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School news

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 12:01 am

College

•Indiana Tech Law School announced United States Bankruptcy Judge Judith Klaswick Fitzgerald, who will retire from the federal bench this summer, will join the full-time Indiana Tech Law School faculty. Fitzgerald, a native of Elmora, Penn., currently sits as a bankruptcy judge in Pittsburgh, Penn., and she also holds court in the District of Delaware and in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

•The IPFW Walter E. Helmke Library is one of 840 libraries and state humanities councils across the country selected to receive the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: “Muslim Journeys” from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

•Edward C. Weber, D.O., and Joel A. Vilensky, Ph.D., faculty members at Indiana University School of Medicine–Fort Wayne, have co-authored a textbook along with Alysa Fog, P.A.-C, published by F.A. Davis Company.

“Practical Radiology A Symptom-Based Approach” provides information for students as well as clinicians about radiologic images. The book emphasizes the ideal use of radiology images as clinical tools in a cost-effective manner.

•Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne's First Mondays lecture series for February is “A Lover's Praise of the Lord's Command? Interpreting the Song of Songs in Medieval Europe.” Assistant Professor of History Suzanne LaVere will present at 1:15 p.m. Monday in the Science Building, Room 168.

•Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., will host the 2013 Science Olympiad beginning with registration at 9 a.m. Saturday in the lobby of Neff Hall. The Science Olympiad a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of K–12 science education; increasing male, female and minority interest in science; creating a technologically literate workforce; and providing recognition for outstanding achievement by both students and teachers. The public is invited. Information: Contact Jeffrey Nowak at 481-6960 or nowakj@ipfw.edu.

Miscellaneous

•The Student Ambassador Scholarship is given to an individual who attended a McMillen Center education session as a K-12 student and who has made the decision to pursue a career in health care, health education, wellness or prevention. The student will receive $500 to assist in his or her education efforts. Students must be accepted or enrolled in their program.

Nominations are due Friday. The winner will be recognized at the McMillen Center's Vitality Awards on March 21 at the Landmark Center. Information: www.mcmillencenter.org/vitalityawards.

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