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Will New CDC Guidelines Leave More People Suffering from Chronic Pain?

Will New CDC Guidelines Leave More People Suffering from Chronic Pain?

March 17, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new guidelines that attempt to balance the needs of people with chronic pain against the country's growing opioid painkiller crisis.
Kalamaras Honored with First-ever IPFW Faculty Engagement Award

Kalamaras Honored with First-ever IPFW Faculty Engagement Award

March 16, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.George Kalamaras is a professor of English at IIPFW, a post he has held since 1990. Kalamaras recently served a two-year term as Indiana Poet Laureate from January 1, 2014, through December 31, 2015. To honor his engagement, IPFW will present him with the first-ever Featured Faculty for Excellence in Engagement award.
2016 Summit Scholarship Recipients Announced

2016 Summit Scholarship Recipients Announced

March 15, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind. Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 201617 Chapman Scholarship, Doermer Distinguished Scholarship, and Auer Scholarship.
201516 Outstanding Research Award Honors IPFW Mathematician's Quest to Minimize Energy

201516 Outstanding Research Award Honors IPFW Mathematician's Quest to Minimize Energy

March 15, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.Whether we study electrical charges in equilibrium, orifices of pollen grain, or fullerene molecules, the mathematical model consists of minimizing the potential energy of spherical point configurations. In recognition of these pursuits, IPFW will honor Professor Peter Dragnev, chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences and co-director of the Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics, with the 201516 Outstanding Research Award.
Amateur Paleontologist Discovers Big Error in Tiny Phosphatic Fossils

Amateur Paleontologist Discovers Big Error in Tiny Phosphatic Fossils

March 14, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.Fossils constitute some of the best evidence of past life and environments, but do fossils always faithfully record that life? A study based on research generated by a collaborative team of amateur paleontologists in the Cincinnati area, IPFW faculty from the Departments of Biology and Geosciences, and geosciences undergraduate students that has been published in the scientific journal PALAIOS explores this question.
Immersion Excursion Career Exploration Leads to Jobs for IPFW Graduates

Immersion Excursion Career Exploration Leads to Jobs for IPFW Graduates

March 10, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.Several students have received job offers as a result of IPFW Career Services' popular Immersion Excursion program. Two recent IPFW graduates, Jessica Hammond and Robert Reyes, received employment offers from the Fort Wayne Autism Center following a career exploration day last spring.
Recent Breakthrough Proving Einstein's Theory of Relativity to be Discussed at IPFW

Recent Breakthrough Proving Einstein's Theory of Relativity to be Discussed at IPFW

March 10, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.A team of scientists recently announced that they had heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, a sound that fulfilled the last prediction of Einsteins general theory of relativity. Are you curious about why its a big deal?
Employers: See What IPFW Students Have to Offer at the Reverse Career Fair

Employers: See What IPFW Students Have to Offer at the Reverse Career Fair

March 07, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.Local employers take note: IPFW students are prepared. They know what it takes to work hard and achieve goals. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the professional and leadership skills they can offer your business as you network with student leaders representing their affiliated organizations.
IPFW Honors Program Hosts Summer Camp for High School Juniors

IPFW Honors Program Hosts Summer Camp for High School Juniors

March 03, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.The Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) Honors Program invites high school students to participate in its first Honors Summer Camp, Understanding the World Around Us: An Interdisciplinary Perspective.
IPFW Professor Receives $360,000 Grant From Air Force Office of Scientific Research

IPFW Professor Receives $360,000 Grant From Air Force Office of Scientific Research

March 01, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.John Licato, assistant professor of computer science at Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), is a recipient of a 2016 Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award for research in artificial intelligence and robotics.