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Cops sworn in to Pittsburgh force, some for 2nd time

A graduate of the IUP Police Academy is sworn into service for the Pittsburgh police force.

Posted on 2/11/2019 3:27:24 PM

Conemaugh Meyersdale names new chief nursing officer

A nursing master's degree recipient is named to head a regional nursing unit.

Posted on 2/11/2019 3:22:51 PM

Banking isn't sexy, new president of S&T Bank says. And that makes it a challenge to attract new talent.

IUP graduate and Distinguished Alumni Award recipient David Antolik talks about the future of banking.

Posted on 2/11/2019 3:18:55 PM

Hard Hatted Women and Women of Action

IUP's recent exhibition at the University Museum is profiled.

Posted on 2/11/2019 3:14:15 PM

Students in the news(5)

Local students are honored for academic excellence.

Posted on 2/11/2019 3:11:36 PM

Author explores personal ties to Appalachia region

An IUP graduate authors a book about Appalachia.

Posted on 2/11/2019 3:03:05 PM

IUP women's basketball moves up one spot in national poll

IUP's women's basketball team continues to climb in the rankings.

Posted on 2/8/2019 1:57:41 PM

Piazzas to discuss son's hazing death

A couple who lost their son at a Penn State fraternity will speak about hazing.

Posted on 2/8/2019 1:52:24 PM

IUP to present ‘Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín’

An IUP performance is highlighted.

Posted on 2/8/2019 1:50:18 PM

Tony Norman: When dreams are the color of paper bags

Art alumnae Ashley Jones' show is reviewed by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Posted on 2/8/2019 1:47:40 PM

‘Staff Showcase’ exhibit on display at The Gallery Shop

An IUP graduate is exhibiting in a West Virginia art shop.

Posted on 2/8/2019 1:45:22 PM

IUP to offer energy management track

IUP's Eberly College energy track is highlighted.

Posted on 2/8/2019 1:11:24 PM

Struggling to meet sales target? Bootstrapped Intandemly will help you personalize B2B sales, drive growth

An IUP graduate's business is profiled in a newsletter about B2B activity.

Posted on 2/5/2019 5:30:59 PM

New exhibit at IUP highlights history of working women

Exhibitions at the University Museum at IUP are highlighted.

Posted on 2/5/2019 5:28:28 PM

Gas well pressure issue leads to testing of water supply for northern Westmoreland County communities

IUP continues to test a Westmoreland County reservoir for water quality in light of adjacent drilling projects.

Posted on 2/5/2019 5:26:11 PM

St. Andrew’s sets event on equity in preschool

An IUP education professor is an invited speaker for a panel on equity in preschool.

Posted on 2/4/2019 3:49:16 PM

Erie prosecutor Erin Connelly announces for judge

An IUP graduate has announced her candidacy for a judicial position in Erie County.

Posted on 2/4/2019 3:45:07 PM

Oakmont Bakery moves to a bigger and brighter space on Feb. 5

An IUP graduate is part of the new Oakmont Bakery.

Posted on 2/4/2019 3:42:05 PM

Women in wildlife: Managing critters from bugs to bears gains its own workforce diversity

An IUP graduate is part of a growing number of women in wildlife work.

Posted on 2/4/2019 3:38:20 PM

Duane Morris Partner Mauro M. Wolfe Named Co-Chair of the International Bar Association's Criminal Law Committee

Eberly's Hall of Distinction recipient Mauro Wolfe is selected for a prestigious committee.

Posted on 2/4/2019 3:31:54 PM

Outdoors: The fisher can’t shake its bad reputation

A study by IUP and the Game Commission is cited in an article about fishers.

Posted on 2/4/2019 3:00:05 PM

IUP sets events to celebrate Black History Month

IUP's Black History Month programming is promoted.

Posted on 2/4/2019 1:02:36 PM

Westmont Arts Center’s Latest Exhibition Found in Facility’s Storage Area

Art by retired art professor Robert Slenker will be put on display at a Cambria County art gallery.

Posted on 2/4/2019 1:01:00 PM

Groundhog Day more than a celebration of early spring

A couple that met at the Academy of Culinary arts ties the knot on Groundhog day.

Posted on 2/4/2019 12:48:08 PM

CNX plans to remediate gas well

IUP's work to monitor a water reservoir is noted.

Posted on 2/4/2019 12:43:37 PM

Interview: Iran’s post-revolution regime to fall soon- activist Reza Parchizadeh

IUP researcher and Ph.D. student offers commentary about Iran.

Posted on 2/4/2019 12:41:09 PM

Butler Co. Symphony Names Soprano Vocalist As Concerto Winner

An IUP music student wins the Collegiate Concerto Competition.

Posted on 2/4/2019 12:27:08 PM

Jeff Tech students start 'ArtsPath' residency with Hollidaysburg artist

IUP ArtsPath program artist will be in Hollidaysburg.

Posted on 2/4/2019 12:23:54 PM

Mars grad hits a high note with Grammy nomination

An IUP graduate is nominated for a Grammy.

Posted on 2/4/2019 12:19:23 PM

'Driving while black': Lawyer says he was racially profiled in luxury car

IUP criminology professor emeritus R. Paul McCauley offers comments about police profiling.

Posted on 1/25/2019 6:41:15 PM

Top 100 People(1)

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll, Trustee Laurie Kuzneski and Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Research Institute Board Member David Antolik were selected for the Pennsylvania Business Central's top 100 people in business and economic development who have learned how to develop their organizations and communities.

Posted on 1/25/2019 9:01:48 AM

'Sharing system' plan would allow Millersville students to take courses at any state-owned university

IUP President Driscoll offers comments about the Chancellor's proposal for sharing systems.

Posted on 1/24/2019 2:35:38 PM

IUP to offer new energy management track

IUP's Eberly College's energy management program is highlighted.

Posted on 1/22/2019 10:38:53 AM

Knox native Reichard named ‘literacy leader'

A 2012 graduate of IUP has been named a leader in literacy education.

Posted on 1/22/2019 9:37:02 AM

Knox Native Named to Prestigious Literacy Leader List

An IUP graduate is recognized for his teaching excellence in the field of literacy.

Posted on 1/22/2019 8:44:11 AM

Women's March in Clarion in step with others across globe

Sociology professor Dr. Susan Boser spoke at a regional women's march.

Posted on 1/22/2019 8:39:50 AM

Valley students come together for area band festival

IUP music professor Dr. Jason Worzbyt was guest conductor for a high school music festival.

Posted on 1/22/2019 8:36:59 AM

IUP explains use of state grant to combat sex assault(1)

IUP's second $30,000 grant through the It's On Us PA project will be used to continue the Green Dot bystander program at IUP.

Posted on 1/18/2019 4:17:44 PM

IUP explains use of state grant to combat sex assault

IUP is the recipient of a second $30,000 grant through Governor Wolf's It's On Us PA program to combat sexual assault.

Posted on 1/18/2019 4:12:28 PM

Keynote speaker named for Women's History Month Banquet

An IUP graduate and Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is selected as a keynote speaker for a Women's History Month banquet.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:52:08 PM

State System of Higher Education transforming to expand educational opportunities

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll spoke during the installation of Chancellor Greenstein.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:46:05 PM

Somerset County Sheriff Cramer announces run for re-election

An IUP graduate is seeking re-election to his position as a sheriff in Cambria County.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:41:57 PM

Valley students to present honors band concert at new Danville center

An IUP faculty member will be guest conductor for a high school band honors concert.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:39:50 PM

Central Cambria appoints assistant superintendent

A doctoral graduate is named to an administrative post at  Central Cambria School District.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:35:14 PM

Out & About: Art on Tap warms up a cold January night

A MFA student has an exhibition at a Westmoreland County museum.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:32:08 PM

Westmoreland's Register of Wills to seek another term in office

An MBA graduate is seeking public office in Westmoreland County.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:27:53 PM

Attorney Bob Manzi running for Indiana County D.A.

An IUP graduate is running for district attorney in Indiana County.

Posted on 1/18/2019 2:25:22 PM

Somerset County sheriff seeking second term in office

An IUP graduate is seeking a second term as sheriff in a regional community.

Posted on 1/14/2019 2:46:35 PM

Owner of Brody's Rib & Chophouse shares passion for authentic barbecue

An IUP hospitality management graduate with a restaurant is featured.

Posted on 1/11/2019 9:59:38 AM

S&T Bank appoints new president

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner David Antolik is named president of S&T Bank.

Posted on 1/11/2019 9:53:16 AM

Borough council hires new parking coordinator

Two IUP graduates are hired by Indiana Borough to work with planning and zoning; a grant from the Governor's Center for Local Government Services will provide stipends to two IUP student interns.

Posted on 1/11/2019 9:51:20 AM

IUP to receive grant to combat sex assault

IUP receives a $30,000 grant, part of Governor Tom Wolf's "It's On Us PA" project to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities.

Posted on 1/11/2019 9:47:49 AM

Austin’s Playroom project to receive $25,000 donation

An Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is directing a program for families of children with serious illnesses.

Posted on 1/9/2019 9:31:28 AM

PRA Group (PRAA) Announces Danielle Brown to Board

An IUP graduate is named to PRA's board of directors.

Posted on 1/9/2019 9:28:49 AM

S&T Bank appoints Antolik as president

An IUP graduate and Distinguished Alumni Award winner is named president of S&T Bank.

Posted on 1/9/2019 9:26:10 AM

Seton Hill Dean to Lead IUP College of Fine Arts

An IUP graduate has been tapped to serve as dean of the College of Fine Arts.

Posted on 1/7/2019 3:22:55 PM

Shari Robertson Becomes 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

A recently retired professor and provost associate is named president of a national organization.

Posted on 1/7/2019 3:03:53 PM

Westmoreland County Judge Marsili leaves a long career in law, sort of

An IUP political science graduate concludes 19 years in service as a judge.

Posted on 1/7/2019 3:01:10 PM

Veteran music instructor looks to career coda, choral reunion during final year at Derry Area

A choral teacher is recognized for making an impact on thousands of students, including an IUP music major.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:58:35 PM

Vandergrift man credited with starting movement that saved historic Casino Theater

A community has set up a fundraising program to honor a local graduate who worked to preserve historic places in his home region.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:55:37 PM

Upper Yoder Township supervisor to run for Cambria County commissioner

A graduate is planning a run for Cambria County government.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:52:36 PM

Outdoors calendar of events in Lancaster County

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Jeff Larkin will present a program on bird conservation.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:47:41 PM

Giorgos Krasidis Quartet Comes to Technopolis 20

An IUP graduate is the founder of an international jazz group.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:45:05 PM

Mother's love of teaching inspired Burrell High School librarian

An IUP graduate who is a local librarian is recognized.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:26:24 PM

Kelly Dougherty named deputy commissioner for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs

A graduate of IUP is named to the Vermont Department of Health.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:10:42 PM

Westmoreland's chief public defender announces judicial candidacy

An IUP finance graduate is running for a judicial post.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:08:09 PM

McKeesport Police Chief Announces Retirement, Effective Feb. 1

An IUP graduate completes 26 years of service in a community police agency.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:05:48 PM

Violin, piano concert set

A former music professor will be part of a community concert.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:03:12 PM

Cape Cod 5 Hires Two New Banking Center Managers

An IUP graduate is named to a position at a regional financial institution.

Posted on 1/7/2019 2:00:27 PM

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An IUP theater graduate crowdfunds her play for a national competition.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:57:49 PM

‘Shared Visions’ Opening Show For OC Arts Center

An IUP graduate is part of a regional art exhibition.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:55:14 PM

Lancaster County college news: Dec. 25, 2018

A local student is recognized as the senior class gift presenter at the December commencement ceremony.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:53:23 PM

How Local Universities Are Working To Retain More Teachers Amidst A Statewide Shortage

IUP's Dr. Sue Rieg talks about IUP's efforts to address a teacher shortage.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:51:03 PM

AHEPA scholarship recipients

A local student in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology is the recipient of a community scholarship.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:49:05 PM

S&T Bank hires senior vice president

An IUP graduate is named to a senior position at S&T Bank.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:46:38 PM

Desire to learn fuels Indiana couple's extensive travel

Two IUP retired professors are "on the road" to explore the world.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:44:52 PM

Indiana County welcomes URBN Development

IUP is recognized as a factor in helping to attract a business to Indiana County.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:43:00 PM

Workforce Investment Board honors S&T as employer of year

IUP, WCCC and ICTC are working together to better serve the workforce needs of the region.

Posted on 1/7/2019 1:40:18 PM

EUP hires Inaugural Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

An IUP doctoral student is named to a position to promote diversity and inclusion at Edinboro University.

Posted on 12/18/2018 3:50:47 PM

SCF Professor to Serve as Associate Editor of Publication

A graduate of IUP's doctoral program chosen to edit academic publication.

Posted on 12/18/2018 3:48:09 PM

Payrailz promotes Horng Tern to CTO and Paul Franko moves to COO role

A computer science graduate is named CTO at a national company.

Posted on 12/18/2018 10:25:46 AM

IUP political science faculty developing book on Homeland Security

Political science professor Dr. Aleea Perry is working with former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge on a book about the development of the Department of Homeland Security.

Posted on 12/18/2018 10:23:38 AM

Chamber of commerce hires new president

An IUP graduate is named to lead the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on 12/18/2018 10:20:16 AM

Tom Ridge, IUP professor seeking interviews for homeland-security book

IUP political science professor Dr. Aleea Perry is working with the Ridge Group on a book about the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

Posted on 12/18/2018 10:18:26 AM

Haggerty Selected Among Top Financial Advisor Moms In the Nation

An IUP economics graduate is placed high on the list of Top Wealth Advisor Moms 2018.

Posted on 12/17/2018 2:23:00 PM

Number of US students seeking mental health services rises

Trustees hear an update from the director of University Health Services about mental health care.

Posted on 12/17/2018 2:20:15 PM

New Steamshop Initiative proposed

IUP Trustees learn about the proposed Steamshop initiative.

Posted on 12/17/2018 2:17:06 PM

Officials discuss rise in students seeking mental health services

IUP Trustees hear from the director of University Health Services.

Posted on 12/17/2018 2:15:29 PM

Newspaper: Illinois has lack of oversight on security guards

Dr. R. Paul McCauley (criminology emeritus) offers comment about the lack of accountability in the private security industry.

Posted on 12/17/2018 2:13:51 PM

Official says KCAC set for a record-breaking month(1)

Strong attendance at the KCAC events is creating the best December ever, Trustees learn.

Posted on 12/17/2018 2:10:56 PM

Probe: Illinois lacks oversight on security guards(2)

Criminology professor emeritus Dr. R. Paul McCauley offers comment on private security guards.

Posted on 12/17/2018 11:26:07 AM

Probe: Illinois lacks oversight on security guards(1)

Posted on 12/17/2018 11:23:46 AM

Probe: Illinois lacks oversight on security guards

IUP Criminology Professor Emeritus R. Paul McCauley offers commentary on private security guards.

Posted on 12/17/2018 11:21:17 AM

Older couple not about to quit learning, traveling as nation's busiest Road Scholars

Retired German professors Drs. Gerald and Karen Ready are still on the go through the Road Scholars program.

Posted on 12/17/2018 11:18:55 AM

Illinois has lack of oversight on security guards

IUP criminology professor emeritus R. Paul McCauley offers comment on private security guards.

Posted on 12/17/2018 11:16:29 AM

Official says KCAC set for a record-breaking month

IUP's Kovalchick Complex posts a record-breaking month.

Posted on 12/17/2018 11:13:09 AM

IUP naming college, planned science center to honor couple's financial contribution to university

The naming of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the planned science building will honor Dr. John and Char Kopchick.

Posted on 12/17/2018 10:37:52 AM

IUP to name facility in honor of almuni couple

IUP's Council of Trustees approved naming the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics — and the $90 million facility it is building to house the college — in honor of alumni John and Char Kopchick.

Posted on 12/14/2018 3:39:47 PM

New IUP science facility to be named for Kopchicks

Alumni Dr. John and Char Kopchick will be honored with the naming of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the new science building.

Posted on 12/14/2018 3:36:58 PM

IUP to name new building after donors

IUP's Council of Trustees approves the naming of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and the new science facility in honor of Dr. John and Char Kopchick.

Posted on 12/14/2018 3:34:39 PM


The naming of the college and the new science building for alumni Dr. John and Char Kopchick is highlighted as part of a report about the December Council of Trustees meeting.

Posted on 12/14/2018 3:32:01 PM

Making a Difference: Holiday stockings made for homeless veterans in Pennsylvania

IUP student and member of the IUP University Police has organized a project to help homeless veterans.

Posted on 12/14/2018 11:14:15 AM

Ridge, IUP faculty member collaborate on homeland security book

A book being done by an IUP political science professor and former Governor Tom Ridge about the Department of Homeland Security is highlight.

Posted on 12/14/2018 10:01:49 AM

Accolades continue for IUP criminology online program

IUP's online criminology program is ranked as a "best online program" by a national organization.

Posted on 12/13/2018 7:25:22 PM

The Tribune investigated shootings by security guards. Here's what we found.

IUP criminology emeritus Dr. R. Paul McCauley offers expert commentary on policing.

Posted on 12/13/2018 7:21:15 PM

IUP Psych Students Give Back for Holidays

IUP Punxsutawney students are involved in a project to help community students get holiday gifts.

Posted on 12/11/2018 2:25:14 PM

IUP student wins prestigious scholarship(1)

An IUP student is selected for a Gilman study abroad scholarship.

Posted on 12/11/2018 11:18:31 AM

Hundreds set to graduate at IUP ceremonies Saturday

IUP sets December commencement.

Posted on 12/11/2018 11:14:26 AM

Board weighs renovation project

An IUP graduate is named to the superintendent position at a regional school district.

Posted on 12/11/2018 11:12:53 AM

BCSP Welcoming Three New Board Members in 2019

A graduate of the Safety Sciences program is named to a national board.

Posted on 12/11/2018 11:07:49 AM

State buying Cooch’s Bridge Revolutionary battle site

IUP's archeological services is working with a historical society to explore a historic battleground in Delaware.

Posted on 12/11/2018 11:05:22 AM

Man earns alumni achievement Award

A local man wins a Young Alumni Achievement Award.

Posted on 12/11/2018 9:44:41 AM

IUP student wins prestigious scholarship

An IUP student wins a Gilman scholarship for study abroad.

Posted on 12/11/2018 9:42:57 AM

Sibert Elected to Leadership Posts

Dr. Susan M. Sibert, Associate Professor in the Department of Professional Studies and Coordinator of the Principal Certification Program, was unanimously elected vice president of the Cambria Heights School Board at the annual reorganization meeting last week. This is Dr. Sibert’s 4th year in this leadership office. Previously, she served as second vice-president.

Posted on 12/7/2018 12:32:29 AM

Board approves grant application

The Indiana Area School Board is working with IUP to obtain a grant for expanding instruction in STEM.

Posted on 12/6/2018 12:40:52 PM

Local IUP student selected for scholarship

A local student is selected for the Hranitz scholarship at IUP.

Posted on 12/6/2018 12:37:37 PM

Spending plan adopted without change

An IUP student in the Indiana Fire Association program is hired as a police officer for Homer City.

Posted on 12/6/2018 12:33:02 PM

Nell Jack

IUP President Driscoll offers comments on the passing of Nell Jack.

Posted on 12/6/2018 11:36:14 AM

Menorah lighting marks Hanukkah

IUP is hosting a menorah in honor of Hanukkah.

Posted on 12/6/2018 11:33:59 AM

New South Strabane police chief getting accustomed to role

An IUP bachelor's and master's degree graduate is named head of a regional police department.

Posted on 12/4/2018 10:51:57 AM

Excela nursing officer tapped as key speaker for St. Vincent commencement

An IUP nursing graduate is tapped as a commencement speaker for a regional university.

Posted on 12/4/2018 10:50:06 AM

Santa Claus, ice sculptors come to town for Ebensburg's 'Dickens of a Christmas'

Students from IUP's Academy of Culinary Arts do ice carving as part of a community festival.

Posted on 12/4/2018 10:42:50 AM

World-renowned soloists to join symphony, chorus for ‘Messiah’

IUP will host a presentation of Handel's "Messiah."

Posted on 12/4/2018 10:40:36 AM

IUP's Giving Tuesday exceeded last year's total(2)

IUP exceeded its "Giving Tuesday" fundraising goal.

Posted on 11/30/2018 2:43:47 PM

IUP's Giving Tuesday exceeded last year's total(1)

IUP's over-goal "Giving Tuesday" project is detailed.

Posted on 11/30/2018 2:41:04 PM

IUP's Giving Tuesday exceeded last year's total

IUP's above-goal "Giving Tuesday" project is highlighted.

Posted on 11/30/2018 2:39:07 PM

Blairsville social media star to open Christmas concert at KCAC

An IUP Community Music School student will be part of a community holiday music show.

Posted on 11/29/2018 2:16:14 PM

Planetarium shows set at IUP

IUP's show at the planetarium is promoted.

Posted on 11/29/2018 2:13:54 PM

PREVAIL promotes positivity in educational solutions

Two IUP graduates are part of a program to inspire positivity in a school district.

Posted on 11/28/2018 6:12:10 PM

Trine University Names New Dean

An IUP graduate is named a dean at Trine University.

Posted on 11/28/2018 6:07:25 PM

Community leader receives Rural Health Hero award

An IUP graduate is honored with the Rural Health Hero of the Year Award.

Posted on 11/27/2018 1:31:40 PM

Authority and reform

IUP graduate Majid Mgamis offers an editorial to The Jordan Times.

Posted on 11/27/2018 1:21:13 PM

Ligonier artist inducted into IUP Hall of Distinction

A Ligonier native is selected for the IUP College of Fine Arts Hall of Distinction.

Posted on 11/27/2018 1:18:16 PM

IUP to host international educators under Fulbright grant

IUP has received a grant of $205,000 to host international teachers for both a rural and urban experience.

Posted on 11/27/2018 1:16:17 PM

College Briefs

A local woman selected for a Sutton Scholarship is recognized.

Posted on 11/26/2018 12:21:09 PM

Sotto Sopra’s An Evening of Holiday Songs and Dinner

An IUP graduate is part of a community festival to celebrate the holiday.

Posted on 11/26/2018 12:17:41 PM

Emmanuelle crafts beautiful ceramics, now available at PG&H

An IUP MFA graduate is practicing her craft in venues all over the world.

Posted on 11/26/2018 11:47:09 AM

Book Breakfast to be held

Professor Emeritus Dr. Edward Platt will be the presenter for the New Century Club book breakfast.

Posted on 11/26/2018 11:39:14 AM

Panhandle teacher elected to W.Va.Science Teachers Association board

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position in a science teaching association.

Posted on 11/26/2018 11:36:07 AM

How a good workplace safety program got even better

IUP's OSHA program and its assistance to a regional company is highlighted.

Posted on 11/20/2018 4:01:42 PM

You Can Have it All in Armstrong County

IUP's Northpointe Campus is highlighted in an article about Armstrong County.

Posted on 11/20/2018 3:58:53 PM

CFO of the Year winner: Carol Naugle with Deep Well Services

IUP graduate Carol Naugle is named one of the Pittsburgh Business Times' CFOs of the year.

Posted on 11/20/2018 10:33:23 AM

McSwaney Part of Team Competing at International Level

A local IUP student who is part of the Supply Chain Management competition team is recognized.

Posted on 11/19/2018 11:38:33 AM

Butler Attorney Plans to Run for Judge

A 1983 graduate plans to run for judge in Butler County.

Posted on 11/19/2018 11:35:11 AM

Griffiths Establish Scholarship at Alma Mater

Two IUP graduates establish an endowed scholarship.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:46:10 AM

Earn Loyalty from College Students with Gluten-Free Options

A graduate of the Academy of Culinary Arts is working to raise awareness of the need for gluten-free cooking and knowledge around food issues.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:44:31 AM

Avella native helped create IUP monument

A local student at IUP is recognized for her participation in the "Answering the Call" monument creation.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:41:21 AM

Bouquet - Help Us Help Them Dinner

IUP's Academy of Culinary Arts students are thanked for helping with a community fundraiser.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:39:32 AM

Garden Club Participates in IUP SEEDS Program

IUP SEEDS club and student volunteers are working with the Indiana Garden Club.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:37:09 AM

Student-Designed Veterans Monument to Be Unveiled at IUP

"Answering the Call" monument is highlighted.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:32:22 AM

Giving Tuesday Targets Hunger on Campus

IUP's Giving Tuesday food pantry initiative is highlighted.

Posted on 11/19/2018 8:19:03 AM

IUP team reaches international level of case-study competition(2)

IUP's supply chain management student competition team reaches the international finals.

Posted on 11/13/2018 1:10:31 PM

IUP team reaches international level of case-study competition(1)

A team from Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology successfully reached the international level of a case-study competition conducted by APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management.

Posted on 11/13/2018 1:08:14 PM

IUP team reaches international level of case-study competition

IUP's Supply Chain students reach the international level of competition in a contest sponsored by the Association for Supply Chain Management.

Posted on 11/13/2018 1:05:35 PM

IUP Eberly College of Business Recognized as 4th in the Nation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Business Schools Ranking

IUP's Eberly College's MBA program is ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the number of international students in the program.

Posted on 11/12/2018 11:57:38 AM

'Senate Under Republican Control': Trump's Foreign Policy Unstoppable - Analyst

Ph.D. student Reza Parchizadeh offers an analysis of the current political situation in the United States.

Posted on 11/12/2018 11:11:06 AM

From Peabody High School to Police Detective—Artie Patterson receives Community Service Award

An IUP criminology graduate is honored by her community.

Posted on 11/12/2018 11:08:32 AM

IUP funding for grant to train, retain more teachers increased

IUP is the recipient of additional funds for a teacher retention grant-funded program.

Posted on 11/12/2018 11:05:34 AM

Veterans monument to be unveiled at IUP(2)

IUP's ceremony to unveil "Answering the Call" is promoted.

Posted on 11/12/2018 11:01:12 AM

Veterans monument to be unveiled at IUP(1)

IUP's monument to honor veterans of Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom unveiling ceremony is highlighted.

Posted on 11/12/2018 10:59:23 AM

Veterans monument to be unveiled at IUP

IUP's "Answering the Call" monument unveiling is highlighted.

Posted on 11/12/2018 10:48:37 AM

Group Works to Revitalize Business Activity in Jersey Shore

An IUP student is facilitating a community effort to help to restore the New Jersey shoreline damaged by storms.

Posted on 11/12/2018 10:46:34 AM

Veterans Day Recognized Throughout The Area In Special Ceremonies

IUP's "Answering the Call" monument unveiling was featured in a news story on honoring veterans.

Posted on 11/12/2018 10:44:45 AM

Administrator leaving IUP after 10 years

IUP Vice President Dr. Cornelius Wooten is leaving IUP for another position.

Posted on 11/9/2018 10:38:52 AM

Up to Us Year 7 Launches with Thousands of Students on 400 Campuses Nationwide

IUP is one of the universities in the nation participating in the "It's Up to Us" project.

Posted on 11/9/2018 10:34:32 AM

OnlineMasters.com Names Top Master's in Adult Education Programs for 2019

IUP is named to a Top Master's in Adult Education program by OnlineMasters.com.

Posted on 11/9/2018 10:23:57 AM

Performances of 'World Builders' set

IUP will host a performance of "World Builders."

Posted on 11/9/2018 10:15:00 AM

Model train display to open

IUP's University Museum is hosting a holiday exhibit, free and open to the community.

Posted on 11/9/2018 10:12:58 AM

Sanitization and Gluten-Free Dining: Fact versus Fiction

A graduate of the Academy of Culinary Arts is working to help bring awareness to the issues of food safety and gluten-free issues.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:32:56 AM

The art of recovery

An IUP alumnae chronicles her struggles in recovery and how she is helping others through art.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:29:45 AM

New music director joins Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware

An IUP music education graduate is tapped for a position at a Delaware church.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:25:16 AM

Enquirer editorial board with Jim Renacci

IUP graduate and legislator Jim Renacci talks about his background and his work in Ohio.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:22:54 AM

S. Beloit library has new director

An IUP graduate is named director of the South Beloit library.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:16:24 AM

North Highland Announces New Customer Experience Executive

An IUP marketing graduate is named to a national firm as an associate vice president.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:08:50 AM

Established local musicians form the band Project: Pluto

A music education graduate is part of a band in the region.

Posted on 11/9/2018 9:06:50 AM

School districts to get $25,000 in public safety funding

IUP has received increased funding for its teacher retention initiative.

Posted on 11/2/2018 3:34:37 PM

Fisher Associates

An IUP alumna is named to a leadership position in her company.

Posted on 10/31/2018 4:18:25 PM

IUP Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble to present evening of music

IUP's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band will present a concert.

