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IUP News: September 2012

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Master Plan and Physical Plant Projects Update to Be Presented October 8

Everyone is invited to a presentation on the IUP facilities master plan and upcoming physical plant projects to be given at noon and again at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 8. The presentation is offered by the Division of Administration and Finance and is free and open to the community

Posted on 9/27/2012 4:11:08 PM

Upward Bound Math and Science Receives $248,000 in Funding

The IUP Upward Bound Math and Science program has received $248,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Education, with projected funding over five years of $1.24 million. Since the IUP program opened its doors in 2008, 99 students from Indiana County have participated; 65 percent have enrolled in an institution of higher education, and 40 percent have been accepted for study at IUP.

Posted on 9/25/2012 10:42:56 AM

IUP Sets Enrollment Record for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, IUP has set a total student enrollment record, with a fall 2012 enrollment of 15,379 students. Total enrollment, which comprises undergraduate and graduate students, increased by 247 students (1.6 percent) over last fall’s enrollment of 15,132.

Posted on 9/21/2012 2:59:58 PM

Student Designs Mobile Game App for Department of Energy

Katharine Uvick, a computer science major in the Robert E. Cook Honors College, is working in a virtual internship with students from across the country to design a mobile game app for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Posted on 9/20/2012 12:54:26 PM

Taking the LEED: Residential Revival Buildings Earn U.S. Green Building Certification

The eight newest student residential facilities—buildings from the recent $245 million Residential Revival—have earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification from the U.S. Green Building Certification Institute.

Posted on 9/19/2012 2:57:44 PM

How Rainy IS Indiana?

Does Indiana get more rainfall than Seattle, widely considered to be one of the rainiest cities in the country? The IUP Weather Station gives us the report.

Posted on 9/17/2012 3:54:56 PM

IUP Experts on the Issues: Professor Tom Simmons on West Nile Virus in Pennsylvania, 2012

Pennsylvania has been fortunate in having no deaths related to West Nile virus in 2012, but don’t throw away the insect repellent just yet.

Posted on 9/12/2012 12:43:01 PM

University Museum to Host Lecture Series about IUP History

Four lectures are offered this fall in conjunction with the exhibit “Through the Oak Grove: A History of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.” Lectures will be presented from September 19 through October 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the University Museum.

Posted on 9/7/2012 4:21:58 PM

September 11 Memorial Program to Be Held Tuesday: Campus and Community Invited

A memorial program will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the World Trade Center monument on campus to mark the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. The event will include a remembrance of three IUP alumni lost in the World Trade Center attacks: William Moskal '79, Donald Jones '80, and William Sugra '93.

Posted on 9/5/2012 11:37:05 AM

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