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IPFW In the News Nov. 10

IPFW in the News for November 10, 2014

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 9

VBALL: Dons Outlast Omaha In Five Sets
WANE.com
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The IPFW women’s volleyball team capped off its Senior Night with a thrilling five-set victory over Omaha 3-2 (25-23, 22-25, 25-19, 20-25, 15-11). The victory pushed the Mastodons to 7-7 in Summit League play and 13-16 overall.

The Fort Report: Post election
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
FORT WAYNE, Ind - Kevin Leininger sits down with Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at IPFW to discuss and analyze the results of Tuesday's election

November 7

IPFW cruises in exhibition opener
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - IPFW rolled past Goshen Thursday in its women's basketball exhibition opening game 98-65 and it was led by veteran guard Haley Seibert.

Spencer Surpasses 2,000 Career Kills In Mastodon Victory
GoMastodons.com
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Emily Spencer tallied her 2,000th career kill as she led the IPFW women's volleyball team in a sweep of South Dakota State 3-0 (25-10, 25-11, 25-20).

Victory Media, U.S. News & World Report Honor IPFW Programs for Veterans (IPFW - Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)
wn.com
IPFW was selected as one of the top schools in the nation for Veterans.

WBB: Dons Open Preseason With Convincing Win Over Goshen
WANE.com
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The IPFW women’s basketball team led from the opening tip of its exhibition game, defeating Goshen 98-65.

November 6

IPFW reprises first play ever done by theater department to celebrate 50th anniversary
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the IPFW Department of Theatre is staging a remake of the first play the school ever did, “The Imaginary Invalid.”

New committee will study changes to county government; will include faculty and staff from IPFW
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
FORT WAYNE, Ind - Two days after voters overwhelmingly rejected a plan to restructure Allen County government, the County Commissioners Thursday announced creation of an eight-member committee charged with studying that very thing.

November 5

Painting in Public: Audrey Ushenko's Thompson Center Piece
Halfstack Magazine
CHICAGO, Ill. - IPFW Art Professor Audrey Ushenko has one of her pieces featured in the Atrium of the State of Illinois Building in downtown Chicago, on display from Nov. 3 to Nov. 7.

Pavlika Named to Summit League All-Freshmen Team
GoMastodons.com
ELMHURST, Ill. – IPFW women's soccer midfielder Taylor Pavlika was named to the 2014 Summit League All-Freshman Team, the conference office announced on Wednesday evening.

Power outage at IPFW
FortWayne.com
FORT WAYNE, Ind - A power outage at IPFW has affected a couple of buildings on campus, but classes and programs are still on schedule. "AEP is on it," said John Kaufeld, IPFW's chief communications officer. AEP has said the problem is due to an open breaker in one of the substations.

[VIDEO] IPFW Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Mike Wolf offers insight into US Midterm Elections
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind - Wolf says the back and forth cycle between Republicans and Democrats is nothing new, dating back to 1938. "The public tends to say they prefer divided government when our Congress is in one party and the President in the other. Well, you have what you wished for, now it's time to pressure politicians to move in the direction where there's some kind of policy coming out," He said.

November 4

Schweitzer and Tom Named Summit League Players of the Week
IPFW.com
ELMHURST, Ill. - Cody Schweitzer and Corey Tom were named the Summit League men's soccer Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively, for the week of October 27-November 2. Schweitzer earned his first career honor, while Tom notched his second. Both Schweitzer and Tom helped the Mastodons earn a crucial 1-0 win over league foe Omaha on Saturday, November 1

Spencer Earns Ninth Career Summit League Player of the Week
IPFW.com
ELMHURST, Ill. - IPFW's Emily Spencer was named The Summit League's Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for her performances Oct. 27-Nov. 2.

Low vote turnout is seen today
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - “I suspect that voter turnout will be on the low side of normal,” said Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics and associate professor of political science at IPFW. “That’s not to say that it will be low, but I won’t be surprised if it is.”

Three IPFW athletes honored
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Cody Schweitzer and Corey Tom were named the Summit League men’s soccer Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week for last week.Emily Spencer was named the Summit League volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

IPFW's Spencer honored by The Summit League for the Ninth Time
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - IPFW’s Emily Spencer was named The Summit League's FORT WAYNE, Ind - Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, capturing her ninth such career honor and career and second of the season.

IPFW Associate Professor Abraham Schwab Gives Extra Insight on Oregon 'Right-to-Die' Case
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind - Schwab says this debate isn't new. but it's Brittany Maynard who's made future conversations about this issue possible

State Representative Martin Carbaugh pledges to continue to help IPFW after reelection win
WANE
FORT WAYNE, Ind - Carbaugh says he will continue to help veterans, and to fix the state's funding of both K-12 and higher education.

IPFW Faculty and Students Weigh In On Oregon Right-to-Die Case
*WANE.com
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A terminally ill Oregon woman’s decision to take her own life is sparking national debate.