Posted on 10/30/2018 11:17:40 AM

IUP Dance Theater to bring exotic paintings to life

IUP Dance Theater will present Rousseau painting through dance at the fall concert.

Posted on 10/30/2018 11:16:03 AM

Chancellor shares his vision for future of state system

IUP hosted Chancellor Daniel Greenstein for a day with students, faculty, administrators and community members.

Posted on 10/30/2018 11:14:12 AM

Gas utility and pipeline operations training to resume Nov. 12

IUP's Northpointe campus will host another round of utility and pipeline training.

Posted on 10/30/2018 11:09:26 AM

ARIN Hires New Director of Special Education

A graduate and doctoral student is named to head a local ARIN Intermediate Unit.

Posted on 10/30/2018 11:05:55 AM

Education chancellor to visit IUP(1)

IUP is hosting Chancellor Greenstein for an open forum.

Posted on 10/30/2018 11:03:00 AM

Schuylkill County family's classroom had no walls

An IUP graduate authors a book on parenting and educating her children.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:53:50 PM

Farm Credit Announces Brian Rosati as Chief Financial Officer

An IUP accounting graduate is named Farm Credit Bureau CFO.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:50:18 PM

These Chattanooga girls earned the right to travel to college campuses across the country

Two members of a program for high school students with potential choose the Cook Honors College for their "Passport" experience.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:44:25 PM

Three area students among finalists in PSPA contest

IUP and IUP's Department of Journalism and Public Relations Chair Dr. Michele Papakie are recognized.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:38:27 PM

East Stroudsburg honors 2018 Music Hall of Fame inductees

IUP graduate Deborah Gasdek Booth is named to her community's Music Hall of Fame.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:35:01 PM

IUP schedules cyber security event

IUP hosts its annual Cyber Security/Information Assurance event.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:32:02 PM

IUP to headline this year's Band Fest

IUP's marching band is the headline group for the annual Band Fest.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:30:28 PM

Math whiz wraps up residence-style visit at IUP

IUP hosts the inaugural Serafini lecturer, Dr. Arthur Benjamin.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:27:03 PM

Senate approves four appointments to IUP Council of Trustees

The state senate confirmed appointment of four to the IUP Council of Trustees: Susan Delaney and Mark Holman were reappointed and Tim Cejka and Laurie Kuzneski were appointed to their first term on council.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:24:20 PM

High school athlete Katie Squires transitions to recreation coordinator for city of Bridgeport, WV

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position.

Posted on 10/24/2018 5:01:38 PM

Penn Cambria approves hiring of new principal

A current graduate student is named principal of a local school district.

Posted on 10/24/2018 4:58:00 PM

IUP's Music Theater to present 'Sweeney Todd'

IUP will present "Sweeney Todd," complete with the IUP Symphony Orchestra.

Posted on 10/24/2018 4:55:21 PM

Education chancellor to visit IUP

IUP will host Pennsylvania State System chancellor Dr. Daniel Greenstein.

Posted on 10/24/2018 4:52:59 PM

IUP to host international students

IUP will host a group of international students for an intensive immersion experience through a national program.

Posted on 10/24/2018 4:50:47 PM

Meet the man behind Westmoreland County's comprehensive plan

IUP graduate Brian Lawrence is working with Westmoreland County on its comprehensive plan.

Posted on 10/24/2018 4:47:47 PM

NSC presents Bay Crane safety director Linda F. Martin with Marion Martin Award

A doctoral student in safety sciences, Linda Martin, won the 2018 Marion Martin Award from the National Safety Council Women's Caucus.

Posted on 10/24/2018 3:56:22 PM

Quaker Valley hires new administrator for innovation and planning initiatives

An IUP mathematics major graduate is named to a leadership position at Quaker Valley School District.

Posted on 10/18/2018 5:25:55 PM

Retiring Rep. Reed taking job at First Commonwealth Bank

IUP graduate Dave Reed is named to a leadership post at First Commonwealth.

Posted on 10/18/2018 5:22:59 PM

Council members fill vacancy in Third Ward

Dr. Jonathan Southard, a retired chemistry professor, is tapped for Indiana Borough Council.

Posted on 10/18/2018 5:20:45 PM

IUP schedules planetarium shows

IUP's 2018-2019 planetarium shows are announced.

Posted on 10/18/2018 5:16:43 PM

Organ, voice in noon recital

An IUP student offers a recital in her community.

Posted on 10/18/2018 5:13:42 PM

McDonald inducted into IUP Hall of Fame

IUP graduate Beth Anne McDonald-Stevens is inducted into IUP's Sports Hall of Fame.

Posted on 10/16/2018 5:09:04 PM

Flamenco Passion

IUP will host Compania Flamenca Eduardo Guerrero for a performance.

Posted on 10/16/2018 5:07:30 PM

Help Us Help Them dinner to benefit Mahaffey firefighters

Students from the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts offer help for a community fundraising event.

Posted on 10/16/2018 5:05:11 PM

Dixon and Stott Take New Leadership Roles for CNB Bank

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position at CNB Bank.

Posted on 10/16/2018 5:02:49 PM

Once-quiet candidates in 14th Congressional District launch ads, exchange barbs

IUP political science professor Dr. David Chambers offers comments about a local race.

Posted on 10/16/2018 5:00:24 PM

IUP to celebrate International Education Week

IUP's Office of International Education will host its annual International Education Week.

Posted on 10/16/2018 4:58:02 PM

Club to host Seed Swap

IUP's SEEDS club will host its annual Seed Swap on Oct. 27.

Posted on 10/16/2018 4:56:18 PM

Alliance honors IUP's Residential Revival

IUP's Residential Revival project is honored by the Green Building Alliance.

Posted on 10/16/2018 4:50:03 PM

Drug Free Communities Coalition tackles discussion of addiction stigma

IUP professor Dr. Erick Lauber presents information for a town hall meeting on local addiction stigma.

Posted on 10/12/2018 10:06:39 AM

Awards: South Side High School

IUP graduate Matthew R. McBurney is the 2018 recipient of the Pennsylvania Council of Mathematics New Teacher Award.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:53:22 AM

IUP schedules archaeology open

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department Anthropology Department will hold its annual Archaeology Open House.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:48:57 AM

Series presents evening of flamenco music, dance

IUP's Lively Arts presents "Flamenco Pasin" as part of its Ovations! Series. The event is also part of International Education Week.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:46:38 AM

Noon recital is a one-man band

An IUP graduate continues to perform in his own band, Satrycon.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:42:58 AM

AICPA names 2018 Effective Learning Strategies Awards winners

A collaboration between Drs. Lynnan Mocek and Veronica Paz won an award an at accounting association's Effective Learning Strategies event poster session.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:40:44 AM

Dixon, Stott take new leadership roles at CNB Bank

An IUP accounting graduate is named to a leadership role at a regional bank.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:37:38 AM

IUP schedules archaeology open house

IUP's Department of Anthropology celebrates National Archaeology Month with an Archaeology Open House.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:34:26 AM

Scholarship established in memory of longtime IUP employee

A retired IUP administrator is honored with an endowed scholarship for journalism and public relations.

Posted on 10/12/2018 9:05:46 AM

11 Sci-tech building boom aims to make today's babies future state system students

IUP's plans for its new science building is highlighted.

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:49:14 PM

Shaler illustrator achieves childhood dream

IUP graduate Jim Rugg has achieved his dream of "owning" his own comic book character.

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:35:08 PM

IUP museum to host annual gala

IUP's University Museum will host its annual gala in October.

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:31:41 PM

Jamie Empfield, chief photographer

IUP graduate and Indiana Gazette photojournalist Jamie Empfield is profiled.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:41:55 PM

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra’s 90th anniversary season begins Oct. 20

The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra will include IUP groups for its Dec. 8 concert.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:39:27 PM

Who's News: Lancaster County hiring's and promotions

An IUP graduate is promoted by her company.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:34:55 PM

Nora Wells, digital media manager

An IUP marketing graduate is named to the position of digital manager at the Indiana Gazette.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:32:08 PM

IUP Theater opening 40th anniversary season

IUP's opening theater production, Fabric of the Nation, is highlighted.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:29:32 PM

Holocaust programs to be presented at IUP

Programs about policing in the Nazi era will be presented at IUP.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:27:36 PM

Holocaust programs to be presented

IUP will host several programs about the Holocaust in relation to understanding policing in the Nazi era.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:25:32 PM

Finding Interesting Investments in the Industrial Segment

An adjunct faculty member in Eberly's College of Business and Information Technology is interviewed for an article on investing.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:23:43 PM

IUP Parade floats to take a look at the four seasons

Events for IUP's Homecoming celebration are highlighted.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:21:09 PM

Parade floats to take a look at four seasons

IUP's Homecoming celebration events are detailed.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:18:29 PM

Parade floats to take a look at the four seasons

IUP's Homecoming celebration is featured.

Posted on 10/8/2018 6:16:33 PM

Conspiracy Theorists Are Embracing A Microwave Theory About US Diplomats Injured In Cuba

IUP Professor of Psychology Dr. David LaPorte offers comment about paranoia and conspiracy theorists.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:31:45 AM

Perry native memorialized with marker on Md. highway

An IUP alumni is honored for his work as a first responder.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:29:08 AM

Campus Briefs

A local student who participated in the Research Experiences for Summer Scholars program is highlighted.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:26:31 AM

York law firm Laucks & Monroe was an incubator for future judges

An IUP graduate is tapped to be a judge.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:21:47 AM

IUP enrollment continues decline

IUP's fall enrollment numbers are discussed.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:12:58 AM

Homecoming preparations underway

IUP's homecoming preparations are highlighted.

Posted on 10/4/2018 9:10:23 AM

Urban Outfitters plans $30M fulfillment center in central Pa.

IUP economics professor Dr. David Yerger offers comments about the impact of a major international business locating in Indiana.

Posted on 10/2/2018 12:21:51 PM

IUP names new FDI leaders

IUP names new leadership for Frederick Douglass Institute.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:12:16 PM

Lock Haven Gets Its First Permanent Female Police Chief

A graduate of the Police Academy is the first female chief of the Lock Haven police force.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:09:19 PM

IUP professors receive research grant(1)

IUP professors Drs. Jennifer and Anthony Perillo (psychology) received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study bias in forensic psychology.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:05:27 PM

Local IUP student part of Research Summer Scholars program

A local student is recognized for his participation in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars program.

Posted on 10/1/2018 7:02:36 PM

Local Student Cooking Recipe for Success at Biltmore Estate

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is working at the Bilmore Estate.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:58:53 PM

Focus On

IUP graduate Sean McLanahan is interviewed about his success in business.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:54:36 PM

IUP professors receive research grant

The National Science Foundation grant received by two psychology professors is highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:52:10 PM

It's Happening Here ...

IUP's faculty exhibition is a highlight on the community calendar.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:47:43 PM

Deal inked with URBN: Development at Windy Ridge to employ 225

IUP is cited as a major factor for an international firm to site its fulfillment center in Indiana.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:45:46 PM

IUP holds summer research program

Three local students were part of the 2018 Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program at IUP.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:41:02 PM

Quota honors speech and hearing scholarship recipients

Two IUP speech-language-pathology students were selected for Quota International of Indiana, Pa. Inc.'s scholarships.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:38:37 PM

New Hope-Solebury School Board taps Charles Lentz for superintendent

An IUP graduate is named superintendent of the New Hope-Solebury School District.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:36:36 PM

Nibbles: V & V Scratch Kitchen

An Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is the pastry chef for a V&V Scratch Kitchen.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:34:16 PM

RIPPLE EFFECT: Expert says Urban Outfitters' arrival will boost economy; development chief shuns glory

IUP economics professor Dr. David Yerger offers comments about what a business like Urban Outfitters could mean for the community.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:25:04 PM

After almost two centuries, rural Kiski Township hires its first manager

Kiski Township's first manager, Donna Piper, is an IUP bachelor's and master's degree graduate.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:22:18 PM

Supervisors approve pension costs

White Township Supervisors discuss IUP's Confluence Park project.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:18:09 PM

Have young men’s attitudes toward sexual violence changed since Kavanaugh’s youth?

An IUP junior offers comments about attitudes toward sexual violence.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:16:10 PM

Guest speakers to address MSSU, PSU audiences

An IUP graduate is offering  a lecture on “The Anglo-American Special Relationship: Fact, Fiction and Fantasy.”

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:13:17 PM

Career and College Readiness Expo set for Oct. 11

IUP is part of a community career fair.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:10:56 PM

FELT & FELLOWSHIP: ArtsPath class offers creative outlet at Reynoldsville Foundry

A local arts program is partnering with IUP's ArtsPath on a program for local artists.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:08:13 PM

Student and professors partner for children’s book

An IUP doctoral student is co-author of a children's book about diversity.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:06:15 PM

IUP to hold cyber security seminar

IUP's Office of Extended Studies is partnering with InfraGard Pittsburgh and S&T Bank for a cybersecurity seminar.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:03:29 PM

25 years, 25 green buildings. See them all here.

IUP's Residential Revival was honored by the Pittsburgh Green Building Alliance at the 25th anniversary event.

Posted on 10/1/2018 6:01:13 PM

Hogan fills three vacancies in Anne Arundel judiciary including first African American female judge

IUP graduate Elizabeth Sheree Morris was named to the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, the first female African-American to serve in this role.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:58:19 PM

Anne Arundel County's first female African-American Circuit Court judge appointed as three vacancies filled

An IUP graduate is the first African-American female judge to sit on the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:54:50 PM

WIU Faculty Member, Alumnus Collaborate on Children's Book

IUP doctoral student Jeremy McCool published a children's book to combat discrimination.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:52:09 PM

IUP Family Weekend

IUP's Family Weekend events are highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:49:47 PM

IUP Hall of Fame to induct Flora

A New Castle native is named to the IUP Hall of Fame.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:48:09 PM

Dabney Named Chair of Georgia State University’s Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology

IUP graduate Dr. Dean Dabney is named chair of Georgia State's criminal justice and criminology department.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:46:24 PM

Noted Author To Deliver Lecture At PSU

An IUP graduate is an invited speaker for a lecture on the Anglo-American relations to fiction and fantasy.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:42:56 PM

Dr. Thomas Slater to speak on June Mathis

IUP English professor Dr. Thomas Slater is an invited speaker on the topic of June Mathias.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:40:06 PM

GAI Consultants Appoints Bob Hurley Business Development Lead

An IUP graduate and inaugural member of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is named to a new position in a national engineering firm.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:38:15 PM

Woolwich Selectman Challenges Two-Term State Rep

An IUP graduate is running for political office in Maine.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:34:40 PM

IUP to help with teacher shortage(1)

IUP Dean of the College of Education and Communications discussed a recent grant to help with teacher retention with the IUP Council of Trustees.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:32:28 PM

Borough to unveil mural during Etna Art Tour

A local community partnered with IUP's ArtsPath to develop a student-created mural for the town.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:30:16 PM

Business newsmakers

An IUP graduate is named to the lending team of Mifflinburg Bank and Trust.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:27:53 PM

KCAC posts solid fiscal year

IUP's KCAC posted a solid financial year, Council of Trustees members were told at the September meeting.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:24:28 PM

Luckey honored for her service to IUP

Council of Trustees resolutions honoring retiring Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Rhonda Luckey are highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:22:26 PM

Professor explains why Marsh Run floods

IUP professor of geoscience Dr. Katie Farnsworth presented a program on stormwater drainage and flooding.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:19:55 PM

IUP approves construction of $90 million academic building

Information on IUP's new science building is presented to the IUP Council of Trustees.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:17:46 PM

Florence forces some Pittsburgh-area natives to come home

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate weathered Hurricane Florence.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:15:34 PM

Claira Heizenrater to showcase memento mori at The Station Gallery

IUP art graduate Claira Heizenrater is staging a show in Lock Haven.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:13:05 PM

WC Welcomes New Full-time Faculty Members

An IUP business graduate will serve as entrepreneur in residence at Westminster College.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:10:39 PM

New Castle native to lead Kansas City tourist agency

An IUP graduate is named to lead the Kansas City Tourism Agency.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:08:08 PM

IUP to hold Constitution Day on Monday

IUP's annual Constitution Day event is spotlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:05:49 PM

Slater to speak on June Mathis

IUP professor of English Dr. Thomas Slater was an invited presenter for a program on June Mathis.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:04:01 PM

'Organized stalking' ads on Vancouver transit a mental health concern, experts say

IUP psychology professor Dr. David LaPorte offers commentary on paranoia.

Posted on 10/1/2018 5:01:23 PM

Silky's Crow's Nest closing to make way for new Sharpsburg spot

A restaurant owned by an IUP graduate is profiled.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:57:45 PM

Local students complete studies at IUP Academy of Culinary Arts

Local students are recognized for completing academic requirements for graduation from the Culinary Academy.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:54:46 PM

Software Engineering Institute Announces New CFO

An IUP accounting graduate is named CFO for the Software Engineering Institute.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:52:25 PM

How use of force is taught in Pennsylvania’s police training academies

The director of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Academy, Dennis Marsili, discusses training of cadets related to lethal force.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:48:12 PM

Zuckerman Museum hosts “Occupations” exhibit

The work of IUP graduate Don Robinson is part of an exhibition at Kennesaw State University.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:29:56 PM

Readers React: Giving meaning to 9/11 on its anniversary

The Sugra family offer thanks to those who support the scholarship at IUP in his honor.

Posted on 10/1/2018 4:27:16 PM

Distinguished Forest Hills alumni to be honored

An IUP alumna will be honored by her high school.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:27:23 PM

IUP announces dean’s list

Local dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:23:22 PM

IUP, Mount Aloysius to mark 9/11 attacks

IUP's 9-11 ceremony is highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:21:46 PM

Pitt News ceasing Friday print editions

IUP's The Penn is part of a trend to on-line newspapers on college campuses.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:11:16 PM

Dean’s List: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Local dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:09:07 PM

Clarks Summit residents Daniel Mahoney and Rose Sebastianelli awarded fellowships

An IUP alumna is selected for a prestigious scholarship.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:07:03 PM

IUP students named to spring 2018 dean's list(1)

Local dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:04:37 PM

Quick Takes

An IUP graduate is named executive director of marketing, alumni and public relations at Eastern Gateway Community College.

Posted on 10/1/2018 12:02:19 PM


A master's degree graduate is named CEO at Heart of America Medical Center.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:59:26 AM

Hood pens book on children's horror literature

Dr. Katherine Hood's book is profiled.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:56:38 AM

IUP to hold Community Involvement Fair(1)

IUP will host its annual community involvement fair.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:19:31 AM

Greensburg woman teaches 'bug camp' to Chinese children

An IUP graduate is teaching Chinese children about insects.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:17:14 AM

Area student named to IUP culinary arts academy dean list

A local student is recognized for achieving culinary dean's list honors.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:15:19 AM

Pipeline training course in Armstrong County opens door to new careers

IUP's Northpointe campus hosts gas and pipeline training programs.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:13:12 AM

A BAND FAMILY: Punxsutawney students find confidence, camaraderie through music

An IUP graduate is continuing his commitment to marching band as the director of a high school program in Jefferson County.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:10:53 AM

Mom passes out notebooks to West Middlesex students in daughter's honor

An IUP graduate's memory is kept alive through her parent's school supplies drive.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:06:36 AM

In Marla's memory: The Pivarnik family is back in West Middlesex to hand out even more supplies

An IUP graduate is remembered through a school supplies distribution project.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:04:26 AM

Reminding of DUI dangers

IUP's Institute for Rural Health and Safety was part of a program about impaired driving in Clarion County.

Posted on 10/1/2018 11:01:56 AM

Pittsburgh Promise adds new college partners

IUP's role as a Pittsburgh Promise school is noted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:59:21 AM

Pottstown High Welcomes Assistant Principal

An IUP graduate is selected to serve as an assistant principal at the Pottstown school district.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:57:02 AM

New SAU 21 superindent hits the ground running

An IUP graduate is selected to lead a school district.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:55:13 AM

Butler YMCA Offers New Group Youth Mentoring Program

An IUP graduate is leading a program for youth in the Butler area.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:51:13 AM

New Woodland Hills principal seeks to establish trust

An IUP graduate is tapped to serve as a principal in a Pittsburgh area district.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:49:25 AM

Gradutes, Aug. 26, 2018

Area graduates are highlighted.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:46:23 AM

Community Band hosts renowned artist

IUP music faculty member Dr. Zach Collins is a guest artist for a community event.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:44:04 AM

IUP names interim dean of libraries

IUP's interim dean of IUP Libraries is introduced.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:42:10 AM

Mark Nordenberg recalls late vice chancellor’s Pitt Pride

A late alumni who went on to a leadership position at the University of Pittsburgh is remember.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:39:50 AM

Summer months busy for chamber

IUP's MARTI-CBH program, Operation Hope Shot, is discussed at the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting by President Driscoll.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:37:33 AM

Oil And Gas Drilling Could Endanger U.S. Archaeological Sites

IUP archeology professor Dr. Ben Ford offers comments about how to preserve important sites in the face of oil and gas drilling.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:34:32 AM

WaterFire Sharon honors 'everyday heroes'

An IUP music professor is part of a community celebration.

Posted on 10/1/2018 10:31:16 AM

IUP to offer annual charity bake sale Confections for a Cause

IUP's Communications Disorders, Special Education and Disability Services Department's fundraising event is profiled.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:42:36 PM

Former journalist achieves his career goal of helping others

An IUP journalism graduate is making a career of helping others.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:40:24 PM

Local drug effort earns accolades

A program to confront opioid addiction includes experts in IUP's Mid-Atlantic Research and Training Institute Community and Behavioral Health.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:38:09 PM

IUP free speech program to start

IUP's Year of Free Speech project is discussed.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:35:32 PM

North Stafford educator named region's teacher of the year

An IUP graduate is named teacher of the year in his region.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:32:35 PM

DEP Teaching Green: Environmental Ed Grant Success Stories

Dr. Holly Travis (biology) is recognized for her Western PA Watershed Collaboration Project.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:30:07 PM

Dean's List for Sept. 8

Local students who are dean's list students are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:27:53 PM

Spess receives promotion to colonel

An IUP graduate is promoted to the rank of colonel.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:25:59 PM

Foundation gives 3 Punxsutawney buildings to IUP

The Foundation for IUP gifted 3 downtown Punxsutawney buildings to IUP.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:24:26 PM

'Livin' on a Prayer': DAHS marching band show features music of Bon Jovi

An IUP graduate is the marching band director at DuBois Area High School.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:19:41 PM

Attains Dean's Lilst

Local students on the dean's list are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:16:47 PM

District lists new teachers, staff members

An IUP graduate is named to a teaching position in the Cranberry School District.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:14:22 PM

IUP athletic director Roach accepts job at Texas school

Steve Roach is leaving IUP to take a position at Texas A&M Kingsville.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:12:10 PM

IUP art faculty opens University Museum season

The work of IUP art faculty is showcased in the University Museum's first show of the season.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:07:50 PM

Foundation for IUP gifts three buildings in downtown Punxsy to IUP

The Foundation for IUP gifted three buildings to IUP in downtown Punxsutawney.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:05:17 PM

IUP students named to spring 2018 dean's list

Area students on the dean's list are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:03:24 PM

Two students named to dean's list

Area students who achieved culinary dean's list status are recognized.

Posted on 9/28/2018 1:01:23 PM

IUP to hold Community Involvement Fair

Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host 22 nonprofit community agencies for the annual Community Involvement Fair.

Posted on 9/28/2018 12:54:55 PM

Natural gas and pipeline utility programs graduates another class

IUP's Northpointe campus hosts a natural gas and pipeline field skills class.

Posted on 9/28/2018 12:51:32 PM

IUP to help with teacher shortage

IUP's recent grant to help with teacher retention is featured.

Posted on 9/21/2018 4:29:16 PM

GAI Consultants Appoints Bob Hurley Business Development Lead -- GAI Consultants Inc

An IUP graduate and member of the inaugural College of Humanities and Social Sciences Hall of Distinction, is named Development Lead with a national consulting firm.

Posted on 9/21/2018 4:27:09 PM

Indiana County Entertainment Center

IUP's Triennial Faculty Art exhibition is profiled.

Posted on 9/21/2018 2:35:12 PM

These artists can do -- and teach

IUP is well represented in a new exhibition at the Westmoreland County Museum of Art, including by Dr. Sue Palmisano.

Posted on 9/21/2018 2:12:10 PM

Glendale alumnus donates school supply boxes to school district

An IUP graduate, who started a business while a junior at IUP. made a donation to a local educational foundation to benefit needy families.

Posted on 8/17/2018 9:07:51 AM

Seneca Valley High School Gets New Assistant Principal

A graduate from IUP's program for principals is named assistant principal at Seneca Valley High School.

Posted on 8/15/2018 5:25:21 PM

Healthy Eating: Making Recipes Healthier

Lisa Balestrino, RD, a registered dietitian at Cone Health Nutrition and Diabetes Education Services in Burlington and a master's degree graduate in food and nutrition, who completed a dietetic internship at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, offers tips on eating healthy.

Posted on 8/15/2018 5:22:45 PM

August 15: “State of Addiction” Public Hearing Set In Ebensburg

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll will be part of a Center for Rural Pennsylvania public hearing on issues related to opioid addiction.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:25:34 AM

Garden club presents scholarships at picnic

A local student is the recipient of a community scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:22:28 AM

Gateway Cafe showing support to troops with donation drive

An IUP students is part of a community effort to benefit American troops.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:07:08 AM

Newton Hamilton woman named to dean’s list

A local student is recognized for achieving dean's list status.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:03:10 AM

Police shooting raises questions about use of force training

Dennis Marsili, director of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Academy, offers comments about training of police recruits and the use of force.

Posted on 8/15/2018 10:00:29 AM

A Time of War and Treachery

An IUP doctoral graduate is the author of a post about writers in Tennessee.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:57:18 AM

Foresters' Use of Management Tool Focus of Study

An IUP graduate is part of a research team working on forest conservation.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:54:42 AM

MEMIC Hires Brennan as New Jersey Safety Management Consultant

IUP safety science graduate Thomas Brennan is named as a New Jersey Safety Management Consultant.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:52:08 AM

School board hires armed guard for junior high

Dr. Timothy Runge is named to the Indiana Area School District's School Climate and Preparedness Committee ad hoc panel.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:17:47 AM

Where One Hears Free Speech, Another Hears Hate Speech

Dr. Mary Beth Leidman, communications media, offers comments about free speech.

Posted on 8/15/2018 9:13:34 AM

Scholarship recipient: Mary Posgay

A local woman is the recipient of a community scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:16:12 PM

Food Co-op members thank supporters

IUP's Academy of Culinary Arts is recognized for help with a local food pantry fundraising project.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:13:44 PM

IUP names interim VP for student affairs

Dr. Charles Fey has been named as interim vice president for student affairs at IUP.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:05:20 PM

New appointee hopes to be 'unifier' for troubled Monessen council

An IUP graduate is named to a seat on Monessen Borough Council.

Posted on 8/9/2018 2:02:12 PM

Woman restoring storied Middletown mansion will now lead community foundation

An IUP master's graduate is named to lead a Maryland community foundation.

Posted on 8/8/2018 6:33:17 PM

'Miss Melanie' Stuns Audiences with her Smooth, Rangy Voice

IUP graduate and professional singer "Miss Melanie" (Melanie Morrison) is reviewed.

Posted on 8/8/2018 11:29:33 AM

MARTI videos detail personal stories of addiction

IUP's MARTI-CBH has produced a series of videos designed to aid in prevention and anti-stigma about opioid addiction.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:41:28 PM

SAMA museum system announces first female director

An IUP journalism and public relations graduate is named as the first female director of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:38:52 PM

Volosky inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

An IUP student is recognized for induction into Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:35:22 PM

Lourdes grads establish scholarship at IUP

A scholarship established by a retired IUP professor, Dr. Joseph Kovaleski, and his wife, Susan, is highlighted.

Posted on 8/7/2018 1:32:46 PM

The view from Table 45 at HOF Fashion Show

IUP's Chris Higbee is praised in an article about a regional fundraising event, written by an IUP graduate.

Posted on 8/6/2018 1:08:05 PM

New reporter joins Cranberry Eagle staff

An IUP graduate is named to the staff of the Cranberry Eagle.

Posted on 8/6/2018 1:02:18 PM

South Whitehall police shooting raises questions about officer training that focuses on force

IUP's director of the Municipal Police Academy offers comment about force and policing.

Posted on 8/6/2018 12:58:50 PM

Hazard mitigation plan OK'd by IUP

IUP's Council of Trustees approved the Indiana County Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Posted on 8/6/2018 12:41:09 PM

AmeriCorps Member Makes, Donates Blankets For Human Concerns

An IUP student-athlete is completing her second year of working with Americorps in her hometown of Oswego.

Posted on 8/2/2018 6:44:11 PM

West Chester gets two new female police officers

An IUP graduate is one of two new female officers in West Chester.

