June 21, 2016
Story reviews the results of the state-supported Gallup survey to measure alumni satisfaction and the lifelong dividends their degrees produced.
June 15, 2016
Story notes six more people have applied for seats on the board of trustees at Ball State University, while two prominent Republicans who haven't officially applied yet are rumored to be among the leading candidates.
May 30, 2016
Story notes as part of Ball State's years-long geothermal energy project, which is aimed at reducing coal use in the school's heating plant by instead using geothermal energy to heat and cool water, the university will soon install new infrastructure for piping chilled and hot water under University Avenue to Burris Laboratory School, Pittenger Student Center and Elliott, Lucina and Wagner halls.
May 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State has achieved the Health Champion Designation from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes companies and organizations that inspire and encourage organizational well-being and is part of the Association’s Wellness Lives Here initiative.
May 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State University's Bracken Library has opened a new exhibit featuring photographs taken by Muncie residents Roger Pelham and Ralph Satterlee of the Indianapolis 500 from the 1950s through the 1970s.
May 16, 2016
Story notes after leading Ball State to one of its best seasons in recent history, men's basketball head coach James Whitford finalized a contract extension with the program Monday afternoon.
May 15, 2016
Story notes the Ball State University Board of Trustees has scheduled a seventh public forum to provide input on desired qualities of and areas of emphasis for the new president.
May 11, 2016
Story focuses on Ball State's Terry Bell.
May 10, 2016
Story notes all members of the community are invited to attend the first Ball State University-Sursa American Organ Competition Thursday, May 12-Sunday, May 15, at Sursa Performance Hall, 1809 W. Riverside Ave.
May 7, 2016
Story quotes Scott McCorkle, CEO of Salesforce's Marketing Cloud, as part of an overall review of Spring Commencement.
May 6, 2016
Story focuses on Anthony Marquez, a former Marine who graduated summa cum laude on Saturday.
May 5, 2016
Story notes Kelli Miller, a Central grad who led the Bearcats to state volleyball titles in 2002 and 2004, was named Ball State’s head coach Thursday afternoon.
May 4, 2016
Story notes Ball State University students have completed the design and construction of what is being called the first non-toxic, fully automated, mobile greenhouse for organic urban farming.
April 25, 2016
Story notes Ball State University is sponsoring a free public teach-in to advance the potential of the community's local food, energy and water systems through entrepreneurship.
April 23, 2016
Story focuses on change of culture fostered by new head coach Mike Neu. Note: Media in Indianapolis, Muncie and Fort Wayne also posted stories about the annual spring game.
April 18, 2016
Story notes Garfield cartoonist Jim Davis, who graduated from Ball State University in the 1960s, will return to his alma mater as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Art, the university's board of trustees was told on Friday.
April 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State University's board of trustees on Friday accepted a Campus Master Plan calling for a new East Mall to improve pedestrian/bicycle traffic and the connection between campus, The Village and downtown. Note: Indiana Public Radio also reported on this story.
April 17, 2016
Story notes Ball State University's board of trustees on Friday named a 16-member committee and a consulting firm to lead the search for a new president.
April 12, 2016
Story focuses on Kay Stickle, a retired elementary education professor.
April 7, 2016
Story notes he Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce has named J. Allan (Al) Rent as the 2016 recipient of the Chamber's Legacy Award. He is the executive director and general manager of Indiana Public Broadcasting and WIPB-TV broadcasting Ball State.
April 4, 2016
Story notes that once a week, Todd Blevins and Rich Usdowski take over one of the group study rooms inside Ball State University's Bracken Library with their podcast, "The Donkey & Elephant Show.” Usdowski is a Republican and a Ball State graduate, and Blevins, a graduate student in public administration, is a Democrat, yet both are close friends and Ball State Cardinals despite their opposing political beliefs.
March 28, 2016
Story notes the retirement of the women’s volleyball coach.
March 25, 2016
Story notes Angela Jackson-Brown, an award-winning writer, poet, playwright and creative writing and assistant English professor at Ball State, will direct her play, "Anna's Wings," during DivaFest.
March 24, 2016
Story notes Billy Walker, a sophomore at Ball State, received a call from Burris athletic director Chad Wlodarek on Thursday morning informing Walker that he was hired.
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