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Message from the President of the AIA
The work of archaeologists demonstrates that the ancient world was complex and diverse, just as it is today.
Proposed 2018 Federal Budget Impact on the NEH and NEA
As you may have heard, the 2018 federal budget proposes to eliminate funding for several agencies, including the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
AIA Trustee Sarah Parcak on 60 Minutes this Sunday
Dr. Sarah Parcak will be featured this Sunday evening, May 21. Please consult your local listings for the broadcast time. 
AIA Awards First MacDonald Grant
We are pleased to announce the winner of the first ever Richard C. MacDonald Iliad Endowment for Archaeological Research Grant.
Lloyd E. Cotsen, 1929 – 2017
It is with great sadness that we must report that Lloyd E. Cotsen passed away yesterday.  
AIA-Jacksonville Develops Series of Multi-Media Presentations
The AIA-Jacksonville Society is developing a series of presentations about their society using multi-media materials across the city of Jacksonville.
AIA Selects First Winners for Newly Established Research Grants
The Julie Herzig Desnick Endowment Fund for Archaeological Field Surveys and the Ellen and Charles Steinmetz Endowment Fund for Archaeology
Funding approved for the HEH and NEA
Good news! Congress has approved funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and other agencies for this fiscal year: 
AIA-Greensboro Presents Archaeology in the Triad for All Ages
The AIA-Greensboro Society held a lively event last November exploring Archaeology in the Triad at the David and Rachel Caldwell Historic Site in Greensboro, North Carolina.
April Brings 71 More Collaborators for Archaeology Day 2017
In April alone, 71 organizations had volunteered to organize events for this October.
Presentations on Cultural Heritage Preservation with the AIA-Minnesota Society
For International Archaeology Day 2016, the AIA-Minnesota Society hosted a lecture and student poster presentations on cultural heritage preservation.
AIA Awards Excavation Grants to Projects in Guatemala and Italy
The AIA has awarded Cotsen Excavation Grants to Jessica L. Munson (Lycoming College) and D. Alexander Walthall (University of Texas).
More than 100 Organizations Preparing for IAD 2017
This week, the number of Collaborating Organizations signed up for October's worldwide celebration of archaeology surpassed 100.
A Day of Exploration: Midwest AIA Societies Field Trip
On April 8 the AIA-Milwaukee Society organized a field trip to two museums in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Achill Island 2017: "Cromlech" EBA Roundhouse Update
This summer, we will pick up where we left off in 2016. Read about past excavations and our plans for 2017!

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