Posted on 8/2/2018 6:40:53 PM

Anthony Marletta Receives ASTM Scholarship

An IUP doctoral student is the recipient of a $10,000 scholarship from American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM).

Posted on 8/1/2018 8:42:22 AM

On song - the CD that launched some classic NZ music careers

Music professor Dr. Henry Wong Doe is profiled by a New Zealand reviewer.

Posted on 8/1/2018 8:37:24 AM

Scott’s stories: Audiences get to know The Clarks' real Blasey

IUP graduate and Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Scott Blasey solo career is profiled.

Posted on 8/1/2018 8:32:13 AM

Family’s fight with driller illustrates legal loophole that exposes Native American, historical sites

IUP professor Dr. Ben Ford talks about measures that could help to preserve the nation's historical archeological sites that are being targeted for oil and gas drilling.

Posted on 7/31/2018 9:26:51 AM

Bucking the trend: Multi-pronged approach fights opioids in Armstrong County

IUP journalism and public relations professor Dr. Erick Lauber is working with state officials to gather information related to the opioid crisis.

Posted on 7/31/2018 9:23:03 AM

Folk festival to focus on education, arts, music

IUP will host an exhibition during the fall Appalachian Folk Festival.

Posted on 7/30/2018 3:10:39 PM

Former Valley residents set up scholarship for Indiana University of Pennsylvania

A retired faculty member and his wife have established a scholarship for students from Northumberland County entering the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 7/30/2018 3:05:52 PM

Sparrow News: Sparrow Ionia Hospital Names Nurse of the Year

An IUP nursing graduate is named "Nurse of the Year" at his Iowa hospital.

Posted on 7/30/2018 3:02:37 PM

Water Mites Discovered Parasitizing Two Mosquito Species in Pennsylvania

IUP biology professor Dr. Tom Simmons and student researcher Anna Manges are co-authors of a study on if certain species of mosquitoes are parasitized by water mites.

Posted on 7/30/2018 2:58:16 PM

Legal Loophole Exposes Native American, Historical Sites to Drilling

IUP's Dr. Ben Ford offers expertise on drill sites and the potential to destroy artifacts.

Posted on 7/30/2018 2:54:06 PM

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art executive director set to retire

An IUP MBA graduate is retiring from his position with the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art.

Posted on 7/27/2018 8:46:04 AM

New Steckel principal says she’s proud to be school’s leader

An IUP graduate is named to serve as principal of a Lehigh Valley school.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:27:09 PM

ASTM International awards $10,000 scholarships to students at Alabama, McGill, Vanderbilt, IUP

Graduate student Anthony Marletta was chosen for a $10,000 competitive ASTM (safety sciences) scholarship.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:17:38 PM

Leveraging Workers' Compensation Programs as a Competitive Advantage

An IUP graduate authors an article about workers' compensation programs as a competitive advantage.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:12:47 PM

Pa. hopes residency model boosts teacher training

IUP is one of three universities to receive a grant to help retain teachers.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:04:29 PM

Thiel hires band director

An IUP music graduate is selected to serve as band director at a regional college.

Posted on 7/25/2018 4:02:11 PM

Students in the news(4)

Two local students have received scholarships for study at IUP.

Posted on 7/25/2018 3:59:51 PM

Student Co-op adds two to staff

Two new employees are added to the Co-op staff.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:37:35 AM

MiddleEastEye.net: Who stands to gain and lose from peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea?

IUP professor Dr. Amanda Poole is a co-author of an article about Eritrea.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:35:04 AM

Kiwanis presents scholarship

A student from DuBois is selected for a scholarship to study psychology at IUP.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:26:30 AM

IUP online fine arts program named one of best in nation

IUP's online fine arts program is recognized for excellence by an online guide.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:24:29 AM

Headed to Australia—IUP students earn scholarships, will study abroad

Two IUP students selected for Gilman Scholarships are profiled.

Posted on 7/25/2018 10:22:06 AM

Student receives scholarship to study abroad

IUP student Frank Manzano is the recipient of a Gilman study abroad scholarship.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:28:45 PM

Towanda Woman Honored, Earns Distinguished Alumni Award

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award winner Leslie Purser is honored.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:25:01 PM

Review: The Inner Urge’s debut delivers big sound for a tight group

A band that got its start at IUP gets a very positive review.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:22:24 PM

Trustees lower rates at IUP Punxsutawney

IUP's Council of Trustees approved a reduction in rates for students living and dining at the IUP Punxsutawney campus.

Posted on 7/20/2018 3:18:16 PM

Skelly and Loy welcomes new environmental technician

Geology graduate Amy Clegg, who did research work at the Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur site, is hired by Skelly and Loy Geo-Environmental Services Group.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:41:51 AM

Julie Hemp named general manager of Catch 54

An IUP graduate is named to a leadership position at a Maryland restaurant.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:32:18 AM

Newsmakers: Pennsylvania Bar Association names new committee chairs

An IUP master's graduate has been selected to serve as an architectural historian with the Cultural Resources Service group.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:22:26 AM

Robertsdale man awarded scholarship

An incoming student recipient of the Experience IUP Day scholarship, Dakota Newbury, is recognized.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:20:23 AM

Named Provost Scholars at IUP

Local students who have been honored as Provost Scholars are recognized.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:16:21 AM

CarFit event to be held in White Township

IUP's Center for Rural Health and Safety is part of an automobile safety program.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:14:31 AM

Clarksburg student completes STEM Academy Program

A local student is the first graduate of IUP's STEM Academy, taking 10 courses at IUP while still in high school.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:12:22 AM

IUP to receive $578,038 in PDE grant funding

IUP will receive more than $570,000 for teacher training and retention efforts.

Posted on 7/16/2018 9:10:23 AM

PA Department of Education awards $2 million to universities

IUP is one of three universities to receive a grant to develop retention initiatives for teachers.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:56:56 PM

Grant to support teacher training residencies

IUP is receiving $578,000 from the state for teacher training and retention initiatives.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:54:43 PM

Armstrong County class offers pipeline training for free

IUP's Northpointe campus is hosting a pipeline training program.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:51:43 PM

With the teacher supply plummeting, Pa. spending $2M to stem the tide

IUP received a $578,038 grant for teacher retention.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:50:01 PM

Longtime IUP executive announces retirement(1)

Dr. Rhonda Luckey, vice president for student affairs, will retire as the fall semester begins.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:47:02 PM

Longtime IUP executive announces retirement

Dr. Rhonda Luckey's retirement is announced.

Posted on 7/13/2018 5:30:53 PM

IUP Making A Difference In Fight Against Opioid Edition

IUP professor of journalism and public relations Dr. Erick Lauber is interviewed on KDKA's Sunday Business Page about efforts to curtail opioid addiction.

Posted on 7/11/2018 2:19:14 PM

Former federal prosecutor keeps up fight against scourge of opioids

IUP MARTI conference kicks off with David Hickton as the keynote speaker.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:56:40 PM

Students in the News(3)

A local student is selected for two IUP scholarships.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:51:20 PM

NATALIE CADILE: Homer City trendsetter enjoying success

IUP graduate Natalie Cadile is profiled as an outstanding local business woman.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:49:25 PM

MEGAN SYSTER: Third-generation operator of Manor Motors

IUP graduate Megan Syster is profiled as a outstanding woman in business.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:47:34 PM

Former Cordova resident earns doctorate

An IUP doctoral student earns her Ph.D.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:45:38 PM

IUP MBA program ranked as one of top programs in nation

IUP's Executive MBA program is ranked as a top program in the nation.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:41:36 PM

Mars Area hires new director of special education

An IUP graduate is named director of special education at an Allegheny County school district.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:40:08 PM

Addictions, violence and crime are focus of MARTI conference

IUP's MARTI summer school conference is highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:38:04 PM

Council mulls effort to welcome students

Indiana Borough Council discusses efforts to make IUP students feel welcome.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:36:24 PM

Important finds at Politiko-Troullia and Pyla-Koutsopetria excavations on Cyprus island

Research in Cyprus by Dr. Scott Moore (history) is highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:34:44 PM

Woodland Hills School District hires new high school principal

An IUP graduate is named to serve as principal of Woodland Hills High School.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:32:53 PM

Woodland Hills hires new high school principal

An IUP graduate is named principal of a Westmoreland County school.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:30:48 PM

Local students to complete externships at IUP

Two local students from the Academy of Culinary Arts who are completing externships are highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:27:42 PM

Progress made in restoring Aultman Run watershed

IUP faculty are part of a watershed restoration project in Indiana County.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:25:29 PM

Turahn Jenkins to challenge District Attorney Stephen Zappala in 2019

An IUP graduate is running for district attorney in Allegheny County.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:23:44 PM

People on the Move

An IUP graduate completes his master's degree at Harvard.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:21:55 PM

Drop in fatal overdoses locally 'a very big deal'

IUP professor Dr. Erick Lauber is quoted in an article about a decline in opioid deaths.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:20:07 PM

Area student graduates from IUP culinary program

A local student has completed academic requirements at the Academy of Culinary Arts.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:17:51 PM

Opioids have replaced flooding atop list of hazards

IUP was part of the community organizations who updated the Indiana County emergency plan.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:16:18 PM

IUP professor earns award from conservancy

IUP geoscience professor Dr. Katie Farnsworth is recognized with an award from the Evergreen Conservancy.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:13:40 PM

MARTI conference to focus on opioid epidemic

IUP's annual MARTI-CBH conference is highlighted.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:11:12 PM

Consequent Capital Management Announces new CEO

An IUP business graduate is named CEO of a national financial company.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:09:30 PM

IUP student with local ties headed to China

IUP student Dan Wethli was selected to study in China.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:07:12 PM

Increasing electronic health literacy: A three-pronged approach

IUP nursing and allied health faculty author an article on electronic health literacy.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:04:15 PM

NRCS, landowners give home for ‘at-risk’ warblers (Keeping the Farm)

IUP researchers are working with landowners on a project to provide habitats for the golden-winged and cerulean warblers.

Posted on 7/11/2018 1:02:10 PM

OD death rate drops in one region: Why, and will it last?

IUP professor Dr. Erick Lauber was part of a presentation about opioid deaths and addiction issues.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:59:20 PM

Local Student Named to IUP Deans List

A 2018 graduate is recognized for academic excellence.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:55:26 PM

Marcia Ballinger

IUP journalism graduate Marcia Ballinger is named president of Lorain County Community College.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:53:38 PM

Doug Greene: A survivor

IUP graduate Doug Green, a theater major and Honors College graduate, is profiled.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:49:52 PM

Jenkins announces candidacy for Allegheny County District Attorney

An IUP criminology degree is seeking a judicial position in Allegheny County.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:46:54 PM

Important Finds at Politiko-Troullia And Pyla-Koutsopetria xcavations on Cyprus Island

Work by Dr. Scott Moore (history) on Cyprus Island is chronicled.

Posted on 7/11/2018 12:41:48 PM

The 10 Coolest CEOs in Data Integration Tools

An IUP graduate is named to the top 10 "coolest CEOs" in data management.

Posted on 6/28/2018 6:09:52 PM


IUP's Vice President for University Advancement is announced.

Posted on 6/28/2018 6:05:29 PM


Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna is named vice president of university advancement.

Posted on 6/28/2018 6:01:37 PM

Hyatt named bariatric program coordinator for Nanticoke Physician Network(1)

An IUP graduate is named as head of a program at a medical center.

Posted on 6/28/2018 5:57:03 PM

Centennial events planned for Nanty Glo

IUP history professor Dr. Elizabeth Ricketts Marcus will be part of the Nanty Glo centennial celebration.

Posted on 6/28/2018 5:53:43 PM

IUP professor selected for excellence award

IUP professor Dr. Prashanth Bharadwaj is honored with an Award for Excellence in Education by the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin.

Posted on 6/28/2018 5:50:18 PM

Campaign aims to offer drug crisis education, tackle addiction stigma

Dr. Erick Lauber and student researchers are working with a local community to educate about opioid and other drug addiction.

Posted on 6/27/2018 3:54:43 PM

Research region: Amazing work is done here outside tech and meds

IUP is recognized for its excellence in research and student opportunities, including the work of Dr. Shundong Bi and 2018 graduate Natalie Cignetti.

Posted on 6/27/2018 3:52:23 PM

Pennsylvania nurse calls for better self-care among those in an overworked population

An IUP nursing faculty member talks about the need for self-care by nurses and the "Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation" program.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:06:32 PM

New Game Commissioners welcomed

IUP graduate Scott Faradora is named to the state board of Game Commissioners.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:04:01 PM

State universities launch new programs tailored to workforce needs

Two new programs at IUP are approved by the Chancellor of the State System.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:00:51 PM

Hyatt Named Bariatric Program Coordinator for Nanticoke Physician Network

IUP graduate Kimberly Hyatt is named to lead a bariatric program at a Delaware health system.

Posted on 6/26/2018 7:57:49 PM

New superintendent at OC

An IUP graduate is named superintendent of the Oil City school district.

Posted on 6/26/2018 7:55:39 PM

School districts get bump in state funding

With the new state budget, IUP and the other PaSSHE universities are in line for more funding.

Posted on 6/26/2018 7:52:20 PM

PASSHE announces new degree programs

Two new programs at IUP receive state system approval.

Posted on 6/26/2018 7:49:46 PM

Pennsylvania: New Game Commissioners Welcomed

An IUP graduate is named to the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:38:37 AM

Youth News

A local student wins a scholarship to attend IUP.

Posted on 6/26/2018 8:34:28 AM

Pa. State System of Higher Education announces new degree programs

IUP joins several other universities in announcing two new programs.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:53:26 PM

Homer City company expands to assist oil, gas industries

The president of a local company dealing with oil and gas is an IUP graduate.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:51:01 PM

Murdock stepping away from Trinity job

An IUP alumni looks back on his career in health care and looks forward to a new role in the community.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:48:48 PM

IUP student publicists win statewide acclaim

IUP's PRSSA group won a state award for public relations work on organ donation.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:45:55 PM

Women Who Lead Conference at IUP

IUP alumni will be part of a Supply Chain Management program designed to inspire leadership and women leaders.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:42:45 PM

HU receives $660,000 state grant to continue mine mapping

IUP is part of a group to receive grants to continue mine mapping.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:38:23 PM

Frontier court weekend brings the Revolutionary War era to life at Hanna's Town

IUP plays a part in unearthing the history of Hanna's Town.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:36:16 PM

Grange presents scholarships

A local student received a scholarship to attend IUP.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:33:04 PM

New Mars special ed director brings experience

An IUP master's graduate is named special education director at a Pittsburgh area school district.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:30:01 PM

West Chester police swears in second female officer

A 2016 criminology graduate is sworn into a local police force.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:27:01 PM

Montessori school in Plum closing after four decades

An IUP graduate is retiring after more than 50 years of teaching and directing a Montessori school in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:24:47 PM

Cheat Lake Elementary School hosts Chinese immersion camp

IUP professor Dr. Wayne Chen is part of a Virginia Chinese immersion camp for children.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:22:00 PM

On Campus: Delco students earn degrees, dean's list status coast to coast

Local students are recognized as Provost Scholars.

Posted on 6/25/2018 5:18:05 PM

Cancer Genetics Strengthens Management Team with Appointment of Michael McCartney as Chief Commercial Officer

An IUP graduate is working with an international company that produces medicine for oncology through molecular markers and diagnostics.

Posted on 6/20/2018 9:50:54 AM

Pittsburgh-Area Scientists Help Discover New Mammal From The Age Of The Dinosaurs

Dr. Shundong Bi, professor of biology, led a team that discovered a new prehistoric mammal.

Posted on 6/20/2018 9:46:34 AM

Fighting the spread of invasive plants in Murrysville, Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania

IUP biology faculty Dr. Ellen Yerger is working with an environmental group on healthy park ecosystems.

Posted on 6/20/2018 9:42:05 AM

IUP's student-run newspaper to end print edition

IUP's student-run newspaper, The Penn, will move to an on-line publication.

Posted on 6/20/2018 9:05:43 AM

Area Upward Bound students recognized

Two students in IUP's Upward Bound program have won national scholarships.

Posted on 6/20/2018 9:03:27 AM

Erie County Democrats pick new party leader

An IUP doctoral graduate has been elected head of Erie County Democrat party.

Posted on 6/20/2018 8:32:35 AM

Directors approve tax increase, select acting superintendent

A finance graduate is named acting superintendent of an area school district.

Posted on 6/20/2018 8:28:03 AM

IUP professor to receive award

An IUP geosciences professor has been selected for a conservation award.

Posted on 6/20/2018 8:24:41 AM

More than Ever Infants Diets Fall Short of Iron

An IUP food and nutrition master's program graduate is sourced in a national article about infant nutrition.

Posted on 6/14/2018 6:32:31 PM

Sushi Served With a Secret Ingredient: Microplastic

IUP geoscience professor Dr. Katie Farnsworth offers comment on ocean pollution and its impact on the food we eat.

Posted on 6/14/2018 6:26:15 PM

IUP students to continue testing air, water at Beaver Run Reservoir

IUP will continue work to monitor water and air quality at Beaver Run Reservoir.

Posted on 6/14/2018 6:22:55 PM

'Oh my God this is amazing': Pittsburgh scientists on team that discovered new ancient mammal

Dr. Shundong Bi, IUP biology professor, is lead author of a study about a newly discovered ancient placental mammal.

Posted on 6/14/2018 6:20:28 PM

Hayfield approved as Johnstown city manager

A master's degree graduate is named to the Johnstown City Manager position.

Posted on 6/14/2018 6:17:13 PM

Mother-and-son musical duo will perform at Penn Area Library

An IUP Honors Jazz Band member was selected to play at a regional concert.

Posted on 6/14/2018 6:14:38 PM

Everyday Hunter: Fishers no threat to our turkey population

A study by Dr. Jeff Larkin (biology) is used for a story about fishers.

Posted on 6/12/2018 8:17:25 AM

The Art League Presents Michael McSorley Collections of Perceptions

IUP art graduate Michael McSorely has a one-man exhibition at a Virginia gallery.

Posted on 6/12/2018 7:58:20 AM

Mange spreading among Pennsylvania black bears

A dissertation by an IUP student is used in a report about mange and black bears.

Posted on 6/12/2018 7:54:36 AM

90-year-old Holocaust survivor stresses importance of education to Catonsville Middle students

Holocaust survivor and former faculty member at IUP continues to speak to students about her experiences.

Posted on 6/12/2018 7:51:49 AM

A-B Tech 2018 Commencement Honors Graduates, Faculty, and Employees

A Ph.D. graduate is named professor emeritus as a North Carolina high school.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:59:56 AM

From the community: Zachary Holston Named Executive Chef at Cantigny

An IUP Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is named executive chef at a Chicago-area restaurant.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:55:36 AM

Vonnie Fiore, state's Pupil Personnel Worker of the Year, has dedicated life to helping others

An IUP graduate is honored by her state association as the Pupil Personnel Worker of the Year for Maryland.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:40:21 AM

IUP recognizes work of Apollo- Ridge School District alumna

IUP graduate and the director of Career and Professional Development Center, Dr. Tammy Manko, is profiled as the recipient of the Ronald Lunardini Award.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:35:25 AM

Indiana teachers award scholarship

A local student receives a scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:25:48 AM

College news(1)

An IUP student is recognized for academic honors.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:21:37 AM

IUP announces Provost Scholars(1)

Local students at IUP who achieved Provost Scholar status are recognized.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:17:55 AM

IUP professor wins national award

English faculty member Dr. Chauna Craig has won a national award for her book, "The Widows Guide to Edible Mushrooms."

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:14:45 AM

IUP announces Provost Scholars

Students from the region who were named Provost Scholars are recognized.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:12:55 AM

IUP selects chief marketing officer

IUP has selected Chris Noah as the Chief Marketing Officer.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:10:31 AM

Pine-Richland hires new principal, assistant principal

An IUP graduate is tapped to serve as principal for a school district.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:08:53 AM

Sound designer returns to Post Playhouse for second summer

An IUP graduate is working as a sound designer at a Nebraska community theater.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:05:45 AM

Toomey, Casey back Trump choice for U.S. marshal for Western Pa.

An IUP criminology graduate is the president's choice for U.S. marshal.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:02:11 AM

Three area students graduate with perfect attendance

An area student with perfect attendance throughout grades one through 12 has selected IUP to continue her studies.

Posted on 6/11/2018 8:00:03 AM

Dean's List for June 9

Local students are recognized for achieving dean's list status.

Posted on 6/11/2018 7:57:56 AM

Educators group awards scholarship

A local student is selected for a scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 6/11/2018 7:56:05 AM

Manko named recipient of alumni award at IUP

IUP's Dr. Tammy Manko is recognized with the Ronald Lunardini Award for career excellence.

Posted on 6/8/2018 1:04:22 PM

In the Schools

Local students who achieved Provost Scholar honors are recognized.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:57:50 PM

Holly King named provost scholar at IUP

A local student is honored with Provost Scholar recognition.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:55:00 PM

Local coaches, players to be honored

An IUP graduate will be honored with induction into a sports hall of fame.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:52:56 PM

Who’s Next: Food & Drink; Meet 23 people elevating Pittsburgh’s dining scene

An IUP graduate, Day Bracey, is recognized for his weekly podcast, Drinking Partners, that is "hot" in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:47:17 PM

Chamber and jazz concerts at Technopolis

An IUP music graduate is part of the schedule for an international music event.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:44:07 PM

Former IUP quarterback included on hall of fame ballot

An IUP student-athlete, now alumni, is on the ballet for the 2019 College Hall of Fame.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:41:56 PM

Registration open for conference at IUP

IUP is hosting a national conference, Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:39:54 PM

AmeriServ hires Blairsville man

An IUP graduate has been selected for a leadership role with AmeriServ Trust and Financial Services Company.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:38:04 PM

‘This is a big deal,’ Wolf says of Showcase for Commerce

IUP professor and political candidate Dr. Susan Boser talks about her impressions of the Showcase for Commerce.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:35:54 PM

Inside Business

An IUP graduate is named to a position at a Virginia library.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:33:04 PM

VFW honors students

Three local students received scholarships to attend IUP from the local VFW.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:30:31 PM

Chamber of Commerce inducts four into business hall of fame

An IUP Trustee, being honored by the Indiana County Chamber of Commerce, talks about the recent major gifts to IUP's Imagine Unlimited campaign.

Posted on 6/8/2018 12:28:30 PM

For Marion Center valedictorians, school success runs in the family

Two area families have a tradition of academic excellence, and they are bringing that tradition to IUP.

Posted on 5/31/2018 2:04:38 PM

BOY OF THE MONTH: Mohamed Sissoko

An incoming freshman is honored by a local community group as "boy of the month."

Posted on 5/31/2018 1:20:50 PM

GIRL OF THE MONTH: Rebecca M. Shellenbarger

An incoming freshman is honored by a community group.

Posted on 5/31/2018 1:18:58 PM

Press Club of Western PA Announces 2018 Golden Quill Winners

A student writer for the HawkEye, Septima Simpkins, won a Golden Quill award for best opinion piece at the 2018 awards ceremony in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 5/25/2018 1:07:24 PM

Airport High School has a new principal

An IUP graduate has been named principal at a South Carolina school district.

Posted on 5/25/2018 1:00:59 PM

Seneca has new football coach

A graduate has been named to lead a high school football program.

Posted on 5/25/2018 12:58:29 PM

IUP schedules free cybersecurity camp

IUP will offer a free cybersecurity camp as part of a national grant funded program.

Posted on 5/25/2018 12:56:34 PM

State Rep. Eric Nelson to speak at Memorial Day event in Hempfield

IUP graduate and state representative Eric Nelson will speak at a Memorial Day ceremony.

Posted on 5/25/2018 12:54:55 PM

Eriez appoints director of global marketing and communications

An IUP graduate is named as director of global marketing and strategy at an international company.

Posted on 5/25/2018 12:52:54 PM

Federal grant program for teachers likened to bait-and-switch scam(1)

IUP is one of the universities that did not participated in the TEACH grants program. IUP Director of Financial Aid Ragan Griffin offered comment on the program.

Posted on 5/21/2018 3:59:03 PM

Federal grant program for teachers likened to bait-and-switch scam

IUP Director of Financial Aid Ragan Griffin offers comments about the recent TEACH grants.

Posted on 5/21/2018 3:54:54 PM

Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education: Support for Research on Healthy Aging and Other Biomedical Issues

A recent gift of $23 million from Dr. John and Charlene Kopchick is ranked as sixth by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its listing of recent private gifts to support healthy aging and other biomedical issues.

Posted on 5/21/2018 3:50:07 PM

These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here’s How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)

IUP's Dr. Susan Boser is part of a contingent of women in politics that could change the face of Congress.

Posted on 5/21/2018 3:46:23 PM

Ticks and Lyme disease: The problem 'no one's really doing anything about'

IUP's "tick team," led by Dr. Thomas Simmons, continue to work on the issue of ticks and Lyme disease.

Posted on 5/21/2018 3:43:21 PM

IUP offers free cyber security camp

IUP will host a free cybersecurity camp for students and teachers.

Posted on 5/18/2018 5:20:59 PM

Pennsylvania fields historic slate of women congressional candidates(1)

IUP's Dr. Susan Boser is part of a history-making delegation of women who will run for seats for Pennsylvania's legislature.

Posted on 5/18/2018 5:18:03 PM

Two commissioned in recent ceremony

Two local students who graduated and were commissioned into the U.S. Army at the IUP commencement ceremony are recognized.

Posted on 5/18/2018 5:14:52 PM

Pennsylvania fields historic slate of women congressional candidates

IUP sociology professor Dr. Susan Boser will be part of the field of women candidates for Pennsylvania's congressional seats.

Posted on 5/18/2018 2:53:15 PM

Things get a little intense in the Sheetz vs. Wawa turf war

IUP graduate Matthew Fridg is doing a movie on Sheetz vs. Wawa.

Posted on 5/18/2018 2:49:54 PM

IUP will name new planetarium for Latrobe couple

IUP alumni Tim and Debra Phillips Cejka will be honored for their generosity and service with the naming of the new planetarium and atrium in IUP's new science building.

Posted on 5/18/2018 2:46:36 PM

Krasnoyarsk to host 2018 FISU Forum as build-up to 2019 Winter Universiade continues

IUP faculty member Dr. Richard Hsiao will be part of the panel of speaker for the 2019 Winter Universaide games.

Posted on 5/18/2018 2:43:13 PM

Boser wins Democratic primary in new 15th

IUP professor Dr. Susan Boser won the 15th district democratic nomination.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:30:25 PM

Pennsylvania Primary Wins Mean Women Are About to Break Up the Congressional Boys' Club

IUP professor Dr. Susan Boser is one of seven women who won democratic nominations for state Congress.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:28:35 PM

Irvin to Face Rogers in 81st District Rematch

An IUP graduate won his party's nomination for the 81th legislative district election.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:24:22 PM

Voters pick Dellafiora, Struzzi

IUP graduate Logan Dellafiora won the democratic nomination for the 62nd legislative district election.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:20:59 PM

Boser earns nod from Dems

IUP professor of sociology Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic nod for the 15th congressional district election.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:16:44 PM

Progressive woman defeats pro-Trump ‘Democrat’ in Pennsylvania primary

IUP sociology professor Dr. Susan Boser joins seven women in Pennsylvania who won a Democratic nomination for Congress.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:07:08 PM

IUP professor secures Democratic nomination for 15th Congressional District

IUP sociology professor Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic nomination for the 15th congressional district.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:03:16 PM

Boser easily wins Democratic nomination in 15th District

Sociology professor Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic nomination for the 15th congressional district.

Posted on 5/16/2018 1:00:16 PM

Boser appears to defeat Jodun for Dem nod

IUP professor Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic nomination for the 15th Congressional district.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:57:59 PM

IUP professor Boser pulls away for Democratic nod in 15th, will face incumbent Thompson

IUP professor Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic nomination for the 15th congressional district.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:55:02 PM

IUP professor Susan Boser wins 15th District Democratic nod, to challenge Glenn Thompson

IUP professor Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic primary for the 15th congressional district contest.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:52:51 PM

Boser to Challenge Thompson in New 15th District

IUP sociology professor Dr. Susan Boser won the democratic nomination for the 15th congressional district.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:49:46 PM

Questions raised on how Hilbert College handled campus safety incidents

IUP criminology faculty emeritus Dr. Paul McCauley offers commentary on policing at a New York university.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:46:56 PM

Burning The Forest To Protect One Of Its Most Threatened Visitors

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Jeff Larkin offers comments about wildlife habitat, including for the Golden Winged Warbler.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:42:48 PM

Local Sax Player Tony Lombardo Appearing at Lefty’s May 23

An IUP music education graduate has made a career out of performing jazz.

