Professor Runnels, AR206, Ancient Technology were given a great project – to make their own arrowheads. Save Save
Professor John Marston’s CAS AR280, Eating and Drinking in the Ancient World participated in a pickling session in the Grad Lounge learning how ancients preserved food by pickling using Kohlrabi, Golden Beets, and making sauerkraut from Red Cabbage.
Alum (BA 1982) Dr. John J. Shea’s new book “Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates”
Alum (BA 1982) John J. Shea, Professor Anthropology at SUNY, has a new book being published January 2017: Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Click here for additional information. Some background from the author: “Several years ago I was among physical anthropologist colleagues at conference […]
Professor Andrea Berlins’ Levantine Ceramic Project LCP is the top feature in the Biblical Archaeology Society’s daily email blast!
Archaeological Views: Pottery in the Computer Age As published in the September/October 2016 Biblical Archaeology Review Andrea Berlin • 10/03/2016 BAR readers know there is no place on Earth more intensively investigated archaeologically than the Levant. As a corridor between east and west, north and south, as well as the center of gravity for […]
Veronica Joseph was unable to attend the BU hooding ceremony. Her forensic anthropology lab at the US Dept. of Defense’s Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency held a surprise hooding for her there, with mother and son Xavier in attendance! Here’s a brief description from Dr. Denis To, Veronica’s lab manager: “…We actually had TWO hooding ceremonies, which you can […]
Professor David Carballo served ice cream to the first year students. Pictures can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/FY101/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1066629490059608.
Congratulations to Alum Veronica Joseph, PhD graduate 2016. She secured a permanent Forensic Anthropologist position at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) based in Honolulu.
Professor Catherine West quoted in National Geographic The Plate. “The past has this incredible database that tells us what the landscape looked like when there were [Native Americans] harvesting resources differently than we do today,” says Catherine West, an archaeologist at Boston University who wasn’t involved with the research. “It might give us some ways […]
Do take a look at BU Today where there is a feature story on the work of the First Colony Foundation that is searching for the 1587 Roanoke “Lost Colony,” along with a great interview with our own Luke Pecoraro, an Archaeology alum who earned his doctorate in 2015. Luke is the Director of Archaeology […]
Congratulations to Kaoru (Kay) Ueda (PhD 2015). She landed a terrific full-time position at Stanford University, to begin later this fall. Kay has been hired as Curator of the Japanese Diaspora Initiative at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.