Maybe you heard some “ribbits” in the evenings for the past few weeks – it’s frog calling season, a time for the amphibians to find their mates.
Frog calls are also used to track their population, which is an important indicator of environmental health. But due to disease, pollution, and loss of habitat, Indiana, and the rest of the world, has seen a declining frog population over the past few decades.
In Northern Indiana however, efforts have been made to restore some wetland habitat to its natural state.
Each semester, IPFW Hospitality Management Seniors open a pop-up restaurant in the campus Holiday Inn's Mastodon Grill.
This term, in honor of Fort Wayne's 25th anniversary with its Sister City of Plock, Poland, they've created signature dishes showcasing modern polish cuisine, and they're calling their place "Plock Tavern."
State lawmakers say the legislature could give Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne more autonomy and flexibility in funding and degree offerings.
A legislative study committee was tasked this year with investigating the governance structure of the state’s regional university campuses. And though its initial focus was broad, the committee has narrowed in on one location – IPFW, the state’s fifth largest college campus.