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Geography and Regional Planning Department News: June 2009

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

Begg, Benhart, and Hoch Present to Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Geography

IUP Geography and Regional Planning faculty members Bob Begg, John Benhart, and Richard Hoch recently traveled to Bulgaria to participate in a research project funded by the European Union.

Posted on 6/18/2009 10:27:12 AM

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