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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

Neusius Presents Paper on Archaic Period Research

Sarah Neusius, Department of Anthropology, and colleagues presented “The Eastern Archaic Faunal Working Group: Database Preservation, Comparability and Integration for Archaic Period Faunal Data” at the joint meeting of the Ontario Archaeological Society and the Eastern States Archaeological Federation October 18, 2015.

Posted on 11/6/2015 1:57:34 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

Anthropology’s Ford Delivers Closing Remarks at Federal Symposium

Ben Ford, Department of Anthropology, delivered the closing remarks at the Maritime Cultural Landscape Symposium on October 14–15, 2015, which was convened to discuss the application a Maritime Cultural Landscape approach to managing historic and archaeological resources on federal property.

Posted on 10/26/2015 9:19:06 AM

Anthropologist Poole Presents on Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia

Amanda Poole presented a paper titled “Eritreans in Ethiopia: Dislocations and Boundaries of Belonging along the Eritrean-Ethiopian Border” at the Conference on Disasters, Displacement, and Human Rights at the University of Tennessee–Knoxville on September 26, 2015.

Posted on 10/2/2015 10:40:49 AM

Occhipinti to Speak on Short-Term Missions and Volunteer Tourism

Laurie Occhipinti, of Clarion University, will give a talk titled “Serving the Poor: Short-term Missions and Volunteer Tourism” on Wednesday, October 7, in Keith Hall, room 130 at 6:30 p.m.

Posted on 10/2/2015 9:53:56 AM

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 Graduate Student Gilligan Awarded Lambda Alpha Graduate Research Grant

Cherilyn Gilligan is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Lambda Alpha National Honor Society’s Graduate Research Grant. Her master’s-level research focuses on the faunal analysis of Moravian missionary towns in Colonial Ohio.

Posted on 9/16/2015 10:47:47 AM

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