Microfossil Research, Culture-Based Healing, Staying On with Scholarship
Microfossil Research, Culture-Based Healing, Staying On with Scholarship
Geoscience senior studies Scotia Sea microfossils; Ugandan doctoral student receives international education grant; anthropologist studies grassroots treatment for alcoholism; and more
Justin Brown visible behind and between students in the audience as he gives a presentation

Making Lightbulb Moments

Justin Brown went from a diverse home community to a university setting in which the other Black faces were few. As a sophomore, he created a diversity awareness program on his campus, and soon, he was presenting it at other schools, including IUP. Now, more than a thousand trainings on 40 national stages later, Brown, a 2013 graduate of IUP’s Student Affairs in Higher Education master’s program, discusses his journey in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Garrett Strittmatter won a Best Poster Award at the Pittsburgh Geological Society’s student research night for his microfossil-based assessment of Scotia Sea temperature and sea ice from the present to the last glacial period.
Counselor Education doctoral student Racheal Nuwagaba-K has received an Institute of International Education grant designed to help international students continue studying in the US during the pandemic.
Victor Garcia, Anthropology, and researchers at the Prevention Research Center at Berkeley published an article on Latino culture and recovery in Northern Californian anexos, or grassroots, residential treatment facilities. 
Christopher Jeffords, Economics Department, has published a paper on the relationship between constitutional environmental human rights and sustainable development outcomes.
Stephen Shiring, Hospitality Management, and his daughter, Elizabeth Shiring, Professional Studies in Education, worked together to contribute five manuscripts to a special, 75th anniversary issue of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research.
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