Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors

Events and Workshops


The Department of Mathematics hosted the 2016 Midwestern Workshop on Asymptotic Analysis, which was fully funded by the National Science Foundation.  

Plan to attend the next Institute-sponsored workshop for faculty on Thursday, March 23, 2017!
Dr. Ryan Yoder will present "Writing External Grant Proposals"

OAA Sponsors National Conference:
Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (MAICS) Conference Series at IPFW April 28-29, 2017

Science and Society at IPFW 

SASI 2017 logo NEW 

Saturday, March 18, 2017 

10:30 AM -1:00 PM 

Location: Walb Classic Ballroom 

Visit the SASI website and register TODAY!

Internal Funding Opportunities

2017 Grant Call for Proposals 

The Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors (Institute), in collaboration with PDS, is now accepting applications from tenure and tenure track faculty for the following internal funding opportunities:

IRSC Faculty Course Release Grant

IRSC Faculty Community Engagement Grant

IRSC Collaborative Research Grant

Please visit the Internal Funding page for detailed information. 

Congratulations to the Institute's 2016 Course Release Grants, Collaborative Grants, and Community Engagement Grants awardees!



IRSC photo internal grants

Dr. Ahmed Mustafa instructs a team of student researchers

Faculty in the News

2016 Portal to the Public Faculty and Grad Student Fellows

Thank you to the following faculty members and graduate student for their participation in Science Central's Portal to the Public program.

The interactive learning experience prepared the group to present their research to Science Central's general public.

Congratulations to the 2016 Portal to the Public Fellows: 

Dr. Aleshia Hayes (ETCS)         Assistant Professor of Computer Science      

Dr. John Licato (ETCS)              Assistant Professor of Computer Science  

Dr. Atefeh Mohammadpour(ETCS) Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering Technology 

Dr. Vamsi Nalam (COAS)         Assistant Professor of Biology 

Patrick Selig (COAS)                   Biology Graduate Student 

Dr. Steven Stevenson (COAS)   Associate Professor of Chemistry 

IPFW Connect Magazine



Dr. Rachel Rayburn leads a class discussion

Visit the Office of Academic Affairs website to access all Connect issues

Upcoming Connect issues coming out April and the summer issue in August/September



UC2 moderator Prof. Abe Schwab led the panel discussion titled "Elder Care in Ft. Wayne: Mind, Body, Community" on January 31, 2017. Panelists included Prof. Elliott Blumenthal, Prof. Suzanne Rumsey, Prof. Nila Reimer, Prof. Beth Kaskel, and Keith Huffman, elder law attorney. 



University Community Conversation

Follow UC2 on Facebook and Twitter

Watch for more UC2 events in 2017! 

IPFW Sponsorship Day


Upcoming Event: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Learn more about this unique partnership


Portal to the Public


Dr. Punya Nachappa shares information about plant life with young visitors

Portal to the Public at Science Central is coming Fall 2017! 

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