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Rare Anthropology Honor, Diverse Safety Needs, Piano-Teaching Practice
Rare Anthropology Honor, Diverse Safety Needs, Piano-Teaching Practice
Forensic anthropologist achieves highest certification; faculty member speaks on safety for a diverse workforce; piano students get teaching time; and more
A student looks at a reading on a grip-strength testing device while four other students watch him, one holding her hand in a gripping position, in an arena fair-type setting

Warming Up to What’s out There

Like IUP Day in the fall, Winter Warm-Up is a chance for students to learn more about campus organizations they might want to get involved in. Many groups and local businesses were on hand February 4 in the Kovalchick Complex for this year’s event. Colton Platt, left, a junior majoring in community health education, demonstrated use of a hand dynamometer to measure grip strength.
“It’s not about having a safety program for every single person, . . . but about understanding that people bring their backgrounds and everything they are to the workplace.”
—Luz Marin, Department of Safety Sciences, at the American Society of Safety Professionals’ online conference
Diversity’s Strength in the Workplace,” Electrical Contractor magazine
Faculty member Andrea Palmiotto has attained the American Board of Forensic Anthropology’s highest professional certification and is now one of only two board diplomates working in Pennsylvania. Her work in forensic anthropology includes co-leading recovery efforts through a field school at the site of a World War II plane crash in Germany.
IUP Piano Studio members, in collaboration with the Indiana chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association, recently participated in Piano Pedagogy Day, coordinated by the Department of Music’s Henry Wong Doe and Evan Engelstad. Each studio member gave a brief lesson in master-class format to a local piano student.
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