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Sculpture with Purpose™ Installation Schedule for Week of May 12

Sculpture with Purpose™ Installation Schedule for Week of May 12

May 12, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Here is the updated list of Sculpture with Purpose™ Installations for the week of May 12:
Senior Exhibition Showcases Student Interior Designs

Senior Exhibition Showcases Student Interior Designs

May 07, 2014 Fort Wayne, Ind.—The 2014 Interior Design Senior Exhibition at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) showcases senior student designs for a variety of spaces, including a condominium, restaurant, single family house, church, and a special needs educational facility.
Town Hall Series Addresses Underage Drinking

Town Hall Series Addresses Underage Drinking

May 05, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Underage drinking kills children, harms the community, and robs northeast Indiana of its future. To address this problem, the first in a series of Town Hall Meetings will take place Tuesday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the Public Safety Academy at Ivy Tech South.
Yunker Appointed IPFW Chief of Police

Yunker Appointed IPFW Chief of Police

April 28, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Julie Yunker has been appointed as chief of police at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). In this role, she will lead and guide all aspects of the University Police Department’s strategic initiatives and daily operations. She is the first woman to hold the position in IPFW’s history.
Kaufeld Appointed IPFW Chief Communications Officer

Kaufeld Appointed IPFW Chief Communications Officer

April 28, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—John Kaufeld has been appointed chief communications officer at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). In this position, he will focus on the university’s strategic communications plan, support the news media’s coverage of IPFW, and serve as the university’s official spokesperson.
Actress/Author Marilu Henner and Scholarship Recipients Headline 2014 Tapestry: A Day for You

Actress/Author Marilu Henner and Scholarship Recipients Headline 2014 Tapestry: A Day for You

April 25, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Nearly $40,000 in Tapestry Parkview Health Sciences Scholarships were awarded to six Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) students today (April 25, 2014) at the annual event Tapestry: A Day for You at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Six IPFW Sculpture with Purpose™ Bike Racks to be Installed Thursday

Six IPFW Sculpture with Purpose™ Bike Racks to be Installed Thursday

April 23, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Six sculptural bike racks, all part of IPFW Sculpture with Purpose, the flagship 50th Celebration public art project for Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), will be installed tomorrow, (Thursday, April 24) beginning at approximately 8 a.m.
IPFW Announces Student Employees and Supervisor of the Year

IPFW Announces Student Employees and Supervisor of the Year

April 21, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—National Student Employment Week culminated at IPFW last week with the announcement of three awards. Two students, one an undergraduate, the other a graduate student, were named Student Employees of the Year and a staff member was named Outstanding Student Supervisor of the Year.
IPFW History Department Hosts Annual Undergraduate Conference

IPFW History Department Hosts Annual Undergraduate Conference

April 21, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Twelve IPFW students majoring in history, as well as education, English, German, and anthropology, will present their papers based on the research they conducted in their upper-level history classes at the Sixth Annual History Department Undergraduate Conference, Saturday, April 26.
The Old and New Faces of Poverty Spotlighted in Film and Panel Discussion

The Old and New Faces of Poverty Spotlighted in Film and Panel Discussion

April 21, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—What does the face of poverty in the United States look like? You can find out Monday, May 5, by attending a special screening of a short documentary film by Emmy Award-winning writer and producer Linda Midgett.