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Douglass Research Academy Group Wins First-Place Award from Sigma Xi

Students participating in the Douglass Research Academy were first-place winners of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society award at the 2017 IUP Scholars Forum.

Posted on 4/17/2017 11:41:40 AM

Issues of Diversity Concludes with Research Panel on April 10

The Issues of Diversity series will wrap up the 2017 season with a panel at 11:45 a.m. on April 10 in Stabley 210. Students participating in the Douglass Research Academy will present three projects they have been working on since fall 2016.

Posted on 4/6/2017 9:12:15 AM

Douglass Debate Society Heads to Statewide Tournament

Students participating in IUP’s Douglass Debate Team will compete in the third annual statewide Douglass Debate Society tournament on April 7, 2017, at East Stroudsburg University.

Posted on 3/31/2017 12:31:30 PM

Issues of Diversity Series Continues on April 6

The Issues of Diversity series continues on April 6, 2017, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Stabley 210 in IUP Libraries. The lunchtime panel will focus on inclusive curriculum.

Posted on 3/31/2017 12:30:52 PM

Issues of Diversity Continues on March 23 with Literature and Diversity

The Issues of Diversity series continues on March 23, 2017, at its traditional time, 11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in 210 Stabley Library. The lunchtime panel will focus on literature and diversity.

Posted on 3/20/2017 3:00:43 PM

Issues of Diversity Offers Research Panels in Six O’Clock Series on March 6

The Frederick Douglass Institute offers three research panels as part of IUP’s Six O'Clock Series.

Posted on 3/1/2017 12:51:51 PM

FDI Invites Proposals for Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field Series

FDI calls for Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field proposals.

Posted on 11/30/2016 12:44:48 PM

FDI Invites Proposals for 2017 Issues of Diversity Series

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research invites proposals for the 2017 season of its working paper series, Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field, an informal and supportive setting for participants to receive feedback from others who share their scholarly and academic interests in diversity, social equity, and inclusion.

Posted on 11/11/2016 10:09:20 AM

IUP Debate Teams Take Second and Third Place at Frederick Douglass Debate Society Tournament

The IUP Douglass Debate Team members trained weeklythroughout the fall and spring semesters to prepare for the tournament, whichfeatured 14 teams from six universities in Pennsylvania’s State System ofHigher Education.

Posted on 5/2/2016 3:42:43 PM

Acclaimed Documentary “Invisible Heroes: African-Americans in the Spanish Civil War” to Show at IUP

IUP is privileged to host Spanish photographer and documentary producer Mireia Sentis to screen the film “Invisible Heroes: African-Americans in the Spanish Civil War” on Thursday, March 31, at 7:00 p.m. in McVitty Auditorium, Sprowls Hall.

Posted on 3/29/2016 12:24:34 PM

History Brown Bag Talk: “African-Americans and the British Emigration Scheme”

DexterGabriel, the 2015 Frederick Douglass Institute Scholar, will discuss “‘Where Liberty Dwells, There is My Country:’ African-Americans and the BritishEmigration Scheme,” on Wednesday, March 23, as part of the Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field series.

Posted on 3/17/2016 12:42:09 PM

Join the Conversation: Issues of Diversity Series Opens with Update on the Campus Climate Survey

Issues of Diversity: Voices From the Field will host the first working papers session on March 16 in 113 Stapleton Library with the panel, “What Kind of University Community Are We? — A Preliminary Report of Findings from the IUP Campus Climate Study.”

Posted on 3/2/2016 5:27:49 PM

Lecture: “How Teachers Guide African-American and Latino Students’ Technology Use”

Aaminah Norris will present “Under-represented Point of View: How Teachers Guide African-American and Latino Students’ Technology Use” on Friday, November 6, 2015, in Stabley 201, Stapleton Library.

Posted on 10/29/2015 1:19:17 PM

Film Screening and Interactive Discussion: “The Mask You Live In”

There will be a film screening  and interactive discussion of “The Mask You Live In” with Aaminah Norris, director of Education and Research for the Representation Project, on November 5, 2015, in Beard Auditorium, Stouffer Hall.

Posted on 10/29/2015 1:15:52 PM

BLEND Session: Cultivating and Strengthening Co-mentoring Relationships with Faculty and Graduate Assistants to Enhance Research Productivity

This session will be presented on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, from 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Delaware Room at the HUB. RSVP is required.

Posted on 10/6/2015 2:55:22 PM

Douglass Institute Names Gabriel as 2015–16 Scholar Fellow in History

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research has named Dexter Gabriel the Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellow for 2015–16.

Posted on 5/4/2015 2:06:16 PM

Join YouTube Live Event to Discuss the State of the Education System in Ferguson

IUP and other State System schools will participate in a live panel discussion with students, teachers, and police officers from Ferguson, Mo. on Monday, March 23, 2015, at 9:15 a.m.

Posted on 3/20/2015 3:31:08 PM

Voices From the Field: Woman's Rights in the Islamic World

JoinIUP faculty and student presenters in a discussion of their research. Exploretopics related to diversity, social equity and inclusion froma variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Posted on 2/27/2015 12:50:29 PM

Voices From the Field: Practicing Diversity in the Field

JoinIUP faculty and student presenters in a discussion of their research. Exploretopics related to diversity, social equity and inclusion froma variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Posted on 2/27/2015 12:48:45 PM

Voices From the Field

Spring 2015 will mark year four of the working papers series, Issues of Diversity: Voices From The Field. The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research at IUP is seeking faculty members and graduate and undergraduate students to participate in the series.

