November 13, 2017
Story notes the majority of high school principals say teen dating violence is an issue in their schools, according to a study from Ball State University that found most American high schools are unprepared to adequately address the issue. Note: WEVV-TV also reported on the study. Placements are due to a news release developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 8, 2017
Story notes the latest findings of the 2017 Hoosier Study from Ball State’s Bowen Center. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 6, 2017
Story notes that David Leblanc, a professor of biology at Ball State University who specializes in forest ecology, was among the 228 scientists who signed the letter, which was delivered to Gov. Holcomb's office last week.
October 31, 2017
Story notes about 50 percent approved of the job Pence is doing as vice president, while 37 percent disapproved, according to the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2017 Hoosier Survey. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
October 24, 2017
Story notes that only 38 percent of 600 adult Hoosiers surveyed for the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2017 Hoosier Survey recognized the names of Reps. Todd Rokita, R-Brownsburg, and Luke Messer, R-Shelbyville. Note: WSCH-FM also posted a story on the survey. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
June 9, 2017
Story notes that a dozen years ago, Daryle Zybert signed up to be a reading tutor at a Washington Township elementary school and was assigned to a shy third-grader named Corey White. That boy is now a man — a no-longer-shy 21-year-old college student who attends Ball State University and calls Zybert “my best friend.”
October 7, 2016
Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail and online stores and an Indiana native, was on hand to highlight the improvements.
September 19, 2016
Story notes the National Geographic Channel is promoting the return of David Letterman, a Ball State graduate, as a correspondent for climate-change documentary series “Years of Living Dangerously.”
Topic: Alumni
June 15, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
May 31, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: The Star Press also posted this story.
May 29, 2016
Story notes six Indiana florists used their flower-arranging skills to interpret six pieces of art at the David Owsley Museum of Art at Ball State University.
April 29, 2016
Story notes two 20-year-olds saw a need for commercial drone aerial photos and videos and a place where people could rent those services.
February 18, 2016
Story notes the pilot episode for the new reality music competition, "The Song," will be filmed throughout Muncie beginning March 9, culminating with a "reveal" concert open to a public live studio audience at 7 p.m. March 12 at Pruis Hall.
January 11, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
December 17, 2015
Story notes a new IndyStar poll, conducted with Ball State University, shows Hoosiers support expanding the state civil rights law to include sexual orientation and gender identity, with 50.2 percent in favor and 35.1 percent opposed. Joe Losco, director of Ball State’s Bowen Center, is quoted.
December 14, 2015
Column quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
November 20, 2015
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
November 5, 2015
Story notes in 2004, The Star Press asked Thad Godish, a Ball State University industrial hygienist, to investigate long-standing complaints of a musty, moldy odor in New Castle. Standing outside the Metaldyne factory, a maker of automobile chassis products, he said the odor was coming from metal-working fluids.
October 30, 2015
Story quotes Raymond Scheele, a professor emeritus of political science at Ball State.
October 17, 2015
Yaron Ayalon, a history professor, pens a guest column.
October 7, 2015
August 4, 2015
Story quotes HPL director Scott Trappe.
July 14, 2015
Story notes that Alexa Kapsalis, a recent Ball State graduate, leaves in September for challenging mission trip around the world.
Topic: Alumni
April 17, 2015
Story notes that Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, included a $2 million appropriation in the Senate version of Indiana's next two-year budget to launch the Launch effort. He's called on Ball State's Entrepreneurship Center to be the flux in this effort to make it work across Indiana.​ Other media posting similar stories included the Indianapolis Business Journal, WIBC-FM and WISH-TV.
Topic: Economy
April 14, 2015
Story profiles the Ball State graduate.
Topic: Alumni