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Change in Procurement Process
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The Circle Drive between Walb Student Union and Helmke Library will be partially closed Wednesday, April 24, from 7 to 11 a.m.
WEB3 to be Retired June 5
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.  
Facing Homelessness Project
Facing Homelessness is a collaboration of local storytellers, writers, artists, and readers who share stories of the homeless in our community. The Fort Wayne project, sponsored in part by the IPFW Office of Academic Internships, Cooperative Education and Service Learning (OACS), will focus on 18 stories and related artwork. A special event will be held at the Allen County Public Library
at 5:30 p.m. April 18. Read the story   
This Week on
Arts Weekly
Thom Hofrichter from First Presbyterian Theatre will talk about Antony and Cleopatra; Kelly Updike from the Embassy Theatre will discuss Late Nite Catechism. Tune in to Arts Weekly Thursday, April 11, at 7:30 pm on PBS39 WFWA-DT. 
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Outstanding Academic Advisors
Joanna Bauman
Joanne Bauman
Sydney Miracle
Sydney Miracle
Joanne Bauman
and Sydney Miracle of the Department of Nursing are the 2012--13 Academic Advisors of the Year. The announcement was made April 11 at the annual Academic Advising luncheon. Bauman has been an academic advisor at IPFW since 2003; Miracle since 2007. Read the story 
Lecturer Focuses on Social Justice Advocate and Museum Founder Margaret T. G. Burroughs
Mary Ann Cain
Mary Ann Cain
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to present its Spring Distinguished Lecturer, Professor Mary Ann Cain from the Department of English and Linguistics.

Cain will present "Making It Up and Passing It On: Margaret T. G. Burroughs-Artist, Activist, Educator, and Museum Founder," Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read the story  
Procurement Services to Begin Using Ariba for Purchasing
An overhaul of the university's procurement process will include replacement of the SRM purchasing system with a set of tools from Ariba Inc. Ariba's tools will allow for efficient and effective requisitioning, ordering, receiving and invoice reconciliation, says Philip O'Keeffe, Purdue's director of procurement services. Ariba's cloud-based tools and technologies are connected to a business network of almost a million suppliers. Read the details in Purdue Today 
New Immigrant Literacy Program Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
Joe Soe
Kyaw Soe
In 2003, a Burmese immigrant in Fort Wayne founded the New Immigrant Literacy Program (NILP), running it out of a makeshift classroom in the Centlivre Village apartments with the assistance of his wife and two volunteers from the American Red Cross. Ten years later, that immigrant, Kyaw "Joe" Soe, is the director of NILP, now hosted by the School of Education at IPFW. To help celebrate NILP's anniversary, the public is invited to attend and observe the tutoring sessions, Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. in Neff Hall, Read the story 
Students Get First-Hand Experience in International Marketing
DSB Casablanca trip
Marketing research survey in Casablanca
For a group of IPFW business students, sun and sand were part of their spring break landscape, but business was definitely on their minds. Fifteen students in the D490 Special Study in International Business class and three faculty members spent 13 days on a study tour of Morocco. Read the story ... 
Senior Interior Design Exhibition
Interior Design 3D-2
How is designing a building for use as a hospital different from designing one for use as a church or assisted living facility? The Third Annual Interior Design Senior Exhibition will allow viewers to discover those differences from April 26 through May 19 in the Visual Arts Gallery. Read the story  View flyer (PDF) 
2013 Staff Recognition Luncheon
The 2013 Staff Recognition Luncheon will be Wednesday, May 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Walb Student Union International Ballroom. The luncheon is an opportunity to recognize staff service anniversaries, those who have earned degrees, and recipients of the Administrative Excellence and Pride Plus Awards. The deadline for reservations is April 22. View list of honorees/make lunch reservations 
The Communicator Snags 11 Awards
Communicator front page The staff of The Communicator, IPFW's student-produced weekly publication, was recognized with 11 awards for excellence in journalism, including 3rd place Division 2 Newspaper of the Year. The awards were presented last weekend at the 2013 Indiana College Press Convention at IU Bloomington. Read the story 
Memorial Service for John Carnaghi
A few members of the university community plan on having a short memorial service in memory of John Carhaghi on Monday, April 29, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 101. John served IPFW and Purdue for nearly 25 years before completing his higher education service as executive vice president and treasurer for Florida State University until his death in February. Friends are collecting short stories or memories of John and would like many more to send to his wife and son. Please consider sending a short email to   
April is Autism Awareness Month
Autism April is Autism Awareness and the Special Education programs are helping to shine a light on autism. You can go to Neff Hall 240 and pick up free information to share with others. The Department of Professional Studies and the Division of Continuing Studies will host two public workshops on Autism Spectrum Disorders  in June at the Alumni Center. Read more (PDF)
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