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PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee’s Annual Grant Competition for 2016–17

The PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee’s Annual Grants Competition is back for at least one more year. Due to the limited funds available at the state level for this competition year (approximately $60,000), aspects of the FPDC grants competitions have changed.

Posted on 11/16/2016 11:38:48 AM

Wacker and Knerr Receive Funding from PA Council on the Arts

Jeff Wacker, IUP Community Music School, and Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the PA Rural Arts Alliance/PA Council on the Arts for their project, "IUP Community Music School Promotion."

Posted on 11/16/2016 9:43:21 AM

2017 Scholars Forums Information Session

An information session for the Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars forums is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15, at 4:00 p.m. in the Monongahela Room at the HUB. The information session is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as any faculty members interested in participating. 

Posted on 11/9/2016 1:17:11 PM

Interdisciplinary Team of Faculty Receives Funding from National Science Foundation

An interdisciplinary team of faculty have received a funding award from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Better Preparing STEM Undergraduates for Employment: An Interdisciplinary, Problem-based Approach for Teaching and Assessing Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills.”

Posted on 10/24/2016 10:09:50 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Agriculture

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the Natural Resources Conservation Services/US Department of Agriculture for his project, “Technical Assistance for Wildlife."

Posted on 10/17/2016 1:17:29 PM

Mount, Hovan, Bradshaw, Paschold, and Wilson Receive Funding from Dominion Foundation

Greg Mount, Geoscience; Steve Hovan, Geoscience; John Bradshaw, Physics; Helmut Paschold, Safety Science; and Bob Wilson, IMAPS received a funding award from the Dominion Foundation for their project, “Carbon Cycle Measurements at the Weyandt Experimental Site.”

Posted on 10/12/2016 10:11:32 AM

Graduate Student Research Grants Competition

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce our Graduate Student Research Grants competition for academic year 2016-2017. The competition is an opportunity for IUP graduate students to request funding for research and creative projects.

Posted on 10/4/2016 3:01:08 PM

Runge Receives Funding from Intermediate Unit 1

Tim Runge, Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Intermediate Unit 1/Fayette-Greene-Washington Counties for his project, “State Wide Evaluation for PaTTAN FY2016-2017.”

Posted on 9/19/2016 3:00:44 PM

Migyanka and Knickelbein Receive Funding from State System

Joann Migyanka and Becky Knickelbein, Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, received a funding award from Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13/PASSHE for their project, “Pilot Project for Degree Completion of ASD Students.”

Posted on 9/15/2016 8:31:47 AM

2017 NSF To Hold Major Research Instrumentation Competition

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2017 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development. Due to this restriction, IUP is holding an internal competition for interested IUP faculty and staff members.

Posted on 9/7/2016 1:35:14 PM

PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in STEM

The PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics takes place on Saturday, November 5, 2016, hosted by Millersville University.

Posted on 8/31/2016 11:48:23 AM

Katchmarchi Receives Funding from National Drowning Prevention Alliance

Adam Katchmarchi, Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science, received a funding award from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance for his project, “NDPA Grad Assistant AY16/17.”

Posted on 8/10/2016 9:27:06 AM

Janetski Receives Funding from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services

David Janetski, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services/National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Wild Trout Assessment in Northwest PA.”

Posted on 8/8/2016 12:44:08 PM

Roach Receives Funding from NCAA

Steve Roach, IUP Athletics, received a funding award from the NCAA for his project, “NCAA Div II Strategic Alliance Matching Grant.”

Posted on 8/4/2016 11:48:53 AM

Travis, Janetski, and Townsend Receive Funding from Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Holly Travis and Josiah Townsend, Department of Biology, and graduate student Erin Janetski received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for their project “Western PA Water Watch.”

Posted on 8/3/2016 9:30:29 AM

Moreau Receives Funding from US Department of Defense

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Ron Moreau, Management Services Group, received a funding award from US Department of Defense/Defense Logistics Agency.

Posted on 8/1/2016 10:33:41 AM

Oblitey and Gossett Receive Funding for Cyber Catch Scholarship Program

Bill Oblitey, Department of Computer Science, and Jennifer Gossett, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, received an additional funding award from National Science Foundation for their project, “Cyber Catch Scholarship Program.”

Posted on 7/27/2016 9:35:08 AM

Chadwick and Neusius Receive Funding from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Bill Chadwick and Phil Neusius, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for their project, “Task 8 (Geomorphologist).”

Posted on 7/26/2016 12:48:16 PM

Balint Receives Funding for Academic Data Warehouse

Bill Balint, IT Services, received a funding award for his project, "EUP/IUP Academic Data Warehouse."

Posted on 7/25/2016 12:33:09 PM

Palamone Receives Funding from U.S. Small Business Administration

Tony Palamone, Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the U.S. Small Business Administration/University of Pennsylvania for his project, “Federal 2016 SBDC.”

Posted on 7/21/2016 1:31:55 PM

Larkin Receives Funding from Natural Resources Conservation Services

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received an additional funding award from Natural Resources Conservation Services for his project, “Assessing Wildlife Response to NRCS Conservation Programs.”

Posted on 7/20/2016 8:22:21 AM

Palamone Receives Funding from Department of Community and Economic Development

Tony Palamone, Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the PA Small Business Development Center/PA Department of Community and Economic Development for his project, “SWPREP 1516.”

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:58:24 PM

Larkin Receives Funding from American Bird Conservancy for Research Project

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project “Honduran Emerald Ecology and Conservation.”

Posted on 7/12/2016 2:07:40 PM

SGSR Selects First Full-Time Applied Research Lab Director

The School of Graduate Studies and Research announces the hiring of Paul Hawkins as director of the Applied Research Lab (ARL). His appointment provides an important first step towards expanding ARL services to meet the needs of faculty, students, and external clients.

Posted on 7/11/2016 2:23:36 PM

Knorr Receives Funding for Career and Technical Education Professional Development Centers

W. Barnett Knorr, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education/PA Department of Education/Bureau of Career and Technical Education for his project, “Career & Technical Education Professional Development Centers.”

Posted on 6/30/2016 10:14:32 AM

Okey and McElroy Receive Funding from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Brian Okey, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, and Nathan McElroy, Department of Chemistry, received a funding award from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County  for their project, “Beaver Run Reservoir”

Posted on 6/28/2016 2:02:36 PM

Larkin Receives Funding from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology received a funding award from US Fish and Wildlife Service for his project, "Habitat Implementation and Avian Monitoring in Pennsylvania's Golden-winged Warbler Cooperative Management Area."

Posted on 6/21/2016 8:54:13 AM

Hatfield and LaPorte Receive Funding from Indiana County Children and Youth Services

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Derek Hatfield and David LaPorte, Department of Psychology, received a funding award from Indiana County Children and Youth Services for their project, “Consultations with Indiana County CYS."

Posted on 6/2/2016 1:42:28 PM

Pesci Receives Funding from Hancock Forest Management

Louis Pesci, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from Hancock Forest Management for his project, “Driver Proficiency Training.”

