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.
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.
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.
National Archaeology Day was celebrated in St. Louis at Mastodon State Historic Site.
On National Archaeology Day, as part of Ohio Archaeology Month and national Earth Science Week, AIA members took part in Archaeology and Earth Science Day at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
For National Archaeology Day members of the AIA-Gainesville Society staffed a display table outside of a popular local public library branch, the Millhopper Library.
On October 22, 2011 the Milwaukee Society hosted an open house, organized by Prof. Bettina Arnold, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Archaeological Research Laboratory.
On National Archaeology Day, the Central Mississippi chapter participated in the Mississippi Archaeology Expo held on the campus of Millsaps College.
On the afternoon of October 22nd, undergraduates from local universities around Grand Rapids, Michigan shared their experiences as members of archaeological projects and explained results of independent research through powerpoint and poster presentations.
The Secretary of the AIA-Northern Alabama Society, Cathie Dunar, teaches high school Latin so she timed their big annual Junior Classical League chapter celebration to be the last school day before National Archaeology Day.