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Chadwick Discusses Facing Educational and Industry Challenges for Cultural Resource Management

William Chadwick (Anthropology) participated in a panel discussion titled “CRM and the Academy: Crafting the Dialog for Facing Educational and Industry Challenges” at the 22nd annual conference of the American Cultural Resources Association, which was held in Palm Springs, California, on September 15–18, 2016.

Posted on 9/23/2016 2:13:18 PM

Driscoll and Co-Authors Publish Chapter in Edited Collection on Writing Transfer

Dana Driscoll, associate professor of English, along with four co-authors had an article appear in the recent edited collection Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer.

Posted on 9/22/2016 8:32:03 AM

Rubenstein Interviewed on the Nature of Time

Eric Rubenstein, Department of Philosophy, was recently interviewed as part of a three-part series on the nature of time, hosted by the website Cosmoetica.

Posted on 9/16/2016 11:47:54 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Welcomes New Faculty Member Smith

The Department of Geography and Regional Planning welcomes Jennifer Smith as a new tenure-track faculty member for fall 2016.

Posted on 9/15/2016 3:45:56 PM

Jozefowicz and Alumni Publish Study of Unemployment and Crime in Pennsylvania

“A Dynamic Panel Data Study of the Unemployment-Crime Relationship: The Case of Pennsylvania,” co-authored by applied mathematics alumna Sarah Frederick (’15), economics alumnus Zackary Nelson (’14), and professor James Jozefowicz, has been published in Economics Bulletin.

Posted on 9/9/2016 9:26:49 AM

Historian Franklin-Rahkonen Selected as Speaker of the Year for Finlandia Foundation

Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen was selected by the Finlandia Foundation to be their Speaker of the Year for 2016-18. 

Posted on 9/7/2016 9:22:38 AM

Craig (English Department) Publishes “A Companion Reference to Threats, Real and Imagined”

Professor Chauna Craig has published her short story “Hidden in Plain Sight: A Companion Reference to Threats, Real and Imagined, as Configured in Late Twentieth-Century Christian America” in the summer 2016 issue of Ploughshares.

Posted on 9/6/2016 11:37:32 AM

Black (English Department) Publishes Memoir

Laurel Johnson Black had a memoir published in the the Little Pautuxent Review, titled “A Massachusetts Yankee Buys a Breast (or Beanie Baby Boobies).”

Posted on 9/6/2016 11:32:46 AM

Heflin and Miller Attend Leadership Institute for Faculty Women

Tanya Heflin (Department of English) and Jessica Miller (Counseling Center) were selected to represent IUP at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Leadership Institute for Faculty Women, a week-long leadership institute hosted biannually by the state system Women’s Consortium. 

Posted on 9/1/2016 11:16:16 AM

What Was Anthropology Up To This Summer? A Lot!

Summer is the time when students and faculty can get out to do anthropology field work. This was a particularly busy summer, with students working on independent and group research projects and faculty pursuing their research across the state, nation, and globe.

Posted on 8/31/2016 10:27:49 AM

Vick Publishes on Wage Gap Facing Younger Veterans

Brandon Vick (Department of Economics) will publish research titled “Gender, Race & the Veteran Wage Gap” in a forthcoming issue of Social Science Research. Gabrielle Fontanella, an IUP Economics and Sociology graduate, co-authored the paper.

Posted on 8/10/2016 6:11:29 PM

IUP Recognized for Excellence by Smart Growth Partnership

IUP’s Department of Geography and Regional Planning has been recognized in the Smart Growth Collegiate Partnership category for Education and Engagement Excellence. 

Posted on 8/3/2016 3:36:44 PM

IUP Trustee Resolution Honors History Faculty Emeritus Irwin Marcus

Dr. Irwin Marcus, faculty emeritus in the Department of History, has been honored by the establishment of the Irwin M. Marcus Public History Room in the new College of Humanities and Social Sciences building.

Posted on 5/19/2015 4:21:17 PM

Religious Studies Research Presentation on African Religions, February 9

Dianna Bell, one of the candidates for the new position in African Traditional Religions, will give a research presentation on Monday, February 9. Her talk will focus on Muslims in the West African state of Mali and their use and understanding of the idea of “divine reward.”

Posted on 2/4/2015 7:24:00 PM

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