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The following articles highlight the recent mentions of IPFW research, people, programs, and events in the media. See IPFW featured in the media? Send any news clips to John Kaufeld, chief communications officer, at john.kaufeld@ipfw.edu.

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IPFW in the News for June 20, 2016

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.


June 19

Is Mayor Pete's future beyond South Bend?
South Bend Tribune
Andy Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, isn't surprised by the attention Buttigieg is receiving. Though lacking in foreign policy experience, Buttigieg has an impressive resume for a politician of his age, Downs said.

2016 Leadership Fort Wayne Class Graduates
Journal Gazette
Tamarah Brownlee, director of human resources and institutional equity at IPFW, was one of 42 graduates in the Leadership Fort Wayne Class of 2016.

June 18

No IPFW decision till December
Journal Gazette
The trustees of Purdue and Indiana universities voted Friday to extend their IPFW management agreement for five years and put off any decision to realign the school until December.

Fort Wayne Burmese Library plans to be cultural resource
News-Sentinel
In addition to a growing collection of books in the Burmese and English languages, the library will offer classes in Burmese culture and also sessions on speaking Burmese or English, said Ziontu Ralhla, a senior biology major at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne who has lived in Fort Wayne for 16 years.

June 17

Former IPFW player Quentin Brown breaks new coaching ground
News-Sentinel
Quentin Brown remembers being halfway through his freshman year at IPFW, calling his mom and telling her that he couldn’t take it anymore. He wanted to leave. It was too demanding, too stressful, too far from home. In other words, he had all the insecurities common to freshmen.

IPFW management agreement extended 5 years
Journal Gazette
The trustees of Purdue and Indiana universities voted Friday to extend their management agreement for IPFW five years but put off any effort to realign the school until December, according to a Purdue statement.

Purdue, IU trustees vote to extend IPFW management agreement
WANE
Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne will not be transitioning to a Purdue-governed campus. At least not yet.

IPFW extends joint management agreement for another five years
21 Alive
On Friday, today both the IU and Purdue Board of Trustees have voted to extend their joint management agreement for the Fort Wayne campus for another five years.

IPFW remains as is, for now
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Purdue University and Indiana University will continue to manage the Fort Wayne university that bears their names - at least until December.

IPFW Agreement Extension Approved
Inside Indiana Business
The boards of trustees from Purdue University and Indiana University have approved an extension of the management structure for IPFW. The agreement, which was scheduled to expire June 30, has been renewed for five more years. The boards are calling for a proposed revised governance structure to be presented at their respective meetings in December.

Purdue, IU renew IPFW agreement
KPC News
The management of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne will stay the same for the near future.

If You Send Dick Pics You're Probably Insecure, New Study Says
complex.com
Study author Michelle Drouin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, told Complex this could mean avid sexters sext with the goal "to attract or keep a partner."

Opinion: Gun Control, Public Health, and the Public Good
WBOI
Abraham Schwab, associate professor of philosophy and medical ethicist at IPFW, writes that lifting the ban on gun-related health research is a step forward.

IPFW’s Max Landis works out for Chicago Bulls
WANE
IPFW graduate Max Landis worked out for the Chicago Bulls on Friday, his fourth pre-draft workout with an NBA team.

June 16

Which Types of College Kids Sext the Most?
New York Magazine
That’s the subject of a recent paper in The Journal of Sex Research by Robert S. Weisskirch of Cal State–Monterey Bay, and Michelle Drouin of Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, and Rakel Delevi of Cal State–Los Angeles, in which the researchers surveyed a bunch of college kids on their sexting and relationship habits and attitudes.

Sexting and Online Relationships with Dr. Michelle Drouin
Digital Parent Podcast
A recent study indicates that 25% of teens admit to sexting each other. Dr. Michelle Drouin stopped by the Digital Parent Podcast to discuss sexting and online relationships.

