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News: December 2012

M.A. in Applied Archaeology Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2014

The IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Anthropology Department are now accepting applications for the M.A. in Applied Archaeology Program for the Fall 2014 semester.

Posted on 9/10/2013 9:34:28 AM

Garcia and Colleague Publish on Barriers to Hispanic Students in Transferring from Community College to a University

Victor Garcia, director of the Mid-Atlantic Addiction Training Institute, copublished Barriers Faced by Hispanic Students Transferring from Community Colleges to University: An Ethnographic Approach.

Posted on 12/18/2012 10:17:38 AM

Anthropology Graduate Students Publish in National and Regional Journals

Three current M.A. in Applied Archaeology students, Jason Espino, Seth Van Dam, and Ashley Brown, were recently published in North American Archaeologist, and recent graduate Jonathan Libbon published a portion of his thesis in Pennsylvania Archaeologist.

Posted on 12/18/2012 9:15:33 AM

Poole Designated Appalachian Regional Commission Teaching Fellow for Research on Local Sustainability Issues

Students in Amanda Poole’s Cultural Ecology class worked with and interviewed local and state organizations dealing with issues of sustainability in Indiana County.

Posted on 12/11/2012 12:25:56 PM

Chiarulli Publishes Article on Belizean Stone Tools in Journal “Lithic Technology”

Anthropology professor Beverly Chiarulli has published an article titled “Producers, Conmsumers, and Traders: Lithic Industries at Cerros and Chau Hiix, Belize” in the fall 2012 issue of Lithic Technology. Alumna Erica Ausel also has an article in the issue, presenting research she completed for her honors thesis at IUP.

Posted on 12/8/2012 10:54:20 PM

Nine Anthropology Students Present at Appalachian Teaching Project Conference in Washington, D.C.

Students Amanda Balough, Kathryn Edmondson, Taralyn Federoff, Katherine Fox, Sean Herald, Gabrielle Lehigh, Kelly Muthler, Chloe Stevens, and Bryana Urban presented.

Posted on 12/5/2012 9:52:59 AM

Archaeology Grad Student Smeltzer Distributes Lesson Plans at Pennsylvania Science Teachers Annual Meeting

Marion Smeltzer, graduate student in the Anthropology Department MA in Applied Archaeology archaeological outreach specialist for IUP Archaeological Services, provided lesson plans and resources for teachers at the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting in Hershey on November 29-30.

Posted on 12/5/2012 9:09:07 AM

“Sustainable Indiana” Screening, Thursday, December 6

Sustainable Indiana is a new partnership between Anthropology, the Center for Appalachian Studies, and the Coalition for a Healthy County. Come watch a film and learn about the project at the Indiana Theater on December 6.

Posted on 12/3/2012 8:56:10 AM

Chiarulli and Neusius Research Featured in “This Week in Pennsylvania Archaeology”

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission featured the IUP Late Historic Project, a long-term research focus of the Anthropology Department investigation of villages dated between A.D. 1000 and 1500, in its weekly blog on archaeology projects around the state.

Posted on 12/1/2012 2:53:15 PM

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