IPFW In the News for May 26-June 1, 2015

IPFW in the News for June 1, 2015

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May 31

Business Calendar
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW Division of Continuing Studies is offering Funding Options and Financial Literacy for Small Business, 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 15, $15. Info: 481-6619 or

May 30

VIDEO: Girl Scouts partner with FWCS, IPFW to put on STEM Conference
The conference gave students in grades 6-12 a chance to explore stem careers and talk to women working in the field.

May 29

People on the move
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Tamarah Brownlee joined IPFW as the Director of Human Resources and Institutional Equity.

IPFW to Host Girl Scout STEM Conference
Inside Indiana Business
Girl Scouts will learn about STEM careers this weekend at IPFW. Organizers say Saturday's one-day STEM conference in Fort Wayne will feature hands-on activities and career sessions.

Verbatim: IPFW honors Linda Ruffolo, Irene Walters
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) honored long-time community and campus leaders Linda Ruffolo (posthumously) and Irene Walters as IPFW Champions in a private ceremony at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center in late May.

May 28

Purdue Approves Another Tuition Freeze
Inside Indiana Business
Purdue University trustees have approved a tuition freeze for the West Lafayette campus through the 2016-2017 academic year. The move means base tuition will not have changed for four consecutive years.

VIDEO: Abe Schwab, IPFW Associate Professor of Philosophy, sits on the LIFEAhead panel
Abe Schwab discusses what could happen if you were to become incapacitated.

May 27

IPFW Renovates Campus Dining Services Over the Summer
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IPFW has announced a series of renovations to campus dining that will transform the facilities in Kettler Hall and the Walb Student Union from a few branded national chain options to concept-based dining featuring fresh, healthy food options.

IPFW renovating dining services
21 Alive
IPFW is using the summer vacation to renovate some of the dining services on campus.

May 26

OPINION: Art and how we talk about it is part of city's image
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Active public commentary has also surrounded Wunderkammer’s graffiti murals, IPFW’s Sculpture with Purpose bike racks, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s reinstallation of Mark di Suvero’s Helmholtz sculpture in Freimann Square and the refurbishment of the Anthony Wayne statue in Freimann Square.

IPFW Political Scientist Weighs In On Governor Primary
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Despite the RFRA blowback, IPFW political scientist Andy Downs says a challenger would be hard pressed to break Pence‘s hold on conservative voters, and says the pool of crossover votes probably isn’t enough to put Pence in jeopardy, unless a multicandidate primary fractures the conservative vote and gives a third candidate an opening,

Local team wins gold at USA Volleyball nationals
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
A Fort Wayne volleyball team filled with IPFW graduates won the top division title Tuesday night at the USA Volleyball National Open in Detroit.