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Second Annual Folk Festival Coming to Indiana

The Northern Appalachian Folk Festival is coming back to downtown Indiana on September 4, 5, and 6, 2014, with venders, artists, workshops, theater, film, and 17 bands performing on Philadelphia Street, at the Brown Hotel, and at the Artists Hand Gallery, including Joe Gruschecky and the Houserockers.

Posted on 8/28/2014 4:31:22 PM

Appalachian Studies Conference Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

IUP's upcoming Appalachian Studies Conference, to be held March 23-25, 2012, was the subject of a feature story in the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette on December 8, 2011.

Posted on 12/9/2011 12:00:02 PM

Podcast of Interview on Western Pennsylvania Dialect Research

Dr. Shari Robertson, dean’s associate in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and professor of Speech-Language Pathology, and Brianna Robertson, a graduate of IUP’s Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program, recently discussed their research on the Western Pennsylvania dialect on KDKA-AM (1020) radio morning news.

Posted on 11/9/2010 11:39:23 AM

Animations Show Extent of Marcellus Shale Development

The pace and extent of Marcellus Shale development across Pennsylvania can be “seen” in animated maps produced by the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research.

Posted on 10/7/2010 10:57:29 AM

IUP Marcellus Shale Week Symposium

A community and university symposium about Marcellus Shale will take place November 2, 3, 4, 5, 2010, on the IUP campus and in downtown Indiana.

Posted on 10/4/2010 2:19:09 PM

The Transition of Appalachia

The economic model of globalization has propelled rural communities in the United States and much of the world toward specialized, low-value, extractive economies for much of the twentieth century.

Posted on 8/19/2010 3:56:57 PM

Science Symposium Discusses Mountaintop Removal’s Environmental Impact

Scientists from around the country are meeting in Pittsburgh on August 1–6, 2010, for the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting.

Posted on 8/4/2010 12:26:05 PM

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