August 10, 2020
Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic, people are very much testing the waters when it comes to travel.
July 1, 2020
Controversy over mask usage intensified as states began to reopen and ease up social distancing restrictions ― and then closed down again after recent spikes in new coronavirus cases.
June 30, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has forced us to reevaluate a lot about our hygiene habits ― including how we dry our hands in public.
June 24, 2020
Debbie C., a self-employed 20-something from Washington, D.C., had a standard criteria for men she was dating prior to the coronavirus pandemic: Has he been married ― and if so, for how long?
June 11, 2020
When Georgia allowed businesses to reopen at the end of April, many visitors from elsewhere flocked to the Peach State to take advantage of the restaurants, salons, bowling alleys and more.
May 1, 2020
Mother’s Day 2020 is going to be a bit ... different compared to years past. There will be no group brunches at restaurants or other big in-person family gatherings.
March 24, 2020
Experts share tips for how to shop and make sure your food is safe to eat during the Covid-19 pandemic.
March 24, 2020
Social distancing during COVID-19 means you Facetime instead of heading over to your friend's house to hang. We don't want to spread this.
March 18, 2020
A new study from China suggests asymptomatic people spread COVID-19 the most.
March 18, 2020
Ordering pizza or Chinese? Here's what to know about the safety of your takeout and delivery food and the containers they come in.
March 17, 2020
People who work in medicine are being stretched beyond the limit in this COVID-19 outbreak. Take care of them.
March 16, 2020
People who work in medicine are being stretched beyond the limit in this COVID-19 outbreak. Take care of them.
March 13, 2020
Think about how often you check your phone. Every hour? Every few minutes? We all touch our smartphones nonstop. And as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to think about what might be lurking on your device.
February 7, 2020
Last March, Canada’s “use-it-or-lose-it” law, which allows for extended parental leave for the non-birthing parent in two-parent families, went into effect.
December 3, 2014
Story notes that a communication course at Ball State University is setting up students to see if engineering the right set of circumstances could make two people fall in love.
Topic: CCIM
September 11, 2014
A video story created by Ball State at the Stair Fair is posted. Note: KPCU-TV (Houston, Texas) also posted this story.
Topic: CCIM
September 10, 2014
Sociologist Rachel Kraus of Ball State is quoted.
June 3, 2014
Research from Ball State University publicized Monday showed 95 percent of college presidents and chancellors oppose permiting firearms on their campuses.
May 7, 2014
Story focuses on career of Ball State graduate.
September 22, 2013
Fathers who said religion is important were more likely to strongly agree they are happy in their role as a parent, their study also indicated. A separate study analyzing data on 1,134 single mothers from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study indicated that religious participation "was associated with greater involvement with children, reduced parenting stress and a lower likelihood of engaging in corporal punishment." Sociologist Richard Petts of Ball State University reported the findings in the Journal of Marriage and Family.