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Driscoll’s Update, US Military in Africa, Love in the Time of COVID
Driscoll’s Update, US Military in Africa, Love in the Time of COVID
Why it was a great week for IUP; factors that led to the US Africa Command’s creation; how the pandemic can challenge relationships; and more
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“Dangerous Myths” Opens Six O’Clock Series

Monday’s Six O’Clock Series season opener is “Five Dangerous Myths about Black People in America,” presented by Jeremy McCool, instructor and doctoral candidate in the Communications Media Department. McCool will address these stereotypes, where they started, and how they affect the community. Join via Zoom.
In a recent video message, President Michael Driscoll discussed the success of IUP’s Imagine Unlimited comprehensive campaign. He also shared faculty and alumni accolades and upcoming programs marking Black History Month.
Washington and Jefferson College political science professor Buba Misawa will present “The Expanding US Military Presence in Africa Today” on Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. via Zoom.
The pandemic dramatically affects our lives, including our relationships. Join the Haven Project via Zoom on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to learn the signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships.
John Chrispell, Mathematical and Computer Sciences Department, will conduct hands-on workshops on the programming language Python on February 17 and 24 via Zoom. Register to attend
The IUP Libraries announced a series of Thomson Reuters trainings in February on its Westlaw product, an online legal research service and database. One session grants a free continuing legal education credit.
Health and Wellness Promotion invites the campus community to follow its campaigns on Instagram @IUPAWARE: Motivational Mondays, Wellness Wednesdays, and Fresh Food Fridays.
The Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance, with assistance from IT Services, hosted five days of virtual workshops and other events for Region 2 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in January.
Students, faculty, and staff discussed a range of topics, including the impact of white supremacy on global and local history, at this virtual summit in January, sponsored by the Social Equity and Title IX office.
This week, representatives from the Center for Organ Recovery in Pittsburgh demonstrated for respiratory care students how lungs function when connected to a ventilator.
This club, which holds social activities for those with an interest in math, will meet via Zoom every other Friday at 8:00 p.m. For more information, contact Tim Flowers, faculty advisor,, or Mikayla Dokos, president,
Study Skills: Choose a study partner you can count on. Connect with a classmate or friend to discuss course material, and quiz one another. A reliable partner can make studying more enjoyable and will hold you accountable for reviewing material on a regular basis.

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