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Fall 2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Research Grants

Applications for the fall 2018 Graduate Student Research Grant and Undergraduate Student Research Grant are now available.

Posted on 10/15/2018 1:19:40 PM

Deadline Extended for PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in Science, Technology, and Mathematics

The 2018 PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in Science, Technology, and Mathematics is being held Saturday, October 27. The event this year is hosted by Millersville University, and the application deadline has just been extended until this Friday, October 12.

Posted on 10/8/2018 1:22:41 PM

Final RESS Presenter Pizza Series Event

Students from around the university and their faculty mentors will work on cutting-edge research projects  during the 10-week Research Experience for Summer Scholars program. The final Presenter Pizza Series is this Friday, July 27, in the Monongahela Room in the HUB. Participating students can enjoy a meal while listening to their peers present their research or creative work.

Posted on 7/24/2018 1:29:04 PM

National Science Foundation 2019 Major Research Instrumentation Competition

The National Science Foundation is holding its Major ResearchInstrumentation program competition. Due to the limited numberof permitted submissions, IUP is holding aninternal competition for interested faculty and staff members. Institutions are limited to no morethan two Track 1 submissions and no more than one Track 2 submission. Proposals within the two tracks may be for eitheracquisition or development of a research instrument.

Posted on 7/19/2018 9:37:41 AM

NEH Summer Stipend Competition 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities is holding a summer stipend competition for faculty. Applicants must be nominated by their institution to apply, and we are limited to two faculty nominees.

Posted on 7/16/2018 10:55:02 AM

First RESS Presenter Pizza Series Event Scheduled

The 2018 Research Experience for Summer Scholars program is currently underway. Students from around the university and their faculty mentors will work on a cutting-edge research project during the 10-week program.

Posted on 6/18/2018 9:22:54 AM

Grants Resource Center No Longer Available

The School of Graduate Studies and Research, in consultation with the IUP Research Institute, has decided not to renew the Grants Resource Center service. Alternative services are being considered.

Posted on 6/15/2018 2:13:13 PM

2018 Undergraduate Student Research Grant Closing Friday

Are you working on an exciting research or creative project? Check out the Undergraduate Student Research Grant competition, now accepting applications via InfoReady. Applicants are eligible for up to $300 in funding to support research and creative projects that will contribute new insights in your academic field.

Posted on 4/24/2018 10:34:34 AM

2018 IUP Scholars Forum Award Winners

The 2018 IUP Scholars Forum was a resounding success with over 300 students presenting their research and creative projects over the course of the two-day event. Students participating in the events were eligible for several awards, and the full list of award winners is now available.

Posted on 4/20/2018 1:27:25 PM

Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students Recognized at 24th Annual Research Awards Luncheon

Research Appreciation Week 2018 began with the annual luncheon dedicated to celebrating outstanding achievement in faculty, staff, and graduate student research.

Posted on 4/2/2018 5:00:12 PM

Biology Major Studying the Role Genes Play in Autophagy Wins Scholarship

Rebekah Mikeasky has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Patricia Hilliard Robertson Memorial Scholarship for Women in the Sciences. Mikeasky, who has a 3.9 cumulative grade-point average, has spent the school year working closely with her advisor, Robert Major, Department of Biology, on a research project relating to the role genes play in autophagy.

Posted on 4/1/2018 8:54:27 PM

Research Week Preview: Formulating a Plan to Help Cure Blindness

Victoria Jakicic, of Bethel Park, is one of the students who will be presenting her research. A senior with a double major in psychology and mathematics, Jakicic will be presenting “A Theoretical Foundation for the Application of Basic Research in Perception to Prosthetic Vision” at the Undergraduate Scholars Forum on Tuesday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex.

Posted on 3/28/2018 7:58:56 PM

Research Experience for Summer Scholars 2018 Funding Deadline Extended

The funding deadline for the annual RESS Program has been extended until Monday, March 26, 2018.

Posted on 3/23/2018 9:12:19 AM

2018 Undergraduate Student Research Grant Now Accepting Applications

Are you working on an exciting research or creative project? Applicants are eligible for up to $300 in funding to support research and creative projects that will contribute new insights in your academic field.

Posted on 3/6/2018 11:08:14 AM

RESS: An Exciting, Free Summer Research Program for IUP Students

Participate in cutting-edge, inquiry-based research and scholarship at IUP this summer during the annual Research Experiences for Summer Scholars Program. This 10-week program offers students from all majors a one-of-a-kind, hands-on experience and promises some of the best networking opportunities and professional development events IUP has to offer.

Posted on 3/5/2018 3:30:32 PM

Three-Minute Thesis and Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award Competitions Closing Soon

The Third Annual Three-Minute Thesis competition and Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award competition are closing this Friday, February 23, at 4:30 p.m. Interested students should apply now to take part in these exciting opportunities.

Posted on 2/19/2018 11:11:05 AM

2017–18 Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award Now Accepting Submissions

Students who graduated in May, August, or December 2017, or who have finished their project and will graduate in May 2018, are eligible to be nominated by any department offering graduate courses.

Posted on 2/2/2018 2:33:49 PM

Third Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition for Graduate Students

In this competition, presented by the School of Graduate Studies and Research in conjunction with the annual Research Week events, graduate students have exactly three minutes to present their original scholarship with the aid of one static PowerPoint slide (no animation, no audio, no video).

Posted on 2/2/2018 1:51:51 PM

Infrastructure Enhancement and Growth Grant Competition Winners

The Center for Excellence in Scholarship of the School of Graduate Studies and Research announces the six proposals selected for the recent Infrastructure Enhancement and Growth Grant competition.

Posted on 1/31/2018 10:15:12 AM

Larkin on Trail of Golden-Winged Warblers

Jeff Larkin (Biology) and his recentwork with the Working Lands for Wildlife project are the subject of an excitingmultimediastory produced by USDA’sNatural Resources Conservation Service. Larkin provided thisintroduction about the project and its goals.

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:33:32 PM

USRC Senate Fellowship Competition

The School of Graduate Studies and Research and the University Senate Research Committee is pleased to announce that the University Senate Research Committee Senate Fellowship competition has been launched.

Posted on 12/5/2017 1:46:02 PM

Infrastructure Enhancement and Growth Grant Competition Closing Soon

The Infrastructure and Growth Grant is a new internal grant competition for all IUP full- or part-time tenured or tenure-track faculty. In support of this new Enhancement and Growth Grant Program, the SGSR has allocated $100,000 this fiscal year for projects requesting $10,000 (minimum) to $25,000 (maximum).

Posted on 11/8/2017 2:16:46 PM

Internal National Science Foundation 2018 Major Research Instrumentation Competition Closing Soon

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2018 Major Research Instrumentation program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development. Proposals should be submitted no later than the close of business on October 16, 2017.

Posted on 10/11/2017 1:18:24 PM

New Infrastructure Enhancement and Growth Grant Competition Now Accepting Proposals

The Center for Excellence in Scholarship of the School of Graduate Studies and Researchannounces a new internal grant competition for all IUP full- or part-time tenured or tenure-track faculty. In support of this new Enhancement and Growth Grant Program, the SGSR has allocated $100,000 this fiscal year for projects requesting $10,000 (minimum) to $25,000 (maximum).

Posted on 10/9/2017 1:53:41 PM

Graduate Student Research Grant Competition Accepting Submissions

The submission system for the fall 2017 Graduate Student Research Grant Competition is now online. The Graduate Student Research Grant Competition is an opportunity for IUP graduate students to request funding for research and creative projects.

Posted on 9/18/2017 10:34:59 AM

National Science Foundation 2018 Major Research Instrumentation Competition

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2018 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development.

Posted on 9/11/2017 1:15:07 PM

NEH Summer Stipend Competition: Letter of Intent Due Friday, September 1

The National Endowment for the Humanities is holding a summer stipend competition for faculty. Applicants must be nominated by their institution to apply and we are limited to two faculty nominees. Interested faculty members should complete a letter of intent by September 1.

Posted on 8/16/2017 11:42:48 AM

Hovan, Lewis Broadcast to IUP From Ship During RESS Event

Steve Hovan and Jon Lewis, both professors in IUP’s Department of Geology, made a special appearance via video call from the vessel JOIDES Resolution on July 14 at the Research Experience for Summer Scholars Presenter Pizza Series event at the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 7/19/2017 1:59:27 PM

Final RESS Presenter Pizza Series

The Research Experience for Summer Scholars program at IUP will host its final Presenter Pizza Series talk on Friday, July 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the HUB Allegheny and Monongahela rooms.

Posted on 7/12/2017 11:11:34 AM

2016–17 Centers and Institutes Annual Report Now Available

The annual report contains information about the activities of IUP centers and institutes over the past year.

Posted on 6/26/2017 3:56:46 PM

Second RESS Presenter Pizza Series

The third annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars program continued last week with their second RESS Presenter Pizza Series. The event served as an opportunity for participating students to enjoy a meal while listening to three of their peers present their research-in-progress.

Posted on 6/26/2017 10:48:55 AM

2017 RESS Program Kicks Off

The 2017 Research Experience for Summer Scholars program kicked off June 5. Students and their faculty mentors will work on a cutting-edge research project during the 10-week program. Want to join us?

Posted on 6/8/2017 2:26:27 PM

2017 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania

Eight students represented IUP at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania event on April 25, 2017, in Harrisburg. The students presented their award-winning projects from the Undergraduate Scholars Forum.

Posted on 5/9/2017 11:10:29 AM

2017 Undergraduate Student Research Grant Competition Deadline Extended

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce the deadline for the 2017 Undergraduate Student Research Grant competition has been extended. The new deadline is Friday, April 28, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

Posted on 4/11/2017 2:44:58 PM

Winners of the 2017 Three Minute Thesis Present on Children's Emotional Competence and African American Male Teachers

TheGraduate Scholars Forum included, for the second year, the Three Minute ThesisFinal Competition. Ingrid Krecko, Clinical Psychology, and Terrance Hudson, Administration and Leadership, were the 2017 winners. Watch their presentations.

Posted on 4/9/2017 10:06:44 AM

Sociology Graduate Student Presents Research on Male Inmates Reporting Abuse at Graduate Scholars Forum

One of the biggest obstacles thatprisons face in terms of abuse of male inmates is the fact few of the victimsare willing to speak about their treatment. That was the basis for ChelseaClark’s presentation at the annual Graduate Scholars Forum.

Posted on 4/9/2017 9:46:31 AM

Sports Management Student Presents Research on Team Identity at Graduate Scholars Forum

Couldattending more sporting events at their university help a student to acclimateto college life, and ultimately stay to earn a degree? Thoseare the questions Evan Davis, of Apollo, is trying to answer with his master’sdegree theses project, “Effects of Team Identification on Social and EmotionalAdjustment at a Division II University,” which he presented at theIUP Graduate Scholars Forum.

Posted on 4/9/2017 9:39:04 AM

IRB Announces New Online Submission System

After a year’s worth of work, the new online Institutional Review Board submission/management system is available to the entire IUP community. Faculty, students, and staff may begin working in IRBManager immediately. Effective Monday, April 3, 2017, all submissions to the IRB must be completed in IRBManager rather than using the old forms.

Posted on 3/31/2017 11:03:26 AM

RESS 2017 Funding Deadline Extended

The funding deadline for the Research Experience for Summer Scholars Program for students in the College of Fine Arts, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Education and Educational Technology, and College of Health and Human Services has been extended until March 31.

Posted on 3/24/2017 3:14:52 PM

Upcoming ARL Research Week Workshops

The Applied Research Lab will offer a series ofworkshops during Research Appreciation Week 2017 (April 3–7). The introductory workshops are meant to help increasefamiliarity with various types of research software available to IUP graduate students.

Posted on 3/20/2017 1:01:27 PM

RESS 2017: A Free Summer Research Program for IUP Students

Participate in the cutting-edge, inquiry-based research and scholarship being done at IUP this summer during the annual Research Experiences for Summer Scholars Program, a free, 10-week program for students from all majors.

Posted on 3/6/2017 3:30:32 PM

Exciting Student Research Opportunities from the Graduate School

Spring break is almost here and time is running out to take advantage of several fantastic research opportunities from the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Posted on 3/2/2017 1:26:38 PM

Three Minute Thesis Competition for Graduate Students

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is excited to announce an event in conjunction with the annual Research Week events: Three Minute Thesis. Graduate students have exactly three minutes to presenttheir original scholarship with the aid of one static PowerPoint slide.

Posted on 2/15/2017 1:54:18 PM

2016–17 Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award Now Accepting Submissions

Students whograduated in May, August, or December 2016, or who have finished their projectand will graduate in May 2017, are eligible to be nominated by any departmentoffering graduate courses.

Posted on 2/15/2017 12:53:56 PM

Spring Graduate Student Research Grant Submissions Open

The submission system for the Spring 2017 Graduate Student Research Grant Competition is now online. The competition is an opportunity for IUP graduate students to request funding for research and creative projects.

Posted on 2/13/2017 10:53:29 AM

2017 Student Scholars Forums Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions for the 2017 Undergraduate Scholars Forum and Graduate Scholars Forum are now open. Submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. on March 10, 2017.

Posted on 2/9/2017 1:11:43 PM

Spring Graduate Student Research Grant Competition

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce the Spring Graduate Student Research Grant competition. Full competition guidelines are available on our website.

Posted on 2/1/2017 9:19:05 AM

PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee’s Annual Grant Competition for 2016–17

The PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee’s Annual Grants Competition is back for at least one more year. Due to the limited funds available at the state level for this competition year (approximately $60,000), aspects of the FPDC grants competitions have changed.

Posted on 11/16/2016 11:38:48 AM

Wacker and Knerr Receive Funding from PA Council on the Arts

Jeff Wacker, IUP Community Music School, and Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the PA Rural Arts Alliance/PA Council on the Arts for their project, "IUP Community Music School Promotion."

Posted on 11/16/2016 9:43:21 AM

2017 Scholars Forums Information Session

An information session for the Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars forums is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15, at 4:00 p.m. in the Monongahela Room at the HUB. The information session is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as any faculty members interested in participating.

Posted on 11/9/2016 1:17:11 PM

Interdisciplinary Team of Faculty Receives Funding from National Science Foundation

An interdisciplinary team of faculty have received a funding award from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Better Preparing STEM Undergraduates for Employment: An Interdisciplinary, Problem-based Approach for Teaching and Assessing Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills.”

Posted on 10/24/2016 10:09:50 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from U.S. Department of Agriculture

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the Natural Resources Conservation Services/US Department of Agriculture for his project, “Technical Assistance for Wildlife."

Posted on 10/17/2016 1:17:29 PM

Mount, Hovan, Bradshaw, Paschold, and Wilson Receive Funding from Dominion Foundation

Greg Mount, Geoscience; Steve Hovan, Geoscience; John Bradshaw, Physics; Helmut Paschold, Safety Science; and Bob Wilson, IMAPS received a funding award from the Dominion Foundation for their project, “Carbon Cycle Measurements at the Weyandt Experimental Site.”

