October 1, 2014
GroupWise Shutdown Reminder
Access to GroupWise will no longer be available after Oct. 15, 2014. This includes access to mail, calendar, address books, and archives. Because of licensing constraints, we will not be able to use GroupWise long-term and there will be no way to access anything in GroupWise beyond October 15.
If you are accessing GroupWise regularly to get information that is not available via Outlook, contact the IT Services Help Desk (481-6030) immediately.
South Campus Drive Detours
As of Thursday, October 2, sections along South Campus Drive will be detoured throughout campus due to the extension of South Campus Drive. Detour signs will be posted along the alternate routes.
White Drive adjacent to Parking Garage 1 will be changed from a one-way drive to a two-way drive. Please call the Physical Plant at 481-6832 with any questions or concerns. View campus map
Institutional Review Board Updates
New guidance documents, policy changes, checklists, and Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) certification requirements are now posted on the Purdue Institutional Review Board (IRB) website.
"Navigating the IRB Review Process," formerly known as "Nuts & Bolts," is now online. The five modules can be found on the IRB Tutorials page. Questions and/or comments can be directed to the IRB office at 765-494-5942 or irb@purdue.edu.
USAP Town Hall Meetings
If you attended the recent University Strategic Alignment Process (USAP) town hall meeting, please take a moment to complete a short survey.
The next meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, at noon in the Science Building, Room 185. The topic will be accreditation.
Faculty and Staff Season Tickets
IPFW faculty, staff, and retirees can take advantage of a $20 to $30 discount off the regular price of basketball and volleyball season tickets. Support our talented student-athletes on the court as well as in the classroom! For more information, contact Tyler Baker, director of ticket sales, at 481-6372 or baketd02@ipfw.edu. View the flyer [PDF]
IPFW Mental Health Day
The 24th annual IPFW Mental Health Day will be Thursday, October 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Walb Student Union. This year's theme is "Life Worth Living---- Things Are Looking Up!" The event will be held during National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, a national outreach initiative designed to educate people about depression and other mental health disorders.
IPFW Mental Health Day is sponsored by IPFW/Parkview Student Assistance Program, the Office of the Dean of Students, IPFW Center for Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness Programs, Active Minds, Peer Educator Program, and IPSGA. For information, call 481-6647 or email tillapau@ipfw.edu. View the schedule
Celebrate 50 Years of IPFW at the Mastodon Roast
You and your family are invited to join the IPFW Alumni Association in celebrating 50 years of IPFW at the 16th Annual Mastodon Roast! Enjoy a hog roast and catch up with old friends while kids enjoy face painting, a jump-house, and meet Don the Mastodon, all at the beautiful Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse IPFW Alumni Center, Tuesday, October 7.

Admission is $10 per adult; children under 10 get in free. A cash bar will be available. Five dollars of each ticket will support the IPFW Annual Fund.  R.S.V.P.
Mastodon Bytes: What's Up?
Tip #9
What is What's Up? It's a website maintained by several offices in IT Services where you can find out if services like Blackboard and Banner are online and working. You will also find the newest security updates on compromised accounts and phishing emails. Read the details [PDF]

Photo of the Week

American history students had a rare visit last week from presidential historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin. Goodwin was in town for the first in the series of Omnibus lectures at IPFW. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft

This Week on Arts Weekly

Jeff Casazza and Darby Mullins LeClear from the IPFW Department of Theatre discuss their upcoming production of The Glass Menagerie; Leslie Hormann from Fort Wayne Youtheatre shares details about The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Join host John O'Connell on Arts Weekly, Thursday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m. on WFWA PBS-39.

OACS Open House

The Office of Academic Internships, Cooperative Education, and Service Learning (OACS) will hold an open house Thursday, October 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Neff Hall, Room 337.


IPFW Flu Shots

Free for IPFW faculty, staff, retirees, and spouses. Bring your Mastodon ID Card. $30 for all others, checks payable to IPFW. The four-strain vaccine will be given.

October 15, 9 a.m.-- 3 p.m., Walb Union 114

October 23, 3-- 7 p.m., Walb Union 114

October 29, 9 a.m.-- 3 p.m., Neff Hall 149

November 4, 3-- 7 p.m., Kettler Hall 154 


New Faces, New Places

Andrea Amos, account clerk for the Bursar

Graham Fredrick, transfer to document delivery services coordinator for the library

Wesley Shie, transfer to regional director of NE Indiana Small Business Development Center

Victoria Spencer, student government coordinator for Student Life and Leadership


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