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IPFW Hosts Indiana’s Largest Robotics Tournament for Kids

IPFW Hosts Indiana’s Largest Robotics Tournament for Kids

December 05, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Is it possible for youth to be better prepared than most adults for natural disasters? They just might be if they were on one of the 303 Indiana FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) robotic teams this year.
IPFW Professor to Lecture on Holocaust Remembrance in Belorussia

IPFW Professor to Lecture on Holocaust Remembrance in Belorussia

December 03, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Ann Livschiz, associate professor of history at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), will speak Tuesday, December 17, at 7 p.m. at the Congregation Achduth Vesholom about her research on the way the Holocaust was remembered and commemorated in the territory of Belorussia.
IPFW Commemorates World AIDS Day

IPFW Commemorates World AIDS Day

December 03, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is hosting a special event in honor of World AIDS Day on December 2. "Getting to Zero" will take place on the IPFW campus in the Walb Classic Ballroom from noon to 1:15 p.m.
IPFW Graduate Student Wins at National Conference

IPFW Graduate Student Wins at National Conference

November 27, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Chris Culkin, a graduate biology student at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), won first place at the annual national meeting of the Entomological Society of America for his poster titled "Drought Stress in Soybean: Impacts on Soybean Aphid Populations And Soybean Mosaic Virus."
IPFW Tapestry Morning Speaker Has Gone

IPFW Tapestry Morning Speaker Has Gone "From Heartland to Hollywood"

November 26, 2013 Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is proud to welcome Fort Wayne native Courtney Leigh Heins as the morning speaker at the annual Tapestry: A Day For You event on Friday, April 25, 2014.
IPFW Student Receives Prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

IPFW Student Receives Prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

November 26, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—James Schwartz a sophomore computer and electrical engineering technology major at IPFW, is one of over 700 American undergraduate students from 341 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Schwartz will study abroad in Australia at Queensland University of Technology during the Spring 2014 academic term.
IPFW Professor to Lecture on Devotional Music

IPFW Professor to Lecture on Devotional Music

November 26, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—As part the College of Arts and Science’s First Mondays series, Erik Ohlander, associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), will present “Mysticism, Musicality, and Folk Epic: The Tragedy of Hir-Ranjha in a Kafi Performed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (d. 1997)”
Homecoming 2013 Will Have Students 'Feel the Rumble'

Homecoming 2013 Will Have Students 'Feel the Rumble'

November 26, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is gearing up for Homecoming 2013. This year's week-long celebration, "Feel the Rumble," will run from December 2–7, 2013, finishing on Saturday with the IPFW men's basketball game against Dartmouth at 7 p.m.
Nursing Event Showcases Scholarly Work of Students, Faculty

Nursing Event Showcases Scholarly Work of Students, Faculty

November 26, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is hosting a nursing spectacular November 22 in Walb Student Union from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will showcase the scholarly work of students and faculty in the nursing department as well as provide networking opportunities for students.
IPFW TRiO Upward Bound Donates Piñatas to Botanical Conservatory

IPFW TRiO Upward Bound Donates Piñatas to Botanical Conservatory

November 26, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Every year the Botanical Conservatory decorates their Desert Garden with piñatas that are handmade from various community groups in an exhibit called "Piñata Paradise." This year, the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) TRiO Upward Bound group has participated.