August 7, 2020
Indiana’s new 2020 College Completion Report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education highlights improving college graduation rates for the state as a whole, but shows a widening on-time completion gap for Black and Hispanic students.
January 22, 2020
As the holidays are fast approaching, millions of Americans are hunting for the perfect present. There are two strategies, says Andy Luttrell, a psychological science professor at Ball State University – recipient-focused and giver-focused.
January 6, 2020
In pro basketball circles, many players, coaches, fans and announcers believe that players get “hot” during certain periods of games, during which they are more likely to make field goals, but a new study from two Ball State University economists suggests that the hot hand is largely an illusion.
December 18, 2019
As historic structures age, it’s becoming harder to find skilled crafts and tradespeople with experience to take on their maintenance and repair.
December 18, 2019
Faced with revenue decreases due to property tax caps introduced in 2008, Indiana local governments cut spending and employment while raising additional revenue through local income taxes, says a new report from Ball State University.
December 11, 2019
The national and Midwest economies will slow dramatically next year as gross domestic product (GDP) growth remains sluggish due to the Trump administration trade wars with trading partners around the globe, warns a Ball State University economist.
November 14, 2019
Americans consumers will continue to spend at unprecedented levels during the holiday shopping season because the economy continues to expand, says Ball State University economist Steve Horwitz.
October 23, 2019
Ball State University announced today it’s joining a nationwide, three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive STEM faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
October 23, 2019
With the arrival of the newest trailer for the upcoming movie, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” fans of the nine-movie saga can look back at several prophetic movements in the series, says Ball State University Astronomy Professor Todd Vaccaro.
September 27, 2019
Hospitals and network providers for healthcare in Indiana exhibit broad signs of monopolization, causing Hoosiers to pay significantly more than the national average, says a new report from Ball State University.
August 12, 2019
Delaying handgun purchases through federal- and state-mandates reduces firearm-related suicides by about 3 percent, says a Ball State University researcher.
July 25, 2019
Millions of American caregivers may be suffering from burnout, but Kelly Fischer, a senior lecturer of psychological science at Ball State University, says there are simple ways to combat the problem.
July 17, 2019
Despite fears that immigrants drive down wages and hinder Indiana’s economy, these newcomers should have a positive impact on the state – particularly in rural areas – for the foreseeable future, according to a new report from Ball State University.
June 26, 2019
Don’t expect the current daily deluge of rain to stop any time soon, says David Call, a meteorology professor at Ball State University.
June 6, 2019
Ball State University’s Kevin Smith believes that 75 years after D-Day, the relation between America and western Europe is currently strained.
June 4, 2019
Last night's MLB Draft saw Ball State pitcher Drey Jameson drafted with the 34th overall pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
April 9, 2019
The latest jobs report from the federal government indicates the U.S. economy is cooling off, says Michael Hicks, an economist at Ball State University.
April 8, 2019
Jeffersonville native Faith Denig, who is studying telecommunications at Ball State University, was recently immersed in March Madness when she served as the lead director of an NCAA Women's Basketball Championship (WBB) social media series, Tourney Watch.
March 29, 2019
'Super outbreaks' of severe tornadoes are very uncommon, says Ball State meteorologist.
January 2, 2015
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted.
Topic: Economy