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Crimson Hawks Host Seton Hill at Military Game on Saturday Night
Come out for an exciting night of basketball at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex this Saturday, January 31, as the Crimson Hawks basketball teams take on Seton Hill! The IUP Crimson Hawks encourage all active military, veterans, and their families to attend this game.
2014–15 Chacivity Award Nominations Now Being Accepted
The Chacivity Award recognizes students who exhibit behavior that is uplifting to the IUP community. Faculty, staff, students, and community members are encouraged to nominate worthy students who display strong character, courage, civility, leadership, and initiative.
Martha Graham Dance Company Tickets Available
The Martha Graham Dance Company, showcasing masterpieces inspired by choreographer Martha Graham herself, will perform on March 2, 2015, in Fisher Auditorium.
Northpointe Discovery Day, February 7
IUP at Northpointe will host Discovery Day on Saturday, February 7.
Ford Publishes on the Archaeology of Carriage Building
Ben Ford, Department of Anthropology, recently published “The Cruttenden Carriage Works: The Development and Decline of Carriage Production in New Haven Connecticut” in IA, The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archaeology.
Giever and Marcantino Receive Funding for Constables Training
Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, and Michael Marcantino, Criminal Justice Training Center, received a funding award for their project, “Constables Training Project.”
IUP Sailing Club New Members Meeting, January 29
The IUP Sailing Club will be hosting a new members meeting on Thursday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m. in Leonard Room 118.
IUP Lifting and Fitness Introduction Meeting, February 10
The IUP Lifting and Fitness Club will be hosting a meeting on Tuesday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hub Delaware Room.
Autism Speaks U Meeting, Thursday January 29
Autism Speaks U at IUP meeting is on Thursday, January 29 in Uhler Hall Room 111 at 5:30 p.m.
Student Co-op Association at IUP Announces CEO’s Retirement
After more than 40 years of service to the Student Cooperative Association at IUP, Dennis “Denny” Hulings retired as executive director and chief executive officer effective December 31, 2014. Louis Garzarelli, Jr. replaces Hulings as executive director and CEO.
Psychology Department Colloquium Addresses Family Lives of International Students from Multicultural Perspective
Mengchun Chiang, postdoctoral clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, will present “Sojourning in the Margin: Living as Wives of International Students” on Friday, January 30.
“Soldier’s Heart” Tickets Available
Tickets are now available for “Soldier’s Heart,” a Theater-by-the-Grove production about a soldier who returns home only to deal with the troubling nightmares about her deployment. Show dates are February 19–28 on the Waller Hall Mainstage.
Whitmyre Wins America Recycles Day Competition
The Office of Housing, Residential Living, and Dining congratulates Whitmyre Hall for winning the America Recycles Day competition held among the residence halls on the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses during the fall 2015 semester.
Bingo is Back, January 30
Bingo is back this Friday, January 30 at 10:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room!
IUP String Project Accepting Applications for the Spring Semester
The IUP String Project, a community music education outreach program for children ages 5–18 in Indiana and the surrounding area, is now accepting applications for private lesson instruction on violin, viola, cello, and bass. Applications will be accepted through Thursday, January 29, 2015.
Nutella Filled Bread Sale, January 30
Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc. will be hosting a big sale featuring Nutella Filled Bread on Friday, January 30 from 12:30–3:30 p.m. in the HUB in front of the gym.
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Tickets Available
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra returns to IUP, this time with an all-Beethoven concert. The performance will take place on February 21, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.
Haven Project’s Stalking AWAREness Table at the Health Hut, Jan. 27–30
Stalking: It isn’t a joke. It isn’t romantic. It isn’t okay. Join the Haven Project in our campaign to help raise AWAREness against stalking by visiting the Stalking AWAREness table at the Health Hut.
Dine and Discuss at Feminist Friday, January 30
Dine and discuss violence against women in popular culture at Feminist Friday during the Haven Project’s Stalking AWAREness Week.
MA in Applied Archaeology Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2015
The IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Anthropology Department are now accepting applications for the MA in Applied Archaeology Program for the fall 2015 semester.
Allard Publishes on Imperial China’s Early Southern Expansion
Francis Allard, Department of Anthropology, published “China’s Early Impact on Eastern Yunnan: Incorporation, Acculturation, and the Convergence of Evidence” in the Journal of Indo-Pacific Archaeology (vol 35).
Heider and Jalongo Publish Book on Young Children in the Information Age
IUP faculty members Kelly Heider (IUP Libraries) and Mary Jalongo (Professional Studies in Education) collaborated to edit Young Children and Families in the Information Age: Applications of Technology in Early Childhood. 
