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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

Refugee Panel and Fundraiser at April 18 Six O’Clock Series

The Refugee Working Group will present the panel “Debunking the Myths About Refugee Resettlement” at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016, as part of IUP’s Six O’Clock Series, followed by a fundraiser to benefit Syrians through the Syrian American Medical Society Foundation.

Posted on 4/14/2016 12:16:40 PM

Anthropology Students Well-Represented at Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums

Seventeen anthropology students worked with faculty to present on their original research at IUP’s Undergraduate and Graduate Scholars Forums, held on campus April 5 and 6, 2016. Anthropology major Alyssa Hyziak won two awards for her poster.

Posted on 4/12/2016 12:40:14 PM

Flintknapping Demonstration to be Held on Campus

Susanne Haney will present a demonstration on flintknapping, the ancient technique making tools out of stone, on Thursday, November 12, at McElhaney Hall, room G-2.

Posted on 11/5/2015 5:19:20 PM

IUP Alumnus Matthews to Speak about Analytic Modeling in Anthropology

Luke Mathews will present “Cultural Evolution from its Primate Origins to Modern Geopolitics” on Wednesday, November 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the HUB Allegheny Room as part of the Anthropology in Action speaker series.

Posted on 11/5/2015 4:51:56 PM

International Archaeology Day Celebration Planned for October 17

Get a glimpse at what archaeologists do! Come celebrate International Archaeology Day at IUP Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the ground floor of McElhaney Hall. See student research exhibitions, geophysical demonstrations, lab and specimens tours, artifact displays, stone tool making, and more!

Posted on 10/15/2015 3:24:05 PM

Valko Guest Speaker in “Anthropology in Action” Series

Amanda Valko, MA kicked off the Anthropology Department’s 2015–16 Anthropology in Action series on Wednesday, September 23, with a program titled “Paleobotany: the Secret of Seeds.”

Posted on 9/28/2015 8:13:37 AM

Anthropology in Action Presents “Political Cartoons and Depictions of the Past: Current Conflicts over Representations of North African Minorities in France”

Anthropologist Victoria Phaneuf will discuss the tensions between globalization and nationalism through the lens of political cartoons at 6:45 p.m. on April 22, 2015, in the HUB Delaware Room.

Posted on 4/8/2015 11:43:56 AM

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