According to his official biography, “Ken E. Nwadike, Jr. is a peace activist, video journalist, and YouTube personality best known as the Free Hugs Guy online. Nwadike is the founder of the Free Hugs Project, which produces motivational videos to spread love, inspire change, and raise awareness of social issues. His ‘Free Hugs’ videos have reached hundreds of millions of views on Facebook and YouTube. As a former homeless student athlete, Nwadike overcame many challenges …to now owning Superhero Events – an event production company that raises funds and awareness for homeless teens.”
There’s an interesting free and public event that IUP will hold on Saturday, February 17, 2018. As one of the activities of a federally-funded project, they offer a series of FREE Cybersecurity Skill Improvement Weekend Workshops. These workshops offer very engaging sessions on various aspects of Cybersecurity. The upcoming workshop on Feb. 17th will be similar to the one they offered last December. See the details below. .
If you have any questions, please email cae-c-expan…firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also visit the project Web Site at www.iup.edu/caecexpansion for additional information about this workshop that will be posted soon.
•Workshop Date/time: Saturday, February 17, 2018, 9: 00 AM – 2:30 PM.
•Registration: Email the following info: Applicant’s Full Name, Email, Postal Address, Phone Number, DOB and Grade level (for non-IUP students) and School to email@example.com by Feb 12 to register. Space is limited and registration will be first come, first served.
•Workshop Location: 112A Stright Hall (210 South 10th Street, Indiana, PA 15705).
•Sponsored by the NSA and IUP.
•Open to all interested students (middle school, high school and college students) and teachers.
•Free Pizza lunch will be offered.
•Workshop Schedule: ◦9:00 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks, Dr. Farag, IUP
◦9:15-10:45: Guest Speaker, “Cybersecurity 101: A Hands-On Session”, Dr. Isaac Porche, RAND Corporation
◦11-12:30: “Greetings” from The Void: Communicating While Under Cyber Attack, Dr. Rafoth, IUP
◦12:30-1: Free Pizza Lunch
◦1-2:30: Global Cyber-Crises Simulation: WWIII?, Dr. Fiddner, IUP
- Elevated the status of women on campus in sustainable ways;
- Helped to improve campus policies affecting women;
- Promoted and advanced the recruitment, retention, and upward mobility of women;
- Participated in and assisted in the establishment of professional development opportunities for women; and/or
- Participated in and assisted in the establishment of academic mentoring for women.
Field Studies and Sustainability in Iceland: Exploring the Physical and Cultural Uniqueness of a Nordic Island
Dr. Christopher Schaney Department of Geography and Regional Planning
Dr. Nick Deardorff Department of Geoscience
Summer I 2018
June 10 – 24th 2018 (tentative)
Earn 3 Credits in GEOG 481/581 Special Topics: Field Studies and Sustainability in Iceland
15 day Field Course circumnavigation the Island
Field Studies and observations in Reykjavik, as well as the Islands numerous volcanic and glacial features.
The Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement is looking for volunteers on Friday, February 2 for Winter Warm Up. There are a variety of shifts available, and we would appreciate all the help we can get! Students who volunteer for at least two hours will receive a raffle ticket for one of ten prize packs. Anyone who volunteers will receive an email on Thursday with final details.
Students can sign up using this link to a Google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJjJ0JWAQKX6tcsittBz9uchl59qFQl2nc_NVhg4xvN2GCfw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Interested in studying abroad? Check out this website for a guide that helps make international study programs more accessible to students!
The fifth annual Research Experience for Summer Scholars (RESS) program will run this summer from June 4th -August 9th; uniting student, staff, and faculty researchers through stimulating social and scholarly events. The RESS program features a “Presenter Pizza Series” where we can share our research and professional experiences, professional development events, a picnic in the Oak Grove, and an afternoon poster symposium at the end of the summer.
All IUP students from all majors are welcome to participate.
Encourage your students in classes, student organizations and in research to join us in this exciting 10-week summer program. Applications for RESS will be available March 1st and can be found at http://www.iup.edu/ress/.
Summer 2018 Employment Opportunities
Biology Instructors and Teaching Assistants
CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented and motivated elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. We are currently seeking highly motivated and qualified candidates to work in our summer programs. Information regarding employment and our summer programs can be found at cty.jhu.edu/jobs/summer.
We are currently seeking individuals to teach the following Biology-related courses:
· Through the Microscope
· Examining the Evidence
· The Sensory Brain
· Marine Ecology
· Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences
· Anatomy and Physiology
· Whales and Estuary Systems
· Fast-Paced High School Biology
· Science, Technology, and Public Policy
The Newman Center is looking for volunteers.
If you can help, contact Janet May at firstname.lastname@example.org.