Indianapolis Star

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
March 26, 2015
Indianapolis Star: RFRA reaction ranges from 'sad day' and 'harmful' to 'right thing to do'
Story quotes Joseph Marchal, a religious studies professor at Ball State.
Note: The Star Press and WNDU-TV also quoted Marchal in stories on the issue.
March 20, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Tully: Once a Ball State linebacker, now an education leader
Story features Ball State graduate Marlon Llewellyn.
Topic: Alumni
March 15, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Are you paying too much in property taxes?
Story quotes Dagney Faulk, the center's research director — who led the study with co-author and center director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
March 2, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Frequent use of TIFs needs careful review
CBER director Michael Hicks pens a column.
Topic: Economy
February 20, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Solar, wind subsidies are tax on the poor
CBER director Michael Hicks pens a guest column.
Note: This column also was posted by The Star Press and several other Indiana newspapers.
Topic: Economy
February 18, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Are businesses ready for drones?
Story quotes Tim Underhill, a telecommunications professor.
Topic: CCIM
February 16, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Colts Matt Overton: $1 for every new Twitter follower
Story notes that the money will go to the Ball State University Dance Marathon Saturday, which benefits Riley Hospital for Children and its foundation.
February 8, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Hot jobs: Indiana focuses training efforts on in-demand careers
Story quotes CBER director MIchael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
February 6, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Indiana roots run deep in comic book writers, artists
Story quotes Ball State's Christina Blanch.
January 27, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Gov. Mike Pence's state-run news outlet will compete with media
The story quotes John Strauss, a veteran Indiana journalist who now runs Ball State's public broadcasting operation.
Note: This story was shared with USA Today and other Gannett news media, and similar stories were posted by WTHR-13 and Fox 59.
Topic: CCIM
January 22, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Ball State professor wrong about minimum wage
Letter cites CBER director Michael Hicks.
Topic: Economy
January 14, 2015
Indianapolis Star: Indiana's last Tuskegee Airman dies
Story quotes Maria Williams-Hawkins, a Ball State professor who in 2003 interviewed Indiana's then seven surviving airmen at length.
Topic: CCIM
December 29, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Good year for Indiana workers
CBER director Michael Hicks pens a guest column.
Note: This column also was posted by The Star Press and Indianapolis Business Journal.
December 29, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Minimum wages severely harm society's most disadvantaged people
Philip Coelho and James McClure, professors of economics, penned a guest column.
December 26, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Education choice makes good economic sense
Nick Curott, a Ball State economics professor, pens a guest column.
Topic: Economy
December 6, 2014
Indianapolis Business Journal: Falling oil prices teach many economic lessons
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted. Note: The column will be posted by news media outlets across the state this week.
Topic: Economy
December 6, 2014
Indianapolis Star: WISH-8 faces uncertain future without historic CBS ties
Phil Bremen, telecommunications professor, is quoted. Note: This story was also posted by The Star-Press and Richmond Palladium Item.
Topic: CCIM
December 4, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Art is up-close and personal at Monster Drawing Rally
Story notes that Kate Oberreich and fellow art students got together to draw during her days at Ball State, but they didn't call it a "Monster Drawing Rally." "It was, 'Come hang out in my dorm room,' " said Oberreich, a 2005 BSU graduate who is part of the rally roster.
November 28, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Leadership 101 meets Dating 101 at Ball State
The story reviews a project in a class taught by Mary Moore, a communication studies instructor.
Note: Gannett shared the story with other news outlets in the chain, including USA Today.
Topic: CCIM
November 13, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Are farmers almanac cold-winter forecasts believable?
Story quotes Petra Zimmerman, a geography professor.
Note: The story was shared with other Gannett newspapers, including USA Today, Pacific Daily News and Lafayette Journal and Courier.
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