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Congratulations Dr. Grillo!

December 11, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Grillo (MVAC Research Associate and UWL Assistant Professor, UWL Department of Archaeology & Anthropology) for being named the General Editor of the Journal of African Archaeology.

Girls in Science

December 4, 2017

MVAC’s Connie Arzigian is one of the instructors who received special recognition for working with the UWL Girls in Science program for more than 10 years.  Link to the UWL Campus News article.

3D Archaeology

November 21, 2017

Capstone (UWL College of Liberal Studies Newsletter) article about Dr. Dave Anderson and one of his students’ use of new 3D imaging technology to make artifacts more accessible to a wider public.  Link to the article.

New Major

November 21, 2017

Capstone (UWL College of Liberal Studies Newsletter) article about the new Cultural Anthropology Emphasis in the Archaeology & Anthropology Department.  Link to the article.

Fall Field Update from Kathy Stevenson

Fall Field Update from Kathy Stevenson

November 7, 2017

Fall fieldwork can be chilly, but fun! This central Wisconsin beach had been crossed before we got there by many creatures great and small: big deer, little deer, coyotes, otters, beaver, raccoons, little bitsy things–and three little bears with their…

Great Turnout at Thomsen’s Shipwreck Lecture

Great Turnout at Thomsen’s Shipwreck Lecture

November 3, 2017

Over 130 people attended last night’s lecture by Tamara Thomsen, Wisconsin Historical Society’s maritime archaeologist.  Thomsen shared how shipwrecks are researched and documented along with interesting stories about Wisconsin’s Great Lakes shipwrecks and La Crosse’s War Eagle. Learn more about…