Ford Completes First Leg of McCann-Taggart Underwater Archaeology Lectureship
Anthropology’s Ben Ford, the 2014-2015 Archaeological Institute of America McCann-Taggart Underwater Archaeology Lecturer, recently spoke to the Toledo and Westchester Societies of the AIA.
Neusius Leads Research Meeting at Illinois State Museum
Professor Sarah Neusius recently led the first meeting of the Eastern Archaic Faunal Working Group, a zooarchaeological research group formed under a recent National Science Foundation Award.
Student Lenhart Receives AT&T Communications Scholarship
Congratulations to Brianne Lenhart for being selected to receive the AT&T Communications Scholarship. 
First Fishing Club Meeting, February 17
The IUP Fishing Club's first meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the HUB Knowlton Room.
Science Inspires Series Begins Semester With Jurassic Mammals and the Inner Ear
The spring 2015 Science Inspires lecture series will kick off with an exploration of newly discovered Jurassic mammals on February 5. The talk will be led by Shundong Bi of the Biology Department.
Tickets Available for Te Amo, Argentina
Te Amo, Argentina is an original tango performance that will get you up and moving on February 11, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium.
Ali Studies Math Students’ Problem Solving Procedures
Parveen Ali, Department of Developmental Studies, published her research paper titled “Assessing Developmental Students’ Number Sense: A Case Study” in the fall 2014 issue of NADE Digest.
Anderson Receives Funding from PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”
Petrucci Presents at Association of International Educators Conferences
In 2014, Michele Petrucci presented at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators annual conference and at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Conference (Region VIII).
Anderson and Zimmerman Receive Funding from PA Turnpike Commission
John Anderson and Sherri Zimmerman, Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for their project, “Workplan for the PA Turnpike Commission.”
Oblak and Pesci Receive Funding from Rosebud Mining
Jill Oblak and Louis Pesci, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from Rosebud Mining for their project, “Emergency Services Training Rosebud Mining.”
LeBlond Develops Chemical Equation Editor/Filter for Moodle 2.7+
Carl LeBlond of the Chemistry Department has developed an editor plugin similar to the standard Moodle mathematical equation editor, but which allows teachers and students to easily create complex chemical equations and structures.
Petrucci Serves Again on IREX Tunisia Screening Committee
Michele Petrucci, Office of International Education, was appointed for a second consecutive year to serve as a selection panelist for the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program for Tunisian Undergraduates.
Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2015 Women’s Leadership Award
IUP is proud to recognize women students who possess strong academic achievement, participate in cocurricular activity and/or community service, and demonstrate leadership skills.
International Students: You’re Invited to the Writing Center's Open House
New or returning international students are invited to the Writing Center's open house on Thursday, January 29.
Conversation Partners Seeks American Students for On-Campus Cultural and Language Exchange Program
Conversation Partners is a program that pairs American students with new international students for cultural and language exchange. Help acclimate a new student to campus while meeting someone from a unique culture!
POIZ Modeling Group Interest Meeting, February 2
POIZ Modeling Group is looking for models, photographers, and designers. An interest meeting will be held in the Memorial Field House on Monday, February 2 from 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Fifty Shades of Red, February 12
POIZ Modeling Group will be hosting an upscale Valentine's Day dance on Thursday, February 12 in the HUB Ohio Room from 7:00–10:00 p.m.
IUP To Pilot New Tuition Flexibility Program
Indiana University of Pennsylvania will pilot a new per-credit tuition pricing program for the fall 2015 semester. The Tuition Pricing Flexibility Pilot, approved by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors on January 22, structures tuition charges on a per-credit basis to all resident undergraduate students (students who domicile in Pennsylvania).
Protection of Minors Policy
Indiana University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to promoting the safety and security of minors who visit its campus or participate in its programs.
Art Education Student Group Wins Third National Title
The IUP student chapter of the National Art Education Association has been recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Student Chapter. This is the third time that the group has won the award.
Anthropology’s Ford Appointed Editor of SHA Technical Briefs
Ben Ford became the editor of the Society for Historical Archaeology Technical Briefs Series in January 2015.
Campbell Receives Funding from AICDAC
Douglas Campbell, University Police, received a funding award from AICDAC (Armstrong-Indiana Country Drug and Alcohol Commission) for his project, “AICDAC STOP Act Grant 14-15.”
Stocker Receives Funding from Western PA Conservancy
Russell Stocker, Department of Mathematics, received a funding award from the Western PA Conservancy for his project, “Consultant for Analysis of Avian Bird Count Data.”
Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society Meeting, February 4
Alpha Phi Sigma will meet on Wednesday, February 4 in Wilson Hall, Room 107 at 4:00 p.m.