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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 Kimberly Wagner, director of public relations, at kimberly.wagner@ipfw.edu

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IPFW in the News for July 24, 2017

Were you quoted by a reporter? Did you see IPFW featured in the media? Send the links for your news clips to Kimberly Wagner, director of public relations, at kimberly.wagner@ipfw.edu or tweet them to @IPFWnews.

July 23

Column: True Team Effort – Community’s Help is Essential in IPFW Transitions
The Journal Gazette
As our institution makes a significant transition in its history, I’m repeatedly asked about different aspects of our future. Vicky L. Carwein is chancellor at IPFW.

Teens Help Keep TinCaps Rolling
The Journal Gazette
Former IPFW pitcher Evan Miller gave up an RBI double to Ben DeLuzio, which prompted the TinCaps to bring in Hansel Rodriguez.

We Need To Talk About Suicide
KPC News
In speaking with Alice Jordan-Miles of the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Behavioral Health & Family Studies Institute, she explained that it’s much simpler than you probably think it is.

Opinion: Sasso’s Misrepresentation of Facts Harms Civil Debate
Indy Star
As a political science professor for over three decades, my research, teaching and community engagement has sought to further understanding about religion and politics. Elliot Bartky, Department of Political Science associate professor, Indiana Purdue University, Ft. Wayne.

Downtown Filled with Pride
The Journal Gazette
Among the 80 local organizations participating with informational tables were Parkview Health, Lincoln Financial and PNC Bank. Project Quality at Ivy Tech Northeast, the LGBTQ Resource Center and Community Partners Against Student Suicide at IPFW also were giving out information.

July 22

SDSU Men’s Golf Team Honored by GCAA
Brookings Register
IPFW was the only other Summit League member to be honored.

July 21

Chancellor Finalists to be Named, Visit IPFW Campus
The Journal Gazette
The names of the four IPFW chancellor finalists are expected to be released next week.

Notebook: Miller Enjoys Return to Fort Wayne
The Journal Gazette
Evan Miller helped thrill the IPFW community in 2016 when his pitching played a part in the Mastodons reaching the Summit League Championship Series.

Congratulations Scholars! – Voice of the Township
The Waynedale News
He (Asiann Mitchell) wants to study law and politics and hopes one day to become the first African-American Senator from the state of Indiana. Asiann has been admitted to Indiana Purdue University at Fort Wayne.

Banks Announces Regional Job Fair Aug. 2
KPC News
Indiana 3rd District Rep. Jim Banks, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and WorkOne Northeast will team up to host a job fair Aug. 2 at the university.

This Week in Sex: Can Sexting Help Your Relationship
Rewire
Dr. Michelle Drouin, one of the article’s authors and a psychologist at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, told PsyPost that “many people experience regret or worry about the pictures they have sent to recent partners, and some even report discomfort and trauma at the time they sent the pictures.”

Banks Announces Job Fair at IPFW in August
92.7 FM FOX Sports Angola
The job fair will be at the IPFW Campus in Fort Wayne on August 2nd from 12 p-m to 3 p-m.

Increasing Number of Indiana Connections in Trump Administration
Indiana Public Media
Andy Downs is the director at IPFW’s Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics. He says administrations tend to look for people they know when filling openings.

July 20

IU, Purdue Recommit to Collaboration with Employers
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Northeast Indiana employers will continue to benefit from ongoing engagement with the state’s two major research universities – including their technology transfer efforts – following next year’s realignment of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IBA Future Leadership Adds to Board
Inside Indiana Business
“Part of it is people really don’t know him,” said Andy Downs, a political scientist at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. “And part of it is still a general lack of massive improvement, people say people in office aren’t doing their jobs well.”

Poll: Gov. Eric Holcomb Still Relatively Unknown to Indiana Voters
Indy Star
He (Ryan Hart) earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and his master’s degree in business administration at IPFW.

Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Board Member Receives National Award
News-Sentinel
The project also led to creation of the first-ever BBBSNEI (Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana) student organization and Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

July 19

John Hrehov
whatzup
Now a resident of Fort Wayne and the current chair of IPFW’s Department of Fine Arts, Hrehov has been teaching painting and drawing at IPFW for the last 25 years.

Rep. Banks Hosting Job Fair
WANE TV
Employers representing a wide range of industries will participate in an Aug. 2 job fair hosted by 3rd District U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., in conjunction with Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and WorkOne Northeast.

