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Geography and Regional Planning Department News

IUP-PSO Wins American Planning Association National Award

The IUP Planning Student Organization (PSO) is among the four winners for the 2016 Outstanding PSO Award. The group participated in and organized a series of community outreach activities in 2015, working with and raising awareness among local city government, neighborhood, businesses and non-governmental agencies.

Posted on 2/23/2016 10:35:43 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Awards Scholarships to Incoming Students for 2015–16

The Department of Geography and Regional Planning recently awarded scholarships to high achieving freshmen and first-year students for the 2015–16 academic year.

Posted on 9/16/2015 4:20:18 PM

Free Talk: Visiting Scholar Ai Explores Spatial Pattern of Mosque-Centered Trade in China

Shaowei Ai, PhD, will present “The Exploration on the Spatial Pattern of the Mosque-Centered Trade in China: A Case Study of the Eastern Grand Mosque of Shunhe Hui District in Kaifeng” on Wednesday, September 16.

Posted on 9/14/2015 2:35:04 PM

Farewell to Professor Emerita Ruth I. Shirey

Dr. Ruth Shirey was killed tragically on Friday, February 20, 2015. She will be sorely missed by her friends and colleagues in Geography and Regional Planning, and across the IUP and Indiana communities. Here is a brief summary of her stellar contributions to geography education, the Department of Geography and Regional Planning, and IUP.

Posted on 2/23/2015 4:15:03 PM

Geography and Regional Planning Students Assist with American Planning Association Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students Jay Carter, Tony Harris, Olivia Holden, Sarah Omler, Kayleen Robison, and Sean Rooney were university student workers during the 2014 Pennsylvania Chapter, American Planning Association Annual Conference.

Posted on 10/24/2014 10:50:58 AM

Masilela Reviews “Building Apartheid” Book

Calvin Masilela’s book review article, “‘Building Apartheid: On Architecture and Order in Imperial Cape Town’ by Nicholas Coetzer, Ashgate Studies in Architecture 2013,” will be published in African Geographical Review.

Posted on 2/4/2014 9:05:58 AM

Students and Faculty Continue Beaver Run Reservoir Water Testing For Third Year

With an renewed contract for $100,000, IUP students gain valuable field experience alongside faculty members as they monitor drinking water near Marcellus shale sites.

Posted on 7/12/2013 10:34:19 AM

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