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IUP Student Film Association Partners with Local Electronic Musicians to Present Live Music & Film Event

On Tuesday, November 28 at 7pm in the Indiana Theater in downtown Indiana PA, local electronic musicians Rapid Uncontrolled Disassembly partners with the IUP Student Film Association in presenting a series of music videos. Over the course of six songs and six videos we’ll follow a number of characters that stretch into liminal dimensions and experience absurd activity. These realms appear familiar, yet otherworldly. The songs will be performed live and the music videos will be projected on the big screen behind them. 

Scholastic Book Fair at IUP Libraries

Do some holiday shopping for the children in your life at the Scholastic Book Fair!

Homeless Veterans Stocking Project

It’s a Wonderful Life holiday cheer has spread to the IUP Police Department this winter! Stop by our lobby, check out our holiday décor, and drop off a donation for the Homeless Heroes Stocking Project.

IUP Institute for Rural Health and Safety Partnering With Community Agencies for “Operation Safe Holiday” Driving Campaign

The Indiana County Highway Safety Project, part of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Rural Health and Safety, is working with Armstrong County Commissioner Pat Fabian, District Attorney Katie M. Charlton, Armstrong County Sheriff Frank Pitzer, the Pennsylvania State Police, and Margy Gray from State Farm Insurance for an awareness campaign about safe driving during the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing: JW Writing Center's Involvement

The Writing Center tutors and staff members presented at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in Pittsburgh.

Emergency Communications and Fire Drill Communication

In the next several months, messages and information about emergency preparedness planning will be shared with you. Thank you, in advance, for your careful review of this information and for your participation in upcoming training and drills.

Final Weyandt Hall Planetarium Show Set for Nov. 18, 20

After 56 years of being a window to the stars for the Indiana University of Pennsylvania community, IUP will say goodbye to its Weyandt Hall planetarium and Spitz A3P projector with a final show on November 18 and November 20.

Mark Your Calendars: November 28 is Giving Tuesday

On Tuesday, November 28, IUP will join the global fundraising campaign, Giving Tuesday. This is your chance to make an impact on IUP students now and in the future.

Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative Lecture Series Continuing With Nov. 17 “Intersections Between Myth, Imagination, and Literature”

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative will continue its lecture series with “Intersections Between Myth, Imagination, and Literature” on November 17 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in IUP’s Jane Leonard Hall room 305. The program is free and open to the community and will also be offered via Zoom.

IUP Selected for “Best for Vets” Listing by “Military Times”

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected as one of the top public universities in Pennsylvania by the Military Times for its 2023 Best for Vets: Colleges list. IUP is ranked highest on the listing of the state and region’s public universities selected for the honor.

IUP Performing Arts Groups Present Gilbert & Sullivan’s Swashbuckling “The Pirates of Penzance”

IUP’s Music Theater, Theatre-by-the-Grove, Symphony Orchestra, and Chorale will present a production of the popular classic comic operetta, “The Pirates of Penzance,” with libretto by W. S. Gilbert and music by Arthur Sullivan, on November 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. 

Winter Utilities Savings Program Begins December 18

As part of ongoing work to create efficiencies and to reduce costs, IUP will continue its Winter Utilities Savings Program during the 2023–24 winter break.

IUP, Indiana Regional Medical Center Presenting Conference on Rural Healthcare and Future of Health and Wellness

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center will present the second annual Pennsylvania Mountains Rural Health Conference on November 16 in celebration of National Rural Health Day. The program is open to the community, and preregistration is required.

IUP to Celebrate Opening of $90-Million John J. and Char Kopchick Hall With Ribbon Cutting Event Nov. 2

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will celebrate the opening of John J. and Char Kopchick Hall, the university’s new $90-million, 142,536-square-foot science and mathematics building, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 2 at 4:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the community.

Reminder from the Post Office

The IUP Post Office continues to follow the operating guidelines for department mail/package pickup and drop-off, which were put in place in 2020.

University Museum Exhibit to Showcase WPA Federal Arts Project

"Pieces from the Collection," an exhibit by the University Museum at IUP, features artists that shared an important background of working and creating art for the Federal Arts Project, a division of the Depression-era Works Progress Administration, often referred to as the WPA.