IUP Magazine

The official magazine of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Recent Features

Music Department and Community Music School Partner In New Student-Centered Ensemble

The IUP Music Department and the IUP Community Music School are excited to partner for the spring 2022 semester in offering University Band, a special topics course [MUSC 281]. This new, student-centered ensemble will provide a unique and intergenerational playing opportunity for non-music students, music majors on their secondary instruments, and community members ages 15 and up.

Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camp a Success

The Jones White Writing Center celebrates a successful Thesis/Dissertation Boot Camp with nearly 80 attendees. The camp offered several different tutorials for graduate writers or those who are about to begin the writing process.

Reminder: Research Writing Party this Thursday!

A reminder to students to please attend the Research Writing Party sponsored by the IUP Libraries and Jones White Writing Center.

“Aunt Jane”: IUP’s George Washington

Considered Indiana Normal School’s guiding spirit, Jane Leonard inspired thousands of students and, perhaps, a U.S. president.

IUP Business Golf Classic Nets $40K for Scholarship Fund

On September 13, 2021, the Eberly College of Business held their 31st Annual IUP Business Golf Classic at the Longue Vue Club in Verona, PA, which generated over $40K in student scholarship dollars from the generous support of over 22 sponsors and 80-plus golfers.

Nahar, Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student, Receives Peace Scholarship.

Lizoon Nahar, a doctoral student of Curriculum and Instruction, has been awarded a Philanthropic Educational Organization International Peace Scholarship of $12,000 for the academic year 2021–22.

Machado and Nahar present on use of Social Media and Web-based Technology to Empower Science Teachers and Students

Crystal Machado and Lizoon Nahar coauthored a chapter on using social media and web based technology to empower science teachers and students at the International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership.

A Time-out for Athletics

For the first time since World War II, intercollegiate athletics have come to a halt—this time because of a global pandemic and not a global conflict. The absence of competition, after countless hours of preparation, has left many student-athletes feeling lost. In response, administrators and coaches are trying new approaches to help athletes adjust and be successful off the field.

Kopchick Hall: Where Scientists Meet

Opening in 2023, this new science complex is designed to bring improved collaboration, communication, and visibility to student and faculty work.

Our Fight for Civil Rights in Indiana

From protests demanding integration of the community pool to memorial marches on Philadelphia Street to the start of a speakers’ bureau and an elementary tutoring program—the fight for civil rights in Indiana took many forms. It also had faculty champions. IUP retiree Edith Cord shares her memories from the ’60s and ’70s of faculty efforts “to give everyone a better chance at the American dream.”

“Much Ado” Is Truly Something

Adapting creatively is at the heart of theater, so it’s only natural that students in the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance would find a way to put on a show and stay safe doing it. While the production is called Much Ado about Nothing, the way these theater students brought it together is truly something. 

A Winning Recipe

Culinary Arts alumna Kristin Butterworth is blazing a trail for female chefs in fine dining.