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If you're looking for a great way to entertain the entire family without admission or parking costs, the FamilyFest area at IPFW's RiverFest 2011, presented by Steel Dynamics, is the place to be, Saturday, June 25.  Read the story... 

RiverFest Medallion 2011

Chancellor Wartell, yo-yo man

Chancellor Wartell shows off his yo-yo skills for the Journal Gazette.  

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Inside IPFW
In the National Spotlight

Michele Drouin 


Professor of Psychology Michelle Drouin's study of "sexting" behavior among college students has been cited in several media outlets, including Discovery News, ABC News, and Daily India

Test Your IPFW Editorial Style

How well do you know IPFW Editorial Style? Each week this summer, Inside IPFW will pose an editorial conundrum. If you're the first person to answer correctly, you'll receive recognition the following week and bragging rights with your coworkers (or is it co-workers?). This week's puzzler:  


IPFW refers informally to a two-year degree as an:

  • associate degree
  • associate's degree

Send your response to, then check back next week for the answer. 

Three Rivers Festival Time at IPFW

IPFW is looking for volunteers from the campus community to help represent the university in these summer traditions:

  • TRF Festival Parade: Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m., downtown Fort Wayne. Contact Susan Alderman,
  • Ice Cream Social: Monday, July 11, 7-8:30 p.m., IPFW campus. Shifts run from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Contact Laurel Alberson,
  • Children's Fest: Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., IPFW campus. Three shifts available: 10 a.m.- noon, noon-2 p.m., or 2-4 p.m. Contact Louise Teague,
Seeking Volunteers for SOAR Summer Sessions

SOAR logoThe SOAR committee is recruiting volunteers for Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR). The website is ready to go, and dates have been set (PDF). If you would like to volunteer, visit the volunteer web page  to  view the available time slots. The registration link is at the bottom of the page. You will receive a reminder message a few days in advance. 

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