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February 5, 2018

IPFW in the News for February 5, 2018

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February 5

Rutger’s Men’s Basketball Game #26 Preview vs. Indiana: Includes How to Watch, Stats, and Keys to Victory
On the Banks
They suffered 20+ point losses at home to Indiana State and Fort Wayne, but own top 50 wins over Notre Dame, Penn State, and Maryland.

February 4

Energized McSwain Leads IU to Rutgers
The Journal Gazette
McSwain was asked Saturday night about the accomplishment of pulling down 16 rebounds. The last IU player with 16 rebounds or more in a game was Troy Williams with 19 against IPFW in 2015.

Chippewa Golfers Ready to Tee it Up: CMU Heads to Florida for Spring Opener
Central Michigan University Chippewas
McSwain was asked Saturday night about the accomplishment of pulling down 16 rebounds. The last IU player with 16 rebounds or more in a game was Troy Williams with 19 against IPFW in 2015.

Women’s Studies at IPFW Sees Life, Growth: Surviving the Ax 2 Years Ago, it Battles on in Age of Trump
The Journal Gazette
Offensive notes and drawings appeared around IPFW's Women's Studies office. The program's students were harassed on social media with sexually explicit and degrading comments. A Twitter handle, “IPFWFeminismSux,” surfaced.

Mastodons’ Defense Crowds Out Denver
The Journal Gazette
There was plenty to be impressed with in IPFW's 91-63 victory Saturday over Denver in front of an announced crowd of 2,010 at Memorial Coliseum.

February 3

Scott, Konchar Lead IPFW Past Denver
The Journal Gazette
There was plenty to be impressed with from the IPFW men’s basketball team’s 91-63 victory Saturday over Denver at Memorial Coliseum.

No. 9 MVB Hands IPFW First Loss, 3-1
Go PSU Sports
No. 9 Penn State fought past No. 15 Fort Wayne 3-1 Saturday night in Rec Hall (South Gym).

Mavs Go Cold Against South Dakota State, Can’t Follow Up First League Win
Omaha World-Herald
UNO (10-11, 1-7 Summit League) remained in sixth place in the conference, half a game ahead of North Dakota State and IPFW.

Archdeacon: Central State-Wilberforce Rivalry Intense as Ever
Dayton Daily News
The past two years Ruise played 55 games for NCAA Division I Indiana Purdue-Fort Wayne (IPFW). He said he was a backup and wanted more so he decided to transfer.

#15 Mastodons Mash #12 Red Flash; Tie Best Start in Program History
Volley Mob
#15 IPFW used a relentless attack (58 kills) and some timely defense (47 digs, 9 blocks) to offset their 22 service errors in a 3-1 (25-21, 25-23, 23-25, 25-22) victory on the road against #12 Saint Francis.

Learn to Grow Native Plants, Count Birds, Frogs and Toads at Fort Wayne-Area Conservation Organizations’ Events
News-Sentinel
Professor Bruce Kingsbury, associate dean of arts and sciences at IPFW and director of its Environmental Resources Center, will discuss how to attract more wildlife to your yard through providing food sources and habitat. The presentation organized by the Northeast Chapter of INPAWS will take place at 6:30 p.m. March 20 at Summit City Brewerks, 1501 E. Berry St.

Denver at IPFW
The Journal Gazette
The Mastodons are looking for back-to-back Summit League victories for the first time this season after defeating Oral Roberts 85-75 on Thursday at the Coliseum.

February 2

Logging Bill Sparks Debate Over Property Rights, Natural Resources
Indiana Public Media
If you have a legislator who either writes up, who drafts, who discusses and debates, who votes on legislation that works in his personal interest, then the concern is his judgment isn’t about his constituents’ interest, isn’t fulfilling the responsibilities he has to his constituents, but instead is a judgment that focuses on what’s good for him,” says Abraham Schwab, associate professor of philosophy at IPFW.

Coach’s Kudos Go To IPFW’s Efficiency
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW men's basketball team kicked off the second half of Summit League play with an 85-75 win over Oral Roberts at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday.

