News Room

February 27

IPFW in the News for February 27, 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.

February 26

Universities look to future in IPFW rebranding
Journal Gazette
IPFW officials declined to release the estimated budget for the rebranding because it is likely to change, said spokeswoman Kimberly Wagner.

Dr. Seuss’ whimsical world alive at IPFW
Journal Gazette
On Saturday, children could get to know the good doctor by doing crafts, coloring activity sheets and checking out their favorite Seuss stories on new iPads. They could have Seuss storybooks read to them – in English and Spanish – or even pause for a selfie with The Cat in the Hat as portrayed by 18-year-old Tin Oo of Fort Wayne, an IPFW business student.

February 25

IPFW awards posthumous degree to student who died in crash
WLFI
Trustees of a northeastern Indiana university have awarded a posthumous degree to student killed in a recent highway crash.

February 24

IPFW to host Dr. Seuss celebration Saturday
KPC News
Local station PBS39 and the IPFW Bookstore will host the annual Dr. Seuss celebration from 10 a.m-2 p.m. on Saturday.

Purdue Trustees Told Of IPFW’s Likely New Name
WBAA
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne has completed a survey concerning the name change that will happen when the campus is reorganized.

Purdue Trustees Consider Possible New Names For IPFW
Indiana Public Media
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne has completed a survey concerning the name change that will happen when the campus is reorganized.

Crash victim and former IPFW student awarded posthumous degree
WANE
Trustees awarded a posthumous bachelor’s degree to an IPFW student who died after a deadly crash in Steuben County.

Purdue trustees approve several measures
Purdue Exponent
Trustees approved two new bachelor’s degree programs at IPFW in actuarial science and in data science and applied statistics.

IPFW Awards Posthumous Degree to Student Who Died in Crash
US News & World Report
Trustees of a northeastern Indiana university have awarded a posthumous degree to student killed in a recent highway crash.

IPFW to undergo name change
Lafayette Journal & Courier
The Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne name will soon be no more.

February 23

Armstrong is newest member of Huntington PD
Huntington County TAB
Armstrong, a lifelong Huntington resident, graduated from Huntington North High School and earned a Bachelor of Science in general studies from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW students fare well in CPA exams
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
A local university with a medium-sized accounting program ranked 38th in that group for the first time pass rate of its students taking the 2016 Uniform CPA Examinations.

IPFW students fare well in CPA exams
KPC News
A local university with a medium-sized accounting program ranked 38th in that group for the first time pass rate of its students taking the 2016 Uniform CPA Examinations. That put Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in the nationwide group’s top 13th percentile, according to results announced by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, the university said in a statement.

February 22

Opinion: Conflicts Of Interest In The Professions And In Public Service
WBOI
Abraham Schwab is a Fort Wayne associate professor of philosophy and medical ethicist.

February 21

IPFW Geosciences Department Transitions From Endangered To Extinct
WBOI
The geosciences department at Indiana University—Purdue University Fort Wayne inspired the idea for the school’s mascot, the mastodon. Students in that department helped uncover a mastodon fossil about 40 miles north of the school, which is now on permanent display at IPFW. However, the department itself has just been eliminated.

February 20

Purdue seeks new name for Fort Wayne campus
South Bend Tribune
Purdue University officials are floating suggestions for renaming the Fort Wayne campus once its partnership with Indiana University there ends next year.

Sen. Ford takes name off vending sales tax bill
Terre Haute Tribune Star
“The legislature often tries to take advantage of that by assigning members to committees where the legislator has content knowledge because of their current or former day jobs,” said Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW.

February 19

Purdue considering new names for Fort Wayne campus
WLFI
Purdue University officials are floating suggestions for renaming the Fort Wayne campus once its partnership with Indiana University there ends next year.