Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne

IPFW was established in 1964 as a collaboration between Indiana University and Purdue University. It has more than 13,000 students, 346 faculty staff and 416 lecturers. It is the fifth largest public university in Indiana and the largest university in north-east Indiana.

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A man injects himself with heroin using a needle obtained from the People’s Harm Reduction Alliance, the nation’s largest needle-exchange program, in Seattle, Washington. David Ryder/Reuters

From the clinic to the street: how the explosion in prescription painkillers has created more heroin users

Why have the demographics of heroin use changed so much? For that, we can look to dramatic increase in prescriptions for opioid painkillers, such as Oxycontin or Vicodin.
Needle exchanges don’t put more syringes on the streets. In this photo a clean syringes chart is shown at the Aids Center of Queens County needle exchange outreach center in New York in 2006. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Syringe exchange in southern Indiana to respond to an increase in HIV cases: better late than never?

Officials in Indiana would have served the population better if syringe exchanges had been in place before the upsurge in HIV cases began.
Indiana’s religious law has raised concerns about the safety of gay students on campus. Ken Wolter / www.Shutterstock.com

Will religious freedom laws disrupt higher education for LGBTQ students?

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act may have been “clarified” but there are concerns it could have a chilling effect on campus attitudes toward LGBTQ students and faculty across the state.
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Adding on Facebook makes us like new friends more

We’ve all returned home after a night out at a party to find a Facebook friend request from someone you briefly met but barely know. Just to be polite, you add the person to your friend list. But it turns…
“Hi! Is that the 1980s? I’ve got your phone. You can have it back.” Computex e Forum

The three rules that stop a tech device from losing its cool

In the world of hi-tech devices, it is imperative to keep your finger on the pulse. Some of the most successful companies of our times, such as Apple and Google, are those that understand the power of…

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