February 17, 2021
Ball State economist Michael Hicks says the Indiana economy will begin to rebound this year.
April 20, 2020
While students and faculty at Indiana universities and colleges are focused on completing the current academic year online, school leaders are already assessing what impact COVID-19 will have on the fall semester.
February 10, 2020
The 2020 NBA All-star game will use unconventional ending devised by Nick Elam, a Ball State University professor.
December 2, 2019
State lawmakers might choose not to address some education issues in the upcoming legislative session, but they are likely to loom over Indiana politics in the election season.
November 13, 2019
Ball State University’s Hoosier Survey, conducted since 2008, asked for the first time this year about local job opportunities. The survey, conducted by the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State, found that 64% of respondents believe there are plenty of job opportunities, while 25% say jobs are difficult to find.
May 3, 2019
As someone who has been making movies since middle school, Indianapolis resident Von Storm knows the importance—and difficulty—of securing licenses to use music as part of a video production.
May 2, 2019
Recent Ball State University graduate Wes Crouch and his team from Indianapolis-based Tudr have been selected from among 300 of the world’s most promising startups to participate in MassChallenge’s startup accelerator. The team will Friday fly to Boston for a final pitch in front of a panel of MassChallenge judges, competing for a spot in the 128-team cohort.
March 18, 2019
The Indianapolis tech industry is experiencing a talent shortage in part because so many companies are looking for the "Goldilocks" employee—not too green, not too expensive—rather than developing their own pipelines, TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier told an industry crowd Friday.
June 28, 2018
Story quotes Ball State University economist Michael Hicks.
February 2, 2018
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
September 25, 2017
Story notes the latest building project in Indiana’s booming health-care landscape is a $62 million Health Professions complex at Ball State University, which will consolidate classrooms, laboratories, offices, a physical fitness center and community health clinics. Note: Placement is due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
June 9, 2017
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks, who presented the 2017 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card. Note: CNHI News Service also distributed the story to news media outlets across the state. Placements are due to a story idea developed with Conexus Indiana, an organization that promotes advanced manufacturing and logistics, and distributed by UMC’s media team.
June 21, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
June 2, 2016
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks about his annual manufacturing and logistics report. Note: WIBC-FM and Inside Indiana Business also posted stories on the report.
February 18, 2016
Story notes Ball State will lease about 3,000 square feet to create the Center for Excellence in Entrepreneurship. Companies working from Launch will have access to university research, faculty and students.
October 31, 2015
Editorial quotes CBER director Michael Hicks.
October 28, 2015
Story features research by CBER director Michael Hicks.
October 22, 2015
St. Vincent Health has received a $1 million donation from John Schnatter, the CEO of the Papa John’s pizza chain, which it will use to help construct an extended-stay home for patients’ families.
April 25, 2015
Story notes that in his new book, “Dirty Bomb” (Oberlin College Press), Ball State professor Mark Neely looks, poetically, at the impact of terror—actually more like the impact of fear of terror and of terror talk from politicians and the news media—on our everyday lives.
April 18, 2015
Story notes that the state’s largest program—Ball State —is surviving by pitching itself as an upper-end place where serious students migrate no matter the condition of the economy.
March 21, 2015
President Ferguson is quoted in a story about how state colleges increasing the number of graduates while education levels haven't budged quotes.
February 28, 2015
Column by Bruce Race, who teaches urban design at Ball State’s Downtown Indianapolis Center.