Features

 

April 4, 2014

In need of a shared vision to guide its future, the university turned to the Journalism Department for help.

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April 4, 2014

Alumnus John Gilly is on a quest for vaccines to prevent some of the world’s most threatening diseases.

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April 4, 2014

A $1.25-million gift from an alumni couple offers a powerful start for a new science building.

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April 4, 2014

Twenty-five years have passed since the gymnastics team’s mad dash to the podium marking its second straight national title.

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April 4, 2014

Two major construction projects are under way on campus: the Crimson Café and a new building for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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April 4, 2014

Raymond Carroll was guilty of thievery the evening of January 31, 1914, but he was no lawbreaker—just a record breaker.

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April 4, 2014

Lasting bonds have been forged in IUP student groups and programs.

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December 7, 2013

The university has a bold new symbol to showcase its pride.

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December 7, 2013

As shrinking high school class sizes take their toll on student enrollment, IUP must rely on innovation to weather the challenge.

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December 7, 2013

Mike Barnett came to IUP to grow musically. Twenty years later, he has enlisted the help of an IUP mentor.

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December 7, 2013
Women are no longer outsiders in distance running, due in part to the trailblazing Marcy Schwam

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December 7, 2013

Junior Caitlin McCabe, a member of the IUP Color Guard, gets her gear together: her uniform, her flag—and her prosthetic leg.

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December 7, 2013

Homecoming: a tradition that has spanned eight decades.

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March 26, 2013
IUP expertise is tapped in shale gas boom.

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March 26, 2013
Bob Anderson ’67 helps people who are dying, whether it’s at the bedside or disaster site.

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March 26, 2013

IUP has always embraced the challenge of performance-based rewards from Harrisburg.

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March 26, 2013

Coach Curt Cignetti has fast returned IUP football to a tradition of success—one he knows well.

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March 26, 2013
Putting a face on IUP for prospective students around the country.

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March 26, 2013
Professor George Johnson and his wife, Julie, leave a beautiful campus legacy.

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November 30, 2012
IUP leads a coalition addressing the national shortage of African American male schoolteachers.

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November 30, 2012
Susan Snyder ’85 on Winning the 2012 Pulitzer Prize.

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November 30, 2012
Students are boosting their IUP philanthropy. What gives?

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November 30, 2012
Alumni Association board officers, and how they got that way.

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November 30, 2012
In 1979, the soccer team was sinking. Then came Trevor.

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November 30, 2012
50 years of computing at IUP.

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November 12, 2012
An alumnus devotes a chapter of his book to his years at Indiana State College.

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July 23, 2012

Some of the more unusual memorabilia that alumni have lovingly donated to IUP.

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July 21, 2012

Plans for new building look to the collaborative, digital future.

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July 21, 2012

A historic 29th national ranking says success in any language.

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July 21, 2012

About 6,800 students were involved in productions last year.

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July 21, 2012

Memorable moments in the 2011-2012 academic year, in a video recap.

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July 21, 2012

About 700 companies have benefited from the smarts of the SBDC team.

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July 1, 2012
What does IUP's future look like? President Mike Driscoll arrives eager to start the discussion.

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April 12, 2012

In pursuit of his quests, this lawyer doesn’t stop at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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April 12, 2012

Professor Adrian Wisnicki finds the lost words of the legendary explorer David Livingstone.

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April 12, 2012

A former boxer pulls no punches as business adviser to professional athletes.

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April 13, 2012

Bringing Phi Delta Theta back to life. Leading his cohort in the Eberly business honors program. It’s all about friends.

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April 11, 2012

The IUP Academy of Culinary Arts takes a unique, small-batch approach.

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April 12, 2012

How did students contribute more than $1 million in free community service in 2010–2011?

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April 2, 2012
Alumni give students preparing to graduate a taste of living and working in the city.

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January 19, 2012
Travel back in time with Indiana Normal School’s Class of 1897 during its 40-year reunion.

"Back to Normal": Class of 1897 Reunion

November 29, 2011
Two IUP graduates spent part of their summer performing an old Japanese stage art.

In the Noh

November 21, 2011
Jackie Hynson is a seven-time All-American and PSAC Swimmer of the Year.

The Total Package

November 19, 2011
Sue Corbin Rieg '81 honored the memory of her first-grade teacher with the Leon Miller Scholarship Fund.

A Passion for Teaching and Teachers

November 10, 2011
Professors Lydia Rodríguez and Francisco Alarcón share an account of their adventures in Northern and Central California.

Exploring California's Wonders

September 3, 2011
IUP Magazine looks back at how the university community came together following the events of that fateful day.

September 11, Ten Years Later

January 14, 2011
Designer and alumnus Don Donoughe takes IUP Magazine on a virtual tour of his Silicon Valley studio.

Inside the Designer’s Workshop

October 15, 2010
Jim Krenn '83 talks about how he came to sit behind the microphone at WDVE.

Pittsburgh’s Funny Guy: Jim Krenn, IUP Alumnus

August 21, 2010
IUP honors those lost in service to their country.

Honoring, Remembering Our Own

June 30, 2010
A professor and her daughter talk about what distinguishes our Western Pennsylvania dialect.

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May 12, 2010
Promoting Native American awareness at IUP.

We Have Survived

April 21, 2010
Explore the 270 acres of the Co-op Recreational Park and the IUP Sailing Base at Yellow Creek State Park

Green Acres

March 9, 2010
Join the men’s basketball team on its run for the PSAC championship—and beyond.

Run for the Championship

February 17, 2010
Jeremy Critchfield’s passion shines through at Nemacolin.

