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Collaborative national research

November 26, 2019

Dr. David Anderson, UWL Archaeology & Anthropology Department, is part of a trio that conducted assessment on the psychosocial occupational health status of archaeologists. Link to read the article in Capstone, UWL College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Newsletter,…

O’Shea Lecture Well Attended

November 11, 2019

MVAC was pleased to host a presentation by John O’Shea, the Curator of Great Lakes Archaeology at the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology, and the Emerson F. Greenman Collegiate Professor of Archaeology in the university’s Department of Anthropology.  Over…

Silver Mound 2019

October 23, 2019

MVAC and the Wisconsin Archaeological Society hosted a “Field Assembly” at Silver Mound, near Hixton, Wisconsin on Saturday October 19. Silver Mound is the source of Hixton Silicified Sandstone, one of the most important stone sources in Wisconsin, which has…

News from the Midwest Archaeological Conference

October 21, 2019

Constance Arzigian and James Theler presented “Ritual Contexts from Oneota Sites in La Crosse Wisconsin” at Midwest Archaeology Conference on Oct. 12 in Mankato, Mn. The paper was part of a symposium on “Ritual as Function and Process in Midcontinental…

Marcee Peplinski Retires

October 7, 2019

MVAC Business Manager Marcee Peplinski retired last week after 21 years of service. Everyone at MVAC thanks her for her contributions and wishes her the very best! If you have contract or administrative questions, please direct them to Vicki Twinde-Javner…