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Sustainability in Space, Spring Ceremonies, Intel Initiative
Sustainability in Space, Spring Ceremonies, Intel Initiative
Space researcher featured in lecture series; awaiting word on spring commencement; helping to train federal intelligence employees; and more
Sarina Steigerwald, left, and Danielle Hobbins pose next to a bulletin board decorated for the Management Association

Business Majors Build Skills, Get Involved through COBSAC

This week, the Find Your People series profiles the College of Business Student Advisory Council, an organization that encourages students to build leadership and professional skills and to get involved on campus.
IUP’s chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research honor society, will host Danielle Wood of the MIT Media Lab for a guest lecture, “Sustainability in Space and on Earth,” Thursday at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom. Registration is required (password Wood2021) for this Distinguished Lecturer/Science Inspires series event.
The Commencement Committee has notified graduates and their families that plans are still in progress for spring commencement ceremonies. No decision has been made about whether the ceremonies will be in person or virtual.
The US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Academic Consortium selected IUP as one of 11 universities to offer accredited geospatial intelligence programs as part of a $5-million initiative to enhance training for federal intelligence employees. 
Timothy Moerland, provost, and Hilliary Creely, interim dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research and cochair of the NextGen Steering Committee, discuss IUP’s ongoing NextGen work in this third installment of Facts, Initiatives, and Results.
Over winter break, more than 100 IUP faculty members took a weeklong course, Creating Community Online, aimed at better serving at-risk students during remote instruction. The course was created by faculty for faculty using funds from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The Haven Project invites all members of the IUP community to learn about healthy relationships and how to love better with help from the One Love Couplets characters. This session is offered Thursday at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.
The website Chart Attack recently chose the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts as one of the top 15 pastry schools in the United States.
Learn about a former IUP assistant coach’s role at the Super Bowl, see what’s happening across the division, and choose from a huge list of upcoming events.
The Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department invites students to apply for scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year by March 15.
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