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When Does IPFW Close?
Helmke and UC2
Featured Faculty Series
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IPFW Events Calendar

When Does IPFW Close?

That's a question many students, staff, and faculty have been asking all winter. Vice Chancellor for Financial Affairs Walt Branson issues an adverse weather memo each year that answers that question. The current memo can be found here. (PDF)


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Helmke Examines Tragedy in Tucson

Paul HelmkePaul Helmke, president of the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, will speak about "Tragedy in Tucson - Impact on Gun Legislation and the Accessibility of Elected Officials" as part of the new University Community Conversation (UC2) program Thursday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. The campus community is also invited to attend a news conference Feb. 3 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kettler Hall Faculty Lounge.  


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Featured Faculty Lecture Series
Creating Knowledge...

Every Friday in February students, faculty, staff, and the public are invited to meet the 2011 Featured Faculty and learn about their outstanding work. The lectures will be from noon to 1 p.m. on the Helmke Library Second Floor. A simple, free lunch will be provided and no reservations are necessary.

  • Feb. 4 - William DeMott, professor of biology, "Life, Death, and Evolution in Plankton Food Chains"
  • Feb. 11 - Hedayeh Samavati, professor of economics, "The Economics of Crime: Robbing a Bank?"
  • Feb. 18 - Hosni Abu-Mulaweh, professor of mechanical engineering, "Energy Applications for Daily Life"
  • Feb. 25 - James Moore, associate dean, Doermer School of Business and professor of management, "Data Mining: Good Science or Black Magic?"
Pacific Film Series 2011 Begins Feb. 2

Whale RiderInternational Language and Culture Studies and the Department of Anthropology will present a Pacific Film Series this semester, "Tradition, Identity, and Change: Films from the Pacific Islands." The films will be screened in the Liberal Arts Building, Room 159 at 5:30 p.m. Each film will be followed by a discussion led by Professor Hal Odden. Pizza will be provided to all.

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