Fun facts about Fort Wayne and the surrounding areas
Journal Gazette
Established in 1964, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northern Indiana, with nearly 13,000 students.

Coloring away anxieties
Journal Gazette
IPFW communications department professor Deborah Godwin-Starks organized a women’s adult coloring group because studies have shown coloring can be stress relieving for adults.

As trustees meet, IPFW fate uncertain
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
With the clock ticking down to the June 30 expiration of the agreement between Purdue and Indiana universities for the management of their shared Fort Wayne campus, only one of the two boards of trustees has the consideration of an extension of that agreement on its agenda.

Purdue votes to renew IPFW management agreement with IU
News-Sentinel
The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday voted to renew its deal with Indiana University regarding the management of IPFW.

Dozens donate blood at local Orlando vigil
21 Alive
Wednesday night, folks from around Fort Wayne converged on Swinney Park for a candlelight vigil and walk. IPFW professor Rachel Rayburn, who organized the vigil, says it was an opportunity to stand against hatred, violence of any kind and discrimination that affects the LGBT community.

Decisions Loom For IPFW
Inside Indiana Business
Two weeks before the current IPFW management agreement is due to expire, Purdue University and Indiana University trustees will meet Friday to consider an extension.

June 15

IPFW student to embark on medical internship in Ghana
WOWO
An IPFW student will be putting in a lot of miles for a special summer internship. The school says nursing student Danielle Lowden will be doing her internship in a hospital in Ghana, on the southeast coast of Africa, 5,600 miles away from Fort Wayne.

IPFW guard Landis signs deal with Belgian team
21 Alive
IPFW grad Max Landis signed a professional basketball deal with Crelan Okapi Aalstar, a pro team in Belgium.

June 14

Opinion: IPFW Physics thriving, not struggling
Journal Gazette
As chair of the Department of Physics at IPFW, I believe that the recommendations in the University Strategic Alignment Process Report about academic departments are deeply flawed and are the result of a poorly planned and executed process. My department was one of the programs listed for restructuring.

Localizing 'Stanford Case' precautions at IPFW
WFFT
"IPFW has anti-harassment polices that include types of sexual harassment and sexual assault. And so everyone at IPFW is trained in how to respond to that," said Associate Director of Compliance and Title 9 Coordinator, Christine Marcuccilli.

As trustees prepare to meet, IPFW fate uncertain
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
With the clock ticking down to the June 30 expiration of the agreement between Purdue and Indiana universities for the management of their shared Fort Wayne campus, only one of the two boards of trustees has the consideration of an extension of that agreement on its agenda.

IPFW’s Miller signs with Padres, will forego final two seasons
WANE
IPFW pitcher Evan Miller had a choice to make – either sign with the San Diego Padres (who picked him in the 22nd round of this year’s MLB Draft) or return to IPFW for his junior season. The talented righty tells WANE-TV he has opted to go the professional route, signing with the Padres organization.

Local pair picked to represent U.S. at volleyball championships
News-Sentinel
Former IPFW player and current Impact Volleyball Club assistant director Scott Lauer will play for the United States men's team at the first Global Cup World Senior Volleyball Championships later this month in Brazil.

June 13

Gallup-Indiana Survey Results Show Hoosier Graduates Believe College is Worth It
WYRZ
The following 13 colleges participated for this pilot survey: Ball State University, Butler University, Calumet College of St. Joseph, Grace College, Indiana University East, Indiana University Kokomo, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Ivy Tech Community College, Manchester University, Marian University, Taylor University, Vincennes University and WGU Indiana.

Local residents saddened by violence toward LGBTQ community
Goshen News
“To show our city’s strength I invite you all to join me on Wednesday, at sunset, to silently honor and remember the events that transpired in Orlando,” said event host Rachel Rayburn, assistant professor at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne. “The City Beautiful was victim to the largest single mass shooting in our nation’s history. I encourage you to bring candles, solo cups and/or flowers.”