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Sept. 11, 2013
Enrollment for Fall 2013
IPFW's official enrollment for the fall 2013 term is shown below.

  

Dual credit

Non-dual credit

Total

Head count 2012

2,438

11,333

13,771

Head count 2013

3,047

10,412

13,459

Change

+24.98%

-8.13%

-2.26%


 

Dual credit

Non-dual credit

Total

Credit hours 2012

9,906

129,420

139,326

Credit hours 2013

12,811

120,999

133,810

Change

+29.32%

-6.52%

-3.95%


Includes both students taking courses in their high schools and students taking courses on our campus 
Includes both undergraduate and graduate students 
Panel Discussion Tackles Situation in Syria
Syria map The Department of Political Science invites you to a panel discussion on "Understanding the Situation in Syria," today, Wednesday, September 11, at 4 p.m. in Walb Student Union, Room G08, behind the large eating area in the cafeteria. Panelists for the discussion of this hot topic include James Lutz, professor of political science, and James Toole, associate professor of political science. The event will also be broadcast on Northeast Indiana Public Radio (NIPR) WBOI 89.1 today at 7 p.m.
Outside Activities and Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statements
All requests for permission to engage in outside activities and conflict of interest disclosures approved for 2012-- 2013 expired at the close of the fiscal year on June 30, 2013. If the activity will continue or if this is a new activity or conflict of interest, a request must be submitted. Please review the policy on Conflicts of Commitment and Reportable Outside Activities to determine when and what outside activities should be disclosed. If a disclosure is necessary, submit the Disclosure of and Application for Permission to Engage in a Reportable Outside Activity Form.
Administrative Capabilities on Campus PC Workstations 
ITS has indicated to the vice chancellors that system administrative capabilities will be removed from all campus PC workstations as a security measure within the next several weeks. The vice chancellors were asked to create an exclusion list indicating those who need to have a capability for installing software on demand. This has raised many questions about various situations; please review the detailed explanation.

If you have further questions, please contact the IT Services Help Desk, helpdesk@ipfw.edu or 481-6030.
Interim Writing Center Coordinator
Janet J. (Jaye) Bausser has been named the part-time interim coordinator of the IPFW Writing Center for 2013-14. Savanna Niec, biology graduate administrative assistant, will assist her. Writing Center coordinator Mary Arnold Schwartz has announced her resignation so that she can return to graduate studies. IPFW expresses its gratitude for Mary Arnold's exemplary service and leadership. Her last day will be September 13. Read the story (PDF)

You're invited to a farewell send-off for Schwartz, Friday, September 13, from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Balthaser Conference Room on the second floor of the Learning Commons.
Northeast Indiana's Largest Graduate School Fair 
The October 1 Graduate School Fair offers attendees a chance to meet representatives of Indiana graduate programs in one convenient location. The fair, sponsored by the Northeast Indiana Career Enrichment (NICE) Consortium, will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Indiana Tech Law School, located at 1600 E. Washington Blvd. The fair is free and open to all students and alumni of any accredited college or university.
Free Office Furniture for Department Use 
Chair The Division of Continuing Studies has a wide variety of office furniture being offered at no charge for department use. Items in excellent condition include: tables, cabinets, chairs, and other office fixtures.

If you are interested in looking at any item(s), please contact Marcus Tulley, Ginsberg Physical Plant Warehouse, at tulleym@ipfw.edu  to make an appointment (required). Marc will show you what is available and assist you in making arrangements for delivery to your campus address. Please note that you will not be able to view the furniture without an appointment. For additional information, please contact Jan-Marie Zimmerman at zimmermj@ipfw.edu or 481-6239.

IPFW Flu Shot Days 

All IPFW faculty, staff, retirees, and their spouses can receive free flu shots on these days:
  • Wednesday, October 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Walb Union, Room 114 
  • Thursday, October 24, 3-7 p.m., Walb Union, Room 114 
  • Wednesday, October 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Kettler Hall, Room 118 
  • Tuesday, November 5, 3-7 p.m., Kettler Hall, Room 154
Photo of the Week
Celebrate Science
A member of the Society of Physics Students demonstrates a Tesla coil  at the inaugural Celebrate Science Indiana last Saturday in Walb Union.  Read the story  View large photo
Photo by Elmer Denman
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Brickworld Admission Discount
Brickworld Fort Wayne, featuring 25,000 square feet of LEGO displays and interactive displays, will be held at the Grand Wayne Center on September 28 and 29. IPFW faculty and staff can purchase tickets online and receive $1 off admission for you and your family. Use coupon code IPFW13. View the flyer (PDF) 

Upcoming Concerts at Rhinehart Music Center
Sammilan, a confluence of North and South Indian flute Music; September 14
*  Hip Hop globetrotter Tech N9ne in concert; October 13
GUNGOR in concert featuring K.S. Rhoads; October 25

Department Newsletters 
 
New Faces, New Places 
Jayla Heller, transfer to secretary for chemistry
David Hire, custodian for building services 
 
This Week on Arts Weekly
Ann Johnson, co-chair of Bust a Move, will talk about an evening of inspiring works of art by local artists presented by Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana and Fort Wayne Derby Girls; then learn about what's coming up this season at the Honeywell Center in Wabash. Tune in to
Arts Weekly Thursday, September 12, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39.

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