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January 29, 2018

IPFW in the News for January 29, 2018

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January 29

Marathoner Makes Time for visit: Local Running Club’s Banquet Speaker Also Joined Group Run
The Journal Gazette
The day started with a group morning run at IPFW with Linden, the banquet keynote speaker and a professional marathoner who trains with the Hansons-Brooks Project based in Michigan.

January 28

KRAVITZ: On a Day When Purdue Wasn’t at its Best, It was Just Good Enough to Beat the Inspired Hoosiers
WTHR TV
Make no mistake: IU, which has grown exponentially from the team that got crushed by Indiana State and Fort Wayne, played as tough-minded and strong-willed a game as they could possibly muster.

Mastodons’ Comeback Falls Short
The Journal Gazette
Mike Daum tossed in 23 points, including two free throws with 21 seconds left, as South Dakota State hung on for a 78-76 victory over IPFW on Saturday.

BOZICH: Indiana Can’t Stop Purdue’s Push for NCAA Top Seed
WDRB TV
How could a team that lost to Fort Wayne by a thousand at home beat the Number 3 team in America?

1/28 Big Ten Preview: Purdue-Indiana Rivalry Headlines Fun Day of Basketball
BT Powerhouse
However, it should also be mentioned Indiana got rolled by Indiana State and Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne at home earlier this year.

Purdue Puts Streaks on Line at IU: Hoosiers Look to Derail Boilers’ March to School Record
The Journal Gazette
Both Indiana State and IPFW hit 17 triples in road wins over Indiana this season.

January 27

IPFW Comes Up Short on the Road
The Journal Gazette
Mike Daum tossed in 23 points, including two free throws with 21 seconds left in the game, and South Dakota State hung on for a 78-76 victory over IPFW on Saturday.

Jacks Women Bounce Back with Blowout Win Over Fort Wayne
Argus Leader
There may come a day when a rebuilding Fort Wayne women’s basketball program is equipped to come into Frost Arena and knock off South Dakota State, but for now that day appears to be a long ways away.

Battle in Bloomington Could Be Settled from Behind the Arc
The Herald Bulletin
Indiana State ruined Miller’s IU debut by sinking 17 long-range shots, a new Assembly Hall record for an opponent. Six weeks later, Fort Wayne matched it with 17 3s of its own.

Indiana Can Beat Purdue…By BEING Purdue
The Daily Hoosier
It’s the only way you can explain George Mason reaching a Final Four in 2006, and it’s the only way you can explain Fort Wayne and Indiana State beating IU.

Purdue at Indiana: Preview, Odds, & How to Watch
Hammer and Rails
They later got a nice win over a full strength Notre Dame, but followed that up with another famous thud at home against Fort Wayne 92-72 when Bryson Scott had 26. That’s 50 points and two losses given up to the Scott bothers, and Fort Wayne was 17 of 30 from long range.

Tow Ready for His First Large Performance at OHT
Times Bulletin
Tow is currently enrolled at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne for Multi-Media News Gathering and Reporting.

Athletes Share Love of Reading: IPFW Players Visit Cedarville Students
The Journal Gazette
Watching 6-foot-11 Dylan Carl of the IPFW men's basketball team stand up in a room full of third-graders is a sight to see. But so is the redshirt freshman forward sitting down and taking time out from prepping for today's game at South Dakota State to read and lead a discussion about Pippi Longstocking.

January 26

Allen County Names New Veterans Services Officer
News-Sentinel
Joe Wasson has been named the new veterans services officer for Allen County and will provide direct assistance to veterans and their families in the preparation, development and submission of claims and applications for earned federal and state benefits. Wasson, 34, is a native of Fort Wayne and an IPFW graduate.

Chalked Names are Reminder of Slaying Victims
The Journal Gazette
Tina Clark feels as though justice may never happen. Her daughter, Madison Clark, an IPFW student, was killed April 30, 2016, but it was ruled a suicide.

Music Listings
The Journal Gazette
THURSDAY – 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.

Art Exhibits
The Journal Gazette
All weekend – IPFW PHOTO EXHIBITION – Ends Feb. 25; Garrett Museum of Art, 100 South Randolph St., Garrett; 5 to 8 p.m. today, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday; www.garrettmuseumofart.org.

