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Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium
The Office of Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs will sponsor the 2013 Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium, Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Learning Commons. This year's event will feature a record 54 participants. Read the story ... 
Continuing Studies Summer 2013
The Summer 2013 Division of Continuing Studies catalog is now online and classes are open for enrollment. View upcoming classes 
Parking Lot 13 will be closed Thursday, April 11, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to allow parking for the NICE Career Fair.  
This Week on
Arts Weekly
The IPFW Indian Performance Series will be highlighted, and Liz Monnier from Fort Wayne Dance Collective will talk about Keigwin and Company. Tune in to Arts Weekly Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 pm on PBS39 WFWA-DT. 
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Chancellor Offers Free Tickets to Saturday Volleyball Game
TVolleyball Gameo show her appreciation for all the hard work everyone has done this year, Chancellor Vicky Carwein is offering staff and faculty one free ticket to the final regular season home match for IPFW's men's volleyball team this Saturday, April 13. The Dons will host the defending MIVA champions, the Lewis University Flyers, at 7 p.m. in the Gates Sports Center.
Additional tickets for family and friends can be purchased for $5 each. To pick up your tickets, show your Mastodon ID at the Larson Ticket Office in the Athletics Center. The game is also Senior Night for the team, which defeated three nationally ranked teams this season. Come out and help lead our Mastodons to victory against the Flyers.

Local Business Leaders Take Part in 2013 Doermer Dialogue
Mark Hill "Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship" is the title of the 2013 Doermer Dialogue with Business Leaders, featuring keynote speaker Mark E. Hill, managing partner with Collina Ventures LLC of Indianapolis, and a panel discussion with six leaders from the local business community. The event is Friday, April 12, from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Read the story ... Register for the event ...
Open House in Former Bookstore Area
You're invited to an open house on Friday, April 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. The former bookstore area in Kettler Hall is the new home for the Comptroller, Human Resources, Purchasing, and Student Information Support Services. Meet the staff, take a tour, enjoy light refreshments, or take advantage of free health screenings provided by Health and Wellness. Located adjacent to Subway, the room numbers for the new area are KT G02-- G07.

WEB3 to be Retired June 5
Computer Server The current Web server, WEB3, which is accessed via the P: drive, will be retired June 5, 2013. New servers will replace most existing functionality. If you have personal or university webpages, forms, or files not hosted by WebCMS/dotCMS, read more about the changes and actions you must take. Pages in WebCMS/dotCMS will not be affected. 

Fifth Annual History Department Undergraduate Conference
Lincoln Memorial IPFW history majors will present their research projects at the Fifth Annual History Department Undergraduate Conference, Saturday, April 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. The conference will take place in the Learning Commons on the second floor of Helmke Library and will feature panels on four topics. It is free and open to the public. Read the details ...

Tips on the Purchasing Bid Process
Currency IPFW Purchasing adheres to Purdue's policy requiring purchases totaling $10,000 or more be competitively bid. Vendors tend to provide more aggressive pricing during the bid process, resulting in savings to the university. If you suspect that a purchase will meet or exceed $10,000, contact Purchasing. A buyer will help you determine whether it meets the bid criteria, develop the bid package, and identify possible sources of supply. Involving Purchasing as soon as possible can save faculty and staff from spending their time gathering quotes which would be done in the bid process, and provides the opportunity to complete the bid process earlier.
Occasionally there are proprietary situations where only a specific manufacturer's brand will suffice and there is only one exclusive vendor providing the brand. In this case, complete and submit the Request to Waiver bid form as soon as possible. Additional information ...

April is Autism Awareness Month
Autism April is Autism Awareness and the Special Education programs are helping to shine a light on autism. During Autism Awareness month the doorway near the special education office is lighted in blue and there will be a variety of resources and handouts available. Please stop by Neff Hall 240 and get free information to share with others. For more information about Autism Awareness Month or Special Education programs at IPFW, contact Jane Leatherman at 481-5742 or Read more (PDF) ...

Administrative Excellence Award
The Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Council (APSAC) will announce the recipient of the Administrative Excellence Award (PDF)
at the Employee Recognition Luncheon on May 1. Your input is needed! Nominations are being accepted through an online submission process. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 27. Nomination form ...

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