“Almost like a Miracle”: Title IX Transforms IUP Women’s Sports
Title IX transformed women’s sports at IUP—from low-budget programs that sold baked goods to survive to the championship-caliber teams and athletes of today. Read about the evolution of sports in the half-century since this groundbreaking law was passed.
IUP Hosting Ambassador of Mali to Give Two Presentations, March 21–22
The Ambassador of Mali to the United States, Sekou Berthé, will give two presentations at IUP: "West and Central Africa at the Crossroads of Global Security Challenges" and "Economic Matters and Investment Opportunities in Mali, West Africa." Both events are free and open to the public.
IUP Hosting Sheetz Executives for “People and Culture” Discussion
Sheetz, Inc. President/CEO Travis Sheetz and Executive Vice President of People and Culture Stephanie Doliveira will present “People and Culture: A Panel Discussion” at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on March 22. The presentation, free and open to the community, will be held in the Eberly Auditorium in the Eberly College of Business.
Tibetan Monks Return to Campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be in residence on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania from March 21 until March 25. During this time, they will present a variety of events that will be open to both the campus and the community. Most of the events are free of charge.
IUP Hosting Ambassador of Mali for Presentation
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Pan-African Studies program is sponsoring a free public presentation by the Ambassador of Mali to the United States, Sekou Berthé, on March 21 at 7:00 p.m. in Jane Leonard Hall B-11. The presentation, “West and Central Africa at the Crossroads of Global Security Challenges,” is free and open to the community.
Voices of Experience: Black Alumni Helping Black Students
Black alumni spanning several decades at IUP are working with the university to help current Black students succeed. See what the Black Experience Alumni Committee, known as BEAC, has planned.
Home Is Where the Mind Is: Supporting Students from Countries in Crisis
Students from Ukraine, Afghanistan, and other countries in crisis face many obstacles to completing their education in the US. See how some have coped and have found help through IUP and the greater community.
Imagine Unlimited Impact: Campaign Helps Students on Path to Bigger Things
Four students help illustrate the impact of IUP’s record-breaking Imagine Unlimited campaign. Hear from scholarship recipients in chemistry and football, a grad assistant promoting fairness in policing, and a food pantry worker who has connected hundreds of students with meals.
When a Change Becomes Essential
Tired of changing his son’s diaper on the men’s room floor, 2009 graduate Donte Palmer made an Instagram post that led to a national campaign pushing for changing tables in all public restrooms. His organization has since expanded to offer other help to parents, but especially to fathers.
Giving New Life to Oak Grove’s Fallen Trees
Fallen trees from the Oak Grove are sawed into boards and used in student art projects in the Wood Center. Students experience the complete process, from logs to finished art, thanks to IUP’s innovative woodworking program.
Engaging Young Writers with Digital Story Games
Young writers explore coding, storytelling, and decision making as they create stories with multiple pathways through the Digital Story Game Project. This project assists teachers with curriculum planning and promotes collaboration in the classroom.
Creating New Lab Experiences in Speech-Language Pathology
While speech-language pathology programs typically focus on working with school children, IUP's program blends this emphasis with hands-on training for the healthcare side of the profession, thanks to a new lab.
New Rural Health Podcast in Partnership with IRMC
Rural Health Pulse, a new podcast collaboration between IUP and the Indiana Regional Medical Center, launched its first episode on November 17, 2022. The monthly series will focus on issues and stories that impact the region's health, along with programs and initiatives designed to improve healthcare and wellness in rural Pennsylvania.
Episode 4 of Rural Health Pulse looks at the rapidly advancing technological developments are helping rural hospitals to improve the quality of care while decreasing hospitalization and recovery time.
In this episode, Dr. Dan Clark, IRMC Director of Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, discusses the adoption and growth of robotic surgery at Indiana Regional Medical Center.