Congratulations to UE Archaeology graduate Misti Spillman who has been named the new Executive Director of the Preble County Historical Society in Eaton, Ohio. Misti, seen on the left when she was excavating at the UE Tin City site, holds a master's degree in public history from Wright State University. She has specialized in presenting Civil War history to the public. To learn more, follow this link: http://www.pal-item.com/story/news/local/2015/01/27/preble-county-historical-society-names-new-director/22424143/
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Congratulations to UE Archaeology for having five people associated with the department present at the annual conference of the Archaeological Institute of America.
Alumnus Nathan Elkins also chaired a session and discussed his analysis of a set of coins minted by the Roman emperor Caligula.
Alumna Deb Trusty described her petrographic analysis of pottery from the Bronze Age Petsas House at Mycenae.
Alumna Elizabeth Frost had a poster about a survey on which she collaborated focusing on attitudes towards conservators in the field.
Prof. Alan Kaiser told an audience about his rediscovery of UE archaeologist Mary Ellingson’s participation in a 1931 excavation in Greece.