Staying Hungry

January 15, 2010
Faculty, staff, and administration at IUP share one vision: academic excellence.

The Academic Experience

December 15, 2009
For Melissa Rogers, comic books are serious business.

Serious About Comics

November 14, 2009
Scott McGuire’s diagnosis of ALS brought his TKE brothers together again.

Band of Brothers

October 14, 2009
IUP plays a leading role in preventing future mine disasters.

Charting Coal Mine Secrets

September 18, 2009
IUP artists recycle, reuse, and reinvent.

Green Design

August 19, 2009
Two IUP professors seek the ancient Maya in Guatemala.

In Search of the Maya

July 15, 2009
Mike Sherry ’90 is bringing baseball to special-needs children.

Everybody Gets to Play

June 18, 2009
Three years that changed the face of IUP.

Sutton Suits Near Completion

May 15, 2009
A second substantive gift from Robert Cook ’64 coincides with the tenth anniversary of the Cook Honors College’s first graduating class.

A Gift and an Anniversary

April 20, 2009
Rosemary Gido portrays three women from the early 1900s—including her great-aunt Anna.

Rosemary Gido

April 17, 2009
Take a look inside a jewel on the IUP campus.

Stained glass skylight in the Breezedale Law Library

April 17, 2009
Virtual worlds take their place as another tool in the teacher’s arsenal.

A virtual square-rigger approaches a virtual island in Second Life.

April 17, 2009
How three students moved mountains to give IUP its first large-scale sculpture.

The sculpture "Transitions" on the IUP campus

October 17, 2008
IUP alumnus James Felter has spent the past three years in Haiti performing humanitarian work.

The Road to Peace Begins by Ending Poverty

April 18, 2008
Jonathan Lewis is one of only eight U.S. scientists selected for an international expedition on the state-of-the-art drilling vessel Chikyu.

Deep Trough Drilling

April 18, 2008
Three generations of IUP alumni in this family began with Nancy Tobin Truxal ’51 and her brothers.

A Family Celebrates Its Scottish Heritage

October 19, 2007
For John Boris, Coast Guard pilot and C130 flight instructor, retirement meant continuing doing what he loves.

Hercules Commander

April 13, 2007
The Clarks, Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, raised more than $25,000 for a new recording studio in Cogswell Hall.

Distinguished Indeed

April 13, 2007
Springtime can’t come soon enough for Bill Orr ’91, organizer of his company’s cycling team.

Community Champion

July 14, 2006
Four days into its global study-abroad voyage, the Semester at Sea cruise ship MV Explorer was struck by a fifty-foot wave.

Weathering the Storm

April 14, 2006
Many IUP alumni found the Red Cross to be an ideal career. Here are three of their stories.

The Best of Many Worlds

January 13, 2006
In 2003, Christopher Reese ’96 returned to the United States after more than two hundred days on active duty in the Middle East.

From a Marine's Eyes

January 13, 2006
Briana Dwire Tomack ’92 and Cathi Gerhard Williams ’91, M’92 published the first edition of the Laurel Mountain Post in fall 2004.

Good News

October 14, 2005
Matthew Hilty is the owner of OC Investigations, a full-service, nationwide investigative agency.

Beach Watch

October 14, 2005
In the early 1960s, Indiana State College developed a study program to place students in a Spanish-speaking country

Travels Through Time

July 15, 2005
Five friends spent Spring Break driving nearly 8,000 miles.

The Road Trippers

July 15, 2005
Indiana County’s very own Norman keep sits on twelve acres in Strongstown.

Living History

July 15, 2005
Every summer, Andy Hawk grabs his guitar and hits the road.

Trunkful of Dreams

April 15, 2005
The adventures of fictional Army bomb disposal officer Brick Revloc are based on fact.

Bombs Away

April 15, 2005
Christine Draksler Abramo ’87 traded sixteen years of creating medical board certification exams for a new career as a farrier.

If the Shoe Fits

January 14, 2005
Going back to school at age fifty is no easy task. For Joseph Toth, though, it was the start of a new career.

The Firefighting Chef

January 14, 2005
Owen Brown M’96 was selected to be music director for the 1997 Million-Woman March in Philadelphia.

Fiidla on the March

October 15, 2004
It’s unusual for a band to donate all of its proceeds from every concert to charity.

Rocking for Charity

October 15, 2004
Comedy and improv are the weekly staples at the Vault Theater, housed in a little triangular building in Natrona, Pa.

Banking on Comedy

October 15, 2004
When Joe Kowalski started the IUP Outing Club in 1970, he didn’t know the profound impact it would have on his future.

Running the River

July 16, 2004
Through a twist of fate, Keith Kasnot ’74 became a pioneer in the use of computers for medical illustration and animation.

The Art of Science

July 16, 2004
What looked like snow in a Colorado field turned out to be an archaeological treasure for Rodney Denardo.

Professional Hiker

March 19, 2004
Weird Al Yankovic may be passé, but ApologetiX is coming into its prime.

Message in the Music

October 17, 2003
Jeremy Stephan ’93, owner of FUSE, helped ignite Zippo’s most successful collectible program.

Zippo Fusion

October 17, 2003
Jeanne Gartner ’83 has gone around the world. But she always finds a way to come back to the Pittsburgh area.

Cool Beans

October 17, 2003
There is a quiet healing that comes through creation.

Through a Glass Brightly

October 17, 2003
The next time you see the big Hollywood sign, you may think of Jeremy Stephan.

Permission Granted

July 18, 2003
David Cooper goes to concerts. He goes to a lot of concerts.

Still Rockin'