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MA in Applied Archaeology Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2016

The IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Anthropology Department are now accepting applications for the MA in Applied Archaeology Program for the fall 2016 semester.

Posted on 1/9/2016 10:18:35 AM

Chadwick Discusses Facing Educational and Industry Challenges for Cultural Resource Management

William Chadwick (Anthropology) participated in a panel discussion titled “CRM and the Academy: Crafting the Dialog for Facing Educational and Industry Challenges” at the 22nd annual conference of the American Cultural Resources Association, which was held in Palm Springs, California, on September 15–18, 2016.

Posted on 9/23/2016 2:13:18 PM

Adams and Vick Receive Appalachian Teaching Project Grant for Adventure Learning Trail

Abigail Adams, Anthropology, and Brandon Vick, Economics, have been awarded a grant from the Appalachian Teaching Project to create an Adventure Learning Trail using geocaching to promote the history of Downtown Indiana.

Posted on 9/6/2016 9:41:28 AM

What Was Anthropology Up To This Summer? A Lot!

Summer is the time when students and faculty can get out to do anthropology field work. This was a particularly busy summer, with students working on independent and group research projects and faculty pursuing their research across the state, nation, and globe.

Posted on 8/31/2016 10:27:49 AM

IUP Hosts Advanced Metal Detecting for Archaeologists at Fort Necessity

IUP Anthropology hosted an Advanced Metal Detecting for Archaeologists course at Fort Necessity Battlefield on August 19–21.

Posted on 8/22/2016 12:18:45 PM

Poole Briefs U.S. State Department on Eritrean Migrant Crisis

Dr. Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, was invited by the U.S. State Department to speak at an Analytic Exchange on Eritrea in Washington, D.C. on August 17, 2016.

Posted on 8/22/2016 11:30:31 AM

Anthropology Alumna Working to Protect Chimpanzees

Alicia Rich is using molecular ecology to study chimpanzee conservation and evolution in the Toro-Semliki Wildlife Reserve of Uganda. The data will inform some major conservation initiatives in East Africa by testing the ways in which chimpanzees cope with the constraints of rainforest corridors.

Posted on 8/9/2016 12:25:26 PM

IUP Anthropology Featured in Post-Gazette Article

IUP's recent archaeological excavations at Fort Necessity National Battlefield were recently featured in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the park.

Posted on 8/1/2016 2:59:31 PM

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