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Geography and Regional Planning Department News: September 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

Geography and Regional Planning Weather Station Up and Running

The Geography and Regional Planning Department’s Weather Station webpage is back up and running. The Weather Station is located on the roof of Leonard Hall in the heart of the Oak Grove.

Posted on 9/28/2009 10:45:35 AM

Geography Alumnus Develops Award-Winning iPhone Mapping Application

IUP Geography and Regional Planning alumnus Daniel Veit recently codeveloped an iPhone application called AccuTerra, which won Apple’s award for the Best iPhone OS 3.0 Beta App at the annual Apple Design Awards session.

Posted on 9/28/2009 10:40:57 AM

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