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Spring Break 2020 | Take A Day Trip & Eat All the Cookies You Want

Spring Break 2020 | Take A Day Trip & Eat All the Cookies You Want

  By Collin Williams ’20 Ohio University When money is tight, explore the world around you and take a day trip! This spring break, my girlfriend, Denielle, and I spent the day together partaking in cheap, wholesome fun. We love taking day trips because there is so much to see […]

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March 28, 2020 at 3:51 pmNews

Notable Alumni | McConaughy Helps Preserve Sites, Gives Career Advice

Josh McConaughy

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences launches the Notable Alumni Awards, honoring 37 Notable Alumni in 2017 for broad accomplishments in their careers, a commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University, the College of Arts & Sciences, and its students. Josh McConaughy ’06 Anthropology Ohio […]

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October 26, 2017 at 12:23 pmAlumni News

OHIO Archaeological Field School Store is Open

OHIO Archaeological Field School coasters. Photo courtesy of Kailee Slusser.

More than 30 years ago, Dr. Elliot Abrams founded the OHIO Archaeological Field School. The program since has excavated almost two dozen archaeological sites, trained 345 undergraduate students in archaeological methods and preservation, and made significant contributions to our understanding of the prehistoric past. The Field School in OHIO Archaeology Affinity […]

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October 19, 2017 at 12:14 pmAnnouncements News

Patton Co-Authors Article on ‘Lost Crops’ of North America’s Original Agriculture

Dr. Paul Patton

Dr. Paul Patton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Food Studies at Ohio University, co-authored “Growing the lost crops of eastern North America’s original agricultural system” published in Nature Plants, July 2017. Abstract: Thousands of years before the maize-based agriculture practiced by many Native American societies in eastern North America at […]

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August 7, 2017 at 3:53 pmResearch

Gingerich Presents on Paleoindian Research at Society for American Archaeology

Dr. Joseph Gingerich

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was session chair and presenter at the 82nd Annual Society for American Archaeology national conference in March in Vancouver, British Columbia. His two presentations were “Refitting Paleoindian Workspaces and Activity Areas” and “Exploring Artifact Trampling at an Early Paleoindian Site.” Both of these […]

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March 17, 2017 at 2:16 pmResearch

Anthropology Alumni Share Stories During Arts & Sciences Career Week

Ashley Taylor, Megan Norris, Jen Winner, Hannah Vaughn, Ellie Koewler

By Pat Fahey ’18 On a Friday in early February, five OHIO Anthropology alumni returned to their alma mater during the College of Arts & Sciences Career and Networking Week to participate in a panel on their experience in college and their careers after graduation. They have entered fields very […]

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March 17, 2017 at 11:27 amAlumni

Classical Civilization Alum’s Path from Undecided to Archaeology to Grad School

Sarah Hinkelman

Sarah Hinkelman ‘15 is pursuing a Master’s degree in Anthropology at Ohio State University with a focus in Archaeology. Her thesis is a comparative analysis of lithic assemblages (stone tools as well as debitage which are chert/flint flakes) from Fort Ancient and Late Woodland period sites near the convergence of […]

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March 9, 2017 at 10:52 amAlumni