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Printed Car Races Top Off Week Of Learning

WARSAW — Approximately 20 middle-schoolers gathered this week at the Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, Warsaw, to learn about careers in manufacturing and robotics. Ivy Tech Community College and Depuy Synthes co-organized the camp, which focused on 3D design and printing. This was one of three camps that … Read More

Construction, Technology Are Major WCS Board Topics

WARSAW — Tuesday afternoon, June 14, was busy for the Warsaw Community School Board as members toured the three construction sites, then met for their regular work session. Those driving by the new Lincoln Elementary School will notice exterior block work is done. All structural steel, joists and … Read More

Scholarship Offers Up To $29,000 To USF STEM Students

FORT WAYNE — Thousands in scholarship funds are being offered to incoming University of Saint Francis science, math and technology students. The National Science Foundation is offering the Roger Bacon Scholarship to students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs. Each scholarship is worth up to … Read More

Textbooks, Technology, Top WCS Board Agenda

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools continue to move forward academically and technologically. At the board’s regular work session, held Tuesday evening, March 8, Warsaw Community High Schol social studies teacher Jeff Grose updated the board on the new high school social studies curriculum. The school has chosen Pearson, largely … Read More

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Technology, Student Projects Highlighted At WCS Board Meeting

WARSAW — With a relatively brief agenda, the Warsaw Community Schools Board of Trustees met in regular session Monday evening, Feb. 22. The board heard from teachers and participants in the Edgewood Middle School National History Day project, a project-based learning initiative all eighth-graders are a part of. … Read More

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WCS Is Future-Ready

WARSAW — As a “future-ready” school system, Warsaw Community Schools shares a corporation-wide vision to prepare each student for success in college, career and citizenship. “Our mission,” says David Robertson, Chief Academic Officer, “is to inspire and equip all students to continuously acquire and apply knowledge and skills … Read More

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Purdue Ranked 16th Worldwide In US Patents Granted

Purdue University has been ranked 16th in the world among universities granted U.S. patents in 2014, according to a new report by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. The ranking brings them up from 27th the previous year. Purdue had 93 U.S. utility … Read More

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Police Believe Technology Behind String Of Break-Ins

Police are having difficulty investigating cars being broken into at University Park Mall in Mishawaka due to a lack of clues and no signs of forced entry. In December, eight cars were broken into at the mall and items were stolen from them. Another three vehicles have been … Read More

Digital Forensics Comes To Warsaw PD

A mobile society has caused police agencies to adapt in their investigation techniques. Warsaw Police Department has taken that step to stay on top of today’s technology. Earlier this year Warsaw City Board of Public Works approved for Warsaw Det. Jordan Foreman to not only receive training in … Read More

DNR Releases New Mobile App

By SCOTT DAVIS DNR Communications The Department of Natural Resources has released a new version of its mobile application, Indiana DNR. The redesigned app is now available for both the Apple and Android platforms. “The new app builds on the success of our previous iPhone application and adds … Read More

Former Astronaut Keynotes Annual Opportunity Banquet

By ELIZABETH THOMPSON Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne The 12th annual Opportunity Banquet, sponsored by the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne chapter of the Society of Women Engineers, in collaboration with the College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science, will be held … Read More

Software, Training, Equipment Approved To Aid In Police Investigations

Warsaw Police Department was given the go-ahead to purchase software, equipment and attend training to keep up with the change in technology and the public use of mobile devices. The total cost is $23,870.92. The approval was given at Friday Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety. Upon … Read More

LMS Students Build Skills With S.T.E.M. Education

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Lakeview Middle School students in the Gateway to Technology Robotics program integrate S.T.E.M. concepts every day. Working as a team, students apply math and science knowledge as they brainstorm ideas to create a robot that will help them understand … Read More

Grace College Offers Students Access To 3D Printer Labs

By DAVID GROUT Media Relations, Grace College and Seminary This past summer, Grace College allocated and raised $60,000 to purchase technology upgrades for the science and mathematics department. Among the new equipment is a 3D printing lab consisting of five 3D printers available to students across academic disciplines, … Read More

Claypool Uses STEM Program To Study Buoyancy

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Claypool Fourth graders stepped into the roles of Marine Manufacturers, Engineers, and Business Owners. Students practiced Archimedes’ Buoyancy Principle while using all facets of STEM education: science, technology, engineering and math. Learners partnered and created their own shipping company. … Read More

Indiana University Announces Network Science Institute

BLOOMINGTON – On Oct. 23, Indiana University announced the establishment of the Indiana University Network Science Institute, or IUNI. The $7 million initiative will bring together many of the university’s top minds to explore and embrace the challenge of understanding complex networks that underlie large-scale systems, including the … Read More