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Second Annual Folk Festival Coming to Indiana

The Northern Appalachian Folk Festival is coming back to downtown Indiana on September 4, 5, and 6, 2014, with venders, artists, workshops, theater, film, and 17 bands performing on Philadelphia Street, at the Brown Hotel, and at the Artists Hand Gallery, including Joe Gruschecky and the Houserockers.

Posted on 8/28/2014 4:31:22 PM

Appalachian Studies Conference Featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

IUP's upcoming Appalachian Studies Conference, to be held March 23-25, 2012, was the subject of a feature story in the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette on December 8, 2011.

Posted on 12/9/2011 12:00:02 PM

IUP Marcellus Shale Week Symposium

A community and university symposium about Marcellus Shale will take place November 2, 3, 4, 5, 2010, on the IUP campus and in downtown Indiana.

Posted on 10/4/2010 2:19:09 PM

Science Symposium Discusses Mountaintop Removal’s Environmental Impact

Scientists from around the country are meeting in Pittsburgh on August 1–6, 2010, for the Ecological Society of America’s annual meeting.

Posted on 8/4/2010 12:26:05 PM

Conversations on the Porch, Appalachian Summit

“Conversations on the Porch,” the 2010 Appalachian Summit, takes place August 11–13, 2010, at the Marriott Town Center in Charleston, W.V.

Posted on 8/4/2010 12:17:35 PM

Upcoming Conference Celebrating Northern Appalachia in Word and Song

Please mark your calendars now for the Center for Northern Appalachian Studies mini-conference on April 11, 2011, at California University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/2/2010 2:54:25 PM

Center for Northern Appalachian Studies to Assist in Honoring Black Civil War Soldiers

On November 5–7, 2010, Harrisburg will hold exhibitions and a reenactment of the 1865 grand review of black Civil War soldiers, which was a response to their not being invited to participate in the Grand Review of the Armies by Union soldiers following the end of the Civil War. Dr. Jim Dougherty, director of the IUP Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, will assist in the project by providing research on United States Colored Troops descendants, helping to locate soldiers’ graves, and training tour guides.

Posted on 2/15/2010 9:13:00 AM

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