Rep Banks Hosting Job Fair
STAR 88.3
Employers representing a wide range of industries will participate in an Aug. 2 job fair hosted by 3rd District U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., in conjunction with Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and WorkOne Northeast.

July 18

Gold Medalist Planning New Volleyball Academy
Inside Indiana Business
Ball is the son of legendary IPFW men’s volleyball coach Arnie Ball, for whom he played in college as an All-American and multiple Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Player of the Year honoree for the Mastodons.

Have Second Thoughts About Sexting? You’re Not Alone
Huffington Post
Study author Michelle Drouin of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and her colleagues analyzed the results of an online survey of 352 undergraduates.

Five Artists Invited to Submit Proposals for Promenade Park Sculpture
News-Sentinel
Ruth Stone, an Arts United board member, project manager for IPFW’s Sculpture with Purpose project in 2014, which placed 50 bicycle rack sculptures around the city, and a Promenade Park sculpture committee leader.

July 17

Education Notebook
The Journal Gazette
IPFW will hold Enrollment Express Days July 26 and July 27 with appointments between 9 and 11 a.m. in the Office of Admissions in the Walb Student Union, room 121.  Enrollment Express is held in conjunction with Advising and Registration days.

City Champ Kept it Cool
The Journal Gazette
Madison Chesnutt, who plays for IPFW, was fourth at 10-over with a 77.

Casual Sexting May Not Be Great For You, So Think Twice Before Sending That Pic
Elite Daily
Study author Michelle Drouin explained to PsyPost, “Many people experience regret or worry about the pictures they have sent to recent partners, and some even report discomfort and trauma at the time they sent the pictures.”

July 16

Singer’s Proficiency Paying Off
The Journal Gazette
She has a two-stroke lead over Sarah Frazier, a Bishop Dwenger senior, who fired a 74. Madison Dabagia is in third place at 4-over, thanks to a second-round 72. Madison Chesnutt, who plays for IPFW, is in fourth at 5-over after a 74.

July 15

Mascots, Games and More at TRF Children’s Fest
News-Sentinel
Partly cloudy skies and the promise of lots of fun drew a large crowd Friday to the first day of the Three Rivers Festival’s Children’s Fest at IPFW.

Beautiful Weather, Events Welcome Visitors to Final Day of TRF
WANE TV
Saturday’s afternoon and evening events featured Children’s Fest and a Kids Fun Run at IPFW, helicopter rides, the 4th Annual Brew Review, Bike Night at Freimann Square, Partly cloudy skies and the promise of lots of fun drew a large crowd Friday to the first day of the Three Rivers Festival’s Children’s Fest at IPFW.

Teens Get Fast Start, Share Lead
The Journal Gazette
Frazier, 17, and Singer, an 18-year-old Saint Francis player, have a five-stroke lead over Morgan Dabagia and IPFW’s Madison Chesnutt heading into today’s second round.

TinCaps’ 5-Game Winning Streak Ends
The Journal Gazette
Former IPFW pitcher Evan Miller was called up to the TinCaps prior to Saturday’s game against Peoria from Short-Season A Tri-City.

July 13

Job Fair at IPFW on August 2
NIDIA News
Plan to attend and register your organization today for the IPFW Job Fair, hosted by Indiana Third District  Congressman Jim Banks!

Sister Seeks Answers in Lake Ave. Homicide
The Journal Gazette
Rosie was a Harding High School graduate and attended IPFW and Indiana University in Bloomington as a business and journalism major.

Colleges Targeting In-State Talent
The Journal Gazette
IPFW prospects include North Side guard Austin Boucher (he played his first two seasons at South Side), Indianapolis forward Tony Hopkins and Plainfield forward Gavin Bizeau.

Benefits Vs. Risks of Sexting: Why Sending Explicit Sexual Messages Works Better for Committed Couples
Medical Daily
Lead researcher Michelle Drouin told PsyPost that although in some relationships sexting can be seen as “fun or flirtatious,” her new research shows that it can also incite emotional pain, which is why sexting may be best left for committed couples.

July 11

Social Workers in High Demand
The Journal Gazette
The same is true for social work programs at Manchester University and IPFW, officials say.

Potential Students Can Sign Up Now for Enrollment Express at IPFW
News-Sentinel
Undergraduate student applicants to Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne can find out if they received admission and, if so, meet with an academic adviser and register for classes, all in the same day.

Campus Clip
KPC News
These area students were among those given their degrees following the completion of the spring semester from Purdue University, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and other Indiana and Purdue regional campuses.