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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

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

IUP Applied Archaeology Graduate Students Conduct Geophysical Survey in Schuylkill Haven

IUP graduate students Emily Masters and Hannah Harvey and William Chadwick (Anthropology) conducted a ground-penetrating radar survey on September 4, 2015, in Schuylkill Haven, Pa, after a PennDOT project found human remains potentially related to the 1918 Spanish Flue epidemic.

Posted on 9/14/2015 9:25:13 AM

Anthropologist Homsey-Messer Publishes on the Archaeology of Caves

Lara Homsey-Messer recently published an article discussing the role of caves in the lives of hunter-gatherers in American Antiquity, the premier journal for American archaeology.

Posted on 5/17/2015 1:36:48 PM

Anthropology Students Attend State System Undergraduate Anthropology Research Conference at Bloomsburg University

On April 25 and 26, 2015, 18 students from the Anthropology Department took part in the 24th annual Pennsylvania State System Undergraduate Anthropology Conference. The annual conference enables students to present their research in a professional, public forum and engage with other anthropology students throughout the State System.

Posted on 5/1/2015 1:17:00 PM

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