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IUP Student Spending Summer Break Helping In Fight Against COVID-19

Sophomore pre-med psychology major Isabelle Molina is a soldier in the fight against the pandemic at her hometown MedExpress, a COVID-19 testing site.

Posted on 7/2/2020 10:49:56 AM

From Kenya to IUP: The Journey of a Mother Wanting to Help Her Family and Her World

Mercy Wairimu Muguimi came to IUP from her native Kenya for its Speech-Language Pathology program. When she leaves here, she feels she will be well equipped to help children around the world. Get her story, and find out how IUP’s reach expands around the globe

Posted on 5/11/2020 3:13:20 PM

Student Teaching in the Time of Coronavirus

An experience for every certified K-12 teacher in Pennsylvania is the student teaching semester. It’s the time when coursework ends and in-the-classroom, hands-on teaching begins. Their cooperating teacher gives assignments and mentors IUP’s students as they learn the ins and outs of managing a classroom. As the pandemic took hold of almost every aspect of life, many student teachers were left wondering if they would get to do a student-teaching experience as Pennsylvania’s governor closed all public and private schools. For IUP’s 118 student teachers spread across 35 school districts, requirements were eased and experiences continued in the virtual environment.

Posted on 5/4/2020 2:10:34 PM

Chambersburg Transfer Student Explores His Legacy at IUP

IUP’s Office of Alumni and Friends hosted a Legacy Breakfast during Family Weekend events, September 21–22.  Music education major Austin Widmann and his parents, who are alumni, talked about the connection to IUP and the family’s love of music.

Posted on 9/30/2019 10:27:47 AM

Art Student Steals IUP Doorstops for Project

In March, IUP master of fine arts student Tyler Stanton set off from his woodworking studio with a milk crate full of his branded doorstops. “Stealing” doorstops wasn’t his intent. Instead, the purpose was to gather original doorstops in university buildings across campus and replace them with his own…

Posted on 9/25/2019 11:15:22 AM

IUP Department Raises $1,300 for Cancer Education and Research With “Confections For a Cause”

“Confections for a Cause,” organized by three student groups at Indiana University of Pennsylvania—the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, and Best Buddies—raised $1,300 for ovarian cancer education and research during the 2019 event.

Posted on 9/23/2019 3:10:44 PM

Student Selected for Student-Trustee Position at IUP

Abigaelle Vertil, a junior psychology major and philosophy minor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Philadelphia, has been appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to serve as the student trustee on the IUP Council of Trustees.

Posted on 8/27/2019 3:36:32 PM

“Thousands of Years Of History” — IUP Students Uncovering History in Westmoreland-Indiana Counties

This summer, IUP Department of Anthropology faculty members Ben Ford and Bill Chadwick are overseeing 17 IUP students for six weeks while they dig, map, and explore Newport Village, which existed from 1790 through 1820 along the banks of the Conemaugh River.

Posted on 8/13/2019 9:12:56 AM

Two IUP Students Selected for National Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad

Two students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania—Adama Kouyate, an IUP fashion merchandising major from Reading and Kailyn Provitt, an IUP Asian Studies major—have been selected for Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

Posted on 8/13/2019 8:54:47 AM

Internship Experience Helps Indiana County Residents Visualize Rainfall

IUP student Emilee Howells spent her summer internship with the Borough of Indiana designing a county rainfall dashboard to share current data, including monthly rainfall charts, annual precipitation, and average monthly precipitation.

Posted on 8/2/2019 12:40:49 PM

IUP Students Keep Ark of Learning, Summer Program, Sailing on Smooth Seas

Close to 30 students volunteered for the IUP Ark of Learning after-school tutoring program during the 2018–19 academic year and are continuing to work with the Salvation Army’s summer camp program. Several of the students are part of the Community Service Learning Federal Work Study Program, coordinated by the Career and Professional Development Center.

Posted on 6/28/2019 8:24:51 AM

Biology Students Present Their Research at National University of Honduras

Four students from IUP will be in Honduras in June as presenters at an international symposium on biodiversity in Honduras. The seminar is organized by their IUP faculty advisor, Josiah Townsend, and will focus on topics related to Townsend’s and the student’s research on biodiversity in Honduras.

Posted on 5/24/2019 9:20:35 AM

Student Trustee Honored for Service by IUP Trustees

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees today presented a resolution of appreciation to Caleb King, who has served as a member of the Council since May 29, 2017.

