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IPFW in the News for June 12, 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.

June 12

Business People
News-Sentinel
She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Saint Francis, and her Master’s in business administration from IPFW.

June 11

Honor Student Took Rough Road to the Top
KPC News
DePew, 22, got an extra boost of confidence this spring, when Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne honored her as one of its top 50 students.

IPFW Is Succeeding in Keeping Grads Local
News-Sentinel
But that isn’t the case anymore, particularly at IPFW.

June 10

Pay Raises Lagging in Area, Study Finds
The Journal Gazette
The report from the Community Research Institute at IPFW was commissioned by the commissioners and included some good news about the region’s economic performance since the recession.

June 9

Gene Marcus Camp Student Recital
Evensi
The final recital of the IPFW Gene Marcus Piano Camp & Festival, featuring performances by this Year’s camp participants is Friday, June 16 5:30 p.m.

Marriage Matters: ‘Rules’ You Never Knew You Knew
Sturgis Journal
James Burg, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.  His wife, Audora, is a freelance writer.

June 8

Butler Steps Down as Baals Director
The Journal Gazette
Daniel Butler helped build Baals Music Festival into a major downtown event and now the recent IPFW graduate is moving on to begin a full-time marketing career.

June 7

IPFW Men to Travel to Kentucky
TravelWireNews
The IPFW men’s basketball team will travel to Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on Nov. 22 to face Kentucky, the team announced Tuesday.

Mastodons Schedule Matchup at Kentucky
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW men’s basketball team will travel to Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on Nov. 22 to face Kentucky, the team announced Tuesday.

Local Young Women Compete for Miss Indiana and Outstanding Teen Titles
Washington Times Herald
Kearston Anderson, 21, is Miss Fort Wayne.  A native of Oaktown, she attends Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne where she majors in theatre.

Indiana, Purdue Universities to Continue Operating Office of Engagement
K105 FM
Indiana and Purdue Universities may be going their separate ways in Fort Wayne, but they’ll still be working together.

Mike Bobinski and the State of Purdue Athletics - Basketball
News-Sentinel
Look for the Boilers to continue to schedules smart and tough.  And if they can work in more in-state programs such as Ball State or Indiana State or Fort Wayne, they will.

Hamilton County to Return Artifacts Excavated from Strawtown Park to Miami Tribe
Indianapolis Star
From 2001 to 2011, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne’s archaeological team pulled some 500,000 items from the ground at Strawtown and handed them over to the parks department.

Spotlight: Jim Nelson, “Assassins”
The Journal Gazette
Local actor Jim Nelson plays would-be Nixon assassin Sam Byck, a role that Nelson played almost 20 years ago when “Assassins’ was produced at IPFW.

Vice President Mike Pence’s Brother, Other Allies Supporting Luke Messer for U.S. Senate
Indianapolis Star
“It’s a very good sign, and it’s a sign that there may be an endorsement later on,” said Andy Downs, a political scientist at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW To Be Split in 2018
Woof Boom News
Indiana and Purdue Universities may be going their separate ways in Fort Wayne, but they’ll still be working together.

June 6

Kraner’s Vision Drives VWCT Production
The Van Wert Independent
The unique collaboration effort by the directors brings together students from eight different high schools, including Van Wert, Lincolnview, Crestview, Parkway, Delphos St. John’s, Delphos Jefferson, St. Mary’s Memorial, and Ottoville, as well as eight colleges and universities: BGSU, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Liberty University, the University of Toledo, Cleveland State University, Belmont University, Huntington University, and Grand Valley State University.

One Office Will Unite IPFW Next Year
The Journal Gazette
As Purdue and Indiana universities go their separate ways on the IPFW campus next year, one office will remain to unite them.

Fort Wayne Mastodons to Play at Kentucky
WANE TV
The Fort Wayne men’s basketball team will travel to Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on November 22, 2017.

IPFW Men to Travel to Kentucky
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW men’s basketball team will travel to Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on Nov. 22 to face Kentucky, the team announced Tuesday.