April 1, 2021
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
Indiana’s second-largest protected old-growth forest is expected to soon become the state’s latest nature preserve.
March 23, 2021
Ball State graduate, Eric Talley, a Boulder, Colorado police officer, was gunned down while responding to Monday’s mass shooting at a supermarket.
February 1, 2021
Ball State Financial, a division of Financial Center First Credit Union, has pledged a $170,000 gift to support the Ball State University’s financial literacy initiative.
December 14, 2020
“The beauty of our campus is one of the many reasons students choose Ball State University,” said President Geoffrey Mearns. “The Brown Family Amphitheater will strengthen that appeal. It will also deepen our commitment to inspiring students by providing a variety of performances as well as a gathering space for outdoor activities, which will encourage innovation.”
October 27, 2020
Indianapolis-based TechPoint, the nonprofit growth accelerator for Indiana’s tech sector, is expanding its Xtern program to Muncie. Ball State will provide housing options for the students.
July 23, 2020
Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani said he thinks Holcomb should have done a mask mandate even sooner, but the professor of health science also said he’s glad Indiana has the requirement now and wants everyone to embrace it.
July 1, 2020
Muncie Community Schools and Ball State University have submitted their academic innovation plan to the state.
February 12, 2020
Taxes on electronic cigarettes are associated with higher levels of regular cigarette purchases potentially endangering population health, new research suggests.
November 18, 2019
The Muncie-based Ball Brothers Foundation has approved grants for two endowments related to Muncie Community Schools. The funding will support the Director of Public Education/Chief Executive Officer position with the school district, which the foundation said will set Muncie apart from other communities.
October 18, 2019
Ball State University on Friday will have a ribbon-cutting for its new Health Professions Building.
October 14, 2019
According to the Indiana Department of Education, Pourcho is a graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art Education, with K12 Honors. Following graduation, Pourcho began her teaching career at Danville’s North Elementary.
October 9, 2019
Ball State University is launching crowdfunding campaign for 17 new projects that it says will make an immediate impact on the campus community. The projects that would benefit range from buying instruments for the Pride of Mid-American Marching Band to travel funding for the school’s Jazz Club.
September 27, 2019
Leaders from Muncie Community Schools are attending a conference Wednesday through Thursday to discuss the partnership between the district and Ball State University.
September 18, 2019
Ball State University is a growing school. Geoffrey Means, the president of BSU, stopped by Midday Tuesday. He discussed the university’s record enrollment, what makes the 2019 freshman class a unique group and about recently breaking ground on new building on campus.
September 6, 2019
Ball State University will Friday break ground on its new $87.5 million, five-story structure that will house the school’s chemistry and biology departments.
May 3, 2019
All over the Hoosier state, you'll find communities with interesting names. We're traversing the state to find out where they came from.
April 9, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to become the first Indiana governor to deliver a spring commencement speech at Ball State University.
January 23, 2019
The IU School of Business has topped a new list. The US News and World Report ranking also said Ball State University's Miller College of Business also reached the top 20 in the online MBA rankings.
January 14, 2019
Ball State study says people are okay with robots as long as they are not in charge. The study focused mainly on robots working in hotels.
November 1, 2018
A Ball State University economist said Monday the aftermath of Hurricane Florence could affect prices for homebuilding materials in Indiana and across the country.
January 31, 2018
Story notes some students at Ball State University will soon have more options when it comes to housing. The university will be adding “gender inclusive” rooms, designed for LGBTQ and gender non-conforming students. Note: WTHR-13 and WRTV-6 also reported on the program. Placements are due to a story idea developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
February 21, 2017
Story focuses on a member of the men’s basketball team.
November 9, 2016
Story notes Colts star Pat McAfee is beefing up his off-field career in the entertainment industry, preparing to shoot a pilot episode for a talent competition in December. Note: Inside Indiana Business, The Star Press and The Indianapolis Star also reported on the project.
October 26, 2016
Story notes that the Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Ball State University Thursday morning.