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News: January 2010

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Projects Strong Job Growth for Anthropologists and Archaeologists

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently listed anthropology and archaeology as having faster than average job growth in the coming years and as being fields where employees make better than average salaries. It is a good time to be an anthropologist!

Posted on 8/25/2015 4:43:21 PM

Kruckman Named Medical Anthropology Consultant for Blue Cross–Illinois

Dr. Laurence Kruckman from the Department of Anthropology has joined a Chicago Blue Cross team to research and create an interactive website with podcasts, 24/7 live nurse support, and other programs to reduce the risk of preventable perinatal conditions.

Posted on 1/29/2010 3:57:01 PM

Apply for Assistantships in M.A. in Applied Anthropology

Students interested in graduate assistantships next year in the Masters in Applied Archaeology program should submit applications by March 15, 2010. Current as well incoming students may apply for funding.

Posted on 1/26/2010 8:58:51 AM

Garcia Publishes on Labor Migration, Drug Trafficking, and Drug Use

IUP anthropologist Victor Garcia recently published a coauthored article, “Labor Migration, Drug Trafficking Organizations, and Drug Use: Major Challenges for Transnational Communities in Mexico,” in the Journal of Urban Anthropology,

Posted on 1/16/2010 1:43:14 PM

Cooper, Poole, Garcia, and Chiarulli Present at American Anthropological Association Meeting

Four members of the Anthropology Department presented papers or posters at the 108th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Philadelphia, Pa., December 3–6, 2009.

Posted on 1/15/2010 11:57:03 AM

Ford Chairs Session at Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

Dr. Ben Ford of the Department of Anthropology chaired a session entitled “Coastal Communities and Cultural Landscapes” at the 2010 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. Ford also presented a paper as part of the session.

Posted on 1/15/2010 10:25:52 AM

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