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Biology Students Participate in Community Service Event

Twenty IUP students in Dr. Holly Travis’s Dendrology and Fundamentals of Environmental Biology classes assisted with Work Day at Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center (ELC) in Ford City on Friday, November 6, 2015.

Posted on 11/11/2015 1:48:35 PM

Simmons Gives Two Invited Talks on Biodiversity and Lyme Disease

Biology professor Tom Simmons gave platform presentations titled “Biodiversity-buffers-disease paradigm: the case for Lyme disease” at recent Pennsylvania Vector Control Association and Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology meetings.

Posted on 11/9/2015 9:42:56 PM

Undergraduate Biology and Nursing Research Students Present Research at Regional American Society for Microbiology Meeting

IUP students Kimberly Ghorm and Kara McClain presented their medical microbiology research at the Allegheny Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (ABASM) meeting on November 7.

Posted on 11/9/2015 1:35:48 PM

Six Biology Students Present Lyme Disease Workshop

Biology students Tashi Bharathan, Austin Edwards, William Gerardi, Rebecca Kruise, Sara McBride, and Victoria Stone presented “Safely Exploring the Woods in the Age of Ticks and Lyme disease” at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival on September 12, 2015.

Posted on 9/13/2015 8:13:29 PM

Three Biology Students Publish Tick Population Study

Students James Shea, Rebecca Kruise, and Michele Myers-Claypole, professor of biology Tom Simmons, and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Vector Management entomologist Mike Hutchinson published the article “Seasonal Activity, Density, and Collection Efficiency of the Blacklegged Tick (Ixodes scapularis) (Acari: Ixodidae) in Mid-Western Pennsylvania” in the Journal of Medical Entomology

Posted on 9/6/2015 10:14:05 PM

Biology Students Volunteer for Raccoon Rabies Vaccination Program

Biology undergraduates William Gerardi and Sara McBride and biology professor Tom Simmons participated in the Allegheny County Health Department’s Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination hand-baiting program on August 13, 2015.

Posted on 8/14/2015 11:47:00 AM

A Statement from Alumna Ashlee Long

Ashlee Long discusses how her success at IUP prepared her for the next stages in her career.

Posted on 5/4/2015 3:43:13 PM

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