Posted on 10/12/2016 10:11:32 AM

Graduate Student Research Grants Competition

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce our Graduate Student Research Grants competition for academic year 2016-2017. The competition is an opportunity for IUP graduate students to request funding for research and creative projects.

Posted on 10/4/2016 3:01:08 PM

Runge Receives Funding from Intermediate Unit 1

Tim Runge, Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Intermediate Unit 1/Fayette-Greene-Washington Counties for his project, “State Wide Evaluation for PaTTAN FY2016-2017.”

Posted on 9/19/2016 3:00:44 PM

Migyanka and Knickelbein Receive Funding from State System

Joann Migyanka and Becky Knickelbein, Communication Disorders, Special Education, and Disability Services, received a funding award from Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13/PASSHE for their project, “Pilot Project for Degree Completion of ASD Students.”

Posted on 9/15/2016 8:31:47 AM

2017 NSF To Hold Major Research Instrumentation Competition

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2017 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development. Due to this restriction, IUP is holding an internal competition for interested IUP faculty and staff members.

Posted on 9/7/2016 1:35:14 PM

PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in STEM

The PASSHE Undergraduate Research Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics takes place on Saturday, November 5, 2016, hosted by Millersville University.

Posted on 8/31/2016 11:48:23 AM

Katchmarchi Receives Funding from National Drowning Prevention Alliance

Adam Katchmarchi, Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science, received a funding award from the National Drowning Prevention Alliance for his project, “NDPA Grad Assistant AY16/17.”

Posted on 8/10/2016 9:27:06 AM

Janetski Receives Funding from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services

David Janetski, Department of Biology, received a funding awardfrom the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services/National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Wild Trout Assessment in Northwest PA.”

Posted on 8/8/2016 12:44:08 PM

Roach Receives Funding from NCAA

Steve Roach, IUP Athletics, received a funding award from the NCAA for his project, “NCAA Div II Strategic Alliance Matching Grant.”

Posted on 8/4/2016 11:48:53 AM

Travis, Janetski, and Townsend Receive Funding from Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Holly Travis and Josiah Townsend, Department of Biology, and graduate student Erin Janetski received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for their project “Western PA Water Watch.”

Posted on 8/3/2016 9:30:29 AM

Moreau Receives Funding from US Department of Defense

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Ron Moreau, Management Services Group, received a funding award from US Department of Defense/Defense Logistics Agency.

Posted on 8/1/2016 10:33:41 AM

Oblitey and Gossett Receive Funding for Cyber Catch Scholarship Program

Bill Oblitey, Department of Computer Science, and Jennifer Gossett, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, received an additional funding award from National Science Foundation for their project, “Cyber Catch Scholarship Program.”

Posted on 7/27/2016 9:35:08 AM

Chadwick and Neusius Receive Funding from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Bill Chadwick and Phil Neusius, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for their project, “Task 8 (Geomorphologist).”

Posted on 7/26/2016 12:48:16 PM

Balint Receives Funding for Academic Data Warehouse

Bill Balint, IT Services, received a funding award for his project, "EUP/IUP Academic Data Warehouse."

Posted on 7/25/2016 12:33:09 PM

Palamone Receives Funding from U.S. Small Business Administration

Tony Palamone, Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the U.S. Small Business Administration/University of Pennsylvania for his project, “Federal 2016 SBDC.”

Posted on 7/21/2016 1:31:55 PM

Larkin Receives Funding from Natural Resources Conservation Services

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received an additional funding award from Natural Resources Conservation Services for his project, “Assessing Wildlife Response to NRCS Conservation Programs.”

Posted on 7/20/2016 8:22:21 AM

Palamone Receives Funding from Department of Community and Economic Development

Tony Palamone, Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the PA Small Business Development Center/PA Department of Community and Economic Development for his project, “SWPREP 1516.”

Posted on 7/18/2016 1:58:24 PM

Larkin Receives Funding from American Bird Conservancy for Research Project

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project “Honduran Emerald Ecology and Conservation.”

Posted on 7/12/2016 2:07:40 PM

SGSR Selects First Full-Time Applied Research Lab Director

The School of Graduate Studies and Research announces the hiring of Paul Hawkins as director of the Applied Research Lab(ARL). His appointment provides animportant first step towards expanding ARL services to meet the needs offaculty, students, and external clients.

Posted on 7/11/2016 2:23:36 PM

Knorr Receives Funding for Career and Technical Education Professional Development Centers

W. Barnett Knorr, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education/PA Department of Education/Bureau of Career and Technical Education for his project, “Career & Technical Education Professional Development Centers.”

Posted on 6/30/2016 10:14:32 AM

Okey and McElroy Receive Funding from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Brian Okey, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, and Nathan McElroy, Department of Chemistry, received a funding award from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County  for their project, “Beaver Run Reservoir”

Posted on 6/28/2016 2:02:36 PM

Larkin Receives Funding from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology received a funding award from US Fish and Wildlife Service for his project, "Habitat Implementation and Avian Monitoring in Pennsylvania's Golden-winged Warbler Cooperative Management Area."

Posted on 6/21/2016 8:54:13 AM

Hatfield and LaPorte Receive Funding from Indiana County Children and Youth Services

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Derek Hatfield and David LaPorte, Department of Psychology, received a funding award from Indiana County Children and Youth Services for their project, “Consultations with Indiana County CYS."

Posted on 6/2/2016 1:42:28 PM

Pesci Receives Funding from Hancock Forest Management

Louis Pesci, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from Hancock Forest Management for his project, “Driver Proficiency Training.”

Posted on 5/31/2016 9:39:37 AM

2016 Undergraduate/Graduate Scholars Forums Award Winners

The full lists of award winners from the 2016 Undergraduate Scholars Forum and 2016 Graduate Scholars Forum are now available, plus videos of all the finalists, including a special video from President Driscoll.

Posted on 4/19/2016 4:08:26 PM

Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania

Four IUP students presented their award-winning projects from the 2015 IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum in Harrisburg April 5.

Posted on 4/7/2016 10:28:23 AM

Celebrate Research Appreciation Week at IUP: April 4–8

Help us celebrate this weeklong series of events, which highlights the spirit of innovation and collaboration shared by all disciplines, and recognizes the contributions that IUP original research and scholarship make to the region and world. The schedule of events is now available.

Posted on 3/16/2016 1:41:15 PM

Masilela and Staples Receive Continued Funding for Upward Bound Project

Calvin Masilela and Hillary Staples, Upward Bound Math and Science, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for their project, “Upward Bound Math and Science.”

Posted on 12/3/2015 8:26:08 AM

Masilela Receives Continued Funding for McNair Project

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Calvin Masilela, Geography and Regional Planning, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Ronald E. McNair.”

Posted on 12/3/2015 8:20:01 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from American Bird Conservancy

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Migratory Connectivity of Wintering Golden-Winged Warblers.”

Posted on 11/13/2015 3:35:45 PM

Cookus and Anderson Receive Funding from Casey Foundation

John Cookus and John Anderson received a funding award for their project, “A Juvenile Justice System Specialist to Interact with the Casey Staff.”

Posted on 11/13/2015 2:26:21 PM

2016 NSF to Hold Major Research Instrumentation Competition

The National Science Foundation is holding its Major Research Instrumentation program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development.

Posted on 10/26/2015 11:49:23 AM

Pesci and Grim Receive Funding for Highway Safety Project

Louis Pesci and Jeff Grim, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for their project, “IUP Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 10/15/2015 2:31:06 PM

Runge Receives Funding for Safe Schools/Healthy Students Project

Tim Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/PaTTAN for his project, “Safe Schools / Healthy Students.”

Posted on 10/14/2015 1:30:13 PM

Andrei Receives Funding Award from PACTEC

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference (PACTEC) Conference Committee for conference coordination.

Posted on 10/14/2015 1:19:44 PM

Anderson Receives Grant from PA Commission on Crime

John Anderson, director of the Administrative Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”

Posted on 10/14/2015 1:11:53 PM

Wilson Receives Funding for Mine Mapping Project

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for his project, “Scanning and Digitization of PA Mine Maps.”

Posted on 10/8/2015 11:34:55 AM

Luetkehans and Petrucci Receive Funding Award from the U.S. Department of State

Lara Luetkehans, dean of the College of Education and Educational Technology, and Michele Petrucci, director of the American Language Institute, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs/International Research and Exchange Board for their project, “International Leaders in Education Host University.”

Posted on 9/21/2015 1:49:43 PM

Pesci, Oblak and Grim Receive Funding Award from U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

Louis Pesci, Jill Oblak and Jeff Grim, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for their project, “Indiana County PA Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Program.”

Posted on 9/21/2015 9:02:39 AM

Kovaleski Receives Funding Award from Adelphoi Education

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Evaluation and Assessment.”

Posted on 9/15/2015 8:19:46 AM

Jones Receives Funding from United Way of Indiana County

Brian Jones, Department of Theater and Dance, received a funding award from United Way of Indiana County for his project, “Footlight Players' Registration Fees.”

Posted on 9/15/2015 8:13:53 AM

Garcia Receives Grant from NIH/Prevention Research Center

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the National Institutes of Health/Prevention Research Center for his project, “Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant.”

Posted on 9/15/2015 8:09:04 AM

Bonach Invited Speaker at International Summit and Training on Violence and Trauma Across the Lifespan

Kathryn Bonach presented her original research on August 23– 26, 2015, in SanDiego, California. The summit is an in-depth exchange of current information on allfacets of violence, abuse and trauma prevention, intervention, and research.

Posted on 9/2/2015 10:08:22 AM

Ford and Neusius Receive Funding from National Park Service

Ben Ford and Phlllip Neusius, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the National Park Service for their project, “Fort Necessity Archaeological Overview and Assessment.”

Posted on 9/2/2015 8:35:33 AM

Graduate Student Research Support and Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research encourages and supports student research. Learn more about the resources available to graduate students.

Posted on 9/1/2015 2:54:54 PM

McGinnis and Derry Receive Funding Award from Rivers of Steel

Chris McGinnis and Sean Derry, Department of Art, received a funding award for their project, “Rivers of Steel.”

Posted on 8/26/2015 8:48:06 AM

Wilson Receives Funding from U.S. Geological Survey

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a funding award from the U.S. Geological Survey for his project, “Improving Stream Network in PA.”

Posted on 8/25/2015 2:38:38 PM

Geoscience’s Lewis Awarded NSF Grant to Enhance STEM Diversity and Training

Jon Lewiswill serve as the principal investigator along with co-PI Sharon Cooper from Ocean Leadership in Washington, D.C. in a one-year proof-of-concept project called STEMSEAS (STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships).

Posted on 8/22/2015 9:49:12 AM

Black Receives Funding from Indiana Headstart

Lynann Black, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Indiana County Headstart for her project “Mental Health Evaluation.”

Posted on 8/20/2015 10:38:07 AM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Receive Funding Award

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Tim Runge and Mark Staskiewicz, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for their project, “Statewide Evaluation of PaTTAN FY1516.”

Posted on 8/11/2015 2:02:36 PM

Moreau Receives Funds for Government Contracting Assistance Program

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Ron Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received continued funding from the U.S. Department of Defense/Defense Logistics Agency for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program FY1516.”

Posted on 8/11/2015 1:55:01 PM

Migyanka Receives Funding for Autism Services

Joann Migyanka, of the Department of Communication Disorders, Special Education and Disability Services, received a $5,000 funding award  from Western Psychiatric Institute of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside for her project, "Autism Service, Education, Resources, Training (ASERT) Collaborative 2015-2016."

Posted on 8/5/2015 12:56:56 PM

Anderson and Zimmerman Receive PennDOT Funding

John Anderson and Sherri Zimmerman, Administrative Leadership Studies Training and Research Center, received a funding award from PennDOT for their project, “DBE Methodology and Goal.”

Posted on 6/26/2015 9:54:24 AM

Kenning Receives Funding Award from Department of Energy

Gregory Kenning, Department of Physics, received a funding award from the United States Department of Energy, in cooperation with University of Texas-Austin, for year one of his project, “Phase Transitions in Mesoscopic Systems.”

Posted on 6/26/2015 8:31:54 AM

Taylor Receives NSF Funding Award for Research on Alaskan Trilobite Faunas

John Taylor, Department of Geoscience, received a funding award from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Biostratigraphic and Paleogeographic Utility of Cambrian-Ordovician Triolobite Faunas in Alaska.”

Posted on 6/26/2015 8:25:34 AM

Anderson Receives Funding from Pa. Commission on Crime

John Anderson, director of the Administrative Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”

Posted on 6/17/2015 2:52:09 PM

Knorr Receives Funding for Career and Technical Education Center

Barney Knorr, director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a grant from the Carl Perkins Vocational Technology Education/PA Department of Education for his project “Career & Technical Education Professional Development Centers.”

Posted on 6/17/2015 9:09:11 AM

Neusius Receives Funding from PennDOT

Phillip Neusius, director of Archaeological Services, received a funding award from PennDOT for his project, “Task 8-Geomorphologist.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:46:00 PM

Okey and McElroy Receive Funding Award for Beaver Run Reservoir Project

Brian Okey, Department of Geography & Regional Planning, and Nathan McElroy, Department of Chemistry, received a funding award from the Municipal authority of Westmoreland County for their project, “Beaver Run Reservoir Project.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:37:51 PM

Tyree and Larkin Receive Flight 93 Reforestation Funding

Michael Tyree and Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation for their project, “Flight 93 Restoration Project.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:13:24 PM

Alarcon and Sharp Receive Funding from Indiana Area School District

Francisco Alarcon and Brian Sharp, Department of Mathematics, received a funding award from the Indiana Area School District for their project, “IUP HomePlate: Indiana Technology Innovators (ITI).”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:09:20 PM

Oblak and Pesci Receiving Emergency Response Training Funding

Louis Pesci and Jill Oblak, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from NRG Energy, Inc. for their project, “Emergency Response Training.”

Posted on 6/16/2015 3:06:43 PM

Thirteen Faculty Receive FPDC Grants—More Than $117,000 Awarded

IUP faculty achieved the highest award rate in this Pennsylvania State System-sponsored grant competition.

Posted on 6/11/2015 9:42:31 AM

Bonach and Hysock-Witham Present on Ways to Better Serve Child Sexual Assault Victims and Families

Kathryn Bonach andDana Hysock-Witham presented their original research, titled “ExploringCollaboration between Children’s Advocacy Centers and Rape Crisis Centers,” at the annual National Children’s Alliance Leadership Conference, May 31–June 3, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 6/5/2015 9:17:03 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, for his project “Assessing Wildlife Response to NRCS Conservation Programs Targeting Early Successional Habitats.”

Posted on 4/29/2015 10:13:54 AM

McGowan Receives Consultation Funding from Adelphoi Education

Mark McGowan, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Consultation for Adelphoi Education, Inc.”

Posted on 4/29/2015 10:08:24 AM

Bowers Receives Funding from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning for her project, “IUP Early Childhood Education Degree Coursework Alignment with the PA Core Knowledge Competencies for Early Childhood and School-age Professionals.”