Posted on 5/31/2016 9:39:37 AM

2016 Undergraduate/Graduate Scholars Forums Award Winners

The full lists of award winners from the 2016 Undergraduate Scholars Forum and 2016 Graduate Scholars Forum are now available, plus videos of all the finalists, including a special video from President Driscoll.

Posted on 4/19/2016 4:08:26 PM

Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania

Four students represented Indiana University of Pennsylvania at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania event on April 5, 2016, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The IUP students presented their award-winning projects from the 2015 IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum.

Posted on 4/7/2016 10:28:23 AM

Celebrate Research Appreciation Week at IUP: April 4–8

Help us celebrate this weeklong series of events, which highlights the spirit of innovation and collaboration shared by all disciplines, and recognizes the contributions that IUP original research and scholarship make to the region and world. The schedule of events is now available.

Posted on 3/16/2016 1:41:15 PM

Masilela and Staples Receive Continued Funding for Upward Bound Project

Calvin Masilela and Hillary Staples, Upward Bound Math and Science, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for their project, “Upward Bound Math and Science.”

Posted on 12/3/2015 8:26:08 AM

Masilela Receives Continued Funding for McNair Project

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Calvin Masilela, Geography and Regional Planning, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Ronald E. McNair.”

Posted on 12/3/2015 8:20:01 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from American Bird Conservancy

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Migratory Connectivity of Wintering Golden-Winged Warblers.”

Posted on 11/13/2015 3:35:45 PM

Cookus and Anderson Receive Funding from Casey Foundation

John Cookus and John Anderson, Department of Sociology and Administration & Leadership Studies Research & Training Center, received a funding award from the Annie E. Casey Foundation for their project, “A Juvenile Justice System Specialist to Interact with the Casey Staff.”

Posted on 11/13/2015 2:26:21 PM

2016 NSF to Hold Major Research Instrumentation Competition

The National Science Foundation is holding its Major Research Instrumentation program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development.

Posted on 10/26/2015 11:49:23 AM

Pesci and Grim Receive Funding for Highway Safety Project

Louis Pesci and Jeff Grim, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for their project, “IUP Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 10/15/2015 2:31:06 PM

Runge Receives Funding for Safe Schools/Healthy Students Project

Tim Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/PaTTAN for his project, “Safe Schools / Healthy Students.”

Posted on 10/14/2015 1:30:13 PM

Andrei Receives Funding Award from PACTEC

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference (PACTEC) Conference Committee for conference coordination.

Posted on 10/14/2015 1:19:44 PM

Anderson Receives Grant from PA Commission on Crime

John Anderson, director of the Administrative Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”

Posted on 10/14/2015 1:11:53 PM

Wilson Receives Funding for Mine Mapping Project

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for his project, “Scanning and Digitization of PA Mine Maps.”

Posted on 10/8/2015 11:34:55 AM

Luetkehans and Petrucci Receive Funding Award from the U.S. Department of State

Lara Luetkehans, dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, and Michele Petrucci, director of the American Language Institute, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs/International Research and Exchange Board for their project, “International Leaders in Education Host University.”

Posted on 9/21/2015 1:49:43 PM

Pesci, Oblak and Grim Receive Funding Award from U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Louis Pesci, Jill Oblak and Jeff Grim, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for their project, “Indiana County PA Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Program.”

Posted on 9/21/2015 9:02:39 AM

Kovaleski Receives Funding Award from Adelphoi Education

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Evaluation and Assessment.”

Posted on 9/15/2015 8:19:46 AM

Jones Receives Funding from United Way of Indiana County

Brian Jones, Department of Theater and Dance, received a funding award from United Way of Indiana County for his project, “Footlight Players' Registration Fees.”

Posted on 9/15/2015 8:13:53 AM

Garcia Receives Grant from NIH/Prevention Research Center

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the National Institutes of Health/Prevention Research Center for his project, “Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant.”

Posted on 9/15/2015 8:09:04 AM

Bonach Invited Speaker at International Summit and Training on Violence and Trauma Across the Lifespan

Kathryn Bonach presented her original research on August 23– 26, 2015, in San Diego, California. The summit is an in-depth exchange of current information on all facets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention, and research.

Posted on 9/2/2015 10:08:22 AM

Ford and Neusius Receive Funding from National Park Service

Ben Ford and Phlllip Neusius, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the National Park Service for their project, “Fort Necessity Archaeological Overview and Assessment.”

Posted on 9/2/2015 8:35:33 AM

Graduate Student Research Support and Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research encourages and supports student research. Learn more about the resources available to graduate students.

Posted on 9/1/2015 2:54:54 PM

McGinnis and Derry Receive Funding Award from Rivers of Steel

Chris McGinnis and Sean Derry, Department of Art, received a funding award for their project, “Rivers of Steel.”

Posted on 8/26/2015 8:48:06 AM

Wilson Receives Funding from U.S. Geological Survey

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a funding award from the U.S. Geological Survey for his project, “Improving Stream Network in PA.”

Posted on 8/25/2015 2:38:38 PM

Geoscience’s Lewis Awarded NSF Grant to Enhance STEM Diversity and Training

Jon Lewis will serve as the principal investigator along with co-PI Sharon Cooper from Ocean Leadership in Washington, D.C. in a one-year proof-of-concept project called STEMSEAS (STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships).

Posted on 8/22/2015 9:49:12 AM

Black Receives Funding from Indiana Headstart

Lynann Black, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Indiana County Headstart for her project “Mental Health Evaluation.”

Posted on 8/20/2015 10:38:07 AM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Receive Funding Award

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Tim Runge and Mark Staskiewicz, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for their project, “Statewide Evaluation of PaTTAN FY1516.”

Posted on 8/11/2015 2:02:36 PM

Moreau Receives Funds for Government Contracting Assistance Program

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Ron Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received continued funding from the U.S. Department of Defense/Defense Logistics Agency for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program FY1516.”

Posted on 8/11/2015 1:55:01 PM

Migyanka Receives Funding for Autism Services

Joann Migyanka, of the Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education and Disability Services, received a $5,000 funding award  from Western Psychiatric Institute of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside for her project, "Autism Service, Education, Resources, Training (ASERT) Collaborative 2015-2016."

Posted on 8/5/2015 12:56:56 PM

Anderson and Zimmerman Receive PennDOT Funding

John Anderson and Sherri Zimmerman, Administrative Leadership Studies Training and Research Center, received a funding award from PennDOT for their project, “DBE Methodology and Goal.”

Posted on 6/26/2015 9:54:24 AM

Kenning Receives Funding Award from Department of Energy

Gregory Kenning, Department of Physics, received a funding award from the United States Department of Energy, in cooperation with University of Texas-Austin, for year one of his project, “Phase Transitions in Mesoscopic Systems.”

Posted on 6/26/2015 8:31:54 AM

Taylor Receives NSF Funding Award for Research on Alaskan Trilobite Faunas

John Taylor, Department of Geoscience, received a funding award from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Biostratigraphic and Paleogeographic Utility of Cambrian-Ordovician Triolobite Faunas in Alaska.”

