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Allard Organizes Forum on Life Histories of East Asian Objects
Dr. Francis Allard, Department of Anthropology, organized a forum at the seventy-fifth annual Society for American Archaeology meeting in St. Louis on “The Life Histories of Objects in East Asian Prehistory and History.”
Anthropologist Ford Presents Research on Lake Ontario Shore
Dr. Ben Ford, of the Anthropology Department, presented a paper titled “Changes in Perception and Perceptions of Change on the Lake Ontario Shore” at the seventy-fifth annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology.
Chiarulli Presents on Geophysical Research at Gila Archaeological Project
Dr. Beverly Chiarulli, Anthropology Department, presented a poster to the Society for American Archaeology titled “Geophysical Investigations during the Gila Archaeological Project.”
Neusius, Neusius, and Kilmarx Present on “Teaching Archaeology and Preparing Students”
At the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting, Dr. Sarah Neusius, Phil Neusius, and John Kilmarx from the Department of Anthropology presented “Teaching Archaeology and Preparing Students: Evaluating the Archaeology Track at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.”
Anthropologist Kruckman Named to MedEdPPD Advisory Board
Dr. Laurence Kruckman of the Department of Anthropology has been named a member of the MedEdPPD advisory board, a professional education, peer-reviewed website developed with the support of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Chiarulli’s Poster on Ground Penetrating Radar Included in Transportation Research Board On-Line Visual Library
“The Use of Ground Penetrating Radar for Archaeological Site Investigation in Pennsylvania and New Mexico,” prepared for the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, has been included in the conference’s on-line visual library of resources.
Cooper Presents on Nutrition and Motherhood at Society for Applied Anthropology
Dr. Elizabeth Cooper of the Anthropology Department presented a paper titled “Good Mother, Bad Mother: The Interplay of Child Nutritional Policy and Concepts of Motherhood in Malaysian Borneo” at the Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting in Merida, Mexico.
Garcia Presents on “Transnational Mexican Farmworkers and Substance Abuse Treatments”
Dr. Victor Garcia, of the Department of Anthropology, coauthored “Overcoming Obstacles One Day at a Time: Transnational Mexican Farmworkers and Substance Abuse Treatments,” presented at a presidential plenary session organized by the Society of Medical Anthropology.
Palmisano Exhibits in Spain
Susan Palmisano (Department of Art) is one of fourteen artists selected worldwide to participate in a month-long artist’s residency in Barcelona, Spain.
Briggs Presides, Presents at Cognition in Chemical Education Symposium
Dr. Michael Briggs presided at the Cognition in Chemical Education symposium at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco on March 24, 2010.
Long Presents Research at American Chemical Society National Meeting
Dr. George Long presented at the Cognition in Chemical Education symposium at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco on March 24, 2010.
McElroy Presents Teaching, Research at American Chemical Society National Meeting
Dr. Nathan McElroy of the Department of Chemistry presented a research poster and two oral presentations on teaching at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Francisco on March 22, 24, and 25, 2010.
Kincade Presents on Working with College Students to American College Personnel Association
Dr. Elizabeth A. Kincade, chair/associate professor and psychologist in the IUP Counseling Center, presented “Working with College Students: A Feminist Therapy and Practice Model” at the convention of the American College Personnel Association in Boston on March 23, 2010.
Carranza Presents on CUSP at Teaching Academic Survival Skills Conference
Carmy Carranza delivered a presentation at the Teaching Academic Survival Skills (TASS) Conference on March 22, 2010, on IUP’s College Undergraduate Success Program (CUSP).
Julian and Yerger Published in Journal of Business and Economics Research
The paper “Rural Pennsylvania Underemployment and Its Determinants” was published in the Journal of Business and Economics Research.
Yang Presents Research on Roles of Asian American Women Writers at Oxford, U.K.
Dr. Lingyan Yang presented “The Roles of Asian American Women Writers and the Increasing Empowerment of Asian American Women in the 20th Century: A Brief Asian American Women’s Literary History,” in Oxford, U.K., March 14–19, 2010.
Zhou Speaks on Photonics Technicians and Emerging Technologies
Dr. Andrew Zhou, faculty coordinator of the Electro-Optics program at IUP’s Northpointe campus, attended the American Technical Education Association’s forty-seventh national Conference on Technical Education on April 7–9, 2010, in Indianapolis.
Cercone Appointed Provost Fellow
Dr. Karen Rose Cercone, Department of Geoscience, was appointed a Provost Fellow for the 2010–2011 academic year to work on the Middle States Commission reaccreditation process for IUP.
Arpaia Reviews “Genocide Before the Holocaust”
Dr. Paul Arpaia of the Department of History reviewed Cathie Carmichael, author of Genocide before the Holocaust, for the April 2010 issue of Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries.
Botelho Publishes Article in Histoire Sociale-Social History
Dr. Lynn Botelho published an article titled “London Calling! Paul Griffith’s Lost Londons: Change, Crime, and Control in the Capital City 1550–1660 (2009),” with R. Conners in Histoire sociale-Social History (Spring 2010).
