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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Research Appreciation Week spotlights the spirit of innovation and collaboration shared by all disciplines and recognizes the contributions that IUP original research and scholarship make to the region and world.

Research Appreciation Week includes a number of events showcasing the outstanding research done by IUP's faculty and students, including the Scholar's Forum held on April 8, 2020.

Health and Wellness Promotion would like for you to post a picture of your favorite memory of IUP.

Submit photos on Health and Wellness Promotions’ Twitter feeds @iupaware or @iupranger1.

CANCELED: MFA Thesis Exhibition

University Museum, 1st floor Sutton Hall AND Kipp Galleries, Sprowls Hall

The Lively Arts

Concurrent exhibitions showcasing works by the Spring 2020 Master of Fine Arts candidates from IUP's Art Department.  These exhibitions celebrate the final stages of graduate degree work and feature a wide variety of styles and media. The exhibits are presented across three campus venues in Sutton and Sprowls Hall. 

University Museum Hours: 2:00–6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; noon-7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon–4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Kipp and Annex Gallery Hours: noon–4:00 p.m., Tuesday–Friday. Closed Monday, Saturday, Sunday and all university holidays and breaks.

This exhibit runs from March 31, 2020 to April 25, 2020 

Free Admission

Join the IUP CDPC for their next installment of their Ask an Employer: Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know live Zoom session with Clark Associates, Inc. 

Hear firsthand what it’s like to work for one of the largest food service equipment dealers in North America, learn about opportunities they have available for current students and graduates, and get some career advice along the way. To tune in for the session, please go to https://iupvideo.zoom.us/j/934930555

CANCELED: IUP Conquer the Mic

HUB Ohio Room

Student Cooperative

Canceled: Conquer the Mic 2020Please be aware that, in accordance with the directives issued by IUP President Driscoll in his email dated Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 1:15 p.m. regarding coronavirus COVID-19 precautions and the prohibition of any program or event of 75 people or over, STATIC has canceled IUP Conquer the Mic, scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2020, in the HUB Ohio Room at 7 p.m.

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Are you IUP's best music act? Prove it at STATIC's IUP Conquer the Mic!

The event takes place on Thursday, April 9, in the HUB Ohio Room, starting at 7:00 p.m. The event is free for groups to register and perform, as well as for individuals to attend.

All bands (including all genres, groups, solo acts, acoustic acts, singer-songwriters, and other performers) are eligible to participate, so long as at least one member of the group is an active IUP student. Winners will be eligible to receive bragging rights and a sweet trophy, as well as cash prizes! $200 will be awarded to first place, $150 will be awarded to second place, and $100 will be awarded to third place.

Judging will consist of both official event judges, as well as audience participation and voting. Encourage your friends, roommates, and groupies to attend!

Event registration is now closed.

To register, you must complete the application here, and submit a 30-second demo. If your demo doesn't successfully upload with the online application, submit the file to znclark@iup.edu. The deadline for entry is March 30.

For more information, visit the STATIC website or Twitter page.

Netflix & Chill: Spy Kids (Virtual)

Netflix Watch Party Chrome Extension

Student Cooperative

netflix & chill: spy kidsThursday, April 9

8:00 p.m.

Watch via Google Chrome's Netflix Watch Party extension, available here!

Must have a Netflix account, but you can sign-up for a free 30-day trial!

One lucky winner will win tickets to STATIC's Homecoming Concert 2020!


CANCELED: West Virginia Dance Company

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

Called “WV’s best kept secret,” West Virginia Dance Company was founded in 1977 with the distinct purpose of enriching lives through dance and with special emphasis on making dance more accessible to rural communities. Today, the company continues to delight audiences across Appalachia and beyond with works that are thought-provoking and engaging yet approachable and appropriate for an audience of any age.

For its 43rd season, West Virginia Dance Company introduces a new project, “Love of Power vs. Power of Love,” which explores the choice between exerting power over others or acting out of love. The piece unmasks the divisiveness, isolation and intolerance that evolves from misuse of power, and reveals the power of love to heal, unite and remind us of our shared humanity.

The program will also include a performance by the IUP Dance Theater Company of a new work created for the company by WVDC founder Toneta Akers-Toler. This production is suitable for all ages, but the optional post-show discussion contains mature themes.

The ticket prices for this show are as follows:

Regular: $22

Senior(60+), Military, Non-Student I-Card: $18

Under 18: $11

IUP Student (Limit 4): $11

Please note there is additional fee of $3 per ticket when purchasing on the day of the show.

Get tickets here.