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New Faces, Places
Family "Adoption"
Arts Weekly
United Way Campaign
Annual Chocolate Hour
Graduate Program Recognized
Webmail Upgrade
National Spotlight
Holiday Ticket Packs
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IPSGA "Adopts" Two Families for the Holidays 
The Indiana-Purdue Student Government Association Student Senate raised over $700 by selling candy bars to adopt two families this holiday season. The families were selected through the CANI foundation. Students will join the families for a meal that was donated by a community member and will spend the afternoon shopping with the mothers of the selected families. 
This Week on
Arts Weekly 
Host Melinda Haines will be joined by David Blackwell as they discuss the Fort Wayne Area Community Band's holiday concert. Liz Monnier will share the details of the Fort Wayne Dance Collective's "Nuts and Crackers" dance performance. The show is broadcast live Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on PBS39 WFWA-DT. 
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2012 IPFW United Way Campaign
United Way logo As the Holidays approach many of us look forward to spending quality time with our loved ones and seeing the excited faces of little ones in our lives. It's also the time when those who are less fortunate in this community need our help the most. There are nearly 6,000 children under the age of five in Allen County who are living in poverty, and reportedly 6,500 more people at food banks than at the same time last year.

You can help these individuals and many others with a gift to United Way's 2012-13 Community Campaign. IPFW will be running their online United Way workplace campaign December 14 through January 31. Please consider participating in the IPFW United Way campaign this year. You will receive your secure website link to pledge online December 14. Read the details (PDF) ... 
Civil Rights Activist-Radio Personality to Keynote 2nd Annual Chocolate Hour
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The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the MLK Club Inc. of Fort Wayne are sponsoring the Second Annual Chocolate Hour, Jan. 15, 2013, at 7 p.m. Joe Madison, well-known civil rights activist and radio personality, will be the keynote speaker with a presentation titled "The Relevancy of the Dream in 2013 and Beyond." Madison can be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio Channel 128 weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. Read the story ...
Graduate Program Highly Recognized by Digital Commons Network
IPFW has been recognized as one of the most cited institutions with the Digital Commons Network (DCN) for the month of November. George Mourad, IPFW director of Graduate Studies and professor of biology, said "The high quality of the research performed by our graduate students is evident by the large number of citations IPFW's Master theses received." Read the story ...
GroupWise Webmail Upgrade
On Wednesday, December 19, at 2 p.m., the latest version of GroupWise WebAccess will be made available to all employees via myIPFW and webmail.ipfw.edu. New features include a more streamlined interface, a new iPad-specific interface, the ability to create recurring appointments, and more. For questions, please contact the IT Services Help Desk at 481-6030 or helpdesk@ipfw.edu. Read the details ...
In the National Spotlight

Jay Jackson, associate professor of psychology, has accepted an invitation to become an associate editor of the journal Group Dynamics. This role involves finding reviewers for manuscripts, considering their feedback, and writing decision letters.

Chris Rutkowski, assistant professor of music composition and technology and director of the IPFW/Sweetwater Music Technology Program, has been named editor of of the Music Business-Industry component of Symposium, the academic journal of the College Music Society (CMS). He was also a presenter at the CMS national conference in San Diego last month.

Patrick Ashton, associate professor of sociology and director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, was interviewed by David Shearer of FortWayneSpeaks.com. The subject was a book written by Ashton and coauthors Matt Kubik and Regina Leffers, The Green Age. Previous podcasts include an interview with Michael Spath, continuing lecturer in philosophy and executive director of the Indiana Center for Middle East Peace. View podcast ...

IPFW's student newspaper, The Communicator, won a national award at the annual convention of The Associated College Press. The publication received the ACP Design of the Year Award in the Illustration Category. The award was for a cover illustration that dealt with the Penn State scandal, designed and drawn by IPFW student Nathan Runda. Read the story ...
Athletics Holiday Ticket Pack
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Mastodon holiday ticket packs containing 12 ticket vouchers are available. The tickets can be used for any men's basketball game at the Memorial Coliseum or any Gates Center athletics event. Order your holiday ticket packs online or call 260-481-6372. 
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