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Botelho Wins Gold at World Fencing Championships

Lynn Botelho of the IUP History Department competed at the 2015 Veteran World Fencing Championships in Limoges, France. Botelho, currently ranked 22nd in the world, was part of the U.S. Women’s Foil Team that won Gold, earning the World Championship title.

Posted on 10/29/2015 9:48:17 AM

Social Studies Education/History Student Becker Receives Student Teacher Award

Katlyn Becker, Department of History and Cook Honors College, was chosen as a co-recipient of the 2015 Pennsylvania Council for Social Studies Student Teacher Award at the PCSS Conference in Harrisburg.

Posted on 10/21/2015 8:39:56 AM

Historian Whited Presents on Food History and the Environment

Tamara Whited presented “Cheese and Pastoral Ecosystems in the Western Pyrenees” at the Fifth International Conference on Food Studies, held at Virginia Tech (Sept. 18–19, 2015).

Posted on 9/28/2015 2:11:41 PM

History/Social Studies Education Alumna Valeski Receives Teaching Award

Teddi Valeski, IUP alumna, received a David Wolkowsky 2015 Teachers of Merit Award.

Posted on 9/2/2015 8:51:04 AM

Baker Discusses Her Research on Islamic Sectarianism on Persian Culture and News Site

Christine Baker’s research into the origins and development of ideas of Islamic sectarianism (and why we’re so interested in the topic) was featured on a prominent news and culture blog called Ajam MC.

Posted on 4/29/2015 8:50:22 PM

Baumler Presents On “Nationalist Fliers and Mass Propaganda” at Asian Studies National Meeting

Alan Baumler presented “Nationalist Fliers and Mass Propaganda During the War of Resistance” at the Association for Asian Studies National Meeting in Chicago, March 2015.

Posted on 4/3/2015 11:11:35 AM

IUP Public History Graduate Discovers WWII Poster Cache

Hilary Lewis Walczak, an archivist at Grove City College, discovered a locked drawer that had not been opened in about 60 years containing 175 World War II-era posters.

Posted on 3/17/2015 9:52:58 AM

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