Posted on 4/29/2015 9:56:55 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from the American Bird Conservancy

Jeffery Larkin received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Monitoring Golden Winged Warblers Response to Habitat Management.”

Posted on 4/16/2015 9:25:28 AM

Palamone Receives Funding Award from PA Small Business Development Center

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the PA Small Business Development Center for his project, “SW Prep 14-15.”

Posted on 4/16/2015 9:17:53 AM

Awards Presented During Research Appreciation Week 2015

Award winners chosen for Research Appreciation Week 2015.

Posted on 4/13/2015 9:21:10 AM

Important Export Control Information for Traveling and Teaching Abroad or Working with Controlled Technologies

The U.S. government regulates the international and domestic transfer of certain kinds of information, goods, and technology that it considers strategically important to national security. If you are traveling abroad, teaching abroad, or working with controlled technologies, make sure you understand the law and the steps you have to take as an employee.

Posted on 4/10/2015 1:50:00 PM

Student Research Showcased at Graduate Scholars Forum [Video]

The IUP Graduate Scholars Forum was held on April 8, 2015 at the Hadley Union Building. The poster session featured 50 stellar examples of student research. In this video, student correspondent Patrick asks students about their research, what they learned, and their favorite part of the process.

Posted on 4/8/2015 4:01:35 PM

Neusius Receives PennDOT Funding

Phillip Neusius, director of Archaeological Services, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “Task 9: PHAST.”

Posted on 3/19/2015 3:13:13 PM

Wasileski Receives Funding from Center for Rural PA

Gabriela Wasilkeski, Department of Criminology, received a funding award from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania for her project, “Domestic Violence Cases in Rural PA.”

Posted on 2/27/2015 8:52:57 AM

Janetski Receives Funding from Great Lakes Fishery Trust

David Janetski received a funding award in the amount of $10,754 from Great Lakes Fishery Trust/Grand Valley State University for his project.

Posted on 2/5/2015 3:42:31 PM

Ford and Neusius Receive Funding from the National Park Service

Ben Ford and Phil Neusius, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the National Park Service/Chesapeake Watershed Ecosystem Studies for their project, “Fort Necessity National Battlefield.”

Posted on 2/4/2015 10:35:49 AM

New Opportunity for Graduate Student Research Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research can help with graduate student publication costs.

Posted on 2/3/2015 1:14:17 PM

Undergraduate Student Research Funding Expanded

The School of Graduate Studies and Research now offers funding for undergraduate student professional development and publication costs.

Posted on 2/3/2015 1:09:21 PM

Giever and Marcantino Receive Funding for Constables Training

Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, and Michael Marcantino, Criminal Justice Training Center, received a funding award for their project, “Constables Training Project.”

Posted on 1/28/2015 11:33:39 AM

Oblak and Pesci Receive Funding from Rosebud Mining

Jill Oblak and Louis Pesci, Institute for Rural Health and Safety, received a funding award from Rosebud Mining for their project, “Emergency Services Training Rosebud Mining.”

Posted on 1/23/2015 9:28:44 AM

Anderson and Zimmerman Receive Funding from PA Turnpike Commission

John Anderson and Sherri Zimmerman, Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for their project, “Workplan for the PA Turnpike Commission.”

Posted on 1/23/2015 9:18:55 AM

Anderson Receives Funding from PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency

John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “General Research and Advisory Services.”

Posted on 1/23/2015 9:08:54 AM

Stocker Receives Funding from Western PA Conservancy

Russell Stocker, Department of Mathematics, received a funding award from the Western PA Conservancy for his project, “Consultant for Analysis of Avian Bird Count Data.”

Posted on 1/22/2015 10:31:41 AM

Campbell Receives Funding from AICDAC

Douglas Campbell, University Police, received a funding award from AICDAC (Armstrong-Indiana Country Drug and Alcohol Commission) for his project, “AICDAC STOP Act Grant 14-15.”

Posted on 1/22/2015 10:24:03 AM

Andrei Receives Funding for PACTEC Conference Coordination

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference (PACTEC) Committee for her project, “PACTEC Conference Coordination.”

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:19:33 AM

Neusius Receives Funding for PennDOT Project

Philip Neusius, Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Director of Archaeological Services, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “PennDOT Task 8.”

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:12:22 AM

Kopczyk Receives WednetPA Funding

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received a funding award from Penn College of Technology for her project, “WEDnetPA Job Training Program.”

Posted on 1/21/2015 9:02:39 AM

Wiki for Internship Agreements

A new Wiki is available to enable IUP faculty to discuss internship agreements.

Posted on 1/20/2015 2:53:38 PM

Knight Receives Funding from Local School District

Laura Knight, Department of Psychology, received a funding award from the Purchase Line School District for her project, “Counseling and Consultation Services to Purchase Line School District.”

Posted on 12/5/2014 11:27:10 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Delivery Farm Bill Programs Supporting Bog Turtle and Golden-Winged Warbler in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 12/3/2014 2:25:32 PM

Seybold Receives Funding from Produce for Better Health Foundation

Jodie Seybold, Department of Food and Nutrition, received a funding award from Produce for Better Health Foundation for her project, “Store Tour Training Grant.”

Posted on 12/3/2014 8:18:23 AM

Masilela Receives Additional Funding for UBMS

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received an additional funding award of from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS).”

Posted on 11/5/2014 3:29:04 PM

Jenkins Receives 2014-2015 Act 101 Funding

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received external funding from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency for two Act 101 projects administered on the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses.

Posted on 11/3/2014 1:55:08 PM

Pesci Receives Highway Safety Funding

Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 10/30/2014 11:15:33 AM

Wacker Receives Funding for IUP Community Music School

Jeff Wacker, coordinator of Arts-in-Education Services and director of the IUP Community Music School, recently received two funding awards.

Posted on 10/24/2014 10:33:01 AM

Masilela Receives Additional Funding for McNair Project

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received an additional funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Indiana University of Pennsylvania Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.”

Posted on 10/23/2014 3:28:45 PM

Migyanka Receives Funding for Training Series

Joann Migyanka, Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism, Western Region Autism Services, Resources, Education and Training Center, for her project, “ACT and ASPIRE Training Series 2014-2015.”

Posted on 10/21/2014 2:16:49 PM

Runge Receives Safe Schools-Healthy Students Grant

Timothy Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from PaTTAN (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network) for his project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 10/21/2014 2:11:59 PM

2015 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Competition

This National Science Foundation competition limits institutions to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one for instrument development. Because of this restriction, IUP is holding an internal competition for interested faculty and staff.

Posted on 10/21/2014 10:11:32 AM

Larkin Funded for Golden Winged Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Golden Winged Warbler Breeding Ground Coordinator.”

Posted on 10/20/2014 11:02:21 AM

Knerr Receives Funding for 2014-15 Lively Arts

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2014-2015.”

Posted on 10/20/2014 10:57:25 AM

Larkin Receives Funding from USDA NRCS

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service for his project, “Technical Assistance for Wildlife Including but Not Limited to Golden Wing Warbler and Bog Turtle.”

Posted on 10/8/2014 8:33:00 AM

Gualardo Secures 2014-15 PA-OSHA Consultation Funding

Samuel Gualardo, director of the Pennsylvania-OSHA Consultation Program, received a funding award for his project, “FY14-15 Consultation Program.”

Posted on 10/8/2014 8:19:21 AM

Anderson Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

John Anderson, Department of Sociology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for his project, “Maintenance Activity Training (MAT) for Asphalt Joint/Crack Sealing.”

Posted on 9/29/2014 8:49:26 AM

Undergraduate Student Research Activities and Support

IUP encourages and supports undergraduate students who are interested in presenting and publishing their research.

Posted on 9/26/2014 3:11:38 PM

Slagley, Hovan, Liu, Bradshaw, and Wilson Receive Funding for Shale Gas Studies

Jeremy Slagley, Steve Hovan, Zhongwei Liu, John Bradshaw, and Bob Wilson received a funding award from Dominion Foundation for their project, “An Integrative Research and Teaching Experience in Shale Gas Studies.”

Posted on 9/22/2014 11:00:58 AM

PI Academy Opportunity

The IUP Research Institute is pleased to announce a new research-related initiative at IUP: the PI Mentorship Academy.

Posted on 9/18/2014 2:11:58 PM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Awarded PaTTAN Funding

Timothy Runge and Mark Staskiewicz, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from PaTTAN for their project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 8/26/2014 4:21:22 PM

Hanauer Receives Funding Award From Howard Hughes Medical Institute

David Hanauer, Department of English, received a funding award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his project, “HHMI Program Evaluator and Assessment Coordinator.”

Posted on 8/22/2014 4:07:54 PM

Poole Funded for Work with Community-based Development Project

Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from East Tennessee State University for her project, “IUP Appalachian Teaching Project.”

Posted on 7/18/2014 11:39:32 AM

Ford Receives Grant from Regional Science Consortium

Benjamin Ford, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the Regional Science Consortium for his project, “Lake Erie Prehistory and Geology Project.”

Posted on 7/7/2014 8:40:34 AM

Okey Awarded Funding for Beaver Run Reservoir Study

Brian Okey, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received a funding award from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County for his project, “Beaver Run Reservoir.”

Posted on 7/7/2014 8:36:53 AM

Blood Receives Funding from Costume Society of America

Janet Blood, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding award from the Costume Society of America for her project, “College and University Collection Care Grant.·

Posted on 7/7/2014 8:32:00 AM

Larkin Receives Funding Award from Invest-Honduras

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from MCA-Honduras/Invest-Honduras for his project, “Bio-Diversity and Ecosystem Evaluation in the Agalta Valley for Protection of the Emerald Hummingbird.”

Posted on 7/3/2014 1:18:47 PM

Moreau Receives Funding for Government Contracting Assistance

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received a funding award from the Defense Logistics Agency for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) FY14-15.”

Posted on 7/3/2014 1:14:15 PM

Palamone Receives Funding Award from U.S. Small Business Administration

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the U.S. Small Business Administration for his project, “SBDC - Federal FY 2014.”

Posted on 7/3/2014 1:08:41 PM

McGinnis and Derry Receive Funding from Rivers of Steel

Christopher McGinnis and Sean Derry, Department of Art, received a funding award from Rivers of Steel for their project, “Best Practices in Art Programming and Development Plan.”

Posted on 6/26/2014 11:44:42 AM

Ford Receives Funding for Geophysical Survey

Benjamin Ford, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from the Toomey Foundation for Natural Sciences for his project, “Integration of Geophysical Survey and Archaeology at Carleton Island, NY.”

Posted on 6/25/2014 11:53:00 AM

Larkin Receives More Funding for Golden-Winged Warbler Research

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services for his project, “Expanding Golden-Winged Warbler Conservation in the El Jaguar-Volcan Yali Corridor and Beyond.”

Posted on 6/25/2014 11:24:54 AM

Jenkins and Johnson Receive Funding for Promise Plus

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, and Shirley Johnson, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received a funding award from Heinz Endowments for their project, “Promise Plus.”

Posted on 6/25/2014 9:59:33 AM

Larkin Receives Forest Management Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for his project, “CERW Forest Management and Fledgling Survival.”

Posted on 5/28/2014 9:03:48 AM

Student Research Forums Provide Learning-in-Action

IUP’s Research Appreciation Week was a great success. The Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums help students grow and develop in their majors by allowing them to do independent research and then present their works in a public venue.

Posted on 5/19/2014 11:48:18 AM

Anderson Receives Funding Award from Luzerne County

John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from Luzerne County for his project, “Luzerne County Juvenile Court System Strategic Planning Sessions.”

Posted on 4/29/2014 8:01:52 AM

2013–2014 Faculty Professional Development Council Awards Announced

The Faculty Professional Development Council committee announces the 2013–2014 Annual Grant and the 2013–2014 Innovation in Teaching and Improvement in Student Learning Outcomes funding awards from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

Posted on 4/22/2014 3:47:58 PM

Online Animal Care and Use Ethics Training Now Available

The IUP Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee announces that online Animal Care and Use training is now available to the IUP community, free of charge.

Posted on 4/17/2014 10:37:51 AM

Palamone Receives Funding for Small Business Development

Anthony Palamone, Director of the Small Business Development Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Posted on 4/16/2014 11:43:34 AM

Larkin Awarded Additional Funds for Golden-Wingled Warbler Research

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received additional funding from the Natural Resources Conservation Service for his project, “Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management.”

Posted on 4/15/2014 2:02:08 PM

Awards Presented at 2014 Research Awards Luncheon

IUP faculty, staff, and graduate students were recognized at the 2014 Research Awards Luncheon, held during Research Appreciation Week.

Posted on 4/14/2014 10:42:44 AM

Student Awardees from the 2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums

The student award winners from the 2014 Undergraduate Scholars Forum and Graduate Scholars Forum are announced.

Posted on 4/14/2014 10:35:06 AM

Hanauer Article is Editor’s Choice in “Science” Journal

David Hanauer, Department of English,  and co-author Erin Dolan (University of Georgia) recently published a journal article in CBE-Life Sciences Education, “The Project Ownership Survey: Measuring Differences in Scientific Inquiry Experiences.”

Posted on 4/1/2014 9:26:03 AM

Two IUP Students Present at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol

IUP students Franklinn Alexander and David Watkins presented their research posters at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol–Pennsylvania Conference on March 11, 2014.

Posted on 3/27/2014 9:28:29 AM

Zacur Receives Firearms Training Contract Award

David Zacur, Criminal Justice Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “Firearms Training Simulator System.”

Posted on 3/14/2014 8:42:39 AM

Anderson Awarded Grant from Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

John Anderson, director of the Administrative Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “IUP Research and Evaluation Project for PCCD.”

Posted on 3/13/2014 2:26:01 PM

Kim Receives Funding from Japan Foundation

Yongtaek Kim, Department of Foreign Languages, received two funding awards: (1) Institutional Project Support Small Grant Program from Japan Foundation, New York, and (2) Salary Assistant Grant for Japanese-Language Courses from Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.

Posted on 3/13/2014 2:16:42 PM

Anderson Awarded Funding for Police Training

John Anderson, director of the Administration Leadership Research and Training Center, received a funding award from the Susquehanna Police Department for his project, “Susquehanna Township Police Department.”

Posted on 2/28/2014 3:05:36 PM

McHugh Awarded Funding from American Psychological Association

Maureen McHugh, Department of Psychology, received a funding award from the American Psychological Association for her project, “Conference: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Schools.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 11:19:01 AM

Vick Receives Funding for Research on Rural Pennsylvania Health Workforce

Brandon Vick, Department of Economics, received a funding award from the Center for Rural PA for his project, “Assessing the Potential for Health Workforce Supply Shortages in Rural Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 11:12:38 AM

Knerr Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Professional Development and Consulting 2014.”

Posted on 2/25/2014 11:06:29 AM

Zhou Receives Funding for Electro-Optics Program

Andy Zhou, Department of Physics, received a funding award from the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education for his project, “Dedicated High School Recruiter for the Electro-Optics and Laser Engineering Technology Program at IUP.”

