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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.

Come learn about IUP's Pre-Law Society

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5 p.m.
Monday, October 31, 2011
165 Keith Hall
 
Come meet other students who are interested in law school, and help create an agenda for the club.
 
All IUP students are welcome to join the Pre-Law Society, which serves as a valuable resource for those interested in law school and law-related careers. 
 
Joining IUP's Pre-Law Society gives you:
  • leadership opportunities
  • access to resources compiled by the Pre-Law Society
  • information about law school and law-related careers
  • a place to meet other students with interests similar to yours
  • a chance to visit law school in the area
Plus, the Pre-Law Society is a lot of fun.
 
This informational meeting is being organized by English/Pre-Law student Chase Keibler.  If you have questions, you can contact Chase at xcsq@iup.edu.
 

Tibetan Monks to Visit IUP

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Ten Buddhist monks who specialize in Tibetan visual and performing arts will be at IUP Oct. 24 - Oct. 31.  This group has traveled throughout the United States creating such mandalas at universities and top museums, including the Smithsonian (monk-artists from the same organization came to IUP in 2003 and 2006).  A mandala is an abstract representation of the universe.  The monks will work more than 40 hours on the mandala, pouring thousands of grains of colored sand to complete the design.  Once the mandala is done on Oct. 31, it will be left on display for an hour and then swept up.  The group will also perform a concert of Tibetan music and dance on the evening of Oct. 29.Tib

First Wednesday Freshman Workshop Tomorrow

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The first of ten Wednesday Freshman Workshops will run from 11am to 12 pm in the Great Hall tomorrow. The rationale for this program is simple, "What should you know in your first semester about CHC and IUP to use college well over the next four years?"

Each workshop and the assignment that grows out of it will count for 3 service hours. Attending all sessions and assignments will equal 30 community service hours this semester, half of what is required.

Tomorrow's session is an overview of the CHC Social Service program. Though social service is required of all who receive a CHC or IUP scholarship, it is essential for every student to commit to something larger than themselves in college. This program will acquaint you with all the resources to find sustained meaningful service at IUP and in the Indiana community.

You can access the fall schedule for the workshops at http://www.iup.edu/honors/page.aspx?id=96931.

An overview of tomorrow's session can be found at http://www.iup.edu/honors/page.aspx?id=113321.

I realize some of you will not be able to attend due to a science lab, ROTC or a music practice. Please let me know if you cannot make it tomorrow due to a permanent schedule conflict on Wednesdays and I'll schedule a meeting to discuss how to proceed.

Let me know if you have questions.

Kevin
kevinb@iup.edu

Essay Contest on "How Jane Austen Has Changed My Life"

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The English Department of Duquesne University

and the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America

Are pleased to announce

An Undergraduate Paper-writing Competition

On the theme of

"How Jane Austen Has Changed My Life"

 Prizes:

            1st place -- $200 plus entry to the Jane Austen Festival of Pittsburgh, March 12, 2011.

            2nd place -- $100 plus entry to the Jane Austen Festival of Pittsburgh, March 12, 2011.

            Honorable Mention - a Jane Austen-related book.

Rules:

All entrants must be students (part- or full-time) currently enrolled in an undergraduate college or university program.

 

Maximum length is 8 pages (2,000 words) typed and double spaced.

Submissions must be made by midnight on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Further rules and the entry form are available at http://www.janeaustenpgh.org/news). Make submissions to:  Secretary@janeaustenpgh.org 

Winners will be notified during February of 2011.

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Jane Austen Festival of Pittsburgh

 

The Pittsburgh Chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America is thrilled to sponsor a day-long Jane Austen Festival and Assembly Ball on Saturday, March 12, 2011.  This inaugural event will take place at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, a private and historic club in the heart of the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. 

 

The day will be dedicated to celebrating and examining the work of Jane Austen.  Speakers will include: Joan Klingel Ray, Professor of English and President's Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and author of Jane Austen for Dummies;  Gaelen Foley, NY Times bestselling author of fifteen adventure-filled historical romances set in the Regency period;  Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield, Professors of English and editors of Jane Austen in Hollywood;  and Carol Chernega, first International Visitor for the Jane Austen Society of North America to Jane Austen's home, Chawton.

 

Festival Registration will open January 10, 2011.  Please visit http://www.janeaustenpgh.org for more information.

 

The Jane Austen Festival of Pittsburgh is funded in part through grants from the Jane Austen Society of North America, The Country Dance & Song Society of Pittsburgh and the English Department of Duquesne University.

Fall 2010 WestPACS Job & Internship Fair

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Largest job fair in the Pittsburgh region for college students and alumni.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
10am - 3pm
Monroeville Convention Center
Monroeville, PA


QUICK LINKS to:

Employer Registration - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Student Registration CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Testimonials

Check out the Fall 2010 
Online Employer Directory! 

POST JOBS  -  Click here to post a job/internship to

ALL 44 WestPACS member schools!


QUESTIONS?  Click HERE

Nanotechnology: Applications, Research, and Educational Opportunities

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Be A Part Of The Next Industrial Revolution!

Get a Nanotechnology Track Option in your Undergraduate Degree from IUP's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

By 2015, 50% of all new advanced technology products will incorporate nanotechnology...will you have the training necessary to compete in tomorrow's workforce?

Please come to this special seminar presented by Travis Bananti from the Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization (CNEU) to find out more from the experts of Nanotechnology and learn how you can get Nanotechnology Track Options in your Undergraduate Degree from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

If you have any questions Please contact Dr. Devki Talwar Chairman of the IUP Physics Department 56 Weyandt Hall or contact talwar@iup.edu

Where: Weyandt 331

When: Friday Oct. 22nd, 2010 at 2:30 PM

Light Refreshment will be served

Federal Government Internship/Job Webinars

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The Career Development Center (www.iup.edu/career) is sponsoring webinars for students interested in obtaining an Internship or a full-time position with the Federal Government in 2011. The two webinars are:

"Federal Internships: Find and Apply for Summer 2011" webinar on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 5-6pm in the HUB Monogahela Room

"Federal Jobs: Find and Apply for Full-time Work in 2011" webinar on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 5-6pm in the HUB Susquehanna Room

These webinars are broadcasted from the Partnership for Public Service and no registration is required.  All you need to do is attend and take notes to help you land the job/internship you're looking for.

Don't forget to visit the Career Development Center in 302 Pratt Hall to help you revise your resume and cover letter, as well as prepare yourself or any future interviews.

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.

IUP's 24th Annual Law School Fair

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

HUB Ohio Room

Not sure what law school you want to go to?  Want to find out more about what law school admissions officials are looking for in applicants?  Then you'll want to make time to stop by IUP's 24th Annual Law School Fair.  Admissions representatives from several law schools are coming to IUP to talk about their schools and to answer your questions.

 

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