News Room

July 3, 2017

IPFW in the News for July 3, 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.

July 1

IPFW changes to affect athletics minimally
The Journal Gazette
On June 16, the trustees of Indiana and Purdue universities signed on the fate of the IU students enrolled at IPFW. No Division I athletics.

IU names leaders for health science campus
The Journal Gazette
Two people have been selected to lead the development of Indiana University’s new health sciences campus in Fort Wayne, the school announced Friday.

June 30

Blakeman to head Research Institute
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Rachel Blakeman will be the new director of the Community Research Institute at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW holds STEM event

WFFT

June 29

Girls STEM Camp at IPFW Builds for the Future
News-Sentinel
A city of the future began taking shape Wednesday during the third day of the Transform Our Future camp at IPFW, which helps middle school- and high school-age girls explore careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) professions.

Girls-Only Camp Focuses on STEM
The Journal Gazette
Madison Elliott didn’t know what to expect when she signed up for a weeklong camp at IPFW called Transform Our Future.

PBA’s No. 1 Still Rolling; Tackett Gets 3rd Win in ‘17
The Journal Gazette
As a teenager, Tackett was one of the top golfers in the nation and one of the best bowlers in the world, a member of the IPFW golf team before opting to commit to pro bowling full time.

Finding Film Funding
The Journal Gazette
“We are in an era of media creation where we have access to things on a small scale we didn’t have in the past,” says Art Herbig, associate professor of media production at IPFW.

Blakeman to Head Research Institute
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Rachel Blakeman will be the new director of the Community Research Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Opinion: Health System Shouldn’t Limit Opportunities
The Journal Gazette
Abraham P. Schwab is associate professor of philosophy at IPFW.

June 28

IUPUI Leaving Summit to Compete in Horizon League
Indianapolis Business Journal
Current members in the Summit League are Denver, Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State, and Western Illinois.

IUPUI Joins Horizon League, Keeping IPFW in the Summit
WPTA TV
IPFW will not be changing leagues – at least, not right now.

Opinion: The Time is Now for Fort Wayne to Step Up Athletically
News-Sentinel
The leadership of IPFW, Fort Wayne, Purdue-Fort Wayne, whatever that university calls itself that sits on the north side of town was placed at a figurative crossroads Wednesday, and the university would be well served to heed the advice of George in his words to fictional basketball coach Norman Dale in the movie “Hoosiers.”

Questa Foundation Helps 69 Graduate with Much Less Debt
The Journal Gazette
They may receive 50 percent in loan forgiveness for living and working in northeast Indiana for five years after graduation and an additional 25 percent by graduating from one of eight partner institutions, including IPFW, Ivy Tech, Indiana Tech and the University of Saint Francis.

June 27

Blakeman to Head CRI
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Rachel Blakeman will be the new director of the Community Research Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Questa Program Graduating Class Size Hits Record
The Journal Gazette
They may receive 50 percent in loan forgiveness for living and working in northeast Indiana for five years after graduation and an additional 25 percent by graduating from one of eight partner institutions, including IPFW, Ivy Tech, Indiana Tech and the University of Saint Francis.

Report: IUPUI to Accept Horizon League Invitation for ’17-‘18
KELO Radio
It remains unclear what Wednesday’s announcement could mean for the Summit League’s other outpost in Indiana, IPFW.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Details of IPFW Split Reveal IU Abandoning Fort Wayne
The Journal Gazette
With the breakup of IPFW, Indiana University will, according to a June 17 Journal Gazette article, focus on health sciences beginning July 1, 2018.

June 26

University Career Leaders Give Advice to Recent Graduates
Huffington Post
Victoria Sarjeant, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)