Posted on 5/16/2018 12:39:44 PM

IUP names distinguished faculty

IUP's Senate Distinguished Faculty and Staff award recipients have been announced.

Posted on 5/15/2018 10:22:08 AM

Iranian Dissidents Criticize Tehran’s Response to Israeli-Palestinian Turmoil

A doctoral student offers comments to Voice of America about Iran's leadership.

Posted on 5/15/2018 10:15:53 AM

College news

A local student who won the Women in Mathematics, Science and Technology poster competition is recognized.

Posted on 5/15/2018 10:13:34 AM

Buffington project to address acid mine drainage

IUP is part of a long-term partnership with county agencies addressing acid mine drainage.

Posted on 5/15/2018 10:09:31 AM

IUP, Seton Hill Hold Commencements

IUP's commencement ceremonies are recognized.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:37:30 PM

Students receive scholarships(1)

Three local students were selected for scholarships.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:35:02 PM

New to politics, Quick wants to give voters option

An IUP graduate is running for local office.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:33:29 PM

A closer look at UMass Boston chancellor finalists

A finalist for a chancellor position at UMass Boston includes an IUP doctoral graduate.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:30:41 PM

IUP students to see benefit of new software

IUP has received a gift of software valued at $2.8 million, to benefit students in geography and regional planning.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:28:28 PM

Vo-tech students have their ‘signing day’

A local student is ready to attend IUP's Academy of Culinary Arts.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:20:16 PM

Dean's List, May 13, 2018

Local IUP students who achieved dean's list status are recognized.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:18:09 PM

Penns Manor student on pace to graduate a year early

A local student is graduating high school a year early and already well established in her IUP academic career through dual enrollment coursework.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:15:59 PM

Students in the news(2)

A local student is recognized for his induction into a national honor society.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:13:43 PM

SCI Pine Grove employees awarded

An IUP graduate was honored by the Department of Corrections for her work at a local prison.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:09:55 PM

Editorial-Laurels and barbs

McAneny Bros. is recognized as the 2018 recipient of the IUP Distinguished Family Business Award.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:06:15 PM

IUP commencement to honor local 4.0 student

A local IUP graduate with a 4.0 perfect grade point average will be honored during May commencement ceremonies.

Posted on 5/14/2018 12:04:07 PM

Report Calls for Reforming Juvenile Probation

IUP criminology faculty member John Cookus discusses the effectiveness of probation and issues on juvenile justice.

Posted on 5/11/2018 3:29:20 PM

Claysburg-Kimmel to raise real estate tax

The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board will offer a course with IUP to encourage participation in STEM.

Posted on 5/11/2018 3:26:48 PM

Journal to publish special online issue

IUP's Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice will publish a special issue of the Criminal Justice Policy Review journal on misdemeanor justice.

Posted on 5/11/2018 3:13:27 PM

2,300 students to graduate from IUP this weekend

More than 2,300 students are eligible to participate in May commencement ceremonies.

Posted on 5/11/2018 3:10:18 PM

Trustees approve host of program changes

At its May meeting, IUP's Council of Trustees ratified academic program changes approved by the University Senate.

Posted on 5/11/2018 3:05:04 PM

New DEP Initiative To Help Educate Homeowners About Mine Subsidence Damage Risks

IUP is a recipient of a grant to scan, georeference and vectorize maps of closed and abandoned underground coal mines in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 5/11/2018 3:02:17 PM

Council of trustees honor donors, athletes

IUP's Council of Trustees honored several student-athletes and alumni Tim and Debra Phillips Cejka with resolutions at the May meeting.

Posted on 5/11/2018 2:59:26 PM

Students receive scholarships

Local IUP students are honored with scholarships.

Posted on 5/11/2018 2:55:30 PM

No place for hate at IUP, Driscoll says

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll offers comments during the May IUP Council of Trustees meeting.

Posted on 5/11/2018 2:53:31 PM

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey visits Armstrong County for roundtable regarding drug epidemic

IUP MARTI researcher Dr. Erick Lauber participated in a community seminar about the opioid epidemic.

Posted on 5/9/2018 2:32:56 PM

Roger Duvall named general manager of WVTF Public Radio and RADIO IQ

IUP graduate Roger Duvall has been named to head a Virginia public radio station.

Posted on 5/9/2018 2:08:57 PM

Students Take Part in Spirit Day

IUP football team members helped out at a local Spirit Day for high school students with disabilities.

Posted on 5/9/2018 2:06:08 PM

Reinard receives Educator of the Year award

An IUP master's graduate receives an educator of the year award.

Posted on 5/8/2018 7:06:01 PM

Journal to publish special issue

IUP's Criminal Justice Policy Review Journal will have a special issue on misdemeanors.

Posted on 5/8/2018 7:00:52 PM

Who’s Next: Tourism; Meet 16 people who are showing off the Pittsburgh region

A local graduate is named to a list of "who's next" in tourism.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:58:00 PM

Gleixner To Retire From RADIO IQ, Duvall Named To GM Post

IUP graduate Roger Duvall is named to lead a Virginia public radio network.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:54:46 PM

The Appalachian Kitchen to focus on farm-to-table food

IUP graduates and current students are part of a downtown eatery promoting farm to table.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:50:48 PM

McAneny Brothers earn family business award

An Ebensburg business, McAneny Brothers, is honored by IUP's Center for Family Business.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:46:49 PM

Lancaster County college news: May 4, 2018

Local students are recognized for graduation and for receiving women's leadership awards.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:44:57 PM

Expert warns parents about risks of drugs

IUP's Dr. Erick Lauber joined a local teacher for an itneractive workshop on drugs and addiction.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:42:11 PM

Wayne County Council for the Arts exhibiting ‘A Newer Kite’

Master's graduate William Demott has an exhibition at a regional gallery.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:40:06 PM

Bragbook for May 4

Culinary Arts students are recognized for academic excellence.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:37:40 PM

Bucks and Montgomery counties student achievers for May 2

Local IUP students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society are recognized.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:33:14 PM

Inmates’ futures considered

IUP continues its program to help inmates achieve their educational goals.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:30:06 PM

The Trouble Begins Lecture Series examines Mark Twain’s thoughts on law, Hawaii and more

IUP English faculty  member Dr. Todd Thompson will be part of a lecture series on Mark Twain.

Posted on 5/8/2018 6:27:54 PM

Black Box’s Ron Beckman Named CIO of the Year by Pittsburgh Technology Council

IUP graduate Ron Beckman was named 2018 CIO of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Greater Pittsburgh CIO Group.

Posted on 5/1/2018 3:21:58 PM

Drug abuse prevention workshop scheduled

IUP professor of journalism and public relations and MARTI member Erick Lauber will be part of a drug awareness workshop for the community.

Posted on 5/1/2018 1:47:56 PM

Elite runner beats the odds -- and most of her marathon competitors -- after a pulmonary embolism

Mindy Sawtelle-Zottala, a graduate of IUP and championship runner, is profiled.

Posted on 5/1/2018 8:48:57 AM

Without proper planning, large-scale industrial growth can be a curse rather than a blessing for rural communities

Dr. Sudeshna Ghosh from Geography and Regional Planning offers comment on the impact of industry on rural communities.

Posted on 5/1/2018 8:44:25 AM

S&T executive inducted into Eberly hall of fame(1)

Rebecca Stapleton was honored with induction into Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology’s Business Hall of Distinction.

Posted on 4/30/2018 12:20:20 PM

IUP Psychology Day planned for Friday(1)

IUP's Psychology Day will celebrate research, careers and current issues in psychology.

Posted on 4/30/2018 12:07:57 PM

The Artistic Home's THE MAIDS To Be Performed With Drag Artists In Title Roles

An IUP graduate is part of a Broadway production, "The Maids."

Posted on 4/30/2018 12:04:32 PM

He Powers the Wheeled Wonders Behind Hollywood's Hit Machin

IUP graduate David Haddad heads an industry providing service to movie sets.

Posted on 4/30/2018 11:50:00 AM

IUP saluted for military friendliness

IUP is recognized for delivering a "best experience for military students."

Posted on 4/30/2018 11:45:40 AM

IUP selects university advancement VP

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll selects Khatmeh Osseiran-Hanna as vice president for University Advancement.

Posted on 4/30/2018 11:02:27 AM

S&T executive inducted into Eberly hall of fame

IUP graduate Rebecca Stapleton was named to the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Hall of Distinction.

Posted on 4/30/2018 11:00:35 AM

IUP Psychology Day planned for Friday

IUP Department of Psychology will host "Psychology Day," featuring speakers and panels about current issues.

Posted on 4/30/2018 10:58:37 AM

Organizations honored with Image Awards

IUP is honored by Welcome to Indiana.

Posted on 4/30/2018 10:55:12 AM

Teacher's legacy touches thousands

IUP graduate Dr. Vicki Barnot is recognized for a lifetime of impact on literacy for children.

Posted on 4/30/2018 10:52:19 AM

Touro College Appoints Dr. Jacob Easley II New Dean Of Graduate School of Education

An IUP master's degree graduate is tapped for a leadership position at Touro College.

Posted on 4/30/2018 10:48:53 AM

Boy Scouts to honor Driscoll with Distinguished Citizen Award(1)

IUP's President will be honored with the Distinguished Citizen Award by the Boy Scouts.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:32:47 PM

Almost $25,000 raised for MDA at West Leechburg race/walk

An IUP staff member was part of a fundraising event for MDA.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:30:30 PM

ROTC plans for formal military ball, hosting Colonel alumnus as guest speaker

The ROTC Brigade commander, Col. Matthew Rauscher, will be the speaker for the annual dining out celebration of IUP ROTC graduates.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:27:58 PM

Paphos greets jazz

An IUP graduate is one of the most respected jazz musicians on the Island of Cypress.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:16:06 PM

Boy Scouts to honor Driscoll with Distinguished Citizen Award

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll has been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Distinguished Citizen Award by the Laurel Highlands Council Boy Scouts of America.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:13:32 PM

IUP student wins poster competition

An IUP student and Goldwater Scholar is the first IUP student to win at the annual Undergraduate at the Capitol Pennsylvania poster competition.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:11:16 PM

University Museum Goes Downtown on display

IUP's University Museum is part of a downtown Indiana exhibition.

Posted on 4/26/2018 5:01:50 PM

Gerrymandering discussion scheduled

IUP faculty will join a panel to discuss gerrymandering.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:15:46 PM

Department of Justice funds college’s ‘Masculinity Mondays’ program to ‘create healthier masculinities’

IUP's program on "masculinity Mondays" is profiled.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:13:41 PM

Retired Johnstown police officer ran international auto mags

A Johnstown man worked in a number of careers after finishing a degree at IUP.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:11:06 PM

Gifts Roundup

The university's largest ever one-time donation from Dr. John and Char Kopchick is recognized.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:07:16 PM

Students in the News(1)

Local IUP students chosen for Phi Kappa Phi are recognized.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:05:14 PM

Students receive leadership award

Three local IUP students are recognized for leadership during the annual women's leadership award event.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:02:18 PM

New principal named for Hance Elementary

An IUP graduate has been selected to serve in a leadership role in a Pittsburgh area school district.

Posted on 4/24/2018 6:00:21 PM

Roadside Elegance: Watercolors and Hand-Pulled Prints on Display in Gallery 255

An IUP graduate is part of a spring art show.

Posted on 4/24/2018 5:57:17 PM

Freshwater Jellyfish: Who Knew!

Retired biology professor Dr. Terry Peard continues his research work on freshwater jellyfish.

Posted on 4/24/2018 5:54:06 PM

Weekend Without, Justin, Charles, tea, etc.

IUP students will help out at the Indiana County Humane Society as part of the bi-annual Into the Streets event.

Posted on 4/24/2018 5:51:57 PM

Community: Fairfield residents inducted into honor society

An IUP student is recognized for induction into Phi Kappa Phi.

Posted on 4/24/2018 5:49:42 PM

New Deals for Arena Alliance Members

IUP's Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex is recognized for outstanding revenue.

Posted on 4/24/2018 5:47:01 PM

Kelsey Delozier,of Douglasville, honored at 2018 Women’s Leadership Awards at Indiana University

A local IUP student is honored during the annual Women's Leadership Awards program.

Posted on 4/20/2018 8:58:23 AM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Receives $23 Million From Alumni

Recent gifts to IUP, including the largest in the university's history, are recognized.

Posted on 4/19/2018 10:51:04 AM

Dozens of IUP students participate in community service

IUP students will provide volunteer service to area community nonprofit agencies and organizations.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:54:01 AM

IUP honors Windber native with Distinguished Alumni Award

Windber native Rose Dill Glenn is spotlighted as a 2018 recipient of the IUP Distinguished Alumni Award.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:50:21 AM

Latrobe couple adds $2M to gift for IUP science and math building

IUP alumni Tim and Debra Cejka complete the match to proceed with IUP's new science building.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:46:57 AM

Dozens of IUP students to participate in community service

IUP students will go "into the streets" on April 21 to offer volunteer service to nonprofit agencies and organizations.

Posted on 4/18/2018 9:37:30 AM

Lively Arts to present musical 'Kinky Boots' at IUP

IUP will host the Tony Award winning "Kinky Boots."

Posted on 4/16/2018 1:08:39 PM

Scholarship established in honor of 1976 graduate

A memorial scholarship will honor 1976 graduate Marimichael O'Halloran Skubel.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:58:04 PM

WTI group to hold luncheon

Welcome to Indiana will honor IUP as one of its 2018 Image Award winners.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:46:18 PM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania receives $23 million gift for math and science

Gifts to IUP announced during the Celebration of Philanthropy are spotlighed.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:34:56 PM

University celebrates donations of $26 million

IUP's Celebration of Philanthropy included announcements of the largest gift in IUP history, the match for the new science building and $53 million toward at $75 million campaign.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:26:36 PM

IUP alumni couple to give school its largest gift: $23 million

IUP's Celebration of Philanthropy included announcements of the match for the new science building, $53 million in donations toward a $75 million goal, and the largest gift in IUP history.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:23:35 PM

Alumni give largest single gift to IUP

IUP receives a $23 million gift from alumni Dr. John and Char Kopchick.

Posted on 4/16/2018 12:16:31 PM

IUP to honor distinguished alumni Saturday(1)

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award winners for 2018 are profiled.

Posted on 4/13/2018 8:42:56 PM

IUP to honor distinguished alumni Saturday

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are recognized.

Posted on 4/13/2018 5:18:22 PM

CNA Appoints Mark James as Senior Vice President, Global Reinsurance

An IUP economics major graduate is selected as a SVP for CNA.

Posted on 4/13/2018 5:16:17 PM

IUP plans to honor eight with alumni award

IUP's Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and the 2018 recipients are recognized.

Posted on 4/13/2018 5:13:12 PM

Central Cambria school board names superintendent

A current IUP graduate student is tapped to lead an area school district.

Posted on 4/11/2018 9:14:11 AM

YWCA Westmoreland County honors Sportswomen of the Year

IUP's women's track coach Michelle burgher-Duncan was the guest speaker for the YWCA Sportswoman of the Year Awards event.

Posted on 4/11/2018 9:12:12 AM

National League for Nursing Hosts Inaugural Conference Celebrating Leadership Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Nursing Education

IUP professor of nursing and allied health Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger took part in a nursing conference celebrating leadership role of historically black colleges and universities in nursing education.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:50:46 PM

KCAC welcomes 1 millionth patron

More than 1 million people have visited the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:46:38 PM

Here's how York preps new hires for stress, fighting and yelling that goes with this job

An IUP graduate is part of a program to help family caseworkers deal with the stress of the job.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:44:12 PM

Personal Outreach to Landowners is Vital to Conservation Program Success

IUP biology professor Dr. Jeffrey Larkin is part of a study about how landowners can help habitat.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:40:32 PM

IUP to recognize McAneny Brothers(1)

IUP's Center for Family Business will recognize the McAneny Brothers with the Distinguished Family Business Award.

Posted on 4/10/2018 5:37:08 PM

Holocaust survivor inspires 'creative response' from public

The IUP community responds to a program with Holocaust survivor Moshe Baran.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:25:52 PM

Ebensburg wholesale distributor honored by IUP

McAneny Brothers will be honored as the 2018 Center for Family Business Distinguished Family Business.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:23:14 PM

Students cautioned of aid scams

IUP's Director of Financial Aid Ragan Griffin discusses how to avoid "scams" regarding financial aid.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:19:20 PM

Apollo-Ridge Education Foundation awarded grants for student public art program

IUP's Artspath program is collaborating with a local school district to offer art opportunities for elementary school students.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:13:19 PM

'Women of Art' to open downtown

IUP University Museum will go "downtown" for an exhibition at an Indiana site.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:09:55 PM

Pulitzer winner to speak Monday

An IUP journalism and public relations alumna and Pulitzer Prize winner will speak at IUP.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:08:03 PM

Fishing seminar scheduled for April 13

An IUP professor will be a presenter for a community program about fishing and fish scarcity.

Posted on 4/10/2018 1:05:30 PM

National Aviary names Wexford woman 2017 Volunteer of the Year

An IUP graduate is honored for her volunteer service to the National Aviary.

Posted on 4/10/2018 11:02:02 AM

IUP to recognize McAneny Brothers

An Ebensburg company will join the businesses honored with the IUP Center for Family Business Distinguished Family Business Award.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:58:15 AM

Two Era writers earn professional honors

A journalism and public relations major graduate wins an award for sports-outdoor columns.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:56:11 AM

2 join Cranberry fire police

A incoming student at IUP joins his community's fire police squad, with plans to join the Indiana Borough Fire Department's live-in program when he enrolls at IUP in fall 2018.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:53:12 AM

Research focus of IUP week of events

IUP's Research Appreciation Week is spotlighted.

Posted on 4/10/2018 10:50:12 AM

Fire police officers take oath in Cranberry Townshp

A Cranberry man will be joining the IUP community in the fall and will participate as a live-in firefighter for the Indiana community.

Posted on 4/2/2018 5:26:21 PM

Free training in South Buffalo for gas pipeline jobs

IUP's Northpointe campus will host natural gas and fuel training.

Posted on 3/29/2018 5:13:53 PM

A Better Chance Minority Youth Entrepreneurial Program yields success

IUP graduate David Dix talks about getting his start at a local youth program.

Posted on 3/29/2018 5:10:39 PM

How to raise an activist like the U.S. students protesting against gun violence

IUP professor and youth social justice expert Dr. Betrice Fennimore is quoted in an article on "how to raise an activist."

Posted on 3/29/2018 4:55:08 PM

Plant-based diet can reverse chronic diseases like diabetes, some cancers, mounting evidence shows

An IUP professor has formed a support group that is finding success in a plant-based diet to keep serious diseases in check.

Posted on 3/27/2018 1:11:41 PM

40 Under 40: Influential young Las Vegans who are helping improve Southern Nevada

An IUP journalism graduate is honored as a top 40 under 40 in Las Vegas.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:55:40 PM

Updating the Office

An IUP graduate talks about her success in her own social media business.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:51:46 PM


An IUP graduate completes the Pittsburgh Police Academy.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:47:42 PM

Local marchers stress anti-violence

An IUP graduate is part of a "march for life" event in her hometown in Crawford County.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:38:20 PM

Victim, survivor: Addicts need support, understanding

A community event raised funds for IUP's Mid Atlantic Research Training Institute.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:35:31 PM

IUP holds Physics Olympics

IUP physics students hosted the annual physics olympics competition for high school students.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:32:25 PM

Holocaust survivor featured at IUP's 'Six O'Clock' speaker series

IUP will host Holocaust survivor Moshe Baran on April 9 as part of the Six O'Clock Series.

Posted on 3/26/2018 6:30:17 PM

Namedropper 3/21/2018

An IUP doctoral degree graduate is guest speaker for an event.

Posted on 3/21/2018 12:25:46 PM

Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick's Danielle Brown Chosen Among Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine

An IUP graduate is chosen by Savoy Magazine in the "Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America" listing.

Posted on 3/20/2018 4:38:42 PM

IUP to feature works of emerging artists

IUP's Emerging Artists exhibition is promoted.

Posted on 3/20/2018 4:34:44 PM

Team from U.S. varsities visits Cusat

An IUP group is part of a delegation visiting Cochin University of Science and Technology to enhance cooperation.

Posted on 3/20/2018 10:53:28 AM

GCC grad Appleby leads IUP to national semifinals

A local student on the IUP Women's Basketball team is profiled; IUP's Crimson Hawks made the Final Four for the first time in the program's history.

Posted on 3/20/2018 10:14:39 AM

Trib Tuesday take: Greensburg couple advances literacy

A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial applauds the gift to IUP from alumni Bill and Judy Scheeren to advance literacy.

Posted on 3/20/2018 9:44:33 AM

Scientists Step Closer to Answer Behind Misery Bay Mystery

IUP researchers are part of a team investigating shipwrecks in the Great Lakes.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:51:22 PM

Workshop looks at autism and first responders

An IUP professor is part of a team that has developed a manual for emergency responders who deal with patients with autism.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:43:40 PM

‘We want to see growth’ too: Why Tonetta Graham isn’t worried about Philly hipsters moving into her neighborhood

An IUP graduate is working to grow her neighborhood.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:36:42 PM

Monitoring Water Quality From Space: Investigating The Sediment Concentration In Green Bay, WI

An IUP professor in the environmental engineering program is an author of an article about monitoring water quality in the Great Lakes.

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:24:13 PM

Michele Newell

An IUP Communications Media graduate has joined the on-air team at WPXI-TV (Pittsburgh, NBC).

Posted on 3/16/2018 2:17:07 PM

Lively Arts brings celebrated pianist to Indiana

An international musician will appear at IUP.

Posted on 3/15/2018 12:18:18 PM

Waverly Small Works Gallery celebrates Women’s History Month with art exhibit

An IUP graduate is part of a exhibition to celebrate Women's History Month.

Posted on 3/15/2018 12:16:03 PM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosting cybersecurity workshop(1)

IUP cybersecurity experts will present a free workshop on cybersecurity for teachers and students.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:39:05 PM

IUP grad to discuss work in White House

IUP will host graduate Amanda Lucidon to discuss her book of photography of first lady Michelle Obama.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:36:16 PM

YMCA names adapted sports coordinator

An IUP graduate is selected for a position with the Indiana County YMCA to serve children and adults with special needs.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:27:05 PM

IUP faculty supports student protest

IUP faculty are supporting students who participate in a national walkout to protest gun violence.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:21:17 PM

Access Theater Welcomes New Leadership

An IUP graduate is selected for a position with Access Theater.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:19:04 PM

ELLIOT’S TESTIMONY – Elliot Howsie discusses his road to Chief Public Defender, Allegheny County

An IUP graduate talks about his journey to success as Chief Public Defender of Allegheny County.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:17:08 PM

After special election, what does future hold for 18th District winner?

Dr. David Chambers, chair of the Department of Political Science, offers commentary on a highly contested Congressional race.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:13:38 PM

Congressional primary candidate visits Schuylkill County

An IUP graduate is running for Congress.

Posted on 3/13/2018 5:10:42 PM

IUP Unity Day scheduled for April 7

IUP will present its annual Unity Day event on April 7.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:57:10 PM

Freeport Area choir teacher to receive honor from state group

An IUP graduate will be honored with a citation for excellence in teaching.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:54:30 PM

Several Area Students Make Fall Dean's List

Local students who have achieved dean's list honors are recognized.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:51:04 PM

IUP to host free cybersecurity workshop

As part of a grant, IUP and other cybersecurity experts will offer a free workshop on cybersecurity.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:49:17 PM

IUP receives $1.4 million gift from Greensburg couple to support literacy center

A alumni couple gifted IUP with $1.4 million to the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 3/13/2018 4:44:10 PM

Author of Michelle Obama book to speak at IUP

IUP communications media graduate Amanda Lucidon will speak on campus about her book of photography of former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Posted on 3/9/2018 2:20:08 PM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosting cybersecurity workshop

IUP will host a cybersecurity workshop for students and teachers.

Posted on 3/9/2018 8:02:47 AM

School administrator to speak at Westminster

An IUP graduate program alumni, now a school administrator, is on tap to speak at a university program.

Posted on 3/9/2018 7:56:55 AM

Couple donates $1.4 million to IUP(1)

A $1.4 million gift from an alumni couple will be used to help literacy and students with autism at IUP.

Posted on 3/8/2018 2:32:20 PM

Meet WHIRL Magazine’s 20 in their 20s Class for 2018

IUP multi-degree holder Isaac Tarbell is selected by Whirl Magazine for Top 20 under 20 for 2018.

Posted on 3/8/2018 1:56:09 PM

Mind Games: The Tortured Lives of ‘Targeted Individuals’

IUP Professor of Psychology and expert on paranoia, offers his perspective on "Targeted Individuals."

Posted on 3/8/2018 11:52:46 AM

IUP offers cybersecurity workshop for students beginning in middle school

IUP will continue the series of free cybersecurity workshops at a Westmoreland County location.

Posted on 3/8/2018 10:30:43 AM

Couple donates $1.4 million to IUP

Two IUP graduates have given IUP a $1.4 million gift to support the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 3/8/2018 10:26:16 AM

Bilger's Rocks seeks information about missing fish reader

An IUP graduate student is doing research on fish population at a local stream.

Posted on 3/7/2018 2:20:47 PM

IUP, Flute New Music Consortium to host residency

IUP and the Flute New Music Consortium are co-sponsoring a contemporary music residency, including public performances.

Posted on 3/7/2018 2:17:16 PM

Activities scheduled at IUP for National Nutrition Month

The IUP student nutrition organization has organized several events for National Nutrition Month.

Posted on 3/7/2018 2:15:03 PM

Award-winning cellist to perform at IUP

IUP will host an internationally known musician.

Posted on 3/7/2018 11:32:22 AM

Certified nurse midwife returns

An IUP graduate returns to a position as a nurse midwife.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:46:13 AM

After five years of development, IUP's diversity strategy heads to trustees

The road to the creation draft Diversity Action Plan is reviewed.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:43:04 AM

Paranormal society investigates activity at Greensburg's Major Stokes

An IUP professor leads Ghost Researchers, a paranormal group who investigates the possibility of ghosts.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:40:48 AM

Millvale Brewing Co. changes name, opens new taproom

An IUP graduate opens a brewery in his hometown of Millvale.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:38:11 AM

IUP students named to dean’s list

IUP students who achieved dean's list status from Monroe County are named.

Posted on 3/7/2018 10:35:29 AM

Indiana University students make dean’s list

Local students from the Lock Haven area who are dean's list students at IUP are noted.

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:49:32 AM

Greensburg couple gives IUP $1.4 million

A $1.4 million gift from two alumni to IUP's College of Education and Communications is highlighted.

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:46:57 AM

Pursuing Promotion

An IUP graduate is selected for a coaching job,

Posted on 3/7/2018 9:45:06 AM

Butler High Grad to be Remembered at IUP

The IUP Rugby team will honor a member who passed away in an car accident with a special night game.

Posted on 3/5/2018 11:42:54 AM

Discovering Misery Bay Shipwrecks

IUP students and faculty member Dr. Bill Chadwick are researching shipwreck debris in Lake Erie.

Posted on 3/5/2018 10:34:26 AM

Local entrepreneurs spread world health through soap

IUP graduates are helping people in poverty through their own unique business.

Posted on 2/28/2018 8:18:11 AM

Spoken Dreams Trisha Rae Stahl, Actress

IUP Young Alumni Award winner Tricia Rae Stahl is profiled in the "Spoken Dreams" series.

Posted on 2/26/2018 1:04:46 PM

Mover of the week David Schumacher

An IUP graduate has been named to a development post of a regional hospital.

Posted on 2/26/2018 1:01:41 PM

Local performer ridiculously blessed with career

An IUP graduate talks about his music career.

Posted on 2/26/2018 12:59:35 PM

Overbearing Mothers

An IUP professor is quoted as a resource on an article on fatherhood and "maternal gatekeeping."

Posted on 2/23/2018 11:35:06 AM

Business Bites

IUP's Suit Up project and partner JCPenney is recognized.

Posted on 2/23/2018 11:27:21 AM

Industry study determines broadband sound top reversing safety solution

An IUP professor has done a study about broadband sound in the workplace, one of the first scientific studies of its kind.

Posted on 2/23/2018 11:23:59 AM

Top 100 Organizations

IUP is recognized as one of central Pennsylvania's Top 100 Organizations.

Posted on 2/23/2018 10:57:11 AM

IUP student from Erie advances to national musical competition

An IUP student won both local and regional music competitions, and is set to compete at the national level.

Posted on 2/23/2018 9:56:39 AM

Western Pennsylvania's colleges branch out to meet needs of burgeoning fields

IUP is responding to workforce needs by developing new majors and programs.

