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Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

The geosciences department at Indiana University--Purdue University Fort Wayne inspired the idea for the school’s mascot, the mastodon. Students in that department helped uncover a mastodon fossil about 40 miles north of the school, which is now on permanent display at IPFW. However, the department itself has just been eliminated.

Trump's Travel Ban Affects Some at IPFW

Jan 31, 2017
Courtesy / Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

University presidents in Indiana have expressed opposition to President Trump’s executive order that temporarily bars immigrants and refugees of certain countries from entering the United States.

No IPFW students are from any of the banned countries, but two faculty members are, says Director of International Student Services Brian Mylrea. He says he’s planning to talk to all international students and staff, even those who aren’t from countries under the travel ban.

Courtesy/IPFW

Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne Chancellor Vicky Carwein issued the following statement Monday afternoon in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration:

IPFW Opens Newly Renovated Helmke Library

Jan 17, 2017
Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

IPFW celebrated the grand re-opening of its library Tuesday, after being closed for a full year.

New Year, New IPFW

Jan 2, 2017
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IPFW’s restructuring plan goes into effect January 1, which means after the new year, some degrees won’t exist at the university. And that’s not the only change planned for IPFW. IU and Purdue trustees approved a plan to split the school into two separate universities.

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