2004 Schedule of Events

  • 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.