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Students Tokosh and Applebaum Receive First and Second Place Awards at 2014 Pennsylvania Geographical Society Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students Joseph Tokosh and Rachel Applebaum were honored for their research at the annual Pennsylvania Geographical Society meeting on November 7.

Posted on 11/10/2014 1:48:20 PM

Bencloski and Benhart Honored at 2014 Pennsylvania Geographical Society Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning faculty members Joseph Bencloski and John Benhart were honored for their scholarship and service at the annual Pennsylvania Geographical Society meeting on November 7.

Posted on 11/10/2014 1:45:00 PM

Geography and Regional Planning Students Assist with American Planning Association Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students Jay Carter, Tony Harris, Olivia Holden, Sarah Omler, Kayleen Robison, and Sean Rooney were university student workers during the 2014 Pennsylvania Chapter, American Planning Association Annual Conference.

Posted on 10/29/2014 10:48:43 AM

Masilela Reviews “Building Apartheid” Book

Calvin Masilela’s book review article, “‘Building Apartheid: On Architecture and Order in Imperial Cape Town’ by Nicholas Coetzer, Ashgate Studies in Architecture 2013,” will be published in African Geographical Review.

Posted on 2/4/2014 10:09:47 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Hosts Presentation by Expert On World Urban Land Development

Biplab Kanti Sengupta, professor of architecture and regional planning at the Indian Institute of Technology, Khrangpur, visited the Department of Geography and Regional Planning to present “Land Banks and Land Banking: Prospects and Challenges for the Developing World” on October 23, 2014.

Posted on 10/24/2014 2:36:54 PM

A Star on the Map: Regional Planning Undergraduate Program Earns National Accreditation

The Regional Planning undergraduate program has earned national accreditation from the Planning Accreditation Board, joining only 13 other undergraduate programs in the United States to be nationally accredited.

Posted on 4/27/2012 4:11:44 PM

Beaver Run Water Quality Project Renewed for Second Year

The project will sample and monitor reservoir water quality near Marcellus shale well pad sites for a second year, thanks to renewal of a $77,000 contract with the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County in June. The project, led by Professor Brian Okey and Professor Nathan McElroy, taps the expertise of faculty and students from the Departments of Geography and Regional Planning, Geosciences, and Chemistry.

Posted on 6/22/2012 5:20:51 PM

Students Tokosh and Applebaum Receive First and Second Place Awards at 2014 Pennsylvania Geographical Society Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students Joseph Tokosh and Rachel Applebaum were honored for their research at the annual Pennsylvania Geographical Society meeting on November 7.

Posted on 11/10/2014 10:25:10 AM

Bencloski and Benhart Honored at 2014 Pennsylvania Geographical Society Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning faculty members Joseph Bencloski and John Benhart were honored for their scholarship and service at the annual Pennsylvania Geographical Society meeting on November 7.

Posted on 11/10/2014 10:18:29 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Student Keith Receives Robertshaw Fellow Award

IUP Geography and Regional Planning student Dana Keith was recognized as the 2014 Jack Robertshaw Fellow by the Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County (Pennsylvania).

Posted on 10/24/2014 11:31:04 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Students Assist with American Planning Association Conference

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students Jay Carter, Tony Harris, Olivia Holden, Sarah Omler, Kayleen Robison, and Sean Rooney were university student workers during the 2014 Pennsylvania Chapter, American Planning Association Annual Conference.

Posted on 10/24/2014 10:50:58 AM

Geography and Regional Planning Hosts Presentation by Expert On World Urban Land Development

Biplab Kanti Sengupta, professor of architecture and regional planning at the Indian Institute of Technology, Khrangpur, visited the Department of Geography and Regional Planning to present “Land Banks and Land Banking: Prospects and Challenges for the Developing World” on October 23, 2014.

Posted on 10/24/2014 10:07:58 AM

Dunk a Geography Professor

Come dunk a Geography professor on Friday, September 26, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the Oak Grove, right outside of Leonard Hall, hosted by Gamma Theta Upsilon and Planning Student Organization members.

Posted on 9/25/2014 10:18:28 AM

Masilela Reviews “Building Apartheid” Book

Calvin Masilela’s book review article, “‘Building Apartheid: On Architecture and Order in Imperial Cape Town’ by Nicholas Coetzer, Ashgate Studies in Architecture 2013,” will be published in African Geographical Review.

Posted on 2/4/2014 9:05:58 AM

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