January 25

Fort Wayne Jazz, R&B Artists Tasha DeNae, Ty Causey to Perform for Black History Music Event
News-Sentinel
Two of Fort Wayne’s well-known jazz and R&B singers — Tasha DeNae and Ty Causey — will perform together during “A Dynamite Experience: A Musical Tribute to Black History” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Classic Ballroom in Walb Student Union at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

Jobless Rate Keeps Sliding: Fort Wayne MSA at 2.8%, While Adams is Area’s Lowest at 2.2%
The Journal Gazette
Rachel Blakeman, director of IPFW's Community Research Institute, had no explanation Wednesday for the decline in labor force.

Farewell, Chief: UPD’s Tim Potts Reflects on his Time at Ole Miss
The Daily Mississippian
After 2 ½ years of leading the University Police Department, Potts has resigned and accepted a chief position at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

University Police Chief Leaving UM to Return to Indiana
Hotty Toddy
Tim Potts, chief of the University of Mississippi Police Department, is returning to his native state to lead the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus police department.

Hutton: Brandon Newman a Rising Star as Double-Double Treat for Valparaiso
Chicago Tribune
Coolman coached twins brothers Bryson and Benton Scott at Fort Wayne Northrop. Bryson signed with Purdue and Benton was at Indiana State before both transferred to Indiana-Fort Wayne.

Terry Hutchens Column: IU Could Pull Upset Against Big Ten’s Best
Herald Bulletin
The Hoosiers get routed at home by the likes of Indiana State and Fort Wayne, a pair of average at best mid-major teams. Most recently, Indiana was knocked off Wednesday night by previously winless Illinois — which had lost its first eight conference games.

Author Tells Story of Redemption
Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly
Best-selling author Wes Moore will speak about his journey from troubled teen to Rhodes Scholar on Feb. 7 at the third in this season’s Omnibus Lecture Series at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne.

January 24

University of Mississippi Police Chief Takes Job in Indiana
The Kansas City Star
The University of Mississippi is looking for a new campus police chief. The Oxford Eagle reports that Tim Potts has resigned from the job he's held at Ole Miss since July 2015. The 52-year-old Potts says he is moving back to Indiana to be closer to his family. He started working Jan. 16 as campus police chief at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Climate Change is Making Sea Turtles More Female Now What
The Daily Beast
"Two of the natural ways that nest temperatures become reduced is through rain and through shade,” Jacob Hill, a PhD candidate at Mississippi State University who was not involved with the recent study, said. As a master’s student at Indiana University—Purdue University Fort Wayne, Hill completed research demonstrating the feasibility of watering and shading to cool sea turtle nests in Costa Rica.

University of Mississippi Police Chief Takes Job in Indiana
Bristol Herald Courier
The University of Mississippi is looking for a new campus police chief. The Oxford Eagle reports that Tim Potts has resigned from the job he's held at Ole Miss since July 2015. The 52-year-old Potts says he is moving back to Indiana to be closer to his family. He started working Jan. 16 as campus police chief at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

VIDEO and PHOTOS: Fort Wayne Conservation Organizations to Celebrate World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2 with Special Events
News-Sentinel
The other conservation organizations involved are ACRES Land Trust, Allen County Parks and Recreation Department and the Environmental Resources Center at IPFW.

University of Mississippi Police Chief Takes Job in Indiana
Seattle Times
The University of Mississippi is looking for a new campus police chief. The Oxford Eagle reports that Tim Potts has resigned from the job he's held at Ole Miss since July 2015. The 52-year-old Potts says he is moving back to Indiana to be closer to his family. He started working Jan. 16 as campus police chief at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW Sponsorship Day
Majic 95.1
Save-The-Date! The IPFW Sponsorship Day is at Science Central on Saturday, February 17th from 10:00am – 3:00pm.

University Police Chief Leaving UM to Return to Indiana
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tim Potts, chief of the University of Mississippi Police Department, is returning to his native state to lead the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus police department.

