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News: April 2010

Wheatall Wins First Place at IUP Women in Science Program

Biology graduate student Laura Wheatall won the first-place Graduate Student Award at the the fifth annual IUP Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program.

Posted on 4/20/2010 3:58:52 PM

Biology Undergraduates Win Awards at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists Meeting

Biology undergraduate students Joseph M. Rocco and Donald A. Miller won awards at the annual Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists meeting, hosted by East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, April 16–18, 2010.

Posted on 4/20/2010 3:13:24 PM

Biology Students Recognized at Undergraduate Scholars Forum

A number of Biology majors participated and were recognized in the fifth annual IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum held on Thursday, April 1, 2010.  

Posted on 4/8/2010 4:59:58 PM

Undergraduate Pre-med Major Rocco Receives Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists and NCAA Academic Awards

Joe Rocco received a $400 research award from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists, and he was named the recipient of the NCAA Elite 88 Academic Award for Division II men’s basketball.

Posted on 4/8/2010 4:50:28 PM

Larkin Receives Forest Service Grant to Study Surface Coal Mine Reclamation

Dr. Jeffrey Larkin of the Department of Biology received an external award from the United States Forest Service in the amount of $359,000 for his project “Restoring Forests Using the Forest Reclamation Approach on Surface Coal Mines in Western Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 4/8/2010 4:38:39 PM

Biology Student Questions Selected on “This Week in Virology” Podcast, Episode 68

Several questions posed by IUP virology students during a podcast aired by This Week in Virology were read and commented on by the host, Dr. Vincent Racaniello, who is an expert of molecular biology of poliovirus.  

Posted on 4/8/2010 4:33:04 PM

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