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Mastodon Grill
Time Change
Search Committee
Raddatz at Omnibus
First Mondays Lecture
COAS Lecturer
Write-a-Will Event
Kente Exhibition
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Faculty and Staff Discount at Mastodon Grill
The Holiday Inn at IPFW is offering IPFW faculty and staff a 15 percent discount at its Mastodon Grill! The grill is back in business, serving its American cuisine for breakfast (6:30--10 a.m. weekdays and 7:30--10 a.m. weekends), lunch (11 a.m.--2 p.m.), and dinner (5--10 p.m.). Call 482-3800 for details. Check out photos of the grill...
Daylight Savings Time
Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, November 6, at 2 a.m. Don't forget to reset your clocks! Backward or forward?
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Search Committee Finalized
IPFW entrance marker Purdue University has formed a search committee to identify candidates for chancellor of Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne to succeed Chancellor Michael Wartell. The committee will be co-chaired by Carol Sternberger, associate vice chancellor for faculty development and a professor of nursing at IPFW, and Richard Buckius, Purdue vice president of research and a professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue West Lafayette. Read the story... 
Acclaimed Journalist Martha Raddatz is the Next Omnibus Lecturer
Martha Raddatz Martha Raddatz has reported many of the most compelling foreign and domestic news stories of our time. She is the next speaker in the 2011--2012 Omnibus Lecture Series. Raddatz will present "Global Hotspots from Yemen to Afghanistan and the Arab Spring In-Between" Tuesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhinehart Music Center. Free tickets are available at the Schatzlein Box Office in the Rhinehart Music Center. Read the story... 
Why Care about Linguistics?
Shannon Bischoff "What is Linguistics and Why Should Anyone Care?" Shannon Bischoff, assistant professor of linguistics, will provide answers at the November 7 First Mondays Lecture from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Science Building, Room 168.

First Mondays is a student-focused series sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Read the story... 
Distinguished Lecturer Focuses on Nature's Way of Minimizing Energy
The College of Arts and Science will host Peter Dragnev, professor and interim chair of the Department of Mathematics, as its next distinguished lecturer. Dragnev, whose research is in the area of mathematical analysis, will present "Electrons, Buckyballs, and Orifices: Nature's Way of Minimizing Energy" Wednesday, November 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. Read the story...
Write-a-Will Event is November 18
Leave a Legacy IPFW will host a Write-a-Will event Friday, November 18, as part of the national Leave a Legacy initiative in conjunction with the Planned Giving Council of Northeast Indiana (PGCNI). Attorney Charles Backs will be on campus to offer assistance. Simple wills containing at least one charitable bequest will be written at no cost.

Time slots are available between 2 and 5 p.m. and will be in Walb Student Union, Room 114. Appointment times are required and limited. For more information contact Jay Thayer, Development office, at or 481-6963 , or visit the PGCNI website
Kente Cloth Represents Essence of Ghanaian People
Kente ClothThe Fort Wayne Museum of Art will display "Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity," November 12 through January 8, 2012. The exhibit's appearance in Fort Wayne is through collaboration with and the support of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS).

Professor Quinton Dixie and COAS will host a film a panel discussion Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. Panelists include Tim Lake of Wabash College, Fey Fey Moussou of Fort Wayne, and Su'ad Abdul Khabeer of Purdue University. Read the story...
This Week on Discover IPFW
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Tune in to PBS-39 at 7:30 tomorrow night, November 3, when Discover IPFW features global programs for faculty and students in the Doermer School of Business.

This week's focus is on Korea. Guests are Professor Hedaya Samavati and Assistant Professor Myeong Hwan Kim from the Department of Economics, MBA student Noah Diehm, and undergraduate student Jason Kochenderfer. Discussion centers around a trip they took to Korea last spring.
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