Posted on 2/23/2018 9:54:06 AM

Lectures to begin in February at IUP

IUP's Office of Extended Studies is a sponsor for the Great Decisions lecture series at St. Andrew's Village.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:37:38 PM

New center opens at IUP

IUP's new multicultural and student leadership ribbon cutting ceremony is featured.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:35:23 PM

IUP adds degree in strategic communication

IUP adds a master of science in strategic communication degree to its offerings.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:12:21 PM

Shaler Police Department hires two officers

A graduate of IUP's Municipal Police Academy and IUP criminology graduate are selected for service as police officers.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:10:13 PM

Goodbye, Draai Laag Brewing; Hello, Strange Roots Experimental Ales

An IUP graduate is taking his brewery in a new direction.

Posted on 2/22/2018 2:05:54 PM

WTAJ Special Report: Making Marines Part 3

IUP graduate Raymond Ward completed his Marine boot camp training.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:48:59 PM

MARTI institute receives donation

IUP's MARTI is the recipient of a donation from a local community group.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:40:36 PM

IUP Punxsutawney offers three medical assistant scholarships

The Punxsutawney Area Trust has made scholarships available to students in the Clinical Medical Assistant program.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:37:17 PM

IUP ranked as one of best for online colleges

IUP receives another accolade from a national ranking agency.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:27:27 PM

'Rooted in Color' is an art exhibit tackling discrimination

An IUP graduate student has created an exhibition in a Johnstown gallery.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:24:59 PM

Woodworking News & New Products

IUP Wood Center makes news with its work to design the awards for the Governor's Arts Awards program.

Posted on 2/20/2018 4:21:40 PM

Scholarships available for clinical medical assistant program at IUP Punxsutawney

The Punxsutawney Area College Trust has made scholarships available for the Clinical Medical Assistant program.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:32:08 PM

A library without books? Some universities purging dusty volumes

IUP is one of many academic libraries addressing responsible stewardship of its book collection.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:27:49 PM

Artist prefers small scale's intimacy

An IUP art student has a show in New Kensington.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:24:58 PM

Sharing his talent: Family donates thousands of artist’s abstract pieces to the Altoona museum

An IUP graduate and former professor's artwork is being donated to area museums.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:22:47 PM

IUP professor wants 9th seat

An IUP professor is looking to run for the 9th Congressional District seat.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:20:33 PM

New Superintendent Named for Duquesne Schools

An IUP graduate has been named superintendent of a local school district.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:16:11 PM

February Friends of the James V. Brown Library Book Review Luncheon on Making Hope Happen

An IUP graduate, now a school psychologist and violence prevention trainer, was the spotlighted presenter for a book review program.

Posted on 2/7/2018 4:08:15 PM

Mansfielder among those honoring Ashland University mentors

An IUP Ph.D. graduate is honored for his teaching.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:59:40 PM

Former White House photographer offers an insightful look at Michelle Obama

IUP graduate Amanda Lucidon is on a tour to promote her book about Michelle Obama.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:55:35 PM

Capital One Expands Financial Sponsors Group in New York

An IUP Eberly graduate has joined Capital One's Financial Sponsors Group.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:51:41 PM

Active learning correlates to trust, study finds

An IUP study, led by Dr. David Hanauer, to be published in Life Sciences Education, correlates trust of a professor with active learning.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:49:50 PM

Deer ticks will rebound quickly in Pennsylvania after cold weather, experts say

IUP biology professor Dr. Thomas Simmons talks about deer ticks and how winter weather might not kill them.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:42:02 PM

National History Day projects at Franklin Regional teach about the past, proper research

IUP students from the College of Education and Communications served as judges for a high school history day competition.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:39:24 PM

White House photographer Amanda Lucidon talks about book on Michelle Obama

An IUP graduate is the author of a new book of photographs of first lady Michelle Obama.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:36:42 PM

Personnel News: MiLB, Altoona

An IUP graduate is promoted by the Altoona Curve management company.

Posted on 2/7/2018 3:33:48 PM

State University System Creates 6 New Degree Programs(1)

IUP's master's degree program in strategic communication is approved by the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 1/26/2018 4:10:10 PM

House Majority Leader Reed seeks Shuster’s seat

IUP graduate Dave Reed is a candidate for Bill Shuster's seat in Congress.

Posted on 1/26/2018 4:04:50 PM

IUP clinical psychology program ranked second in nation

IUP's clinical psychology program is ranked second in the nation.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:59:45 PM

Crime victim, provider input sought

Researcher from IUP are working with the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to do research on crime victims.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:56:58 PM

Close Up: Johnna Pro

IUP graduate Johnna Pro is profiled for her career as a journalist and now community advocate.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:45:08 PM

IUP cuts tuition fees for regional undergrads

IUP's new plan to reduce tuition for regional campus students and change the way out-of-state students are charged has been approved by the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:41:11 PM

Higher ed system approves six new majors to address skills gap

IUP's master of science in strategic communications is approved by the Pennsylvania State System Board of Governors.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:38:19 PM

Olympian Burgher-Duncan talks keys to success at Mount Aloysius MLK event

IUP track and field coach Michelle Burgher-Duncan was a speaker for a Martin Luther King program.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:21:47 PM

Pennsylvania Business Central Top 100 People

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll was selected for the Top 100 People of 2017 by Pennsylvania Business Central.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:15:16 PM

A White House photographer showcases her photographs of Michelle Obama in new book

IUP graduate Amanda Lucidon's book of photos of Michelle Obama is profiled.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:06:56 PM

Top 100 People

IUP head football coach Paul Tortorella is profiled in the 2018 listing of "Top 100 People."

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:02:30 PM

IUP to open new center

IUP's Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement Center ribbon-cutting is profiled.

Posted on 1/26/2018 2:59:57 PM

IUP theater and dance to host Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

IUP's role as host for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival is highlighted.

Posted on 1/23/2018 12:15:50 PM

Healthcare Institute of New Jersey Names Edward F. Tate III New Director of Communications

An English graduate has been tapped to lead a New Jersey healthcare company.

Posted on 1/18/2018 8:14:12 AM

From Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania Avenue: Photographer preserves Michelle Obama for history

An IUP graduate, who worked as the official photographer for first lady Michelle Obama, has published a book of her photos.

Posted on 1/17/2018 11:55:29 AM

Get a 3-course dinner for $60 at one of the highest ranked restaurants in the country

An IUP graduate is recognized as a top chef in the Pittsburgh restaurant scene.

Posted on 1/16/2018 9:07:04 AM

U.S. News & World Report issues citation for fourth consecutive year

U.S. News & World Report has ranked IUP's graduate criminology program in its "best online programs" listing.

Posted on 1/16/2018 9:02:37 AM

IUP criminology program ranked as 'Best'

IUP's online criminology master's program is ranked as a top graduate criminal justice program.

Posted on 1/16/2018 9:00:30 AM

Former CD East star Ethan Cooper inks deal with New York Giants

IUP graduate Ethan Cooper is signed by the New York Giants.

Posted on 1/8/2018 3:45:54 PM

Stonehill International School establishes academic partnership with Pennsylvania Universities

IUP is part of an international educational opportunity in India.

Posted on 1/8/2018 2:22:08 PM

Grads give IUP $1 million gifts

Alumni have gifted IUP two separate $1 million gifts.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:32:35 PM

Tracking Songbird Progress in Pennsylvania's Forests

Biology professor Dr. Jeffrey Larkin's work in tracking songbirds and measuring habitats is profiled.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:29:10 PM

New YMCA director ready to meet region’s needs

An IUP graduate has been named director of the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:26:22 PM

IUP receives two $1 million gifts from alumni

IUP is the recipient of two $1 million gifts from alumni.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:23:25 PM

Free training for gas pipeline jobs offered at IUP Northpointe campus in South Buffalo

IUP at Northpointe is serving as a site for pipeline career training.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:21:19 PM

Art in the Atrium with Shelly Lipscomb

An IUP fine arts graduate is profiled.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:19:15 PM

Sussex Family YMCA welcomes new executive director

An IUP graduate is selected as executive director of a Delaware YMCA.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:16:35 PM

Pa. public colleges could double scholarships they give out, up to $50M more this year alone. What's it mean for families?

Under a new program being considered by the Board of Governors, IUP may be able to offer additional scholarship funds.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:11:52 PM

Mount Aloysius financial aid director earns honor

A master's degree graduate has earned a professional award for her work in financial aid.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:06:12 PM

Dry cleaner opens in Ellwood City

An IUP graduate has opened a new business in Ellwood City.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:02:42 PM

New Kensington's new police chief: Det. Bob Deringer

A graduate of IUP's Criminal Justice Training Academy is tapped for leadership of a local police department.

Posted on 1/8/2018 1:00:08 PM

Band director brings harmony to music program

An IUP music graduate has been named band director at a California school district.

Posted on 1/8/2018 12:57:21 PM

York's opioid problem 'resides inside our churches' too

IUP is providing training to pastors and counselors in the York area about opioid addiction.

Posted on 1/8/2018 12:50:51 PM

Local IUP student honored at commencement

A local student is honored for graduating from IUP with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Posted on 12/19/2017 6:16:43 PM

Local woman receives scholarship

An IUP student is honored as the recipient of the Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Scholarship.

Posted on 12/18/2017 11:13:28 AM

Editorial Laurels and Barbs

IUP's Confluence Park project is praised.

Posted on 12/18/2017 11:07:45 AM

AROUND TOWN: lyoob tracking down more than fly balls

An IUP criminology graduate has been hired as a crime scene technician/investigator.

Posted on 12/18/2017 11:03:15 AM

IUP, Milton Hershey School sign formal partnership agreement

IUP and Milton Hershey School have signed a document formalizing the relationship between the two institutions.

Posted on 12/18/2017 10:58:42 AM

IUP faculty members develop special education curriculum for university

Three IUP faculty developed a curriculum for use at a Suriname university.

Posted on 12/15/2017 6:20:04 PM

Second public art installation in Aldershot to be installed in Spring of 2018

Art by an IUP Young Alumni Award recipient is scheduled for installation in an Oregon town.

Posted on 12/15/2017 6:16:44 PM

IUP student selected for scholarship

A local IUP student is selected for both a Gilman and a Freeman-Asia scholarship.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:49:32 PM

Mega university to be set up in Amaravati soon

A delegation from the State System, including IUP Provost Dr. Timothy Moerland, met with official in India about establishing a new "mega university."

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:45:41 PM

IUP inks agreement with Milton Hershey School

IUP and the Milton Hershey School have signed an agreement strengthening the relationship between the two institutions.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:33:30 PM

Saint Vincent professor shares drug study findings with state lawmakers

An IUP criminology professor is part of a regional study about opioid users.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:29:37 PM

Local Man Honored by Tourist Bureau

An IUP graduate is honored for his work with the Kittanning Tourist Bureau and his community involvement.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:26:02 PM

Pittsburgh Ranks High On List Of Best College Towns & Cities

Indiana, Pa. is ranked in a national survey about "best college towns."

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:24:00 PM

Student throws 'Star Wars'-themed 1st birthday party for his dog

An IUP student gives his dog a Star Wars-themed birthday party.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:20:32 PM

CodeClan Appoints New CEO

An IUP graduate is appointed CEO of an international digital company.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:18:26 PM

Kittanning Native Becomes Newest Police Officer

A graduate of the Criminal Justice Police Academy is selected to serve on the Kittanning police force.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:16:20 PM

Man Throws Adorable Star Wars-Themed Party for His Service Dog's 1st Birthday

An IUP student who gave a Star Wars birthday party to his dog is featured.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:13:33 PM

100 years of Finnish independence celebrated in the U.P.

An IUP history professor and expert on Finland was the guest speaker for FinnFest USA.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:07:41 PM

IUP receives $220K grant for multi-use park

IUP receives a $220,000 grant to add to the Allegheny Arboretum at IUP.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:05:04 PM

How to keep students in science

Work by Dr. David Hanauer to assess the success of a science program is examined.

Posted on 12/15/2017 5:00:37 PM

Hellbender or ‘snot-otter’ may turn out to be Pa.’s first official state amphibian

A former student of Dr. Art Hulse (biology faculty) talks about his work studying the hellbender.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:57:55 PM

Woman devoted to improving Moxham, city

A leader in a city's renaissance, an IUP graduate, is spotlighted.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:54:53 PM

Stuffed in the stacks no more? IUP's library needs to purge

IUP's deaccessing project is explained.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:52:39 PM

Inside the classroom: Apollo-Ridge's artist in residence program

IUP's Artspath program at a local school is profiled.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:49:58 PM

Walker selected for scholarship

A local student is profiled as a recipient of the IUP Alumni Legacy Scholarship.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:47:59 PM

Sykesville police officer enjoying her job

IUP Criminal Justice Training Center graduate selected for position in Sykesville.

Posted on 12/15/2017 4:46:15 PM

Marcellus shale drilling company pitches fracking to A-K Valley business leaders

IUP continues to play a role in water testing in an area considering fracking.

Posted on 11/16/2017 5:23:47 PM

New Middletown school board member: Gomboc-Turyan replaces John

An IUP graduate is successful in a local school board election.

Posted on 11/16/2017 5:22:00 PM

Apollo-Ridge students' mosaic artwork will enhance downtown Apollo

IUP's Artspath program is bring art to downtown Apollo through local high school students.

Posted on 11/16/2017 5:18:38 PM

Children’s author Colleen Driscoll to be featured at Festival of Trees

IUP graduate Colleen Driscoll has authored a series of books for children.

Posted on 11/13/2017 10:09:15 AM

IUP brass quintet to perform as part of city concert series

IUP's faculty brass ensemble will perform in Johnstown.

Posted on 11/13/2017 10:06:20 AM

IUP offers Career Fair

IUP will host its second annual Community College career fair on Nov. 10.

Posted on 11/3/2017 4:04:11 PM

Penn Township group schedules fracking-related noise monitoring workshop

IUP professor Dr. Cynthia Richburg will present her study on noise pollution and health impacts at a noise monitoring workshop.

Posted on 11/3/2017 3:56:58 PM

State College's Dirsmith Named Pennsylvania School​ ​Psychologist​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Year

An IUP graduate is selected as the School Psychologist of the Year by the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/3/2017 3:48:25 PM

In School

A local student is recognized for being selected for the Crimson Court.

Posted on 11/3/2017 3:42:07 PM

AWS appoints new Executive Director and CEO

An IUP graduate is named to lead a professional organization.

Posted on 11/2/2017 8:50:55 AM

AWS appoints executive director/CEO

An IUP graduate is named executive director of a professional metalworking organization.

Posted on 11/2/2017 8:44:25 AM

New vision, from not-so-new local names, powers these fast-growing firms

An IUP graduate is part of the "fast-growing firms" feature of Philadelphia companies.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:51:06 PM

A taste of FinnFest: Yhdessä/Together theme of Finland 100

IUP professor Dr. Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen is profiled for her presentation about Finish history.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:37:20 PM

People and places, October

A local woman has been named to the IUP Alumni Board of Directors.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:33:53 PM

Wheeling Heritage Hosts Clay Sculpture Exhibit

An art alumnae is selected for a show in West Virginia.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:28:56 PM

Campus achievements

IUP's Wood Center students' work to create the Governor's Arts Awards is profiled.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:26:33 PM

NCC professor performing 1-man show to help Puerto Rican hurricane victims

A graduate of IUP is reaching out to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:20:15 PM

Senate confirms four to State System Board of Governors

Chair of the IUP Council of Trustees Samuel Smith has been named to the Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:15:32 PM

People and places

A Grove City area woman has been elected to IUP's Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:11:31 PM

Union County IUP Student and Class Design, Create 2017 Governors Awards for the Arts Objects

IUP students designed and created the awards for the Pennsylvania Governor's Award for the Arts.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:08:28 PM

IUP professor selected for faculty scholar award

An IUP professor is highlight for her recent honor from the College of Education and Communications.

Posted on 10/31/2017 12:02:58 PM

Coal country is finding little relief in Trump's climate actions

IUP Trustee David Osikowicz talks about the coal industry.

Posted on 10/23/2017 2:30:40 PM

Lantern Theater Company Presents the World Premiere of “The Craftsman” by Bruce Graham

An IUP graduate's play is premiered.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:38:16 PM

IUP team wins cybersecurity grant, will train Western PA workers

An interdisciplinary team received a grant of $212,000 from the National Security Agency to improve cybersecurity education.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:33:49 PM

Assistant Principal at Erie School Honored by Pennsylvania Principals Association

An IUP graduate is recognized by her professional organization.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:31:29 PM

Robinson manager Jeffrey Silka to take reins in North Huntingdon

An IUP graduate is named as manager of a Pittsburgh community.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:28:08 PM

Pro to emcee awards ceremony

An IUP graduate will be the emcee for a special community awards program.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:24:44 PM

Consider Living Learning Communities as a Prospective International Student

IUP professor Shijuan Liu talks about the advantage of a Living-Learning Community for international students.

Posted on 10/19/2017 5:20:32 PM

Bottle Works to honor five for artistic excellence

IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner Christine Antemann will be honored by a regional arts group.

Posted on 10/9/2017 3:20:24 PM

CMU near top of Wall Street Journal's college rankings

IUP is highly ranked in a Wall Street Journal assessment of universities.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:44:43 PM

Restoration of PA stream to be acid test for trout

IUP has been working to determine how land reclamation is affecting local streams and trout populations.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:41:04 PM

IUP recognized by Wall Street Journal/Times higher education college ranking

IUP ranks highly in the Wall Street Journal top colleges listing.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:37:30 PM

North Huntingdon commissioners choose Jeff Silka as township manager

An IUP graduate is selected as the borough manager of North Huntingdon.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:34:27 PM

he Women in Media: Paula Reed Ward

IUP journalism graduate Paula Reed Ward is profiled for her investigative reporting.

Posted on 10/9/2017 2:30:39 PM

Pittsburgh Promise partners with 19 colleges to provide grants

IUP is one of 19 colleges and universities from around the region that will be a Preferred College Partner with the Pittsburgh Promise.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:27:01 PM

Pittsburgh Promise Expanding, Partners With 19 Pa. Colleges & Universities

IUP Vice President for Enrollment Management Dr. Patricia McCarthy talks about IUP's Pittsburgh Promise partnership.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:24:05 PM

Yaw Announces “State of Addiction” Public Hearing

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll is part of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania Board of Directors' public hearing on the opioid epidemic.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:10:36 PM

Colleges to Pittsburgh Promise students: Room and board? We have you covered.

IUP is part of the Pittsburgh Promise partnership, offering support and funding for on-campus living to Pittsburgh Promise students.

Posted on 9/29/2017 2:01:05 PM

The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh Welcomes New President & CEO

IUP graduate Wendy Pardee has been selected as the President and CEO of The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh.

Posted on 9/26/2017 8:37:44 AM

Seeing behind the symphony Oboist in middle of action with JSO

IUP music professor Stephanie Caulder is profiled.

Posted on 9/26/2017 8:30:56 AM

Students can now graduate with health care degree directly from local site

IUP Respiratory Care students will complete the final two years of study at IUP Northpointe.

Posted on 9/26/2017 8:24:55 AM

Teen counseling workshop

An IUP program offered through the Department of Counseling is profiled.

Posted on 9/18/2017 5:41:56 PM

IUP hosting fundraiser for ovarian cancer research

An annual IUP departmental fundraiser for ovarian cancer is promoted.

Posted on 9/18/2017 5:37:58 PM

Websites feature maps Berks produce

An IUP senior created a Google Map for a farm market guide as part of a summer internship.

Posted on 9/18/2017 5:25:40 PM

Westmoreland water authority nets $1M more from gas wells but rate hike stands

A project by IUP professors continues to monitor water quality at a Westmoreland County reservoir.

Posted on 9/14/2017 7:54:38 AM

Movers 9-10-17

A local IUP student was part of the Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program.

Posted on 9/11/2017 5:29:38 PM

'Selfless spirit' of 9-11 victim endures

The parents of an IUP student lost in the 9-11 attacks maintain his memory with a golf outing fundraiser.

Posted on 9/11/2017 4:57:57 PM

State of Addiction: Finding early indicators of heroin addiction

IUP Criminology and Criminal Justice Professor Dr. John Lewis discusses his recent co-authored study related to opioid addiction.

Posted on 9/8/2017 8:40:25 AM

Seeing behind the symphony Percussionist plays key role for orchestra

An IUP music graduate continues to make his mark in the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra.

Posted on 9/8/2017 8:20:42 AM

Study backs role of faith in drug addiction recovery

A study by IUP criminology and criminal justice professor Dr. John Lewis and IUP doctoral graduate Eric Kocian, looks at the regional opioid epidemic.

Posted on 9/8/2017 7:40:29 AM

Campus Notes: Sept. 3, 2017

IUP students participating in the Research Experience for Summer Scholars program are profiled.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:45:29 AM

St. Vincent professor's drug study turns up surprising data

IUP criminology and criminal justice professor Dr. John Lewis collaborated on a study of opioid users in Westmoreland County.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:42:55 AM

Fern Glen student visits Belize

Two IUP Cook Honors College students were selected for a State System summer abroad trip to Belize.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:40:13 AM

Jellyfish in Ohio? Phenomenon has come to Lake Erie

IUP retired biology professor Dr. Terry Peard continues to offer expert commentary on freshwater jellyfish.

Posted on 9/5/2017 10:28:39 AM

IUP Honors Student from Clinton County Spends Time in Belize

IUP Cook Honors College student Adam Wasser took part in the State System of Higher Education study abroad trip this summer.

Posted on 9/1/2017 5:16:03 PM

Nutting Gallery Features First Exhibit of Season

An IUP graduate is featured in a regional art exhibition.

Posted on 9/1/2017 8:40:14 AM

Art Blast on the Mon returns for one-day festival

IUP student Leah Lavrinc will be featured in a local arts festival as a teaching artist.

Posted on 9/1/2017 8:23:08 AM

Dinner with a Purpose: Mars Grad Cooks Up Event with Three-fold Goal

IUP Culinary Arts graduate and current HRIM and Accounting student organized a community fundraising dinner to benefit his hometown of Mars.

Posted on 8/29/2017 10:36:04 AM

Stories to Tell: County Authors Release New Works

IUP doctoral graduate publishes her first book.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:53:29 PM

Fire Chief Carries on Legacy of Service

An IUP student's family has a legacy of service, which she intends to carry on.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:51:05 PM

New TJ Principal Awed by Students’ Thirst for Knowledge

An IUP communications media graduate is the principal at a Virginia high school.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:46:11 PM

Movie Produced by West Finley Man Premieres in Dormont

IUP graduate Jack Davis wrote, directed and produced a movie shot in the region, now on Vimeo.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:43:42 PM

Apollo Council Approves Measure to Brighten Town

An IUP resident-artist will be helping to beautify and educate citizens of Apollo.

Posted on 8/28/2017 3:26:48 PM

Cutting Costs with Software-Driven Networking

IUP graduate Jake Williams authors a story on IT and network issues.

Posted on 8/24/2017 11:48:49 AM

IUP plans events for this week as students arrive on campus

IUP's opening of the academic year events are detailed.

Posted on 8/24/2017 11:46:40 AM

'Familiar Spaces' exhibit open at Sweetwater in Sewickley

IUP art student Lauren Scavo is a featured artist in a Pittsburgh exhibition.

Posted on 8/24/2017 9:30:20 AM

Answering the Big Questions of Higher Education

IUP President Driscoll joins a group of regional college and university presidents discussing issues in higher education, from finance to safety of student-athletes.

Posted on 8/24/2017 9:20:52 AM

The Clarks rocking along the Allegheny

The Clarks, formed at IUP, continue to draw crowds.

Posted on 8/24/2017 9:15:15 AM

Chincoteague's Pico Taqueria packs family and flavor

After meeting at the Academy of Culinary Arts, this couple has opened a unique restaurant.

Posted on 8/22/2017 1:57:42 PM

‘Wax Man of Blair County’ and more: Baker Mansion hosts first art exhibit

An IUP graduate changes direction in his art career and has an exhibition at a historical museum.

Posted on 8/22/2017 1:52:47 PM

Floral Park principal tapped as Sewanhaka curriculum head

An IUP graduate is promoted to curriculum director at her school district.

Posted on 8/22/2017 1:45:33 PM

Penn Highlands College promotes, grants tenure to faculty

IUP graduates working as faculty at Penn Highlands Community College earn promotions.

Posted on 8/22/2017 1:00:39 PM

Cultivating an interest in the environment

An IUP criminology major is also cultivating an interest in the environment through her summer internship.

Posted on 8/21/2017 2:32:54 PM

Central PA's Kyle Friend, Ethan Cooper taking it 'day-by-day' with Pittsburgh Steelers

IUP's Ethan Cooper is taking "one day at a time" as an undrafted free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Posted on 8/21/2017 2:30:13 PM

Ellwood City native takes chiropractic care around the world

An IUP graduate has founded a nonprofit organization to help people in other countries.

Posted on 8/18/2017 3:15:19 PM

It's Your Turn

Research by geoscience professor Dr. Jonathan Warnock on the dinosaur quarry in Utah is profiled on a radio show.

Posted on 8/18/2017 3:12:01 PM

Chef-outdoorsman to show how to avoid 'gamey' taste in meat

IUP's former Academy of Culinary Arts director Albert Wutsch continues his work as a professional chef and cookbook author.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:54:46 AM

Roller derby builds bonds for area women

An IUP student and member of the IUP ice hockey team, also is a member of a roller derby team.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:51:51 AM

Sports Sales Manager the Newest Addition to Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board

An IUP honors graduate is selected for a position in tourism.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:45:28 AM

AmeriCorps member connects students, St. Francis residents

IUP student Claire Richardson completed a project with children as part of her work as an AmeriCorps member.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:40:03 AM

Twin Valley Grad, YouTube Co-Founder Part of NBA’s Most Tech-Savvy Ownership Group

IUP graduate Chad Hurley is profiled for his leadership in technology.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:36:55 AM

Steve Jackson appointed OGH Foundation president

An IUP graduate Steven Jackson is named to a leadership position in his community.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:34:33 AM

Java treatment: Artist uses coffee to pre-stain canvas

An IUP graduate finds a unique way to incorporate coffee into his artwork.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:31:33 AM

Spicy scents of craft beers waft from these candles

An IUP graduate turns a passion into a profitable business: producing and selling candles that smell like craft beers.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:27:40 AM

College, hearing loss and self-advocacy

IUP student Jessica Wertz offers tips on navigating college when you have a hearing loss.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:21:01 AM

Students recognized for woodturning talent

An IUP student won first place in an American Association of Woodturners competition.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:15:52 AM

Forest Hill pottery maker doesn’t let lack of vision slow her craft

Profile on an IUP graduate and ceramic artist.

Posted on 8/17/2017 9:10:16 AM

Children's Institute names Wendy Ann Pardee as new president and CEO

An IUP graduate has been tapped to lead Pittsburgh's Children's Institute.

Posted on 8/7/2017 1:32:54 PM

Sr. Mary Pellegrino leads in a time that's 'not business as usual'

A story on IUP graduate St. Joseph Sr. Mary Pellegrino talks about her early experiences and role in the Leadership Conference of Women Religious.

Posted on 8/7/2017 11:06:30 AM

12 Iconoclastic People and Places To See in Mid-Western Pennsylvania

The Hilton Garden Inn at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex is spotlighted in a feature about "best spots" in western Pennsylvania.

Posted on 8/7/2017 10:57:22 AM

Why doctors who fat shame are hurting their patients

IUP Distinguished University Professor presented information about "fat shaming" to an international conference.

Posted on 8/3/2017 3:04:09 PM

Kane students awarded scholarships

A Kane area student is awarded a scholarship to study at IUP.

Posted on 8/3/2017 3:01:18 PM

IUP names Diane Shinberg to lead public health program

IUP names sociology faculty Dr. Diane Shinberg as the director of the Public Health program.

Posted on 8/3/2017 2:56:20 PM

Pittsburgh's 50 Finest 2017

Two IUP graduates have been selected for Whirl Magazine's 50 Finest 2017.

Posted on 8/2/2017 3:13:32 PM

'Heathers: The Musical' tackles teen topics with black humor

An IUP theater major founded an acting company in her hometown of Baltimore.

Posted on 8/2/2017 3:00:33 PM

New majors approved at IUP

New programs at IUP are highlighted.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:56:44 PM

State College police welcome new officer

An IUP police academy graduate is selected for the State College Police Department.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:36:51 PM

Jellyfish in Lake Erie? That stings

IUP retired faculty member Dr. Terry Peard talks about freshwater jellyfish in Lake Erie during an August interview.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:33:07 PM

Drum Corps reunites Mt. Lebanon friends at Baldwin competition

An IUP music education major will compete in a regional drum corps competition.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:30:44 PM

Annual festival will offer four headlining acts for the first time

IUP's "The Clarks" will be part of an area music festival.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:26:31 PM

Precautions needed to avoid disease-spreading parasites

IUP biology professor Dr. Tom Simmons offers comments about ticks and Lyme disease.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:22:53 PM

Courts Hold Colleges & Universities Must Balance Due Process in Sex Assault Cases With Need to Protect Campus

IUP professor Dr. John Wesley Lowery is quoted in an article about adjudication of sexual assault charges on university campuses.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:19:48 PM

North Huntingdon preschool surprises dad a day before Iraq deployment

An IUP graduate on active duty is honored.