Botelho to Present on “Social History of Elite Peasants” in Belgium
Dr. Lynn Botelho of the Department of History will give a paper, as well as chair and comment on panels, at the Europe Social Science History Conference in Ghent, Belgium, on April 12–17, 2010.
Franklin-Rahkonen to Present on Finland’s Changing Image
Dr. Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen will present “The Changing Image of Finland among Finnish-Americans” at the joint conference of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study and the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies in Seattle, Wash., on April 23, 2010.
Lu to Present on “Educating Overseas Chinese Youth in the Early Cold War”
Dr. Soo Lu, Department of History, will present “‘The Youth Problem’: Educating Overseas Chinese Youth in the Early Cold War” at the meeting of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas in Singapore on May 8, 2010.
Mannard on Academic Advisory Board for “Annual Editions”
Dr. Joe Mannard of the Department of History is serving on the academic advisory board for Annual Editions: United States History: Volume I—Colonial Through Reconstruction.
Mannard Publishes on Charles White and Catholic Domesticity
Dr. Joe Mannard, Department of History, published an article entitled “Mission and Duties of Young Women: Charles White and the Promotion of Catholic Domesticity in Antebellum Baltimore” in American Catholic Studies.
Mannard to Discuss “Escaped Nun” Phenomenon
Dr. Joseph Mannard, Department of History, will deliver a paper, “The ‘Escaped Nun’ Phenomenon in Antebellum America: The Case of Olivia Neale,” at the eighth triennial Conference on the History of Women Religious—Confronting Challenges: Women Religious Respond to Change, taking place in Scranton, Pa., June 27–30, 2010.
Creighton, Glassford, and McDevitt Present at Information Communications Conference
William Creighton (Telecommunications Manager - IT Service), James Glassford (Network Operations Manager - IT Services), and Patrick McDevitt (Senior Systems Analyst - Student Affairs) will present at the 39th Annual ACUTA Conference & Exhibition on April 19th. 
Collins to Perform and Teach for Marshall University Tuba Day
IUP Music Department faculty member Dr. Zach Collins will perform and teach as a guest artist during Marshall University’s 2010 Tuba Day.
Santos, Young, and Students to Perform for Pennsylvania Music Educators Association
The IUP Saxophone Ensemble and the Bass Ensemble will perform at the 2010 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference on April 22 in Pittsburgh.
Thornton, Zanich, Dietz Present at Death Education and Counseling Conference
Dr. Gordon Thornton, Dr. Mary Lou Zanich, and alumna Dr. Sarah Dietz presented “The Atheist’s View of the Afterlife” at the annual conference of the Association for Death Education and Counseling in Kansas City.
Faculty Members Present Workshop at International Reading Association Conference
At the the International Reading Association Conference in Chicago, Drs. Anne Creany, Susan Fello, DeAnna Laverick, and Kelli Paquette, all from the Department of Professional Studies in Education, presented a workshop.
Psychology’s Newell Presents on Voice Gender Biases Face Categorization
Dr. Lisa Newell, Psychology Department, presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies held in Baltimore on March 10–14, 2010.
Smith Publishes in “Studies in American Indian Literature”
“Landscape as Narrative, Narrative as Landscape,” a coauthored paper by Theresa Smith, Department of Religious Studies, was accepted for publication by Studies in American Indian Literature.
Glisan Gives Keynote at Ohio Foreign Language Association Conference
Dr. Eileen Glisan, Department of Spanish, presented the keynote address at the annual Ohio Foreign Language Association conference in April 2010.
Glisan Presents “Actualizing Standards” Workshop at Conference on Teaching of Foreign Languages
Dr. Eileen W. Glisan, Department of Spanish, copresented a three-hour workshop at the annual Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages held in New York City in March 2010.
Zambrano-Paff Publishes on Coercive Linguistic Techniques
Dr. Marjorie Zambrano-Paff, Department of Spanish, published the article “Immigration Interpreter’s Co-construction of Defendant’s Testimony through Coercive Linguistic Techniques (Part I)” in the Spring/Fall 2009 issue of Hispanic Journal.
Chimonides Selected for Lincoln Center Director’s Lab
Assistant Professor Jason Chimonides has been selected for the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, June 15–July 6, 2010, in New York.
Gualardo Secures PA-OSHA Grant
Mr. Samuel Gualardo, director of the PA/OSHA Consultation Program, recently received an external award from the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $1,701,000 for his project, “FY2009-2010 PA/OSHA Consultation Program.”
Larkin Receives Forest Service Grant to Study Surface Coal Mine Reclamation
Dr. Jeffrey Larkin of the Department of Biology received an external award from the United States Forest Service in the amount of $359,000 for his project “Restoring Forests Using the Forest Reclamation Approach on Surface Coal Mines in Western Pennsylvania.”
 
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