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March 26, 2018

IPFW in the News for March 26, 2018

Were you quoted by a reporter? Did you see the university featured in the media? Send the links for your news clips to the public relations team at news@ipfw.edu or tweet them to @IPFWnews.

March 25

Springing Into Action: Plenty of Outdoor Events as the Weather Warms Up
The Journal Gazette
Mastodon Stomp 5K, 2 p.m. April 15, IPFW Gates Athletic Center. There is also a 400-meter kids run or 100-meter kids dash. Register online at www.ipfw.edu/fitness or complete a brochure at the IPFW Athletics Center.

March 23

Lima Man with Vision Impairment Finally Sees
limaohio.com
Gage Morgan, an Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne student, now has the opportunity to see his future.

Expo Aims to Keep Workers in NE Indiana
Inside Indiana Business
Three Allen County Rotary clubs will Saturday host the 2018 Career Connections Expo on the campus of IPFW.

Entertainment Calendar for March 23, 2018
News-Sentinel
“VISTAAR – A CLASSICAL INDIAN MUSIC EXPLORATION,” featuring renowned Indian musicians Shashank Subramanyam, bamboo flute; Purbayan Chatterjee, sitar; Parupalli Phalgun, mridangam; and Anubrata Chatterjee, tabla, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Auer Performance Hall in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Cost: $10 per person, but free for students with school ID.

Brown Mackie Vet Tapped for IUFW
The Journal Gazette
Indiana and Purdue University trustees agreed to split IPFW into two institutions beginning July 1. Indiana University Fort Wayne and Purdue University Fort Wayne will evolve from that split. IUFW will be part of the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis system.

Music Listings
The Journal Gazette
TODAY – Faculty recital featuring Hamilton Tescarollo on piano – 7:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students, free for IPFW students; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/tickets.

March 22

IU Fort Wayne Hires Former Brown Mackie Administrator
The Journal Gazette
Indiana and Purdue University trustees agreed to split IPFW into two institutions beginning July 1. Indiana University Fort Wayne and Purdue University Fort Wayne will evolve from that split. IUFW will be part of the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis system.

WHAT’S GOING ON
The Journal Gazette
IPFW Choral Ensembles with LaPorte High School Choral Ensembles – 7:30 p.m.; Auer Performance Hall, IPFW, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.; free for IPFW students, $7 adults, $6 seniors; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/tickets.

Olympic Gold Medalist Lloy Ball Opens His Vollegball Palace in Angola
News-Sentinel
“We plan to put all the club’s winnings up there,” the Woodlan High School and IPFW graduate said. “I don’t want it to be all about me, and I know that seems funny since it’s called Ball Sports Academy, but I want this to be the home for the kids.

March 21

Children’s Summit is Free to Public
KPC News
The morning keynote by Dr. Michelle Drouin will focus on sexting, social media and cell phone addictions.

Speaker on Front Lines in Equal Pay Battle
The Journal Gazette
“I was devastated. I was humiliated and thought, 'I don't see how I could get through a 12-hour shift.' I wanted to go home. I wanted to hide,” Ledbetter told a group of women's studies students at IPFW on Tuesday.

March 20

IPFW Unveils Prize for Political Science Students
The Journal Gazette
IPFW and Mark D. Ulmschneider have developed a new prize that will be awarded starting this spring to students in the university's political science department.

Pedestrian Bridges at IPFW’s Fort Wayne Campus a Safer Design than the Bridge in Deadly Collapse in Florida
News-Sentinel
The three pedestrian bridges at IPFW are nothing like the design of the bridge that collapsed Thursday at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, killing six people and injuring eight others.

Fair Pay Activist Ledbetter Speaks at IPFW
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
Lilly Ledbetter wrapped up the year’s Omnibus Lecture Series at IPFW Tuesday night. She famously sued her employer after she found out she was making thousands less than her male counter parts.

March 19

Lilly Ledbetter to Conclude Omnibus Lecture Series at IPFW
Hot 107.9
Lilly Ledbetter will be the final lecturer in the 2017–18 Omnibus Lecture Series season at IPFW.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Holds Spring Campus Visit
WFFT TV FOX Fort Wayne
Purdue University Fort Wayne, formerly IPFW, held their annual spring campus visit Sunday afternoon.

Teacher Honor Roll / Education Notebook
The Journal Gazette
Molly Potts: Education: B.S. in elementary education endorsed as a reading specialist from IPFW.

BBB Names 2018 Students of Integrity – Nine Regional Students Who Will Receive a $2000 Scholarship
News-Sentinel
The five University Students of Integrity are: Nickolas Balsiger, Huntington University; Natasha Grove, Indiana University-South Bend; Shannon Lee, Manchester University; Lisbeth Nelson, University of Saint Francis; and Laura Polvado, IPFW. Polvado earned the scholarship earmarked for non-traditional students, endowed by EWI of Fort Wayne.