October 23, 2017
Story notes Letterman attended Ball State.
September 19, 2017
Ball State professor discusses a better way to end basketball games. Nick Elam, an educational leadership professor, who discusses why he created the “Elam Ending,” a new format for the end of basketball games to reduce fouling.
November 4, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: This story was reposted by NPR affiliates across the nation. Inside Indiana Business and WKMS-FM, Indianapolis Business Journal, Detroit Free Press, Springfield News-Sun and Dayton Daily News also quoted Hicks about wages and employment. These placements are due to a story idea distributed by DSC’s media strategy team.
June 23, 2016
Story cites research by CBER director Michael Hicks, who found that 9 out 10 manufacturing jobs have been lost to mechanization, not trade policies. Note: NPR distributed this story to its 900 affiliates across the nation.
April 4, 2016
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted
March 31, 2016
Story quotes Joyce Huff, an English professor at Ball State. Note: NPR distributed this story to its affiliates across the nation.
June 16, 2015
Story notes that writer Eddie Muller, the self-proclaimed "czar of noir," will be working in tandem with Richard Edwards of Ball State. Edwards is teaching the free online course in conjunction with the "Summer of Darkness."
March 28, 2015
The story links to Sutton Foster's 2012 commencement speech at Ball State, where she teaches theater.
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September 12, 2014
John Jacobson, dean of the Teachers College at Ball State, is quoted.
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February 18, 2013
"I think it probably is the end for Reader's Digest," David Sumner, a professor of journalism at Ball State University, tells our Newscast unit. "It's facing problems from two or three different levels — from declining readership, advertising, more so than the vast majority of American magazines."The average reader of the magazine, Sumner says, is in her 50s, and her household income is between $50,000 and $60,000. Note: This story ran on NPR affiliates across the nation.