Dispatches from the AIA

Dispatches from the AIA, a regular feature in ARCHAEOLOGY magazine, reports on the latest initiatives and programs undertaken by the AIA and its 108 Local Societies. Dispatches is a great way for AIA members and ARCHAEOLOGY readers to learn about the Institute and how the support of members and donors enables us to fulfill our mission of informing the public about archaeology.

AIA at the 19th Annual EAA Meeting; AIA Launches New Online Career Center; AIA Receives Grant for Archives Project; AIA-APA Joint Annual Meeting Will Ring in the New Year in Chicago; Pledge drive at aIa Gala Raises Money to Preserve Incredible Maya Murals at San Bartolo; A Bright Future for Archaeology

Archaeology Day Expands Globally to Become International Archaeology Day; AIA; the Oldest and Largest Archaeological Organization in North America; Create Your Legacy Today

Spring Gala Celebrates Greek Archaeology and Culture; AIA announces Winners of First Cotsen Excavation Grants; Society awarded Eastville community Historical aIa Site Preservation Grant; AIA Announces Completion of Preservation Project in Stafford; AIA Cooperation with EAA Moves Forward

Heritage Watch Completes AIA-Funded Project in Cambodia; AIA Award Winner Recognized for Archaeological Preservation and Advocacy in Sri Lanka; AIA Local Society in Tucson Creates Sweet Addition to Programs

Annual Meeting in Seattle Features Largest Academic Program Ever; AIA Honors Award Winners at the Annual Meeting; AIA and the Burke Entertain and Educate Hundreds at Archaeology Fair; David W. Packard; Jr.; Winner of Outstanding Public Service Award; Brings Opera to the Annual Meeting; Societies: Awards Recognize Service; Two New Societies Chartered at the Annual Meeting

Success of Second National Archaeology Day Emphasizes Event’s Growing Popularity; AIA Conservation and Site Preservation Committee Announces Winners of Best Practices Award; AIA 2013 Calendar Features Winners of 2011 Photo Contest and Site Preservation Sites; AIA Second Annual Photo Contest; AIA Google Earth Map Layers Featured in Google Field Trip

114th AIA-APA Joint Annual Meeting in Seattle; AIA and Collaborations; AIA Local Societies and National Archaeology Day; Society Membership

AIA Lecture Program begins 117th season; Kress lecturer awarded major residency at Berklee College of Music; AIA announces two new funding opportunities for archaeologists; AIA Site Preservation program raises money for Queen Anne’s Revenge; AIA working with World Archaeological Congress; October 20, 2012 is National Archaeology Day

Site Preservation grant benefits Civil War sites in Stafford, Virginia; AIA fourth annual Spring Gala a huge success; celebrates Turkish archaeology and culture; Crawford H. Greenewalt, Jr., given Bandelier Award for outstanding work at Sardis, Turkey; Second National Archaeology Day is October 20, 2012; AIA partnerships and collaborations—SAA and EAA

Site Preservation Grant awarded to Carr Plantation Archaeology Project on Montserrat; National Archaeology Day, October 20, 2012; AIA Societies promote local community involvement

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