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News: March 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

Anthropologist Kruckman Named to MedEdPPD Advisory Board

Dr. Laurence Kruckman of the Department of Anthropology has been named a member of the MedEdPPD advisory board, a professional education, peer-reviewed website developed with the support of the National Institute of Mental Health.

Posted on 3/31/2010 11:47:45 PM

Summer Archaeological Fieldschool Applications Still Accepted

Applications for the undergraduate and graduate Archaeological Fieldschools scheduled for the summer of 2010 were due on March 22, 2010, but applications will still be accepted until the courses are filled.

Posted on 3/23/2010 8:47:30 AM

Anthropology Club Sponsors “What Next?” Event

The Anthropology Club sponsored the “What Next?” event on March 18, 2010, which featured faculty members and graduate students giving brief presentations on what you can do with an Anthropology degree after graduation.

Posted on 3/20/2010 1:54:29 PM

Chiarulli and Students Visit Maya Sites in Belize during Spring Break

Dr. Beverly Chiarulli and eight students, primarily from the Mesoamerican Archaeology class, spent Spring Break 2010 climbing pyramids, patting jaguars, and discovering insect night life in Belize.

Posted on 3/20/2010 1:35:23 PM

Grad Student Smeltzer Presents Archaeological Education Materials at Social Studies Conference

On February 26–27, 2010, Marion Smeltzer, a graduate student in the Anthropology Department’s M.A. in Applied Archaeology program, presented archaeological education materials through an exhibit booth at the Middle States Regional Conference for Social Studies in Gettysburg. Smeltzer represented IUP Archaeological Services and the Indiana County Archaeological Society, which sponsored the booth.

Posted on 3/2/2010 10:43:02 PM

Undergraduate Student Pace Featured in IUP Admissions “Get My Story”

Senior Meggie Pace is featured in the IUP Admissions campaign Get My Story, which features undergraduates from throughout the university. Her story features journal entries on her experiences in the Anthropology Department, including learning how to use ground penetrating radar and traveling to China with Dr. Francis Allard and other students last summer.

Posted on 3/1/2010 9:20:19 AM

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