Posted on 5/13/2019 3:17:53 PM

Student Honored by IUP Council of Trustees with Resolution of Commendation

Adrianna Branin, of Philadelphia, a junior political science and religious studies double major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was recognized by IUP’s Council of Trustees at its May 9 meeting with a resolution of commendation in recognition of her selection as a 2019 Biden Courage Award recipient.

Posted on 5/13/2019 3:12:17 PM

Biology Major Selected for Kopchick Summer Fellowship

Morgan Glasser, a junior biology major and chemistry minor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Marion Center, is spending her summer doing research at an internationally known cancer center in Houston.

Posted on 5/13/2019 2:12:38 PM

Student Commencement Speaker Raby-Reeger Finds Her Passion

Stephanie Raby-Reeger, of Blacklick, who will receive her bachelor’s degree in anthropology on May 11, 2019, at the 2:00 p.m. Commencement ceremony, was selected as the student commencement speaker.

Posted on 5/8/2019 1:09:31 PM

Kriebel Chosen as Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Speaker

Tegan Kriebel, of Elysburg, who will receive her bachelor of science degree in education, family and consumer science education, has been selected as the student speaker for the morning undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 11.

Posted on 5/7/2019 11:17:20 AM

Schiera Chosen as Graduate Commencement Ceremony Speaker

The student speaker for IUP’s graduate Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, is Rachel Schiera, a resident of Indiana originally from Hayes, Virginia, who will receive her doctor of education, curriculum and instruction degree at the ceremony.

Posted on 5/6/2019 1:34:50 PM

Sophomore from New Oxford Selected for Overseas Summer Study

Mirian Lua, a sophomore nursing major, will travel to Spain this summer after being the first IUP student to be selected for a Fund for Education Abroad scholarship.

Posted on 4/23/2019 10:04:15 AM

IUP Students Curating Solo Show in Pittsburgh Featuring IUP Art Graduate Student

A collection of 13 pieces by Tyler Stanton will be featured at Artists Image Resource from April 23 to 26. Fine Arts graduate students Heather Kaiser, Justin Pope, and Maddie Quinn are curating Stanton’s show, which focuses on reclaiming discarded objects that contain value beyond their current use.

Posted on 4/18/2019 10:15:02 AM

IUP Student to be First Tesla Video Production Intern During Summer 2019

Katie Campbell, a communications media major graduating in August 2019, was selected for a three-month video production paid internship with Tesla Automotive company. Campbell is the first person to be offered an opportunity for an internship with the four-person video production team.

Posted on 4/18/2019 8:51:27 AM

IUP Student Selected for Fulbright Research Award, Language Enhancement Award

Daniel Wethli, a senior philosophy and Honors Asian Studies double major at IUP, has been selected for a Fulbright Research Grant for study and research in the Hubei Province of Wuhan, China, and a Critical Language Enhancement Award from the Fulbright Program.

Posted on 4/8/2019 1:23:22 PM

IUP Students Presenting Original Research During Research Appreciation Week 2019

More than 250 Indiana University of Pennsylvania students at the undergraduate and graduate level will present original research, art, and music during the university’s annual Research Appreciation Week, April 1 to 5.

Posted on 3/27/2019 11:58:09 AM

Branin 2019 Biden Courage Award Recipient

Adrianna Branin, a junior political science and religious studies double major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of a 2019 Biden Courage Award, celebrating student heroes who are working to stop sexual assault. Branin, of Philadelphia, was recognized for stopping a sexual assault by actively confronting six to eight men and physically removing the potential victim from the situation.

Posted on 3/26/2019 4:11:57 PM

Women’s Basketball Team Giving Back to Community at Elite Eight

In the midst of its preparation for the NCAA Division II Elite Eight, the IUP women’s basketball team took a break for a community service project on Monday in Columbus, Ohio.

Posted on 3/25/2019 10:34:24 PM

Biochemistry and Forensics Studies at IUP Lead to Internship at Medical Examiner’s Office

When Diamond Madison, a senior biochemistry major with a minor inforensic biosciences, took the internship at the medical examiner’s office last summer, she knew what she was getting into. “It was the greatest feeling when I saw I got theinternship. This is it for me,” she said. “This is what I want to do, not short-term, but long term.”

Posted on 1/3/2019 11:55:15 AM

Individualized Degree Gives Student Flexiblity to Capture Multiple Interests

When Sean Marion of Philadelphia was looking at colleges, he had a wide range of interests and possible majors he was considering. He discovered IUP had them all and found a way to individualize his degree to combine them.

