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The following articles highlight the recent mentions of IPFW research, people, programs, and events in the media. See IPFW featured in the media? Send any news clips to John Kaufeld, chief communications officer, at john.kaufeld@ipfw.edu.

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IPFW in the News for July 27, 2015

Were you quoted by a reporter? Did you see IPFW featured in the media? Send the links for your news clips to John Kaufeld, chief communications officer, at john.kaufeld@ipfw.edu or tweet them to @IPFWnews.


July 27

A good deal to say; Two academics see much to like in Iran agreement
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
When two area academics who have followed the negotiations and ensuing debate talked separately about the Iran deal last week, the similarities in their analyses seemed almost eerie. But Manchester University’s Benson Onyeji and IPFW’s James Toole were making virtually the same points about the agreement to delay Iran’s development of a nuclear weapon.

July 26

CHALLENGE on CAMPUS; Colleges struggling with new sex-assault rules
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
“Title IX morphed into something much larger than it began,” said Christine Marcuccilli, the Title IX coordinator at IPFW. “And it makes perfect sense to do what they did under the law. Of course, you can’t learn if you’re scared of your stalker who’s in class with you.”

Economy's sweet spot beckons
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The unemployment percentage is also propped up by unskilled workers, who can be among the last to dive back into the workforce, said Ellen Cutter, director of the Community Research Institute at IPFW.

July 24

Channeling a breakthrough for wireless technology
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
The first Fort Wayne business to sprout from locally developed Purdue Research Foundation technology will capitalize on the growth of wireless broadband.

Ivy Tech keeps campusLink service running
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW opted out of the service this year. When reached for comment, an IPFW spokesman sent an email to The Journal Gazette that read: “When we looked at how our students used campusLink compared to the money we put into it each year, the math didn’t work. For whatever reason, our students weren’t riding campusLink enough. It’s a great service that meets the needs of Ivy Tech’s students very well. Unfortunately, it just didn’t work for our students.”

July 23

Ex-Lady Cardinal Cromwell coaching at IPFW
The Beaumont Enterprise
Former Lamar softball star Casey Cromwell has transitioned from player to coach and is currently serving as an assistant at IPFW.

Source: Multiple IPFW women’s basketball players cited for alcohol possession
WANE
Several members of the IPFW Women’s Basketball team were cited for underage drinking early Thursday morning, according to a source.

IPFW students win global business competition
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Students at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne took first and second place in three categories of a business simulation competition that pitted them against students from more than 600 universities around the world.

5 IPFW women's players cited for misdemeanor
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Five players on the IPFW women's basketball team were cited for illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage Thursday.

Source: IPFW women’s basketball players cited for alcohol possession
WLFI
Several members of the IPFW Women’s Basketball team were cited for underage drinking late Wednesday, according to a source.

July 22

IPFW AD manages transitions in 1st year
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
In her first season at the helm, IPFW Athletic Director Kelley Hartley Hutton was faced with a year of transition for herself, some new coaches as well young rosters on many of the Mastodons’ athletic programs.

IPFW builds mini-observatory
WANE
Engineers from Explora-Dome traveled to Fort Wayne Monday to install the observatory at IPFW and finished that installation Wednesday morning.

IPFW building telescope observatory on campus
Lafayette Journal & Courier
A professor hopes construction of a telescope observatory on the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne campus will help boost interest in astronomy among students.

Soccer fest is back at IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The 16th annual Shindigz National Soccer Festival will return to the IPFW’s Hefner Fields on Aug. 21-22 after a one-year hiatus.

Telescope observatory being built on IPFW campus
WANE
A professor hopes construction of a telescope observatory on the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne campus will help boost interest in astronomy among students.

School News
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
• IPFW students enrolled in the summer Business J401 Administrative Policies class competed in the Business Strategy Game and earned first place worldwide for Earnings Per Share and Stock Price and second place in Return on Average Equity.

• IPFW and the IPFW Native Trees of Indiana River Walk and website will be featured nationally in a series of articles in the Society of Municipal Arborists magazine City Trees.

• IPFW will hold accelerated admission days 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursdays in July at 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Contact 481-6812 or ask@ipfw.edu for more information.

July 21

IPFW building small astronomical observatory
FortWayne.com
A former engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Gillam joined the IPFW faculty in 2012. He lobbied for construction of the observatory to help advance the learning of undergraduate students interested in astronomy, he said.

A Better Fort Presents: BAALS Music Festival
Living Fort Wayne
If you stop by and take a look this year, you will be amazed by just how large the festival has gotten. With continued support from A Better Fort and Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) as a title sponsor, BAALS is continuing to expand into one of largest EDM festivals in the Midwest.

VIDEO: IPFW Political Scientist Michael Wolf on Donald Trumps chances of securing the Republican Nomination for President of the United States.
WANE

Marauders hone their skills with former Olympic gold medalist
The Greenfield Reporter
All eyes were front and center as 2008 Olympic gold medalist and IPFW Alum Lloy Ball spoke in front of an attentive audience inside the Mt. Vernon High School auxiliary gym.

IPFW Adds Summit City Native Andrea Williams To Staff
WANE
IPFW head women’s basketball coach Chris Paul has announced that former Air Force head coach and Fort Wayne native Andrea Williams has been added to the program’s coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. VIDEO

Mini-observatory to be built at IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Construction is underway for a new mini-observatory on IPFW's campus, officials said today. The observatory will be led by former NASA scientist Steve Gillam, now assistant professor of physics, the university said in a statement.

Stargazing at IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW students and Fort Wayne community members will have a new place to observe celestial bodies this fall.

IPFW building small astronomical observatory
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Studies at IPFW soon will boldly go where the university has never gone before — through the lens of its own telescope observatory.

July 20

IPFW business students earn top rankings in Business Strategy Game
The Around Fort Wayne Blog
Students in the Summer 2015 Business J401 Administrative Policies class at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) outpaced competitors from more than 600 universities in the Business Strategy Game to earn first place worldwide for Earnings Per Share and Stock Price and second place in Return on Average Equity.

Children's Fest Brings Thousands to IPFW Campus
INFortWayne.com
It was all about the kids at the Three Rivers Festival Children’s Fest July 17-18. The event took place on the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus and featured dozens of hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Our photo gallery gives you a look at all the fun!