Posted on 2/11/2014 11:39:53 AM

Rieg Awarded Funding from National Educators Association

Sue Rieg, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received a grant from the National Educators Association for her project, “Building the BRIDGE: Building Relationships for Innovation, Development, and Growth in Education.”

Posted on 2/11/2014 11:35:52 AM

Runge Receives Funding for Training from PaTTAN

Timothy Runge, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from PaTTAN for his project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 1/23/2014 8:27:21 AM

Wick Receives Funding Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Harrison Wick, IUP Libraries, received a funding award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his project, “Preserving the Coffman Photograph Collection in Museum and Archival Collections at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 1/16/2014 4:20:02 PM

Knight Receives Funding to Provide Services to Purchase Line School District

Laura Knight, Department of Psychology, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for her project, “Counseling and Consultation Services to Purchase Lind School District.”

Posted on 1/16/2014 8:38:47 AM

Oblak Receives Funding Award from Rosebud Mining

Jill Oblak, Highway Safety Center, received an external funding award from Rosebud Mining for her project, “Emergency Services Training - Rosebud Mining.”

Posted on 1/15/2014 11:37:43 AM

Reminder: FPDC Innovation in Teaching and Student Learning Outcomes Grant Opportunity

Faculty may apply for grants up to $10,000 to support their innovations in teaching and improvement of student learning outcomes initiatives.

Posted on 1/13/2014 1:47:29 PM

Clutter Receives Funding from AICDAC

Samuel Clutter, director of Public Safety, received a funding award from AICDAC (Armstrong-Indiana County Drug and Alcohol Commission) for his project, “AICDAC STOP Act Grant 13-14.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 11:06:32 AM

Larkin Receives Additional Funding for Golden-Winged Warblers Project

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Implementing Conservation Practices to Create Young Forest Habitat for Golden-Winged Warblers on Private Lands in Maryland and Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 10:15:12 AM

Hood Receives Funding for University Museum

Michael Hood, College of Fine Arts, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance for his project, “University Museum Program Stream 2013–2014.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 9:21:19 AM

Bowers Receives Continued Funding for IUP CCAMPIS Project

Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a funding awardfrom the U.S. Department of Education for her project, “IUP CCAMPIS Project.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 9:15:10 AM

Kopczyk Secures Continued Funding for WEDnet Program

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received a funding award from the Penn College of Technology for her project, “WEDnet PA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 12/10/2013 9:03:03 AM

New Faculty Professional Development Council Annual Grants Competition #2

Faculty may apply for grants up to $10,000 to support their innovations in teaching and improvement of student learning outcomes.

Posted on 12/9/2013 9:30:06 AM

Kovaleski Receives Grant from Adelphoi Education

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a grant from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Adelphoi Education Assessment and Intervention 2013-2014.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 11:48:40 AM

Jenkins Receives ACT101 Funding for 2013–2014

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received two funding awards from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency for his projects, “ACT101 13-14-Indiana” and “ACT101 13-14-Punxy.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 9:37:57 AM

Andrei Receives Funding for PACTEC Conference

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a funding award from the PACTEC Conference Committee for her project, “PACTEC Conference Coordination.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 9:32:39 AM

Chiarulli Receives Continuing Funding from PennDOT

Beverly Chiarulli, Archaeological Services, received continued funding from PennDOT for her project, “PennDOT Task 7.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 8:35:31 AM

Anderson Receives Funding for Restaurant Evaluation Tool

John Anderson, Department of Sociology, received a grant from Utipp, LLC for his project, “Electronic Restaurant Experience Evaluation and Management Tool.”

Posted on 11/1/2013 8:29:05 AM

2013-2014 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant Opportunity

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2013–2014 Major Research Instrumentation program competition.

Posted on 10/31/2013 1:32:02 PM

PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Committee Annual Grants Competition

Faculty may apply for up to $10,000 to support their research, teaching, and professional development.

Posted on 10/30/2013 8:44:27 AM

Larkin Awarded Funding from National Resources Conservation Services

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from National Resources Conservation Services for his project, “NRCS Partnership for Working Lands for Wildlife.”

Posted on 10/29/2013 11:42:35 AM

Gualardo Awarded PA-OSHA Consultation Funding

Samuel Gualardo, director of the PA-OSHA Consultation Program, received a funding award in the amount of $599,066 from the U.S. Department of Labor for his project, "FY13-14 PA OSHA Consultation Program."

Posted on 10/22/2013 11:45:54 AM

Sesti Awarded Funding for Alcohol Abuse Project

Ann Sesti, Center for Health and Well-Being, received a funding award in the amount of $39,997.75 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for her project, "Under Age and Dangerous Drinking 2013-2015."

Posted on 10/22/2013 9:22:44 AM

Wilson Receives Continuing Funding for Mine Mapping

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for his project, “DEP Mine Map Grant 2013–2016.”

Posted on 10/11/2013 3:20:41 PM

Knerr and Wacker Receive Arts in Education Funding

Hank Knerr and Jeff Wacker, Lively Arts and ArtsPath, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for their project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2013–2014.”

Posted on 10/10/2013 10:46:07 AM

Wisnieski Receives PASSHE Grant for ExcEL Center

Joette Wisnieski, Department of Management and director, Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership Center, received a grant from PASSHE for her project, “PASSHE – Entrepreneurial Leadership Centers.”

Posted on 10/10/2013 10:20:43 AM

PI Handbook for External Grants and Contracts Now Available

A new PI Handbook for External Grants and Contracts is now available to assist faculty and staff engaged in externally-funded projects.

Posted on 10/9/2013 10:32:33 AM

Larkin and Duchamp Awarded Woodrat Monitoring Funds for Student Researcher

Jeff Larkin and Joseph Duchamp received a funding award of $3,000 from the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Posted on 10/8/2013 11:27:47 AM

Masilela Awarded Funding for McNair Scholars Program

Calvin Masilela, Geography and Regional Planning, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Indiana University of Pennsylvania Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.”

Posted on 10/8/2013 11:06:57 AM

Masilela’s Funding for Upward Bound Math and Science Continues

Calvin Masilela received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS).”

Posted on 10/7/2013 1:33:26 PM

Migyanka Awarded Funding for ACT and ASPIRE Training Series

Joann Migyanka, Special Education and Clinical Services, received a grant from the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC for her project, “ACT and ASPIRE Training Series (2013-2014).”

Posted on 9/30/2013 2:04:05 PM

Neusius Receives PennDOT Funding Award

Phillip Neusius, director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from PennDOT for his project, “Task 6: Conduct Cultural Resource Assessments Statewide.”

Posted on 9/30/2013 1:58:33 PM

How to Recruit Graduate Students Workshop: September 27

The fifth annual "How to Recruit Graduate Students" workshop will be held on Friday, September 27, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in G98 Wallwork Hall.

Posted on 9/23/2013 8:15:51 AM

Brochetti Awarded Continued Funding for New Choices

Lisa Brochetti, Director of New Choices Career Development Services, received a grant from PA Women Work for her project, “New Choices Career Development.”

Posted on 9/16/2013 2:54:45 PM

Poole Receives Appalachian Teaching Project Award

Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, received a funding award from East Tennessee University for her project, “IUP Appalachian Teaching Project.”

Posted on 9/12/2013 9:02:05 AM

Black Receives Funding from Indiana County Headstart

Lynanne Black, Educational and School Psychology, received a grant from the Indiana County Headstart for her project, “Mental Health Consultation Services.”

Posted on 9/6/2013 1:38:41 PM

Zhou Receives Continued Funding for Optics and Photonics Education Project

Andy Zhou, Department of Physics, received a funding award in the amount of $20,000 from the University of Central Florida for his project, “OP-TEC/NSF ATE Subgrant (Years 8, 9, 10).”

Posted on 9/6/2013 1:22:34 PM

Runge Receives Funding for Behavior Intervention in Schools Project

Timothy Runge, director of the Child Study Center, received a grant from PaTTAN for his project, “School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.”

Posted on 8/19/2013 2:19:39 PM

Anderson Project Receives PennDOT Funding

John Anderson, director of the Administrative and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a grant from PennDOT for his project, “Maintenance Training and Coordination Services.”

Posted on 8/19/2013 2:11:32 PM

Palamone Receives Small Business Developing Center Funding

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received funding for his project, “PA SBDC - Federal SBA.”

Posted on 8/19/2013 1:59:47 PM

President’s Advancing Grantsmanship Awards: Important Changes for 2013–2014

The President's Advancing Grantsmanship Award Program incentivizes and recognizes faculty who submit grant or contract proposals to external (non-IUP) entities by providing $2,500 awards to qualifying faculty.

Posted on 8/19/2013 11:15:27 AM

Moreau Receives 2013–2014 Funding for Government Contracting Assistance Program

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received continued funding for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP) FY-13.”

Posted on 8/13/2013 3:30:06 PM

Taylor Studying Utility of Cambrian-Ordovician Trilobite Faunas

John Taylor, Department of Geoscience, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Biostratigraphic and Paleogeographic Utility of Cambrian-Ordovician Trilobite Faunas in Alaska."

Posted on 7/22/2013 11:31:22 AM

Fiddner Receives Funding for Security Project

Dighton Fiddner, Political Science, received a grant from the IBM Center for the Business of Government for his project, "IBM Center for The Business of Government: Managing Risks and Responding to Threats in Today's Security Environment."

Posted on 7/18/2013 9:09:50 AM

Kuo and Adkins Receive Scholarship Funding Award from National Science Foundation

Yu-Ju Kuo and Rick Adkins, Department of Mathematics, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for their project, "Scholarships—Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM)."

Posted on 7/17/2013 3:27:44 PM

Black Receives Evergreen Boys and Girls Club Funding

Lynanne Black, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from the ARIN Intermediate Unit for her project, "Evergreen Boys & Girls Club Cohorts 5, 6, 6A."

Posted on 7/17/2013 11:21:51 AM

Wilson Receives IMAPS Funding

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety (IMAPS), received a grant from the Marcellus Shale Coalition.

Posted on 6/20/2013 10:33:53 AM

Knorr Secures Continued Funding for the Career and Technical Education

Barnett Knorr, director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the project, “Career and technical Education Professional Development Centers.”

Posted on 6/20/2013 10:20:09 AM

Palamone Receives Continued Funding for Small Business Development Center

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

Posted on 6/13/2013 9:13:19 AM

Townsend Receives Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Josiah Townsend, Department of Biology, in collaboration with PASO Pacifico, received a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the project “Amphibians in Decline.”

Posted on 6/12/2013 11:46:20 AM

Summer Workshops for Graduate Students

This summer, the School of Graduate Studies and Research will sponsor two workshops designed especially for graduate students: Thesis/Dissertation Format Workshop and Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students.

Posted on 6/10/2013 3:27:45 PM

Larkin Receives Additional Funding for Golden-Winged Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the American Bird Conservancy.

Posted on 5/14/2013 3:25:47 PM

Faculty and Staff Awards Presented at Annual Luncheon

IUP faculty and staff members received Dean’s Awards for Outstanding Research, and School of Graduate Studies and Research/Research Institute Awards for Outstanding Commitment to Sponsored Projects, on April 1, 2013.

Posted on 4/11/2013 1:59:37 PM

Student Awardees from Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums

The School of Graduate Studies and Research, and the faculty sponsors of the forums, announce the winners of the Undergraduate Scholars Award and the Graduate Scholars Forum Award for 2013.

Posted on 4/5/2013 11:14:01 AM

Students Represent IUP at 2013 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol

John Kamau (Biology) and Bridgett Ryan (Early Childhood/Special Education) represented IUP at the 2013 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol event on March 19, 2013.

Posted on 3/21/2013 1:57:20 PM

Important Notice Regarding School of Graduate Studies Implementation of iTHenticate

The School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR) will now utilize software to check for plagiarism in theses and dissertations submitted to the SGSR. Plagiarism is defined in the IUP Academic Integrity Policy in section II.A.3.

Posted on 3/14/2013 9:22:12 AM

Kopczyk Receives Additional Funds for WEDnet Program

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, has received additional funding from the Pennsylvania College of Technology for her project, “WEDnet PA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 3/12/2013 3:47:14 PM

New Institutional Review Board Forms and Educational Series for Students, Staff, and Faculty

The IUP Institutional Review Board provides oversight for research with human participants. The board is introducing new, simplified forms and instructions as well as an educational series this spring.

Posted on 2/26/2013 11:11:30 AM

Duchamp and Larkin Receive Grant for Woodrat Genetic Assessment

Joseph Duchamp and Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Game Commission for their project, ”Pennsylvania Woodrat Genetic Assessment.”

Posted on 2/20/2013 2:09:50 PM

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Graduate Student Research Awards

The School of Graduate Studies and Research recognizes up to five graduate students each year who have completed what their academic departments believe to be outstanding research projects.

Posted on 2/13/2013 9:22:43 AM

Third Annual Graduate Scholars Forum: Call for Proposals

The forum is a great opportunity for graduate students to present and discuss their academic work with a community of scholars. Abstracts due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013.

Posted on 2/6/2013 9:15:47 AM

PASSHE Technology Transfer Updates

The January 2013 PASSHE Technology Transfer Updates newsletter features profiles of PASSHE faculty researchers (including Greg Kenning of IUP), the Higher Education Modernization Act, Entrepreneurial Forums Q&A, and an outline of the new patent law.

Posted on 2/1/2013 8:49:56 AM

Anderson Receives Funding Award for Juvenile Probation Programs and Services

John Anderson, Department of Sociology and the Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received a grant from the County of Cumberland for his project, “Proposal for the Analysis of Cumberland County Juvenile Probation Programs and Services.”

Posted on 1/25/2013 11:06:20 AM

Chiarulli Awarded Continued PennDOT Funding

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology and director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task 5: Preparation of Artifact Collections for Curation at the Penn State Museum.”

Posted on 1/16/2013 2:05:54 PM

Giever Receives Constable Training Funds

Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency for his project, “Pennsylvania Constable Training - Central Region.”

Posted on 1/16/2013 11:24:17 AM

Sadler Receives Funding for Mining Emergency Training

James Sadler, Highway Safety Center, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Mine Safety, for his project, “Emergency Medical Technician - Mine Training Program.”

Posted on 1/14/2013 11:38:01 AM

Gualardo Awarded Continued Funding for PA-OSHA Program

Samuel Gualardo, director of the PA-OSHA Consultation Program, received a funding award from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration for his project, “FY12/13 PA OSHA Consultation Program.”

Posted on 1/9/2013 1:28:29 PM

Chiarulli Receives Additional Funding from PennDot

Beverly Chiarulli, director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task 4: PennDot 2013 PHAST (PennDot Highway Archaeological Survey Team) Program.”

Posted on 1/9/2013 10:44:44 AM

Kovaleski Receives Education and Assessment Funding

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received a funding award from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Adelphoi Education Assessment and Intervention.”

Posted on 1/9/2013 10:25:27 AM

New Time and Effort Certification Policy

The IUP Senate-approved Time and Effort Certification Policy describes the legal requirement that researchers who lead externally funded projects must certify that the time and effort spent on the project is accurate.

