at Ball State.
Topics: Alumni, CCIM
April 7, 2014
Decatur Daily Democrat: Lights, camera, action!
Story reviews a Ball State student team doing a video on bullying.
Topic: CCIM
April 5, 2014
Indianapolis Business Journal: Stations take news wars into wee hours
Phil Bremen, telecommunications professor, is quoted.
Topic: CCIM
April 5, 2014
iPhone Canada: Check out this sound amplifier for iPhone created from handblown glass
Ball State faculty member is featured.
Topic: Fine Arts
April 3, 2014
Crawfordsville Journal Review: BSU students find 250 archaeology sites in Montgomery County
Ball State students found 250 archaeological sites in seven months while surveying southern Montgomery County. Their survey increased the county’s overall archaeological site total to 691.
March 31, 2014
Crain's Chicago Business: Rauners got a man crush on former Indiana Gov. Daniels
Ray Scheele, political science professor, is quoted.
March 31, 2014
Lexington Herald-Leader: New app will help visitors to Perryville Battlefield State Historic site
Story features Ball State students creating app for Civil War state park.
Note: Hispanic Business and the Targeted News Service also posted this story.
March 31, 2014
Logansport Pharos-Tribune: Team studying differences among Indiana deer
Update on Ball State research project.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story statewide.
March 30, 2014
Star Press: Music and Memory: BSU students bring tunes, nursing home patients to life
Source: Star Press
Music provides joy, clarity for local Alzheimer's patients: A gripping look at the efforts by group of Ball State University T-Comm students, led by Professor Mike Gerhard, as they work with local Alzheimer's patients, using the joy of music, at The Woodlands.
Topic: CCIM
March 29, 2014
Today's Energy Solutions: Goodbye coal, hello geothermal
Update on Ball State's geothermal project.
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