Posted on 12/14/2018 2:18:05 PM

IUP Student Wins Prestigious Gilman Scholarship

Jedediah Pancoast, a junior international business major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from Indiana County, has been selected for a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The scholarship will enable Pancoast to study at Nagoya Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan for the spring 2019 term.

Posted on 12/6/2018 2:05:52 PM

Student Leading the Charge to Establish Food Pantry for IUP Students in Need

Dani Wade is looking for big ideas to help grow the IUP Food Pantry project and, thanks to a donation from a generous alumnus, she thinks she’s found what she’s looking for.

Posted on 11/19/2018 11:27:32 AM

IUP Student Group to Unveil Monument on Veteran’s Day to Honor Veterans of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom

Rho Tau Chi (PTX) military honor fraternity will unveil a student-designed monument to honor veterans of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. The monument, “Answering the Call,” is sited outside of IUP’s Humanities and Social Sciences Building and adjacent to the university’s American, Pennsylvanian, and IUP flags.

Posted on 11/8/2018 2:50:57 PM

Biology Major to be Honored with Outstanding Research Award

Anna Manges, a junior biology major and geology minor, will be honored by the Pennsylvania Vector Control Association with the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Research Award.

Posted on 10/24/2018 2:28:55 PM

Blending Communications Media and Marine Biology at Sea

Katie Campbell, a communications media major from Bellwood, departed for Alaska on Tuesday, October 2, and will board the RV Sikuliaq, a 261-foot research vessel operated by the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, on which she will learn with other students in the STEMSEAS and UAF Biomedical Learning and Student Training programs.

Posted on 10/2/2018 2:27:49 PM

IUP Student Selected for Fellowship to Study US-China Relations Abroad

Dan Wethli, an IUP student majoring in Asian Studies and philosophy, has been selected from a nationwide pool to represent the United States in a three-week program this summer in China.

Posted on 6/4/2018 3:24:46 PM

IUP Student Takes Honor at Statewide Research Competition

Aaron Seidel, a senior geoscience/applied mathematics major, recently made history by becoming the first IUP student to win at the annual Undergraduate at the Capitol Pennsylvania poster competition.

Posted on 4/19/2018 2:26:03 PM

IUP Students and Faculty Part of Advocacy Event at Capitol

Students, faculty, alumni, and other supporters of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education visited the offices of all 253 state legislators today to share their personal success stories and encourage increased investment in the 14 state-owned universities. The delegation then gathered in the capitol’s main rotunda to formally kick off the State System’s annual advocacy efforts.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:28:42 PM

Hannah Neumann Tried Computer Science at IUP and Went from Internship to Job Offer

Hannah Neumann transferred to IUP, tried several majors, and discovered an interest in computer science that took her from an internship to a job offer.

Posted on 1/18/2018 4:28:29 PM

IUP Students Selected for Gilman, Freeman Asia Academic Study Abroad Scholarships

Ryan Caldwell, a dual Spanish and Spanish education major from Greensburg; Joseph Gallo, an Asian Studies major from East Stroudsburg; and Alexandra Roach, a Spanish major and Latin American Studies minor from Aliquippa, all received international Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad scholarships. In addition, Gallo received a Freeman-Asia international study abroad grant.

Posted on 12/12/2017 3:47:02 PM

IUP Students Design and Create Governor's Award for the Arts

When Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf presents the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts on October 26 in Lancaster, IUP will be part of all six presentations. Students in IUP’s Wood Center collaboratively designed and crafted the award objects, under the supervision of fall 2017 Windgate Artist-in-Residence John Hallett and center director and assistant professor of woodworking, BA Harrington.

Posted on 10/25/2017 2:33:08 PM

Accounting Major Helps Team Win National Intern Competition

Katelyn Cramer, a senior accounting major, was recently part of a team of summer interns from Grant Thornton LLP that won the company’s national Key Client Project competition.

Posted on 9/8/2017 4:34:23 PM

Philosophy Student Intrigued with Major that Refines Thinking, Speaking

As a dual major in both Philosophy and Biology with a minor in Religious Studies, Brett Kimmel takes joy in his learning experiences at IUP because he is encouraged to think critically in unconventional ways. Always up for a challenge, Brett is interested in a school of thought where the sky is the limit.

Posted on 8/7/2017 1:41:14 PM

Student by Weekday, Airman by Weekend

Caleigh Henry, who joined the Air Force part-way through her education at IUP, found professors to be understanding and supportive of her success in both pursuits.