Posted on 6/26/2015 8:25:34 AM

Anderson Receives Funding from Pa. Commission on Crime

John Anderson, director of the Administrative Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”

Posted on 6/17/2015 2:52:09 PM

Knorr Receives Funding for Career and Technical Education Center

Barney Knorr, director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a grant from the Carl Perkins Vocational Technology Education/PA Department of Education for his project “Career & Technical Education Professional Development Centers.”

Posted on 6/17/2015 9:09:11 AM

Neusius Receives Funding from PennDOT

Phillip Neusius, director of Archaeological Services, received a funding award from PennDOT for his project, “Task 8-Geomorphologist.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:46:00 PM

Okey and McElroy Receive Funding Award for Beaver Run Reservoir Project

Brian Okey, Department of Geography & Regional Planning, and Nathan McElroy, Department of Chemistry, received a funding award from the Municipal authority of Westmoreland County for their project, “Beaver Run Reservoir Project.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:37:51 PM

Tyree and Larkin Receive Flight 93 Reforestation Funding

Michael Tyree and Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation for their project, “Flight 93 Restoration Project.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:13:24 PM

Alarcon and Sharp Receive Funding from Indiana Area School District

Francisco Alarcon and Brian Sharp, Department of Mathematics, received a funding award from the Indiana Area School District for their project, “IUP HomePlate: Indiana Technology Innovators (ITI).”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:09:20 PM

Oblak and Pesci Receiving Emergency Response Training Funding

Louis Pesci and Jill Oblak, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from NRG Energy, Inc. for their project, “Emergency Response Training.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:06:43 PM

Thirteen Faculty Receive FPDC Grants—More Than $117,000 Awarded

IUP faculty achieved the highest award rate in this Pennsylvania State System-sponsored grant competition.

Posted on 6/11/2015 9:42:31 AM

Bonach and Hysock-Witham Present on Ways to Better Serve Child Sexual Assault Victims and Families

Kathryn Bonach and Dana Hysock-Witham presented their original research, titled Exploring Collaboration between Children’s Advocacy Centers and Rape Crisis Centers,” at the annual National Children’s Alliance Leadership Conference, May 31–June 3, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 6/5/2015 9:17:03 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, for his project “Assessing Wildlife Response to NRCS Conservation Programs Targeting Early Successional Habitats.”

Posted on 4/29/2015 10:13:54 AM

McGowan Receives Consultation Funding from Adelphoi Education

Mark McGowan, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Consultation for Adelphoi Education, Inc.”

Posted on 4/29/2015 10:08:24 AM

Bowers Receives Funding from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning for her project, “IUP Early Childhood Education Degree Coursework Alignment with the PA Core Knowledge Competencies for Early Childhood and School-age Professionals.”

Posted on 4/29/2015 9:56:55 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from the American Bird Conservancy

Jeffery Larkin received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Monitoring Golden Winged Warblers Response to Habitat Management.”

Posted on 4/16/2015 9:25:28 AM

Palamone Receives Funding Award from PA Small Business Development Center

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the PA Small Business Development Center for his project, “SW Prep 14-15.”

Posted on 4/16/2015 9:17:53 AM

Awards Presented During Research Appreciation Week 2015

Award winners chosen for Research Appreciation Week 2015.

Posted on 4/13/2015 9:21:10 AM

Important Export Control Information for Traveling and Teaching Abroad or Working with Controlled Technologies

The U.S. government regulates the international and domestic transfer of certain kinds of information, goods, and technology that it considers strategically important to national security. If you are traveling abroad, teaching abroad, or working with controlled technologies, make sure you understand the law and the steps you have to take as an employee.

Posted on 4/10/2015 1:50:00 PM

Student Research Showcased at Graduate Scholars Forum [Video]

The IUP Graduate Scholars Forum was held on April 8, 2015 at the Hadley Union Building. The poster session featured 50 stellar examples of student research. In this video, student correspondent Patrick asks students about their research, what they learned, and their favorite part of the process.

Posted on 4/8/2015 4:01:35 PM

Neusius Receives PennDOT Funding

Phillip Neusius, director of Archaeological Services, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “Task 9: PHAST.”

Posted on 3/19/2015 3:13:13 PM

Wasileski Receives Funding from Center for Rural PA

Gabriela Wasilkeski, Department of Criminology, received a funding award from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania for her project, “Domestic Violence Cases in Rural PA.”

Posted on 2/27/2015 8:52:57 AM

Janetski Receives Funding from Great Lakes Fishery Trust

David Janetski, Department of Biology, received a funding award from Great Lakes Fishery Trust/Grand Valley State University for his project, “Yellow Perch Stock Assessment in Drowned River Mouth Lakes and Nearshore Lake Michigan.”

Posted on 2/5/2015 3:42:31 PM

Ford and Neusius Receive Funding from the National Park Service

Ben Ford and Phil Neusius, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the National Park Service/Chesapeake Watershed Ecosystem Studies for their project, “Fort Necessity National Battlefield.”

Posted on 2/4/2015 10:35:49 AM

New Opportunity for Graduate Student Research Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research can help with graduate student publication costs.

Posted on 2/3/2015 1:14:17 PM

Undergraduate Student Research Funding Expanded

The School of Graduate Studies and Research now offers funding for undergraduate student professional development and publication costs.

Posted on 2/3/2015 1:09:21 PM

Giever and Marcantino Receive Funding for Constables Training

Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, and Michael Marcantino, Criminal Justice Training Center, received a funding award for their project, “Constables Training Project.”

Posted on 1/28/2015 11:33:39 AM

Oblak and Pesci Receive Funding from Rosebud Mining

Jill Oblak and Louis Pesci, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from Rosebud Mining for their project, “Emergency Services Training Rosebud Mining.”

Posted on 1/23/2015 9:28:44 AM

Anderson and Zimmerman Receive Funding from PA Turnpike Commission

John Anderson and Sherri Zimmerman, Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for their project, “Workplan for the PA Turnpike Commission.”

Posted on 1/23/2015 9:18:55 AM

Anderson Receives Funding from PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency

John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”

Posted on 1/23/2015 9:08:54 AM

Stocker Receives Funding from Western PA Conservancy

Russell Stocker, Department of Mathematics, received a funding award from the Western PA Conservancy for his project, “Consultant for Analysis of Avian Bird Count Data.”

Posted on 1/22/2015 10:31:41 AM

Campbell Receives Funding from AICDAC

Douglas Campbell, University Police, received a funding award from AICDAC (Armstrong-Indiana Country Drug and Alcohol Commission) for his project, “AICDAC STOP Act Grant 14-15.”

Posted on 1/22/2015 10:24:03 AM

Andrei Receives Funding for PACTEC Conference Coordination

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference (PACTEC) Committee for her project, “PACTEC Conference Coordination.”

