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IPFW in the News for March 27, 2017

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March 27

Procrastination a taxing trait
Journal Gazette
But according to IPFW associate professor of psychology Dr. Lesa Rae Vartanian, procrastination can't be all that bad.

Mastodons' strong start doesn't last
Journal Gazette
IPFW's men's basketball season came to a painful end on Sunday as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi overcame an 11-point first-half deficit to beat the Mastodons 78-62 in a CollegeInsiders Postseason Tournament quarterfinal game at the Dugan Wellness Center.

March 26

IPFW rested for CIT quarters
Journal Gazette
The IPFW men's basketball team has played one game in the last 19 days but has advanced to the Postseason Tournament quarterfinals today in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Broadway’s hip vibe is alive in art studios
Journal Gazette
"They like these sketches better than a painting I've spent 100 hours on," said Lupkin whose paintings now show in Chicago as well as Indianapolis. The Bishop Luers High School and IPFW graduate grew up helping his father in the studio, so it seems natural that he'd live there now for the last four years.

Serving up student experiences
Journal Gazette
Students at nearby IPFW get a similar experience through The Stag, a student-operated restaurant that serves comfort food, British style. It is open Thursdays for lunch at the Holiday Inn.

Schools studying ideas for GE site
Journal Gazette
IPFW, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast and the University of Saint Francis have solicited information about the project, officials at those schools say. Wendy Robinson, superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools, expressed her interest when the sale was announced last month.

March 25

Allen County 4-H to host fish fry, kid's carnival fundraiser Saturday
The Allen County 4-H fish fry, kid's carnival, and silent auction will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. or until sold out at the IPFW Alumni Center, 1528 E. California Rd.

March 24

Anoushka Shankar to play at IPFW
Journal Gazette
Sitar musician Anoushka Shankar will perform Sunday at IPFW.

March 23

Long insists IPFW will be supported
Journal Gazette
About 25 IPFW students, alumni and professors visited the Statehouse on Wednesday for an annual peek at the legislative process. The event was highlighted by a meeting with Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, who tried to assure the group that state lawmakers would continue to financially support the dual campus.

IPFW going to Texas for CIT quarterfinals
Journal Gazette
IPFW will head to Texas for the quarterfinals of the Postseason Tournament.

From football to baseball, Donovan Clark alters path from IU to IPFW
Due to NCAA compliance rules, the IPFW coaching staff could not directly contact Clark. It was the Fort Wayne native to reach out first.

March 21

IPFW Health Fair to be Wednesday
Journal Gazette
The 28th annual IPFW Health Fair,“Be Empowered: Take Charge of Your Health,”will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Walb Student Union, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. The event is free and open to the public.

March 20

Vision for IPFW
Journal Gazette
As Indiana and Purdue University officials prepare to sever a partnership 50 years in the making, northeast Indiana residents who care about the future of IPFW are largely left on the sidelines.

IPFW hosts job fair Thursday
KPC News
The Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus will host its Industry Job Fair on Thursday, March 23, from noon to 3 p.m.