June 11, 2018

Purdue Fort Wayne in the News for June 11, 2018

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June 11

What’s Going On
The Journal Gazette  
Caio Pagano – 7:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; free.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: June 11 in Photos
2005 - Thae Thae, left, asks North Side High School graduate Maung Maung about his future plans for education. Saturday, members of the Burmese community gathered to honor graduating seniors, at Neff Hall on the IPFW campus.

June 8

CDC Reveals Suicides on the Rise, Several Prevention Resources Available
WANE TV NewsChannel 15  
Purdue Fort Wayne is hosting a suicide prevention conference. The keynote speaker survived an attempted suicide, by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.

June 6

Grant Helps International Adams Students Prepare for Next Steps
The money came at just the right time. The students were able to travel last week to IPFW and Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne. The trip showed the students just a few more options to help them make their next step.

June 5

Marine Biology Program Producing Successful Graduates from IPFW’s Fort Wayne Campus
When you think of students graduating from IPFW, it’s typical to think of them entering fields such as education, business, health care and engineering. But the university also is a hub for successful marine biology graduates.

OPINION: A Lingering Loss: 50 Years After Assassination, What-Ifs Swirl Around RFK
The Journal Gazette
But Michael Wolf, professor of political science at Purdue Fort Wayne, believes Kennedy's talents as a unifier might have prevented the upheaval at the Democratic convention in Chicago that August – disruption that ultimately helped lead both parties to total reliance on primaries and caucuses to select presidential candidates.

June 4

Athenaeum President to Leave Post at 124-Year-Old Landmark, Travel Globe
Indianapolis Business Journal
(Cassie) Stockamp, who has a master of business administration from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, was hired as president of the Athenaeum Foundation in 2007.