Fewer people stumble over their words these days when they greet Ron Elsenbaumer as the chancellor of Purdue Fort Wayne, not IPFW.
The transition to PFW went smoother than expected, Elsenbaumer said. When he started a year ago, the school had a good plan of what needed to happen, and the campus responded “extremely well” amid complex changes. The community, as reflected in fewer name gaffes, quickly adapted, he said. Read The Journal Gazette Article
(Brandon) Blumenherst, 20, is a sophomore at Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he studies political science and communications. He organized a gun control rally in February at the Allen County Courthouse Green and assisted with another rally in March at the same site. Read The Journal Gazette Article
She was born and raised in Fort Wayne, but lived in Los Angeles for a brief period of time. Kathy graduated from IPFW, and is a school teacher at Kekionga Middle School. Read and Watch the WANE TV NewsChannel 15 Story
“People don’t answer the phones like they used to, but they can’t ignore a text,” said Andrew Downs, a professor and the director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Read the Indy Star Article
“In a close race, they can certainly have a huge influence,” said Michael Wolf, chairman of the political science department at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Read The Journal Gazette Article
But early voting numbers aren’t necessarily an indicator of increased voter turnout, said Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue Fort Wayne. Read The Journal Gazette Story
Early voting numbers do not necessarily reflect increased voter turnout, said Andrew Downs, director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue Fort Wayne. Read the Daily Journal Article
Purdue Fort Wayne was rewarded with both Summit League Men’s Soccer Player of the Week awards after its first-ever victory over Cincinnati. Freshman forward Alex Frank earned the offensive honor while freshman goalkeeper Tor Erik Larsen took home the defensive accolade. Read The Journal Gazette Story
Emma Rafuse is arguably the greatest women’s cross country runner to represent Purdue Fort Wayne. So good, the senior no longer trains with the women’s team but runs – and beats – the men’s team. Read The Journal Gazette Article
Purdue Fort Wayne political science professor Mike Wolf took a deeper look at the poll released this week by the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics. Read and Watch the WANE TV NewsChannel 15 Story
Deanna Wooley, limited term lecturer of history, received a $1,680 Humanities Initiative Grant from Indiana Humanities for the North Side High School Centennial History Harvest on October 12. They will collect oral histories and memorabilia and scan pictures and documents from alumni of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.