College of Applied Sciences and Technologies
February 20, 2014
Jagdish Khubchandani, community health education professor, is quoted.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally to several hundred media outlets.
February 19, 2014
Ball State study looks into education issue.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story. WTHR-13 also posted this story.
February 13, 2014
Scott Hall, family studies professor, is quoted.
February 12, 2014
HPL director Scott Trappe is quoted.
January 6, 2014
Three years ago, she gave the commencement address at her alma mater, Ball State University. It was entitled "From the Heart," and it focused on the "Midwestern core values" that have "guided every aspect of my professional career." From her father, she learned humility: "My dad would always say, 'When you look at a photo, do you see yourself last?'" From her mother, excellence: "Whenever I would ask if something was okay or fine, she would consistently reply, 'I didn't raise you to be fine.'" From both, the need "to be aware and sensitive of my impact on others."
December 11, 2013
While children spend weeks — if not months — anticipating gifts on Christmas, the same activity may leave some parents nauseated as grandparents, uncles and other family members attempt to outdo each other on that special morning. One way to quell potential problems is to open lines of communications and set healthy boundaries, says Jill Walls, who teaches classes in family relationships and parenting in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Ball State University.
October 15, 2013
The mother-of-three, a committed Christian who reads the Bible every day, has spent the last two decades working her way up in the fashion industry after gaining a merchandising and marketing degree from Ball State University.
September 16, 2013
A case study authored by Rodger Smith, professor emeritus, looks at the development of Vizi Courseware at Ball State over the past several years, its effectiveness as a teaching tool, and plans for its future now that it has been spun off into its own company.
September 9, 2013
Ball State Researcher Studying Exercise Effects on Astronauts
Ball State Researcher Studying Exercise Effects on Astronauts (Sept. 9): Dr. Scott Trappe is the Director of the Human Performance Laboratory and the John and Janet Professor of Exercise Science at Ball State. Trappe was a part of a team of researchers that developed a new exercise regiment for astronauts to do in space. He says the exercises were designed to address a variety of issues to protect all aspects of the body during prolonged space flight.
April 17, 2013
How to prepare mentally for a long distance race
Julie Patterson, Circle City Go Girls and Lindsey Blom, Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Ball State University discuss recent events at the Boston Marathon which will certainly be on the minds of runners and spectators as we gear up for the Mini Marathon here in Indianapolis.
April 15, 2013
Ball State, Community Health create nurse academy
Ball State University and Community Health Network are creating an accelerated, three-year bachelor's degree program to increase the number of registered nurses in Indiana.
April 8, 2013
Ball State, Community to Launch Nursing Academy
A new partnership is looking to boost the number of registered nurses in the state. The Nursing Academy, set to get underway this fall, is a collaboration between Ball State University and Community Health Network.
March 17, 2013
Study Finds Dating is Archaic for Young Generations
A recent Ball State University Study has shown that the traditional dating has been practically dissolved for the younger generations that have entered the professional scene. Most of them now focus on their careers instead of on family. Note: Various news services distributed this story nationally.
March 12, 2013
Fit at 102
Many people don’t realize that problems they associate with old age actually are caused by poor fitness, experts say, and many others simply don’t know how to get started. "If you’re 85, where do you turn to exercise?" asked Scott Trappe, director of the human performance laboratory at Ball State University. "Most people don’t know how to exercise, and if you’re 85, where do you go?"
February 27, 2013
PVE kindergartners go to work
Story and video. Pleasant View Elementary school kindergarten students teaming up with Ball State University students to build a school bus pencil holder at the Applied Technology Building as part of a program to show how raw materials are converted into consumer products. Includes a video report on the program.
February 14, 2013
Scott Hall on dating rituals
We have begun to drop this cold front in racial dating is no longer with us that according to Scott Hall a family studies professor at Ball State.
February 14, 2013
Study: Traditional dating thing of past as 20-somethings focus on career, independence
A study out of Ball State University found that traditional dating has practically disappeared while young people focus on building careers over families.Professor Scott Hall, a family studies expert from BSU, said research shows people are more focused on independence than settling down.
February 6, 2013
Burberry's CEO on Turning an Aging British Icon into a Global Luxury Brand
Angela Ahrendts, Ball State alumna penned a guest column. On the surface, I might have seemed an unlikely CEO for a company that was considered quintessentially British. I was raised in a small town in Indiana and educated at Ball State University. I was a classic midwesterner—something the Financial Times had fun mocking when I first took the job. But I’d been fortunate enough to work with and learn from some of the most inspirational leaders in the fashion industry, from Paul Charron to Donna Karan. And I had 25 years of experience on my side.
February 6, 2013
Study finds a spoonful of cinnamon improves health
Sprinkling a spoonful of cinnamon on breakfast foods not only adds a burst of flavor but also dramatically lowers an individual's blood sugar levels, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes, says a new study from Ball State University.