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New Faces New Places
Robert Brewer, moving to assistant director of the Mastodon Academic Performance Center
OIE in New Walb Location
The Office of International Education (OIE) is now open for business at its new location in Walb Union, Room 145. Find them in the new Student Services Complex, just down the hallway from the bookstore and across from the International Ballroom.
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New Pedestrian Map Guide Signs Reflect Parking Lot Renumbering
IPFW Main Campus MapYou may have noticed the new way-finding signs that have been springing up all over campus during the past few months such as directional signage, pedestrian guides, parking lot signs, etc.

New maps will be placed into the pedestrian map guide signs within the month. Most of the parking lots have been renumbered to reflect a more logical sequence now that the campus has expanded. West campus map... Main campus map (PDF)... 
Meet da Vinci at Regional Science and Engineering Fair this Saturday
Attendees at the Northeast Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair in the Athletics Center field house this Saturday will have an opportunity to view science and technology up close, thanks to a visit by the da Vinci, courtesy of regional fair sponsor Lutheran Health Network. The da Vinci, a robotic surgical device, will be on display to the general public from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lutheran Health Network medical staff will provide interactive demonstrations which are open to the public.

The public is also invited to view the students' projects from 1:30 to 3 p.m., after they have been judged. Read the story ... 
Proactive Elder Care Workshop
Caregivers and aging loved ones are invited to attend a Proactive Elder Care workshop March 31 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Walb Union Ballroom. Speakers include:
  • Abraham Schwab, Ph.D., IPFW Center for Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy
  • Mary Jo Bland, founder, Proactive Elder Care
  • Kevin Noll, investment advisor, Tower Investment Services
  • Jane Gerardot, attorney, Boeglin, Troyer, and Gerardot, PC
  • Robert Musselman, M.D., Lutheran Medical Group
  • Hamid S. Hamdi, M.D., neurologist, St. Joseph Medical Group. 
  • Connie Benton Wolfe, president, Aging and In-Home Services
The workshop is free with a suggested $20 per person donation to the Council on Senior Services. Questions may be directed to Mary Jo Bland, or 260-672-3987. 
View workshop flyer (PDF) ... Register for workshop ...
This Week on Discover IPFW
Discover IPFW Logo This week on Discover IPFW, NISTEM Resource Center director Jeff Nowak and host Susan Alderman talk about the science of weather with Curtis Smith, Indiana's NewsCenter chief meteorologist.


Tune in to WFWA-DT PBS 39 every Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Sumptuous Sausages Featured at LaCharcuterie Restaurant
LaCharcuterie logo Tuesday evenings through April 24, IPFW Hospitality Management senior students take charge of The Mastodon Grill at the Holiday Inn at IPFW and the Coliseum, transforming it into La Charcuterie Restaurant. The menu features local food and artisan sausages and may be enjoyed every Tuesday from 4:30 to 9 p.m. through April 24.

IPFW faculty, staff, and students can take advantage of a 15 percent discount on any menu item, excluding alcoholic beverages.  La Charcuterie Restaurant on Facebook ... 
In the National Spotlight
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs George McClellan's article, "The Conference Season in Student Affairs," was published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. McClellan writes regularly for The Chronicle about career issues in student affairs.
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