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.
June 11, 2018
Source: Asian Age
Interview with Alumni Jim Davis
June 4, 2018
David Letterman wanted to make at least some of his Netflix talk show in Muncie, Ind.
May 3, 2018
Source: Fox 59
January 20, 2017
Story focuses on John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John’s who graduated from Ball State in 1983.
October 18, 2016
Story features Ball State alumnus David Letterman, noting that he did a live interview with the filmmakers Spike Jonze and Bennett Miller at Ball State after leaving his late night talk show.
October 17, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story features cartoonist Jim Davis, a Ball State alumnus who is teaching an art class on campus this semester.
October 3, 2016
Source: Star Press
Story features Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield and Paws Inc., who spoke Monday night to a crowd of students and community members eager to hear his insights from his nearly 40 years in comics and animation at Sursa Hall. Davis, who graduated in the '60s, returned to his alma mater as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Art.
September 19, 2016
Story notes the National Geographic Channel is promoting the return of David Letterman, a Ball State graduate, as a correspondent for climate-change documentary series “Years of Living Dangerously.”
August 22, 2016
Story focuses on Lauren Madden, who graduated from Ball State University with a telecommunications major in 2010.
September 8, 2015
Story examines the life of Jim Davis, a Ball State graduate and creator of Garfield. Note: AP distributed this story, originally posted by The Star Press, to media outlets across the nation, including the Lake County Daily Herald.
July 14, 2015
Story notes that Alexa Kapsalis, a recent Ball State graduate, leaves in September for challenging mission trip around the world.
May 21, 2015
Indiana Public Radio: Ball State's Al Rent remembers the contributions of David Letterman.
April 23, 2015
Source: Bustle
Story notes that Letterman was born in 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana and began his broadcasting career on Ball State’s radio station during his attendance at the school — a position he later lost after disregarding classical music.
April 20, 2015
Former Ball State gets called up to the majors.
April 14, 2015
Story profiles the Ball State graduate.
April 14, 2015
Source: Inquisitr
Story focuses on the television talk host who graduated from Ball State.
March 20, 2015
Story features Ball State graduate Marlon Llewellyn.
March 1, 2015
Story cites Ball State graduate David Letterman.
February 12, 2015
Story notes that Ball State graduate Jason Whitlock’s long delayed race and sports site launches first story
January 28, 2015
Story notes that following the singing of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame," fans will be led in what is sure to be a rousing rendition of the Ball State University fight song, a nod to Letterman's alma mater.
January 10, 2015
Source: Gulf Times
Story features Qatari artist Faraj Daham, who graduated in 1988 with a master’s degree in fine arts from Ball State.
January 7, 2015
Story notes that Patrick Talty studied for his MBA at Ball State. While there, he said he learned from his work at the recreational center that he wanted to combine his love of sports and recreation with a business career.
December 27, 2014
Story notes that Tony Lewellen graduated from Ball State University in 2000 and worked in Chicago for four years at the Improv Olympics club before moving to the West Coast Note: Associated Press distributed this story nationally to various media outlets, including the San Francisco Gat.
December 11, 2014
Story notes that David Letterman, an Indianapolis native and Ball State graduate, moved to CBS after being bypassed by NBC, which gave “The Tonight Show” to Jay Leno. Note: Associated Press distributed the story nationally to various media outlets, including the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.