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IUP News: November 2012

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IUP Recognized as “Best for Vets” by Military Times

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected as one of the nation’s “Best for Vets” colleges and universities following a national survey of more than 650 institutions. IUP is one of only 68 four year schools chosen for the recognition.

Posted on 11/28/2012 3:51:12 PM

IUP to Celebrate the Season with Annual Holiday Tree Events

Everyone's invited to celebrate the holidays with music and refreshments at the annual tree lighting and decorated tree event on Thursday, November 29, at John Sutton Hall. The celebration begins at 4 45 p.m. with the tree lighting ceremony on the East Porch.

Posted on 11/27/2012 11:17:46 AM

High-Performance Computing Will Teach Students How State-of-the-Art Numerical Simulations Are Conducted

Mathematics professors John Chrispell and Ed Donley are bringing classes in high-performance computing to IUP this spring that will allow students to learn how state-of-the-art numerical simulations—involving hundreds of thousands of equations—are conducted.

Posted on 11/21/2012 3:36:41 PM

Rebel in the Garden: Student Peter Russell Works from the Ground Up to Donate Food to the Community

Peter Russell and many other student volunteers work to keep the harvest coming late into the fall at the Indiana Community Garden. There's “something a little rebellious” about growing fresh food for your community, says Russell.

Posted on 11/19/2012 3:49:50 PM

Beadling, Undergraduate, Wins Award for Outstanding Graduate-Level Research Presentation in Diffraction and Crystallography

Rebecca Beadling, a junior majoring in chemistry and biology, won the 2012 Chung Soo Yoo Award for outstanding graduate-level research at the annual Pittsburgh Diffraction Conference, held at the Stanford Linear Accelerator National Laboratory in Menlo Park, Calif.

Posted on 11/14/2012 2:37:09 PM

Friday Is Crimson Hawks Day!

President Michael Driscoll invites everyone to wear their IUP gear this Friday and show their team spirit for the Hawks as they head into the NCAA Division II Super Region 1 Football Championships on Saturday, November 17.

Posted on 11/13/2012 11:35:43 AM

Students Mobilize for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Members of the Red Cross Club, a new student organization, in conjunction with the IUP Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, have organized a week of events to raise funds for the hurricane relief efforts.

Posted on 11/6/2012 2:56:15 PM

IUP Hotel Project Moves Forward with Developer Negotiations

IUP has entered into negotiations with DHD Hospitality, LLC, of Massachusetts, to be the developer of a hotel next to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. The hotel would be a Hilton Garden Inn franchise. It would be owned by DHD Hospitality, LLC, and operated by Gulph Creek Hotels, a company from Wayne, Pa.

Posted on 11/1/2012 10:13:29 AM