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COVID Help, Women in STEM, Surviving the Semester
COVID Help, Women in STEM, Surviving the Semester
IUP partnership improves COVID testing worldwide; summit features alumnae science stars; strategies help students battle burnout; and more
eight members of the National Art Education Association working on a painted banner of IUP mascot Norm looking like the subject of Edvard Munch's

National Art Education Association Prepares Future Teachers

IUP’s award-winning chapter of this national association, which gives aspiring art teachers experiences and opportunities in their field, is this week’s focus in the Find Your People series.
IUP, Indiana Regional Medical Center, and Takara Bio USA have developed a new COVID-19 detection protocol expected to bring better and faster testing to underserved areas around the world. 
IUP’s Criminal Justice Training Center has become the first center of its kind in the state to be accredited though the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies’ Public Safety Training Academy Accreditation program.
IUP has one of only two Pennsylvania programs that appear in Great Business Schools’ listing of the 25 Best Executive MBA Programs for 2021. 
The University Museum’s IUP Art and Design Faculty Triennial 2021 will open Friday and run throughout April. It will also feature work of the Sculpture Support System, a faculty-student collaboration.
Registration is open through Monday for the online IUP STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Women’s Summit on Thursday, April 8, featuring seven IUP alumnae who are accomplished in STEM fields.
For the seventh time, the University Museum will present an exhibit of its art for sale at the Artists Hand Gallery on Philadelphia Street. From Our Walls to Your Home will run April 6–24.
IUP Counseling Center team members will share coping strategies and more in a Zoom session, “Battling Burnout,” Monday, April 19, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., cosponsored by the IUP Libraries and the Center for Health and Well-Being.
Cellists in grades 6–12 are invited to join the music making during IUP Cellobration Day, Saturday, April 10, in Fisher Auditorium, featuring faculty members Linda Jennings and Alexandra Dee and rock group Cello Fury.
Do you know a student who has made outstanding contributions toward disability awareness, advocacy, accessibility, support, or education? Nominate that student for the 2021 Coppler Award. 
In a video message, President Michael Driscoll thanked the IUP community for keeping COVID-19 numbers low and shared information about May commencement, Summer Sessions, and Research Appreciation Week.
Eduroam is a secure, global internet service for the international research and education community. When visiting any other participating university, IUP users can now connect to that university’s wireless network.
IUP Punxsutawney, the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce, and the Punxsutawney Area School District have developed a pilot program to teach communication, teamwork, and other soft skills to high school students.
IUP’s Central Storeroom will return to offering surplus items for public auction. All bidding and payments will now be handled through online auction company GovPlanet.
Learn about applying to be on STATIC’s executive board, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, upcoming multicultural events, and more in this issue.
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