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Theater Grad on Netflix, Scholarships: Do the Math, Behind-the-Lens Props
Theater Grad on Netflix, Scholarships: Do the Math, Behind-the-Lens Props
Natalie Palamides ’12 to have comedy special this fall; one department—$330,000 in scholarships; Comm students in the running for another national award; and more
Josiah Townsend leading a virtual field trip to a cloud forest reserve

Biologist Helps “Keep Pulse of International Education Going”

After completing his Fulbright in Honduras last spring, biology faculty member Josiah Townsend had to stay in the country because of travel restrictions during the pandemic. This semester, he’s been teaching his IUP courses from 3,300 miles away. Find out how Townsend is leveraging his logistical challenge to give students an international experience at a time when those opportunities are few.

“Palamides’s theater professor Rick Kemp introduced her to the study of European clown, which goes beyond mere entertainment, turning foolery into a quasi-spiritual pursuit.”

—Helen Shaw on Natalie Palamides ’12
Inside Nate, Natalie Palamides’s Netflix Comedy Special,” Vulture
The department awarded more than $330,000 in scholarships for the 2020–21 academic year. See all the recipients.
College Broadcasters, Inc., selected an IUP-TV Sports production of a football victory over Edinboro last November as a finalist for Best Live Sports Broadcast. 
Krys Kaniasty collaborated on “Social Adjustment in New Zealand and Philippine Responders: A Test of Main and Moderating Effects of Received Social Support,” published in the Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies.
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