Monday, May 28, 2012

Archaeology students dig at New Harmony, IN

USI's excavation at New Harmony has been featured on the local news.  UE archaeology majors Lydia Maurice and Alyssa Reynolds are participating in the excavation this season.  Check it out!

Majors' Summer Plans

The Department of Archaeology and Art History is pleased to announce the summer plans of its majors, which include participation in archaeological excavations, museum internships, volunteer positions, and employment in the US and abroad.

Megan Anderson – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Nate Biondi – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Sarah Carlton – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Josephine Curtis – Floor Staff Member, Children’s Museum of Evansville, IN
Emma Dunleavy – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Elizabeth Frost – Excavations at Poggio Civitate (Murlo), Italy
Kelly Goodner – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Brianne Harrell – Intern, Reitz Home Museum, IN
Molly Hodgen – Intern, Registrar’s Office, Evansville Museum, IN
Carly Herrud – Isles of Shoals Archaeology Project, ME
Carissa Kepner – Intern, Angel Mounds State Historic Site, IN
Michael Koletsos – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Kaman Law – Staff Assistant and Acting Registrar, Evansville Museum, IN
Rachel Lawrence – Volunteer, Peoria Historical Society, IL
Lydia Maurice – USI’s New Harmony Excavations, IN
Emily Mella – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Melanie Miller – Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance Project, Belize
Sami Miller – Excavations at Poggio Civitate (Murlo), Italy
Alyssa Reynolds – USI’s New Harmony Excavations, IN
Anna Salzman – Tour Guide, USS LST-325 Ship Memorial, IN
Hilda Torres – Jezreel Expedition, Israel
Hilary Waltz – Volunteer, Dubois County Museum, IN
Emily Williams – Volunteer, National World War I Museum, MO

Congratulations Class of 2012!

Eighteen UE students graduated with a BA in Archaeology, Art History, or Classics on May 5.  Congratulations to them all!: Michael Koletsos, Sarah Broderick, Rachel Lawrence, Kelly Goodner, Lizzie Bloemer, Justin Spicer, Lauren Weingart, Cynthia Torrez, Kaman Law, Elizabeth Bostelman, Josephine Curtis, Melanie Miller, Megan Anderson, Emma Dunleavy, Emily Mella, Leah Thomas, Nate Biondi and Anna Salzman. Five students graduate summa cum laude, four magna cum laude and two cum laude!

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Archaeology and Art History Senior Emily Mella to Give Inaugural Senior Keynote Address at 2012 Commencement

The Department of Archaeology and Art History is very proud of archaeology, art history, and international studies major Emily Mella, who was chosen to give the first Senior Keynote Address at graduation this Saturday, May 5, 2012.  You can read more about Emily's record of service and scholarship at UE on this press release.  After participating in the Jezreel Expedition in Israel in June, Emily will enter the MA program in International Affairs at American University with a focus on the Middle East.  Congratulations, Emily!

Emily threatens a gladiator at Jerash during the summer 2011 UE faculty-led trip to Jordan.