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* IPFW assistant professor of computer science, John Licato, has received a 2016 Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Award for research in artificial intelligence and robotics. His proposal, “Active Formalization Through Analogico-Deductive Reasoning,” was funded for $360,000 over a three-year period.

* IPFW Division of Continuing Studies will offer reading skills and speed reading programs for children age 4 through college students and adults. Phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, study skills, speed reading and love of reading will be covered. For more information or to register, call the Institute of Reading Development at 1-800-978-9596.

IPFW is hosting a Reverse Career Fair 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 28 in the Walb Union Classic Ballroom, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Students set up the booths and employers approach the tables.

* Ivy Tech Community College Northeast has partnered with the Bowen Center, a Warsaw-based nonprofit mental health care services provider. The Bowen Center will operate at Ivy Tech Northeast at noon-2 p.m. Tuesdays and 3-5 p.m. Thursdays in Room HM1532, Harshman Hall, North Campus, 3701 Dean Drive. For more information, go to ivytech.edu/northeast/15829.html.

* IPFW Honors Summer Camp, “Understanding the World Around Us: An Interdisciplinary Perspective” is currently accepting applications for the day and evening one-week camps. The priority application deadline is April 1 with the final deadline April 29. For more information or to apply, visit the Summer Honor Camp website or contact Michele at 260-481-6115 or shawverm@ipfw.edu.

* Huntington University announces it will open an additional location in Peoria, Ariz. The comprehensive program will initially offer majors in film production, broadcast-fusion media and graphic design, and all will be housed within the same building. To learn more, visit huntington.edu/peoria.

* Trine University recently received a $50,000 grant from the Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation to support the development of Trine’s emerging Master of Physician Assistant program. <br>

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* Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., announces that the Congressional Institute will sponsor a nationwide high school visual art competition. The theme for the Indiana delegation’s 2016 congressional art competition is Indiana’s Bicentennial. All entries must be original in concept, design and execution. A public display of the artwork will be 3-5 p.m. April 21 in the Federal Building, Fort Wayne. Submissions are due April 1. For more information, call Stutzman’s office at 260-424-3041.

* The Concordia Comedy Festival will be 7 p.m. March 18 at the Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St. Students from Memorial Park Middle School, Central Lutheran School, and Carroll, Bishop Dwenger and Concordia Lutheran high schools will vie for the top slot in the middle and high school categories. Guest judges will be Joe Harkenrider, a 2002 CLHS graduate and producer for Comedy Central’s digital division, and Nick Rutherford, a writer for “Saturday Night Live” 2014-15 season. The event is free and open to the public; however tickets are required. For tickets, call 260-483-1102 or visit 1601 St. Joe River Drive. For more information, go to www.concordiacomedyfestival.com.

* State Rep. Christopher Judy (R-Fort Wayne) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse: Eagle Tech Academy, Columbia City: Alissa Jagger and Lea Bechtold; Homestead: Hannah Hewson and Katrin Hodson; and Woodside Middle: Jenna Hewson. <br>

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