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: January 2009

Glisan Elected President of American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages

Dr. Eileen Glisan, professor of Spanish, has been elected president-elect of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and will serve as council president beginning in 2010.

Posted on 1/30/2009 3:43:29 PM

Classes to Begin at 10:10 a.m. Today (January 28)

Due to inclement weather, classes at IUP will begin at 10:10 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 28, 2009. Classes beginning earlier than 10:10 a.m will not be held. All essential employees should report for work on time. IUP’s Inclement Weather Policy

Posted on 1/28/2009 5:28:43 AM

Focus on Student Success Sharpens with New Post

As part of a growing focus on advancing retention and graduation rates of undergraduates, Richard Distanislao has been named executive director for Student Success and Retention at IUP. Distanislao returned to IUP in January after a four-year hiatus, working on assignment with the Pennsylvania State System of High

Posted on 1/23/2009 4:05:02 PM

Chinese New Year Celebration Features Dragon Dance, Peking Opera, More

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host a Chinese New Year celebration Jan. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Allegheny Room of the Hadley Union Building. The program is free and open to the community. Parking in the Hadley Union Building parking lot is free on weekends. Activities planned for the event include a

Posted on 1/23/2009 3:29:29 PM

Planetarium Program Focuses on Gamma-Ray and X-Ray Astronomy

Dr. Ken Coles, Geoscience professor, will present a free program in the IUP planetarium on January 28, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. titled “New Eyes: Gamma-Ray and X-Ray Astronomy.”

Posted on 1/23/2009 3:26:08 PM

Squonk Opera Production Features Indiana County People, History

The  Lively Arts  at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will present Squonk Opera on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. in the IUP Performing Arts Center’s Fisher Auditorium. The program is part of the Performance Plus season and celebrates the inaugural season in IUP’s Performing Arts Center. This one-time-only performance brin

Posted on 1/23/2009 2:38:59 PM

Spring Noncredit Classes Feature Arts, Crafts, Gardening, Language, More

The Office of Distance Learning and Continuing Education is offering a variety of noncredit classes for Spring 2009.

Posted on 1/23/2009 2:33:20 PM

University Museum Presents “Invisible Threads, Common Ground” Exhibition

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s  University Museum  will host “Invisible Threads, Common Ground,” an exhibition curated by Dr. Vicky A. Clark, Feb. 7 through March 21. The exhibit opens Feb. 7 with a free public reception from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition includes works by Paul Binai, Timothy Hadfield, Ad

Posted on 1/23/2009 2:12:50 PM

Foreign Film, Music Series Begins January 25

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s  Office of International Education  will offer the 2009 Foreign Film and Music Series, its third annual series, starting Jan. 25. The Indiana Theater, 637 Philadelphia St., will house the series, scheduled for Sunday evenings. The series will include six different films and l

Posted on 1/23/2009 11:57:14 AM

Master’s in Criminology to Be Offered On Line

Starting in September, students will have the opportunity to complete Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s master’s degree in  criminology  entirely online. This is IUP’s second online graduate program. “We’ve worked to develop a program that not only meets the academic standards required to prepare students for ad

Posted on 1/23/2009 11:53:29 AM

Great Decisions Program Begins with Discussion of U.S., Rising Powers

IUP’s Office of Distance Learning and Continuing Education is cosponsoring the Great Decisions Lecture Discussion Series, February 3 through March 31, 2009. Sessions will be at the Court at St. Andrew’s Village. Preregistration is required.

Posted on 1/23/2009 9:30:33 AM

Provost Scholars Announced for 2008-2009

List of Provost Scholars for Fall 2009. Requirements are being a current junior with a minimum of 45 semester hours earned at IUP and a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

Posted on 1/20/2009 8:52:37 AM

Political Commentator Brazile to Speak at King Program

Donna Brazile, political commentator, professor, author and chair of the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute,  will present the keynote address for Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative program on Jan. 29. The program, “Dawning of a New Era,”

Posted on 1/16/2009 4:20:39 PM

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