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Manoochehr Zoghi named new dean of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Manoochehr Zoghi named new dean of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

March 30, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (ETCS) at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) welcomes Manoochehr Zoghi, Ph.D., as its new dean.
Annual IPFW Symposium Presents Best of Student Research

Annual IPFW Symposium Presents Best of Student Research

March 29, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The 19th Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will take place Wednesday, March 30.
'Criminalization of Homelessness' Explored with Documentary and Panel Discussion

'Criminalization of Homelessness' Explored with Documentary and Panel Discussion

March 28, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—IPFW student organizations will host a fundraising and awareness event surrounding the issue of homelessness, particularly as it exists within Fort Wayne and greater northeast Indiana.
Career Connections Week Kicks off March 28 at IPFW

Career Connections Week Kicks off March 28 at IPFW

March 24, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Career Connections Week, an entire week dedicated to career-focused events for students, kicks off March 28 at IPFW. The week begins with the Reverse Career Fair and culminates with an Immersion Excursion experience for students at Sweetwater Sound.
Medieval Scholars at IPFW Invite Public to Consider 'Why Books Matter'

Medieval Scholars at IPFW Invite Public to Consider 'Why Books Matter'

March 23, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—‘Why Books Matter’ and other topic will be explored as part of a two-day Medieval Books Symposium at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) on March 30 and 31.
Will New CDC Guidelines Leave More People Suffering from Chronic Pain?

Will New CDC Guidelines Leave More People Suffering from Chronic Pain?

March 17, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidelines that attempt to balance the needs of people with chronic pain against the country's growing opioid painkiller crisis.
Kalamaras Honored with First-ever IPFW Faculty Engagement Award

Kalamaras Honored with First-ever IPFW Faculty Engagement Award

March 16, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—George Kalamaras is a professor of English at IIPFW, a post he has held since 1990. Kalamaras recently served a two-year term as Indiana Poet Laureate from January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2015. To honor his engagement, IPFW will present him with the first-ever Featured Faculty for Excellence in Engagement award.
2016 Summit Scholarship Recipients Announced

2016 Summit Scholarship Recipients Announced

March 15, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016–17 Chapman Scholarship, Doermer Distinguished Scholarship, and Auer Scholarship.
2015–16 Outstanding Research Award Honors IPFW Mathematician's Quest to Minimize Energy

2015–16 Outstanding Research Award Honors IPFW Mathematician's Quest to Minimize Energy

March 15, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Whether we study electrical charges in equilibrium, orifices of pollen grain, or fullerene molecules, the mathematical model consists of minimizing the potential energy of spherical point configurations. In recognition of these pursuits, IPFW will honor Professor Peter Dragnev, chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and co-director of the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics, with the 2015–16 Outstanding Research Award.
Amateur Paleontologist Discovers Big Error in Tiny Phosphatic Fossils

Amateur Paleontologist Discovers Big Error in Tiny Phosphatic Fossils

March 14, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Fossils constitute some of the best evidence of past life and environments, but do fossils always faithfully record that life? A study based on research generated by a collaborative team of amateur paleontologists in the Cincinnati area, IPFW faculty from the Departments of Biology and Geosciences, and geosciences undergraduate students that has been published in the scientific journal PALAIOS explores this question.