Posted on 8/4/2017 4:39:12 PM

Summer Research Working Towards More Effective Drugs for Treatment of Addiction

Olivia Kalimon, who will be a junior biochemistry major this fall, is doing research with mice to see the effects of injections of certain chemicals that could lead her toward useful information in the fight against methamphetamine dependence in humans.

Posted on 8/4/2017 11:49:29 AM

IUP Student Selected for Student Trustee Position

Caleb King, an applied mathematics and economics double major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in the Cook Honors College, has been appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to serve as the student trustee on the IUP Council of Trustees. He wassworn in to serve as a member of the Council of Trustees on May 29. He will serve in the role of student trustee until his graduation.

Posted on 6/2/2017 11:40:36 AM

Hospitality Management Student Takes Advantage of Opportunities to Advance Her Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania seemed like the right fit for Rebecca “Bec” Welker. She chose IUP because of the distance from home, student body size, and overall practicability but quickly discovered she could make her college experience even more than she expected.

Posted on 4/25/2017 3:55:09 PM

IUP Students Recognized by Indiana Borough

Indiana Borough Council recognized and thanked two Indiana University of Pennsylvania students who essentially have worked as borough staff members more than three years while in the Community Federal Work Study Program.

Posted on 4/20/2017 9:02:37 AM

Mapping a Path to Success: From Student Opportunities to Promising Career

If professional regional planner and IUP alumna Melina Fuchs ‘16 were to map out her college experience, her path to success would be one of leadership.

Posted on 4/14/2017 11:54:41 AM

IUP Student Selected for Board of Governors Membership

Brian Swatt, a political science major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has been selected for membership on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors.

Posted on 4/4/2017 2:28:47 PM

IUP Students Presenting Original Research During Research Appreciation Week 2017

Several events are open to the community, including the 12th annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology program on April 3 on the first floor of Weyandt Hall; the 12th annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum (April 4), and the seventh annual Graduate Scholars Forum (April 5). Both forums are in the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 3/29/2017 6:18:07 PM

IUP Criminology Student Working to Change Perceptions of Police Officers

Amirah Macon, a senior criminology major fromPhiladelphia, has spent this school year doing an internship with the localpolice force, where she learns how and why officers do what they do, which, shesays, has been an eye-opening experience.

Posted on 2/27/2017 2:28:00 PM

SGA President Gives Back in Many Ways

As the president of the Student Government Association at IUP, Brian Swatt helps represent the student voice of the university in all kinds of ways, and it’s a job that keeps him quite busy. But that’s the way he likes things—it’s a habit he developed long before he set foot on campus.

Posted on 12/19/2016 2:08:11 PM

IUP Student Collecting Books for Nigeria

During one of his classes last spring at the IUP Cook Honors College, Aaron Seidel’s professor passed out an article about the conditions in Nigeria, where insurgent group Boko Haram had taken over the central African nation. The article stated that the Nigerian children needed supplies so they could go to school, and Seidel knew he had to help.

Posted on 9/14/2016 3:03:22 PM

IUP Student Interns with Pennsylvania House Speaker for Harrisburg Internship Semester

Nicole Fidler of Orwigsburg is working in the office of Speaker of the House Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Fidler is a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she is majoring in international studies and political science and minoring in French.

Posted on 9/7/2016 1:11:56 PM

Student Helps to Improve Safety Practices at Tesla

Tyler Campbell, asenior at IUP majoring in Safety Health and Environmental Applied Sciences,spent the summer of 2016 as an intern for Tesla, the cutting-edge carmanufacturer. Working with Tesla’s safety engineers, Campbell helped Tesla improve its safetypractices for workers in many different departments.

Posted on 8/10/2016 3:41:28 PM

Biochemistry Major Working to Create Mental Health Drug Treatments Without Side Effects

Just four semesters into her college career, Chasity Hankinson is well on the path to making a difference. As a member of the IUP Research Experience for Summer Scholars (RESS) program, she’s spending her summer in the lab, doing research that could lead to the creation of drugs that would help with a variety of mental health issues—without giving negative side effects.

Posted on 7/31/2016 3:25:23 PM

Undergraduate Students Doing Graduate-Level Research Over the Summer

Aspart of her work in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars (RESS) program atIUP, Ashley Miller has spent time taking core samples from the bottom of nearbyBlacklick Creek, hoping to discover the long-term effects of the discharge ofwastewater from natural gas fracking operations into the freshwater stream.

