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Bi Discovers New Fossil Showing Mammals Appeared on Earth Earlier Than Scientists Thought; Study Published in ‘Nature’

Bi's research based on a rare fossil suggests mammals appeared earlier than scientists thought.

Posted on 11/5/2013 2:21:20 PM

Local Civil War History Comes to Life on Web

Two IUP faculty members are making Indiana County photographs and documents from the Civil War era accessible to all via the Internet.

Posted on 2/7/2012 12:16:46 PM

New Nursing Simulation Lab Offers Training in Home Health Care

The Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department has added a new simulation laboratory with the receipt of a $299,890 federal grant.

Posted on 12/8/2011 12:29:02 PM

Contemporary Woodturning’s Moments That Mattered

Art faculty member Steve Loar drew from his own experience to determine significant moments in the contemporary woodturning field for the American Association of Woodturners’ twenty-fifth anniversary book.

Posted on 8/31/2011 9:22:41 AM

Outdoor Science Center a Learning Tool for Future Teachers, Area Students

The Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center at IUP brings nature, and science education, to the IUP campus—just steps away from the classroom.

Posted on 8/25/2011 11:02:01 AM

Human Error in the Workplace: Preventable through Employee Buy-In?

What effect does worker engagement have on workplace safety? Safety Sciences Professor Jan Wachter aims to find out.

Posted on 5/26/2011 5:02:29 PM

Fruit-Eating Fish Spread Seeds Amazing Distances in Amazon

Biology Professor Tim Nuttle took part in a research project which found that a Amazonian fruit-eating fish may disperse seeds more than 5 kilometers away

Posted on 4/29/2011 3:02:16 PM

Endangered Woodrat Plays Important Role in Forest Health

The Allegheny woodrat is an important link in the ecosystem, and Biology Department faculty members are working to keep it off the endangered species list.

Posted on 1/28/2011 11:12:18 AM

Saving Artifacts, Not Paving Them

Constructing and improving highways runs the risk of losing valuable artifacts. Anthropology professor Beverly Chiarulli helps her students gain experience by preserving these artifacts and records for future study.

Posted on 11/24/2010 8:42:00 AM

Finding War of 1812 Shipwrecks in the Great Lakes

Nearly two hundred years after the War of 1812, shipwrecks from the war remain in the bed of the Great Lakes, and IUP professors Katie Farnsworth, Geoscience Department, and Ben Ford, Anthropology Department, are setting out to find two of them.

Posted on 11/23/2010 5:07:52 PM

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