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:19:33 AM

Neusius Receives Funding for PennDOT Project

Philip Neusius, Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Director of Archaeological Services, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “PennDOT Task 8.”

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:12:22 AM

Kopczyk Receives WednetPA Funding

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received a funding award from Penn College of Technology for her project, “WEDnetPA Job Training Program.”

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:02:39 AM

Wiki for Internship Agreements

A new Wiki is available to enable IUP faculty to discuss internship agreements.

Posted on 1/20/2015 2:53:38 PM

Knight Receives Funding from Local School District

Laura Knight, Department of Psychology, received a funding award from the Purchase Line School District for her project, “Counseling and Consultation Services to Purchase Line School District.”

Posted on 12/5/2014 11:27:10 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Delivery Farm Bill Programs Supporting Bog Turtle and Golden-Winged Warbler in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 12/3/2014 2:25:32 PM

Seybold Receives Funding from Produce for Better Health Foundation

Jodie Seybold, Department of Food and Nutrition, received a funding award from Produce for Better Health Foundation for her project, “Store Tour Training Grant.”

Posted on 12/3/2014 8:18:23 AM

Masilela Receives Additional Funding for UBMS

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received an additional funding award of from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS).”

Posted on 11/5/2014 3:29:04 PM

Jenkins Receives 2014-2015 Act 101 Funding

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received external funding from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency for two Act 101 projects administered on the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses.

Posted on 11/3/2014 1:55:08 PM

Pesci Receives Highway Safety Funding

Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 10/30/2014 11:15:33 AM

Wacker Receives Funding for IUP Community Music School

Jeff Wacker, coordinator of Arts-in-Education Services and director of the IUP Community Music School, recently received two funding awards.

Posted on 10/24/2014 10:33:01 AM

Masilela Receives Additional Funding for McNair Project

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received an additional funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Indiana University of Pennsylvania Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.”

Posted on 10/23/2014 3:28:45 PM

Migyanka Receives Funding for Training Series

Joann Migyanka, Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism, Western Region Autism Services, Resources, Education and Training Center, for her project, “ACT and ASPIRE Training Series 2014-2015.”

Posted on 10/21/2014 2:16:49 PM

Runge Receives Safe Schools-Healthy Students Grant

Timothy Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from PaTTAN (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network) for his project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 10/21/2014 2:11:59 PM

2015 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Competition

This National Science Foundation competition limits institutions to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one for instrument development. Because of this restriction, IUP is holding an internal competition for interested faculty and staff.

Posted on 10/21/2014 10:11:32 AM

Larkin Funded for Golden Winged Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Golden Winged Warbler Breeding Ground Coordinator.”

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:02:21 AM

Knerr Receives Funding for 2014-15 Lively Arts

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2014-2015.”

Posted on 10/20/2014 10:57:25 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from USDA NRCS

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service for his project, “Technical Assistance for Wildlife Including but Not Limited to Golden Wing Warbler and Bog Turtle.”

Posted on 10/8/2014 8:33:00 AM

Gualardo Secures 2014-15 PA-OSHA Consultation Funding

Samuel Gualardo, director of the Pennsylvania-OSHA Consultation Program, received a funding award for his project, “FY14-15 Consultation Program.”

Posted on 10/8/2014 8:19:21 AM

Anderson Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

John Anderson, Department of Sociology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for his project, “Maintenance Activity Training (MAT) for Asphalt Joint/Crack Sealing.”

Posted on 9/29/2014 8:49:26 AM

Undergraduate Student Research Activities and Support

IUP encourages and supports undergraduate students who are interested in presenting and publishing their research.

Posted on 9/26/2014 3:11:38 PM

Slagley, Hovan, Liu, Bradshaw, and Wilson Receive Funding for Shale Gas Studies

Jeremy Slagley, Steve Hovan, Zhongwei Liu, John Bradshaw, and Bob Wilson received a funding award from Dominion Foundation for their project, “An Integrative Research and Teaching Experience in Shale Gas Studies.”

Posted on 9/22/2014 11:00:58 AM

PI Academy Opportunity

The IUP Research Institute is pleased to announce a new research-related initiative at IUP: the PI Mentorship Academy.

Posted on 9/18/2014 2:11:58 PM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Awarded PaTTAN Funding

Timothy Runge and Mark Staskiewicz, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from PaTTAN for their project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 8/26/2014 4:21:22 PM

Hanauer Receives Funding Award From Howard Hughes Medical Institute

David Hanauer, Department of English, received a funding award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his project, “HHMI Program Evaluator and Assessment Coordinator.”

Posted on 8/22/2014 4:07:54 PM

Poole Funded for Work with Community-based Development Project

Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from East Tennessee State University for her project, “IUP Appalachian Teaching Project.”

Posted on 7/18/2014 11:39:32 AM

Ford Receives Grant from Regional Science Consortium

Benjamin Ford, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the Regional Science Consortium for his project, “Lake Erie Prehistory and Geology Project.”

Posted on 7/7/2014 8:40:34 AM

Okey Awarded Funding for Beaver Run Reservoir Study

Brian Okey, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received a funding award from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County for his project, “Beaver Run Reservoir.”

Posted on 7/7/2014 8:36:53 AM

Blood Receives Funding from Costume Society of America

Janet Blood, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding award from the Costume Society of America for her project, “College and University Collection Care Grant.·

Posted on 7/7/2014 8:32:00 AM

Larkin Receives Funding Award from Invest-Honduras

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from MCA-Honduras/Invest-Honduras for his project, “Bio-Diversity and Ecosystem Evaluation in the Agalta Valley for Protection of the Emerald Hummingbird.”

Posted on 7/3/2014 1:18:47 PM

Moreau Receives Funding for Government Contracting Assistance

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received a funding award from the Defense Logistics Agency for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) FY14-15.”

Posted on 7/3/2014 1:14:15 PM

Palamone Receives Funding Award from U.S. Small Business Administration

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for his project, “SBDC - Federal FY 2014.”

Posted on 7/3/2014 1:08:41 PM

McGinnis and Derry Receive Funding from Rivers of Steel

Christopher McGinnis and Sean Derry, Department of Art, received a funding award from Rivers of Steel for their project, “Best Practices in Art Programming and Development Plan.”

Posted on 6/26/2014 11:44:42 AM

Ford Receives Funding for Geophysical Survey

Benjamin Ford, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the Toomey Foundation for Natural Sciences for his project, “Integration of Geophysical Survey and Archaeology at Carleton Island, NY.”

Posted on 6/25/2014 11:53:00 AM

Larkin Receives More Funding for Golden-Winged Warbler Research

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services for his project, “Expanding Golden-Winged Warbler Conservation in the El Jaguar-Volcan Yali Corridor and Beyond.”

Posted on 6/25/2014 11:24:54 AM

Jenkins and Johnson Receive Funding for Promise Plus

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, and Shirley Johnson, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received a funding award from Heinz Endowments for their project, “Promise Plus.”

