April 2, 2020
April 2, 2020
CBER director Michael Hicks believes that the $6.6 million jobs lost in the last week reflects the accelerating closure of commerce as Americans quickly embrace social distancing.
March 31, 2020
Working with a faculty-staff team at Ball State on ALS-related research may have served as the springboard for Ball State University student Siara Sandwith, a junior from Evansville, Indiana, to earn a major national scholarship.
March 30, 2020
Steep price increases are expected in the near future due to COVID-19, according to Ball State economics professor Steve Horwitz.
March 30, 2020
Members of Ball State’s costume shop join with stitchers nationwide to create medical masks.
March 27, 2020
Board of Trustees approves a paid leave plan for employees impacted by COVID-19.
March 24, 2020
March 23, 2020
We are saddened to share with you that we have decided to cancel our May 2020 Commencement Exercises. We are developing alternative plans to celebrate our graduates, and we would like your input.
March 21, 2020
March 19, 2020
In light of the March 19 Joint Disaster Emergency Declaration by Delaware County and the City of Muncie, all Ball State University recreational and sports facilities will close effective immediately until further notice.
March 19, 2020
Extreme social distancing in the United States will create a recession as mass layoffs cause unemployment to exceed 10.5% nationally and 10% in Indiana within 45 days. Within 90 days, unemployment may rise to 14.6% nationally and 14.5% Indiana.
March 16, 2020
March 11, 2020
March 3, 2020
Ball State University is recognizing six women for their excellence in leadership within education, research, and women’s advocacy.
February 26, 2020
New CBER study finds Hoosiers spend much more per person on healthcare than do residents in ‘less healthy’ states.
February 25, 2020
Ball State University economist Michael Hicks believes U.S. stocks were poised to tank – even before worries of the coronavirus panic began to spread globally.
February 25, 2020
Study finds international vacationers and travelers believe that robots are best used for unpleasant tasks of disposing of garbage, cleaning, and carrying and storing heavy items.
February 20, 2020
The George and Frances Ball Foundation and Ball State University are partnering to create an endowed scholarship initiative that will provide financial assistance for undergraduate students from Indiana.
February 11, 2020
E-cigarette taxes reduce e-cigarette sales, but cause increase cigarette sales.
February 5, 2020
Ball State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will perform “Twelfth Night” at 7:30 p.m. February 7-8 and 11-15; and February 9 at 2:30 p.m. in University Theatre.
February 5, 2020
The NBA All-Star Game will have a new twist when the scoring system dubbed the Elam Ending—created by and named after a Ball State University professor—becomes part of the nationally-broadcast contest on February 16.
February 3, 2020
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform at Sursa Hall at 2 p.m. February 9.
January 31, 2020
Ball State’s Board of Trustees took steps today to maintain the positive momentum of the University by extending the contract of President Geoffrey S. Mearns and by naming Renae Conley as Board chair.
January 30, 2020
For the 16th consecutive year, Ball State students win regional awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, constituting the longest streak in the festival’s history.
January 27, 2020
“Mexican Modernity: 20th-Century Paintings from the Zapanta Collection” features works from some of the most significant Mexican artists of the modern period. Visitors can view the special exhibition from January 30 through May 3, 2020. Visit bsu.edu/doma for more information.