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IPFW and Project COMPASS Sponsor National Suicide Prevention Week Activities

IPFW and Project COMPASS Sponsor National Suicide Prevention Week Activities

September 06, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—On average, one person in the United States completes suicide every 12 minutes. One in five of those people are veterans. Each completed suicide intimately affects six other people. For every person who completes suicide, 25 other people attempt it.
IPFW Hosts Annual Mastodon Job and Internship Fair September 20

IPFW Hosts Annual Mastodon Job and Internship Fair September 20

September 02, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will host its annual Job and Internship Fair Tuesday, September 20, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Athletics Center Fieldhouse.
IPFW Admissions Reach 5-Year High in Fall 2016

IPFW Admissions Reach 5-Year High in Fall 2016

August 24, 2016 FORT WAYNE,Ind. — Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) set a five-year admissions record for the 2016 fall semester. IPFW admitted 4,516 students, the highest total since 2012.
22nd Omnibus Lecture Series Covers Politics, Medicine, Journalism, and Sports

22nd Omnibus Lecture Series Covers Politics, Medicine, Journalism, and Sports

August 19, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The 22nd season of the Omnibus Lecture Series at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) presents four memorable evenings with engaging and well-known speakers.
IPFW and Indiana National Guard Announce First-Ever Leadership Program Partnership

IPFW and Indiana National Guard Announce First-Ever Leadership Program Partnership

July 26, 2016 FORT WAYNE,Ind.— An innovative new partnership between Student Life and Leadership at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and the Indiana National Guard aims to grow leadership skills, civic engagement, cultural appreciation, and more, both on the campus and in the northeast Indiana region.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry Named IPFW Champion

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry Named IPFW Champion

July 15, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.— Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) recognized Mayor Tom Henry with the IPFW Champion award on Thursday evening at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center.
Melissa Gruys Takes on Role as Dean of the Doermer School of Business

Melissa Gruys Takes on Role as Dean of the Doermer School of Business

July 14, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Melissa. L. Gruys, Ph.D. SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has been named as the new dean of the Richard T. Doermer School of Business. She assumed her duties on July 1.
Greek Life Makes Long Awaited Return to IPFW in September

Greek Life Makes Long Awaited Return to IPFW in September

July 05, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Developing strong female leaders will be the goal of Alpha Sigma Alpha, the first sorority to open a chapter at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) in over a decade.
Healthcare-focused Burmese Language Course Receives State-wide Award

Healthcare-focused Burmese Language Course Receives State-wide Award

June 29, 2016 FORT WAYNE, Ind.A specialized Burmese language course offered by the Division of Continuing Studies at IPFW was recently named the Course of the Year by a state-wide professional organization.
Northeast Indiana Will Feel Effects of Britain's

Northeast Indiana Will Feel Effects of Britain's "Brexit" Vote, Says IPFW Expert

June 23, 2016 FORT WAYNE,Ind.—The results of Thursday's popular vote on Great Britain's future in the European Union will create impact around the world, including here in northeast Indiana, says Craig Ortsey, continuing lecturer in political science at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).