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IPFW in the News for January 17, 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.


January 17

NEWS-SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE: Part II of Q&A with IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein
News-Sentinel
As 2017 begins, The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny sits down with IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein for an exclusive one-on-one Q&A to touch on last year’s news, what this year will bring and the future of IPFW in Fort Wayne.

January 16

NEWS-SENTINEL EXCLUSIVE: Part 1 of Q&A with IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein
News-Sentinel
As 2017 begins, The News-Sentinel’s Justin Kenny sat down with IPFW Chancellor Vicky Carwein for an exclusive one-on-one Q&A to touch on last year’s news, what this year will bring and the future of IPFW in Fort Wayne.

January 13

IPFW staff, students ready for Helmke Library unveiling
WANE
After months of construction and millions of dollars spent, the staff at IPFW is getting ready to unveil the renovated Helmke Library.

January 12

$11.5 million renovations to IPFW’s Helmke Library now complete
News-Sentinel
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of extensive renovations to IPFW’s Helmke Library will be held next Tuesday at 10 a.m.

IPFW tests impact of more student loan counseling
Great Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne is among 51 post-secondary institutions across the country selected as an experimental site for a U.S. Department of Education Loan Counseling Initiative.

January 11

OPINION: A huge moment in history for IPFW and the region
News-Sentinel
A historic moment occurred on the campus of IPFW when Purdue University President Mitch Daniels and Indiana University President Michael McRobbie stood together with Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long to announce a significant change in the future governance of our metropolitan university.

IPFW professsor discusses Presidential Transition
WFFT
We’re a little over a week away from the official presidential transition of President Barack Obama to President Elect Donald Trump. And as President Obama gave his final speech and Donald Trump prepares to move into the oval office, we talked with IPFW political science professor Mike Wolf about what this transition may look like.

January 10

FAFSA form assistance available to area families
KPC News
“By offering this free FAFSA assistance support, we are creating a region that supports the educational success of every individual while developing a dependable and reliable workforce to meet the needs of regional employers,” Wylie Sirk, director of educational leadership at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and member of the Big Goal Collaborative’s High School Action Team, said in a news release.

Stafford returns to CRI
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
The research institute at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne lost both its director, Ellen Cutter, and its chief researcher, Valerie Richardson, late last year. Stafford, who headed the institute before Cutter, is coming out of retirement to keep it going until a permanent replacement can be found.

Stafford named interim director of IPFW’s Community Research Institute
Journal Gazette
John Stafford has been named interim director of the Community Research Institute at Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, the university announced Tuesday.