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January 6, 2016
Nominate an Awesome Alumnus before Jan. 31
Nominate an outstanding alumni Do you know an outstanding IPFW graduate? Nominate someone today for an IPFW Alumni Association Award. Check out the seven awards, then nominate that outstanding alumna or alumnus who represents IPFW at its best!
Nominations must be submitted before Jan. 31, 2016. Winners will be chosen by the Alumni Association board of directors and recognized during the Homecoming Celebration on Saturday, February 20.
Employee Assistance Program Onsite Visit
Weber and Associates, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider, will conduct onsite appointments Tuesday, January 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. EAP is available to benefit-eligible employees and their covered family members. Scheduled appointments through Weber and Associates are preferred (call 260-432-0696), but drop-ins are also welcome.

When you call, tell them you would like to schedule an appointment during their onsite visit. After your appointment is scheduled you will be given the campus location for your meeting. For more information about the onsite visit or EAP, contact Vanessa Miller at or 481-6684.
Beat the Winter Blues
Winter BluesNow that the holiday season is over and winter has truly set in, we can be a little less peppy and a bit irritable. Learn what you can do to combat the winter blues and keep a positive attitude!

Human Resources and Office of Institutional Equity (HR-OIE) and Employee Wellness invite you to a Brown Bag Lunch on Tuesday, January 26, from noon to 1 p.m., location TBA. Bill Weber and Associates, our Employee Assistance Program provider, will share some coping strategies. Bring your lunch and a buddy.
Submit IRB Protocols Online Starting Jan. 4
The Purdue University Institutional Review Board has announced that Institutional Review Board (IRB) applications must be submitted online through the Coeus-Lite grant submission system beginning January 4. No paper or email submissions will be accepted after that date. For more information, contact the IRB office at 765-494-5942. Read more
Photo of the Week
The College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science welcomed 52 Indiana FIRST® LEGO® League robotics teams at the State Championship on December 12. This year's TRASH TREK Challenge asked children ages 9 to 14 to explore the fascinating world of trash and develop innovative solutions to the global trash challenge. Pictured above are members of the Edison Robotics team from Hammond, Ind., which won the "Against All Odds" award. View large photo | Photo by Jim Whitcraft
In Memoriam
The family of Michael Thomas informed the Bursar's office on Monday of his death. Michael had been an account clerk for the Bursar's office since Nov. 9, 2015. An obituary was unavailable at the time of publication (01/06/16).






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