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Biology’s Larkin and Duchamp Interviewed About Research on Pennsylvania Wildlife
Jeffery Larkin and Joe Duchamp, assistant professors of Biology , were interviewed recently for a radio series on Pennsylvania’s endangered and threatened wildlife. Together, Larkin and Duchamp have been studying Pennsylvania’s Allegheny woodrat population. The woodrat can provide vital information about forest he
Fitting Awarded President’s Medallion at 2009 ACF National Convention
Culinary Arts faculty member Gary Fitting, C.E.C., C.C.E., C.C.A., A.A.C., received the ACF President’s Medallion at the 2009 ACF National Convention in Orlando, Florida, where he was one of twenty-three people recognized for service to the American Culinary Federation and the culinary profession. Chef Fitting i
Brewer, Kelley ’03, and Jozefowicz Publish “Blueprint for Success in the U.S. Film Industry”
“A Blueprint for Success in the U.S. Film Industry,” co-authored by Stephanie M. Brewer, Jason M. Kelley ’03, and James J. Jozefowicz was published in the February 2009 issue of Applied Economics.
Meredith '06 and Jozefowicz Publish on County Unemployment Rates in Pennsylvania
“The Keystone Puzzle: The Impact of Employment Growth and Structural Factors on County Unemployment Rates in Pennsylvania,” coauthored by Neil R. Meredith ’06 and James J. Jozefowicz, was published in the Fall 2008 issue of Pennsylvania Economic Review.
Radell Presents on Cuba’s Sugar Industry at Cuban Economic Conference
Willard Radell of the Department of Economics presented his paper “Economic Logic in Cuba's 2002 Sugar Industry Re-structuring?” at the nineteenth annual conference of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy in Miami, Florida, from July 30 to August 1, 2009.
Coles Attends Conference on Variable Star Observing
Professor Ken Coles, Department of Geoscience, participated in an astronomy project to measure a mysterious star, hosted by the American Association of Variable Star Observers at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago during the first week of August 2009.
Journalism Chairman’s Life Experiences Featured in Tribune-Review
IUP Journalism Department’s Randy Jesick was featured in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.
Rahkonen Publishes On “Baltic Psalteries” and “Music Librarianship”
Dr. Carl Rahkonen, librarian of the Orendorff Music Library , had two articles published during summer 2009. The first, entitled “The Baltic Psalteries: Bibliographical Problems and Desiderata Revisited,” appeared in Musiikin Suunta , the Finnish Ethnomusicological Society Journal. 
Baker and Graduate Student Publish “Extra Cheese Wins” in Mathematics Journal
Professor John D. Baker of the Mathematics Department and Katie Bungo, a graduate student in the M.Ed. in Elementary and Middle School Mathematics Education and a Horace Mann teacher, published the article “Extra Cheese Wins” in the August 2009 issue of Teaching Children Mathematics.
Baker, Student in Article on Role of Calculators in Teaching Mathematics
Dr. John Baker of the Mathematics Department and student Katie Bungo are featured in an article on the role of calculators in teaching mathematics in the September 2, 2009, issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Music Professor Collins Featured on New CD Release
Zach Collins, an assistant professor of tuba and euphonium in the Department of Music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is featured on a new compact disk release by Southwest Chamber Music. The three-disk set catalogs all of composer William Kraft’s “Encounters.”
Shellenbarger Publishes “Time and Project Management Tips for Educators”
The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing has published the article "Time and Project Management Tips for Educators" by Nursing and Allied Health professor Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger.
Talwar Publishes Chapter in Physics Book
Devki Talwar recently published a book chapter in The Springer Series in Materials Science — Dilute III-V Nitride Semiconductors and Material Systems: Physics and Technology.
Brady Publishes Dissertation on Predicted Verb Subcategorization
Dr. Jill Brady, assistant professor in the speech-language pathology program in the Department of Special Education, published a book titled Inter-sentential Influences on Predicted Verb Subcategorization.
Price Publishes Article on Talking During Book Sharing Between Parents and Preschool Children
Lisa Hammett Price, an associate professor of speech-language pathology in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, recently published an article in Reading Research Quarterly, a publication of the International Reading Association.
Richburg Named Editor for Journal of Educational Audiology
Cynthia McCormick Richburg, associate professor of audiology in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, has been named editor of the Journal of Educational Audiology for the 2009–2011 term.
Lowery Authors Chapter in Book on Campus Sexual Assault Response Teams
Dr. John Wesley Lowery, Associate Professor of Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE), recently contributed a chapter to Donna M. Barry and Paul M. Cell’s Campus Sexual Assault Response Teams Program Development and Operational Management. This book is a comprehensive
Mueller Speaks at Secular Student Alliance Conference
Dr. John A. Mueller of the Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education was invited to speak at the ninth annual conference of the Secular Student Alliance in Columbus, Ohio, in August 2009.