Posted on 8/2/2017 2:16:06 PM

Area universities land on Money magazine 'Best College' list

IUP's selection by Money Magazine's Best Colleges rankings is highlighted.

Posted on 7/24/2017 2:05:39 PM

Pittsburgh Milliones students, staff seek to 'change the narrative'

A student leader at a Pittsburgh's Milliones high school, working to "change the narrative" at the school, will be a freshman at IUP in fall 2017.

Posted on 7/24/2017 10:56:05 AM

Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship adds 2 board members

An IUP faculty member is selected for a Pittsburgh charter school board of directors.

Posted on 7/21/2017 12:20:12 PM

Not Forgotten: He strummed many hearts in classrooms

A graduate of IUP's music education program is profiled.

Posted on 7/21/2017 12:16:59 PM


An IUP graduate and master's degree student is profiled.

Posted on 7/21/2017 12:10:01 PM

Shakespeare troupe prepares for combat

An IUP theater graduate is working with a Shakespeare production.

Posted on 7/21/2017 12:04:36 PM

State trooper Michael P. Stewart is laid to rest

A Pennsylvania State Police officer who died in the line of duty is an IUP criminology major.

Posted on 7/21/2017 12:02:17 PM

Nicoya Peninsula Moves 11 Millimeters A Year

Dr. Jonathan Lewis is part of a team studying the movement of the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica.

Posted on 7/14/2017 3:30:37 PM

Respiratory therapist joins Somerset Med Services

IUP respiratory therapy graduate is selected for a new position.

Posted on 7/14/2017 2:09:20 PM

NAVIF’s Kohler receives promotion

An IUP graduate is promoted to the rank of vice admiral.

Posted on 7/14/2017 2:05:53 PM

Jury in homicide case hears of a song called ‘Murder’

Faculty emeritus R. Paul McCauley is tapped as an expert witness in a murder trial.

Posted on 7/14/2017 2:03:32 PM

New recovery app could help those suffering from addiction

IUP's MARTI conference and presenter Ryan Brannon are profiled.

Posted on 7/13/2017 10:03:32 AM

Navy Mentors Get Middle School Students Excited about STEM and Internship Programs

An IUP math-education major is working this summer to mentor students in STEM.

Posted on 7/11/2017 5:56:05 PM

Penn State to host academy for blind, visually impaired high school students

IUP student India Scott, who is visually impaired, returns to a camp for visually impaired students at State College, this time as a counselor.

Posted on 7/11/2017 3:57:22 PM

New pastor

An IUP 2003 graduate is the new pastor at churches in Port Allegany and Roulette.

Posted on 7/11/2017 2:28:59 PM

Opioid conference at IUP still accepting preregistration

Information about MARTI-CBH's Summer School registration.

Posted on 7/11/2017 2:26:32 PM

Top golfers to compete in U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier at Windber Country Club

IUP graduate Brady Moran is hoping to secure a spot in the U.S. Amateur golf tournament.

Posted on 7/11/2017 11:50:00 AM

Homestead battle still resonates

IUP retired professor Dr. Charles McCollester offers comment on the Battle of Homestead.

Posted on 7/11/2017 11:45:31 AM

Theatre Exile is Announces the Return Engagement of TOMMY & ME

IUP graduate Bruce Graham is part of the support for a new play in Philadelphia.

Posted on 6/30/2017 8:39:16 AM

This Grown Man Was The Flower Girl In His Friend's Wedding & It's The Purest Thing You'll See All Day

IUP sociologist Dr. Robert Heasley offers comments on changing roles for men and women in weddings.

Posted on 6/29/2017 1:07:11 PM

Yoder Named ACM Outstanding Faculty Member

A former TESOL student is selected as Allegany College of Maryland's outstanding faculty member for 2017.

Posted on 6/29/2017 1:02:48 PM

Ravens make changes in personnel department

An IUP graduate is tapped for the Baltimore Ravens management team.

Posted on 6/29/2017 12:57:39 PM

Ravens Make Two Changes in Personnel Department

An IUP graduate joins the Baltimore Ravens management team.

Posted on 6/29/2017 12:54:52 PM

The Courier’s 2017 Celebrating The Graduates Special Section

Several graduates honored in this special section have IUP degrees or will attend IUP in fall 2017.

Posted on 6/29/2017 12:45:40 PM

Jodi Cordes receives 2017 DOVE award

IUP graduate Jodi Cordes is honored for her social service work.

Posted on 6/29/2017 10:09:46 AM

Dana King's gritty police procedurals set in Alle-Kiski Valley

IUP music education graduate Dan King includes author in his list of vocations.

Posted on 6/19/2017 4:03:10 PM

Student News

Luke Walker of Butler and Jacob King of East Brady were selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at Indiana (Pa.) University. They were chosen following an on-campus competitive interview process. The scholarship can be renewed for four years of study. STUDENT DIRECTORY Butl

Posted on 6/19/2017 12:44:07 PM

Student Directory

IUP's newest student trustee, Caleb King, is profiled.

Posted on 6/19/2017 12:40:39 PM

Kelley’s path from T-ball to IUP hall

IUP Hall of Fame inductee Marvin Kelley Jr. is profiled by his hometown newspaper.

Posted on 6/19/2017 12:31:40 PM

Kolkata Wetlands: IIT Kharagpur, Indiana University to study on how it can be used as resources for urban life

Faculty and students from IUP and ITT-KGP University are looking at the chemicals in the water of the wetlands of Kolkata and the effect on the tea industry.

Posted on 6/16/2017 3:10:57 PM

Clarion seniors display hand-made jewelry

IUP's ArtsPath offers an art opportunity to Clarion area students.

Posted on 6/16/2017 2:45:05 PM

The Making of an Allosaurus Graveyard

IUP geoscience professor Dr. Jonathan Warnock and a team of scientists have some new conclusions about why so many dinosaur fossils are collected in the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry in Utah.

Posted on 6/16/2017 2:23:29 PM

IIT, Kharagpur, Indiana University to study city's wetlands

IUP geography and regional planning faculty and students are working with a group from ITT university in India to address what should be the role of urban planners in a metropolitan city like Kolkata.

Posted on 6/13/2017 11:20:27 AM

IIT-KGP, Pennsylvania University to study about climate effect on Darjeeling tea

IUP's Department of Geography and Regional Planning students are collaborating on a research project in Kolkata, India, related to climate change.

Posted on 6/12/2017 4:29:04 PM

Mystery of Cleveland Dinosaur Graveyard Finally Solved by Scientists

IUP geoscientist Dr. Jonathan Warnock is part of a research study at a dinosaur quarry in Utah, working to discover why so many dinosaurs died in this spot.

Posted on 6/12/2017 4:04:29 PM

IIT and US University's 'Climate Change' study will revisit Darjeeling tea estates' legacy

IUP students and faculty from Geography and Regional Planning will be working with students from ITT-Kharagpur India to research climate change in relation to tea production.

Posted on 6/12/2017 3:56:44 PM

Joint IIT Kharagpur And University Of Pennsylvania Team To Study Climate Effect On Darjeeling Tea

IUP and IIT Kharagpur (India) are collaborating on a study about climate change and the quality of Darjeeling tea and its production process.

Posted on 6/12/2017 3:52:53 PM

IIT, US varsity to study climate change impact

IUP Geography and Regional Planning students and faculty are working with a group from India to conduct a student about the effects of climate change on tea production and wetlands in West Bengal.

Posted on 6/12/2017 3:49:30 PM

IUP alum Ethan Cooper living in the moment with Steelers

IUP graduate Ethan Cooper, an undrafted free agent, is practicing with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Posted on 6/2/2017 2:32:54 PM

IUP offering cybersecurity camps

IUP's cybersecurity camps are  highlighted.

Posted on 5/24/2017 11:04:44 AM

IUP: Muslim oasis in Trump Country

President of IUP's Muslim Student Organization talks about how IUP and Indiana have been welcoming to Muslims.

Posted on 5/23/2017 3:46:29 PM

Danville Woman Receives Award at IUP in Memory of Pittsburgh Police Officer Killed in Line of Duty

IUP criminology student is the recipient  of the Stephen J. Mayhle Award.

Posted on 5/23/2017 3:21:41 PM

AIHA Awards More Than $131,800 in Scholarships to 51 Outstanding Students

An IUP safety sciences student is selected for an American Industrial Hygiene Foundation scholarship.

Posted on 5/15/2017 2:33:47 PM

From IUP to the NFL

Update on IUP's Ethan Cooper from the Steelers.

Posted on 5/15/2017 8:32:20 AM

Western Pennsylvania Colleges Aim for Accuracy with Names Amid Commencements

IUP Associate Vice Provost's preparation for reading names of graduates at commencement is featured in an article about correct pronouncement of names.

Posted on 5/15/2017 8:29:34 AM

Four SUNY Canton faculty and staff selected to receive 2017 Chancellor's Award for Excellence

An IUP Ph.D. student is honored for superior performance at SUNY-Canton.

Posted on 5/12/2017 2:42:33 PM

Student ambassadors play hospitality role at IRMC

IUP students from the International Hospitality Management Honor Society have been tapped to serve as ambassadors for Indiana Regional Medical Center.

Posted on 5/12/2017 2:37:44 PM

David Mastovich Avoiding missing LinkedIn chances

IUP graduate and faculty member David Mastovich offers tips about LinkedIn.

Posted on 5/9/2017 4:58:42 PM

Tribute to Women YWCA Greater Johnstown will honor nine for community contributions

IUP graduate Allison Moser will be honored during the Johnstown YWCA Tribute To Women.

Posted on 5/9/2017 4:54:37 PM

Fatal Student Opioid Overdoses Prompt Colleges to Action

IUP is included in a story about universities offering training on opioid overdoses.

Posted on 5/9/2017 4:12:08 PM

Joining the women’s movement in their 60s: ‘We’re done being quiet’

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Maureen McHugh is quoted in this article about women activists who are age 60 plus.

Posted on 5/8/2017 5:05:29 PM

Shipwreck Identified as Rare Canal Boat

A shipwreck explored by IUP's Ben Ford is identified as a Durham boat, the first find of its kind.

Posted on 5/8/2017 5:02:41 PM

IUP online criminology program named a best value

IUP's on-line master's in criminology is ranked once again as a best value.

Posted on 5/8/2017 4:56:59 PM

‘Tayler’ made for success (Pittsburgh’s own Tayler Kirkland)

IUP student Tayler Kirkland is named a Pittsburgh Promise Executive Scholar for Giant Eagle.

Posted on 5/4/2017 10:42:12 AM

Oswego County divers discover rare 19th century boat in Oneida Lake

IUP's Dr. Ben Ford is part of a team working to analyze a shipwreck in Oneida Lake, N.Y.

Posted on 5/3/2017 2:00:56 PM

Beaver Falls native Ruth Podbielski started women's sports at IUP before Title IX

A tribute to Ruth Podbielski's legacy at IUP.

Posted on 5/1/2017 11:46:26 AM

102-year-old Oakmont woman remembered for indelible spirit

One of IUP's pioneer graduates, Mildred Weber Brown, died at the age of 102.

Posted on 5/1/2017 10:16:32 AM

Holocaust survivor will speak at Garrett College

Former IUP professor speaks about her experience as a child of the Holocaust.

Posted on 5/1/2017 10:08:15 AM

Farm-to-table restaurant at Laurel View Village open to public

IUP graduate Jamie Jones is head chef at a new restaurant in Davidsville.

Posted on 5/1/2017 9:59:27 AM

Beacon Ridge names Meenan to post

An IUP graduate is named to the position of Beacon Manor administrator.

Posted on 5/1/2017 9:53:11 AM

Former CD East, IUP standout Ethan Cooper headed to Pittsburgh Steelers

IUP's Ethan Cooper is signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a free agent during the 2017 draft.

Posted on 5/1/2017 9:50:41 AM

‘HMS Pinafore’ docking at IUP in May

The IUP performance of the Lively Arts' "HMS Pinafore" is profiled.

Posted on 4/25/2017 4:28:38 PM

Mount Gallitzin's first female student to debut ballet inspired by Catholic school days

Dance faculty member Joan Van Dyke created a dance piece to celebrate Mount Gallitzin Academy and the nuns who taught her there.

Posted on 4/25/2017 4:24:19 PM

Minnesotans joining the women’s movement in their 60s: ‘We’re done being quiet’

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Maureen McHugh offers comments about grass-roots activism among older women.

Posted on 4/25/2017 4:11:55 PM

Clinton County Student Receives Biology Award at IUP

An IUP student from the area is honored during the annual biology department student recognition event.

Posted on 4/25/2017 4:01:26 PM

Area colleges announce commencement speakers, ceremonies

IUP commencement information is announced.

Posted on 4/25/2017 3:58:39 PM

New scholarship meant to help women develop key leadership skills

IUP graduate Rosamaria Cristello won a scholarship that will help her in her work as director of the Latino Family Center in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 4/25/2017 3:53:44 PM

Packers 2017 Draft: Interview with IUP OG Ethan Cooper

IUP football player Ethan Cooper talks about the advantages of being in IUP's Division II program.

Posted on 4/17/2017 9:14:29 AM

Smethport grad returns home to direct IU9 Senior Band Festival

An IUP music graduate, Abbie Weaver, will return home to Smethport to conduct a high school music festival.

Posted on 4/3/2017 3:39:33 PM

IUP policy shift allows official use of preferred names

IUP's Tedd Cogar talks about IUP's preferred name policy and gender neutral bathooms.

Posted on 3/27/2017 10:53:10 AM

Alexander VanWoert, Mercer, has been selected for the Sutton Scholars academic achievement scholarship program at IUP

A student from Mercer is selected as a Sutton Scholar.

Posted on 3/21/2017 5:01:26 PM

Local students selected for IUP scholarships

Two local students from the region are recognized as Sutton Scholars.

Posted on 3/21/2017 4:58:53 PM

Local IUP students selected for foundation scholarship program

Local Sutton Scholars are recognized and profiled.

Posted on 3/21/2017 4:56:34 PM

Campus achievement

Local students who were selected as Sutton Scholars are profiled.

Posted on 3/21/2017 4:52:04 PM

U.S. high schools should teach creative problem-solving: John McCarthy (Opinion)

IUP Professor of Counseling Dr. John McCarthy offers comments about creative problem solving.

Posted on 3/8/2017 6:26:02 PM

S&T Bank Chief Banking Officer Receives Statewide Award

IUP graduate and member of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Business Advisory Council Becky Stapleton has won the inaugural Champion for Women Award from the Pennsylvania Bankers Association.

Posted on 3/8/2017 5:16:48 PM

'Very charismatic and very authentic’: Irish band Caladh Nua coming to IUP in March

IUP Lively Arts continues its tradition of bringing unique talent to IUP with the Irish band Caladh Nua.

Posted on 2/27/2017 8:35:43 AM

Local IUP culinary arts students receive academic honors

Students from Clearfield County on the Academy of Culinary Arts Dean's Recognition List are recognized.

Posted on 2/15/2017 1:13:04 PM

IUP dean's list

Dean's list students from Northumberland County are recognized.

Posted on 2/15/2017 1:10:49 PM

IUP Dean’s List for Berks County

Dean's list students in Berks County are recognized.

Posted on 2/15/2017 1:06:40 PM

Combining thrill of the hunt, cooking

Retired Academy of Culinary Arts chef Albert Wutsch is a featured speaker at sports and travel shows, talking about preparation of wild game.

Posted on 2/15/2017 1:03:12 PM

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to seek consultant to deal with deficit

IUP Council of Trustees President Sam Smith talks about the upcoming State System study.

Posted on 2/8/2017 5:33:56 PM

Planting the seed: IUP program aims to get kids invested in science at an early age

Dr. Lawrence Kupchella is part of IUP's Visiting Scientist Program, which takes science to K-12 schools to interest students in science and encourage communication between schools and colleges.

Posted on 2/8/2017 5:31:04 PM

A touch of Indian culture: IUP brings Bollywood to Pennsylvania stage

IUP's Lively Arts "Taj Express" is highlighted as a chance to experience Indian culture and entertainment at an affordable price.

Posted on 2/2/2017 9:46:30 AM

Bats in the Bronx

IUP biology professor Dr. Joseph Duchamp is used as an source for a story in Scientific American about bat habitats (green roofs) in New York City.

Posted on 1/27/2017 9:50:50 AM

Lake-Lehman graduate Clayton Vasey accepted to medical school

An IUP student who was a high school valedictorian has been accepted to medical school.

Posted on 1/26/2017 3:09:22 PM

IUP criminology program ranked in top 10 for best program

IUP's online master of arts in criminology program is ranked, once again, in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report.

Posted on 1/12/2017 12:37:21 PM

IUP professors remember Trooper Weaver as criminology student

Two IUP professors talk about the late Landon Weaver, a former IUP student and Pennsylvania State Police officer, who was killed in the line of duty.

Posted on 1/10/2017 1:23:16 PM

Harrisburg City Islanders Introduce Three New Staff Members to the Club

IUP graduate Madeline Williams is named to the Harrisburg City Islanders management team.

Posted on 1/10/2017 1:19:29 PM

Newsmaker: Carla Conrad

IUP graduate and current graduate student Carla Conrad is recognized for her promotion to the position of executive director of Breathe Pennsylvania.

Posted on 1/10/2017 1:16:01 PM

Ellwood man graduates from IUP with perfect GPA

An IUP December graduate who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average is profiled.

Posted on 1/10/2017 1:12:53 PM

College notes

IUP's December commencement student speaker is recognized.

Posted on 12/19/2016 3:45:23 PM

IUP grad honored for perfect GPA

An IUP graduate from Ellwood City is recognized for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Posted on 12/19/2016 3:42:50 PM

Rivera Selected for IUP Scholarship

An IUP student is recognized for receiving the Robert and Ruth O'Connor Scholarship.

Posted on 12/16/2016 11:54:30 AM

Ellwood City native notches perfect GPA at IUP

A local man graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average will be honored at IUP commencement.

Posted on 12/14/2016 9:26:09 AM

Hundreds take Pittsburgh Polar Plunge into Ohio River for Special Olympics

Members of IUP's Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity participated in the Pittsburgh Polar Plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics.

Posted on 12/12/2016 10:01:22 AM

Astronauts from Pennsylvania: Who's gone from the Keystone State to the space program?

IUP graduate Dr. Patricia Robertson is included in this article about astronauts from Pennsylvania.

Posted on 12/12/2016 9:55:21 AM

Showing Holiday Spirit: IUP Museum Features Model Trains and Quilts

The IUP University Museum's holiday show is highlighted.

Posted on 12/1/2016 11:17:44 AM

New director of liberal studies selected at IU P

IUP mathematics professor Dr. Edel Reilly is selected to serve as IUP's director of Liberal Studies.

Posted on 11/18/2016 10:53:21 AM

Area colleges, universities named 'military-friendly'

IUP is recognized as a "military friendly" university by Victory Media.

Posted on 11/16/2016 8:45:27 AM

IUP releases summer Dean's Lists

IUP students on the summer Dean's List are recognized.

Posted on 11/16/2016 8:43:55 AM

Colleges strike deals to smooth student transfers

IUP's transfer and articulation agreements with community colleges help students like Casey Jarding to complete her college education in four years and in a more affordable way.

Posted on 11/15/2016 2:35:28 PM

New borough manager named in Greencastle

An IUP Employment and Labor Relations graduate has been named to the position of borough manager in Greencastle.

Posted on 11/8/2016 10:57:25 AM

Latest Pennsylvania Poll Shows Interesting Trend in State’s Gun Owners

IUP professor of criminology Dr. Dennis Giever offers comments on the trend of women buying guns for protection in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/3/2016 10:17:44 AM

W.Pa. veterans employment summit planned

IUP is part of a regional employment summit for veterans.

Posted on 11/3/2016 10:04:09 AM

New Pennsylvania Hilton Garden Inn Opens in City of Indiana

The Hilton Garden Inn adjacent to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex is open.

Posted on 11/3/2016 8:40:27 AM

Amcham takes aim at cyber terrorism

The American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago has partnered with IUP experts to present programs about cyber terrorism at the annual international conference.

Posted on 10/26/2016 3:54:45 PM

On campus from Oct. 18, 2016

Crimson Court member Kara McClain is spotlighted.

Posted on 10/18/2016 1:16:05 PM

Kittanning Grad Part of IUP Homecoming Crimson Court

IUP Crimson Court member Cara Masters is highlighted by The Kittanning Paper.

Posted on 10/14/2016 4:54:33 PM

Artist Milton H. Bancroft rediscovered

IUP's University Museum is credited for keeping the work of Milton Herbert Bancroft alive.

Posted on 10/12/2016 4:25:48 PM

BioBlitz Comes to Crooked Creek Next Weekend

IUP's Environmentally Conscious Organization (ECO) will be holding a BioBlitz program for parents and children at the Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center.

Posted on 10/5/2016 10:52:13 AM

College opened up country portal for rural rocker Michael Christopher

Michael Christopher Palguta, IUP communications media graduate, is on the country music performance circuit.

Posted on 10/3/2016 1:52:05 PM

Love of animals spurred career change for 'Life at Vet U' star

IUP English graduate Melanie Lang is part of the Animal Planet reality show "Life at Vet U."

Posted on 10/3/2016 1:48:33 PM

College students step up to help save lives amid opioid overdose crisis

IUP's efforts to help save students from alcohol and other drugs -- making student safety a priority -- is hghlighted.

Posted on 10/3/2016 1:42:31 PM

School districts struggle to attract diverse teachers

Dr. Robert Millward's collaborative grant project to interest more black students in teaching is trying to help diversify Pittsburgh schools.

Posted on 10/3/2016 1:37:59 PM

EgoPo Classic Theater Announces DELIRIUM

IUP theater professor Brian Jones and IUP theater alumni are part of a Philadelphia premiere.

Posted on 9/23/2016 9:41:30 AM

Exonerated man struggled through his first year of freedom

IUP students in the Journalism and Public Relations Department are part of efforts to help wrongly incarcerated Lewis "Jim" Fogle.

Posted on 9/19/2016 9:11:43 AM

Is it possible to be stung by a jellyfish in Indiana?

Retired professor Dr. Terry Peard (Biology) talks about freshwater jellyfish.

Posted on 9/14/2016 9:25:08 AM

Prosecution not always goal in terrorism-related cases

IUP criminology professor Dr. Dennis Giever gives comment about prosecution of terrorism-related cases.

Posted on 9/12/2016 9:17:14 AM

First Person: My daughter's 9/11

IUP Professor of Counseling Dr. John McCarthy's essay on 9-11 and its impact on  him and his family appears in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Posted on 9/12/2016 9:11:17 AM

In memoriam, the Pennsylvania victims of the Sept. 11 attacks: Editorial

The Harrisburg Patriot-News/Penn Live remembers the residents of Pennsylvania, including IUP's Donald Jones, who lost their lives in the attack on our nation on Sept. 11, 2011.

Posted on 9/12/2016 8:54:44 AM

Paranoids in the Age of Digital Surveillance

Dr. David LaPorte, professor of psychology and author of Paranoid: Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional, is the author of an essay, "Paranoids in the Age of Digital Surveillance," published in Slate.

Posted on 9/7/2016 6:54:25 PM

In My Opinion: Future of IT in Higher Education

IUP's Chief Information Officer Bill Balint authored an essay about the future of IT in higher education for Education Technology Insights.

Posted on 9/7/2016 6:05:18 PM

College readers combat trend of divisiveness

IUP's Cook Honors College Common Reader program is highlighted.

Posted on 9/7/2016 5:40:11 PM

With the Right Management, Pennsylvania Landowners Bringing Birds to Forest

Dr. Jeffrey Larkin's work with songbird habitats is recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Posted on 9/7/2016 5:33:14 PM

FMU welcomes 25 new faculty members for new academic year

Francis Marion University new faculty include IUP graduate Joseph Kennedy Bethle.

Posted on 9/7/2016 5:29:30 PM

International leaders in education program, US

A teacher from Nagaland writes about her experience with the International Leaders in Education Program at IUP.

Posted on 9/7/2016 5:25:43 PM

Fewer college students opt to pursue career as teachers

IUP College of Education Dean Lara Luetkehans talks about the shift in demand for education as a major by students and some strategies IUP is using to help IUP graduates stand out in the job market.

Posted on 8/15/2016 10:13:14 AM

Penn Highlands announces tenured faculty members

Three IUP graduates or current students were granted tenure at Penn Highlands Community College.

Posted on 8/8/2016 11:30:53 AM

Fort Necessity National Battlefield: A living, evolving lab for historical research and interpretation

IUP's Dr. Ben Ford discusses the role of anthropologists at a local historical site.

Posted on 8/8/2016 10:43:51 AM

Schools Nudging College Students on Meningitis B Vaccination

Policies held by different universities related to meningitis vaccines are discussed.

Posted on 8/1/2016 11:45:02 AM

Providing security in the wild west world of higher education

IUP Chief Information Officer Bill Balint discusses issues on technology security facing colleges and universities.

Posted on 7/28/2016 2:19:32 PM

RFK's Best & Brightest Join Summer Honors Program

IUP's Cook Honors College summer program for high school students is recognized in Queens, N.Y.

Posted on 7/28/2016 2:13:54 PM

Dinosaur quarry remains a cold case

Dr. Jonathan Warnock (biology) and his students are actively contributing to finding answers to a scientific mystery at a dinosaur quarry in Utah.

Posted on 7/25/2016 12:11:20 PM

148 million years later, dinosaur quarry remains a cold case

The bones and fossils uncovered at the Cleveland-Lloyd dinosaur quarry by IUP biology faculty member Dr. Jonathan Warnock and IUP students lead to more questions than answers.

Posted on 7/25/2016 12:07:17 PM

Zeta Phi Beta honors 6 with scholarship awards

A Philadelphia student was honored with a scholarship to attend IUP.

Posted on 7/20/2016 12:42:04 PM

Greater Johnstown graduate 'on top of the mountain' at Republican National Convention

IUP graduate Justin Capouellez is attending the Republican National Convention through IUP's partnership with The Washington Center.

Posted on 7/20/2016 12:31:47 PM

Addiction recovery app makes its debut

IUP graduate Ryan Brannon's mobile app to help recovering addicts, developed while he was a student at IUP, had its public release.

Posted on 7/19/2016 9:00:58 AM

Local colleges strive to help first-generation students stay in school

IUP's Upward Bound program is recognized for its success in helping students succeed and be retained at IUP.

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:34:53 PM

Tracking Songbird Process in Pennsylvania's Forests

Professor of biology Dr. Jeff Larkin's work with songbirds is profiled.

Posted on 7/15/2016 9:05:37 AM

Nonprofit recounts Westmoreland efforts, honors 25 champions

IUP was one of 25 "champions" honored by the Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County.

Posted on 7/15/2016 8:40:46 AM

Federal program offers college education to inmates in Pennsylvania

IUP is one of four institutions in the state chosen for the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program.

Posted on 7/11/2016 3:20:47 PM

Workforce Challenges Drive Educational Changes

IUP at Northpointe hosted the Allegheny Conference's report on workforce planning, which included IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll.

Posted on 7/11/2016 3:12:47 PM

148 million years later, the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry in Utah remains a cold case

IUP geoscience professor Dr. Jonathan Warnock led a group of IUP students for a 10-day project at the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry. The scientists are working to find out why so many carnivores are gathered in one place.

Posted on 7/8/2016 10:22:06 AM

Interact with Paleontologists at Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry This Week

IUP students, led by Dr. Jonathan Warnock, were part of a summer project in Utah at the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry.

Posted on 7/8/2016 10:09:21 AM

Armstrong County has 1 of the highest unemployment rates in state

IUP Northpointe hosted the Allegheny Conference to discuss a recent workforce development report. IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll was part of the discussion.

Posted on 7/6/2016 2:03:23 PM

PA colleges get federal grant funds for inmate education program

IUP is recognized for its selection as one of four Pennsylvania universities for the Second Chance Pell Program.

Posted on 7/5/2016 3:41:05 PM

Editorial: Pilot education program essential to re-entry

IUP is praised as one of four institutions in Pennsylvania selected for the Second Chance Pell Program.

Posted on 7/5/2016 3:22:54 PM

Indiana University of Pa. to offer need-based aid to prisoners

IUP is one of only four universities in Pennsylvania chosen for the Second Chance Pell pilot program.

Posted on 7/5/2016 3:15:17 PM

Local Senatorial Intern Attending Republican National Convention

IUP student Jason Capouellez will be attending the Republican convention in Philadelphia as part of an academic experience.

