Exploration & Discovery: Our Roadmap, Compass, and Findings
Poster Session for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Tuesday, April 13, 2004
Ohio Room, HUB
Set-up: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Display: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Reception: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for Students, Faculty, Public

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to collaborate with the IUP Chapter of Sigma Xi to provide a forum for Undergraduate and Graduate student researchers to display projects they have completed during their enrollment at IUP. Students may display work they accomplished with faculty guidance or with a group of students.

Exploration & Discovery: Inquiries, Endeavors and Outcomes
Poster Session for Faculty and Staff
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Folger Dining Area
Set-up: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Display: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Awards Luncheon Attendees
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for Faculty, Students, Public

This event provides a forum for externally funded project directors and co-directors to share the results and accomplishments of their work with interested colleagues and fellow researchers. Faculty and staff are invited to display any project that received an external award since July 2000.

Tenth Annual Research Awards Luncheon
Wednesday, April 14, 2004

Folger Dining Hall
By Invitation Only

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to recognize the scholarship and research efforts of the faculty, staff and students at IUP. This tenth annual event acknowledges those who have sought external funding for their projects during the previous year. Awards are presented in the areas of Outstanding Achievement in Research, Outstanding Achievement in Curriculum and Instruction, and Outstanding Achievement in Public Service. The Graduate Dean's Award for Commitment to Sponsored Programs will be presented by Dr. Alicia Linzey, Interim Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies. Graduate student research is highlighted with the presentation of the Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards.

Exploration & Discovery: The Legend of the Moneytree
Grant Creation: Designing the Project and Writing a Professional Proposal
Session is designed for Graduate Students
Thursday, April 15, 2004
Hadley Union Building
Registration: 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. to Noon

This is an interactive, creative, hands-on workshop that aims to familiarize future grant writers with the process of attaining external funding for their projects. Several collaborative teams will explore the steps needed to identify a need, find solutions to the problem and create a competitive proposal.

Exploration & Discovery: Tracking our Trails
Creating a CV - Session is designed for Graduate Students

Thursday, April 15, 2004
Hadley Union Building
Registration: 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Program:1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This session is designed to assist Graduate Students in developing a Curriculum Vita that highlights their experiences and activities. Dr. Susan Boser from IUP's Department of Sociology will present examples and offer insights.

Exploration & Discovery: Navigators Expanding our Horizons
IUP Centers and Institutes, Director and Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Friday, April 16, 2004
Hadley Union Building
By Invitation Only

Centers and Institutes provide an arena for faculty and students to connect the knowledge and skills acquired in their studies with the community. These valuable resources are saluted at the Appreciation Breakfast. Established centers and institutes will highlight their accomplishments during the previous year. Milestones and new initiatives will be presented for the upcoming year.