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Six O’Clock Series to Discuss Permission of Plagiarized Material in Library
Join us for the Six O’Clock Series on Monday, September 22, for “Should Books that Plagiarize be Banned from the IUP Library?” in the HUB Ohio Room.
Promote Peace With the Interfaith Council
Join the Interfaith Council’s peace circle on September 22 at 4:30 p.m. in the Oak Grove to show your commitment to promoting peace on our campus.
Register Now for Beginning American Sign Language
Community University Studies is offering a noncredit course in Beginning American Sign Language beginning Monday, September 29.
First Applied Archaeology Graduate Colloquium a Success
The Applied Archaeology Graduate Colloquium held its first meeting of the 2014–15 school year on Wednesday, September 17. The colloquium included presentations by four student groups summarizing their summer experiences.
Flowers to Speak on Generalized Binary Tree Counting
Tim Flowers of the Mathematics Department will present “Generalized Binary Tree Counting” on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
New Religious Studies Faculty Member
The Religious Studies Department is pleased to welcome our newest faculty member, T. Nicole Goulet. 
Educational and School Psychology Faculty/Current Students to Present Research at the ASPP Conference
The department would like to recognize faculty and current students on their upcoming presentations at the 2014 Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania conference.
Distinguished University Professor Kaniasty Gives International Talks in Summer 2014
During summer 2014, Psychology’s Krys Kaniasty gave several talks in Romania, Poland, and China.
Doctoral Student Kaas Reviews RTI Guide
Felicia Kaas, a doctoral student in the Educational and School Psychology Department, published a book review in the National Association of School Psychologists publication Communique.
Housing Signups for Continuing Students
Housing signups for continuing students for the fall 2015 semester begin on October 6, 2014.
Student Writer and Music Lover Featured in National Magazine
Laura Ragsdale, English-Writing Studies, was featured in the national music magazine CMJ. Ragsdale, former DJ and music director at WIUP, synthesized her work in an independent study in English and practicum in Communications Media this past spring to develop and sustain a regular blog, Unclaimed Baggage, on contemporary music and to write a guide for college radio music directors.
The Black Emphasis Committee is looking for Vendors and Performers, September 19
BEC is looking for Vendors and Performers for their annual October Fest events beginning on Friday, September 19 until Wednesday, October 15
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated, September 21
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. will hold an interest meeting on Sunday, September 21, at 5:55 p.m. in the Multicultural Suites of Delaney Hall, Room 325.
Delta Tau Sigma Service Sorority, September 19
Delta Tau Sigma Service Sorority will be hosting a Rush event on Friday, September 19 from 6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. in the HUB Alleghany Room.
Delta Omicron Bake Sale, September 19
Delta Omicron is hosting a Bake Sale on Friday, September 19 from 8:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m.in the lobby of Cogswell Hall.
Korean Student Association, September 23
Korean Student Association is hosting “Free Weekly Korean Conversation Club” on Tuesday, September 23 at 4:00 p.m. in Wallwork Hall, Room 103 (south entrance near Grant Street).
Submit a T-Shirt Design and Win Money for Your Student Organization
Do you want to win money for your recognized student organization? Submit a t-shirt design to the Center for Student Life's 2014 Homecoming T-Shirt Contest!
Dean's List for Summer 2014 Announced
The Dean’s List for the summer 2014 semester is now available from the Office of the Registrar.
Museum Gala Still Accepting Reservations
There is still time to reserve your spot at the 2014 University Museum benefit gala, Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy, will be held Friday, September 26, 2014 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in Sutton Hall on the IUP campus.
Withdrawal Deadline for Courses Ending by Mid-Semester: September 26
The withdrawal deadline for courses ending by mid-semester is Friday, September 26, 2014.
Save the Date: IUP to Host D2L Day
A D2L Day will be coming to IUP on October 23, 2014. Sponsored by D2L and IT Services and held on the second floor of Stabley Library, this one-day user’s conference is open to all faculty.
Jeffords Presents Research on Effects of Constitutional Environmental Rights Provisions
Economics professor Christopher Jeffords presented research findings from his paper “Do Constitutions Matter? The Effects of Constitutional Environmental Rights Provisions on Environmental Outcomes” at the third UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy, Yale University, September 5–7, 2014.
Mannard Publishes on Antebellum Visitation Convents in Maryland Historical Magazine
History professor Joseph Mannard published the article "‘We Are Determined to Be White Ladies’: Race, Identity, and the Maryland Tradition in Antebellum Visitation Convents” in the summer 2014 issue of Maryland Historical Magazine. 
IUP Television Marketing Campaign Extends to Eastern Pennsylvania
In September, 2014, eastern Pennsylvanians will see IUP messages on television, in print, and on billboards, especially in and around the Lehigh Valley.
New Musical Theater Scholarships
Two new scholarships are available to freshmen majoring in musical theater beginning in fall 2015.
IUPeace Pledge: Have You Pledged Yet?
On September 22, 2014, all completed peace pledges will be displayed in a large-scale mural in the Oak Grove.
All-Day Art: Event Schedule Announced for Pennsylvania Governor’s Arts Awards
Celebrate the arts in Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 28, with a slate of festive arts activities in the Indiana area, capped by the presentation of the state’s highest arts honors to five recipients at the 31st Governor’s Arts Awards.
Just a Reminder: Cell Phone Voicemail
All students should set up their voice mailbox and delete old messages frequently.