Posted on 6/25/2014 9:59:33 AM

Larkin Receives Forest Management Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for his project, “CERW Forest Management and Fledgling Survival.”

Posted on 5/28/2014 9:03:48 AM

Student Research Forums Provide Learning-in-Action

IUP’s Research Appreciation Week was a great success. The Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums help students grow and develop in their majors by allowing them to do independent research and then present their works in a public venue.

Posted on 5/19/2014 11:48:18 AM

Anderson Receives Funding Award from Luzerne County

John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from Luzerne County for his project, “Luzerne County Juvenile Court System Strategic Planning Sessions.”

Posted on 4/29/2014 8:01:52 AM

2013–2014 Faculty Professional Development Council Awards Announced

The Faculty Professional Development Council committee announces the 2013–2014 Annual Grant and the 2013–2014 Innovation in Teaching and Improvement in Student Learning Outcomes funding awards from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Posted on 4/22/2014 3:47:58 PM

Online Animal Care and Use Ethics Training Now Available

The IUP Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee announces that online Animal Care and Use training is now available to the IUP community, free of charge.

Posted on 4/17/2014 10:37:51 AM

Palamone Receives Funding for Small Business Development

Anthony Palamone, Director of the Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Posted on 4/16/2014 11:43:34 AM

Larkin Awarded Additional Funds for Golden-Wingled Warbler Research

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received additional funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Service for his project, “Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management.”

Posted on 4/15/2014 2:02:08 PM

Awards Presented at 2014 Research Awards Luncheon

IUP faculty, staff, and graduate students were recognized at the 2014 Research Awards Luncheon, held during Research Appreciation Week.

Posted on 4/14/2014 10:42:44 AM

Student Awardees from the 2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums

The student award winners from the 2014 Undergraduate Scholars Forum and Graduate Scholars Forum are announced.

Posted on 4/14/2014 10:35:06 AM

Hanauer Article is Editor’s Choice in “Science” Journal

David Hanauer, Department of English,  and co-author Erin Dolan (University of Georgia) recently published a journal article in CBE-Life Sciences Education, “The Project Ownership Survey: Measuring Differences in Scientific Inquiry Experiences.”

Posted on 4/1/2014 9:26:03 AM

Two IUP Students Present at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol

IUP students Franklinn Alexander and David Watkins presented their research posters at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania Conference on March 11, 2014.

Posted on 3/27/2014 9:28:29 AM

Zacur Receives Firearms Training Contract Award

David Zacur, Criminal Justice Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “Firearms Training Simulator System.”

Posted on 3/14/2014 8:42:39 AM

Anderson Awarded Grant from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

John Anderson, director of the Administrative Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “IUP Research and Evaluation Project for PCCD.”

Posted on 3/13/2014 2:26:01 PM

Kim Receives Funding from Japan Foundation

Yongtaek Kim, Department of Foreign Languages, received two funding awards: (1) Institutional Project Support Small Grant Program from Japan Foundation, New York, and (2) Salary Assistant Grant for Japanese-Language Courses from Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.

Posted on 3/13/2014 2:16:42 PM

Anderson Awarded Funding for Police Training

John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Susquehanna Police Department for his project, “Susquehanna Township Police Department.”

Posted on 2/28/2014 3:05:36 PM

McHugh Awarded Funding from American Psychological Association

Maureen McHugh, Department of Psychology, received a funding award from the American Psychological Association for her project, “Conference: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Schools.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 11:19:01 AM

Vick Receives Funding for Research on Rural Pennsylvania Health Workforce

Brandon Vick, Department of Economics, received a funding award from the Center for Rural PA for his project, “Assessing the Potential for Health Workforce Supply Shortages in Rural Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 11:12:38 AM

Knerr Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Professional Development and Consulting 2014.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 11:06:29 AM

Zhou Receives Funding for Electro-Optics Program

Andy Zhou, Department of Physics, received a funding award from the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education for his project, “Dedicated High School Recruiter for the Electro-Optics and Laser Engineering Technology Program at IUP.”

Posted on 2/11/2014 11:39:53 AM

Rieg Awarded Funding from National Educators Association

Sue Rieg, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received a grant from the National Educators Association for her project, “Building the BRIDGE: Building Relationships for Innovation, Development, and Growth in Education.”

Posted on 2/11/2014 11:35:52 AM

Runge Receives Funding for Training from PaTTAN

Timothy Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from PaTTAN for his project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 1/23/2014 8:27:21 AM

Wick Receives Funding Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Harrison Wick, IUP Libraries, received a funding award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his project, “Preserving the Coffman Photograph Collection in Museum and Archival Collections at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 1/16/2014 4:20:02 PM

Knight Receives Funding to Provide Services to Purchase Line School District

Laura Knight, Department of Psychology, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for her project, “Counseling and Consultation Services to Purchase Lind School District.”

Posted on 1/16/2014 8:38:47 AM

Oblak Receives Funding Award from Rosebud Mining

Jill Oblak, Highway Safety Center, received an external funding award from Rosebud Mining for her project, “Emergency Services Training - Rosebud Mining.”

Posted on 1/15/2014 11:37:43 AM

Reminder: FPDC Innovation in Teaching and Student Learning Outcomes Grant Opportunity

Faculty may apply for grants up to $10,000 to support their innovations in teaching and improvement of student learning outcomes initiatives.

Posted on 1/13/2014 1:47:29 PM

Clutter Receives Funding from AICDAC

Samuel Clutter, director of Public Safety, received a funding award from AICDAC (Armstrong-Indiana County Drug and Alcohol Commission) for his project, “AICDAC STOP Act Grant 13-14.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 11:06:32 AM

Larkin Receives Additional Funding for Golden-Winged Warblers Project

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Implementing Conservation Practices to Create Young Forest Habitat for Golden-Winged Warblers on Private Lands in Maryland and Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 10:15:12 AM

Hood Receives Funding for University Museum

Michael Hood, College of Fine Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance for his project, “University Museum Program Stream 2013–2014.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 9:21:19 AM

Bowers Receives Continued Funding for IUP CCAMPIS Project

Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding awardfrom the U.S. Department of Education for her project, “IUP CCAMPIS Project.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 9:15:10 AM

Kopczyk Secures Continued Funding for WEDnet Program

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received a funding award from the Penn College of Technology for her project, “WEDnet PA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 9:03:03 AM

New Faculty Professional Development Council Annual Grants Competition #2

Faculty may apply for grants up to $10,000 to support their innovations in teaching and improvement of student learning outcomes. 

