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August 26, 2015
The Science of Experience
Step behind the scenes into the booming hospitality industry with IPFW Chair of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management John Niser.
Mitch Daniels Attend an Open Forum with President Daniels
Purdue President Mitch Daniels will visit campus Tuesday, September, 8. All faculty and staff members are invited to attend an open forum in Neff Hall, Room 101, from 3 to 3:30 p.m. If you have questions about his visit, please contact Kim Wagner, chief of staff, at 481-6103 or
Gail Hickey Scholarship of Service Learning Director Named
M. Gail Hickey, professor of education, has been appointed as the first scholarship of service learning director. Hickey's responsibilities are to explore ways in which faculty are currently using service learning and doing the scholarship of service-learning. She will explore funding possibilities for service-learning scholarships and support faculty as they engage in the scholarship of service learning.
Reach Your Fitness Goals with an Athletics Center Membership
Fitness offers more than 100 health benefits! Achieve your fitness goals at the Athletics Center fitness areas. Purchase a 2015--16 school year membership (expires August 23, 2016) or 2015 fall semester membership.
Hours of operation:
  • Monday-Thursday 5:30 a.m.--10 p.m.
  • Friday 5:30 a.m.-- 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m.-- 5 p.m.
  • Sunday noon-- 8 p.m.
Membership fees for faculty, staff, retirees, and spouses: $40 for school year, $35 for semester. All faculty, staff, and retirees can receive a free "getting started" fitness consultation offered by certified personal fitness trainers. Sign up for a consultation by contacting 481-6647 or  Purchase a membership
Jim Brickman to Perform at
the Rhinehart Music Center
Jim Brickman will bring the sounds of the season to the Rhinehart Music Center December 5 at 8 p.m. with Comfort & Joy, his 2015 Holiday Tour. Hailed by the Boston Herald as a crowd-pleaser, Brickman will entertain you in a one-of-a-kind concert event with lush instrumentals and soaring vocals. Tickets are available now at the box office in the Athletics Center, Room 126, or visit the ticket website.
Get Your Game on at Helmke Library
Helmke Library is hosting a welcome back game night Wednesday, September 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Learning Commons on the second floor of Helmke Library.
Put your skills to the test with Jeopardy, Giant Jenga, Munchkin, and more. Free popcorn and soda provided!
Photo of the Week
Student Body President Wade Smith enjoyed being a Blackjack dealer last week at Casino Night, one of several activities that were part of New Student Orientation. View large photo Photo by Jim Whitcraft


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New Faces, New Places
David Adams, transfer to temperature control mechanic for Operations and Maintenance
Marietta Frye, transfer to director of advising for the College of Arts and Sciences
Jeffrey Kimmel, help desk technician for IT Services
Jack Schroeder, coordinator of math and science tutoring for the Centers for Academic Success and Achievement
Elizabeth (Robin) Steenman, secretary for Upward Bound
Ashley Troyer, account clerk for Physical Plant Administration
Matt Zedrick, head women's golf coach for Athletics

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