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April 6, 2016
Welcome Manoochehr Zoghi, New ETCS Dean
The College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science welcomes Manoochehr Zoghi, Ph.D., as its new dean.

Currently the founding chair of the Department of Construction Management at California State University, Fresno, Zoghi received Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in civil engineering from the University of Louisville (1979, 1981); a Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Cincinnati (1988); and holds certificates of completion in the Executive Leadership Program from the University of California, Berkeley, and Experiential Classroom in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida.

Zoghi begins his new position July 1. Read the news release
Don't Miss the 'Return of Fascism'
You're invited to attend a panel discussion about fascist political movements and their contemporary relevance. "The Rise, and Fall, and Rise of Fascism" will take place Thursday, April 14, at 3:30 p.m. in the Honors Center Lounge (second floor of Helmke Library). The discussion will be recorded by CATV.

Panelists include:
  • Ann Livschiz, Department of History
  • James Toole, Department of Political Science

Andrew Downs from the Department of Political Science will serve as panel moderator. This event is sponsored by the departments of History and Political Science, the American Democracy Project at IPFW, and the Honors Program. View the flier

Attend an Anthropology Luncheon Lecture
Today's Anthropology Luncheon Lecture (April 6) will feature Rachel Hile, associate professor of English and director of Masters of Liberal Studies Program. Hile's topic is "Stories and Minds: How We Interpret Allegory."

Next week's guest lecturer (April 13) will be Andres Montenegro, assistant professor of computer animation, who will talk about "3-D Modeling Tools for Interdisciplinary Visualization."

All lectures are at noon in Kettler Hall, Room G46. Free pizza for IPFW students; $1 per slice for non-IPFW students. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Support Our Hospitality and Tourism Management Students
Black Tie The Hospitality Management Association will present their Sixth Annual Black Tie Scholarship Fundraiser Friday, April 15, at 6 p.m. at the Fort Wayne Country Club. The four-course meal will be followed by music for your enjoyment and a silent auction.

This is your chance to help local hospitality students participate in various study abroad opportunities. Tickets can be purchased individually or as a table of ten for your company/business. Ticket sales end Sunday, April 10, at midnight. Purchase online or call 260-481-6619.
Congratulate Winners of Student Research
and Creative Endeavor Symposium
More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students-more than any previous year-presented their research at the 19th Annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium last week. The prizes were announced by Cheryl Truesdell, dean of Helmke Library. Judging criteria reflects poster content, student presentation, and poster appearance. View the results
Volunteer for The BIG Event
The BIG Event is the largest one-day, student-led service project in the nation and has expanded to over 75 universities. Similar to the United Way Day of Caring, The BIG Event connects IPFW students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends to the Fort Wayne community to perform a day of service in conjunction with more than 60 local not-for-profit agencies. This year IPFW has set a goal of sending 1,000 people into the Summit City on Saturday, April 16.

Don't miss this BIG Event! Faculty and staff can sign up as individuals, with a department, or with a group of colleagues. Registration information
Register for Staff Recognition Luncheon by April 12
Make your reservation now for the annual Staff Recognition Luncheon on Wednesday, April 20, when 104 staff members will be honored for their services anniversaries. We will also recognize those who earned a degree in 2015 and the winners of the Administrative Excellence Award and Pride Plus Awards.

Lunch will be catered by Blu Spoon Catering at a cost of $10 per person. Be sure to register by April 12 at 5 p.m. Payment is due at the bursar's office by April 18 (cash or check) Visit the website for more information or to register.

Breakfast with a Cop
Wednesday, April 13
8:30--9:30 a.m.
Kettler Hall Front Entrance
Co-sponsored by Tim Horton's
New Faces, New Places

Vicki Hollinger, transfer to account clerk for Administrative Business Services

Heidi Sandquist, transfer to director of sponsored programs

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