Posted on 7/8/2016 1:57:11 PM

Summer Research Opportunities Prepare Geology Student for Graduate School

Allison Berry is taking part in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars (RESS) program at IUP, where she is able to get in a lot of the field work that will prepare her for graduate school. She's working in structural geology, learning about how and why the earth was formed, and what could happen to our planet in years to come.

Posted on 6/22/2016 11:06:37 AM

Former SGA President Has Eyes on a Different Presidency

Vincent Lopez held the office as the president of the IUP Student Government Association in the 2015-16 school year. He hopes to someday hold the office of another presidency.

Posted on 2/8/2016 12:23:36 PM

ROTC Student Finds Opportunities for Campus Leadership, Political Insight

Alyssa Dachowicz's IUP experience includes ROTC, IUP Pride Alliance, the Cook Honors College, and studying abroad in Israel.

Posted on 1/15/2016 6:12:39 PM

Helping Others is the Heart of the Matter for Food and Nutrition Student

A serious heart condition changed everything about Mia Wendt's life.  In high school, Wendt was one of the top volleyball players in the state of Pennsylvania. She was so good that she was offered a full scholarship to an NCAA Division I college in New England.

Posted on 10/5/2015 2:40:12 PM

Student Tames the Flames, Secures a Job Before Graduating

Adam Young walked around the Safety Sciences Career Fair, stopping to talk to representatives of Georgia-Pacific. He was interested in their internship. They were interested in what he was learning in Safety Sciences at IUP and his experience as a local firefighter.

Posted on 9/18/2015 2:27:17 PM

Football Player Putting the 'Student' in Student-Athlete

Walt Pegues is doing his part to erase the long-standing myth of the dumb jock. Yes, he's a key member of the IUP football team—and a good one at that. But football is only part of what Pegues is about.

Posted on 9/9/2015 2:27:29 PM

Healing Heart: Nursing Student Born with Heart Defect Spreads Message of Hope

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania nursing student has a true heart for helping others. Ellen Reinsburrow, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, a junior nursing student at IUP, was born with a heart defect.

Posted on 5/15/2015 2:54:52 PM

Students Create Life-Changing App: Team’s Web-Based Support System Wins Business Contest

Ryan Brannon came up with the My New Leaf App concept while a student at IUP. A seed grows into a tree to mark steps in recovering from addiction. It's just one feature of a web-based application designed by Ryan Brannon and fellow students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania recently to help people,

Posted on 5/7/2015 9:10:27 AM

Shelby Ledger: 2 Majors. 2 Minors. 2 Life-Changing Trips. One Amazing Undergraduate Experience.

Shelby Ledger is pursuing a dual baccalaureate degree in K-12 Spanish Education and Spanish, with minors in French, and Latin American Studies – a daunting task in itself. Yet, with the advisement and encouragement of her professors, she was able to study abroad...twice.

Posted on 1/30/2015 2:23:23 PM

IUP Student Groups Take Part in Treasures for Children Program

Two student groups and 10 departments participated in the Indiana County Salvation Army Treasures for Children program.

Posted on 12/15/2014 1:27:21 PM

IUP Student Organizes Cards for Troops Drive

Samuel Dunning,a criminology major from Duncansville, spearheaded the initiative through hismilitary service fraternity, Rho Tau Chi.

Posted on 12/8/2014 4:13:26 PM

Valuing the Greater Good: Volunteering, as Part of a College Requirement, Ignites a Passion for Helping Others and Offers a Chance to Gain Real-World Experience

From left: award recipients Shannon Kovalchick and Brandy Rummel, President Michael Driscoll and Ruth Riesenman Helping others proved to pay off for Shannon Kovalchick and Brandy Rummel. What started out as a requirement turned into a passion and a way to hone skills that may prove vital in their

Posted on 11/7/2014 3:08:12 PM

Keyed into Success: Computer Science Major Lojjik Braughler taps into what he's learned with an internship at wikiHow

Posted on 11/4/2014 1:58:37 PM

Her DIY Semester: English Major Laura Ragsdale Uses Independent Study to Build Cred for Career in Music Industry

At the start of spring semester 2014, senior Laura Ragsdale found she had to complete a few extra credits to graduate. Picking up a random class wasn't for her. Instead, she thought big—and the outcome attracted national attention in the industry she aspires to work in. An English major in the wr

Posted on 10/13/2014 2:12:49 PM

Discoveries in Madagascar: Anthropology Major Kyle Murray Finds Rare Lemur and New Career Path

Spotted! A rare golden bamboo lemur In the wilds of Madagascar, Kyle Murray lags behind the other students in the field school. He just wants one more photo, one more minute to observe the group of ring-tailed lemurs they encountered. The only anthropology major amidst biology majo

Posted on 10/3/2014 9:14:36 AM

From Class to Dot Com: Student Isaac Meals and Kyle Hurlbrink ’14 Tap Information Systems Courses to Co-Found Student Marketplace

Isaac Meals takes what he’s learned from his management information systems major and puts it into action in developing a marketplace site for students.