February 1

Mark Franke: Presidential IQ: Does it Matter
Kokomo Tribune
Mark Franke, an adjunct scholar of the Indiana Policy Foundation, is formerly an associate vice chancellor at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW Gets Boost from Freshman: Weir Expands Game by Taking Ball to Basket, Being Aggressive
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW men's basketball team is halfway through its conference slate as it plays host to Oral Roberts at 7 p.m. today at the Coliseum.

Brothers Austin and Justin Jordan Thriving Together at South Side
News-Sentinel
The last name Jordan is no stranger in the city, even if it has been a few years. Justin shined at North Side and is currently the second-leading scorer in school history with 1,462 career points. After his high school career, he headed off to Saint Louis to play college basketball for a year before coming back home to be an IPFW Mastodon. At IPFW, Justin learned the value of not focusing on what your family has done.

What’s Going On
The Journal Gazette
Piano recital featuring Antonio Pompa-Baldi – 7:30 p.m.; IPFW, Rhinehart Recital Hall, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 non-IPFW students, free for IPFW students; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/tickets.

Tax Preparer Opens Multilingual Service
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Steven Truong graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business accounting and finance.

IPFW Defeats Oral Roberts
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW men’s basketball team kicked off the second half of Summit League play with an 85-75 win over Oral Roberts at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday.

Sexting May Actually Be Hurting You Relationship, New Study Finds
Romper
The study's author, Michelle Drouin, and her team found that roughly half of those who reported sending these messages said that they had positive sexual or emotional consequences following their messages, but it is worth noting that this is not always the case.

January 31

Artificial Intelligence Takes a Crack at Decoding the Mysterious Voynich Manuscript: But Medieval Scholars are Skeptical about this Latest Attempt to Decipher the World’s Most Mysterious Book
Smithsonian.com
But Voynich scholars are skeptical. Medievalist Damian Fleming of Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne was among those who responded to news of the work in frustration on social media, specifically critiquing the decision to use Google Translate to decipher the manuscript rather than consult a Hebrew scholar.

Terry Hutchens Column: Is There a Reason to Believe IU is Tourney Bound
Herald Bulletin
If that’s true, the Hoosiers only need to look back at Indiana State, Fort Wayne and Illinois (and maybe Wisconsin) as games that could have turned this season in a completely different direction.

People Who Regularly Sext Their Partners are Insecure in their Relationship and More Likely to Cheat
Daily Mail
‘This does not seem to be something that’s part of a normal, healthy adult relationship,’ psychology professor Michelle Drouin, who helped oversee the study, told CBC Radio.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Unveils New Logo Design
Logo Designer
Steven Truong graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in business accounting and finance.

Fort Wayne Volleyball Team Feeding Off #norespect
News-Sentinel
Every day before practice, Fort Wayne men’s volleyball coach Ryan Perrotte writes #norespect on the board near IPFW’s Arnie Ball Court. The third-year coach has found the perfect ideal to inspire his young team’s urgency.

January 30

Introducing Mark Holt
The Post
He is also continuing his role as the volunteer assistant coach at Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne University developing pathways for New Zealand players into American Universities.

New Business Specializes in Tax Services for Vietnamese and Burmese
Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News
Truong is a native of Viet Nam who has lived in Fort Wayne most of his life. He is a 2007 graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) with a bachelor’s degree in business accounting and finance.

Lots of Sexting Can Wreck a Romance
phys.org
The study, co-conducted by Michelle Drouin of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, and Brandon T. McDaniel of Illinois State University, is part of The Couple Well-Being Project, a larger study exploring couple relationship dynamics.

Sexting Provides Sizzle and Pressure to Relationships, Edmonton Examine Suggests
Lockport Press
“This does not seem to be something that‘s part of a normal, healthy adult relationship,” said Michelle Drouin, a psychology professor with Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, who helped oversee the research.

January 29

Sexting Couples Have Poorer Relationships, Watch More Porn, are Less Committed: U of A Study
Edmonton Journal
The study was conducted in partnership with Michelle Drouin of Indiana University — Purdue University Fort Wayne and Brandon T. McDaniel of Illinois State University.

Sexting Adds Spice to the Bedroom, but Strains Communication: Study
MetroNews Canada
The study was conducted in partnership with Michelle Drouin of Indiana University — Purdue University Fort Wayne and Brandon T. McDaniel of Illinois State University.