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A presentation by the Honorable Dr. Akec Khoc, Ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 6:00 p.m. in Stouffer Auditorium

The East African nation of South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in  July 2011. The ambassador will discuss the historical process through  which his nation was born and will outline a way to the future.

This event is sponsored by the Pan-African Studies Program.  The event is free and open to the public.

Questions? Contact Dr. Marveta Ryan-Sams at mmryan@iup.edu.

Friday, March 8 - Sunday, March 10

Co-Op College Lodge


Attendance Vouchers Available for Students

SIAM Visiting Lecturer

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We are pleased to announce the SIAM Visiting Lecturer Program (sponsored by the S-COAM program and the Mathematics Department) on
September 26, 2012.  
 
The speaker, Dr. Sara Del Valle, is a scientist/project leader in the Los Alamos National Laboratory Energy and Infrastructure Analysis Group. She has worked on developing and analyzing mathematical models for the spread of infectious diseases, including smallpox, anthrax, malaria, HIV, and influenza, on a pandemic scale. She has also worked on social network analyses and modeling and simulation of large scale, agent-based simulations.

Body Image and Self Esteem

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Presented by:  Dr. Elizabeth Kincade and Ashley Kasardo, M.A.

February 28th 5pm- 6pm


Room G60   The Center for Health and Well Being (across from Folger; go in the main entrance and turn left -- or ask at  the front desk!)

The workshop will include information, interactive activities and discussion, as well as  tips for achieving and maintaining a positive body image and healthy self-esteem.

This is not JUST for folks (women and men) with body image concerns but also for concerned friends and others who wish to know more about the connection between body image and self-esteem.


Philosophy Colloquium: Plato and the Value of Wilderness

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The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce that Brett Caloia (University of Pittsburgh) will be giving a talk entitled "Educating the Guardians: Using Plato's Republic as a Model for Capturing the Value of Wilderness" on Friday, October 21, 2011, at 3:30 in Eberly 411.

Socially Responsible Careers Presentation

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You are invited to attend a webinar sponsored by the Career Development Center on Thursday, October 13 at 1 pm in the Susquehanna Room, Hadley Union Building.  A flyer is attached to be posted in your department.

Don Asher, author and noted campus speaker (he's been to IUP on a regular basis!), will be presenting details on how students can match their aspirations for a socially responsible career to the right organizations that will enable them to achieve their dreams.


Students will learn:

·        The Meaning of Social Responsibility

·        The Kinds of Careers Available in Social Responsibility

·        Why Corporations are Hiring Graduates Interested in Social Responsibility

·        How to Find Companies and Organizations that Fit the

    Graduate's Values


CHC Alumna Brewer to Discuss Biomass Conversion to Fuel

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Catherine (Gumm) Brewer, who earned a B.S. in Chemistry degree in 2007, will vist the Department of Chemistry on Friday, November 19, 2010, to meet with faculty and students before presenting "Thermochemical Processing of Biomass for Biochar, Liquid Transportation Fuels, and Chemicals."

Brewer is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and Biorenewable Resources and Technology with a minor in Soil Science at Iowa State University during her tenure as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellow. She does her research on engineering biochar at ISU's Center for Sustainable Environmental Technologies (CSET) in collaboration with several research groups from the Agronomy, Chemistry, and Horticulture departments. Her doctoral dissertation focuses on the characterization of chars from the thermochemical processing of biomass to relate chars' production conditions to their suitability for soil amendment and carbon sequestration applications.

Brewer's seminar is open to the public and will be held in Weyandt Hall, Room 240, from 3:35-4:25 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

IUP Cook Honors College Alumus, Haider Mullick, will present several talks on various issues related to US national security on Monday, November 8, 2010.  All Honors College students are invited to join the Honors freshman for a special Monday Not Football at 9 PM in the Whitmyre Great Hall.

Agenda for Monday, November 08, 2010

Terriorist Uses of the Internet

Location: HUB, Ohio Room
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:15 PM

Haider Ali Hussein Mullick is a fellow at the U.S. Joint Special Operations University and the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding. Additionally, he consults with government organizations and advises on security, diplomacy, governance and development issues in South Asia. He will be speaking on "Terrorist Use of the Internet."

Six O'Clock Series

Counterinsurgency Operations in Afghanistan

Location: HUB, Ohio Room
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM

This discussion centers on the challenge of counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan with respect to the challenges provided by Pakistan's close interaction.

The IUP Military Science Department welcomes IUP alumnus Haider Mullick ('04, M '07). A former researcher at the Brookings Institution and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Mr. Mullick focuses on U.S. policy in South Asia, specifically Pakistan and Afghanistan. Most recently, Mr. Mullick was interviewed by the BBC regarding the Wikileaks scandal. Additional information can be found at Haider Mullick's website.

Cosponsored by the IUP Military Science Department.

Monday Not Football

Location: Whitmyre Great Hall

Start Time: 9:00 PM
End Time: 10:00 PM

Geoscience Seminar on Biological Diversity

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Dr. Matthew Powell, Juniata College, will be speaking at the weekly Geoscience Seminar over the lunch hour on October 15, 2010, on his research into biological diversity throughout Earth's history. All seminars are in Walsh 104 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

Powell's talk is entitled "The Peak of the Latitudinal Diversity Gradient in Living and Fossil Marine Biotas."

Common Freshman Reader Author Barbara Ehrenreich Coming to IUP

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Members of the IUP community have the opportunity for a special treat during the October 18, 2010, Six O'Clock Series in Fisher Auditorium. Common Freshman Reader Nickel and Dimed author Barbara Ehrenreich will be the special guest lecturer as part of her visit to IUP.

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