June 4, 2018
A recent Ball State University and Rural Policy Research Institute study found that the jobs most easily displaced are concentrated in rural areas.
May 10, 2018
A recent study by Ball State University looked at Midwest attitudes toward spices.
November 9, 2017
Story notes newly-released study from Ball State’s Bowen Center and Old National Bank shows a majority of Hoosiers support cold beer sales in supermarkets and convenience stores and alcohol sales on Sunday. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 8, 2017
Story notes the latest findings of the 2017 Hoosier Study from Ball State’s Bowen Center. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 4, 2017
Story notes Hoosiers retain a relatively positive image of Vice President Mike Pence, but the same can’t be said for President Donald Trump. These are the latest findings released from the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2017 Hoosier Survey. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 1, 2017
Story notes that the majority of Indiana residents approve of a recent gas tax hike designed to build and fix the state’s roads, says an initial finding of the Hoosier Survey from Ball State University in partnership with Old National Bank. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 1, 2017
Story notes the Ball State Hoosier Survey says your former governor has 10 points on the president in the Hoosier State. Note: The Lafayette Journal and Courier, WPTA-TV, WLBC-FM and WEVV-TV also posted a story on the survey. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
October 31, 2017
Story notes the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2017 Hoosier Survey says Pence had a 40 percent approval rating among Indiana residents when he was governor. Now that he’s Vice President, the poll says 50 percent of Hoosiers approve of the job Pence is doing. Note: WBDN-TV the Lafayette Journal and Courier also posted stories on the survey. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
October 20, 2017
Story notes broadband availability has been a problem for Indiana's rural areas, according to a study released Wednesday by Ball State University researchers. And that lack of accessibility is harming education efforts, the study found. Note: Story was shared with newspapers across the state. Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
September 25, 2017
Story notes that a Ball State report found communities with large numbers of residents armed with only high school degrees and/or are earning low salaries working low skilled positions are at risk of losing many jobs to automation and offshoring.
September 19, 2017
A majority of America’s nurses admit they are stressed out, consuming too much junk food and getting too little sleep, says a Ball State University study.
August 4, 2015
Story quotes HPL director Scott Trappe.
July 22, 2015
UPI interviews geologist Lee Florea about his upcoming trek.
September 9, 2013
Ball State Researcher Studying Exercise Effects on Astronauts (Sept. 9): Dr. Scott Trappe is the Director of the Human Performance Laboratory and the John and Janet Professor of Exercise Science at Ball State. Trappe was a part of a team of researchers that developed a new exercise regiment for astronauts to do in space. He says the exercises were designed to address a variety of issues to protect all aspects of the body during prolonged space flight.
February 6, 2013
Sprinkling a spoonful of cinnamon on breakfast foods not only adds a burst of flavor but also dramatically lowers an individual's blood sugar levels, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes, says a new study from Ball State University.
November 19, 2012
For the second year in a row, a project located in Haiti and executed by a class of Ball State architecture and landscape architecture students has been recognized in the 2012 Honor Awards Program sponsored by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). In addition, four students from the same class earned a third-place award in the 2012 (New) Concrete Unit Design Competition sponsored by the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) and funded through the Indiana Concrete Masonry Association (ICMA).