University of Mississippi Police Chief Takes Job in Indiana
U.S. News & World Report
The University of Mississippi is looking for a new campus police chief. The Oxford Eagle reports that Tim Potts has resigned from the job he's held at Ole Miss since July 2015. The 52-year-old Potts says he is moving back to Indiana to be closer to his family. He started working Jan. 16 as campus police chief at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

University of Mississippi Police Chief Takes Job in Indiana
WISE TV Fort Wayne’s NBC
The University of Mississippi is looking for a new campus police chief. The Oxford Eagle reports that Tim Potts has resigned from the job he's held at Ole Miss since July 2015. The 52-year-old Potts says he is moving back to Indiana to be closer to his family. He started working Jan. 16 as campus police chief at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

IPFW Volleyball Moves to 7-0
The Journal Gazette
The IPFW men's volleyball team moved to 7-0 after a straight-set (25-17, 25-14, 25-19) win over Lourdes on Wednesday in Sylvania, Ohio. With the win, IPFW ends January without a loss.

UNO Men’s Basketball in Position to Move Up in Summit League Against North Dakota State
Omaha World-Herald
A victory over the Bison at the Scheels Center would pull UNO even in the win column with IPFW, which is third behind South Dakota State and South Dakota.

Cadet Teachers Visit Elementary Special Education Classroom
KPC News
Cadet teaching is a program for seniors who wish to pursue a teaching degree in college. Students are partnered with IPFW for dual-credit certification.

January 23

Why the Big Ten is on Pace to Produce Its Fewest NCAA Tournament Bids in a Decade
Yahoo Sports
Indiana (12-8, 5-3) has a couple of respectable wins over Notre Dame and Maryland, but the Hoosiers’ profile is weighed down by brutal non-conference home losses against Fort Wayne and Indiana State.

Ole Miss Police Chief Resigns to Take Position in Indiana
WTVA TV
The search is underway for a new police chief at the University of Mississippi. Recent Ole Miss Police Chief Tim Potts has resigned to take a position in Indiana. He will become the police chief at Indiana Purdue University Fort Wayne. This position will move him closer to his family.

Haverhill Northern Essex Community College Hires Program Coordinator
Wicked Local Georgetown
Andreas Fleckenstein has taught culinary arts and hospitality at Cornell University, Purdue University, Central Piedmont Community College, Baltimore International College (Now Stratford University) and the Art Institute of Washington, and served as associate dean, Management, Marketing & Culinary Arts at Salt Lake Community College in Utah, and most recently, as executive chef and continuing lecturer at Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Indiana State and Fort Wayne Continue to Haunt IU with March around the Corner
The Daily Hoosier
It’s been more than a month since Fort Wayne came to Bloomington and pummeled Indiana. More than two months since Indiana State showed Fort Wayne the template.

Should Teaching Cursive be Mandatory in Indiana Schools
WANE TV NewsChannel 15
Professor and chair of educational studies at IPFW, Isabel Nunez, thinks it’s a hard sell, even though she does enjoy cursive. “So much of teacher’s work is mandated and the curriculum is so constrained by other kinds of mandates.”

January 22

UPD Chief of Police Resigns to be Closer to Family
The Oxford Eagle
After two and a half years as the University of Mississippi Police Department’s chief of police, Tim Potts is going back home to Indiana to be closer to his family. Potts, 52, told the EAGLE Monday that he will be leaving Ole Miss this week. “I have accepted a chief of police position at Purdue Fort Wayne in Indiana,” Potts said.

Code Red: Florida State University Banishes Speech to Graveyard Area
Washington Examiner
Florida State University, a public college in Tallahassee, Fla., holds a red speech code rating, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s campus free speech rating system. By Kelsey Carroll - Kelsey Carroll is a sophomore at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne studying communications and political science. She serves as a media ambassador and chapter president for Young Americans for Liberty.

Art Exhibition Opening Friday
KPC News
The Garrett Museum of Art, 100 S. Randolph St., will celebrate the opening of the 2017 IPFW Photo Certificate Exhibition on Jan. 26, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. Artwork from students in the IPFW Photography Club and IPFW Design Club will also be on display.

State of Indiana College Basketball Power Rankings
The Daily Hoosier
3. Fort Wayne Mastodons (14-9, 3-3) (Summit) – Their big win over Indiana is looking like it says more about Indiana than Fort Wayne, which is a disappointment to both programs.

Tickets Now On Sale for Wes Moore Omnibus Lecture at IPFW
103.9 Sunny FM
IPFW announced that tickets are now on sale for the third lecture of the 2017–18 Omnibus Lecture Series season, featuring Wes Moore, who will present his lecture titled, From Troubled Teen to Rhodes Scholar: The Transformative Power of Education.