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IUP Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Department of Education for Program to Address Teacher Shortage, Diversity in Teacher Workforce

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected to receive $72,049 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education through its Teacher Prep 2 Practice grant program. IUP’s funding will be used to design a culturally relevant teaching academy to diversify the teacher workforce and address the national teacher shortage. This work will take place in partnership with the Gateway School District in Monroeville, Allegheny County.

Farag Secures Largest Grant in University History to Enhance Cybersecurity Education 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $4.98 million from the Department of Defense for the first three years of a novel project to enhance Cybersecurity and STEM education in Pennsylvania (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

IUP Receives Funding from USDA to Develop Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received more than $460,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a specialized Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate program at IUP.

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.

IUP Receives Funding from PLCB to Address Underage and Dangerous Drinking, Retention of Black and Brown Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $40,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s Reducing Underage Drinking and Dangerous Drinking Grant program, with a focus on both reducing underage and dangerous drinking and increasing retention of Black and Brown students, while welcoming all students to participate in grant project related events and activities.

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.

IUP Receives Funding To Host International Fulbright Recipients For Seventh Year

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $300,000 to continue to host the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers.

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.

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.