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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 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.

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

Graduates

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

Annie Evelyn’s ‘Multiple Impressions’ at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

A former IUP Windgate Furniture Residency Artist has a display at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

Posted on 7/11/2017 11:54:35 AM

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

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

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