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Japanese Koto Players Begin Library Events Today
In a preview of their Wednesday performance as members of Strings and Serpents, the ensemble’s two Japanese koto players will present an outreach session in the Stapleton Library commons area on Tuesday, October 21, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
2015 Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship
The United Negro College Fund and the Merck Company Foundation announce the availability of the UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards.
Join Us Today for International Tea Time
Stop by the HUB’s Susquehanna Room between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, and try a variety of teas, coffees, and snacks from around the world. The event is free and open to all.
Chemistry Seminar Series: “Targeting and Activating Dyes with Proteins”
This week’s speaker will be Professor Marcel Bruchez, director of the Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center at Carnegie Mellon University. The title of his talk on October 24 is “Targeting and Activating Dyes with Proteins: From Cells to Model Organisms.”
IUP Archaeology Day a Success
The Anthropology Department hosted an archaeology open house as part of International Archaeology Day on October 18, 2014.
Plant a Bulb This Wednesday In Memory or Support
Plant a bulb in memory or in support of a loved one at the Healing Garden on Wednesday, October 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the courtyard of Wallwork Hall.
Construction Notice: Parking Lot Closures
A portion of the Pay-By-Space parking lot on the north side of Memorial Field House, as well as various parking spaces between Zink Hall and the Field House, will be shut down on October 22.
Norwood Welcomed to Provost Office
The Provost Office welcomes Michele Norwood to her new role as the assistant vice provost for Student Success.
Talwar Publishes on Phonon Modes
Devki Talwar, Physics, published “Phonon modes and Raman intensity profiles in zinc-blende BN/GaN superlattices” in the January 2014 issue of Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.
Farr, Alreshoud, Shoemaker, and Comfort Present on Feminist Panel at 2014 PCEA Conference
Susan Comfort, Department of English, and graduate students Sheila Farr, Aishah Alreshoud, and Lauren Shoemaker presented papers as part of a feminist panel titled “Engaging Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Theoretical and Literary Interventions” at the 2014 Pennsylvania College English Association Conference.
Psychology’s Kaniasty Publishes on Polish Political Participation
Ursula Jakubowska (Polish Academy of Sciences) and Krys Kaniasty published “Psychosocial predictors of Poles’ political participation” in Przegląd Psychologiczny(The Reviews of Psychology.)
Knerr Receives Funding for 2014-15 Lively Arts
Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2014-2015.”
Larkin Funded for Golden Winged Warbler Project
Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Golden Winged Warbler Breeding Ground Coordinator.”
IUP Students: Interact with Reps From 16 Law Schools At Law School Fair
Students can learn about law school at the Law School Fair on Tuesday, October 21, from 11:00–2:00 in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.
New 2015 REU Opportunities Posted
Check out the new postings on the Chemistry Department’s Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities website. New opportunities are posted weekly.  
Win $100; Build Cyber Security Awareness
In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the IT Support Center is sponsoring a Cyber Security Awareness Creative Project Contest for IUP students.
Graduate Society of Human Resource Management Bake Sale, October 29
The Graduate Society of Human Resource Management will be having a Bake Sale starting on Wednesday, October 29 until Friday, October 31 from 12:00–3:00 p.m. in the HUB entryway. 
Lutheran Campus Ministries Dinner Church, October 21
Lutheran Campus Ministries will be hosting a Dinner Church event on Tuesday, October 21 at 5:30 p.m. at 875 School Street (across the street from Whitmyre Hall).
Amplify Meeting, October 21
Amplify will be having a meeting on Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the HUB Delaware Room. 
Sign Up for the Mindful Writing Workshop
Learn how the compassionate, contemplative practice of reading and writing can help you read, think, and write with greater depth, sensitivity, and meaning. November 14.
Reminder: Free Vinyassa Flow Yoga
Free Vinyassa Flow Yoga
Reminder: Got Stress? Workshop This Wednesday
Learn the most common sources of stress for college students and tools for effectively dealing with stress. Workshop includes mindful meditation skills and resources available on campus. The October 22 event is free for students.
