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Internships at the Minnesota Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society, which has some great anthropological collections (such as the Gilbert L. and Frederick Wilson ethnographic materials), offers internships for student at their headquarters in St. Paul (twin city of Minneapolis),...

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Creativity Bootcamp for Cultural Non-Profits

Are you considering that someday you might work for a museum or other cultural non-profit organization? If so, you might be interested in this two-day workshop in Topeka in early October 2017 that is...

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GIS Mapping

In September 2016, Equal Access began implementation of the USAID-funded Voices for Peace (V4P) program, a five-year program to counter violent extremism (VE) and promote democracy, human rights, and governance in Burkina Faso, Cameroon,...

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Careers in Archaeology

The most recent edition (May 2017) of the newsletter of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA Archaeological Record) presents a number of stories about different ways archaeologists have made their career in this field....

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Anthropology for Business

The first question most anthropology students receive upon informing someone of their major is “What is that?” The next question which invariably follows is “What are you going to do with that?”. While there...

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Contisuyo Archaeological Field School in Peru

Learn archaeological excavation and laboratory analysis techniques in the Andean foothills of southern Peru.  This season, the field school will excavate a village near the Wari imperial outpost of Cerro Baúl.  The Wari Empire...

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Off the Beaten Track Summer Field School

The Anthropology field school is held annually on the islet of Gozo, one of the three inhabited islands of the Maltese Archipelago in the heart of the Mediterranean. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, Gozo,...

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Fall 2016 Newsletter – Drs. Ritterbush & Logan

During the month of June 2016, 12 K-State undergraduates joined Drs. Brad Logan and Lauren W. Ritterbush in exploring the prehistoric cultural landscape of the Manhattan area through the Kansas Archaeological Field School. The...

Dr. Prins and Penobscot Indian World War II veteran Charles Shay at the Sieg River in Ger-many. A combat medic in an assault platoon, 19-year-old Private Shay was awarded a Silver Star for heroism at Omaha Beach on D-Day. Soon after the Battle of the Bulge, he was captured by German enemies at this location in early 1945. Having accompanied this tribal elder on his pilgrimage to major battle sites and war cemeter-ies, Dr. Prins successfully nominated him for the Legion of Honor, with the French President personally inducting him as Chevalier (Knight). Having assisted Mr. Shay with the publication of his memoir, he is now completing his life history (under contract with the University of Nebraska Press).

Fall 2016 Newsletter – Dr. Prins

Dr. Harald E.L. Prins served for a second year on an international panel for the Fejos award in ethnographic film for the Wenner-Gren Foundation in New York City. He was also contracted by the...

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Fall 2016 Newsletter – Dr. Alfonso-Durruty

In the last year, Dr. Alfonso-Durruty has published two articles. The first paper was published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, and addressed the antiquity and distribution of cranial modification among the prehistoric...