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Outstanding Advisor
Education Reform
Student Employee of the Year
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Outstanding Advisor
The Academic Advising Council will honor an individual for outstanding advising performance for the year 2011--12. Up to two honorees will each receive a $500 award in professional development funds and a plaque. A plaque with a cumulative list of award recipients is posted in the Kettler Hall faculty/staff lounge.

Send nominations to Irwin Mallin in Neff Hall, Room 230, by Monday, March 19. Details, nomination form ...
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Omnibus, Film, Both Center on Educational System
Diane Ravitch
Diane Ravitch
A long-time historian and analyst of education, Diane Ravitch was an early proponent of accountability. She now believes it undermines American education. Her Omnibus lecture, "Education Reform," will be presented Tuesday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhinehart Music Center. Read details, ticket information ...

In a related note, IPFW is sponsoring a showing of the documentary Race to Nowhere, Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. The film takes a critical look at today's education system. Following the film, a panel of local experts will discuss the ideas put forth in the film, which is free and open to the public. Read details ...
Student Employee of the Year
Student Workers Rock IPFW student supervisors are invited to nominate outstanding student employees for the 2011--12 Student Employee of the Year Award. Nominees must be:
  • Currently enrolled in classes at IPFW
  • Working at least 10 hours per week on campus
  • Employed in the same department/office for at least six months

The selected student(s) will be announced during Student Employment Week, April 9--13, and will receive a $250 award. Forms must be received by 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 3.
Nominate a student ... Visit work study website ...  

This Week on Discover IPFW
Discover IPFW Logo This week on Discover IPFW, Chancellor Wartell and Susan Alderman welcome Brian Mylrea, director of international education; Max Yen, ETCS dean; and IPFW student Alan Tse. Discussion centers on international education, specifically Tse's recent study abroad semester in Korea.

Tune in to WFWA-DT PBS 39 every Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
In the National Spotlight
Frank Paladino, Jack W. Schrey Professor of Biology, was featured in an article about leatherback sea turtles in Science NOW. Read article ... 
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