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Dept. Newsletters
TIAA-CREF Counseling
New Faces, Places
Fall Reception
Violent Behavior Policy
Theatre is Tops
Science Central Camp
Argast Family Lab
National Spotlight
Arts Weekly
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TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions
TIAA-CREF will offer individual counseling sessions Wednesday, November 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Space is limited, so please schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience. Read the details ...
New Faces New Places
Chancellor Vicky Carwein welcomed Keli Kostoff Keli Kostoff as her new executive assistant this week. Keli was formerly with the Alumni Association office. She is an IPFW alumna (A.G.S. '98, B.G.S. '09) with more than 25 years of experience in office administration and management. Says Kostoff, "I look forward to working with Chancellor Carwein and her leadership team. I am excited about the future of our university and embrace the opportunity to provide support not only to Chancellor Carwein but the university and those we serve."
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Chancellor's Informal Fall Reception
IPFW staff and faculty are invited to drop in for a cookie or other treat----but no tricks----at an informal fall reception to meet Chancellor Vicky Carwein today from 2 to 5 p.m. in Kettler Hall, Room 154. Chancellor Carwein and the staff from Kettler's south wing will be wearing outfits that reflect the "season."  Faculty and staff can dress up, too, as long as no full-face masks are worn!  No costumes required. 
Revised Policy on Violent Behavior
The Executive Policy Review Group approved revisions to the policy on Violent Behavior (IV.A.3) at its October meeting. The revised policy, which goes into effect November 1, allows each campus to assign its own names to its behavioral assessment teams. The full policy can be found on the University Policies website.
Froomkin Earns Top State Main Street Business Honor
Froomkin and Najuch 
Rich Najuch and Joel Froomkin 
Associate Faculty of Theatre Joel Froomkin and his partner Rich Najuch, owners of The New Huntington Theatre, were honored by Indiana Main Street with the 2012 Business of the Year Award. Indiana Main Street, a program operated by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, presented the award on October 11 during the statewide Indiana Main Street Conference in Kokomo  Read more  ...  
Meacham to Discuss Jefferson Biography
Jon Meacham
Historian and author Jon Meacham will be the next speaker in the Omnibus Lecture Series, Wednesday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. Meacham is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston, former editor of Newsweek, and executive vice president and executive editor at Random House Publishing. His latest book, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, intimately depicts the life of one of America's most prominent founding fathers. Ticket information ...
Lead a One-Hour Science Camp at
Science Central Next April
Science Central logo Science Central, our partner in the Lunch with an IPFW Scientist Series, is planning a series of afternoon science camps for 10 to 13  year old students. The camps will run the week of April 1--5 to coincide with many local schools' spring breaks. If you're interested in leading a one-hour camp session, choose your topic, date, and time (between 1--5 p.m.) and send it to Laurel Alberson, 
IPFW to Dedicate High Tech Lab
Electron Microscope The Department of Geosciences will dedicate the Argast Family Imaging and Analysis Lab Friday, November 2, at 1 p.m. in Science Building, Room, 263. The lab features a scanning electron microscope with state-of-the-art capabilities for imaging and microanalysis. An open house featuring tours of the lab will immediately follow the dedication ceremony and news conference. Refreshments will be served. Read the story ...
In the National Spotlight
Peter Iadicola, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, was one of a panel of experts at a two-day symposium last week aimed at violence and crime prevention in New Orleans. The symposium was sponsored by the Office of the President and the Department of Criminal Justice at Loyola University New Orleans. Read the story ...
This Week on Arts Weekly
Join host Melinda Haines and guests Jeff Casazza from the Department of theatre (The Women of Lockerbie) and Robert Bean, chair of the Department of Music, as they discuss their fall and winter seasons. Arts Weekly is broadcast live each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on PBS39 WFWA-DT. 
Diabetes Screenings and Flu Shots 
Thursday, November 1, is IPFW Diabetes Awareness Day. Free blood sugar screenings will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level of Kettler Hall. View the flyer ...
There are also three more opportunities to obtain flu shots, which are free for IPFW employees, IPFW retirees, and their spouses/partners. View schedule ... 
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