News: May 2008

Student Receives National Recognition in Theater Sound Design

Theresa Huber was a sound designer in the IUP fall production of "The Beauty Queen of Leenane," the production for which she received accolades at the festival.  In the dark Irish comedy, the elderly and infirm matriarch, Mag, impedes the dreams and desires of her aging daughter who is forced to care for her.

Posted on 5/8/2008 12:47:36 PM

Student to compete at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Jessica Sabol has served as dramaturg for IUP productions including "The Beauty Queen of Leenane", a contemporary Irish dark comedy, and "Kindertransport", a play about children being saved from the Holocaust.  She is the dramaturg for IUP’s current production of "King Henry IV Part I."

Posted on 5/8/2008 12:45:40 PM

Barbour Returns to the Honors College for a Phenomenal Performance

Along with Honors College Alumni Erin Barbour's talent as a percussionist, she is also an accomplished composer and singer. She is an ethnomusicologist and her interests lie in classical percussion, Latin drum set and marching percussion.

Posted on 5/8/2008 12:43:01 PM

IUP Professor honored as the 2007 Nutritional Anthropologist of the Year

While Dr. Miriam Chaiken's research in nutritional anthropology and her service to professional organizations have targeted chronically malnourished children, she said that her role in teaching is an even bigger mission. 

Posted on 5/8/2008 12:40:32 PM

Students Creating a Whole New World Through Second Life

Honors College students Erin O'Brien and Michael Daniel are recreating the RECHC in an online simulation using California-based Linden Lab's computer program called Second Life, an online virtual world, to interact with the real world.

Posted on 5/8/2008 12:38:12 PM

Honors Students Journey to Cyprus with Professor

Students journey to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus for an archeological survey with IUP professor Dr. R. Scott Moore.

Posted on 5/8/2008 12:34:43 PM

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