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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 March 23, 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.


March 22

Golden Eagles power past IPFW 12-4 to finish sweep
Tulsa World
The bats for the Oral Roberts baseball team stayed hot Sunday as the Golden Eagles finished a 12-4 win to complete a three-game Summit League sweep against IPFW.

IPFW event to focus on 'Women Making History'
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Dance, music, self-defense and a panel discussion with women working in local media all will be part of the "Women Making History" program at 7 p.m. Monday in the International Ballroom at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

‘It’s who I am’; Roberts combines love for autos, art at Auctions America
KPC Media
“I had some great art teachers along the way that helped kind of set me on the course and get me started,” he said. “One actually took me to (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne), where I attended school for two years, and helped get me a scholarship to attend.”

NICE Career Fair coming April 14; largest career expo in the area
The Around Fort Wayne Blog
More than 100 employers and over 156 recruiters will be on hand at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) for the Northeast Indiana Career Enrichment (NICE) Fair, Tuesday, April 14, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the IPFW Athletics Center Fieldhouse.

March 20

IPFW Strikes a Chord with "Monster Piano Concert"
Northeast Indiana Public Radio
As IPFW continues its 50th anniversary celebrations, the university is holding a rare musical event this weekend with its first-ever "50 Hands Monster Piano Concert."

Local, regional leaders work to make Fort Wayne a metro area
WANE
A panel of four community leaders met with hundreds of other local and regional leaders at IPFW Friday to discuss how to transform Fort Wayne into a major metropolitan city.

ORU Smashes IPFW In Game 1 Of Series
NewsOn6.com
The bottom of the Oral Roberts lineup led the way Friday night as the Golden Eagles raced past IPFW 14-7 in the first game of the Summit League series. Emmanuel Forcier, Nick Roark and Chase Stafford combined for nine hits, eight runs and nine RBI.

OPF4 Kicks Off With 'Champions' Walk At IPFW
21 Alive
Operation Fight for a Fitter Fort", or OPF4 for short, got an early start to springtime fitness with the "Walk a Mile with Champions” at IPFW's indoor track.

March 19

Going out guide: The best things to do in the coming week
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Local pianists, including IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein, join in a 50 Hands Monster Piano Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Auer Performance Hall in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW. The concert will be played on eight grand pianos by 25 pianists, who at times may sit two or three to a piano. The event celebrates IPFW’s 50th anniversary.

Lending a hand to honor IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
How do you get 50 hands on a stage with only eight pianos? The math is elementary, but Hamilton Tescarollo, director of IPFW’s keyboard studies, says the logistics is far from simple.

IPFW rallies late, but falls in CIT
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
The IPFW men's basketball team nearly fought back from a 23-point second-half deficit, climbing back to within as few as three in the final minute; however, the Mastodons could not overcome the full margin, falling in the season finale by an 82-77 score to the Evansville Aces in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.

Aces win 20th game to advance in CIT
WFIE Channel 14 News
D.J. Balentine started the game by hitting his first nine shots before finishing with a season-high of 35 as the University of Evansville men's basketball team defeated IPFW by a final of 82-77 to advance to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.

Lending a hand to honor IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
How do you get 50 hands on a stage with only eight pianos? The math is elementary, but Hamilton Tescarollo, director of IPFW’s keyboard studies, says the logistics is far from simple.

March 18

IPFW in postseason is becoming a ritual
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
If a men's basketball program continues to achieve at certain levels, it can become habit-forming within the program itself, and lead to expectations from those outside of the program.

IPFW aims to be last state team standing
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
After a disappointing loss to South Dakota in the first round of the Summit League tournament March 8, the IPFW men’s basketball team took a few days off. It was during the school’s spring break, and it wasn’t in anticipation of the season being over with, far from it.

IPFW in postseason is becoming a ritual
FortWayne.com
If a men's basketball program continues to achieve at certain levels, it can become habit-forming within the program itself, and lead to expectations from those outside of the program.

Mastodons lose in CIT
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The IPFW men’s basketball team’s season came to an end after a first-round 82-77 loss at Evansville in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.

IPFW's Season Ends With CIT Loss At Evansville (VIDEO)
21 Alive
D.J. Balentine erupted for 35 points and Evansville held off a big comeback by IPFW to top the Mastodons 82-77 in a CollegeInsider.com Tournament first round game Wednesday night.

Aces Deal IPFW 82-77 Loss In C.I.T. Opener
WANE
Evansville junior D.J. Balentine tallied 35 points – 23 in the first half – as the Purple Aces beat IPFW 82-77 in the first round of C.I.T. play on Wednesday night.

IPFW comeback falls short against Evansville in CIT
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
All good scorers have their night, and D.J. Balentine’s was just a little too much for IPFW.

Balentine's 35 points leads Aces past IPFW
Evansville Courier & Press
Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne sophomore Brent Calhoun didn’t play a minute against the University of Evansville men’s basketball team Wednesday night, but he impacted the game all the same.

March 17

CIT ‘another opportunity' for Moore, Aces
Evansville Courier & Press
At the beginning of the season, the University of Evansville men’s basketball team set a goal to play in a major postseason event — the NCAA tournament or the National Invitation Tournament. They play Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) on Wednesday evening.

MVB: IPFW Falls 3-1 At Third-Ranked Lewis
WANE
Andrew Sellan’s 22 kills, six blocks, and six digs were not enough as the IPFW men’s volleyball team fell 3-1 at No. 3 Lewis on Tuesday night.

Northeast Indiana has committed to a Big Goal
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
At a media conference in mid-January, IPFW officials released the findings of a study identifying the types of training that area employers seek the most

March 16

IPFW chancellor to join in special monster piano concert
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein is about to make her musical debut on stage — with the help of eight grand pianos and about twenty-four other pianists. IPFW’s “Monster Piano Concert” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Auer Performance Hall in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW.

Technologies could lead to more drinkable, cleaner water
Imperial Valley News
It was developed by Dong Chen, associate professor of civil engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW Ready To Deal With Purple Aces Of Evansville In C.I.T.
WANE
IPFW is prepping to battle the University of Evansville on Wednesday night in the first round of C.I.T., as the Mastodons hit the practice floor Monday afternoon to get ready for the Purple Aces