Posted on 1/4/2013 11:08:37 AM

Austin Awarded Funding from International Peace Research Association

Timothy Austin, Department of Criminology, received a grant from the International Peace Research Association for his project, “Peacekeeping Models in a Terror-Prone Land: The Case of Northwestern Mindanao in the Southern Phillipines.”

Posted on 12/19/2012 2:56:47 PM

Shumba Receives NSF Cyber Catch Grant

Rose Shumba (Department of Computer Science) received a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project, “The Cyber Catch Scholarship Program.” William Oblitey (Department of Computer Science) and Jennifer Gossett (Department of Criminology) will be co-PIs.

Posted on 12/12/2012 9:00:18 AM

Funding Available for Undergraduate Student Research

The Provost's Office and the School of Graduate Studies and Research announce the availability of funding to support undergraduate student research efforts. All students are invited to apply.

Posted on 12/6/2012 3:45:23 PM

Pesci Awarded Funding for Highway Safety Center

Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received a funding award of $115,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for his project, “IUP Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 11/28/2012 2:46:28 PM

Zhou Awarded Continued Funding for Optics and Photonics Education Project

Andy Zhou, Department of Physics, received a grant from the University of Central Florida for his project, “OP-TEC/NSF ATE Subgrant Year 7.”

Posted on 11/15/2012 10:51:04 AM

Wilson Awarded Funds to Continue Mine Mapping Project

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for his project, “DEP Amendment August 2012–March 2013.”

Posted on 11/6/2012 10:50:51 AM

Hood Receives Funds for University Museum

Michael Hood, dean of the College of Fine Arts, received a funding award for his project, “University Museum Program Stream 2012–2013.”

Posted on 11/6/2012 9:29:13 AM

Kopczyk Receives Funds to Continue WEDnetPA Program

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received a grant from the Pennsylvania College of Technology for her project, “WEDnetPA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 11/5/2012 12:02:51 PM

Masilela Receives Continued Funding for McNair Scholars Program

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his program, “Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.”

Posted on 10/26/2012 8:10:30 AM

Knerr Receives Continued Funding for Arts in Education Partnership

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts and Arts Path, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2012–2013.

Posted on 10/12/2012 11:11:53 AM

Jones Receives Funding Award for Footlight Players

Brian Jones, Department of Theater and Dance, received a funding award from the National Endowments for the Arts for his project, “Footlight Players—The Next Generation.”

Posted on 10/9/2012 2:46:40 PM

2012–2013 NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant Opportunity

The National Science Foundation is holding its 2012–2013 Major Research Instrumentation program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development.

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:49:24 AM

Brochetti Receives Funds for New Choices Program

Lisa Brochetti, director of New Choices Career Development, received a grant from Pennsylvania Women Work for her project, “New Choices Career Development.”

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:19:57 AM

Masilela Awarded Upward Bound Math and Science Funding

Congratulations to Calvin Masilela for receiving a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS).”

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:13:12 AM

Wilson Receives Funding for Institute for Mine Mapping

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety, recently received two external funding awards for his Mine Map Web Digitizing and GIS Services projects.

Posted on 10/5/2012 11:01:57 AM

Jenkins Receives Funds to Continue ACT 101 Programs

Melvin Jenkins, Department of Development Studies, has received funds to continue ACT 101 programs at the Indiana and Punxsutawney campuses.

Posted on 10/5/2012 10:51:10 AM

Runge and Staskiewicz Received Continued PATTAN Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Runge (photo) and Dr. Mark Staskiewicz, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received an award in the amount of $28,397.09 for their project, "Statewide Evaluation for PATTAN 2012-2013."

Posted on 8/31/2012 2:15:27 PM

Clutter Receives Funding Award to Continue Alcohol Education Programming

Samuel Clutter, director of Public Safety, University Police, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in the amount of $16,778.43.

Posted on 8/31/2012 2:05:44 PM

Moreau Receives Continued Funding for Government Contracting Assistance Program

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received continued funding from the Defense Logistics Agency for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program (GCAP).”

Posted on 8/30/2012 1:10:07 PM

Chiarulli Receives Funding for 3D Digital Mapping Equipment

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for her project, “MRI: 3D Digital Mapping of Historic Structures and Archaeological Sites with the Leica ScanStation C10 and the IDS Stream X Multiple Array Ground Penetrating Radar.”

Posted on 8/17/2012 10:26:42 AM

Bruno's Empowerment Program for Girls Receives Funding Award

Michelle Bruno, Department of Counseling, received a grant from the FISA Foundation for her project, “Ruling Our Experiences—ROX! An Empowerment Program for Adolescent Girls.”

Posted on 7/27/2012 1:39:39 PM

Knoch Awarded Funds for Digital Microscope

Megan Knoch, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the National Science Foundation for her project, “MRI: Acquisition of an iMIC Digital Microscope.”

Posted on 7/26/2012 8:07:10 AM

Watson Awarded Funds for Frederick Douglass Institute Project

Veronica Watson, director of the Frederick Douglass Institute, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for her project, “FDI Collaborative Convener AY12-13.”

Posted on 7/23/2012 9:18:25 AM

Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation Receives Continued Funding

The Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation received a $1.2-million award from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for its project, “Career and Technical Education Professional Development Center.” W. Barnett Knorr is center director.

Posted on 7/9/2012 8:25:01 AM

Jenkins Awarded Funding from Heinz Endowments for Promise Plus Project

Professor Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received a funding award in the amount of $150,000 for his project, "Promise Plus Year 4."

Posted on 6/12/2012 8:15:28 AM

Wacker Receives Continued ArtsPath Funding

Jeff Wacker, ArtsPath, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, "ArtsPath Long Term Residency 2011-12."

Posted on 6/11/2012 3:01:33 PM

Migyanka Receives Funding from Pittsburgh Hospitals for Training Project

Professor Joann Migyanka, Department of Special Education and Clinical Services, received a funding award from Western Psychiatric Institute and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in the amount of $40,000 for her project, "ACT and ASPIRE Training Series."

Posted on 6/11/2012 1:18:59 PM

Kemp Receives Collaborative Academic Grant from PASSHE

Professor Richard Kemp, Department of Theater and Dance, has received a funding award in the amount of $10,110 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for his project, "Feasibility Study for the Incorporation of Video Technology in Content and Delivery of Theater and Arts Administration Courses at IUP and SRU."

Posted on 6/11/2012 8:07:24 AM

Robertson Awarded Purchase Line School District Funding

Donald Robertson, Department of Psychology, received a grant from the Purchase Line School District for his project, “Counseling and Consultation Services to Purchase Line School District.”

Posted on 6/6/2012 11:18:38 AM

Larkin Receives Funds to Continue Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania Game Commission for his project, “Monitoring and Evaluating Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management Created by National Conservation Fund.”

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:58:10 PM

Wilson Receives Marcellus Shale Coalition Funding

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety, received a grant from the Marcellus Shale Coalition for his project, “Task 4-MSC Product Suite Support: Help Desk.”

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:45:25 PM

Palamone Receives Continued Funding for Small Business Development

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received funding for his project, “SBDC-Federal.”

Posted on 6/5/2012 3:38:21 PM

Farag Awarded Funding for Computer Programming Modules Project

Professor Waleed Farag, Department of Computer Science, has received funding from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for his project, "Designing and Deploying Novel Online Shared Computer Programming Modules."

Posted on 5/16/2012 1:30:39 PM

Sadler Awarded Emergency Response Training Funds

James Sadler, Highway Safety Center, received $150,000 from the EME Homer City Gen. LP for his project, "Presentation of Emergency Response Training."

Posted on 5/14/2012 11:27:55 AM

Duchamp Awarded Additional Funds for Allegheny Woodrat Study

Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for his project, “Monitoring the Response of Allegheny Woodrat Populations to Habitat Management Strategies in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 5/3/2012 8:46:07 AM

Chiarulli Continues Partnership with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Beverly Chiarulli, director of Archaeological Services, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “PennDOT Task 23: PennDot Highway Archaeological Survey Team Project, Spring 2012.”

Posted on 4/26/2012 10:31:32 AM

Sadler Receives Additional Funds for Emergency Training

James Sadler, Highway Safety Center, received an additional grant from GenOn Energy, Inc., for his project, “Emergency Training Services.”

Posted on 4/16/2012 1:43:18 PM

Larkin to Implement Guidelines for Creation of Young Forest Habitat

Jeff Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the American Bird Conservancy/National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for his project, “Developing Quality Early Successional Habitat for Golden-winged Warbler and American Woodcock.”

Posted on 4/12/2012 5:02:35 PM

Larkin and Bakermans to Evaluate Golden-Winged Warbler Response to Breeding Habitat Management

Larkin and Bakermans, Department of Biology, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service for their project.

Posted on 4/12/2012 5:01:59 PM

Larkin to Discuss Reclamation of Marcellus Shale Pads

Congratulations to Jeffery Larkin who was invited to be a speaker at Pennsylvania State University’s Goddard Forum!

Posted on 4/12/2012 2:01:55 PM

2012 Student and Faculty Research Awards Announced

Thirteen faculty and three student researchers were recognized at the 18th annual awards luncheon on April 2, 2012.

Posted on 4/11/2012 10:07:14 AM

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forum Award Winners Announced

The School of Graduate Studies and Research announces the student award winners from the Undergraduate Scholars Forum and Graduate Scholars Forum, held during Research Appreciation Week, April 2–6.

Posted on 4/6/2012 1:30:27 PM

Geoscience Department Receives Geophysical Software Grant

The Geoscience Department has received three licenses for the KINGDOM geophysical software suite through the IHG Educational Grant Program.

Posted on 3/30/2012 8:54:00 AM

Research Appreciation Week is Here!

Research Appreciation Week, April 2–6, 2012, features undergraduate and graduate scholars forums, information sessions for researchers, a faculty poster presentation, recognition of outstanding achievements in student and faculty research, and more.

Posted on 3/30/2012 8:28:02 AM

Kovaleski Receives Student Assessment Funding

Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received support from Adelphoi Education for his project, “Adelphoi Education Student Assessment.”

Posted on 3/28/2012 3:00:53 PM

Nuttle Awarded National Science Foundation Funding for Research Experience for Undergraduates

Nuttle’s project is “RIG: Investigating Mechanisms of Tropic Ricochet in Canopy Chains Resulting from Long-Term Legacies of Historic Deer Browsing.”

Posted on 3/19/2012 8:46:06 AM

Pesci Receives Advanced Driver Training Funds

Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received an external funding award in the amount of $50,000 from PPL Services Corp. for his project, “2012 Advanced Driver Training at Harwood Driving School.”

Posted on 3/15/2012 10:55:04 AM

Research Appreciation Week 2012 Events

As you can see from the calendar of events, this year’s festivities (April 2–6) include several new workshops and multiple events to highlight undergraduate, graduate, and faculty research and scholarship.

Posted on 3/6/2012 3:03:49 PM

Gamble Moves Forward with Career and Technical Education Center

Donald Gamble, director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for his project, “Career and Technical Education Professional Development Center.”

Posted on 2/1/2012 8:36:59 AM

Wilson Receives Funding for Marcellus Shale Coalition Training Project

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures, and Safety, received funding from the Marcellus Shale Coalition for his project, “Marcellus Shale Coalition Training.”

Posted on 1/23/2012 1:44:15 PM

Brochetti Receives Funding for New Choices Career Development Project

The award was provided by PA Women Work.

Posted on 1/13/2012 3:16:08 PM

Jenkins Receives Act 101 Funding

Professor Melvin Jenkins, Department of Developmental Studies, received external funding totaling over $160,000 from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency for two research projects he is conducting as part of the Act 101 Program.

Posted on 1/9/2012 1:54:17 PM

Kopczyk Receives WeDnetPA Skills and Information Funding

Wendy Kopczyk, Management Services Group, received support from Penn College of Technology for her project, “WeDnetPA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 11/28/2011 8:49:03 AM

Almeida Receives Software Award from Simio, LLC

Luis Almeida, Department of Communications Media, received an award of software from Simio, LLC for his project, “Simio LLC Software.”

Posted on 11/4/2011 1:49:54 PM

Undergraduate Research at the State Capitol

IUP was represented by three student/faculty teams at the ninth annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol event, which was held at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg on October 18, 2011.

Posted on 11/3/2011 8:45:02 AM

Knerr Awarded Arts in Education Partnership Funding

Hank Knerr, Lively Arts and ArtsPath, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership 2011–2012.”

Posted on 10/31/2011 1:26:49 PM

Masilela Receives Additional Funding for McNair Scholars Program

Calvin Masilela, director of the McNair Scholars Program, received additional funds from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair).”

Posted on 10/26/2011 11:53:55 AM

Masilela Receives Additional Funding for Upward Bound

Calvin Masilela has received additional funds from the U.S. Department of Education for the Upward Bound Math and Science Program.

Posted on 10/14/2011 10:11:43 AM

Gualardo Receives 2011–2012 Funding for PA-OSHA Program

Samuel Gualardo, director of the Pennsylvania-OSHA Consultation Program, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for his project, “FY 2011–12 PA OSHA Consultation Program.”

Posted on 10/7/2011 12:49:32 PM

Andrei Receives PA-CTEC Conference Funding

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received a grant from the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference for her project, “PA*CTEC Conference Coordination.”

Posted on 10/6/2011 3:27:44 PM

Wilson Secures Additional Funding for IMAPS

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received an award from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining, for his project, “Building a Comprehensive Collection of Mine Maps from Private Collections.”

Posted on 10/6/2011 3:20:57 PM

NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant

The National Science Foundation is holding its annual Major Research Instrumentation program competition. Institutions are limited to two proposals for instrument acquisition and one proposal for instrument development.

Posted on 10/6/2011 10:19:52 AM

President's Advancing Grantsmanship Fund Continued for Another Year

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that President Werner has decided to continue the President’s Advancing Grantsmanship Fund to encourage and support faculty grantsmanship.

Posted on 9/26/2011 1:34:10 PM

University Expertise Network Goes Live

The University Expertise Network is live and featured on the IUP Research homepage. This resource will help IUP build opportunities for collaboration within the university and beyond.

Posted on 9/16/2011 1:22:58 PM

Wilson to Continue Digital Mine Mapping Projects

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received funding for two of his projects related to undergraound mine maps and the R&P Collection.

Posted on 9/9/2011 9:56:20 AM

Call for Applications: Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill

The Council on Undergraduate Research is accepting abstracts for its sixteenth annual Posters on the Hill event.

Posted on 9/8/2011 2:56:32 PM

Nuttle Receives Funding from National Science Foundation to Study Impacts of Deer on Forests

Tim Nuttle, Department of Biology, received a grant from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Investigating Mechanisms of Trophic Ricochet in Canopy Food Chains Resulting from Long-Term Legacies of Historic Deer Browsing.”

Posted on 9/8/2011 2:22:50 PM

Chunta Examines Nursing Traineeship

Kristy Chunta, Department of Nursing and Allied Health, received a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for her project, “Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship.”

