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Spotted! A rare golden bamboo lemur In the wilds of Madagascar, Kyle Murray lags behind the other students in the field school. He just wants one more photo, one more minute to observe the group of ring-tailed lemurs they encountered. The only anthropology major amidst biology majo
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Walt Pegues is doing his part to erase the long-standing myth of the dumb jock.
Yes, he's a key member of the IUP football team—and a good one at that. But football is only part of what Pegues is about.
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From left: award recipients Shannon Kovalchick and Brandy Rummel, President Michael Driscoll and Ruth Riesenman Helping others proved to pay off for Shannon Kovalchick and Brandy Rummel. What started out as a requirement turned into a passion and a way to hone skills that may prove vital in their
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After a presentation on the structure and technique of opera performances, IUP Cook Honors College freshmen attended the premiere of Verdi’s La Traviata at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh on October 15, 2011. For some students, this was the first opportunity they had to attend an opera.
“I thought the opera wa
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Two IUP Cook Honors College students, Mitchell DeRubis, a junior Economics/Mathematics major, and Christian Minich, a senior Economics and Philosophy double major, won Best Undergraduate Paper at the Pennsylvania Economic Association’s annual conference.
Their paper, entitled “Access to Formal Credit and Rura
Posted on 10/10/2011 3:24:25 PM
As the daughter of an IUP professor, senior Robin Beisel was always told that college is what you make of it. She was this year’s recipient of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) scholarship, and has certainly made something of her four years in the Honors College at IUP.
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Rachel Snyder, a Psychology major in the Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania , is heading into her final year of undergraduate study. She is now facing a new challenge—preparing for graduate school. There is no better way to ensure that you are ready for the challenges of an intense graduate
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This summer, an English major from the Robert E. Cook Honors College at IUP is heading to Cambridge to participate in the Pembroke-King’s Programme. Several weeks ago, Elizabeth Elmore, a sophomore at IUP, was accepted to the program and offered a tuition scholarship for the Creative Writing and Hist
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On February 16, 2011, Janel Prinkey, Theresa Hoffman, Carrie McGraw, and Amy Bouch, all sophomores at the Robert E. Cook Honors College (CHC) at IUP, participated in the university’s annual English Undergraduate Conference. Their presentation, titled “Barbie: A Feminist Analysis of an Infamous Ic
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The students and staff of the Cook Honors College at IUP are excited to announce that they will be hosting open houses on March 25 and 26 and April 15 and 16, 2011.
The open houses are for prospective students in their sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school who are interested in the Cook Honors Coll
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IUP’s Cook Honors College and the Center for Civic Engagement and Student Leadership sponsored a national “Making a Difference” essay contest . Students from twenty-six states answered the question “How have you been transformed by your community service?”
Dr. Janet Goebel , Cook Honors College director, said
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Dr. Abid Fakhri, the 2010 winner of the Biology Department’s Young Alumni Award, graduated from the Cook Honors College at IUP in 2003 with a B.S. in Biology and Pre-med . He went on to earn his M.D. at Drexel University, and he is currently a fellow in cardiovascular disease at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsbur
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Among the things that make the Robert E. Cook Honors College unique is its faculty : some of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s finest teach Honors Core Seminars . Mr. Jason Chimonides, a professor in the Theater and Dance Department , currently teaches the fine arts units of Freshman Core . His area of exper
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Ray Edwards, a senior Economics and International Business double major at the Cook Honors College (CHC) of Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) is hard at work applying for graduate school, specifically doctorate programs. He is applying to no less than nine schools: Princeton, H
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Haider Mullick and Rabia (Chowdhry) Mullick present heartrending videos and photos from the areas most affected by Pakistan's catastrophic floods. Mullick is a graduate of the IUP Cook Honors College , and he earned his B.A. in Economics in 2004 and an M.A. in Public Affairs in 2007 from IUP.
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The IUP Summer Honors Program hosted by the Cook Honors College at IUP concluded July 24, 2010. This two-week program immersed talented high school juniors and seniors into the study and life of a college environment. Sixty-six students, from as close as Indiana to as far away as Denmark, studied forensics, bioche
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Haider Mullick, a senior fellow at the Joint Special Operations University, was recently interviewed by BBC regarding the Wikileaks scandal.
(If you can’t see the interview above, you can watch the interview on YouTube’s website .)
“I research, analyze, and recommend policy,” said Mullick, who is bas
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A 2003 alumna of the Cook Honors College (CHC) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) has earned national recognition for her business acumen in property management.
Jennifer Ruelens, who earned a degree in marketing at IUP, was named by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) in the Journal of Prop
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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.
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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."
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Students journey to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus for an archeological survey with IUP professor Dr. R. Scott Moore.
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