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IUP Magazine, Fall 2009

‘Where Pap Worked’

Where Pap Worked

IUP’s Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety is helping to prevent future mine disasters by digitizing old mine maps and entering them in an on-line, searchable database.


Remnants of Coal Culture


An exhibit at the University Museum tells the story of Indiana County coal-mining through artifacts from the past 125 years.


Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The journey from Laura Kline’s Kittanning home to Pittsburgh was not for a job or a summer internship, but rather for something Kline, thirty-one, has grown accustomed to—surgery.


Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

The remake of the 1939 film classic paralleled the original in one respect: a storybook ending. Gavin Smith, an IUP junior, overcame the odds to win the NCAA Division II golf tournament.


IUP By the Numbers

IUP by the Numbers

IUP is one of four regional universities included in Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation’s second Western Pennsylvania Campus Heritage Study.