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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

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

Garcia Shares Immigrant Perspectives This Fall

Victor Garcia will bring nearly a quarter century of ethnographic experience with immigrant populations to his course on Latinos and Diasporas (ANTH 370) in fall 2016.

Posted on 7/13/2016 11:46:17 AM

Anthropology Student Research Featured in Cumberland Sentinel

Anthropology graduate student Emily Masters’ thesis research at the Camp Michaux POW Camp Site

Posted on 6/28/2016 8:45:08 AM

Allard Elected President of Society for East Asian Archaeology

At its June 2016 conference jointly hosted by Harvard and Boston universities, the Society for East Asian Archaeology recognized Francis Allard as its newly elected president.

Posted on 6/14/2016 8:27:48 AM

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