Fall–Winter 2011

A Tap on the Shoulder

A Tap on the Shoulder

The team at IUP’s Punxsutawney campus is working to ease the transition to higher education and lay the foundation for university success.

 

Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild

Alaskan Gus Guenther is many things: dogsledder, commercial salmon fisherman, carpenter, former newspaper reporter—and now IUP alumnus.

 

The White-Tail Effect

The White-Tail Effect

Rising deer populations in Pennsylvania forests largely control what plants and insects are available for other animals to eat, Biology professor Tim Nuttle has found.

 

A Season to Remember

A Season to Remember

The IUP softball team had its best season in school history, bringing Ruth Podbielski, a champion of women’s athletics at IUP, to tears along the way.

 

IUP By the Numbers: Enrollment

IUP By the Numbers: Enrollment

IUP had a record-breaking total student enrollment for the third-straight year in Fall 2011.

 

Alumni Family Tree

Alumni Family Tree

John Johnson’s family tree has deep IUP roots, including more than forty IUP alumni, many of them also professors.

 

Sun and Mood

Sun and Mood

Professor David LaPorte notes that what makes you feel good during a winter getaway may be more complex than a vacation from the rat race.