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IPFW In the News for April 20-27, 2015

IPFW in the News for April 27, 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.


April 26

IPFW men to face Denver for title
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The IPFW men’s tennis team avenged a 5-2 regular-season loss to IUPUI by defeating the Jaguars 4-2 in the Summit League tournament semifinals at Empowered Sports on Saturday.

Jane Pauley keynote speaker at IPFW's Tapestry event in Fort Wayne
FortWayne.com
Award-winning journalist and Indiana native Jane Pauley visited Fort Wayne on Friday to speak with the community and share her personal message about embracing the future. Pauley was the keynote speaker at IPFW’s annual “Tapestry: A Day for You” event at Memorial Coliseum.

April 25

Ball's career comes to end as Mastodons lose in 5 sets
Fort Wayne News Sentinel
Award-winning journalist and Indiana native Jane Pauley visited Fort Wayne on Friday to speak with the community and share her personal message about embracing the future. Pauley was the keynote speaker at IPFW’s annual “Tapestry: A Day for You” event at Memorial Coliseum.

April 24

IPFW Tennis Keeps Program Alive At Least One More Day
WANE
The IPFW men and women both advanced in first round play on Friday at the Summit League Championships hosted by Fort Wayne. The programs will be shut down after this season.

Ball's coaching career ends as IPFW loses
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
The IPFW men's volleyball season is over, and so is Arnie Ball's remarkable 35-year career.

April 23

IPFW Alumnus running for political office in Huntington County
Huntington County Tab
Owens, 41, resides at 5 Northway Drive. He attended Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, majoring in history and minoring in political science and psychology. He is employed as director of scheduling and promotions for ACMME, a music entertainment company.

Geoff Paddock honored for public service
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
One Fort Wayne City Council member was recognized on Monday by the IPFW Department of Public Policy.

Summit tourney 'bittersweet'; IPFW tennis to play program’s final matches
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
The IPFW tennis teams are playing host to the Summit League tournament starting today, which athletic director Kelley Hartley Hutton described as bittersweet due to the programs’ final season.

April 22

Mike Pence has time to recover: By Andrew Downs
Indy Star
The Howey Politics poll released April 16 showed that Gov. Mike Pence is in a bad spot right now. Andrew Downs is director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

April 21

Annual Tapestry convention raises money for IPFW scholarships
INFortWayne
Tapestry: A Day for You is meant to empower, educate and inspire women of all ages. Project manager for Tapestry events, Kathleen Jackson, hopes to give women a day of relaxation, fun and empowerment.

IPFW faculty, students featured in international photo exhibit
KPC News
Jim Gabbard, continuing lecturer in the Department of Visual Communication and Design (VCD) at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) along with VCD students Olivia Ulch and Ajna Wagenfeld have been invited to participate in ‘Fort Wayne and Its People,’ an international exhibition in Fort Wayne’s Sister City of Plock, Poland.

School News
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
• Five IPFW students, Evan Frauhiger, Taylor Goodpaster, Amanda Stoffer, Hallel Paraiso and Amity Pauley, presented their final honors projects April 10 at the Honors Showcase.

• IPFW and Trine University have partnered to offer an undergraduate and graduate degree program for international students, in which they can complete an undergraduate degree at Trine and then transfer to IPFW to complete a graduate degree in Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Affairs and Master of Public Management.

Campus Visit Day at IPFW
21 Alive
High school students and parents are invited to the annual Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne Spring Campus Visit Day on Saturday, April 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Walb Student Union Ballroom.

Net Neutrality Panel Discussion
21 Alive
What is net neutrality? What is the case for or against internet neutrality? What does it really mean for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, and more. Join us for a discussion with expert panelists: Adolfo Coronado, Professor of Computer Science at IPFW; John Kaufeld, Chief Communications Officer at IPFW; and Kevin Mullett, Director of Visibility and Social Media at Cirrus ABS.

April 20

IPFW’s Harthaller Named Freshman All-American
WANE
Alex Harthaller of the 15th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was named to the Freshman All-America Team, according to Off the Block. The outside attacker earned 18 votes, tying him for fourth-most among all nominees.

Harthaller named freshman All-American
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW men's volleyball standout Alex Harthaller was honored as a freshman All-American, according to Off the Block.

IPFW is a critical piece to northeast Indiana’s success
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
The Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana applauds the biennial budget proposal introduced by the Indiana Senate, specifically the language addressing IPFW’s unique needs.

Trine, IPFW partner on new program
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
The foreign student population at Trine University has exploded, tripling over a period of just three or four years. That’s why the school decided to explore a new partnership with Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne that will offer those students more options for graduate study once they’ve completed their undergraduate degrees, said Earl Brooks II, president of the Angola-based university.