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News: April 2012

Larkin and Biology Students Participate in Reforestation Project at Flight 93 National Memorial

Biology professor Jeff Larkin took four students to participate in a volunteer project to plant 15,000 trees and shrubs at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., on April 21.

Posted on 4/25/2012 9:59:14 AM

New Field Biology Courses Offered At Pymatuning Laboratory Of Ecology

Students can earn 4 credits per course and make progress in their upper-level biology classes by taking field biology courses at Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology.

Posted on 4/19/2012 2:06:22 PM

IUP Summer Travel Course in Africa: Organizational Meeting

There will be an information session on the planned 2013 IUP summer travel course in southern Africa on Thursday, May 3, 2012. All are invited to attend.

Posted on 4/18/2012 9:59:47 AM

Miller and Villanueva are Biology Outstanding Student Award Winners

Please join the Department of Biology in congratulating Donald Miller and Hugo Villanueva, our 2012 Outstanding Student award winners!

Posted on 4/16/2012 11:53:30 AM

Department of Biology Well Represented During IUP Research Appreciation Week 2012

Numerous students and faculty gave presentations of their work, and a number of them received research awards or recognition.

Posted on 4/16/2012 11:03:06 AM

Larkin Awarded National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Funding for Implementing Guidelines for the creation of young forest habitat

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received external funding award in the amount of $133,800 from the American Bird Conservancy/National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, "Developing quality Early Successional Habitat for Golden-winged Warbler and American Woodcock".

Posted on 4/13/2012 11:42:26 AM

Larkin and Bakermans to Evaluate Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management

Jeff Larkin and Marja Bakermans, Department of Biology, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service for their project, “Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management Associated With the NRCS Golden-Winged Warbler Initiative.”

Posted on 4/13/2012 11:12:59 AM

Larkin to Discuss Reclamation of Marcellus Shale Pads

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, was invited to be a speaker at Pennsylvania State University’s Goddard Forum, Oil and Gas Development Impacts on Forested Ecosystems: Research and Management Challenges.

Posted on 4/13/2012 10:57:29 AM

Weather Cooperates for Biology Spring Picnic

Students, faculty, and staff of the Department of Biology gathered at the College Lodge on a delightful evening for our Spring 2012 picnic.

Posted on 4/4/2012 8:29:50 PM

New Rooftop HVAC Equipment Installed at Weyandt Hall

As part of the ongoing National Science Foundation-funded renovation of Weyandt Hall research spaces, new HVAC equipment recently was installed on the roof of Weyandt Hall.

Posted on 4/4/2012 6:39:49 AM

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