April 20, 2022
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently awarded two Ball State University professors a grant to study the effects of economic and social stress on those living in rural communities.
April 4, 2022
Ball State University’s Miller College of Business is back on April 13 with its latest installment of “Cutting Edge Conversations.” This free, virtual program is an opportunity to hear from three innovative professors, who offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves.
March 9, 2022
Ball State University announced today a new initiative, the Center for Substance Use Research and Community Initiatives (SURCI), that strives to establish its College of Health as a leading academic institution for addictions research and community interventions to address substance misuse.
January 19, 2022
Students, teachers, and administrators across the country have faced unprecedented challenges since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. But researchers at Ball State University have concluded that various modes of instruction—whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid—did not play a significant role in learning loss among students in Indiana public schools during the 2020-21 school year.
January 5, 2022
A recently published research paper, co-authored by two Ball State University faculty members, explores how some firms that default on federal contracts try to mitigate their reputation by boosting their financial political contributions and increasing their spending on lobbying.
November 2, 2021
A recent study, spearheaded by Dr. Richard J. Petts, professor of Sociology at Ball State University, examines if and how workplace leave policies affect perceived job commitment.
July 19, 2021
Dr. Susan McDowell, Vice Provost for Research at Ball State University, has been named an Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Council on Research Leader Fellow.
June 16, 2021
Researchers at Ball State University have found that Indiana’s school choice options resulted in a savings of almost $90 million in the 2019-20 school year.
February 25, 2021
Dr. Winnie Mucherah has once again earned a fellowship through the Institute of International Education (IIE) and its Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.
February 9, 2021
About 22 percent of Americans say they are not likely to get immunized against COVID-19, according to research that included a Ball State University professor.
January 28, 2021
Depression and anxiety rates have more than doubled during the pandemic, according to a team of researchers at Ball State University.
December 15, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating the food industry in Indiana with 41 percent of restaurant owners reporting financial problems so severe that they may shutter operations by the end of the year.
December 14, 2020
Ball State researcher points out that people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who suffer from depressive disorders (DEP) are more likely to have suffered a fall or fall-related injury
December 9, 2020
Many local Indiana governments are anticipating cuts to services because of the COVID-19 impact on local government budgets.
December 8, 2020
Working in essential industries is associated with an increased risk of COVID-19 infection among Bhutanese and Burmese refugees.
December 1, 2020
Ball State researcher Jill Walls believes a dose of gratitude might be the boost families need to lift spirits during the holiday season.
November 12, 2020
During the early stages of the pandemic, women, racial minorities, and older adults were more likely to wear masks.
November 4, 2020
Study finds stress related to COVID-19 is to blame for more Americans eating unhealthily
October 19, 2020
Parents should create new Halloween traditions as the CDC urges avoiding high-risk activities such as trick-or-treating and parties.
October 2, 2020
A Ball State political science professor points out that online platforms will allow President Trump to continue to campaign while convalescing from a positive test for COVID-19.
September 29, 2020
Ball State professor Dom Caristi says there will be no viewing records established during the presidential debate.
September 22, 2020
Chad Kinsella, a Ball State political science professor, believes any attempt to replace deceased Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will increase the controversy surrounding the presidential election.
September 15, 2020
A new study finds that college students in Mexico City have low levels of awareness about fertility issues and many don’t want to have children at all.
September 4, 2020
Dina Marie Zemke, an associate professor of residential property management, found that the overwhelming majority of survey respondents believed that there was no stopping the robotic transformation of the food service industry, including quick service restaurants.
August 17, 2020
Primatologist finds evidence that lactating chimpanzees find refuge in caves during the hottest parts of the year and day in West Africa.