New, Old, and Wonderful: Hahn applies coursework to help revitalize Bluffton

Pursuing a degree often may lead you down unexpected paths. Jarrod Hahn, the elected surveyor of Wells County, discovered this in a College of Arts and Sciences course while pursuing a construction engineering technology degree. During the summer 2018 semester, Jarrod took the course W234 Technical Report Writing, which in part requires students to develop…

Physics leads Indiana in undergraduate-only program graduates

Our Purdue University Fort Wayne Department of Physics gives students a place to experiment, fail, learn and grow – an approach that helps it graduate the most students in the state. Eleven Purdue Fort Wayne students earned a bachelor’s degree in physics in the 2016-2017 school year, the most of any undergraduate-only program in the…

Purdue Aware brings additional suicide prevention training to campus

  Six years ago, Project COMPASS set out to provide suicide awareness, education, and training to the Purdue Fort Wayne community. Now, Purdue Aware extends the mission of Project COMPASS (Community Partners Against Student Suicide) to train our community to recognize the signs of mental and emotional distress, and to refer those in need of…

Purdue Fort Wayne, North Side HS team up for historical archive

By Deanna G. Wooley Public History Program Coordinator Purdue University Fort Wayne   North Side High School and Purdue University Fort Wayne are seeking NSHS alumni and supporters with interesting NSHS artifacts to contribute to a digital collection. The NSHS Alumni Association is working with the university’s Public History Program to gather and preserve the…

Summer START Follow-Up: Urban Turtles

The Urban Turtle START project is surveying the turtle ecology of Eagle Marsh, raising public awareness about depleting wetlands, and providing actionable information for the future of turtle conservation.

Summer START Follow-Up: Training First Responders

Our communication sciences and disorders faculty are on a mission to train first responders how to use alternative augmentative communication (AAC) to better assist people with communication disabilities.

Professor Emerita Spotlight

Meet retired English professor Hermine van Nuis. Her long list of achievements includes a family legacy of helping others.

Faith, Ambition, and Determination

Alumna Guerda Julien never gave up her dreams of education or her passion of service to others, despite facing many hardships in life. Now, she inspires others to persevere.

How the Mind Works

Faculty members from our psychology department are always ready to offer their professional insights on how the mind works, whether in the local news or international media outlets.

Upward Bound Toward College

Every high school student who wants to attend college should be given the opportunity to realize that dream. That is what Upward Bound is all about.

Communication Around the World

From national conferences to international research presentations, our communication students and faculty can be found across the country and around the globe!