Posted on 12/9/2013 9:30:06 AM

Kovaleski Receives Grant from Adelphoi Education

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a grant from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Adelphoi Education Assessment and Intervention 2013-2014.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 11:48:40 AM

Jenkins Receives ACT101 Funding for 2013–2014

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received two funding awards from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency for his projects, “ACT101 13-14-Indiana” and “ACT101 13-14-Punxy.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 9:37:57 AM

Andrei Receives Funding for PACTEC Conference

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the PACTEC Conference Committee for her project, “PACTEC Conference Coordination.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 9:32:39 AM

Chiarulli Receives Continuing Funding from PennDOT

Beverly Chiarulli, Archaeological Services, received continued funding from PennDOT for her project, “PennDOT Task 7.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 8:35:31 AM

Anderson Receives Funding for Restaurant Evaluation Tool

John Anderson, Department of Sociology, received a grant from Utipp, LLC for his project, “Electronic Restaurant Experience Evaluation and Management Tool.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 8:29:05 AM

2013-2014 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant Opportunity

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2013–2014 Major Research Instrumentation program competition.

Posted on 10/31/2013 1:32:02 PM

PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee Annual Grants Competition

Faculty may apply for up to $10,000 to support their research, teaching, and professional development.

Posted on 10/30/2013 8:44:27 AM

Larkin Awarded Funding from National Resources Conservation Services

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from National Resources Conservation Services for his project, “NRCS Partnership for Working Lands for Wildlife.”

Posted on 10/29/2013 11:42:35 AM

Gualardo Awarded PA-OSHA Consultation Funding

Samuel Gualardo, director of the PA-OSHA Consultation Program, received a funding award in the amount of $599,066 from the U.S. Department of Labor for his project, "FY13-14 PA OSHA Consultation Program."

Posted on 10/22/2013 11:45:54 AM

Sesti Awarded Funding for Alcohol Abuse Project

Ann Sesti, Center for Health and Well-Being, received a funding award in the amount of $39,997.75 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for her project, "Under Age and Dangerous Drinking 2013-2015."

Posted on 10/22/2013 9:22:44 AM

Wilson Receives Continuing Funding for Mine Mapping

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for his project, “DEP Mine Map Grant 2013–2016.”

Posted on 10/11/2013 3:20:41 PM

Knerr and Wacker Receive Arts in Education Funding

Hank Knerr and Jeff Wacker, Lively Arts and ArtsPath, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for their project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2013–2014.”

Posted on 10/10/2013 10:46:07 AM

Wisnieski Receives PASSHE Grant for ExcEL Center

Joette Wisnieski, Department of Management and director, Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership Center, received a grant from PASSHE for her project, “PASSHE – Entrepreneurial Leadership Centers.”

Posted on 10/10/2013 10:20:43 AM

PI Handbook for External Grants and Contracts Now Available

A new PI Handbook for External Grants and Contracts is now available to assist faculty and staff engaged in externally-funded projects.

Posted on 10/9/2013 10:32:33 AM

Larkin and Duchamp Awarded Woodrat Monitoring Funds for Student Researcher

Jeff Larkin and Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Game Commission for their project, “Monitoring the Response of Allegheny Woodrat Populations to Habitat Management Strategies in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 10/8/2013 11:27:47 AM

Masilela Awarded Funding for McNair Scholars Program

Calvin Masilela, Geography and Regional Planning, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Indiana University of Pennsylvania Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.”

Posted on 10/8/2013 11:06:57 AM

Masilela’s Funding for Upward Bound Math and Science Continues

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS).”

Posted on 10/7/2013 1:33:26 PM

Migyanka Awarded Funding for ACT and ASPIRE Training Series

Joann Migyanka, Special Education and Clinical Services, received a grant from the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC for her project, “ACT and ASPIRE Training Series (2013-2014).”

Posted on 9/30/2013 2:04:05 PM

Neusius Receives PennDOT Funding Award

Phillip Neusius, director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from PennDOT for his project, “Task 6: Conduct Cultural Resource Assessments Statewide.”

Posted on 9/30/2013 1:58:33 PM

How to Recruit Graduate Students Workshop: September 27

The fifth annual "How to Recruit Graduate Students" workshop will be held on Friday, September 27, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in G98 Wallwork Hall. 

Posted on 9/23/2013 8:15:51 AM

Brochetti Awarded Continued Funding for New Choices

Lisa Brochetti, Director of New Choices Career Development Services, received a grant from PA Women Work for her project, “New Choices Career Development.”

Posted on 9/16/2013 2:54:45 PM

Poole Receives Appalachian Teaching Project Award

Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from East Tennessee University for her project, “IUP Appalachian Teaching Project.”

Posted on 9/12/2013 9:02:05 AM

Black Receives Funding from Indiana County Headstart

Lynanne Black, Educational and School Psychology, received a grant from the Indiana County Headstart for her project, “Mental Health Consultation Services.”

Posted on 9/6/2013 1:38:41 PM

Zhou Receives Continued Funding for Optics and Photonics Education Project

Andy Zhou, Department of Physics, received a funding award in the amount of $20,000 from the University of Central Florida for his project, “OP-TEC/NSF ATE Subgrant (Years 8, 9, 10).”

Posted on 9/6/2013 1:22:34 PM

Runge Receives Funding for Behavior Intervention in Schools Project

Timothy Runge, director of the Child Study Center, received a grant from PaTTAN for his project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 8/19/2013 2:19:39 PM

Anderson Project Receives PennDOT Funding

John Anderson, director of the Administrative and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a grant from PennDOT for his project, “Maintenance Training and Coordination Services.”

Posted on 8/19/2013 2:11:32 PM

Palamone Receives Small Business Developing Center Funding

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received funding for his project, “PA SBDC - Federal SBA.”

Posted on 8/19/2013 1:59:47 PM

President’s Advancing Grantsmanship Awards: Important Changes for 2013–2014

The President's Advancing Grantsmanship Award Program incentivizes and recognizes faculty who submit grant or contract proposals to external (non-IUP) entities by providing $2,500 awards to qualifying faculty.

Posted on 8/19/2013 11:15:27 AM

Moreau Receives 2013–2014 Funding for Government Contracting Assistance Program

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received continued funding for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) FY-13.”

Posted on 8/13/2013 3:30:06 PM

Taylor Studying Utility of Cambrian-Ordovician Trilobite Faunas

John Taylor, Department of Geoscience, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Biostratigraphic and Paleogeographic Utility of Cambrian-Ordovician Trilobite Faunas in Alaska."

Posted on 7/22/2013 11:31:22 AM

Fiddner Receives Funding for Security Project

Dighton Fiddner, Political Science, received a grant from the IBM Center for the Business of Government for his project, "IBM Center for The Business of Government: Managing Risks and Responding to Threats in Today's Security Environment."

Posted on 7/18/2013 9:09:50 AM

Kuo and Adkins Receive Scholarship Funding Award from National Science Foundation

Yu-Ju Kuo and Rick Adkins, Department of Mathematics, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, "Scholarships—Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM)."

Posted on 7/17/2013 3:27:44 PM

Black Receives Evergreen Boys and Girls Club Funding

Lynanne Black, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from the ARIN Intermediate Unit for her project, "Evergreen Boys & Girls Club Cohorts 5, 6, 6A."

Posted on 7/17/2013 11:21:51 AM

Wilson Receives IMAPS Funding

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety (IMAPS), received a grant from the Marcellus Shale Coalition.

