Students mapping lava flow


The new Cejka Planetarium in Kopchick Hall is a digital planetarium 35 feet in diameter. It is used extensively for educational outreach as well as in undergraduate instruction, both for introductory astronomy courses and in classes for Earth and Space Science teaching majors.


IUP Testing New Wingtra Hybrid Drone

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, the only university in Pennsylvania recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration as an FAA Collegiate Training Institution, is taking drone research and study to a higher level—literally.

IUP Cejka Planetarium to Host First Shows

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Cejka Planetarium, in the university’s newly opened John J. and Char Kopchick Hall, will host three shows during the spring semester, all free and open to the community.

Final Weyandt Hall Planetarium Show Set for Nov. 18, 20

After 56 years of being a window to the stars for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community, IUP will say goodbye to its Weyandt Hall planetarium and Spitz A3P projector with a final show on November 18 and November 20.

Masilela Awarded Visiting Fellowship, University of Zululand, South Africa

Calvin Masilela, professor of Geography and Regional Planning, has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at the University of Zululand, South Africa, by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA).

IUP Geoscience Professor Co-author of Book on Bennu Asteroid

Indiana University of Pennsylvania geoscience professor Kenneth Coles is part of the writing team of "Bennu 3-D: Anatomy of an Asteroid," a project that could help scientists make big new discoveries about the origin of the Earth and the Solar System.