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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…

Passing of Dr. James B. Stoltman

September 20, 2019

Archaeologists throughout the region are mourning the death of James Stoltman, Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jim’s long involvement in research and teaching spanned a wide range of interests and helped launch the careers of many archaeologists, including…

A Hero Comes Home

September 3, 2019

A UWL Archaeological Studies alumnus, Gregg Jamison (2002), is featured in a story on UW-Madison’s MIA Project with the Department of Defense to return the remains of a World War II pilot who has been missing for 75 years. See…