Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors

Events and Workshops

Office of Academic Affairs presents the

2017- 2018 IPFW High School Intern Program (HSRI)

Registration is closed.

Learn about a new research opportunity for rising high school students in the Fort Wayne area who will work with IPFW faculty mentors. 

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Science and Society at IPFW 

SASI 2017 logo NEW 

Congratulations to this year's SASI winners: 

Winning Displays:

Presenters: Andrew Whiteman, Chenghao Bi, Zhitian Zhang

Display Title: A 3D-printed Modular Robotic Platform

Presenters: Jinlong Han, I-Chen Yu

Display Title: Dynamic of Soybean vein necrosis virus replication in vector soybean thrips

Winning Posters:

Presenter: Monica Ochola

Poster Title: Faculty Perception of Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Presenters: Elisa Hernandez, Genni Newsham, Jedidiah Davis

Poster Title: The Relationship Between Personality Traits and Attitudes  Towards Text Messsage Responses


Internal Funding Opportunities

In February, the Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors (Institute), in collaboration with PDS accepted 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

Congratulations to the Institute's 2017 Course Release Grants, Collaborative Grants, and Community Engagement Grants awardees!

Please visit the Internal Funding page for detailed information.



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

Portal to the Public


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

Portal to the Public at Science Central is Saturday, November 18, 2017!



On April 4th, moderator Professor Koichiro Otani led the UC2 panel discussion titled " Zika: What We Know and What We're Doing About It" in Walb Classic Ballroom.  Panelists included Deborah McMahan, M.D., Prof. Elliott Blumenthal, James E. Cameron, M.D., Robyn Schmucker, M.D., and Melissa Rice, D.O.


University Community Conversation

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IPFW Sponsorship Day



IPFW Sponsorship Day at Science Central

Saturday, February 17, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Learn more about this unique partnership

2017's IPFW Sponsorship Day at Science Central welcomed 1,097 visitors!



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