Skip to Content - Skip to Navigation

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

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

Anthropology in Action Lecture Series a Success

The first two lectures in the Anthropology in Action lecture series informed students from multiple departments about the work of cultural anthropologists today and its relevance to contemporary events.

Posted on 3/30/2015 2:00:58 PM

Jaillet-Wentling to Speak about Antebellum Freed African Americans in Pennsylvania

Department of Anthropology graduate Angela Jaillet-Wentling will present her research on the pre-Civil War freed African American settlement of Pandenarium at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26.

Posted on 3/23/2015 3:25:24 PM

Employees can suggest news items for this page when connected to the IUP VPN.


Recent News


Subscribe to the Anthropology News Feed

RSS Feed

  • Anthropology Department
  • McElhaney Hall, Room G-1
    441 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2841
  • Fax: 724-357-7637
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.