Posted on 9/8/2011 2:17:56 PM

McDevitt to Digitize Civil War Documents

Theresa McDevitt, University Libraries, received funding from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries for her project, “Indiana County in the Civil War Era, Digital Library Project.”

Posted on 9/8/2011 9:08:36 AM

Creany Continues Project with Jeanette School District

Anne Creany, Department of Professional Studies in Education, will continue her project, “2011–2012 Agreement with Jeanette City School District for Assistance with their ESEA Title I Program.”

Posted on 9/8/2011 9:05:35 AM

Resources for Scientific Research Writing

The Grants Resource Center provides customized funding opportunity search capabilities to all faculty, staff, and students.

Posted on 9/7/2011 1:56:02 PM

Watson Receives Additional Funds for FDI Partnership

Veronica Watson, director of the Frederick Douglass Institute, received funding from PASSHE for her project, “FDA Collaborative Convener AY 11/12.”

Posted on 8/29/2011 10:19:23 AM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Continue Statewide Evaluation for PaTTAN

Timothy Runge and Mark Staszkiewicz received support from the Pennsylvania Training and Technology Assistance Network for their project, “Statewide Evaluation for PaTTAN 2011–2012.”

Posted on 8/26/2011 11:44:53 AM

National Science Foundation Day: September 21

The National Science Foundation and Indiana University of Pennsylvania will hold a one-day workshop on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Kovalchick Center.

Posted on 8/12/2011 2:54:45 PM

Palamone Receives Small Business Development Grant

Anthony Palamone, Small Business Development Center, received funding for his project, “SBDC-Federal.”

Posted on 8/11/2011 2:48:24 PM

Clutter’s Homeland Security Program Continues

Sam Clutter, Campus Police, received support from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for his project, “State Homeland Security Grant Program.”

Posted on 8/11/2011 1:01:38 PM

Hanauer Examines Scientific Training Workshops

David Hanauer, Department of English, received a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his project, “Scientific Training Workshops.”

Posted on 8/9/2011 9:01:23 AM

Larkin to Continue Golden-Winged Warbler Project

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, will continue his project, “Implementing NRCS Conservation Practices to Create Early Successional Habitat for Golden-Winged Warbler on Private Lands in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 7/27/2011 2:39:47 PM

Cowles Explores Safe Zone Training

Malinda Cowles, Center for Health and Well Being, received a grant from the Three Rivers Community Foundation for her Safe Zone training project.

Posted on 7/26/2011 8:44:07 AM

Bowers Continues Child and Family Studies Program at Monroeville

Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received a grant from the Berks County Intermediate Unit for her project “The CFS Monroeville Program.”

Posted on 7/26/2011 8:38:17 AM

Dils Continues Promise Plus Project

Keith Dils, College of Education and Educational Technology, received a grant from the Heinz Endowment for his project, “Promise Plus Year 3.”

Posted on 7/6/2011 1:43:06 PM

Palamone Awarded Small Business Development Center Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received an external funding award in the amount of $84,609 from the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center for his project, “SBDC-State.”

Posted on 6/22/2011 9:50:26 AM

Okey’s Project to Test Water near Marcellus Drilling Site

Brian Okey, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, received a grant from the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County for his project to conduct water sampling around the 1,300-acre Beaver Run Reservoir.

Posted on 6/20/2011 8:46:17 AM

Larkin Awarded Funds for Reclaiming Marcellus Shale Pads

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received a grant from the Colcom Foundation for his project, “Reclaiming Marcellus Shale Pads as Early-Successional Habitats.”

Posted on 6/14/2011 11:02:10 AM

Announcing the University Expertise Network

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce the construction of the University Expertise Network, which will serve as a resource to build opportunities for collaboration within the university and beyond.

Posted on 5/31/2011 10:08:42 AM

Dils Receives PASSHE Literacy Grant

Dr. Keith Dils, College of Education and Educational Technology, received a PASSHE grant for his project, “Gates Literacy Grant: Introducing Common Core Standards through Formative Assessment.”

Posted on 5/19/2011 1:29:10 PM

Almeida Awarded Funds for simSchool

Dr. Luis Almeida, Department of Communications Media, received a grant from CurveShift for his project, “simSchool: OER Modules for Learning to Teach.”

Posted on 5/19/2011 10:53:56 AM

Kyler Receives Funding for New Degree Program in Professional Science

Dr. Keith Kyler, Department of Chemistry, received an external funding award of $3,000 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for his project, “Professional Science Master's Degree (PSM).”

Posted on 5/19/2011 8:44:37 AM

Faculty Professional Development Grant Opportunity

A new grants competition is being sponsored through the PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council in the area of Collaborative Academic Grants.

Posted on 5/6/2011 2:14:07 PM

Chiarulli’s Artifact Preservation Funding Continues

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received continued funding from PennDOT for her project to preserve artuifacts threatened by highway construction and improvement.

Posted on 5/6/2011 10:18:13 AM

Larkin Receives Funds Supplement for Golden-Winged Warbler Research

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, recently received additional funds from the American Bird Conservancy for his project, “Forestland BMPs for Golden-Winged Warblers (GSSA) in PA and MD.”

Posted on 5/5/2011 1:56:48 PM

Eddy Awarded Additional WMD REALITI Funds

Roberta Eddy, Department of Chemistry, received a grant from Batelle Memorial Institute for her project, “FY10-FY13 WMD-REALITI - NGB AHRFC Course Rough Order Magnitude Cost Estimates.”

Posted on 5/5/2011 1:53:11 PM

Duchamp Receives Additional Funds for Hardwood Ecosystem Research

Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, received additional funds from Purdue University for his project, “Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment.”

Posted on 5/5/2011 1:47:37 PM

Giever Awarded Funds for FBI Cohort

Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received a grant from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for his project, “FBI Cohort 3 Master's Completion.”

Posted on 5/5/2011 1:43:56 PM

Ko to Study Structures and Kinetics of Biomass Degrading Enzymes

Jaeju Ko, Department of Chemistry, received a PASSHE grant for her project, “Investigation into the Relationship between the Structures and Kinetics of Biomass Degrading Enzymes.”

Posted on 5/2/2011 8:45:24 AM

Villemain to Measure Energy Transfer Between Flourescent Protein Residues

Jana Villemain, Department of Chemistry, received a PASSHE grant for her project, “Probing for Structure in an Intrinsically Unstructured Region of the Srs2 Helicase Protein from Saccharomyces Cerevisiae by Measuring Energy Transfer between Two Flourescent Protein Residues.”

Posted on 4/29/2011 11:26:03 AM

Meil Receives Tobacco Dependence Research Funding

William Meil, Department of Psychology, received funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Health for his project, “Executive Function as a Predictor of Tobacco Dependence and Response to Treatment.”

Posted on 4/12/2011 3:03:55 PM

Outstanding Faculty and Graduate Student Researchers Receive Awards

As part of Research Appreciation Week, eleven faculty members and five graduate students were recently honored at the seventeenth annual Awards Luncheon.

Posted on 4/12/2011 9:43:22 AM

Graduate Scholars Forum Award Winners

The inaugural Graduate Scholars Forum, on April 6, 2011, provided graduate students with an opportunity to showcase their original scholarship.

Posted on 4/8/2011 10:36:06 AM

Larkin Receives Grant for Golden-Winged Warbler Research

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received funding for his project, “Implementing a Forestland BMP for Golden-Winged Warbler Breeding Habitat on Public Lands in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 4/1/2011 3:14:26 PM

PASSHE Graduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium

The Graduate Research and Creative Projects Symposium will be held April 28, 2011, in Harrisburg, Pa. The deadline for submissions is March 18.

Posted on 3/16/2011 8:18:26 AM

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee FAQ List Available

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee has just developed a list of frequently asked questions for IUP investigators.

Posted on 3/15/2011 2:30:14 PM

Kuo and Adkins Receive Funding for S-COAM

Dr. Yu-Ju Kuo and Dr. Frederick Adkins, Department of Mathematics, received an external funding award from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Scholarships-Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM).”

Posted on 3/8/2011 11:58:03 AM

Research Appreciation Week Schedule of Events

Research Appreciation Week, April 4-8, 2011, features undergraduate and graduate scholars forums, informational sessions for researchers, a faculty poster presentation, and recognition of outstanding achievements in student and faculty research.

Posted on 3/1/2011 8:59:18 AM

IUP Launches Graduate Scholars Forum

The first Graduate Scholars Forum will be held on April 6, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Sutton Hall Blue Room.

Posted on 2/21/2011 11:37:31 AM

PASSHE Innovation Grants Call for Proposals

The Office of the Chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education is seeking System faculty members interested in commercializing their existing intellectual property, specifically demonstrated technology, inventions, and creations.

Posted on 2/18/2011 11:17:39 AM

Chiarulli Receives Continued Funding from PennDOT

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received an external funding award in the amount of $30,590 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task 22: Curation Supplement.”

Posted on 2/17/2011 11:10:19 AM

Masilela Receives Additional Funds for “Upward Bound” Project

Calvin Masilela, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, has received additional funding in the amount of $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for his project, “Upward Bound Math and Science.”

Posted on 2/15/2011 8:11:28 AM

Nuttle Receives Ecosystem Function Funding

Tim Nuttle, Department of Biology, received an external funding award from Eisler Landscapes in the amount of $10,000 for his project, “Long-Term Ecosystem Function and Invasibility of Green Roofs under Different Establishment Scenarios.”

Posted on 2/7/2011 4:32:14 PM

Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education Call for Proposals

IUP will host the Consortium for Computing in Undergraduate Education (C-CUE) on Friday, March 18, 2011. Undergraduate students are invited to submit proposals for a presentation on a topic related to technology.

Posted on 2/1/2011 8:22:52 AM

Dougherty Receives Civil War Project Funding

Dr. James Dougherty, Department of Sociology, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development in the amount of $10,000 for his project, “Civil War Project.”

Posted on 1/26/2011 1:12:36 PM

Chiarulli Awarded PennDot Task 18 Contract

Professor Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received an external funding award in the amount of $32,289 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task Assigment 18.”

Posted on 1/24/2011 9:06:39 AM

IUP Accepted as Partner in Chesapeake Cooperative Ecosystem Study Unit

Faculty members from the Anthropology, Biology, Geography and Regional Planning, and Geoscience departments were notified in November 2010 that IUP has been accepted as a partner institution in the Chesapeake Watershed Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit.

Posted on 1/24/2011 8:57:17 AM

PA-OSHA Consultation Program Featured in “Quick Takes”

The PA-OSHA Consultation Program was recently featured by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Quick Takes publication for its work with Keystone Wood Specialties, Inc.

Posted on 1/20/2011 8:16:40 AM

Wick Receives Funds for Preservation of Museum and Archives

Harrison Wick, IUP Libraries, received an external funding award in the amount of $5,894 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for his project, “Preservation of IUP Museum and Archives Humanities Collections.”

Posted on 1/19/2011 3:35:26 PM

Runge and Kovaleski Receive School Consultation Award

Dr. Timothy Runge and Dr. Joseph Kovaleski, Department of Educational and School Psychology, received an external funding award in the amount of $5,335 from the Derry Area School District for their project, “On-Site Consultation and Technical Assistance.”

Posted on 1/12/2011 1:18:31 PM

Wachter Receives Alcoa Foundation Funds

Jan Wachter, Department of Safety Sciences, received an external funding award in the amount of $99,000 from the Alcoa Foundation for his project, “Worker Engagement Tools and Models for improving Human Performance in the Workplace.”

Posted on 1/4/2011 1:51:24 PM

Watson Awarded Funding for Frederick Douglass Institute Partnership

Veronica Watson, director of the Frederick Douglass Institute, received an external funding award in the amount of $44,400 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, for her project, “FDI Collaborative Convener.”

Posted on 1/4/2011 9:12:20 AM

Brochetti Awarded New Choices-New Options Funding

Lisa Brochetti, director of New Choices/New Options, received an external funding award in the amount of $58,500 from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry for her project, “New Choices Career Development.”

Posted on 1/4/2011 8:57:43 AM

Faculty Professional Development Council Grant Submission Deadlines Approaching

Deadlines are approaching for two funding opportunities through the PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Council.

Posted on 12/10/2010 3:40:54 PM

Anderson Receives Information Management Evaluation Funding

Dr. John Anderson, Department of Sociology and director of the Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received an external funding award in the amount of $90,000 for his project, “Civil Support Information Management System Evaluation.”

Posted on 12/10/2010 9:24:25 AM

Sociology Class Presents Research at Appalachian Teaching Project Conference

Students from Jim Dougherty's Sociology of Social and Cultural Change class presented their research on Marcellus Shale at the Appalachian Teaching Project Conference, December 4-5, 2010, in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 12/7/2010 3:40:22 PM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Awarded Pennsylvania Training and Technology Assistance Network Funding

Dr. Timothy Runge, director of the Center for Gifted Education, and Dr. Mark Staszkiewicz received an external funding award in the amount of $28,397 from the Pennsylvania Training and Technology Assistance Network for their project, “Statewide Evaluation for PaTTAN 2010-2011.”

Posted on 12/6/2010 8:40:39 AM

Dougherty Receives Continued Funding for Appalachian Studies

James Dougherty, Department of Sociology, and director of the Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, received an external funding award in the amount of $4,000 from East Tennessee State University for his project, “10-11 Appalachian Teaching Project.”

Posted on 12/6/2010 8:29:05 AM

New Source for Regional and Statewide Funding

The School of Graduate Studies and Research announces access for IUP faculty and staff to Pennsylvania Foundations Online, an online database of statewide and regional funding opportunities that you may not find in SPINPlus or the Grants Resource Center.

Posted on 11/30/2010 9:50:58 AM

Shellenbarger Awarded Funds for Nursing Ph.D. Program

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, received an external funding award in the amount of $13,853 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for her project, “Ph.D. Pathway in Nursing.”

Posted on 11/22/2010 3:19:19 PM

2010–2011 FPDC Grant Submission Information Available

Guidelines and submission instructions for the 2010–2011 Faculty Professional Development Council (FPDC) grants are now available. The deadline to submit proposals is December 17, 2010.

Posted on 11/22/2010 9:47:30 AM

Zhou Receives Funds for Optics Education

The School of Graduate Studies and Research has announced that Dr. Andrew Feng Zhou, Department of Physics, received an external funding award in the amount of $15,000 from the Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc. for his project "OP-TEC: The National Center for Optics and Photonics Education."

Posted on 11/15/2010 1:18:49 PM

NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant Opportunity

The National Science Foundation is holding its annual Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program competition. Due to limits on the number of proposals allowed, IUP is holding an internal competition for interested faculty and staff members.

Posted on 11/12/2010 11:41:11 AM

Wilson Awarded Funds for Mine Mapping

Robert Wilson, director of the Institute for Mine Mapping, Archival Procedures and Safety, received an external funding award in the amount of $62,992 from the Office of Surface Mining for his project, “Mine Map Web Digitizing.”

