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IPFW in the News for January 30, 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 29

IPFW may see cash infusion before big split
Journal Gazette
IPFW could reap an infusion of cash in the state’s next biennial budget. Indiana University is pushing for $8.85 million in new money this cycle following a realignment of the two colleges. And Purdue University is also preparing a budget request for state lawmakers.

IPFW seeks to fix housing challenges
Journal Gazette
A dozen years after opening on the IPFW campus, Purdue University’s first residence halls outside of West Lafayette are challenged to reach capacity.

IPFW turns pink for breast cancer awareness
WANE
The IPFW Ladies Basketball team hosted the tenth annual Pink Out game against IUPUI to benefit breast cancer research Saturday.

January 27

Charges filed after date claims violence
Journal Gazzette
The two chose the Holiday Inn near IPFW for their rendezvous on Tuesday because he had been working in Chicago. They met on Plenty of Fish, an online dating site, two months before and had been together several times, the woman told police.

Mastodons get back on track
Journal Gazette
The IPFW men’s basketball team shook off its three-game losing streak, all on the road, with a 103-73 win over in-state rival IUPUI at the Gates Center on Wednesday.

Indiana awaits TPP replacement
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
That is what Myeong Hwan Kim expects to result from executive action taken by President Trump Jan. 23 to withdraw the United States from the unratified multinational trade accord. Kim teaches international economics at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and is editor of the academic publication, Journal of Global Business and Trade.

January 26

Area jobless rate inches up
Journal Gazette
John Stafford, interim director of the Community Research Institute at IPFW, said the changes were positive. “That’s a strong gain over that year,” he said of the increases in labor force and people employed.

January 24

Portage mayor raises, spends more than $136,000 in campaign funds
NWI Times
Andrew Downs, director of the Michael Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, said it would not be uncommon for a politician to raise and spend money in an off-election year — had Snyder not announced he wasn’t running for re-election.

Indy housing agency’s development arm promotes new leader
Indy Business Journal
Green, a native of Marion, graduated in 1978 from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, earning a degree in accounting. During her first job, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, she worked in the facilities department and became involved in construction and maintenance.

IU ranked in top 50 online schools, behind IPFW
Indiana Daily Student
IU-Bloomington placed ten spots behind IPFW, which ranked at #37.

January 20

Is Money the Root of All Evil? Experts Pick Sides
WalletHub
Charlene Elsby, Ph.D. – Assistant Professor and Philosophy Program Director, Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne