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.)

May 29, 2020
Source: Deseret News
May 29, 2020
Source: EdSurge
May 14, 2020
Next Monday, classes begin for the summer term – all online. Still, the specter of fall semester dominates the thoughts of the university community. President Geoff Mearns announced this week the university would slowly come back to a new normal life, in the coming weeks.
May 14, 2020
Source: WTTV TV
David Letterman has led quite the career in comedy and late night, spanning nearly 50 years. But the eight-time Emmy winner is enjoying plenty of downtime as he isolates with his family amid COVID-19.
May 14, 2020
The Bureau of Labor Statistics job report released last week shows an unemployment rate of 14.7%, giving economists a glimpse at the damage and what’s likely to come.
May 14, 2020
Source: Parents
Dads may think they're doing more now that many are home due to social distancing guidelines, but it's still mostly moms doing the heavy lifting of household chores and distance learning.
May 7, 2020
You might be surprised to find that some of people's strongest opinions are held without many strong arguments in support of them -- a phenomenon that is likely true for you, too.
May 7, 2020
With schools closed, elementary school counselor Marie Weller, a 1984 graduate of Ball State’s Teachers College, is improvising to reach her students: She's recording YouTube lessons about how they can handle their feelings from her kitchen.
May 6, 2020
Source: KPC News
Thanks to an immersive learning experience titled i-Made, Jacob Burris helped bring creative architectural designs closer to reality while serving the Muncie community.
May 1, 2020
As funds from the $2.2 trillion economic stimulus package continue to flow into Americans’ bank accounts, experts say the economy will benefit — but perhaps not right away.
May 1, 2020
Mother’s Day 2020 is going to be a bit ... different compared to years past. There will be no group brunches at restaurants or other big in-person family gatherings.
May 1, 2020
Policymakers around the world are in a triangular tug of war between fighting COVID-19, economic rehabilitation, and ensuring societal normalcy, well-being, and health.
May 1, 2020
Source: Fox 59
The U.S. Economy slumped nearly five percent in the first quarter of this year, state revenues plunged six percent in March and the economic shut down brought on by the coronavirus pandemic will deal a “big wallop” to Marion County tax revenues according to Ball State University Economist Dr. Michael Hicks.
May 1, 2020
Source: WTTW
The coronavirus pandemic might be making people more anxious these days, but it’s having the opposite effect on geese.
May 1, 2020
Source: UX Planet
Dr. Jennifer George-Palilonis is a full professor in Ball State University’s Department of Journalism, and the director of the Center for Emerging Media Design & Development.
April 28, 2020
The city of Indianapolis and its tourism industry are bracing for budget shortfalls stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, an unknown economic impact that has already prompted a multimillion dollar budget cut for the city's marketing agency and hiring freezes elsewhere.
April 28, 2020
Source: Star Press
Ball State University has put together five coronavirus summer classes to help students — or anyone, for that matter — identify fake news, know which experts to trust, learn from historic epidemics that uprooted political regimes and more.
April 28, 2020
Ball State University President Geoff Mearns, in his weekly interview with IPR News, said he is grateful for Congress’ support to the university and other higher education institutions nationwide, via the CARES Act. Mearns said, however, it would not be enough to cover a possible shortfall in the fiscal 2021 university budget that begins July 1, and runs until June 30, 2021.
April 28, 2020
Maintaining a routine, helping others and taking time to focus on self-care are among the tips one Ball State University professor is sharing to help people stay “sane and safe” while practicing physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 24, 2020
Source: WRTV 6
Ball State University has announced two possible dates for its spring commencement ceremony.
April 24, 2020
While the dome at the Ball State University planetarium is dark and its seats are empty because of COVID-19 restrictions, its computers are still contributing to scientific research. As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, they’re linked to a research lab that’s studying the protein structure of the coronavirus.
April 24, 2020
As society digs into its battle against COVID-19, a health researcher at Ball State University recommends behaviors to adapt as soon as possible to avoid illness.
April 24, 2020
Source: WRTV 6
Many of us are spending more time at home, and thanks to relaxed data caps, we’re able to stream just about any show we want. However, if you’re looking to take a break from all things pandemic, you might want to check out a Hoosier classic: Bob Ross’ “The Joy of Painting.”
April 24, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic will cost South Bend area local governments millions of dollars in lost tax revenue next year, forcing them to make some hard decisions now and later.
April 24, 2020
Another 75,483 workers applied for unemployment insurance benefits in Indiana due to the coronavirus pandemic, bringing the number of new claims filed over five weeks to more than 515,000.