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Plus: Women Top Brass, “to borrow breath,” “Lady’s Dressing Room”
Plus: Women Top Brass, “to borrow breath,” “Lady’s Dressing Room”
Women top brass talk music careers; breathing sculpture blows away competition; using game design to understand old poetry; embedded tutors boost performance; assessing FBI forensic labs; and more
Faculty members Christopher Schaney and John Benhart flying a drone with students Kate Marodi and Jordan Hudzicki

On the Rise

If you think of drones as toys, Geography and Regional Planning chair John Benhart has some advice: Look up. Drones are charting new territory, far beyond recreation. IUP’s Unmanned Aerial Systems certificate program explores the possibilities.
Students’ television coverage of IUP football was recognized for excellence when the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented its regional Emmy awards.
Seraph Brass portrait with instruments
Music students took part in a music-careers class led by members of Seraph Brass, an internationally recognized ensemble featuring many of America’s top female brass musicians.
Associate professor Sean Derry won first prize in sculpture at the Art of the State exhibit for his kinetic installation that mimics the breathing process.
Andrea Palmiotto recently worked with national accreditation board assessors to review procedures and standards used at the the FBI Forensic Laboratory.
Amber Racchini’s study, published in Currents in Teaching and Learning, showed that students who used an embedded tutor in a Liberal Studies history course outperformed their peers.
English faculty member Melanie Holm published an article on “using feminist game design to look at and beyond the male gaze in Swift’s The Lady’s Dressing Room.
Sean Derry and Sharon Massey with their sculpture project
Associate professors Sean Derry and Sharon Massey presented their Sculpture Support System at the SculptureX: Art & Agency annual symposium.
Coauthored by professor emeritus Joseph Kovaleski, this book provides practical procedures for using data to make decisions at the classroom-, building-, and school-wide levels.
Works from Irene Kabala’s permanent personal collection will be exhibited at the Hoyt art center in New Castle in November.
This article by English faculty member Melanie Holm presents an assignment structure to promote understanding of Sterne’s classic experimental text.
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