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News: August 2012

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

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 11/6/2015 1:59:27 PM

M.A. in Applied Archaeology Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2013

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 2013 semester.

Posted on 8/31/2012 9:17:36 AM

Archaeology Graduate Student Smeltzer Organizes Indiana County Historical Booth at County Fair

Graduate student Marion Smeltzer, president of the Indiana County Archaeological Society, will return to the Indiana County Fair for the seventh year with a booth describing the archaeology of Indiana County.

Posted on 8/23/2012 1:26:48 PM

Poole Discusses “Out-Migration, National Service, and Militarization” at Analytic Exchange on Eritrea

Amanda Poole, Anthropology Department, presented “Out-Migration, National Service, and Militarization: Ethnographic Perspectives from the Lowlands” at the Analytic Exchange on Eritrea, held on August 16, 2012, in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 8/17/2012 1:01:58 PM

Invitation to Student Presentations of Ethnographic Research Projects

IUP Anthropology Ethnographic Field School students will be presenting their work at the Artist’s Hand Gallery at 732 Philadelphia Street in downtown Indiana on Friday, August 17, 2012, from 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Posted on 8/16/2012 11:38:10 AM

Archaeologists Receive Major Research Instrumentation Grant from National Science Foundation

Beverly Chiarulli, Scott Moore, Ben Ford, Sarah Neusius, and Phillip Neusius have been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation for the “Acquisition of Instruments for 3D Digital Mapping of Historic Structures and Archaeological Sites.”

Posted on 8/7/2012 8:04:45 PM

Anthropology Student and Faculty Excavate at Submerged Prehistoric Site

Ben Ford, Department of Anthropology, and graduate student Adam Burke participated in an excavation at the Page-Ladson Site in Florida. The site, located in the Aucilla River, is among the earliest archaeological sites in North America and contains such oddities as preserved mammoth feces.

Posted on 8/7/2012 10:41:45 AM

Former Professors Gerald and Raibourn Return Archaeological Collections

Archaeologist Virginia Gerald and her husband, Downey Raibourn, both retired professors of Anthropology, returned to IUP on August 2, 2012, with archaeological collections that Gerald has been studying since her retirement in 1985. These collections will be curated by the Department of Anthropology.

Posted on 8/6/2012 9:57:05 AM

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