Posted on 11/10/2010 11:27:33 AM

Knerr Awarded Arts in Education Grant

Hank Knerr, director of ArtsPath, received an external funding award in the amount of $55,000 from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership.”

Posted on 11/2/2010 11:24:43 AM

Pa. Dept. of Health Funds Available

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has announced that IUP is potentially eligible to receive $9,268 in health research funding as a result of the Tobacco Settlement Act. However, IUP is limited to submitting only one application.

Posted on 11/1/2010 2:17:52 PM

Toy Receives Highway Safety Project Grant

Sandra Toy, Highway Safety Center, received an external funding award in the amount of $121,507 for her project "Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project."

Posted on 10/26/2010 8:53:24 AM

Zimmerman Receives Highway Safety Training Grant

Sherri Zimmerman, Administration and Leadership Studies Research and Training Center, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the amount of $532,606 for her project "Highway Safety Program Support and Training."

Posted on 10/26/2010 8:38:22 AM

Marcantino and Giever Secure Funds for Constable Training in Western Pennsylvania

Michael Marcantino, Criminal Justice Training Center, and Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received external funding awards from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Commission on Crime and Delinquency for two projects: "Pennsylvania Constable Training—Southwest Region" and "Pennsylvania Constable Training—Northwest Region."

Posted on 10/26/2010 8:28:13 AM

Andrei Awarded PACTEC Conference Coordination Funds

Paula Andrei, Center for Career and Technical Personnal Preparation, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Career and Technical Education Conference Policy Committee at Temple University for her project, “PACTEC Conference Coordination.”

Posted on 10/25/2010 2:37:43 PM

Pesci Receives Driver Training Grant

Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received an external funding award from PPL Services Corporation in the amount of $50,000 for his project, “2011 Advanced Driver Training at Harwood Driving School.”

Posted on 10/25/2010 2:34:16 PM

Clutter Awarded Homeland Security Grant

Samuel Clutter, interim director of Public Safety, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $14,572 for his project, “FEMA 2009 DHS: State Homeland Security Grant.”

Posted on 10/18/2010 1:59:17 PM

Sesti Receives Funding to Reduce Underage or Dangerous Drinking

Ann Sesti, Center for Student Life, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in the amount of $15,000 for her project, “PLCB Program to Reduce Underage or Dangerous Drinking.”

Posted on 10/18/2010 8:46:02 AM

Gardner Secures WeDnetPA Grant

Jane Gardner, Management Services Group, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania College of Technology in the amount of $404,542 for her project, “WeDnetPA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 10/18/2010 8:42:44 AM

Twiest Receives Grant for Science Education at Indiana Area School District

Meghan Twiest, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received an external funding award from the Indiana Area School District in the amount of $23,867 for her project, “Science Education Instruction to IASD.”

Posted on 10/15/2010 8:30:18 AM

Bieger Awarded EU-US Atlantis Excellence in Mobility Program Grant

George Bieger, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received an external funding award from the Georgia State University in the amount of $20,386 for his project, “EU-US Atlantis Excellence in Mobility Program.”

Posted on 10/8/2010 10:26:00 AM

Chiarulli Receives Funding for PennDOT Technical Reports

Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received an external funding award in the amount of $7,126 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “Task 17: Preparation of Two Technical Reports and Reprinting of Three Byways Booklets.”

Posted on 10/8/2010 10:21:40 AM

Gamble Receives Career and Technical Education Grant

Donald Gamble, director of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received $1,267,928 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for his project, “Career and Technical Education Professional Personnel Development Centers.”

Posted on 10/6/2010 1:41:50 PM

Millward Helps Recruit African American Males into Teaching

Robert Millward, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received an external funding award in the amount of $10,000 from the Heinz Endowments for his project, “Recruiting African American Males into the Teaching Profession.”

Posted on 10/6/2010 1:38:29 PM

Bowers Receives “IUP Campus Project” Grant

Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received an external funding award in the amount of $114,137 from the U.S. Department of Education for her project, “IUP CAMPUS Project.”

Posted on 10/4/2010 9:54:24 AM

Creany Receives Jeannette School District Funding

Anne Creany, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received an external funding award in the amount of $82,774 from the Jeannette City School District for her project, “2010–2011 Agreement with Jeannette City School District for Assistance with Their ESEA Title I Program.”

Posted on 9/28/2010 2:51:09 PM

Gualardo Awarded PA-OSHA Consultation Grant

Samuel Gualardo, director, PA-OSHA Consultation Program, received an external funding award from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety, and Health Administration in the amount of $1,701,000 for his project, "FY2010-2011 PA OSHA Consultation Program."

Posted on 9/28/2010 8:43:41 AM

Eddy Awarded WMD REALITI Grant

Roberta Eddy, Department of Chemistry, received an external funding award from Battelle Memorial Institute in the amount of $159,268 for her project, “0910 WMD REALITI - Mobile Training Team Level 4.”

Posted on 9/22/2010 4:08:45 PM

Bowers Receives Monroeville Program Award

Dr. Fredalene Bowers, Department of Human Development and Environmental Studies, received an award from the Berks County Intermediate Unit for her project, “The CFS Monroeville Program.”

Posted on 9/20/2010 3:24:49 PM

Moreau Awarded Government Contracting Assistance Funding

Ronald Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received a grant from the Defense Logistics Agency, Small Business Programs, for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program.”

Posted on 9/2/2010 1:49:03 PM

Alarcon and Feldman Help Prepare Students for the Twenty-First Century

Francisco Alarcon and Lawrence Feldman, Department of Mathematics, received a grant from the Indiana Area School District for their project, "Preparing Students for the Twenty-First Century."

Posted on 9/1/2010 1:12:33 PM

Tidwell Examines Recruiting, Training, and Retaining High-Need Teachers

Monte Tidwell, Department of Professional Studies, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $136,081 for his project, “Recruit, Train, and Retain Teachers in High Need Areas.”

Posted on 8/17/2010 2:57:38 PM

Giever Receives FBI Award

Dr. Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received an external funding award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investivation, in the amount of $95,000 for his project, “FBI-Supplemental SNL Course (Crim 781).”

Posted on 7/26/2010 3:19:37 PM

Anderson Receives DBE Methodology Award

Dr. John Anderson received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the amount of $450,485 for his project, “DBE Methodology, Inline Correction, and Goals.”

Posted on 7/19/2010 1:10:04 PM

Scott Receives Workforce Leadership Grant

Dr. Patricia Scott, dean of IUP at Northpointe, received a funding award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $80,000 for her project, “2+2+2 Workforce Leadership Grant Program.”

Posted on 7/14/2010 2:33:50 PM

Ford and Farnsworth Receive Great Lakes Shipwrecks Grant

Dr. Ben Ford, Department of Anthropology, and Dr. Katie Farnsworth, Department of Geoscience, have received an external funding award from the National Geographic Society in the amount of $14,888 for their project, "War of 1812 Great Lakes Shipwrecks Project."

Posted on 7/14/2010 9:57:15 AM

Chiarulli Receives Additional PennDOT Grant

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received an additional external funding award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the amount of $140,120 for her project, “PennDOT Curation: Task 15.”

Posted on 7/13/2010 1:22:46 PM

Duchamp Receives Woodrat Monitoring Grant

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, received an external funding award from AK Environmental, LLC in the amount of $38,770 for his project, “Allegheny Woodrat Monitoring.”

Posted on 7/13/2010 1:03:40 PM

Gamble Awarded Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Grant

Donald Gamble, Career and Technical Center, received an external grant in the amount of $113,951 for his project, “Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.”

Posted on 7/1/2010 1:28:15 PM

New University Senate Research Committee Guidelines for Academic Year 2010–2011

Application guidelines and deadlines for two grant programs of the University Senate are now available.

Posted on 6/30/2010 10:19:31 AM

Nealen Receives Auditory Neurons Grant

Dr. Paul Nealen, Department of Biology, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Lions Hearing Research Foundation in the amount of $19,556 for his project, “Where and How Do Auditory Neurons Learn.”

Posted on 6/10/2010 8:41:14 AM

DuChamp Receives Allegheny Woodrats Study Funds

Dr. Joseph DuChamp, Department of Biology, received an external funding award from the Pennsylvania Game Commission in the amount of $4,580 for his project, “Study for Allegheny Woodrats.”

Posted on 6/9/2010 1:42:19 PM

Carranza Receives Act 101 Grants

Dr. Carmy Carranza, Department of Developmental Studies, received two external funding awards from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in the amounts of $102,312 and $73,421 for her projects, “Act 101, Indiana Campus” and “Act 101, Punxsutawney Campus,” respectively.

Posted on 6/9/2010 12:02:09 PM

Ford and Ko Receive Grant for Chromatography Instrumentation

Drs. John Ford and Jaeju Ko, Department of Chemistry, received an award from the National Science Foundation for their project, “MRI-R2: Acquisition of Modern High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Instrumentation for Research and Education at IUP.”

Posted on 6/3/2010 8:19:38 AM

Simmons Receives Water Mites Research Grant

Dr. Thomas Simmons, Department of Biology, received an award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $7,982 for his project, “Biology of Newly Discovered Water Mites Parasitic on Disease-Carrying Mosquitos.”

Posted on 6/1/2010 11:24:51 AM

Palamone Receives Funds for Small Business Development Center

Anthony Palamone, director of the Small Business Development Center, received external awards from the University of Pennsylvania in the amount of $175,000 for his project, “Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers.”

Posted on 5/27/2010 8:29:57 AM

Johnson Receives Analytic Skills Grant

Dr. Tara Johnson, Department of Psychology, received an award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $2,372 for her project, “Enhancement of Teaching, Research, and Service by Acquiring Analytic Skills for Interdependent (i.e., Dyadic) Data.”

Posted on 5/27/2010 8:22:25 AM

Duchamp Receives Hardwood Ecosystem Award

Dr. Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, recently received an external award from Purdue University in the amount of $6,000 for his project, “Hardwood Ecosystem Experiment.”

Posted on 5/27/2010 8:15:30 AM

Shellenbarger Receives Graduate Nursing Education Grant

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, received an award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $6,608 for her project, “Integrating Simulation Technology into Graduate Nursing Education.”

Posted on 5/26/2010 3:33:33 PM

Knight Receives Autism Spectrum Disorders Grant

Dr. Laura Knight, Department of Psychology, received an award from PASSHE for her project, “Development of a Clinic at IUP to Serve Families of Children Suspected of Having Autism Spectrum Disorders.”

Posted on 5/26/2010 1:28:55 PM

Larkin Receives American Bird Conservancy Grant

Dr. Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, recently received an external award from the American Bird Conservancy in the amount of $122,186 for his project, “Forestland BMPs for Golden-Winged Warblers (GWWA) in PA and MD.”

Posted on 5/11/2010 9:45:17 AM

Kuo and Adkins Receive Grant to Study Mathematics Scholarships

Drs. Yu-Ju Kuo and Frederick Adkins, Department of Mathematics, recently received an external award from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $136,077 for their project, “Scholarships: Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics (S-COAM).”

Posted on 5/10/2010 1:52:22 PM

Moore Receives Grant for “Remote Sensing, Ground Penetrating Radar, and Archaeology in Cyprus”

Dr. R. Scott Moore, Department of History, recently received an external award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $7,930 for his project, “Remote Sensing, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), and Archaeology in Cyprus.”

Posted on 5/10/2010 1:46:27 PM

Research Week 2010 Award Winners Announced

Three graduate students, four faculty members, and one staff member were recognized for outstanding achievement in sponsored programs and research at the sixteenth annual Research Appreciation Week awards luncheon on April 21, 2010.

Posted on 4/29/2010 8:47:01 AM

Creely is New Assistant Dean for Research

Members of the School of Graduate Studies and Research are very pleased to announce that Dr. Hilliary Creely has accepted the position of assistant dean for Research. Dr. Creely will begin on August 1, 2010.

Posted on 4/16/2010 2:04:36 PM

Finding Funding Opportunities Workshop

Does looking for funding opportunities frustrate you? The Research Institute project development officers will share the best sites to search. Plan on attending this interactive session on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

Posted on 4/12/2010 10:27:06 AM

Workshop: The As to Zs of SRCs

This interactive session is designed to assist faculty members in the the implementation of their University Senate Research Committee awards. The workshop takes place on April 20, 2010.

Posted on 4/8/2010 11:50:43 AM

Gualardo Secures PA-OSHA Grant

Mr. Samuel Gualardo, director of the PA/OSHA Consultation Program, recently received an external award from the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $1,701,000 for his project, “FY2009-2010 PA/OSHA Consultation Program.”

Posted on 4/7/2010 8:30:46 AM

Sponsored Research Workshops: Increase Success and Decrease Problems

The IUP Research Institute is sponsoring workshops during Research Appreciation Week. These workshops are open to the IUP community.

Posted on 4/6/2010 2:53:23 PM

Decker Receives Tri-County Workforce Grant for Management Training

Dr. Scott Decker, Department of Employment and Labor Relations, recently received an external award from the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board for his project, “Management Training for Workforce Compliance.”

Posted on 3/23/2010 4:05:03 PM

Council on Undergraduate Research: Call for Proposals

The Council on Undergraduate Research has received a grant for a comprehensive expansion of the successful model of its annual, national-level institutionalizing Undergraduate Research workshop.

Posted on 3/22/2010 8:33:50 AM

Gardner Receives MBA Certificate Grant

Jane Gardner, Business Development and Training, received an external award from the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board, Inc., in the amount of $21,640 for her project, “MBA Certificate Program—Tri-County WIB.”

Posted on 3/18/2010 2:12:46 PM

Brochetti Receives Grant for “New Choices” Project

Ms. Lisa Brochetti, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received an external award from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry in the amount of $51,645 for her project, “New Choices.”

Posted on 3/15/2010 9:46:44 AM

Hovan Receives Grant from Consortium for Ocean Leadership

Dr. Steven Hovan, Department of Geoscience, received an external award in the amount of $45,735 from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership for his project, “Eolian Records of Tradewind Strength and Latitudinal Position of the ITCZ in the Tropical Pacific.”

Posted on 3/1/2010 8:43:18 AM

Chiarulli Receives Another PennDOT Grant

Dr. Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received an external award in the amount of $25,933 from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for her project, “PennDot Curation Task 14.”

Posted on 2/16/2010 10:11:55 AM

2010 Guidelines for IUP Innovation Awards

The purpose of the IUP Innovation Awards program is to encourage innovative approaches to research, teaching, and other creative activities by IUP faculty members. Grant awards up to $10,000 will be made on a competitive basis.

Posted on 2/9/2010 11:34:46 AM

Biology Students to Present at National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

Dr. Seema Bharathan and Dr. N. Bharathan, Department of Biology, along with seven Biology students, have collaborated on research which was selected for presentation at the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research April 15–17, 2010, at the University of Montana.

Posted on 2/9/2010 10:13:14 AM

Pesci Receives Driver Training Award

Louis Pesci, Highway Safety Center, received an external award in the amount of $50,000 from the PPL Services Corporation for his project, “2010 Advanced Driver Training at Harwood Driving School.”

