SportsCenter Worthy, Multimedia Poetry, “Talking Smack to the Dead”
SportsCenter Worthy, Multimedia Poetry, “Talking Smack to the Dead”
One-handed interception makes show’s top plays; professor publishes digital poem on coal culture; ArtsPath artist releases “hemi-powered” poetry collection; and more
Supply Chains In 10 Minutes
Competition is no longer just between companies—it’s also between supply chains. Learn the basics of supply chain management in less than 10 minutes with Prashanth Bharadwaj, professor of management in the Eberly College of Business. Watch the video Supply Chains in 10 Minutes.
A second-year student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education master’s program, Abreeya Darda, is the 2022 Nancy Newkerk Scholarship recipient. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to students, student affairs activities, the SAHE Department, and the higher education community. Newkerk was an IUP administrator and a President’s Medal of Distinction winner.
Sophomore defensive back Darius Bruce’s one-handed interception against Cal in the 2022 Coal Bowl made the Top 10 Plays on ESPN’s SportsCenter last week, placing third. The football team went on to win 22-21. See the clip.
Kenneth Sherwood, English professor and codirector of the Center for Digital Humanities and Culture, published a digital poem, “Coal Code,” in the Electronic Literature Collection. Built in Javascript, this multimedia work combines lyric voice tracks with images that represent 19th-century coal culture in Pennsylvania. Access the poem.
Jon Lewis, professor of geology, cowrote an open-access paper, “Synorogenic Extension and Extrusion in Southern Taiwan,” recently published in the journal Tectonophysics. The paper discusses how Taiwan’s high tectonic uplift rates are balanced in part by the lateral southwestward flow of the crust. Several students participated in this research.
Dana Driscoll, professor of English and director of the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center, and colleagues from other universities contributed a chapter to a recently published edited collection, Writing Beyond the University. Their piece explores how adults use writing to learn in contexts outside of work and school.
A writer and teaching artist with the ArtsPath Arts-in-Education program, Walt Peterson has released a new book of poetry and prose, Talking Smack to the Dead. One critic said the book “runs low and hot through the land of adrenalin” and described the poems as “hemi-powered.”
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