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IPFW in the News for May 4, 2015

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May 4

Education Notebook: Todd Townsend
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Todd Townsend, seventh-grade language arts teacher at Jefferson Middle School and IPFW alum, was profiled for his 27 years teaching in Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Business winners: IPFW Communicator Wins Press Awards
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
The Communicator at IPFW announces its winnings from the 2015 Indiana Collegiate Press Association print media contest in April.

Free Little Libraries make their IPFW debut
WFFT
The Rotary Club of Fort Wayne is installing 100 Little Free Libraries in the Fort Wayne area. The most recent installation is in front of the IPFW Helmke Library.

May 3

Political Notebook: Paddock honored
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne City Councilman Geoff Paddock, D-5th, was given the 2015 Community Achievement Award. He was recognized by the IPFW Department of Public Policy.

She's seen inside view of blue line
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
“The general population just does not understand what officers face day to day,” Wagner said. “There’s a disconnect as far as what their expectations are for officers and what they do.” Wagner grew up in Fort Wayne and is now a limited-term lecturer at IPFW in the department of public policy.

Jobs elusive for 40% of area poor
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Max Montesino, IPFW associate professor of organizational leadership and supervision, praised the local survey. Few researchers seek out immigrant and refugee populations to learn about their experiences in the economy, he said. “This is a universe of respondents that are very difficult to reach.”

Police tensions could return
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
With a black chief and diverse administration, the Fort Wayne Police Department has done a good job embracing diversity and meeting the needs of the entire community, said Kimberly Wagner, a limited-term lecturer in IPFW’s department of public policy.

May 2

Millennial pushes back against party politics
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Michael Wolf, a political science professor at IPFW, claims that millennial participation has shifted away from politics but hasn't disappeared.

ACPL radio seeks funds
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
“This is Allen County’s first community radio station,” he told the commissioners. “This is a noncommercial FM radio station.” While the transmitter and antenna will be at IPFW, the production department will be at the library downtown, he said.

No boys allowed: Ladies take part in Women Build Week
21 Alive
A construction crew of all women took part in Habitat For Humanity's 9th annual Women Build Week. Volunteers included the IPFW women's volleyball team.

Saturday's Going Out Guide
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
“MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG”: 8 p.m., IPFW, Williams Theatre, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $17 adults, $15 seniors, faculty, staff and alumni.

May 1

IPFW student bringing aid to her native Nepal
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Geeta Buda had a trip home planned for Monday. She was returning to her homeland to celebrate a wedding. There is no wedding now, and all that awaits her in Nepal is devastation.

IPFW comes out victorious after the end of legislative session
21 Alive
By any measure, IPFW came out a winner this legislative session. Not only did the school get more money for its budget overall, but it has achieved its long sought-after designation as a Metropolitan University.

Local Art Groups List Schedules
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW Department of Theatre will present “Anything Goes” in October, 2015. The iconic musical follows a stowaway who falls in love with an heiress aboard an ocean liner.

April 30

Budget boosts school spending
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The GOP-led House and Senate gave the green light late Wednesday to a new two-year state budget giving IPFW millions in extra aid and substantially increasing K-12 funding.

April 29

Aid opportunities, vigil for Nepal and earthquake victims
WANE
A Nepali student organization, Club Kathmandu, at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), is planning a three day fundraiser to collect money and supplies for victims of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.

The sexting scandal no one sees
The Washington Post
The practice is so widespread among young people — and so deeply traumatic — that the developmental psychologist Michelle Drouin thinks it constitutes a new form of intimate partner violence.

IPFW holding fundraiser, candlelight vigil for Nepal earthquake victims
FortWayne.com
Club Kathmandu, a Nepali student organization at IPFW, is continuing its three-day fundraiser for victims of last weekend's devastating earthquake in Nepal. It also plans a candlelight vigil.

IPFW Club Kathmandu raising money for earthquake victims
Busco News
Club Kathmandu, a Nepali student organization at IPFW, is holding a three-day fundraiser to collect money and supplies for victims of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.

Jane Pauley keynotes Tapestry event at IPFW
KPC News
Somewhere in Jane Pauley’s email inbox is an invitation to serve as keynote speaker at the 2013 Tapestry convention.

Old Crown offers dinner deals for those going to see IPFW show
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Old Crown is offering a deal to those going to see IPFW Department of Theatre's production of "Merrily We Roll Along."

IPFW holding fundraiser, candlelight vigil for Nepal earthquake victims
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Club Kathmandu, a Nepali student organization at IPFW, is continuing its three-day fundraiser for victims of last weekend's devastating earthquake in Nepal. It also plans a candlelight vigil.

April 28

IPFW students raising money for Nepal earthquake victims
WANE
IPFW has around 250 international students, and several of them are from Nepal. They represent Club Kathmandu, the university’s Nepalese student association. The club’s members said they want to raise as much support for their home country as they can during this disaster.

Old Crown offers dinner deals for those going to see IPFW show
Fort Wayne News Sentinel
Old Crown is offering a deal to those going to see IPFW Department of Theatre's production of "Merrily We Roll Along."

Rock alive, well at IPFW
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Amid the computer classes and astrophysics profs and advanced math courses at IPFW, Walley might possess one of the more enjoyable teaching jobs at the university, in that twice a week, in Kettler Hall’s Room 150, he conducts a history of rock ’n’ roll class.

In Nepal, rescuers reach out to villages
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Club Kathmandu, a Nepali student organization at IPFW, is planning a three-day fundraiser to collect money and supplies for victims of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.

IPFW Nepalese students raising funds for earthquake relief
INFortWayne
While the earth of Kathmandu, Nepal, convulsed and cracked Saturday, a half-world away from her family and homeland, Geeta Buda slept. Buda, an IPFW graduate student, woke at 2:30 a.m. to her phone ringing. On the other end, her husband broke news of the catastrophic earthquake that struck the Nepalese capital.

IPFW Committed To Division I Athletics
21 Alive
IPFW has reaffirmed its commitment to remaining in NCAA Division I athletic competition.

Syringe exchange in southern Indiana to respond to an increase in HIV cases: better late than never?
The Conversation
Jeannie DiClementi, associate professor of psychology, argues that syringe exchanges should be the rule, not the exception, in HIV prevention.

April 27

IPFW Celebrates First Sci-TEC Academy
Inside INdiana Business
A group of dedicated university and community partners will join with pre-college students and their parents on April 28, 2015 to celebrate the inaugural year of the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Sci-TEC Academy.

Verbatim: IPFW organization to raise money for quake victims
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Club Kathmandu, a Nepali student organization at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), is planning a three day fundraiser to collect money and supplies for victims of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.