July 28, 2020
Ball State researchers estimate up to 85,000 Indiana school children don’t have internet access at home, especially in the most urban and most rural areas. “Internet to rural places is very much more expensive because the landline requirements [sic] the fixed cost of getting broadband or cable TV to rural locations are much higher,” explained Dr. Michael Hicks, a Ball State economist and study co-author.
June 17, 2020
A new report released from Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research shows that Indiana's local governments will be facing major revenue losses as a result of the pandemic.
December 27, 2019
Empty storefronts, tarnished buildings and a stagnant city life. Downtown Knox is a small town with a big problem.
September 19, 2019
A new study from Ball State University says recess before lunch may be the best way to boost appetites while cutting food waste and discipline problems
January 31, 2019
Downing a few drinks of alcohol during cold weather could create dangerous situations, says a Ball State University researcher.
December 14, 2017
Story quotes Charles “Chip” Taylor, a political science professor and managing director of the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University. Note: Placement due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC's media team.
December 11, 2017
Story notes the U.S. economy is expected to expand at roughly 2.5 percent through the end of this year with growth slowing to 2.2 percent in 2018, according an analysis from Ball State University. Note: WEVV-TV also cited the study. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC's media team.
October 3, 2017
Story features President Geoffrey S. Mearns and notes that while many liberal arts colleges are struggling to stay afloat, Ball State is thriving. Note: UMC’s media team scheduled this interview.
Topic: President
May 8, 2017
Story notes Hollis Hughes, a former Ball State University trustee from South Bend received several special distinctions from the school this weekend. Hughes was awarded the President’s Medal of Distinction and the trustees also approved the naming of the Hollis E. Hughes, Jr. Assembly Hall in the Alumni Center on campus. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
January 13, 2016
Story quotes John Emert, a mathematics professor. Note: Fort Wayne News-Sentinel also quoted Emert.
February 10, 2015
Story quotes Scott Hall, a family and consumer sciences professor. WLBC-FM and the Indianapolis Recorder also posted a similar story.
August 29, 2014
Selen Razon, professor of sport and exercise psychology at Ball State, is featured.
June 9, 2014
Note: Associated Press distributed this story to media statewide.
March 27, 2014
Ball State's Jim Lowe is interviewed.
Topic: Geothermal