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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 November 28, 2016

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.


November 26

The Last Word: Even for an IU fan, IPFW's victory was fun
News-Sentinel
But I have to confess that as I stood with the huge crowd at the Memorial Coliseum Tuesday night as time was running out in overtime and Indiana University’s Hoosiers were trying to get the lead against Fort Wayne’s Mastodons, I was pulling for the team in blue to win.

Area economy still expanding
KPC News
Some Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne economists believe 1 percent would be a good conservative estimate for the growth rate of the area’s gross domestic product next year.

November 24

After win, perks pour in
Journal Gazette
IPFW men’s basketball coach Jon Coffman had to put his phone on silent Tuesday night as he tried to get some sleep after the Mastodons’ 71-68 overtime win over No. 3 Indiana at Memorial Coliseum.

Scott represents the '2-6-0'
Journal Gazette
After the way he’d smothered the mighty Hoosiers players all night, maybe it was time for Bryson Scott to get a little overwhelmed. On the Memorial Coliseum court, minutes after the IPFW men’s basketball team shocked the basketball world with a 71-68 overtime victory over No. 3 Indiana on Tuesday night, Scott was mauled by teammates, classmates and fans who wanted to take selfies with him to record what was one of the biggest sports moments in Fort Wayne history.

Local economy is still expanding
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Some Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne economists believe 1 percent would be a good conservative estimate for the growth rate of the metro area’s gross domestic product next year.

Suspense builds as board meetings near
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
A decision that could signal the direction Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne will take - in fact, whether it will even have a future as a university - could come at the IU Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

November 23

No. 3 Indiana Is Stunned
The New York Times
Bryson Scott scored 18 points and John Konchar made a go-ahead free throw with 1 minute 19 seconds left in overtime to give Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (3-2) a stunning 71-68 upset at home over No. 3 Indiana (3-1).

LOOK: Fort Wayne fan celebrates upset of Indiana by drinking out of bleach bottle
CBS Sports
After the game, the Mastodons and their fans rushed the floor in jubilation. And one fan celebrated by, you know, taking down a big gulp of some good ol' fashioned bleach.

Long defends Carwein from IPFW critics
Journal Gazette
The political muscle behind the move to shake up the governance model of IPFW is defending Chancellor Vicky Carwein against blame for what he calls unrelated program cuts and changes.

Reaction to IU's historic loss to Fort Wayne
Indianapolis Star
It was an upset of historic proportions, as some have already suggested it is the biggest in Indiana college basketball history.

IPFW, region's fates closely tied
Journal Gazette
The discord on the IPFW campus over budget and governance issues should be troubling for any northeast Indiana resident. What seemed to be a promising future for the university has evolved into worrisome deal-making between West Lafayette and Bloomington, spurred on by a Statehouse impatient with IPFW’s growing pains.

Hoosiers lose, Bleach Boy wins
Indianapolis Star
The Indiana University Hoosiers lost to the Mastodons of Fort Wayne and created a new internet celebrity.

HEAD COACH IPFW BASKETBALL JON COFFMAN DIALS IN TO THE RE SHOW – 11/23/16
The Rich Eisen Show
Fort Wayne's Jon Coffman talks to Rick following his team's historic upset of No. 3 ranked Indiana.

November 22

IPFW faculty votes no confidence in chancellor
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekely
The Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne faculty senate passed a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Vicky Carwein at a meeting Nov. 21.

IPFW Faculty Senate Gives No Confidence Vote to Chancellor
Diverse
The Faculty Senate at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne has given a vote of no confidence to Chancellor Vicky Carwein after about half the school’s tenured faculty signed a petition to oust her.