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IUP Magazine

Fall/Winter 2015
Vol. XXXIII, No. 3

Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education: Frank Brogan
Chairman of the State System Board of Governors: Guido Pichini
President of Indiana University of Pennsylvania: Michael Driscoll
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications: James Begany

Editor: Elaine Jacobs Smith
Records Editor: Susan Kirchner
Contributing Editors: Regan Houser, Bob Fulton, Karen Gresh
Namedroppers Editor: Matthew Burglund
Design: David Raymond
Production Assistance: Meghan McMeans
Photographer: Keith Boyer (University Photographer)

IUP Magazine is published by Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a member of the State System of Higher Education.

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IUP Magazine welcomes contributions to help defray the cost of publishing. The Official IUP Magazine Form may be used for this purpose.

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More from the Fall-Winter 2015 Issue of IUP Magazine

A Hell of a Ride

‘A Hell of a Ride’

For more than 30 years, IUP safety alumni have boosted the U.S. space program by filling a number of roles at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center.

Early Bird Research

Early Bird Research

A Natural Sciences and Mathematics program is equipping undergraduates with research experience as well as general career-building skills.

Message from the President

Back in the early ’80s, the stereotype of engineers as lone geniuses was prevalent.... Only later did leaders in engineering practice demand that teamwork, communication, and leadership skills be part of the core education.

Namedroppers | Achievements | Mentors

Photo Gallery | Milestone Generosity | Letters to the Editor

Web Exclusives

Photo Galleries: The Oak Grove and Thomas Sutton Hall

From Wartime to ‘Wild Hour’

The IUP campus is far different from the one Marian Templeton Brown ’45 knew at the height of World War II.

The Haunted Halls of IUP

With Keith and Leonard halls slated for demolition, IUP’s Paranormal Society looks to the future of ghost hunting, minus two campus hot spots.

Vantage Point

Selected IUP faculty respond to the question:"How has electronic communication affected society, and how will it continue to do so?"

Dining Innovations

After more than a year of renovations, Folger Hall reopened in October, completing Phase II of IUP’s $37-million dining master plan.

Miracle on the Streets

A peace movement started by an IUP alumnus cut the homicide rate in Boston by nearly 80 percent and has since been emulated around the world.