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When IUP faculty members, staff members, or students make the news, you’ll find it here.

YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley to Give Keynote Speech at First Arab IASP World Conference

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley is to take part as a guest speaker at the opening ceremony of the 31st International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation World Conference (IASP 2014 Doha) at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Posted on 10/22/2014 10:02:57 AM

Newsmaker: Jim Stuncard

Stuncard is vice president of insurance programs at Dollar Bank, where he has worked for 12 years. He serves on the board of directors at Credit Industry Marketing Representative Organization, a trade organization for credit insurance for banks.

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:15:51 AM

Professor to Receive PSMLA Educator of the Year Award

The Executive Council of the Pennsylvania State Modern Languages Association (PSMLA) selected Silvina Orsatti, part-time instructor of Spanish at Pitt-Greensburg, to receive its 2014 PSMLA Educator of the Year Award.

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:11:14 AM

Heinz History Center Panel to Cover Robots Alongside Steamboats

Panel members will include underwater archaeologist Justin Daley, who will discuss the history of Pittsburgh’s 18th and 19th century boatyards and trace their locations along the city’s waterfront today. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 10/17/2014 11:52:07 AM

(Dis)connecting in the Bathroom

Almeida studies student perceptions of technology and connectedness.In his TEDx Talk, Almeida said people who don’t take time to disconnect from technology tend to experience feelings of frustration and exhaustion.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:47:36 PM

Xi’an Plans Technology Transformation Forum

The city of Xi’an, Shaanxi province is arranging a Technology Transformation Forum for Chinese and US Universities and related project meetings, Nov 3 - 5, with the idea of developing its technology and innovation and with the focus on enterprises and markets and combined research and production.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:40:56 PM

Ford City Votes to Promote Interim Manager

Ford City's new borough manager is a familiar face. Council hired interim borough manager Eden Ratliff on Monday to fill the borough's top administrative spot.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:30:11 PM