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Biology RUIA program highlight

Exploration in Biotechnology IUP/RUIA Summer Program

Exclusively for students from RUIA College in Mumbai, India

Upward Bound student research

Upward Bound Math and Science at IUP

Upward Bound Math and Science at IUP is a federally-funded college prep program, providing educational experiences to Indiana County high school students.

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STEM Academy

Kopchick College STEM Academy offers a new program for high-achieving high school students through IUP's Dual Enrollment program

We change lives through science, our graduates change the world!

Our graduates change the world as educators, scientists, and leaders.

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  • opportunities to explore, create, and innovate,
  • team-based problem solving in teaching and learning,
  • interdisciplinary scientific research, and
  • challenges to inspire individual achievement.

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IUP Council of Trustees Approves Naming Resolutions

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees approved three naming resolutions on Thursday, May 4, 2023.

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.

Student Selected for Scholarship Established in Honor of Homer City Woman and IUP Graduate

An Indiana County student attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania received the 2023 Patricia Hilliard Robertson Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Female Science Student.

Research Sponsored by New Pig Company Leads Cambria Heights Student to IUP

Elizabeth Kinney, a senior at Cambria Heights Senior High School and daughter of Mike Kinney and Pauline Kinney, of Dysart, is a 2023 recipient of an IUP Dean’s Merit Scholarship to study safety sciences at IUP based on her research project, “Slip Resistance,” sponsored by New Pig, of Tipton.

IUP Research Appreciation Week Events

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate innovative student and faculty research and creative work and welcome Dean Emerita Deanne Snavely as the Women in STEM Summit speaker during IUP’s 2023 Research Appreciation Week, planned for April 3 to 6 at the KCAC.