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Donations Needed for Summer Youth Scholarships

Donations Needed for Summer Youth Scholarships

June 12, 2018

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. Link to add to the scholarship fund. Please enter “STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS” in…

MVAC Summer Programs

MVAC Summer Programs

June 12, 2018

Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center is offering a variety of programs for youth and adults this summer.  Link to more information about these events. Youth Classes July 16 – Temples & Tombs of the Americas – grades 4-6 July 17 –…

2018 MVAC Volunteer Field Survey

2018 MVAC Volunteer Field Survey

May 8, 2018

The 2018 Public Field Survey on May 5 found 17 volunteers finally getting to survey some fields in excellent condition. We were there before the farmer had plowed, so the fields had sat through the winter and a very wet…

Nice turnout at Egypt lectures!

Nice turnout at Egypt lectures!

March 2, 2018

    MVAC was pleased to host presentations by Dr. Nadine Moeller and Dr. Gregory Marouard both from The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago.   Dr. Moeller discussed her work on two early urban centers in Upper Egypt during the 3rd…

Congratulations Jaelyn Roland!

Congratulations Jaelyn Roland!

February 28, 2018

UWL Archaeology major, Jaelyn Roland, was awarded an Institute for Field Research-Society for American Archaeology (SAA) travel grant to cover her travel costs to the SAA Annual Meeting in DC on April 11-15, 2018. Jaelyn reflects on her experiences at…