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2016 Archaeology Field School by Sarah Reid

The Missouri State-Vallles Caldera Archaeological Field School returned for a second season from June 6th to July 7th, 2016. It was a continuation of the previous summer’s collaboration with the Valles Caldera National Preserve in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. The …

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Meadows’ Summer Research on Code Talkers

Dr. William Meadows reviews his summer research interviewing Native Americans and giving talks about his research across the southwest. This summer, Dr. William Meadows conducted fieldwork with the Laguna, Hopi, Navajo, and Choctaw Tribes in New Mexico, Arizona, and Oklahoma. …

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Four Lessons on Presenting Posters for a Conference

Hello! I am Grace Gronniger, a graduate student in the Applied Anthropology program. I recently attended the Society for Historical Archaeology’s Annual Conference this year in Washington D.C. along with fellow graduate student Sarah Reid. With some very helpful funding …

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Tough Talks…

If you haven’t been to one of Mr. Foster’s Tough Talk Luncheons this fall of 2015, you must drop whatever you have planned this Wednesday or Thursday and immediately join us. It is a delightful yet honest gathering of many …

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Study Away Guatemala and Honduras

Anthropology instructor Jason Shepard led a group of six students from MSU to Guatemala and Honduras for a three week study abroad course this summer. This is the fourth summer that students from the university traveled to Central America to …

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GA Stephen Dyle Shares about Workshop on New Archaeology Techniques

From May 25 to May 29, 2015, I attended the National Park Service workshop titled “Current Archaeological Prospection Advances for Non-Destructive Investigations in the 21st Century” in Lyons, Kansas. The workshop provided approximately 40 attendees with instruction on the use …

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Slavery and Freedom: Historical Archaeology of African Americans in Greene County, Missouri by Grace Gronniger

The MSU library is currently showcasing a series of exhibits highlighting items related to the community outreach and field schools supervised by Dr. Elizabeth Sobel at the Berry, and Reeves sites in Ash Grove, Missouri as well as the McKinley …

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