Posted on 9/25/2014 2:52:33 PM

IUP Students Head ‘Into the Streets’ to Help Local Organizations

Approximately 150 Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) students have volunteered to give their time to 15 different organizations in Indiana, PA on the morning of Saturday, September 27, 2014. The Office of Service Learning at IUP organizes this biannual event, which is part of a national program to encourage

Posted on 9/25/2014 11:26:23 AM

Gig with a Superstar: Doc Severinsen Wows the Crowd at IUP, and Music Students Are Part of the Show

Legendary trumpeter Doc Severinsen opened the 2014–15 Lively Arts Ovations season on Tuesday, September 16, with an incredible show he invited students to be part of. The Grammy-award winner, known the world over for his musical acts on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson , invited faculty, alum

Posted on 9/22/2014 2:21:11 PM

Raven Sams: 5 Years, 3 Majors, One Sweet Job with Deloitte after Graduation

“I wanted to come out of IUP well prepared. That was my biggest drive,” says Raven Sams, who graduated from Eberly College of Business in August and will start a job at one of the top accounting firms in Pittsburgh in 2015. And prepared she was: Raven graduated with a

Posted on 9/5/2014 1:21:08 PM

Formula for Success: Minh Quan Dinh, Chemistry Major, Helps Design Innovative Lab Experiment for Other Students

Minh Quan Dinh, a BS in chemistry major , began doing research in his freshman year, working with Professor Justin Fair. While a junior, Minh helped design an innovative lab experiment for students in Organic Chemistry I. The experiment is the midsemester capstone,

Posted on 8/27/2014 1:37:08 PM

Chalk It Up to IUP: Recent Art Education Graduate Draws Crowds with Programs for Corps of Engineers

Chalk it up to what she’s learned at IUP: Recent Art Education graduate Olivia Mays ’14 is drawing big crowds with an annual sidewalk chalk-drawing contest she runs for the Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake, Pa. This year's event, organized by Mays, takes place Saturday, Au

Posted on 8/20/2014 3:21:09 PM

IUP Students Give Back This Holiday Season

As if studying for finals on top of already busy studentschedules wasn’t enough, these IUP students took some extra time to makesomeone else’s holiday special. Cards for Kids Kerry Rice, a nutrition major from Cooperstown, organizedthe first “Cards for Kids” project at IUP for children in hospitals durin

Posted on 12/20/2013 12:02:58 PM

Students Mobilize for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Members of the Red Cross Club, a new student organization, in conjunction with the IUP Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, have organized a week of events to raise funds for the hurricane relief efforts.

Posted on 11/6/2012 2:56:15 PM

Biology Professor Selected for National Science Teachers Association Board

Thomas Lord, a professor in the Biology Department, is the first IUP faculty member to be selected for the board of directors of the National Science Teachers Association.

Posted on 10/7/2011 1:01:36 PM

Biology Research Project on Effects of Nitrites on Zebrafish Earns Students a Society of Toxicology Award

Two Indiana Area Senior High School students are getting a head start on their academic careers. Ida Karimi and Alison Simmons, students at IUP during the summer, won the 2011 Mary Anne Stock Student Research Award from the Allegheny-Erie chapter of the Society of Toxicology for their research project “Effects of

Posted on 8/26/2011 11:16:33 AM

Students Get Hands-On Experience with Weyandt Hall Green Roof

Students of Dr. Timothy Nuttle, a faculty member in the Biology Department, are creating a green roof—a roof covered in vegetation over a waterproof membrane—on top of Weyandt Hall.

Posted on 11/30/2010 7:27:20 AM

Biology Student’s Goldwater Scholarship Makes Fifth for IUP

Kelsi Lindblad, of Farmington, Mich., a student in the Robert E. Cook Honors College and Biology Honors Program, was one of 278 students nationwide chosen for the Goldwater Scholarship.

Posted on 4/13/2010 10:49:31 AM

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