Posted on 6/20/2013 10:33:53 AM

Knorr Secures Continued Funding for the Career and Technical Education

Barnett Knorr, director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the project, “Career and technical Education Professional Development Centers.”

Posted on 6/20/2013 10:20:09 AM

Palamone Receives Continued Funding for Small Business Development Center

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Posted on 6/13/2013 9:13:19 AM

Townsend Receives Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Josiah Townsend, Department of Biology, in collaboration with PASO Pacifico, received a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the project “Amphibians in Decline.”

Posted on 6/12/2013 11:46:20 AM

Summer Workshops for Graduate Students

This summer, the School of Graduate Studies and Research will sponsor two workshops designed especially for graduate students: Thesis/Dissertation Format Workshop and Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students.

Posted on 6/10/2013 3:27:45 PM

Larkin Receives Additional Funding for Golden-Winged Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Golden-Winged Warbler Breeding and Habitat Coordination.”

Posted on 5/14/2013 3:25:47 PM

Faculty and Staff Awards Presented at Annual Luncheon

IUP faculty and staff members received Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Research, and School of Graduate Studies and Research/Research Institute Awards for Outstanding Commitment to Sponsored Projects, on April 1, 2013.

Posted on 4/11/2013 1:59:37 PM

Student Awardees from Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums

The School of Graduate Studies and Research, and the faculty sponsors of the forums, announce the winners of the Undergraduate Scholars Award and the Graduate Scholars Forum Award for 2013.

Posted on 4/5/2013 11:14:01 AM

Students Represent IUP at 2013 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol

John Kamau (Biology) and Bridgett Ryan (Early Childhood/Special Education) represented IUP at the 2013 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol event on March 19, 2013.

Posted on 3/21/2013 1:57:20 PM

Important Notice Regarding School of Graduate Studies Implementation of iTHenticate

The School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR) will now utilize software to check for plagiarism in theses and dissertations submitted to the SGSR. Plagiarism is defined in the IUP Academic Integrity Policy in section II.A.3.

Posted on 3/14/2013 9:22:12 AM

Kopczyk Receives Additional Funds for WEDnet Program

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, has received additional funding from the Pennsylvania College of Technology for her project, “WEDnet PA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 3/12/2013 3:47:14 PM

New Institutional Review Board Forms and Educational Series for Students, Staff, and Faculty

The IUP Institutional Review Board provides oversight for research with human participants. The board is introducing new, simplified forms and instructions as well as an educational series this spring.

Posted on 2/26/2013 11:11:30 AM

Duchamp and Larkin Receive Grant for Woodrat Genetic Assessment

Joseph Duchamp and Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Game Commission for their project, ”Pennsylvania Woodrat Genetic Assessment.”

Posted on 2/20/2013 2:09:50 PM

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards

The School of Graduate Studies and Research recognizes up to five graduate students each year who have completed what their academic departments believe to be outstanding research projects.

Posted on 2/13/2013 9:22:43 AM

Third Annual Graduate Scholars Forum: Call for Proposals

The forum is a great opportunity for graduate students to present and discuss their academic work with a community of scholars. Abstracts due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013.

Posted on 2/6/2013 9:15:47 AM

PASSHE Technology Transfer Updates

The January 2013 PASSHE Technology Transfer Updates newsletter features profiles of PASSHE faculty researchers (including Greg Kenning of IUP), the Higher Education Modernization Act, Entrepreneurial Forums Q&A, and an outline of the new patent law.

Posted on 2/1/2013 8:49:56 AM

Anderson Receives Funding Award for Juvenile Probation Programs and Services

John Anderson, Department of Sociology and the Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a grant from the County of Cumberland for his project, “Proposal for the Analysis of Cumberland County Juvenile Probation Programs and Services.”

Posted on 1/25/2013 11:06:20 AM

Chiarulli Awarded Continued PennDOT Funding

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology and director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task 5: Preparation of Artifact Collections for Curation at the Penn State Museum.”

Posted on 1/16/2013 2:05:54 PM

Giever Receives Constable Training Funds

Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “Pennsylvania Constable Training - Central Region.”

Posted on 1/16/2013 11:24:17 AM

Sadler Receives Funding for Mining Emergency Training

James Sadler, Highway Safety Center, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Mine Safety, for his project, “Emergency Medical Technician - Mine Training Program.”

Posted on 1/14/2013 11:38:01 AM

Gualardo Awarded Continued Funding for PA-OSHA Program

Samuel Gualardo, director of the PA-OSHA Consultation Program, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration for his project, “FY12/13 PA OSHA Consultation Program.”

Posted on 1/9/2013 1:28:29 PM

Chiarulli Receives Additional Funding from PennDot

Beverly Chiarulli, director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task 4: PennDot 2013 PHAST (PennDot Highway Archaeological Survey Team) Program.”

Posted on 1/9/2013 10:44:44 AM

Kovaleski Receives Education and Assessment Funding

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Adelphoi Education Assessment and Intervention.”

Posted on 1/9/2013 10:25:27 AM

New Time and Effort Certification Policy

The IUP Senate-approved Time and Effort Certification Policy describes the legal requirement that researchers who lead externally funded projects must certify that the time and effort spent on the project is accurate.

Posted on 1/4/2013 11:08:37 AM

Austin Awarded Funding from International Peace Research Association

Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, received a grant from the International Peace Research Association for his project, “Peacekeeping Models in a Terror-Prone Land: The Case of Northwestern Mindanao in the Southern Phillipines.”

Posted on 12/19/2012 2:56:47 PM

Shumba Receives NSF Cyber Catch Grant

Rose Shumba (Department of Computer Science) received a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project, “The Cyber Catch Scholarship Program.” William Oblitey (Department of Computer Science) and Jennifer Gossett (Department of Criminology) will be co-PIs.

Posted on 12/12/2012 9:00:18 AM

Funding Available for Undergraduate Student Research

The Provost's Office and the School of Graduate Studies and Research announce the availability of funding to support undergraduate student research efforts. All students are invited to apply.

Posted on 12/6/2012 3:45:23 PM

Pesci Awarded Funding for Highway Safety Center

Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received a funding award of $115,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “IUP Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 11/28/2012 2:46:28 PM

Zhou Awarded Continued Funding for Optics and Photonics Education Project

Andy Zhou, Department of Physics, received a grant from the University of Central Florida for his project, “OP-TEC/NSF ATE Subgrant Year 7.”

Posted on 11/15/2012 10:51:04 AM

Wilson Awarded Funds to Continue Mine Mapping Project

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for his project, “DEP Amendment August 2012–March 2013.”

Posted on 11/6/2012 10:50:51 AM

Hood Receives Funds for University Museum

Michael Hood, dean of the College of Fine Arts, received a funding award for his project, “University Museum Program Stream 2012–2013.”

Posted on 11/6/2012 9:29:13 AM

Kopczyk Receives Funds to Continue WEDnetPA Program

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received a grant from the Pennsylvania College of Technology for her project, “WEDnetPA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 11/5/2012 12:02:51 PM

Masilela Receives Continued Funding for McNair Scholars Program

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his program, “Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.”

