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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 Pittburgh.

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

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