Latino Student Organization to Hold Noche Latina Auditions, September 23-25
Auditions for Noche Latina will be held from Tuesday, September 23, until Thursday, September 25, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on the fourth-floor alcove of Sutton Hall.
Latino Student Organization Meeting, September 24
The Latino Student Organization will hold a meeting on Wednesday, September 24, at 7:00 p.m. in Stapleton Library, Room 203.
Latino Student Organization to Host New Student Welcome Reception, September 27
The Latino Student Organization will host a Welcome Reception for new students in the HUB Ohio Room on Saturday, September 27, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Thompson and PhD Student Present On Creating Digital Edition of Antebellum Periodical Poetry
Todd Thompson, associate professor of English and coordinator of the MA in English: Literature and MA in English: Composition and Literature programs, copresented at the Liberal Arts and Technology Summit at Penn State University on September 13, 2014.
Homecoming Monte Carlo Night Tickets now on sale, September 18 until October 10
Homecoming Monte Carlo Night Tickets are now on sale at the KCAC Box Office, The Center for Student Life in Pratt Hall Room 303, and tables outside of the library beginning on Wednesday, September 17 until October 10.
The Entertainment Network Homecoming Concert, October 9
The Entertainment Network will be bringing The Buried Life, Sweater Beats, Young and Sick, and Chance the Rapper to IUP for this years Homecoming on Thursday, October 9.
IUP Men's Baseball Club, September 20 and 21
IUP Men's Baseball Club will be playing Penn State on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21 from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at Governor's Park in Bellefonte, PA.
Paranormal Society of IUP, September 20
Paranormal Society of IUP will be hosting a psychic medium on Saturday, September 20 from 7:00–8:30 p.m. in Johnson Hall Room 247.
GRIP Worship, September 21
GRIP will be having a worship opportunity on Sunday, September 21 at 1:01 p.m.at Grace Growth Center at 712 Church Street.
Alan Morrison to Perform Recital to Inaugurate New Organ
The College of Fine Arts and the Department of Music at IUP will welcome Alan Morrison to perform the inaugural recital on its newly installed pipe organ on Sunday, September 21, 2014.
Confections for a Cause: Buy Baked Goods on Monday, September 22
The fourth annual Confections for a Cause event takes place on Monday. Fill a plate with baked goods and help us support the research efforts of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.
2014 Hawk Walk Seeks Faculty, Staff, and Community Volunteers
Downtown Indiana, IUP, and the Indiana Borough invite you to join the fifth annual neighborhood Hawk Walk on September 23.
Dean of Croatian Academy of Dramatic Art to Visit IUP
On Thursday and Friday, September 18–19, 2014, the Department of Theater and Dance welcomes Professor Borna Baletic, dean of the University of Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art.
Adult and Continuing Education Changes Department Name
The Office of Adult and Continuing Education has changed its name to Continuing Education to better reflect the variety of populations it serves.
Religion Resource Guidebook Available Through Social Equity Office
The Religion Resource Guidebook is intended to help expand understanding and strengthen relationships of the diverse religious and non-religious groups at IUP. 
Kerr and Norris Will Present Panel Session on School Safety Issues
Jo Anne Kerr and Linda Norris (English Department) will present a panel session at the annual Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Teacher Education Assembly on October 23, 2014, in Harrisburg, Pa.
Siegel Finer to Present on “Rhetoric of the Breast Cancer Gene”
Bryna Siegel Finer, Department of English, will present “As a Mutant, I Have a Super Power: The Rhetoric of the Breast Cancer Gene” at the Western States National Rhetoric and Literacy Conference in Reno, Nevada, in November 2014.
Tickets on Sale for 2014 Homecoming Monte Carlo Night
Homecoming Monte Carlo Night will be October 11 from 9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. and will include laser tag, a high top buffet, a professional DJ and dance floor, and casino games.
Make a Difference: Into the Streets on September 27
Give back to the Indiana and IUP community at Into the Streets on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Voices of Joy Rehearsal, September 20
Voices of Joy will be holding a rehearsal on Saturday, September 20 from 4:30–6:00 p.m. at 418 Church Street.
New Musical Theater Degree Approved
The University Senate approved the new BA in Musical Theater program, replacing the Department of Theater and Dance’s Interdisciplinary Fine Arts–Musical Theater Track. The new program integrates a more comprehensive degree and includes four new courses designed for the actor-singer-dancer.
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Updates Its Lab Safety Plan
The College Laboratory Safety Plan was developed to maintain compliance with the OSHA Laboratory Standard, and presents key information on the practices and procedures to maintain compliance with key state, federal, and local regulations required for the use and storage of hazardous chemicals.
Play in a Community Band!
Did you play in band in high school or college? Ever wish you kept playing? The Indiana Symphonic Winds (community band of the IUP Community Music School) is looking for members.
Vote for the 2014 Homecoming Crimson Court!
Don’t miss this opportunity to cast your vote for the members of the 2014 Homecoming Crimson Court! All students will receive a voting link to their IUP e-mail address. Just click the link to vote any time between Wednesday, September 17, at 12:01 a.m. and Thursday, September 18, at 11:59 p.m.
Symphonic Winds Band Rehearsal, September 23
The College of Fine Arts is looking for musically talented students to play in their Indiana Symphonic Winds Band. Their first rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, September 23 from 7:00–9:00 p.m. in Cogswell Room 121.