Following is a list of recent, noteworthy mentions of Ball State in the national, regional, and Indiana media. Where possible, the appropriate links are provided. However, we cannot assure that all links will remain active for the duration of this listing. (Some sites may also require free registration or request demographic data before providing the information.)

July 16, 2021
Source: Star Press
Communities around the world found themselves experiencing both scary situations and moments of hope throughout 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now Ball State University is providing a way for people to share their experiences.
July 12, 2021
Source: Star Press
Chayce McDermott joined a long line of BSU pitchers who’ve been drafted by a Major League Baseball organization with his selection in the 2021 MLB draft by the Houston Astros on Monday.
July 12, 2021
The Healthy Community Alliance of East Central Indiana (HCA) presented its “100,000 Award in Memory of Dr. George Branam” to the Healthy Lifestyle Center during its annual partner meeting on June 17, 2021.
July 9, 2021
Ball State University has hired Dr. Charlene Alexander as chief strategy officer. She serves as vice president and chief diversity officer at Oregon State University and previously served as a professor and directed the school counseling program at Ball State. Alexander holds a bachelor's and a master's degree from Creighton University and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
July 1, 2021
Source: ESPN
Ball State football coach Mike Neu has received a new five-year deal through the 2025 season, the university announced Thursday.
June 25, 2021
Ball State President Geoff Mearns returns to the Ball State Pandemic Update this week to talk about one of his new responsibilities.
May 2, 2021
Source: Star Press
Two community policing advocates and local officials said Saturday there was hope for better relations between local law enforcement officers and the citizens they serve.
April 28, 2021
U.S. News & World Report recognized Burris Laboratory School as the ninth-best high school in the state of Indiana in its annual Best High Schools Ranking.
April 26, 2021
Source: Chat Sports
The women's tennis team etched its name into the Ball State record books once again Sunday afternoon at the Cardinal Creek Tennis Center, claiming the program's third Mid-American Conference regular season championship in the past five years.
April 21, 2021
Source: Star Press
Wisconsin coach Kelly Sheffield and Kentucky coach Craig Skinner, both Muncie natives, are coaching teams in the NCAA women's volleyball Final Four.
April 20, 2021
Sutton Foster takes over City Center-filling it with her indomitable spirit for a concert with friends celebrating their connections to the historic theater and reflecting on the challenges facing all of us in this time.
April 16, 2021
Source: Star Press
Erin Mason will join Ball State University in the newly-created position of university registrar, effective July 1, 2021.
April 1, 2021
Anderson University and Ball State University are partnering on a new dual degree program with an emphasis on engineering.
April 1, 2021
Source: WISH-TV
Ball State University will continue to require masks on campus after April 6. The school will also not change current COVID-19 safety protocols,
March 29, 2021
Source: WISH-TV
Indiana’s second-largest protected old-growth forest is expected to soon become the state’s latest nature preserve.
March 25, 2021
Source: Star Press
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour online fundraising event, will be held on April 6, marking the event's third year.
March 23, 2021
Source: WISH-TV
Ball State graduate, Eric Talley, a Boulder, Colorado police officer, was gunned down while responding to Monday’s mass shooting at a supermarket.
March 19, 2021
Source: Star Press
Cade Brown, a 2020 Delta High School graduate and freshman exercise science major at Ball State is volunteering in Indianapolis as a part of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
March 14, 2021
Dr. Sharon Bowman, professor of Psychology Counseling and department chair of the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, and Counseling at the College of Health, was featured on a CBS Sunday Morning feature. Reporter Susan Spencer spoke to Bowman and others about sleeplessness before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 14, 2021
Source: Uproxx
Dime Magazine reports on the effectiveness and success of the “Elam Ending” scoring format in the last two NBA All-Star Games. The “Elam Ending” is the creation of Dr. Nick Elam, an assistant professor of educational leadership at Ball State’s Teachers College.
March 10, 2021
Ball State University has named Scott Rutledge as dean of the College of Health, effective July 1. He most recently served as associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Public Health at Temple University.
February 25, 2021
Source: Star Press
The public can see works of art by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and more in a special exhibition at Ball State University’s David Owsley Museum of Art this spring.
February 20, 2021
Ball State economists Steve Horwitz and Michael Hicks weigh in on the economic impact of the NCAA's decision to allow March Madness fan capacity at 25 percent for the tournament in Indianapolis.
February 17, 2021
Ball State economist Michael Hicks says the Indiana economy will begin to rebound this year.
February 11, 2021
Ball Brothers Foundation awarded a $5,000 Vaccine Grant to Ball State to help the University set up a mass vaccination site on campus with the Delaware County Health Department.