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Purdue Fort Wayne will not pursue vaccine mandate

October 14, 2021
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After careful due diligence and consideration—and with significant input from the campus community—the university's leadership team has reached the unanimous decision that implementation of a vaccine mandate for the spring semester is simply not feasible.

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Office of International Education plays key role for many student-athletes

Office of International Education plays key role for many student-athletes

October 21, 2021 The Purdue University Fort Wayne Office of International Education is essential in the Mastodons' efforts to recruit and develop relationships with overseas students. Their work contributes to a diverse and inclusive environment on campus.
Tickets available at noon for Purdue Fort Wayne Omnibus speaker Ashley C. Ford on Nov. 4

Tickets available at noon for Purdue Fort Wayne Omnibus speaker Ashley C. Ford on Nov. 4

October 21, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Tickets for “Somebody’s Daughter” by Ashley C. Ford, Purdue University Fort Wayne’s second presenter in the 2021–22 Omnibus Speaker Series, will be available beginning at noon Thursday.
Omnibus speaker Nichols: 'Stop arguing about the facts'

Omnibus speaker Nichols: 'Stop arguing about the facts'

October 19, 2021 In his first public speaking engagement in two years, Tom Nichols opened Purdue Fort Wayne's 2021–22 Omnibus Speaker Series on Tuesday night. A professor at the Naval War College and expert on the role that warfare plays in international affairs, Nichols discussed how experts are facing increasing pushback and the dangers of rejecting their advice and findings.
Media availability with Omnibus speaker Tom Nichols

Media availability with Omnibus speaker Tom Nichols

October 18, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A media availability with Tom Nichols, Purdue University Fort Wayne’s first Omnibus series speaker for the 2021–22 season, will be offered Tuesday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. in the Honors Center classroom.
A STEM Pioneer on Campus

A STEM Pioneer on Campus

October 12, 2021 Becca (Rebecca) Essig is an assistant professor of engineering in the Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering and first-year engineering program coordinator for the College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science at Purdue University Fort Wayne. She is also a pioneer in search of expanding STEM opportunities for women and girls.
Tickets now available for Purdue Fort Wayne Omnibus speaker Tom Nichols on Oct. 19

Tickets now available for Purdue Fort Wayne Omnibus speaker Tom Nichols on Oct. 19

October 05, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Tickets are now available for “Defending Experts in an Anti-Factual Age,” by Tom Nichols, the first speaker in the Purdue University Fort Wayne 2021–22 Omnibus Speaker Series.
Purdue Fort Wayne streamlines on-campus box office operations for ticketed events

Purdue Fort Wayne streamlines on-campus box office operations for ticketed events

September 23, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The two primary on-campus box offices at Purdue University Fort Wayne are updating and simplifying ticket-buying procedures for patrons who prefer to get theirs in person and in advance of the day of the event.
Purdue Fort Wayne announces 2021–22 lineup for Omnibus Speaker Series

Purdue Fort Wayne announces 2021–22 lineup for Omnibus Speaker Series

September 20, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—An expert on international security affairs, a best-selling author originally from Fort Wayne, a social activist battling online bullying, and the former chairman of the GOP who now analyzes politics on TV headline the 26th season of the Purdue University Fort Wayne Omnibus Speaker Series, which returns following an 18-month hiatus due to COVID-19.
Community invited to attend Military Appreciation Day events today at Purdue Fort Wayne

Community invited to attend Military Appreciation Day events today at Purdue Fort Wayne

September 16, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Anyone in the area is invited to the Purdue University Fort Wayne campus to observe the celebration of Military Appreciation Day.
New criminal justice degree at Purdue Fort Wayne sets stage for inaugural symposium

New criminal justice degree at Purdue Fort Wayne sets stage for inaugural symposium

September 15, 2021 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—In recognition of its newly offered bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration is hosting its first symposium on the subject.

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