Posted on 7/5/2016 3:08:07 PM

Villanova receives federal grant to allow inmates access to higher education

IUP was selected for the Second Chance Pell Program. IUP will partner with prisons in Houtzdale and Indiana to offer on-line courses to qualified inmates.

Posted on 7/5/2016 12:47:07 PM

Midlock, Alicia named principals

A graduate of IUP is named principal in the Greene County school district.

Posted on 7/5/2016 8:51:43 AM

College welcomes faculty

IUP graduate gets position at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.

Posted on 7/5/2016 8:47:29 AM

Landstown High grad Norfleet gets top honor at Pa. college

IUP basketball player Brandon Norfleet is recognized as the IUP Male Athlete of the Year.

Posted on 6/16/2016 3:53:44 PM

Campus Notes - Pocono Record

A local IUP graduate is featured.

Posted on 6/16/2016 3:51:50 PM

IUP hired to monitor water for Westmoreland authority

IUP students and faculty will continue a project to test water quality of Beaver Run Reservoir. This is the fifth year of the contract.

Posted on 6/9/2016 12:14:08 PM

Early Indian earthwork near Corry to be preserved

IUP students and faculty have been contacted about an archaeological dig opportunity in Corry.

Posted on 6/8/2016 1:17:01 PM

On Campus

A student at the Academy of Culinary Arts is completing her externship.

Posted on 6/8/2016 1:13:07 PM

Awarded for academics

A 4.0 May graduate, Adam Klunk, is profiled in his hometown newspaper for his accomplishments.

Posted on 6/8/2016 12:44:03 PM

Citizen Scholar Olga Stylianou: New country, new confidence

Olga Stylianou, originally from Cypress, is excited about studying management information systems at IUP.

Posted on 6/8/2016 12:39:34 PM

Female armed robber strikes again, this time in Brackenridge

IUP criminology professor Dr. Dennis Giever offers comments about women and crime.

Posted on 5/31/2016 11:04:00 AM

Local student honored for perfect grade point average at graduation

An IUP graduate from Crawford County was honored for a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

Posted on 5/31/2016 10:51:00 AM

DEP study of leaky abandoned wells tries to quantify a hidden climate threat

IUP physics professor Dr. John Bradshaw offers comment about methane emissions from abandoned wells.

Posted on 5/26/2016 1:38:41 PM

London named new school superintendent in Smethport

David London, a master's degree graduate of IUP, has been named superintendent for the Smethport Area School District.

Posted on 5/13/2016 11:48:36 AM

Ellwood resident graduates from IUP with perfect GPA

An IUP 4.0 graduate is profiled for her accomplishment.

Posted on 5/13/2016 11:38:53 AM

CCAC South, IUP students visit Flint, Mich., provide bottled water

IUP's African American Cultural Center collaborated with the Community College of Allegheny County's South Campus for a service-learning trip to Flint, Mich. in April to deliver water and learn about the struggles, from its residents, that the town faces.

Posted on 5/6/2016 10:50:30 AM

Therapy pets help college students cope with stress

Dr. Mary Jalongo's work with therapy pets to help relieve stress is profiled.

Posted on 5/3/2016 2:36:53 PM

Therapy Dogs On A Mission To Embolden Test-Taking Students

IUP's program to bring puppies into the IUP Libraries during finals week is profiled, recognizing Dr. Mary Jalongo's work.

Posted on 5/3/2016 2:29:57 PM

Prison leader to get honorary doctorate

IUP will honor John E. Wetzel, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, with an honorary doctor of laws degree at commencement ceremonies on May 7.

Posted on 5/3/2016 2:25:52 PM

Wrongfully Convicted Indiana Man's Art Featured

An IUP Journalism and Public Relations class is helping to bring visibility to Lewis Jim Fogle's wrongful imprisonment.

Posted on 5/3/2016 2:23:03 PM

Western Pa. Goldwater scholarship winners encouraged to further research

IUP Goldwater Scholar Kara McClain is recognized with a story about the promise of regional Goldwater Scholarship recipients.

Posted on 4/20/2016 8:35:08 AM

CCAC, IUP Students Headed To Flint To Help With Water Crisis

IUP students and students from CCAC are part of a service learning trip to Flint, MI to deliver water and funds and learn about the issues in Flint.

Posted on 3/31/2016 6:20:30 PM

Shepherd professor named best in WV

An IUP graduate was named Professor of the Year for the state of West Virginia.

Posted on 3/31/2016 6:15:49 PM

Wrongfully incarcerated man who spent 34 years in prison brings his story to students

Students in IUP journalism professor Dr. David Loomis' Newswriting class heard from Jim Fogel, exonerated for a 34-year-old murder.

Posted on 3/30/2016 8:42:45 AM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania professor invents microchip that detects food spoilage

Dr. Gregory Kenning, a physics professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, whose research team has gotten a patent for high-tech time/temperature indicators that will tell consumers when their food in the refrigerator has spoiled.

Posted on 3/29/2016 6:45:25 PM

CCAC, IUP students prepare trip to assist Flint in water crisis

IUP students will be working with students from CCAC to deliver water to the citizens of Flint, MI. The service learning project at IUP has been coordinated by the African American Cultural Center.

Posted on 3/29/2016 6:27:50 PM

Team prepares for IUP St. Patrick's revelry

The Indiana Area Community Team continues its work to maintain responsible behaviors during spring celebratory events.

Posted on 3/19/2016 9:49:36 AM

Better Than A Sell-By Date, Your Phone Could Soon Tell You How Fresh Your Food Is

Physics professor Dr. Greg Kenning and his students discover a new way to tell if food is fresh.

Posted on 3/4/2016 5:04:53 PM

Jennings center sponsoring February events

IUP biology professor Dr. Thomas Simmons and students continue work to spread information about blacklegged ticks and lyme disease in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 3/4/2016 5:00:52 PM

Preparing And Retaining Urban Teachers

IUP faculty member Dr. Shirley Johnson talks about the issues related to recruiting and retaining teachers in the urban setting.

Posted on 3/1/2016 4:06:51 PM

Penn Plaza Building Empties Out With Help From Volunteering Veterans

Members of IUP's ROTC program answered the call to help residents move out of a low-income apartment building in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 2/29/2016 8:40:26 AM

Travels Inspire Seton Hill University Art Professor's Work

IUP graduate Carol Brode is the director and curator of the Harlan Gallery at Seton Hill University.

Posted on 2/26/2016 4:40:53 PM

IUP grad eyes revived Arnold, New Kensington

IUP graduate Evan Tobin is working to revitalize downtown Arnold and New Kensington.

Posted on 2/3/2016 12:42:47 PM

Porter Ranch: Nosebleeds and Dead Hummingbirds

IUP Distinguished University Professor Dr. Krys Kaniasty provides commentary on natural disasters versus technological catastrophes and the effect both have on communities.

Posted on 1/29/2016 9:35:19 AM

How Obama is building the groundwork of his legacy on criminal justice reform

IUP criminology professor Dr. Alida Merlo offers commentary on President Obama's proposal to end solitary confinement for juveniles.

Posted on 1/29/2016 9:26:17 AM

IUP-Northpointe Students Transition into Semester

Students at Northpointe are smoothly transitioning into the spring semester.

Posted on 1/29/2016 9:16:07 AM

Giants to hire former Rutgers offensive coordinator Frank Cignetti Jr. as quarterbacks coach

Giants new head coach, Ben McAdoo, an IUP graduate, has hired another IUP graduate for his coaching staff, Frank Cignetti Jr.

Posted on 1/22/2016 12:00:31 PM

Westmoreland credit union branches teach money sense to students

An IUP student has benefitted from a program about financial literacy at his local bank branch.

Posted on 1/22/2016 11:56:31 AM

Report: Enrollment may be down at Pa.-owned schools, but conferred degrees are up

The number of degrees conferred by Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities has increased, despite enrollment declines.

Posted on 1/22/2016 11:53:17 AM

Ben McAdoo named New York Giants head coach

IUP graduate Ben McAdoo is the 17th head coach in franchise history for the New York Giants football team.

Posted on 1/15/2016 4:02:40 PM

CCAC, IUP Partner To Train Future Middle School Teachers

IUP and the Community College of Allegheny County have launched a new initiative for students interested in teaching at the middle school level.

Posted on 1/15/2016 11:55:10 AM

New Avonmore Mayor Raj Murthy on a Mission to Improve Pennsylvania Town

Associate Dean Raj Murthy was elected to serve as mayor of his American hometown of Avonmore. Murthy is originally from Pune, India.

Posted on 1/14/2016 2:56:38 PM

Progressland Person of the Week: Buhler spreads love of music for 40+ years

IUP music graduate Jay Buhler has been directing students and community members on a path full of music for more than 40 years.

Posted on 1/14/2016 2:52:43 PM

Pennsylvania Rep. Kotik of Robinson plans to retire

IUP graduate Nick Kotik, the ranking Democrat on the Gaming Oversight Committee for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, has announced plans to retire.

Posted on 1/14/2016 2:49:28 PM

#Mobile Game Changers: Indiana University of Pennsylvania

IUP President Dr. Michael Driscoll, CTO Bill Balint and members of the IT team talk about how IUP is taking advantage of mobile devices to meet technology needs through Airwatch.

Posted on 1/14/2016 2:45:23 PM

Don’t Make San Bernardino a Victory for ISIS

IUP 2004 graduate Haider Mullick is the author of a guest editorial in the New York Times.

Posted on 12/15/2015 5:33:41 PM

Pa. House swears in David Reddecliff as its chief clerk

Longtime state House of Representatives staffer and IUP graduate David Reddecliff has been sworn in as the chief clerk for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Posted on 12/15/2015 5:26:39 PM

Soon-to-be IUP Grad Cherishes Armstrong Internship

IUP graduate Rebecca Hart completes the long road to a master's degree, including an internship at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School.

Posted on 12/15/2015 5:23:02 PM

IUP grad, longtime legislative administrator named Pa. House chief clerk

IUP graduate David Reddecliff is named chief clerk for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Posted on 12/15/2015 5:18:52 PM

Holiday organ recital slated at Pitt-Bradford

IUP organ professor Dr. Christine Clewell will perform an organ recital in Bradford, Pa.

Posted on 12/15/2015 4:31:26 PM

ABC of Eastern Pa. Signs Five-Year OSHA Partnership

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter is partnering with IUP's OSHA Program for the first time ever.

Posted on 12/15/2015 4:25:29 PM

NJAFP announces new hires

An IUP journalism graduate is hired by the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians.

Posted on 12/15/2015 4:23:08 PM

Northampton Community College educator named Pa.'s professor of the year

IUP graduate Javier Avila was selected as the 2015 Pennsylvania Professor of the Year.

Posted on 11/19/2015 5:43:12 PM

7 out of 10 women in Pa's prisons are mentally ill; why?

IUP professor of criminology emerita Dr. Rosemary Gido offers comments about why so many women in prison are mentally ill.

Posted on 11/19/2015 5:18:41 PM

Best College Reviews names the 50 most beautiful college arboretums

IUP's Allegheny Arboretum is included in Best College Review's Top 50 Most Beautiful College Arboretums.

Posted on 11/5/2015 12:11:28 PM

IUP students complete educational trek along Spanish pilgrimage route

Two local students were part of the IUP "Camino de Santiago" trip.

Posted on 10/23/2015 4:50:36 PM

Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses(1)

An IUP graduate has been promoted to a leadership role with an Allentown business.

Posted on 10/23/2015 4:47:30 PM

Mt. Lebanon to allow sharpshooting to cull deer

IUP biology professor Dr. Tom Simmons' Lyme disease research is cited as information used to decide to "cull" the deer herd in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 10/23/2015 4:43:37 PM

Alloy Pittsburgh is bringing group art exhibition to Rankin's Carrie Furnace

Two IUP art faculty members are part of Alloy Pittsburgh, an art project celebrating Carrie Furnace in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 10/23/2015 4:39:57 PM

Versatility paying off for IUP's Walt Pegues

IUP Walt Pegues is recognized as an athlete and a scholar.

Posted on 10/23/2015 4:32:02 PM

Tick Check: Why Lyme Disease Is On The Rise in Pennsylvania

IUP professor of biology Dr. Tom Simmons talks about Lyme Disease and the ticks that carry them.

Posted on 10/7/2015 5:15:14 PM

East Boros to enshrine Class of 2015 at annual banquet

IUP graduate and athletic standout John Johnson was selected for induction into the East Boros Athletic Hall of Fame. Johnson is also a former men's basketball coach at IUP.

Posted on 10/2/2015 2:22:33 PM

Western Pennsylvania county website hacked

IUP Chief Information Officer Bill Balint offers comment on the hacking of the Indiana County website.

Posted on 9/29/2015 8:32:57 AM

Penn Hills garden center opens space for community activities, fall fest

IUP graduate Jayme Visnesky puts her degree in horticulture to good use as owner of the Penn Hill Lawn and Garden Center.

Posted on 9/29/2015 8:29:56 AM

Red Cross celebrates the 'heroes' of Western Pennsylvania

IUP Distinguished Alumni and Trustee Glenn Cannon is honored with the Community Leadership Award by the American Red Cross.

Posted on 9/25/2015 2:59:23 PM

Man files complaint against Swissvale police after recording aggressive behavior

IUP professor of criminology Dr. Dennis Giever speaks to issues about citizens recording police activity.

Posted on 9/25/2015 2:13:44 PM

IUP grant to combat underage drinking

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $39,992 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to help to fund strategies to reduce underage and dangerous drinking.

Posted on 9/18/2015 9:01:54 AM

Harmonsburg resident awarded scholarship

Lisa Fletcher, a student in the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology has been selected for a scholarship by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Posted on 9/10/2015 4:47:14 PM

Researchers: Ticks, lyme disease abundant in western Pa.

An IUP team of undergraduate and a graduate student, led by Dr. Tom Simmons (biology) have published their findings about the prevalence of black-legged ticks (deer ticks) in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 9/10/2015 4:44:25 PM

Bones found during road project may be Spanish flu victims(2)

IUP faculty and students are part of a team investigating bones found at a roadway project, believed to be those of persons who died during a Spanish flu epidemic in 1918.

Posted on 9/8/2015 6:15:20 PM

Radar used to find more bones at Route 61 excavation site

IUP faculty and students are working with ground-penetrating radar to investigate bones found at a road construction site in Pottstown. The bones are believed to be those of persons who died during a Spanish flu epidemic in 1918.

Posted on 9/8/2015 6:12:10 PM

Bones found during road project may be Spanish flu victims(1)

IUP students and faculty are working at the site of a Pottsville road construction project where human bones have been found, using ground-penetrating radar to survey the property. It is believed that the bones are from persons who died from the Spanish flu epidemic.

Posted on 9/8/2015 6:03:42 PM

Bones found during road project may be Spanish flu victims

IUP will be at the site of a Pottsville road construction project where human bones have been found, using ground-penetrating radar to survey the property.

Posted on 9/8/2015 5:53:22 PM

Hacker stuns Dayton family with computer takeover

IUP technology experts Bill Balint and Paul Grieggs offer advice on how to prevent hackers from taking over your computer.

Posted on 9/4/2015 6:20:32 PM

Bone unearthed during road project may be Spanish flu victims

Members of IUP's Department of Anthropology will be helping to explore a stretch of roadway in Schuylkill County that may be the site of the remains of victims of the Spanish flu of 1918.

Posted on 9/1/2015 4:51:30 PM

What Killed the Dinosaurs in Utah's Giant Jurassic Death Pit?

IUP geology professor Dr. Jonathan Warnock was part of a team exploring a "Jurassic Death Pit" in Utah, trying to discover why the dinosaurs died.

Posted on 8/18/2015 12:58:46 PM

William Grant, Behind the Business

Accounting and economics major William (Bill) Grant, vice president of client services for Hildebrandt Learning Centers LLC, is profiled.

Posted on 8/18/2015 12:49:56 PM

McDonald's awards local scholarships

A Butler County student, Bryne Cunningham, who will be attending IUP this fall, received a scholarship from McDonald's, partly in recognition of her work in supporting the Ronald McDonald house program.

Posted on 8/14/2015 9:50:18 AM

I'm A Man, And I've Spent My Life Ashamed Of My Body

IUP professor of psychology Dr. David LaPorte talks about his study on male body image and perceptions.

Posted on 8/14/2015 9:35:39 AM

Bemidji Area Community Band wraps up summer concert series

IUP music graduate Dr. Fulton Gallagher will be the featured director for a summer concert series.

Posted on 8/12/2015 4:03:40 PM

Pittsburgh careers, promotions and more

IUP Distinguished University Professor Dr. Maureen McHugh has been selected for the Pittsburgh Action Against Rape board.

Posted on 8/12/2015 3:58:45 PM

Paranoia, Effective Networking, Archaeology of Misbehavior

IUP professor of psychology Dr. David LaPorte talks about paranoia and if Americans are becoming more paranoid. Dr. LaPorte is the author of a new book, Paranoid: Exploring Suspicion From the Dubious to the Delusional.

Posted on 8/12/2015 3:50:50 PM

What the Jade Helm 15 Conspiracy Theory Reveals About Americans

Dr. David LaPorte's article about paranoia in light of the Jade Helm conspiracy theory is featured in Time magazine. Dr. LaPorte is the author of a book coming out this fall, Paranoid: Exploring Suspicion From the Dubious to the Delusional.

Posted on 7/29/2015 12:29:17 PM

Is the Jade Helm 15 conspiracy theory a sign that Americans are becoming more paranoid?

Dr. David LaPorte, IUP professor of psychology, offers comments about paranoia and the "Jade Helm 15" exercise in Texas, related to his upcoming book, Paranoid: Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional.

Posted on 7/29/2015 12:14:45 PM

What Texas brouhaha over military training tells us about the brain

IUP professor of psychology Dr. David LaPorte is featured in an article about paranoia. He is the author of a book coming out this fall, Paranoid: Exploring Suspicious from the Dubious to the Delusional.

Posted on 7/29/2015 12:06:30 PM

Stories from Saint Vincent

IUP graduate Ed Bouchette talks about covering Steelers training camp.

Posted on 7/28/2015 1:26:11 PM

Krenn back home on air on Pittsburgh radiowaves

IUP graduate Jim Krenn is "back" on the Pittsburgh radio airwaves, although he never really left Pittsburgh.

Posted on 7/28/2015 1:22:58 PM

Upward Bound program, scholarship boost prospects of two local students

IUP's Upward Bound program has helped two students to receive the Mike and Susan Dell Foundation Scholarship.

Posted on 7/28/2015 1:20:16 PM

Franklin Regional grad ready to battle at national soccer tourney

IUP soccer player Cassidy LeDonne will be competing in the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships.

Posted on 7/28/2015 1:16:21 PM

Business Coming on Board

A 2015 graduate has been selected for the management trainee program at 84 Lumber.

Posted on 7/28/2015 12:57:44 PM

IUP team will monitor air near Mamont natural gas compressor station

A team from IUP has a contract with the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County to monitor air quality around a natural gas compressor. IUP physics professor John Bradshaw is leading the team of students.

Posted on 7/28/2015 12:53:18 PM

2 Butler County courses to host World Disc Golf Championships

J. Gary Dropcho, a professional Disc Golf Hall of Famer got his start at IUP. He's organized a tournament in the region.

Posted on 7/28/2015 12:49:49 PM

Senior professor Jesick having time of his life at IUP

IUP senior faculty member Dr. Randy Jesick looks back on his 45 years at IUP.

Posted on 7/28/2015 12:01:45 PM

Pennsylvania expands education benefits for veterans(1)

IUP will be able to expand financial help to veterans through a new state law.

Posted on 7/9/2015 8:20:13 AM

State-owned universities spend millions in race to snare students

IUP's work to recruit students includes the Time To Lead initiative, in its second year at IUP.

Posted on 7/9/2015 8:15:53 AM

Health Department Issues Warning As Lyme Disease Cases Double

IUP biology professor Dr. Thomas Simmons presents information on the prevalence of ticks that carry Lyme disease on KDKA-TV.

Posted on 7/9/2015 7:58:05 AM

Enterprise Mobility Management Tools Hit Campus

IUP's use of a program to help students use mobile devices more successfully and securely is profiled in this technology journal.

Posted on 7/6/2015 12:52:41 PM

Pennsylvania expands education benefits for veterans

IUP will be able to help veterans who are students under a new state law.

Posted on 7/6/2015 11:56:43 AM

Neighborhood News

An IUP student from Clifton Heights is recognized for receiving a Greek Distinguished Service Award.

Posted on 7/6/2015 11:51:13 AM

New symphony director enthused by orchestra, Springfield

IUP graduate Lou Ross is making beautiful music -- in terms of publicity and recognition -- for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

Posted on 7/6/2015 11:47:00 AM

Jim Haslett to serve as consultant for Penn State football

IUP graduate Jim Haslett has a new position with Penn State football.

Posted on 6/24/2015 3:20:13 PM

Volusia’s former school superintendent named state BPW Glass Ceiling award winner

IUP master's graduate Margaret Smith was recognized with a "Glass Ceiling" award from the Florida state Business and Professional Women's organization.

Posted on 6/24/2015 2:56:19 PM

Gateway grad Mandella ready for challenges in and out of pool at IUP

Swimming start Sydney Mandella is ready for both athletic and academic challenges at IUP.

Posted on 6/18/2015 8:33:24 AM

Then and Now: Graduating OJR triplets help recreate kindergarten photos

Triplets graduating from Owen J. Roberts High School are featured with then and now pictures. One of the triplets will be attending IUP.

Posted on 6/15/2015 11:10:02 AM

Orbital Tracking Corp. Names Theresa Carlise as CFO

An IUP finance graduate, Theresa Carlise, has been named CFO of Orbital Tracking Corporation.

Posted on 6/15/2015 11:04:58 AM

Shaler Area hires interim superintendent

IUP graduate Victor Morrone has been named acting superintendent for the Shaler Area School District.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:57:03 AM

Collins Hill grad Box excited to play pro football in Serbia

IUP graduate Michael Box will be playing professional football in Serbia.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:53:59 AM

Voting now open to aid Sideline Cancer team

Two former IUP basketball players, Darryl Webb and Akida McLaine, are part of a charity basketball tournament to raise funds for pancreatic cancer research.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:51:02 AM

Recently retired Edgeworth teacher's impact spans generations of 1 family

IUP education graduate Dianne Rotz is teaching the children of children she first taught.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:43:22 AM

Snacks'N At: White Rabbit Cafe & Patisserie, Greensburg

An Academy of Culinary Arts graduate is a partner in a new business in downtown Greensburg.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:38:53 AM

Preview: The Clarks salute their idols on 'Rewind'(1)

IUP's "The Clarks," a band that got its start at IUP and in Indiana, are on stage again in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:35:21 AM

Preview: The Clarks salute their idols on 'Rewind'

The Clarks, a band with roots in Pittsburgh, continue to recognize its start at IUP.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:32:37 AM

Lyme disease on the rise, Allegheny County health department records show

IUP professor of biology Dr. Thomas Simmons is part of a study that shows deer ticks are present in all 67 Pennsylvania counties.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:29:12 AM

Success always followed Taylor

IUP basketball standout Yancey Taylor has been selected for the Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:26:10 AM

Come and get it: Chef’s 117 eatery slated to open in downtown Bradford next month

IUP Culinary Arts graduate Justin Work is preparing to open a new restaurant in Bradford.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:20:07 AM

Spotlight Shines on No-Cost Kindle Offer For Thriller Novel Pulse June 12-16

IUP graduate Robert Cook, a philanthropist and gold medal-winning author, is offering a special offer in conjunction with his latest book, Pulse.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:15:34 AM

DEP study reveals Lyme disease risk in all 67 Pa. counties

IUP professor of biology Dr. Thomas Simmons was part of a study with the Department of Environmental Protection that found deer ticks are in all 67 Pennsylvania counties.

Posted on 6/15/2015 10:11:28 AM

Pittsburgh police seek help to solve shooting death of 14-year-old

IUP criminology professor Dr. John Lewis is quoted in an article about police departments asking neighborhood residents to come forward to provide crime-solving information.

Posted on 6/9/2015 3:43:09 PM

Pa. boy's unsolved drive-by shooting death gnaws at cops

IUP criminology faculty member Dr. John Lewis offers commentary about police departments involving the community in solving crimes.

Posted on 6/9/2015 3:40:05 PM

Students in the News

IUP student Estefania Alba-Rodriquez was honored with awards from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Posted on 6/9/2015 3:37:16 PM

CEI Names Chris Villella Director of Account Management for Special Markets

IUP graduate Chris Villella is named to a new position at CEI Group Inc.

Posted on 6/9/2015 3:31:13 PM

She makes art of the grotesque and her followers eat it up

Anhia Santana, an IUP psychology graduate who works by day with children with ADHD, has developed a unique brand as a visual artist. Better known as the visual artist Distortedd, her work has taken her around the country and has allowed her to meet rap artists and have her own exhibitions in Miami, Washington, D.C. and New York.

Posted on 6/9/2015 3:20:43 PM

IUP's offshore studies supply graduates with world-view

IUP, a leader in international education among the 14 state-owned universities, is the only university in the system to offer offshore programs. IUP's program in Jenin has been one of these successful programs.

Posted on 6/9/2015 3:12:04 PM

Hey HR, What Do Employees Really Want?

IUP masters in safety graduate Ed Krow, principal at TurboExecs, has some unique ideas about how to turn human resources inside out.

Posted on 6/4/2015 9:46:21 AM

Rekindle the Spirit announces summer workshops

IUP art graduate Courtney Grieve is part of a summer art workshop for children.

Posted on 6/4/2015 9:18:59 AM

Pine Grove graduates inspired by peer

A Pine Grove woman, attending IUP's Robert E. Cook Honors College this fall, was the speaker for her high school graduation. Michelle Lengel is a cancer survivor and is described as an "inspiration" to her classmates and community.

Posted on 6/4/2015 8:32:07 AM

Mentoring Helps Shape Our Profession’s Future

IUP professor of Safety Sciences Dr. Wanda Minnick and students in safety sciences are recognized for a recent article about the benefits of mentoring for both the mentor and mentee.

Posted on 6/2/2015 12:02:49 PM

North Hills High School principal to take same post at North Allegheny

IUP graduate John Kreider was selected to serve as principal of North Allegheny Senior High School.

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:31:56 PM

Johnsonburg police chief retiring

IUP criminology graduate and police academy graduate Bryan Parana retiring as the Johnsonburg chief of police after a laudatory career.

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:26:02 PM

Walker to speak at Smethport graduation ceremony

Former IUP graduate Mark Walker, who did research as an undergraduate on sexual harassment and the workplace, will be the commencement speaker for his high school.

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:22:36 PM

Waynesboro native receives high honor for playing tuba

An IUP music education graduate has been selected for a prestigious summer music symposium.

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:19:30 PM

Forsyth to speak at Kane High graduation

IUP graduate Col. Lisa Forsyth will be the commencement speaker for her high school.

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:16:19 PM

Gryphon House releases Literacy for All Young Learners

Retired Professional Studies in Education professor Dr. Mary Renck Jalongo has authored a book about "literacy for all learners."

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:11:48 PM

Personally Speaking – Dr. Shawn Holliday

An IUP doctoral graduate is now working in Alva, Oklahoma.

Posted on 6/1/2015 3:04:22 PM

Seminar on US Education Held in City

IUP and PES co-presented a program for students in India about opportunities for business education at IUP through PES.

Posted on 6/1/2015 2:58:35 PM

IUP honors Valley native

Posted on 6/1/2015 8:33:12 AM

Campus News

Posted on 5/29/2015 8:33:49 AM

Ligonier Valley chamber names new executive director

IUP graduate Anna Weltz has been named the new executive director for the Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on 5/21/2015 12:17:24 PM

High notes

Two IUP graduates have perfect 4.0 grade point averages.

Posted on 5/14/2015 1:29:50 PM

IUP students to test, analyze water supply in Westmoreland

IUP will continue to test and analyze water samples at and around Beaver Run Reservoir in Westmoreland County. This is the fourth year for the contract for the project, which involves students from geography and regional planning and chemistry.

Posted on 5/14/2015 1:15:28 PM

Penn State Tech Expo Shows Off Future of Education

IUP Information Technology administrator Tom Hoover speaks about changes in technology in the classroom.

Posted on 5/13/2015 3:07:01 PM

Newsmaker: Linus Morales

IUP student Linus Morales won second place in the national Chinese Bridge Speech Contest.

Posted on 5/13/2015 3:02:50 PM

Speaker's research exonerates Confederate leader Ewell

IUP doctoral graduate Mick Bednarski was a featured speaker at a regional roundtable on Civic War history. He presented on his dissertation about Civic War general Richard S. Ewell.

