Society News

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.

AIA-St. Louis Society Celebrates National Archaeology Day at Mastodon State Historic Site

November 11, 2011

National Archaeology Day was celebrated in St. Louis at Mastodon State Historic Site.

AIA Table a Hit at Archaeology and Earth Science Day at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

November 10, 2011

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.

National Archaeology with the AIA-Gainesville Society

November 7, 2011

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.

National Archaeology Day in Milwaukee

November 1, 2011

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.

Mississippi Archaeology Expo held on National Archaeology Day

October 31, 2011

On National Archaeology Day, the Central Mississippi chapter participated in the Mississippi Archaeology Expo held on the campus of Millsaps College.

National Archaeology Day with the AIA-Western Michigan Society

October 28, 2011

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.

National Archaeology Day in Huntsville, Alabama

October 27, 2011

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.

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