Posted on 12/10/2014 3:30:31 PM

New Partnership with Chevy Chase Community Center

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research has partnered with the Chevy Chase CommunityCenter to support some of the more vulnerable members of the Indianacommunity.

Posted on 10/13/2014 12:29:15 PM

Molina Joins Douglass Institute Board

Hilario Molina, Department of Sociology, has joined the board of the FrederickDouglass Institute for Intercultural Research.

Posted on 10/13/2014 12:28:21 PM

Frederick Douglass Institute Pilots Douglass Research Academy

IUP’s Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research will take the lead in exploring how to get more underserved students involved in high-impact educationalopportunities like undergraduate research, study abroad, and internships.

Posted on 10/13/2014 12:18:00 PM

Douglass Debate Team Being Formed

The Frederick DouglassInstitute for Intercultural Research is building a debate squad to compete aspart of the Douglass Debate Society. IUP’s Douglass Debate Team will train for competition and awards againstthe other 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Posted on 3/17/2014 2:45:05 PM

Undergraduate PASSHE Researcher Awarded a Yale Summer Fellowship

After only the second year of the FDI Collaborative’s partnership with Yale, aPASSHE student has been selected as a 2014 SURF Fellow.

Posted on 3/17/2014 2:40:34 PM

Issues of Diversity Off to a Strong Start

After a successful kickoff to its 2014 season, Issues of Diversity presents the next panel, “Diverse Collaborators and the Experienceof Editing an Anthology,” on Tuesday, March 25.

Posted on 3/17/2014 2:36:52 PM

BLEND Receives Support from APSCUF

The Belonging Learning and Exploring New Directions (BLEND) new faculty mentoring program that began in Fall 2013 will complete its first year of service in May 2014.

Posted on 3/17/2014 2:33:11 PM

BLEND Workshop: Politics in Higher Education

Faculty hired in Fall 2013 and after are invited to attend the first Belonging, Learning, and Exploring New Directions workshop of the Spring 2014 semester about navigating the academic terrain.

Posted on 2/17/2014 10:28:15 AM

Presenters Sought for the Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field Series

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research is currently seeking presenters for year three of its working papers series. Students and faculty from all disciplines at IUP are welcome to present.

Posted on 11/14/2013 1:43:02 PM

Connect with the Frederick Douglass Institute on Twitter

Students and faculty are invited to follow the Douglass Institute’s Twitter account for the latest news, events, and activities about equity and diversity at IUP.

Posted on 11/12/2013 3:23:16 PM

New Faculty Invited to Final BLEND Session of Fall Semester

The final BLEND session of the Fall semester will take place on November 20. All new faculty hired for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 are invited to attend.

Posted on 11/12/2013 3:13:36 PM

IUP’s Douglass Institute Seeks Undergraduate Researchers

The Douglass Collaborative has partnered with the Yale Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to give sophomores and juniors the opportunity to be considered for the prestigious SURF program.

Posted on 11/12/2013 3:10:39 PM

IUP Invites Applications for the Douglass Scholars Fellowship

IUP hopes to host two scholars in Summer 2014 and one full-year scholar in the academic year 2014–2015.

Posted on 11/12/2013 3:06:51 PM

Watson Receives Funding for Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative

Veronica Watson received a two-year award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, with additional support from IUP, to support the work of the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative.

Posted on 10/31/2013 1:11:17 PM

Frederick Douglass Institute Selects Ferguson for Summer 2013 Douglass Scholar Fellowship

Fatima Ferguson, a doctoral candidate in instruction and curriculum Leadership at the University of Memphis, was awarded the Summer 2013 Douglass Scholars Fellowship by the Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research.

Posted on 5/28/2013 3:43:21 PM

Watson Elected to Pennsylvania Humanities Council Board

Associate professor of English Veronica T. Watson has been elected to serve on the Board of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. Her term begins in November 2013.

Posted on 5/24/2013 3:50:39 PM

Frederick Douglass Institute Seeks Presenters for Issues of Diversity Series

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research is currently seeking presenters for its Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field series, which will run in Spring 2013.

Posted on 11/1/2012 9:28:05 PM

Gonzalez and Neckles Selected as Frederick Douglass Institute Scholars

Veronica Gonzalez and Carla Neckles have been selected as Frederick Douglass Institute Scholars for 2012.

Posted on 10/1/2012 11:35:20 AM

Frederick Douglass Institute Partners with Yale Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative announced in September 2012 that sophomores and juniors from across the State System who are preparing to pursue the Ph.D. after graduation can be considered for the Yale Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program.

Posted on 9/30/2012 10:49:51 PM

Watson Continues as Statewide Convener

Veronica Watson confirmed for year 3 as Convener of the Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative.

Posted on 6/11/2012 6:02:59 PM

Frederick Douglass Institute to Present “Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field”

The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research announced it is launching a new working paper series entitled “Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field.”

Posted on 11/11/2011 5:06:32 PM

Watson Appointed for Second Year as Statewide Convener for Douglass Partnership

Dr. Veronica Watson has been appointed for a second year as convener of the statewide Frederick Douglass Institute Partnership, a collective of the FDIs that reside on each PASSHE campus.

Posted on 11/11/2011 4:58:25 PM

Machado, Park, and Thompson Awarded Grants by Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative

Three IUP faculty members have been awarded PDE Keystone grants of $2,000 each—Crystal Machado, Gloria Park, and Todd Thompson.

Posted on 6/4/2010 12:27:57 PM

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