Amnesty International Guest Speaker, October 22
Amnesty International will be hosting a guest speaker, Cristian Minor, on Wednesday, October 22, at 7:00 p.m. in McElhaney Hall Room G2.
Education Abroad Fair: October 22 at the HUB
IUP students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to stop by the HUB Atrium between noon and 3:00 p.m. to discover all of the exciting education opportunities available for students to take advantage of while earning credits toward their IUP degree abroad.
Risky Behavior, Individual Characteristics, and Sexual Poly-Vicitimization Among College Women: Psychology Brown Bag Series
Sadie Mummert of the Criminology Department will present “The Relationship Between Risky Behavior, Individual Characteristics, and Sexual Poly-Victimization Among College Women” on Friday, October 24.
Punxsutawney Homecoming 2014
Estafani Mendez of Reading and Jewel Strothers of Pittsburgh represented their IUP Punxsutawney classmates as members of the Homecoming Crimson Court.
Final Feminist Friday of the Fall Semester
Put the final Feminist Friday of the fall semester on your calendar today!
#ThisIsWhatAFeministLooksLike
Dress in your favorite feminist costume and join the conversation at Feminist Friday, October 31.
Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series Concludes With “Writing Personal Statements”
Are you writing a personal statement? Are you confused about what to include? Come to this workshop on Wednesday, October 22.
2015 Peer Advisor Employment Opportunities
The Advising and Testing Center announces the opening of the peer advisor application period. Students interested in this great leadership opportunity can apply from October 20 through November 3, 2014, to work with the summer 2015 orientation program.
Art History Alumna Kasander in Arts Administration at Drexel
Jonalyn Kasander (2013) was accepted to the Drexel online Master of Science program with a concentration in Arts Administration through the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design.
Got Stress?
Learn the most common sources of stress for college students and tools for effectively dealing with stress in this workshop on Wednesday, October 22.
Check Out Monday’s Events for International Education Week
Monday’s events for International Education Week, October 18–25, include an international luncheon, Six O’Clock Series: “The Impact of Studying Abroad on Your Future,” and a modest fashion show.
Distinguished IUP Alumnus Gilly Presents on Ebola Virus Vaccination
John Gilly, senior vice president for Leidos Biomedical Research Inc., will present “Responding to the Ebola Outbreak: Development of a New Ebola Virus Vaccine” on Thursday, October 23, 2014.
Psychology Announces Upcoming Brown Bag Discusssions
The Department of Psychology’s upcoming Brown Bag discussions take place on Fridays in Uhler Hall, room 111.
Register for “Know Yourself Better,” Offered at Northpointe October 21
Learn to know yourself better by learning the North, South, East, and West Personality Profile System. As you identify the strengths and weakness of your personality profile, you'll also learn what behaviors sabotage your success in life and your career.
Blood Presents “Odd Irons: Ingenuity and Use”
Professor Janet Blood will present this entertaining and educational lecture on Wednesday, October 29, in the University Museum.
Calling All Zombies! Mythbusters Experience at KCAC
The Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex wants to recreate the “Zombie Horde” experiment on October 29, as seen on the Mythbusters Zombie Special. Will local celebrities be able to survive an Indiana zombie apocalypse? You could win tickets to “MythBusters: Behind the Myths” at the KCAC!
Lively Arts and Library 2014–15 Noontime Series Announced
These events are free and provide a unique and exciting opportunity for all individuals to hear a combination of music, discussions on the music, information on the performers’ background, and the influence the group has had nationally and internationally. 
Students and Community Encouraged to Promote Safe Driving Among Teens and Support Local School District
This safe driving grant competition runs through October 24, 2014. Your vote is needed!
Safety Sciences Department Receives PPG Grant
The Department of Safety Sciences thanks PPG Industries and the PPG Foundation for a grant which will be used towards the purchase of additional equipment to improve the student’s hands-on training to assess chemical, dust, or noise exposures.