Posted on 10/26/2012 8:10:30 AM

Knerr Receives Continued Funding for Arts in Education Partnership

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts and Arts Path, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2012–2013.

Posted on 10/12/2012 11:11:53 AM

Jones Receives Funding Award for Footlight Players

Brian Jones, Department of Theater and Dance, received a funding award from the National Endowments for the Arts for his project, “Footlight Players—The Next Generation.”

Posted on 10/9/2012 2:46:40 PM

2012–2013 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant Opportunity

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2012–2013 Major Research Instrumentation program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development.

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:49:24 AM

Brochetti Receives Funds for New Choices Program

Lisa Brochetti, director of New Choices Career Development, received a grant from Pennsylvania Women Work for her project, “New Choices Career Development.”

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:19:57 AM

Masilela Awarded Upward Bound Math and Science Funding

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS).”

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:13:12 AM

Wilson Receives Funding for Institute for Mine Mapping

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety, recently received two external funding awards for his Mine Map Web Digitizing and GIS Services projects.

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:01:57 AM

Jenkins Receives Funds to Continue ACT 101 Programs

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Development Studies, has received funds to continue ACT 101 programs at the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses.

Posted on 10/5/2012 10:51:10 AM

Runge and Staskiewicz Received Continued PATTAN Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Runge (photo) and Dr. Mark Staskiewicz, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received an award in the amount of $28,397.09 for their project, "Statewide Evaluation for PATTAN 2012-2013."

Posted on 8/31/2012 2:15:27 PM

Clutter Receives Funding Award to Continue Alcohol Education Programming

Samuel Clutter, director of Public Safety, University Police, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in the amount of $16,778.43.

Posted on 8/31/2012 2:05:44 PM

Moreau Receives Continued Funding for Government Contracting Assistance Program

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received continued funding from the Defense Logistics Agency for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP).”

Posted on 8/30/2012 1:10:07 PM

Chiarulli Receives Funding for 3D Digital Mapping Equipment

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project, “MRI: 3D Digital Mapping of Historic Structures and Archaeological Sites with the Leica ScanStation C10 and the IDS Stream X Multiple Array Ground Penetrating Radar.”

Posted on 8/17/2012 10:26:42 AM

Bruno's Empowerment Program for Girls Receives Funding Award

Michelle Bruno, Department of Counseling, received a grant from the FISA Foundation for her project, “Ruling Our Experiences—ROX! An Empowerment Program for Adolescent Girls.”

Posted on 7/27/2012 1:39:39 PM

Knoch Awarded Funds for Digital Microscope

Megan Knoch, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the National Science Foundation for her project, “MRI: Acquisition of an iMIC Digital Microscope.”

Posted on 7/26/2012 8:07:10 AM

Watson Awarded Funds for Frederick Douglass Institute Project

Veronica Watson, director of the Frederick Douglass Institute, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for her project, “FDI Collaborative Convener AY12-13.”

Posted on 7/23/2012 9:18:25 AM

Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation Receives Continued Funding

The Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation received a $1.2-million award from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for its project, “Career and Technical Education Professional Development Center.” W. Barnett Knorr is center director.

Posted on 7/9/2012 8:25:01 AM

Jenkins Awarded Funding from Heinz Endowments for Promise Plus Project

Professor Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received a funding award in the amount of $150,000 for his project, "Promise Plus Year 4."

Posted on 6/12/2012 8:15:28 AM

Wacker Receives Continued ArtsPath Funding

Jeff Wacker, ArtsPath, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, "ArtsPath Long Term Residency 2011-12."

Posted on 6/11/2012 3:01:33 PM

Migyanka Receives Funding from Pittsburgh Hospitals for Training Project

Professor Joann Migyanka, Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, received a funding award from Western Psychiatric Institute and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in the amount of $40,000 for her project, "ACT and ASPIRE Training Series."

Posted on 6/11/2012 1:18:59 PM

Kemp Receives Collaborative Academic Grant from PASSHE

Professor Richard Kemp, Department of Theater and Dance, has received a funding award in the amount of $10,110 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for his project, "Feasibility Study for the Incorporation of Video Technology in Content and Delivery of Theater and Arts Administration Courses at IUP and SRU."

Posted on 6/11/2012 8:07:24 AM

Robertson Awarded Purchase Line School District Funding

Donald Robertson, Department of Psychology, received a grant from the Purchase Line School District for his project, “Counseling and Consultation Services to Purchase Line School District.”

Posted on 6/6/2012 11:18:38 AM

Larkin Receives Funds to Continue Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Game Commission for his project, “Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management Created by National Conservation Fund.”

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:58:10 PM

Wilson Receives Marcellus Shale Coalition Funding

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety, received a grant from the Marcellus Shale Coalition for his project, “Task 4-MSC Product Suite Support: Help Desk.”

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:45:25 PM

Palamone Receives Continued Funding for Small Business Development

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received funding for his project, “SBDC-Federal.”

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:38:21 PM

Farag Awarded Funding for Computer Programming Modules Project

Professor Waleed Farag, Department of Computer Science, has received funding from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for his project, "Designing and Deploying Novel Online Shared Computer Programming Modules."

Posted on 5/16/2012 1:30:39 PM

Sadler Awarded Emergency Response Training Funds

James Sadler, Highway Safety Center, received $150,000 from the EME Homer City Gen. LP for his project, "Presentation of Emergency Response Training."

Posted on 5/14/2012 11:27:55 AM

Duchamp Awarded Additional Funds for Allegheny Woodrat Study

Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for his project, “Monitoring the Response of Allegheny Woodrat Populations to Habitat Management Strategies in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 5/3/2012 8:46:07 AM

Chiarulli Continues Partnership with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Beverly Chiarulli, director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “PennDOT Task 23: PennDot Highway Archaeological Survey Team Project, Spring 2012.”

Posted on 4/26/2012 10:31:32 AM

Sadler Receives Additional Funds for Emergency Training

James Sadler, Highway Safety Center, received an additional grant from GenOn Energy, Inc., for his project, “Emergency Training Services.”

Posted on 4/16/2012 1:43:18 PM

Larkin to Implement Guidelines for Creation of Young Forest Habitat

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the American Bird Conservancy/National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Developing Quality Early Successional Habitat for Golden-winged Warbler and American Woodcock.”

Posted on 4/12/2012 5:02:35 PM

Larkin and Bakermans to Evaluate Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management

Jeff Larkin and Marja Bakermans, Department of Biology, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service for their project, “Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management Associated With the NRCS Golden-Winged Warbler Initiative.”

Posted on 4/12/2012 5:01:59 PM

Larkin to Discuss Reclamation of Marcellus Shale Pads

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, was invited to be a speaker at Pennsylvania State University’s Goddard Forum, Oil and Gas Development Impacts on Forested Ecosystems: Research and Management Challenges.

Posted on 4/12/2012 2:01:55 PM

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