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IUP Delegation to Participate in Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Ten students from IUP will attend the 15th annual Appalachian Teaching Project Symposium, hosted by the Appalachian Regional Commission, on December 4 and 5, 2015.

Posted on 12/2/2015 3:29:26 PM

Carlos Barata to Kick Off Weekend of Music at Northern Appalachian Folk Festival

Carlos Barata will take the stage at the downtown Indiana Theater on Thursday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. to kick off the third annual Northern Appalachian Folk Festival.

Posted on 9/2/2015 2:37:20 PM

Seeds Club President McCormick Featured as Regional Newsmaker

Gretchen McCormick was featured in Trib Live as a regional newsmaker. A biology student, McCormick was recently awarded the IUP Women’s Senior Leadership Award for her role as the head of the SEEDS club and the coordinator of the first annual Community Seed Swap at IUP.

Posted on 4/24/2015 12:41:48 PM

Obsorn Presents Poster at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania Conference

John Osborn, a participant in the 2013 Appalachian Teaching Project, presented his awarded poster at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania Poster Conference in Harrisburg, Pa.

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:49:43 PM

Podcast of Interview on Western Pennsylvania Dialect Research

Dr. Shari Robertson, dean’s associate in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and professor of Speech-Language Pathology, and Brianna Robertson, a graduate of IUP’s Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program, recently discussed their research on the Western Pennsylvania dialect on KDKA-AM (1020) radio morning news.

Posted on 11/9/2010 11:39:23 AM

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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