The Spring 2014 issue of IUP Magazine is in the mail and online.
This issue features the contributions of two members of IUP’s Natural Sciences and Mathematics Advisory Board, formed to advise the university on the future of science:
The story “Mission to Protect” details alumnus John Gilly’s quest for vaccines to prevent some of the world’s most threatening diseases. Gilly is a 1979 IUP graduate and director of Leidos Biomedical Research’s Vaccine Clinical Materials Program.
In “They Believe in Science,” retired ExxonMobil Exploration Company president Tim Cejka and his wife, Debra Phillips Cejka, both 1973 graduates, discuss the reasons behind their $1.25-million gift for a new science and mathematics facility at IUP.
Other new features are as follows:
In need of a shared vision to guide its future, the university turned to the Journalism Department for help.
Twenty-five years have passed since the gymnastics team’s mad dash to the podium, marking its second straight national title.
Marking its 20th anniversary last fall, the IUP Ambassadors recently joined several other university organizations and programs in celebrating major anniversaries.
One hundred years ago in January, Coraopolis native Raymond Carroll went from Indiana Normal School sprinter to world-record holder in the 60-yard dash. This story originally appeared in the Indiana Gazette and is shared with permission.
Find these stories, as well as Achievements, faculty news in Mentors, the Message from the President, Letters to the Editor, alumni sports notes in Namedroppers, alumni news and photos in Alumni Extra, and more on the IUP Magazine website.