Dr. Jonathan Warnock talking about his paleontological work with colleagues and students at the Jurassic National Monument in Utah.


Our nine-meter planetarium is an outstanding teaching tool used extensively in undergraduate instruction, both in introductory astronomy courses and in classes for Earth and Space Science teaching majors, and is available for group visits by schools, scouts, or adult groups.


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.

Journey to Discovery: IUP Scientist Digs for Dinosaurs in Utah

For the past 10 summers, IUP faculty member Jonathan Warnock has been traveling to the Utah desert to dig up dinosaur bones at Jurassic National Monument. He often brings students along to help them gain research experience.

FAA Designates IUP as Certified Collegiate Training Institution

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected Indiana University of Pennsylvania as an FAA Collegiate Training Institution, which allows IUP’s program to be part of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative program

Lewis Selected as Ocean Discovery Lecturer for 2023–24

Jon Lewis will be one of six Ocean Discovery Lecturers for the International Ocean Discovery Program for 2023–24.

IUP Council of Trustees Approve Naming Kopchick Hall Geoscience Lab in Honor, Memory of Former Geoscience Professor

On May 4, 2023, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved the naming of a geoscience laboratory in IUP’s John J. and Char Kopchick Hall in honor and memory of one of the founding members of IUP’s Department of Geoscience.