Society News

Fall 2011 Society Outreach Grant Winners

March 8, 2012

Central Arizona: Apples + Archaeology Since its inception two years ago, nearly two thousand schoolchildren have participated in Apples + Archaeology – a K-12 education outreach program in the metropolitan Phoenix area that was developed by the Central Arizona Society of the AIA. Created in response to the massive budgetary cuts for primary and secondary […]

Spring 2011 Society Outreach Grant Winners

March 8, 2012

Central Missouri: The Ancient World on Film, including film screening and guest lecturer In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition, “The Mediterranean Melting Pot: Commerce and Cultural Exchange in Antiquity” (Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, 9/20-12/24) we will screen four films on the ancient world over the course of the fall semester. Additionally, either […]

Fall 2010 Society Outreach Grant Winners

March 8, 2012

Central Arizona: Apples + Archaeology In August 2009 the Central Arizona Society of the AIA created Apples + Archaeology, an outreach program for K-12 education in the metropolitan Phoenix area. This is a volunteer lecture program in which Arizona State University professors and lecturers who teach archaeology and its related disciplines take the excitement of […]

Spring 2010 Society Outreach Grant Winners

March 8, 2012

Bozeman Society: “The Archaeology of Food, Nutrition and Culture” Curriculum The Bozeman Society has put together “The Archaeology of Food, Nutrition and Culture”—a grade school curriculum designed to meet sixth grade performance standards in world history, science, social studies and geography. The curriculum is a complete instructional guide for social science teachers that will allow them […]

AIA-Central Mississippi/Jackson Society Holds Film Premier

February 21, 2012

On February 9, the AIA-Central MS/Jackson Society helped organize and promote the world premier of the National Geographic film “Quest for the Lost Maya.”

National Archaeology Day in Colorado

January 19, 2012

The Denver and Boulder Chapters of the Archaeological Institute of America cosponsored an event that was hosted by Paleoresearch Institute Inc for National Archaeology Day.

AIA Societies Meet at Annual Meeting

January 7, 2012

The AIA Societies Breakfast held on January 7 gave representatives of our Local Societies the opportunity to discuss mutual goals and to share ideas for AIA participation on the local level.

Foot Soldier Award Presented to Seymour Bandes and Alison Futrell

January 7, 2012

Congratulations to Seymour Bandes of the Long Island Society and Alison Futrell of the Society of Tucson and Southern Arizona, the recipients of this year’s AIA Foot Soldier Award.

Stanford Society Celebrates 50 Years

December 6, 2011

The Stanford Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) celebrated its 50th Anniversary on November 18 at the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, CA.

AIA-Western Massachusetts Society Celebrates National Archaeology Day

November 14, 2011

On National Archaeology Day AIA-Western Massachusetts members were joined by students from Mt. Holyoke and Smith colleges, members of the Whately Historical Society, and local residents to explore an archaeological site at the MacLeish Field Station (West Whately, Massachusetts) and to learn about forest archaeology and historic sites.

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