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Donations Needed for Summer Youth Scholarships

Donations Needed for Summer Youth Scholarships

May 9, 2016

Every year we receive numerous requests for financial support from youth interested in participating in MVAC’s summer archaeology programs. This year we have limited funds available for scholarships. If you would like add to the scholarship fund, please click on…

2016 MVAC Volunteer Field Survey

2016 MVAC Volunteer Field Survey

May 9, 2016

Against the beautiful backdrop of the hills surrounding Coon Creek, 12 volunteers on the 2016 MVAC Public Field Survey examined 8 fields just west of Coon Valley, WI. We looked at four fields on the Norskedalen Heritage Center property that…

Mary Anna Evans Lecture Well Received

Mary Anna Evans Lecture Well Received

April 27, 2016

Mary Anna Evans, author of the Faye Longchamp archaeology mystery series, spoke to an interested audience of students and community members.  A number of people stayed after the lecture to have books signed and to chat with Ms. Evans.  The…

Gallagher’s Ireland Lecture Now Available Online

Gallagher’s Ireland Lecture Now Available Online

April 25, 2016

If you missed Jim Gallagher’s lecture last November – you can now see it online at WPT University Place at: http://wpt.org/University-Place/archaeological-places-ireland. Ireland is a country incredibly rich in well preserved and spectacular archeological sites and artifacts.   Jim Gallagher has traveled…

New MVAC T-Shirts

New MVAC T-Shirts

March 10, 2016

The new short-sleeve shirts are brown with MVAC’s logo in cream.  Stop by the Archaeology Lab (usually M-F, 9 am-4 pm) to pick up a shirt for $10.  If you can’t stop in, call (608-785-8463) or e-mail (MVAC@uwlax.edu) to place…

Donations to MVAC’s Education Endowment

January 19, 2016

MVAC just received some great news to start off the New Year – two generous donations to MVAC’s Education Endowment – a $3,000 donation from an anonymous donor and a $250 donation from the Camille A. Lonstorf Trust.  In challenging…