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IUP Receives $200,000 for Big Ideas Program

Lynn Botelho, Distinguished University Professor and professor of history at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of a $200,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation – the National Endowment for the Humanities to implement the Big Ideas: Transformative Culture and the Professions program at IUP.

Students, Faculty to Conduct Second Forensic Archaeology Field School in Germany at Site of World War II Airplane Crash

For the second year, IUP’s Department of Anthropology has been selected by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. through the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency to conduct a field study in Germany at the site of a crash of a World War II airplane.

PIMA's Seventh Cohort Applications Open Now

Applications for the seventh cohort of the PI Mentorship Academy (PIMA) are now available!

Making Coffee Production More Sustainable

Jeff Larkin, an IUP Biology professor, uses his expertise in working landscapes as part of a team targeting coffee production’s environmental impact and exploring the use of solar power, carbon credits, and new farming methods to save forests and the biodiversity they host.

IUP Research Institute to Provide Services to System Universities

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Research Institute is partnering with four other Pennsylvania State System universities—Bloomsburg, California, Edinboro, and Lock Haven universities—to expand their work in sponsored research through a shared services initiative.

IUP Commitment and Success in Research Recognized With R2 Designation

In recognition of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s research commitment and success, IUP has been ranked as an R2 Doctoral University–High Research Activity (R2) by the National Center for Postsecondary Research’s 2021 Carnegie Classification.

Funding Renewed for Childcare Program for Student-Parents

Academic success for students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania who are parents of young children may become a little easier, thanks to renewal of the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program.

9/11 Crash Site: Transformed by Tragedy—Now by Trees

Reforesting the Flight 93 memorial in Shanksville—a site damaged by mining long before the 9/11 crash—has involved IUP faculty and students for nearly a decade. In honor of the tragedy’s 20th anniversary, they shared some of their experiences.

WWII Crash Site in Germany Is Field School's Focus

Nine undergraduate and two graduate students from IUP’s Anthropology Department are excavating the site of a WWII plane crash in Germany through an IUP field school. The project is part of a continuing US effort to account for missing military personnel from the nation’s past conflicts.

Research Institute Zoom Research Workshops

Given the extended inability to host in-person events and interact on campus, the IUP Research Institute is hosting a series of Zoom research-related workshops during the spring 2021 semester. No registration or RSVPs required.

RI Zoom Research-Related Workshops

Given the extended inability to host in-person events and interact on campus, the IUP Research Institute is hosting a series of Zoom research-related workshops during the spring 2021 semester. No registration or RSVPs required.

IUP Research Institute COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Although these are challenging times, the RI team is only an email away. We are working remotely and continue to provide assistance to you and support for your externally funded proposals and project activities. This message provides guidance and information regarding upcoming proposal submissions and current/active grant projects.

Status of IUP Research Institute (and Your Externally Sponsored Projects)

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and response plans provided by IUP President Driscoll, the IUP Research Institute wants to provide you with information pertinent to your externally funded proposals (with upcoming due dates) and current active awards.

RI Offers Kuali Training to Primary Investigators in Spring 2020

The IUP Research Institute is offering training to primary investigators on how to begin their own proposals in the Kuali system. Sessions are in February, April, and by appointment.