Baumler Discusses Geneva Opium Conferences
Alan Baumler, a faculty member in IUP’s History Department, recently delivered a talk “The Chinese People on Trial: The Geneva Opium Conferences 1924–1925” at Penn State University.
Beeken Busy as Guest Conductor
Ryan Beeken, director of Choral Studies at IUP, recently returned from guest conducting festivals in Iowa and Ohio.
Alumnus Named FBI Special Agent
Criminology alumnus Donald Alway was recently named special agent in charge of the FBI’s Jackson Division.
Want To Learn Piano? Department of Music Elective Offerings
The IUP Department of Music will offer several elective courses in spring 2015 for music majors and non-majors.
Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Concert for a Cure, October 30
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will be hosting a Concert for a Cure event on Thursday, October 30 from 7:30–10:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room. 
Alumnus DeMatteo to Receive the College of Education Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award
Francis DeMatteo, an alumnus of the Department of Educational and School Psychology, will receive the IUP College of Education 2014 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award on November 13.
Karen Matthews is Featured Guest Speaker of Science Inspires Series
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics welcomes Karen Matthews, guest speaker for this semester’s Science Inspires Series, for her talk “Getting a Good Night’s Sleep: Is It Important For Cardiovascular Health?” on November 13, 2014.
Take the Campus Dining Survey
The campus community is invited to take the Campus Dining Survey for an opportunity to win a $150 Visa e-Gift Card or one of three $50 Visa e-Gift Cards.
End-User Guide to Malicious Software
Malicious software or malware can harm your computer, and in some cases, puts your personal information at risk. Here is a brief guide to malware for the end user.
Siegel Finer to Review for New Writing Across the Curriculum Blog
Bryna Siegel Finer, director of IUP Writing Across the Curriculum, will serve as a reviewer for the new blog, the Writing Campus, edited by George Mason University.
Sigma Pi Fundraiser, October 22
Sigma Pi will be hosting a “Pie a Sigma Pi” fundraiser event on Wednesday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove.
IUP Hosts 28th Annual Law School Fair
Representatives of 14 law schools from across the country will talk to IUP students about law school and their respective programs on Tuesday, October 21.
Contemporary Collaboration Performance Includes U.S., France, and Japan
The Ovation! series will present Strings and Serpents, an international collaboration that explores a synthesis of Japanese and Western structures by merging musical and visual form, performed on October 22, 2014.
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program Seeks Child Volunteers for Intelligence Tests
Graduate students in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program are learning to administer tests of intellectual functioning and are in need of volunteers between the ages of six years and 16 years, 11 months.
Spanish Play to Be Presented as Part of Noche Latina
In celebration of the Noche Latina weekend, the Spanish play “El indigente” will be presented October 20–21 in Eberly Auditorium. Admission is free.
Native Two-Spirit Guest Speaker to Visit Campus
Carrie House, a Two Spirit Navajo (Dine) and Oneida, will present a lecture and film on Thursday, November 6, 2014. This presentation is free and open to the Indiana and campus community.
Become the Next Student Member of IUP Council of Trustees
IUP students who are first-semester sophomores are invited to apply for an opportunity to learn about the governing board at a state university. Applications are being accepted through November 14, 2015.
Design a Poster for the 2014 Love Your Body Poster Contest
Are you artistic? Like graphic design or drawing? Design a poster for the Love Your Body Poster Contest!
IUP Family and Consumer Sciences Education Student Association Bake Sale, October 22
IUP Family and Consumer Sciences Education Student Association will be having a bake sale on Wednesday, October 22 from 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. in the Lobby of Ackerman Hall.
Sociology Club Haunted House Guest Speaker, October 28
Sociology Club will be hosting a guest speaker, Dr. Margee Kerr, who is an expert on professional haunted houses on Tuesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. in Keith Hall Room 130.