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Research Project Illustration Makes the Cover of the Journal of the American Chemical Society

Research Project Illustration Makes the Cover of the Journal of the American Chemical Society

December 18, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—IPFW Associate Professor of Chemistry Steven Stevenson is no stranger to having research papers he authored or co-authored appear in scientific journals. However, he was not expecting a graphic illustration from his latest co-authored paper to be selected to grace the cover of the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS).
Chinese Educators Reflect on Year-Long Mentoring Program at IPFW While Another Group Arrives

Chinese Educators Reflect on Year-Long Mentoring Program at IPFW While Another Group Arrives

December 17, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Nearly a year ago, four faculty members from Hangzhou Normal University (HNU) in Hangzhou, China, arrived in Fort Wayne for a one-year mentoring program with their counterparts at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Now they are getting ready to go back to China, with new perspectives and teaching methods to share with their colleagues and students.
IPFW Student Newspaper Receives National Recognition

IPFW Student Newspaper Receives National Recognition

December 11, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) student newspaper, The Communicator, was recently the recipient of a national award at the annual convention of The Associated College Press (ACP). The student-run publication received the ACP Design of the Year Award in the Illustration Category.
Civil Rights Activist-Radio Personality to Keynote 2nd Annual Chocolate Hour

Civil Rights Activist-Radio Personality to Keynote 2nd Annual Chocolate Hour

December 11, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—IPFW's Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the MLK Club Inc. of Fort Wayne are sponsoring the Second Annual Chocolate Hour, Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at 7 p.m. in the Walb Student Union International Ballroom.
Academy Award-Winning Actress and Author Sissy Spacek is Keynote Speaker for Tapestry: A Day for You

Academy Award-Winning Actress and Author Sissy Spacek is Keynote Speaker for Tapestry: A Day for You

December 11, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Academy Award and Golden Globe winner, Emmy nominee, actress, wife, mother, and author all describe Sissy Spacek, the 2013 Tapestry: A Day for You keynote speaker. Tapestry takes place Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Students Can “Go to the Dogs” to De-Stress for Finals Week

Students Can “Go to the Dogs” to De-Stress for Finals Week

December 06, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Finals week can be extremely stressful for students as they cram in last-minute studying before taking numerous tests, then spend more time worrying over their grades.
High School Science Teachers Learn About Electromagnetic Applications in Workshop at IPFW

High School Science Teachers Learn About Electromagnetic Applications in Workshop at IPFW

December 05, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Science teachers from Leo, Columbia City, Huntington, Lakeland, and Eastbrook high schools are taking part in a three-day workshop at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) this week.
IPFW Changes Time for 2013 Commencement

IPFW Changes Time for 2013 Commencement

December 05, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will celebrate its 46th annual commencement ceremony at a new time in 2013. The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Crisler’s New Book of Prose Set to the Music of Heartbreak

Crisler’s New Book of Prose Set to the Music of Heartbreak

December 05, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Assistant Professor of English Curtis L. Crisler has published a new collection of prose poems—an album of heartbreak music in verse—Soundtrack to Latchkey Boy.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Honored for Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Honored for Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education

December 04, 2012 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—IPFW's Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs George S. McClellan was recently honored at the 2012 NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) Region IV-East Conference with the Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award.