Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Reporter, All Things Considered Host

Araceli joins 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered.

She is a graduate of Indiana University, where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism. While attending IU she interned at FOX59 and ABC7 Chicago. Araceli also had the opportunity to practice her reporting skills in Europe while studying abroad at the University of Seville, Spain.

Prior to joining WBOI, Araceli was the producer and host of HOLA Bloomington, WFHB’s Spanish public affairs program, and co-anchored WFHB’s Daily Local News.

Originally born in Guadalajara, Mexico,  Araceli was raised in Whiting, Indiana where she grew up playing sports and rooting for the Chicago Bulls, Bears and the White Sox. She enjoys running, playing tennis, traveling and trying new foods.

If you have a story idea, email Araceli at agomezaldana@nipr.fm

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In January Manchester University will begin their new Pharmacogenomics or PGx online master’s program. This is the only online master’s program of its kind in the world and it was created here in Fort Wayne.

 

Pharmacogenomics or PGx is the study of how genes affect a person’s response to drugs. Until now, drugs have been created with the idea that they will effect everyone the same. The study of PGx can make treatment more personalized and it can mean less error and better outcomes.

 

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The technology program for the soon-to-be Purdue University Fort Wayne School of Music will be located on the Sweetwater campus. Sweetwater owner and founder Chuck Surack and his wife Lisa Surack will loan IPFW $1.6 million for the building. 

Parents are among those concerned over new graduation requirements approved by the State Board of Education in December. Parents joined other stakeholders in a meeting held at Northwest Allen County Schools Tuesday night.

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Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne announced they will partner with SME Inc. to implement a new Purdue University Fort Wayne brand. The university also revealed their new academic logo in a news conference. 

We are in the midst of what is shaping up to be a volatile and dangerous flu season. The influenza virus has already claimed the lives of nine people statewide. Local doctors are adjusting and taking a more practical and less hazardous way of diagnosing patients. 

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