Posted on 2/4/2010 2:19:15 PM

Sesti Receives PASSHE Award

Ann Sesti, Center for Health and Well Being, received an external award in the amount of $6,490 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for her project, “PASSHE Statewide Coalition for the Prevention and Reduction of Underage and Binge Drinking.”

Posted on 2/3/2010 10:16:49 AM

Hannibal Receives PASSHE Award

Dr. Mary Anne Hannibal, Department of Professional Studies, received an external award in the amount of $15,000 from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education for her project, “Early Childhood Education Ph.D. Program.”

Posted on 2/3/2010 10:09:50 AM

Dils Receives Pa. Department of Education Award

Keith Dils, College of Education and Educational Technology, received an external award in the amount of $112,192 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for his project, “Praxis Math Preparatory Workshops.”

Posted on 2/1/2010 9:24:02 AM

2009 Research Fall Reception Awards

On November 4, 2009, the IUP Research Institute and the School of Graduate Studies and Research cohosted Fall Reception 2009. Each academic dean selected one faculty member from his or her college who most exemplified outstanding research and scholarship during the previous year.

Posted on 2/1/2010 8:40:05 AM

Dougherty Receives Appalachian Teaching Project Grant

Dr. James Dougherty, Department of Sociology and director of the Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, received an external award in the amount of $4,000 from East Tennessee State University for his project, “09-10 Appalachian Teaching Project.”

Posted on 1/26/2010 1:36:56 PM

Runge and Staszkiewicz Receive Grant from Intermediate Unit 1

Timothy Runge and Mark Staszkiewicz, Educational and School Psychology, received an external award of $23,000 for their project “Statewide Evaluation fo the Pennsylvania School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Initiative—AY0910.”

Posted on 1/21/2010 2:51:42 PM

Larkin Receives Pennsylvania Conservation and Natural Resources Grant

Jeffery Larkin, Biology, received an external award of $41,491 for his project “Golden Winged Warbler Response to Habitat Manipulation in North Central Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 1/21/2010 2:40:02 PM

Call for Submissions for Council on Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research invites article submissions that focus on the cobenefits of undergraduate research for both faculty and students for the Fall 2010 issue of CUR Quarterly.

Posted on 1/11/2010 8:43:23 AM

Eddy Receives Grant from Battelle

Dr. Roberta Eddy, Department of Chemistry, received an external award in the amount of $224,967 from Battelle Memorial Institute for her project, “FY09-10 NGB WMD-REALITI Sustainment Training Program.”

Posted on 12/22/2009 2:21:28 PM

Undergraduate Student Travel for Summer and Fall 2009 Awarded by School of Graduate Studies and Research

The School of Graduate Studies and Research awarded a total of $3,385 to undergraduate students who traveled to conferences to present papers or creative works during Summer and Fall semesters 2009.

Posted on 12/14/2009 11:41:43 AM

Master’s Student Travel for Fall 2009 Awarded by School of Graduate Studies and Research

The School of Graduate Studies and Research awarded a total of $3,050 to master’s students who traveled to conferences to present papers or creative works during Fall semester 2009.

Posted on 12/14/2009 10:20:48 AM

Doctoral Student Travel in Fall 2009 Awarded by School of Graduate Studies and Research

The School of Graduate Studies and Research awarded a total of $22,400 to doctoral students who traveled to conferences to present papers during Fall semester 2009.

Posted on 12/14/2009 10:12:14 AM

Knerr Receives Grants from Pa. Council on the Arts

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Mr. Hank Kerr, College of Fine Arts, received external awards in the amount of $12,622 for his project, “ArtsPath Long-Term Residency” and $25,015 for his project, "Artists in Residency Program" from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

Posted on 12/11/2009 11:12:12 AM

Larkin Receives U.S. Forest Service Grant

Jeffery Larkin, Department of Biology, received an external award in the amount of $359,000 from the U.S. Forest Service for his project, “Forest Reclamation Approach on Coal Surface Mines to Restore Healthy Forests.”

Posted on 12/10/2009 10:11:04 AM

Gamble Receives Career and Technical Center Award

Donald Gamble, director of the Career and Technical Personnel Preparation Center, received an external award in the amount of $1,267,491 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for his project, “Development of a Career and Technical Personnel Preparation Center.”

Posted on 12/1/2009 9:46:47 AM

Revised Indirect Cost Formula Benefits Faculty and Departments

The Provost and the School of Graduate Studies and Research are pleased to announce a New Formula for the Distribution of F&A (Indirect Funds).

Posted on 12/1/2009 8:19:52 AM

Fall 2009 Graduate Grants Awarded by School of Graduate Studies and Research

The School of Graduate Studies and Research recently awarded a total of $8,994 to twelve graduate students who submitted research grant proposals.

Posted on 11/24/2009 9:47:40 AM

Gardner Receives WeDnetPA Grant

Jane Gardner, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, received an external award in the amount of $384,204 for her project, “WeDnetPA Basic Skills and Information Technology.”

Posted on 11/23/2009 11:13:32 AM

Lee and Bieger Receive Grant from Justice Department

Daniel Lee, Department of Criminology, and George Bieger, Department of Professional Studies, received a external award from the U.S. Department of Justice in the amount of $1,100,000 for their project, “Correctional Education Clearinghouse and Education Program.”

Posted on 11/23/2009 9:05:52 AM

Knerr Receives “Arts in Education Partnership” Grant

Hank Knerr, College of Fine Arts, received an external award from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts in the amount of $45,000 for his project, “Arts in Education Partnership.”

Posted on 11/23/2009 8:56:17 AM

New PASSHE Guidelines for Faculty Intellectual Property

All faculty members engaged in covered research must complete and sign the PASSHE Technology Transfer and Commercialization Faculty Intellectual Property Agreement prior to the initiation of the research.

Posted on 11/23/2009 8:36:28 AM

Brochetti Receives Funding Award for New Choices-New Options

Lisa Brochetti, Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation, received an external award from the Indiana County Department of Human Services in the amount of $21,374 for her project, ”HSDF New Choices/New Options.”

Posted on 11/19/2009 7:45:39 AM

Sesti Receives Pa. Liquor Control Board Grant

Ann Sesti, Center for Health and Well-Being, received an external award from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board in the amount of $10,722 for her project “PLCB - Alcohol-Tobacco-Other Drugs Program Improvement.”

Posted on 11/16/2009 10:12:51 AM

Carranza Receives Two PASSHE Awards

Dr. Carmy Carranza, Department of Developmental Studies, received two external awards from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $35,863 for the project “Act 101: 2009–2010 PASSHE Replacement Fund—Punxsutawney Campus,” and $75,446 for the project “Act 101: 2009–2010 PASSHE Replacement Fund—Main Campus.”

Posted on 11/16/2009 8:04:28 AM

Chiarulli Receives PennDOT Grant

Dr. Beverly Chiarulli, Department of Anthropology, received an external award from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the amount of $2,668 for the project entitled “PennDOT Curation: Task 13.”

Posted on 11/12/2009 9:28:54 AM

Ford Receives Oil Region Alliance Grant

Dr. Benjamin Ford, Department of Anthropology, received an external award from the Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry, and Tourism in the amount of $21,999 for his project, “Survey of Historic Resources in Northeast Venango County, PA.”

Posted on 11/10/2009 1:24:45 PM

Assistant Dean for Research: Search

The search for a new assistant dean for Research in the School of Graduate Studies and Research has begun. The search committee, headed by Dr. Timothy P. Mack, dean, has requested all application materials by December 4, 2009.

Posted on 10/29/2009 11:21:54 AM

Giever Receives Second FBI Grant

Dr. Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received a second external award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, in the amount of $264,771 for his project “FBI: Certificate of Recognition Cohort #3.”

Posted on 10/22/2009 10:01:45 AM

Students Enrolled in Health Services Administration Program Published in Journal

The Health Services Administration (HSAD) graduate degree program is a collaboration between the Employment and Labor Relations Department and the Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department. The first cohort in this 36-credit Master of Science degree completed their two year program in August 2009.

Posted on 10/13/2009 12:44:36 PM

Toy Receives PennDOT Highway Safety Grant

Ms. Sandra Toy, coordinator of the Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project, Highway Safety Center, received an external award from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the amount of $131,624 for her project, “Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project.”

Posted on 10/9/2009 1:34:41 PM

Alarcón, Feldman Receive Grant from Indiana Area School District

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Francisco Alarcón and Dr. Larry Feldman, Department of Mathematics, received an external award from the Indiana Area School District in the amount of $17,998 for their project, “Preparing Students for the 21st Century.”

Posted on 10/8/2009 11:32:07 AM

Moreau Receives Defense Logistics Agency Grant

Ron Moreau, director of the Government Contracting Assistance Program, received an external award from the Defense Logistics Agency in the amount of $182,157 for his project, “Government Contracting Assistance Program.”

Posted on 10/2/2009 10:38:57 AM

Rhodes Secures PA-OSHA Grant

David Rhodes, director of the PA/OSHA Consultation Program, received an external award from the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $1,690,000 for his project “FY 2009-10 PA-OSHA Consultation Program.”

Posted on 9/29/2009 3:01:15 PM

Bullard Receives Tri-County Workforce Grant

Dr. Jennie Bullard, chairperson of the Employment and Labor Relations Department, recently received an external award from the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board in the amount of $12,527 for her project, "Updates in Human Resources."

Posted on 9/23/2009 1:07:29 PM

Larkin and Duchamp Receive Game Commission Grant

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffery Larkin and Dr. Joseph Duchamp, Department of Biology, received an external award from the Pennsylvania Game Commission in the amount of $459,776 for their project, "White Nose Syndrome: Multi-state Coordination, Investigation and Rapid Response to an Emerging Wildlife Threat."

Posted on 9/16/2009 1:49:23 PM

Graduate School Awards Doctoral Student Research

The School of Graduate Studies and Research helps support graduate students who present papers at professional meetings. Here are the doctoral students who received awards for presenting papers during Summer 2009.

Posted on 9/15/2009 9:08:53 AM

Montgomery Awarded PASSHE Grant

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Mr. William Montgomery, IUP’s director of Public Safety, received an external award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education in the amount of $22,137 for his project, “PEMA Homeland Security Grant.”

Posted on 9/14/2009 2:19:53 PM

Giever Receives Grant from FBI

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Dennis Giever, Department of Criminology, received an external award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, in the amount of $230,513 for his project “FBI: Master's Completion - NPU.”

Posted on 9/10/2009 1:17:25 PM

Creany Receives Award from Jeanette City School District

Dr. Anne Creany, Department of Professional Studies in Education, received an external award from the Jeanette City School District in the amount of $81,535 for her project, "Agreement with Jeanette City School District for Assistance with their ESEA Title 1 Program."

Posted on 8/28/2009 3:28:51 PM

NSF Implementation of Responsible Conduct of Research Policy

As of January 4, 2010, the National Science Foundation will require institutions, at the time of proposal submission, to certify that they have programs in place to promote “responsible and ethical conduct of research to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers participating in the proposed research project.”

Posted on 8/26/2009 2:31:03 PM

Bullard Receives PASSHE Foundation Grant

Dr. Jennie Bullard, chairperson of the Industrial and Labor Relations Department, received an external award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Foundation in the amount of $13,859 for her project, "PASSHE Foundation Highmark Healthcare Academic Program."

Posted on 8/4/2009 9:20:19 AM

Marx and Barger Receive Flood Control Grant

Lynn Barger and Robert Marx received an external award from the Commonwealth Financing Authority in the amount of $2,126,580 for the project “Flood Control for the IUP Kovalchick Complex Site.”

Posted on 8/3/2009 3:48:28 PM

Sites Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Department of Education

Ms. Michele Sites of the Center for Career and Technical Personnel Preparation received an external award from the Pennsylvania Department of Education in the amount of $26,000 for her project “OCA Test Review.”

Posted on 8/3/2009 11:25:08 AM

Neusius Receives Research Grant for Zooarchaeological Analysis

Sarah Neusius of the Department of Anthropology received an external award from Nemacolin Archaeological Consultants in the amount of $4,996.14 for her project “Zooarchaeological Analysis of the Jones Site Faunal Assemblage.”

Posted on 7/23/2009 11:22:46 AM

EndNote Workshop

Nancy Evans, Technology Support Analyst for IT Services, will review the basics for using EndNote, a highly useful annotation software program which is provided free to IUP students, faculty, and staff. The workshop is scheduled for July 21, 2009, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in 201 Stabley Library.

Posted on 7/7/2009 10:12:50 AM

Two Grant Workshops Offered by Graduate School

Two grant workshops are offered to IUP graduate students, faculty members, and staff on July 7 and July 8, 2009.

Posted on 6/18/2009 8:43:13 AM

Research Appreciation Week Faculty and Graduate Student Award Winners

The fifteenth annual Research Appreciation Awards Luncheon was held on April 15, 2009. Six faculty members and five graduate students were recognized for outstanding achievement in sponsored programs and excellence in graduate student research.

Posted on 4/22/2009 3:51:13 PM

Grant Writing Workshop Offered During Research Week

Scheduled for Monday, April 13, 10:00 a.m. to noon, in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 3/12/2009 11:32:04 AM

Schwietz Publishes Book on Internationalization

Michele Schwietz's book, Internationalization of the Academic Profession: Faculty Attitudes, Beliefs and Involvement at Public Universities in Pennsylvania, was recently published by VDM Verlag. The book summarizes research that describes faculty members’ role in the internationalization of higher education, which is defined as the process of integrating an international or intercultural dimension in the teaching, research, and service functions of an institution (Knight, 2004).

Posted on 2/23/2009 11:36:50 AM

Events Planned for 2009 Research Appreciation Week

See the Schedule of Events for this year's Research Appreciation Week, April 13–17, 2009.

Posted on 2/19/2009 4:11:01 PM

Grad Workshop: Hunting for the Wiley Grant

Graduate Student Grant Workshop scheduled for November 18, 2008, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., HUB Allegheny Room.  Lunch is provided.

Posted on 11/3/2008 10:29:27 AM

Stats for Lunch: Qualitative Research

Presentation from the Applied Research Lab focusing on Qualrus will be held November 20, 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in HUB Monongahela.

Posted on 10/28/2008 8:27:51 AM

Workshop: How to Prepare an IUP Graduate Student Research Grant

Graduate Student Research Grant Workshop scheduled for October 20 for graduate students and graduate advisors.

Posted on 10/7/2008 3:26:19 PM

Winners Announced for Research Appreciation Week, April 14–18

A list of award winners from IUP’s annual Research Appreciation Week, which features workshops, panel discussions, and a Centers and Institutes Breakfast, in addition to the awards luncheon.

Posted on 4/17/2008 3:41:40 PM

Undergraduate Scholars 2008 Program Now Available

The program includes times, locations, titles of presentations, and names of presenters.

Posted on 3/24/2008 1:21:51 PM

Research Appreciation Week 2008

Schedule of events for IUP’s Research Appreciation Week 2008, scheduled for April 14-18

Posted on 1/24/2008 3:49:52 PM

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