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October 2015
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International Archaeology Day

Saturday, October 17, 2015
MVAC is a Collaborating Organization for the Archaeological Institute of America’s International Archaeology Day.

Lecture - The City of the Falcon: Egypt’s First Capital and Royal Cemetery at Hierakonpolis

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
7 pm
UWL, Graff Main Hall, Auditorium

Dr. Renee Friedman will talk about recent burial excavations that are shedding new light on the origins of Egypt’s pharaohs.  Come hear about these exciting new discoveries including burials of exotic animals.
Bill Gresens’ Archaeology Book Review for October 2015
Isolation by Mary Anna Evans (three trowels)

Faye Longchamp returns to her ancestral home on Joyeuse Island, only to face possible environmental degradation on the island and attacks upon her family's heritage.  

Come hear Ms. Evans speak at UWL in April 2016.  Specifics to be announced later this fall.
MVAC in the News
“Summer 2015 Field Notes from Dr. Kate Grillo”
Dr. Kate Grillo, UWL Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, reports on the first ever UWL Archaeological Field School in Tanzania, East Africa.
“Wisconsin Archaeology Summer 2015 from Dr. Heather Walder”
Dr. Heather Walder, MVAC Research Associate, shares her diverse summer archaeology activities around Wisconsin.
"Atlatl Station a Success"
Dr. Connie Arzigian, MVAC Senior Research Associate, assisted over one hundred people with trying their hand with the atlatl at the Whitewater Valley Archaeology Festival.
“Open house celebrates new department”
UWL Campus News piece about the new Department of Archaeology and Anthropology.
“UWL Recruiting for Archaeology Faculty Position”
UWL Department of Archaeology & Anthropology is recruiting for faculty position.
“Sabbatical Field Notes from Dr. Christine Hippert”
Dr. Hippert, UWL Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, shares her research in the Dominican Republic.
“Lab Remodeling”
The Archaeology Lab remodeling project is completed.  See pictures of the process.
“Archaeological Lab Methods – Flintknapping”
Dr. Arzigian's Archaeological Lab Methods class tries out flintknapping at the Archaeology Lab.
“Advanced Research Applications in Archaeology – Ceramics”
Dr. Grillo bring her class to the Archaeology Lab to view Oneota ceramics.
“Fall 2015 Open House Well Attended”
Over a hundred people attended MVAC’s Open House.
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