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IPFW Hosts 23rd Engineers Week High School Bridge Contest

IPFW Hosts 23rd Engineers Week High School Bridge Contest

February 19, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Spectators cheering each bridge as the “crusher” does its job is the highlight of the annual Engineers Week High School Bridge Contest, which takes place this Saturday, February 22.
Indiana Poet Laureate to Celebrate State Appointment with Special Poetry Reading

Indiana Poet Laureate to Celebrate State Appointment with Special Poetry Reading

February 18, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Newly appointed Indiana Poet Laureate and Professor of English George Kalamaras will celebrate his state appointment by reading his original poetry for the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and greater Fort Wayne communities.
2014 Tapestry: A Day for You Event Details, Award Recipient Announced

2014 Tapestry: A Day for You Event Details, Award Recipient Announced

February 17, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Tapestry—A Day for You 2014 will feature comedic actress and best-selling author Marilu Henner as the luncheon keynote speaker; more than a dozen different breakout sessions; and the introduction of Patsy Dumas as the 2014 Dedication Award recipient. Dumas was introduced at a news conference this morning.
Kelley Hartley Hutton Named IPFW Athletic Director

Kelley Hartley Hutton Named IPFW Athletic Director

February 17, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Following a six-month national search, Kelley Hartley Hutton, head women’s volleyball coach at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), has been named director of athletics, effective immediately.
Indiana Students to Get Free Help in Filing for Financial Aid at College Goal Sunday

Indiana Students to Get Free Help in Filing for Financial Aid at College Goal Sunday

February 14, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and 38 other Indiana sites to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday, set for 2 p.m., February 23.
Linguists Search for Forgotten Languages in Feature Film

Linguists Search for Forgotten Languages in Feature Film

February 13, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—There are currently over 7,000 distinct languages spoken across the world. Countless languages have been lost in translation throughout the centuries. Join professors David Harrison and Gregory Anderson as they navigate the corners of the globe to research a few hidden and forgotten languages in their film The Linguists.
IPFW to Host Inaugural Midwest Public Affairs Conference

IPFW to Host Inaugural Midwest Public Affairs Conference

February 13, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is proud to announce that the Department of Public Policy will host the inaugural Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC) on March 27–29, 2014.
Author Jody LePage to Present Story that Shaped Civil Rights History

Author Jody LePage to Present Story that Shaped Civil Rights History

February 12, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—After the murder of her brother in 1958, Sylvia Bell White relocated to Los Angeles, far away from the "justifiable homicide" verdict that resulted in the acquittal of the two police officers who killed her brother, Daniel Bell. It wasn't until 1998 that Bell White started to write her story, along with the help of historian Jody LePage.
IPFW Open House to Welcome Prospective Adult Students

IPFW Open House to Welcome Prospective Adult Students

February 12, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Going back to school can be a daunting challenge for those wanting to complete their college studies or increase their professional skills. What to major in, how to pay for it, and when to take classes are just a few of the decisions that new and returning students struggle with.
Award-Winning Play Presented in Celebration of VDAY 2014

Award-Winning Play Presented in Celebration of VDAY 2014

February 11, 2014 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Women's Studies program at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) along with Campus Feminists in Solidarity and the Fort Wayne Center for Nonviolence will host the award-winning play Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues in celebration of V-Day 2014.