Posted on 5/13/2015 2:59:03 PM

IUP-Northpointe offering educational camps for high school students

IUP Northpointe will offer educational programs for high school students in a variety of sciences, including "green" science.

Posted on 5/5/2015 7:39:34 AM

Lyme Disease Continues To Spread With Hotter Weather And More Ticks

IUP's Dr. Thomas Simmons was part of a research team about Lyme disease and the prevalence of blacklegged ticks in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 5/4/2015 10:54:11 AM

DEP study: Lyme disease risk in all 67 Pennsylvania counties

IUP professor of biology Dr. Thomas Simmons was part of a study that found blacklegged (deer) ticks in all 67 Pennsylvania counties.

Posted on 5/4/2015 10:08:22 AM

Campus Notes: April 24, 2015

Nicole Robinson is selected for the 2015 Patricia Hilliard-Robertson Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Female Science Student at IUP.

Posted on 4/27/2015 9:55:15 AM

Campus Notes

IUP's Sigma Kappa fraternity raised $2,000 for veterans and their families through the annual chili cook-off.

Posted on 4/27/2015 9:52:17 AM

Campus News -- Chinese Proficiency Competition

IUP Robert E. Cook Honors College freshman Linus Morales places second in a national Chinese proficiency competition.

Posted on 4/27/2015 9:49:13 AM

Oil Makes a Comeback in Pennsylvania

Retired professor of industrial and labor relations Dr. Charles McCollester is used as an expert in an article about Pennsylvania's oil history.

Posted on 4/23/2015 12:38:21 PM

Western Pa. residents at risk for Lyme disease

IUP and Dr. Thomas Simmons, biology, helped to research the prevalence of the ticks that carry Lyme disease for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Posted on 4/23/2015 12:33:31 PM

Lyme disease cases from deer ticks are plummeting in Lancaster County. Why?

IUP and Dr. Thomas Simmons, biology, played a major role in a study about the ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Posted on 4/23/2015 12:30:06 PM

Counties issue Lyme disease warnings in Pennsylvania

IUP's Dr. Tom Simmons (biology) worked with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources on a new report about the prevalence of deer ticks in all Pennsylvania counties. Deer ticks are  the insects that carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

Posted on 4/22/2015 11:47:11 AM

Cover up! Lyme disease causing deer ticks found in every Pennsylvania county; study says

IUP's Dr. Tom Simmons, Department of Biology, was part of a project for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection finding that blacklegged ticks ("deer ticks"), that often carry Lyme disease, have been found in all of Pennsylvania's 67 counties.

Posted on 4/21/2015 3:14:00 PM

Newsmaker: Gretchen McCormick

IUP senior Gretchen McCormick is recognized for her selection as the 2015 IUP Women's Senior Leadership Award recipient and for her work with IUP SEEDS.

Posted on 4/21/2015 8:52:59 AM

Newsmaker: Pao Ying Hsiao

IUP faculty member Pao Ying Hsiao is recognized as a finalist in the American Society for Nutrition's Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Competition.

Posted on 4/16/2015 12:33:47 PM

Shaler Area Superintendent to Take Top Job with Mars Area District

IUP graduate Wesley W. Shipley has been selected as the new superintendent for Mars Area School District.

Posted on 4/10/2015 4:37:02 PM

Special Olympics Equestrian Team of Indiana and Armstrong Counties Prepares for Horse Show

IUP student Kristen Kalanavich is working with Special Olympics athletes for both health and competition.

Posted on 4/9/2015 9:54:44 AM

Program Aims To Spark Grass-roots Revival of New Ken

IUP regional planning majors are working with New Kensington (Pa.) activists to help revitalize the community.

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:55:49 PM

Basile named new Bishop McCort head football coach

IUP graduate Brian Basile is named as coach for the Bishop McCort Catholic High School football team.

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:50:33 PM

IUP, WCCC Ink Reverse Transfer Agreement

IUP and Westmoreland County Community College have signed a reverse articulation agreement to help transfer students achieve an associate's degree at WCCC while studying at IUP.

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:05:56 PM

STEAM Academy of Warren teacher selected for US Navy Oceanography Officer Program

IUP graduate Nicole Mountain, a teacher in the Warren, Ohio, school district, was selected to become an oceanography officer in the United States Navy.

Posted on 4/1/2015 2:02:46 PM

Elite Eight Players Giving Back

The IUP men's basketball team took time while competing in the Elite Eight to spend time with children in the Evansville Boys and Girls Club.

Posted on 3/26/2015 8:18:41 AM

Reforestation Continuing At Flight 93 National Memorial

IUP students and faculty are part of the Flight 93 National Memorial Reforestation project.

Posted on 3/24/2015 8:30:46 AM

Military Magazine Names IUP on List

IUP has been selected by the Military Times for its 2015 listing of "Best for Vets: Business Schools."

Posted on 3/24/2015 8:23:21 AM

Spring Break on the Horizon, Students Ready to … Volunteer

IUP students actively participate in Alternative Spring Break programming, and members of the ROTC service fraternity are taking part in a 24-hour sleepout to benefit homeless veterans during spring break.

Posted on 3/6/2015 11:57:44 AM

Four Other PASSHE Schools Face per Credit Programs

IUP joining four other state system universities in launching a per-credit tuition model.

Posted on 3/4/2015 8:05:33 AM

Local High School Students Attend Leadership Conference

IUP ROTC students provide leadership training to local high school students.

Posted on 3/3/2015 5:13:33 PM

Corey King Named Vice President of Student Affairs After Interim Term

IUP doctoral graduate Dr. Corey King named vice president of Student Affairs at Florida Atlantic University.

Posted on 2/25/2015 1:03:33 PM

Pittsburgh Marathon Inducts Three Into its Hall of Fame

IUP graduate Mary Alico will be inducted into the Pittsburgh Marathon Hall of Fame.

Posted on 2/25/2015 12:59:27 PM

Caldwell University Announces New Vice President for Academic Affairs

IUP Ed.D. graduate Dr. Barbara A. Chesler was named vice president for academic affairs of Caldwell University.

Posted on 2/25/2015 12:55:50 PM

Regional Sites Inspire Settings for Dilltown Native's Murder Mysteries

IUP graduate Donna Ramage Cummings features many Indiana County locations and landmarks in her Blacklick Valley Mystery Series, including IUP.

Posted on 2/20/2015 7:56:15 AM

Meteor (Hardly Anyone Saw) Lights Up Pennsylvania Early Morning Sky

IUP Geoscience professor Dr. Ken Coles comments about the meteor that came to earth near Kittanning.

Posted on 2/19/2015 7:55:33 AM

The Revolution Wasn't Televised: The Early Days of YouTube

The history of YouTube, on its 10th anniversary, is chronicled, including information on IUP graduate Chad Hurley.

Posted on 2/18/2015 4:52:23 PM

Kennett’s WIN Program Inspires Students To Succeed

Kennett High School's Walk In kNowledge (WIN) program success stories includes several students now at IUP, including Jaqueline Castano, a student in the Robert E. Cook Honors College.

Posted on 2/18/2015 4:26:39 PM

Population of Fishers, Bobcats Continues to Grow, Spread Throughout State

A study done by professors and students at IUP in the Department of Biology under Dr. Jeff Larkin about the fisher population in Pennsylvania is helping the Pennsylvania Game Commission to make decisions about trapping the animal in Pennsylvania.

Posted on 2/16/2015 1:05:57 PM

In Pennsylvania and Beyond, Higher Education Costs Can Be Confusing

IUP Director of Financial Aid Stacy Hopkins offers tips on affording a college education.

Posted on 2/13/2015 3:55:10 PM

Names in the News

IUP graduate Randel Massafra was honored with a Young Alumni Achievement Award in 2014. Massafra is a technical lead for Vanguard Group in Malvern.

Posted on 2/13/2015 7:58:55 AM

Monday Rundown: Finding a Concrete Way to Address Underage Drinking

IUP's Ann Sesti was featured on Pittsburgh's National Public Radio discussing IUP's efforts to confront dangerous and underage drinking.

Posted on 2/11/2015 5:28:51 PM

Reality Check

IUP African-American History Month programming to feature Blessing Offor.

Posted on 2/9/2015 3:16:50 PM

McGarry To Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

IUP graduate Brad McGarry is planning to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for the cause of autism.

Posted on 2/2/2015 10:33:07 AM

Charging Per Credit is a Fairer Tuition System

Letter to the editor praises IUP's tuition flexibility pilot program as a much fairer system for all students.

Posted on 1/30/2015 12:20:53 PM

MLK Day Donations To Aid Armstrong Community Action

IUP students and recent grad did a day of service during Martin Luther King Jr. day.

Posted on 1/21/2015 12:29:10 PM

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Offers Free Tax Preparation Service

IUP at Northpointe will host an opportunity for low-income individuals to have tax help.

Posted on 1/9/2015 3:08:43 PM

PA Governors' Signatures on Display in Allison-Antrim Museum Through Jan. 26

A collection of autographs of Pennsylvania governors is on dipslay in Pittsburgh. It is from the collection of Dr. Thomas Brumbaugh, an IUP graduate.

Posted on 1/8/2015 9:45:32 AM

Regs Designed To Help First Responders Better Locate Rigs

IUP Safety Sciences professor Dr. Jeremy Slagley comments about the issues related to oil and gas well drilling and Pennsylvania's new regulations governing safety at unconventional gas wells.

Posted on 1/5/2015 3:20:08 PM

Rep. Dave Reed Prepares for Role as Majority Leader

Rep. David Reed, IUP Robert E. Cook Honors College graduate, will be sworn in as the Pennsylvania majority leader in the House of Representatives.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:57:32 AM

Former Indian Haven Staffer Takes on New Role Overseeing Indiana County's Human Services Programs

IUP graduate Lisa Spencer is selected to lead the Indiana County Department of Human Services.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:52:00 AM

IUP Professors Complement Each Other in Research, Conservation Work

IUP professors Dr. Jeff Larkin and Dr. Joseph Duchamp have built a great partnership as educators and wildlife enthusiasts.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:46:14 AM

Former Willard Basketball Standout now a College Coach

Former basketball star now a Crimson Hawk men's basketball assistant coach.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:41:16 AM

College Students, Staffers Deal with Being Away From Home for Holidays

IUP students are included in a group away from home who remain in town to work during holiday breaks.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:37:48 AM

Hires and Promotions at Lehigh Valley Businesses

IUP graduate Natalie Raneri has been selected as the client care coordinator at the Birches at Home in Harleysville.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:05:53 AM

Wood Center at IUP Turns Campus Trees Into Art

IUP's Wood Center is recycling old trees through the Harvest-to-Use program, benefiting students and the university.

Posted on 1/5/2015 10:01:19 AM

Liquor Control Board Partners with Pa. Universities

IUP is one of four universities selected to develop a pilot program to address underage and dangerous drinking on campus and in communities.

Posted on 12/19/2014 6:11:17 PM

College-age Drinking Targeted LCB Pilot Program Seeks Solutions to Dangerous Behavior

IUP is one of four universities part of a pilot program to develop strategies to confront underage and dangerous drinking on campus and in communities.

Posted on 12/19/2014 6:07:35 PM

Liquor Control Partners with 4 Universities: Town-Gown Pilot Project Aims to Prevent Underage and Dangerous Drinking on College Campuses and in Community

IUP is part of a consortium of universities to develop a town-gown pilot program aimed at preventing underage and dangerous drinking on campuses and in communities.

Posted on 12/19/2014 6:00:14 PM

Dalton Native Served as Student Speaker During Indiana University of Pennsylvania Commencement

Morgan Chase, a theater major in the Robert E. Cook Honors College, served as the student speaker for the December 2014 undergraduate commencement ceremony.

Posted on 12/15/2014 3:43:28 PM

Energy Spotlight: Michael Jarvis

IUP graduate and Young Alumni Award recipient Michael Jarvis is achieving great success in the oil and gas field.

Posted on 12/15/2014 9:27:34 AM

Produce for Better Health Foundation Announces Grants in Support of Grocery Store Dietetics

IUP is one of only seven universities selected for a Produce for Better Health Foundation training grant.

Posted on 12/10/2014 10:32:27 AM

Barbara Holland Joins Formex as Director of Business Development for the South East Region

IUP chemistry graduate Barbara Holland joins Formex as director of business development.

Posted on 12/10/2014 10:26:42 AM

Westmoreland Museum of American Art Pops up in Some Unexpected Places

IUP graduate Richard Claraval is part of a new exhibition at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

Posted on 12/10/2014 10:23:34 AM

Penn State Altoona to Present Artwork of Nathan Heuer

IUP art professor Nathan Heuer is a featured exhibitor at the McClanahan Gallery of the Misciagna Family Center for the Performing Arts in Altoona.

Posted on 12/10/2014 8:52:41 AM

Program Sends Cards to Troops

IUP student Samuel Dunning organizes the first "cards for troops" initiative at IUP; nearly 2,000 cards have been donated and filled out.

Posted on 12/10/2014 8:48:45 AM

Behind the Apple

IUP education graduate Kristy Mitchell is having great success teaching technology to elementary students.

Posted on 12/5/2014 4:37:30 PM

Submit to Arrest to Avoid Force, Law Professor Advises

IUP criminal justice program coordinator Dennis Marsili offers comment about police force.

Posted on 12/5/2014 4:29:04 PM

Laura Ragsdale, Joe Silver To Distiller Promo Team

IUP graduate Laura Ragsdale, who worked as a student DJ and music director for WIUP-FM, was selected for the Distiller Promotion College Radio Department.

Posted on 12/3/2014 8:25:14 AM

Pragmatic personality Key to New Pennsylvania House GOP Leader's Appeal

IUP graduate and Pennsylvania State Representative Dave Reed is the youngest lawmaker to hold the role of majority leader.

Posted on 12/2/2014 8:27:00 AM

Ferguson: Stop Blaming the Media

IUP retired criminology professor Dr. R. Paul McCauley offers perspective on the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., after the failure to indict a police officer who killed a teen-ager.

Posted on 11/26/2014 11:38:39 AM

Newsmaker: Christopher W. Robinson

IUP doctoral student Christopher Robinson will run a new scholarship program for students pursuing drug and alcohol diplomas.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:57:01 PM

Western Pennsylvania Universities Attract More Foreign Students

College and universities in Western Pennsylvania are attracting more international students. Among the schools reporting international growth (was) Indiana University of Pennsylvania, from 765 to 892 in the same period.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:53:05 PM

Short Science, November 23, 2014

IUP biology professor Dr. Shundong Bi's research on new mammal skeletons is causing rethinking of the date for the origin of mammals.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:47:52 PM

Campus Alumni Awards Honor Three for Accomplishments, Support

IUP graduate and Council of Trustees member Joyce Fairman was honored with a Distinguished Ambassador Award by Penn State DuBois.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:42:43 PM

Gordmans Stores : Names Lisa C. Evans, Chief Merchandising Officer

IUP alumnae Lisa Evans was named executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for Gordmans Stores Inc.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:38:19 PM

Iraq: The American Unprotected Protectorate

IUP Distinguished University Professor Dr. Abbas Ali is a guest author for Middle East Online. His article discussed the impact of the invasion of Iraq.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:34:13 PM

CFO of the Year Named

IUP graduate Darrin Mikula, CEO for the Community Guidance Center and an IUP graduate, was named one of the Pittsburgh Business Times' CFO of the year award winners.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:27:19 PM

IUP Bestows Young Alumni Award

IUP graduate Michael Jarvis was selected for the 2014 Young Alumni Award.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:19:55 PM

Campus Notes: Nov. 23

IUP graduate Randel Massafra is a 2014 recipient of IUP's Young Alumni Award.

Posted on 11/24/2014 1:15:40 PM

Saltsburg Grad Developing App To Help Addicts with Recovery

Ryan Brannon, an IUP student, developed a computer application to help persons struggling with addiction.

Posted on 11/24/2014 9:51:30 AM

Newsmaker: The Revs. James E. Hunt and Sheila Johnson Hunt

IUP graduate Rev. James E. Hunt was honored by Pittsburgh City Council for more than 25 years of community service. He is the founder and board president of Western Penn Hills Community Action Inc.

Posted on 11/19/2014 9:41:48 AM

Celebration of Song Welcomes Season of Giving in Connellsville

IUP music student Amy Lucas is part of community holiday concert. Lucas is a recipient of a community scholarship in her hometown of Connellsville. She studies with Raquel Winneca Young at IUP.

Posted on 11/19/2014 9:36:28 AM

TransAtlantic Petroleum Completes Acquisition of Stream Oil & Gas and Announces Vice President of Albania

IUP geology graduate Douglas Nester is named vice president of Albania by TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.

Posted on 11/19/2014 9:31:02 AM

New Discovery Pushes Mammals’ Lineage Further Back in Time

IUP biology faculty member Dr. Shundong Bi may change history with his research on the discovery of three new species of haramiyids.

Posted on 11/19/2014 9:25:02 AM

Erika Stearly at Studio B Invites You to Participate in “Take a Painting”

IUP master's graduate Erika Stearly received grant funding for an interactive art project, and is presenting her project in Boyertown.

Posted on 11/18/2014 5:00:07 PM

Universities Across Western Pennsylvania Attracting More Foreign Students

IUP is recognized for increasing international student enrollment as part of a national trend.

Posted on 11/18/2014 2:26:43 PM

Small Volunteer Group Has Big Impact Helping Homeless, Hungry in Indiana County

IUP's Hawk Rock is recognized with The Bridge Corps for its work in Indiana County with homeless and hungry.

Posted on 11/18/2014 2:22:05 PM

Attorney Hosts Thanksgiving for Homeless Teens

IUP graduate Erin Springer was honored with the November Dignity and Respect Champion Award by the New Pittsburgh Courier. Springer hosts an annual Thanksgiving dinner for Familylinks Downtown Outreach Center and Shelter in Pittsburgh for homeless youth ages 18 to 21.

Posted on 11/18/2014 2:16:03 PM

Battle Burnout

Dr. Erick Lauber (journalism) offers six tips to help an employee enjoy his or her job, and prevent burnout, in this article.

Posted on 11/18/2014 2:09:13 PM

New Discovery Pushes Mammals' Lineage Further Back in Time

IUP professor Dr. Shundong Bi (biology) may challenge textbooks on the origins of the world's first mammals. His findings are published in a recent issue of Nature.

Posted on 11/18/2014 2:02:59 PM

Newsmaker: Shauna D'Alessandro

IUP graduate Shauna D'Alessandro was recognized for outstanding leadership in legislative advocacy on behalf of public education.

Posted on 11/18/2014 1:56:32 PM

Having A Pet Benefits Your Children in These Four Aspects

IUP professor Dr. Mary Renck Jalongo offers advice on why pets can benefit children as an educational de-stressor.

Posted on 11/18/2014 1:49:38 PM

Dalton Native Enters International Film Festival

Indiana University of Pennsylvania senior theater major Morgan Chase, of Dalton, a member of the Robert E. Cook Honors College, was part of the 2014 Rumshpringe International Short Film Festival in Lancaster.

Posted on 11/18/2014 1:41:29 PM

This Puneite is World Iron Man for 10th Time

IUP alumni Kaustubh Radkar of Pune, India, won the World Iron Man Triathlon at Fortaleza, Sao Paolo in Brazil.

Posted on 11/14/2014 5:17:54 PM

Latrobe Greenspace Planner Keith Named 1st Jack Robertshaw Fellow

IUP environmental planning major Dana Keith was recognized by the city of Latrobe and the Latrobe Community Revitalization Program for her work with traffic studies and greenspace.

Posted on 11/14/2014 5:10:46 PM

Case of Fired Plum Police Officer Goes to Arbitrator

IUP employment and labor relations professor emeritus Dr. Donald McPherson will serve as arbitrator to rule in an employment case.

Posted on 11/14/2014 4:52:40 PM

Having a Pet Benefits Your Children

Dr. Mary Renck Jalongo (professional studies in education) explains why pets have a positive effect on children in terms of stress relief.

Posted on 11/14/2014 4:47:06 PM

Wolf's Education Focus Means a Brighter Future

IUP graduate praises education he received at IUP (letter to the editor).

Posted on 11/14/2014 4:37:10 PM

Fort Halifax Topic of Program

Work of IUP students to locate the remains of Fort Halifax are part of a program to be presented by archaeologist Joe Baker in Sunbury.

Posted on 11/14/2014 4:30:22 PM

Explorer Program Begins with Look into Rehab Careers

High school students explore career options, including IUP's speech language pathology program.

Posted on 11/10/2014 11:33:22 AM

Indiana County Recognizes Senior Volunteers for Environmental Efforts

Indiana County Commissioners praise IUP Hawk Rock for impact on the community.

Posted on 11/10/2014 11:26:42 AM

Newsmaker: Mary Kate Bartley

Bartley was one of only 48 fellows accepted into the program nationwide. Fellows were selected based on their dedication and contributions to the aging-services industry and for their plans for the future.

Posted on 11/5/2014 9:57:35 AM

Old School Days Recalled at Keith Reunion on IUP Campus

It's not just a building, and this was certainly not just a reunion. On Oct. 18, more than 300 alumni of the Keith School attended a special reunion in the building that housed the school on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus from 1939 to 1972. Old school days recalled at Keith reunion on IUP campus

Posted on 11/3/2014 3:37:33 PM

Artist Works With Public to Create Rochester Mural

Mr. Wilke has designed and painted 70 murals in the past 14 years, including 25 in Indiana, Pa., where he earned his Master of Fine Arts at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 11/3/2014 3:33:09 PM

Alumni Awards to Honor Three Individuals for Success, Support

The annual Penn State DuBois Alumni Awards Banquet will honor three individuals who have demonstrated leadership and ingenuity in their fields, as well as steadfast support for the campus. Joyce Fairman of DuBois; Craig Pearce, currently of Istanbul, Turkey; and Robert Ellinger, currently of Maridi, South Sudan, will receive awards at the banquet scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 20, at the Lakeview Lodge at Treasure Lake.

Posted on 10/28/2014 11:32:16 AM

YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley to Give Keynote Speech at First Arab IASP World Conference

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has announced YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley is to take part as a guest speaker at the opening ceremony of the 31st International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation World Conference (IASP 2014 Doha) at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Posted on 10/22/2014 10:02:57 AM

Newsmaker: Jim Stuncard

Stuncard is vice president of insurance programs at Dollar Bank, where he has worked for 12 years. He serves on the board of directors at Credit Industry Marketing Representative Organization, a trade organization for credit insurance for banks.

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:15:51 AM

Professor to Receive PSMLA Educator of the Year Award

The Executive Council of the Pennsylvania State Modern Languages Association (PSMLA) selected Silvina Orsatti, part-time instructor of Spanish at Pitt-Greensburg, to receive its 2014 PSMLA Educator of the Year Award.

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:11:14 AM

Heinz History Center Panel to Cover Robots Alongside Steamboats

Panel members will include underwater archaeologist Justin Daley, who will discuss the history of Pittsburgh’s 18th and 19th century boatyards and trace their locations along the city’s waterfront today. He is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 10/17/2014 11:52:07 AM

(Dis)connecting in the Bathroom

Almeida studies student perceptions of technology and connectedness.In his TEDx Talk, Almeida said people who don’t take time to disconnect from technology tend to experience feelings of frustration and exhaustion.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:47:36 PM

Xi’an Plans Technology Transformation Forum

The city of Xi’an, Shaanxi province is arranging a Technology Transformation Forum for Chinese and US Universities and related project meetings, Nov 3 - 5, with the idea of developing its technology and innovation and with the focus on enterprises and markets and combined research and production.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:40:56 PM

Ford City Votes to Promote Interim Manager

Ford City's new borough manager is a familiar face. Council hired interim borough manager Eden Ratliff on Monday to fill the borough's top administrative spot.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:30:11 PM

Let's Talk About Art

Think Pitts­burgh is cold? Con­cep­tual art­ist Sean Derry knows cold.Be­sides in­door in­stal­la­tions, Mr. Derry’s work in­cludes site-spe­cific out­door proj­ects and pub­lic com­mis­sions. He is also an art pro­fes­sor at In­di­ana Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia.

Posted on 10/16/2014 2:17:52 PM

Treating Abusers a Knotty Problem, Domestic Violence Experts Say

In a 2003 study, Ed Gondolf, former director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Training Institute at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, found about 42 percent of men had assaulted again four years after enrolling in a batterers intervention program, but the majority decreased or stopped abusive behaviors.

Posted on 10/14/2014 10:47:54 AM

Crackdown Credited for Calm at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Homecoming

A handful of arrests but no major incidents left officials praising security measures put in place for homecoming weekend at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 10/14/2014 10:14:02 AM

IUP Puts Plan in Place for Homecoming Crowd Control

Thousands are expected at IUP for Homecoming weekend. The university will hold daily briefings to answer questions and offer information to the press.

Posted on 10/14/2014 10:11:17 AM

Plan for IUP Homecoming Draws Upon Broader Base

At a meeting Monday to introduce Homecoming plans to community leaders and the media, Kate Linder, of IUP's student affairs, said the planning committee for this year's weekend of activities was expanded to include representatives from White Township, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Citizens' Ambulance Service and Indiana Regional Medical Center, as well as students.

Posted on 10/14/2014 10:04:20 AM

Indiana Attorney, Area Students Honored at Governor's Awards for the Arts Event

Myron Tomb's childhood interest in art led him to a lifelong passion for the subject and to volunteer work promoting art in education. That dedication to the arts was recognized when Tomb joined three other Pennsylvanians and a Pittsburgh institution in receiving the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts September 28, 2014 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 10/14/2014 9:58:12 AM

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Graduate Films What She Knows

Natalia Kaniasty, 2008 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and New York University filmmaking student, shot a short film, her pre-thesis project, last fall in her hometown of Indiana. “Home Range” tells the story of fictional character Bobby Novak, portrayed by IUP Class of 2005 grad Brett Mack.

Posted on 10/7/2014 2:54:44 PM

McCandless Woman to be Honored for Contributions to Nursing Field

Denise Ramponi will be recognized nationally for her contributions to the field when she is awarded the Emergency Nurses Association Frank L. Cole Nurse Practitioner Award at the 2014 Emergency Nurses Association Annual Conference Awards Gala to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Posted on 9/29/2014 10:30:08 AM

Marc USA’s Warhol Campaign Wins Award; Papakie Honored

Michele Papakie, an associate professor of journalism and public relations at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, named the 2014 Business Communicator of the Year.

Posted on 9/29/2014 10:21:07 AM

Papakie, Marc win Golden Triangles

IUP professor Michele Papakie was honored as the Business Communicator of the Year.

Posted on 9/29/2014 10:16:13 AM

How to Bridge the IT Communication Gap

Higher education's policy of openness can be a bit of a culture shock compared to the private sector, pointed out Bill Balint, CIO of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 9/29/2014 10:08:50 AM

The Clarks Talk Origins, Fame, the Future

For almost 30 years, Scott Blasey, Robert James, Greg Joseph and Dave Minarik have been rocking around the country with their Americana rock band after meeting at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 9/29/2014 10:00:07 AM

2014’s Best and Worst States to Have a Baby

Ask The Experts: Fredalene Barletta Bower, Professor of Child Development and Family Relations, Indiana University of Pennsylvania discusses what parents should consider before having a baby.

Posted on 9/29/2014 9:48:00 AM

Paying Tuition a Challenge as Costs Skyrocket and Aid Varies

Monique Szentmiklosi, 23, a senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, commutes from her home several miles outside of town — which can reduce annual costs by as much as $10,000 a year — and works two jobs.

Posted on 9/26/2014 10:08:25 AM

Reppert Completes Army Reserve Officers' Training

Kelsey A. Reppert, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, has completed a Cadet Troop Leader Training assignment. CTLT allows Army ROTC cadets to experience leadership in Army units throughout the continental United States as well as overseas, where they serve in lieutenant-level positions for three or four weeks.

Posted on 9/24/2014 11:11:03 AM

Art Notes: Qualters and The Warhol Receive Governor's Awards

The annual event, which is being held at IUP this year, honors outstanding Pennsylvania artists, arts organizations, cultural leaders and patrons who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the arts.

Posted on 9/24/2014 9:05:40 AM

IUP Center Focuses on Family Businesses

“The mission for the center is to support those family business owners in the region through educational forums,” according to center director Ellen Ruddock, an IUP graduate and a retired entrepreneur.

Posted on 9/12/2014 9:08:48 AM

The Rift: A Family Dynasty Fights over the Future of Luray Caverns

“The names reflect the popular culture of the day,” said Kevin Patrick, a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who has written about the development of show “It used to be Pluto. Now, it’s Jabba the Hutt.”

Posted on 9/12/2014 9:03:55 AM

IUP to Host Financial Crimes Seminar

For those who work to understand or unmask fraud and its impact: Indiana University of Pennsylvania is hosting a speaker you'll want to catch.

Posted on 9/12/2014 8:48:54 AM

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