Following is a list of recent, noteworthy mentions of Ball State in the national, regional, and Indiana media. Where possible, the appropriate links are provided. However, we cannot assure that all links will remain active for the duration of this listing. (Some sites may also require free registration or request demographic data before providing the information.)

November 12, 2019
Over the past two decades, Hoosiers’ health care costs have gone from below-average to much-higher-than-average, according to a Ball State University study.
November 12, 2019
Ball State University harp professor Elizabeth Richter is set to retire at the end of the school year after almost 40 years in the School of Music. After all that time, she still loves teaching her students about what she considers a unique instrument.
November 12, 2019
Source: Morningstar
A study authored by Jagdish Khubchandani, a professor of health science at Ball State University, explains the lack of sleep factors among police officers and healthcare workers.
November 12, 2019
President Donald Trump remains popular in Indiana, and especially among fellow Republicans. In fact, despite an ongoing impeachment inquiry and investigation into administration, he is more popular among Hoosiers now than he was 2 years ago. That is one of the main findings in the annual Old National Bank/Ball State University 2019 Hoosier Survey released Tuesday.
November 12, 2019
Source: Public
On November 14, Ball State University will celebrate a milestone for the campus and for Indiana when it celebrates a second 'green' certification for the David Letterman Communication and Media Building.
November 11, 2019
Source: USA Today
Jagdish Khubchandani, a professor of health science at Ball State University who co-wrote the study, said police officers, in particular, reported difficulty sleeping at night.
November 11, 2019
It's all about the spin, and both Republicans and Democrats gave it a whirl following Tuesday's general election.
November 11, 2019
Source: VOA
The National Retail Federation, which calls itself the world’s largest retail trade association, declined to comment for this article. However, Steven Horwitz, a professor of economics at Ball State University, says the price differences are similar to discounts for senior citizens.
November 8, 2019
Source: WXIN TV
According to a recent study from Ball State, which looked at 10 years of data, most Americans are sleep-deprived.
November 7, 2019
Mike Hicks is an economist at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He and sociologist Emily Wornell have been documenting unemployment trends in middle America.
November 5, 2019
The final 28 competitors on this season of “The Voice” include two singers with Indiana ties.
November 5, 2019
Most adults in Indiana approve of President Donald Trump, according to the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2019 Hoosier Survey.
November 4, 2019
Source: Star Press
The idea for Dream Nest came in 2016, when Peggy Fisher, a communications professor at Ball State, came across an organization called Cecily’s Closet while watching television.
November 4, 2019
According to Ball State University professor Richard Petts: “The reluctance—or inability—of men to take child-care leave is often considered harmful to women, who miss opportunities for promotion when they are out of the workforce for longer periods than men. When men take longer leave, two things happen: women return to work sooner, and men become more attuned to, and less tolerant of, those opportunity costs. What’s more, dads who take longer leave also tend be more involved in their child’s life and care overall.”
November 4, 2019
As the smoking of tobacco continues to decline, young people have turned to e-cigarettes, or "vaping" (the user is referred to as a "vaper"). Proponents have pitched vaping as a safer alternative tobacco.
November 4, 2019
Despite a slowdown in manufacturing, the latest jobs report is evidence the aggregate economy continues to expand, according to Ball State University economist Michael Hicks.
November 4, 2019
Source: VOA
Not only do women already earn 82 cents for every dollar a man makes, but they also pay more for personal products and services like razors, shampoo, haircuts and clothes.
November 1, 2019
"It takes no insight to recognize that both Michigan and Wisconsin, which voted for President Trump and now are led by Democrats, are in a recession," Michael Hicks, an economics professor at Ball State University, said. "Nobody is going to suggest those two places are going to be good for a reelection bid for him."
November 1, 2019
Susana Rivera-Mills oversees all seven of the university’s academic colleges, plus the Graduate School, University College and Honors College.
November 1, 2019
Hoosiers are divided largely along party lines when it comes to the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, according to an Old National Bank/Ball State University survey.
November 1, 2019
Researchers from Ball State University in Indiana looked at data from the National Health Interview Survey, according to a report from NPR. Jagdish Khubchandani, the professor who headed the study, told the news organization the lack of sleep might be attributed to stress.
November 1, 2019
Credit that assessment to Dr. Theresa Kruczek, a counseling psychology professor at Ball State University whose name came up in the aforementioned email. She adds, “Preschool children and those in early elementary school often have a difficult time with Halloween. Children this age can struggle with separating fantasy from reality, and as a result they may get confused and think the scary elements of Halloween are real.”
November 1, 2019
Source: WSAW TV
A study done by Ball State University collected surveys from more than 500 elementary school principals. It found schools that schedule recess before lunch had multiple benefits.
October 31, 2019
Fear of the unknown is a common instinct that leaks into many aspects of our lives, but Halloween is the prime time to exploit that fear. According to Ashley Donnelly, director of the Digital Storytelling master’s program at Ball State University, fear of the unknown is a driving but evasive force in the human psyche.
October 31, 2019
Bellwether parts of the United States can reveal much about what the country will look like in 2020