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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 April 13, 2015

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.


April 12

IPFW joins big day of giving back
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
In its fourth year, The Big Event at IPFW opened its doors to the nearly 800 students, faculty, staff and alumni who signed up for a day of community service Saturday morning.

Galleries & Exhibits
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY: Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, 900 Library Plaza. IPFW’s Spring 2014 BFA Exhibition, Friday-May 17, with awards and reception at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Stronger Burmese Job fair strategy: Hire them here, they will stay
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Representatives of regional companies and organized labor attended the first Burmese Job Fair Saturday. Kyaw Soe, principal and instructor at the Burmese Language and Cultural School at IPFW, made it clear he expects to see more such job fairs in the future.

IPFW joins big day of giving back
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
In its fourth year, The Big Event at IPFW opened its doors to the nearly 800 students, faculty, staff and alumni who signed up for a day of community service Saturday morning.

April 11

Hundreds of Performers to Deliver "Carmina Burana" at IPFW
WBOI Northeast IN Public Radio
When WBOI's Julia Meek learned IPFW's Music Department would present this large scale work in the Auer Performance Hall, she invited directors Kris Sanchack and David Cooke into the studio to discuss their attraction to the piece and the many components of such a massive undertaking.

Local Students Give Back In A Big Way (VIDEO)
21 Alive
IPFW students hit the streets hard Saturday morning to lend a helping hand to Fort Wayne residents. Some students traveled as far as Berne to help out.

Local Briefs: IPFW, Trine plan joint degree program
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and Trine University in Angola announced plans Friday to partner on a program offering undergraduate and graduate degrees to international students.

April 10

Joint IU-Purdue study of IPFW in Senate budget plan
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indiana lawmakers would mandate Indiana University and Purdue University to work together on a report detailing all options for the future of the IPFW campus, according to a provision in the Senate version of the biennial budget.

IPFW BIG Event to take place Saturday
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
About 1,000 volunteers are expected to work on community service projects from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday as part of IPFW's BIG Event, an effort by university students, faculty, staff and alumni to thank the local community.

Joint IU-Purdue study of IPFW in Senate budget plan
Indiana Economic Digest
Indiana lawmakers would mandate Indiana University and Purdue University to work together on a report detailing all options for the future of the IPFW campus, according to a provision in the Senate version of the biennial budget.

IPFW, Trine Announce Partnership
Inside Indiana Business
Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne and Trine University in Angola are partnering on a combination degree program for international students.

IPFW BIG Event to take place Saturday
FortWayne.com
About 1,000 volunteers are expected to work on community service projects from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday as part of IPFW's BIG Event, an effort by university students, faculty, staff and alumni to thank the local community.

Going Out Entertainment Guide
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
OPERA ENSEMBLE: 7:30 p.m., IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students, free ages 10 and under.

April 9

Lawmakers consider IPFW's future in proposed bill
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indiana lawmakers would mandate IU and Purdue to work together on a report detailing all options for the future of the IPFW campus, according to language in the Senate version of the biennial budget

State legislator works on bills to bring changes to IPFW
WANE
A Indiana House bill authored by Representative Bob Morris could change IPFW from a regional campus to a metropolitan campus. Morris also responds to a Senate budget proposal that will offer more funding for the university.

Senate Committee Mulls IPFW Future Direction
WOW 1190 am
A bill that could mean changes for IPFW will is goes before the Senate Appropriations committee today.

April 8

Community Support: SCAN receives baskets
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Stop Child Abuse and Neglect accepted a donation of spring baskets from IPFW Alumni Association, and other area organizations. The baskets contained games, toys, plush animals and kid-friendly treats for the children SCAN serves.

School News: IPFW Interns for Indiana accepting applications
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
The 2015 Interns for Indiana summer program is now accepting applications from companies wanting to host interns and from IPFW students looking for paid summer internship opportunities.

School News: IPFW hosts school safety summit
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
IPFW will hold a School Safety Summit 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break at 11:30 a.m. April 14-15 in Walb International ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. The summit will address school violence issues.

April 7

Harthaller earns offensive player of the week
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
IPFW's Alex Harthaller received the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance during the week ending in April 5.