Top Research Honor, Active Archaeologists, Teaching Excellence
Top Research Honor, Active Archaeologists, Teaching Excellence
Professor honored for lifetime commitment to research; archaeology alumni turn out for conference; faculty support professional development; and more
One student is in the foreground and small groups of students are behind him as they walk on a plowed sidewalk through a snow-covered Oak Grove, with buildings and lamp posts in the background

A Wintry Welcome Back

The spring semester got off to a snowy start last week with nearly a foot of accumulation in the Indiana area. Sophomore computer science major Jared Giesen was in good company braving the conditions on the first day of classes last Tuesday.

Student Death: Mohammed Mujahid Khan

President Michael Driscoll offers condolences on the death of Mohammed Mujahid Khan, an MBA student from Bangalore, India, who was in the PES-IUP cohort. He died December 23.

NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, has selected professor John Wesley Lowery as the 2022 recipient of its George D. Kuh Outstanding Contribution to Literature and/or Research Award, considered the association’s highest honor for a higher-education researcher.
At the recent Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, faculty members Bill Chadwick and Ben Ford gave a poster presentation on field schools at the Newport village site, and Ford joined a symposium on historical archaeology on Pennsylvania public lands. Many Department of Anthropology alumni were also in attendance.
The Center for Teaching Excellence commended the eight faculty members and six doctoral candidates who served as presenters at the State System’s 2022 Virtual Conference on Teaching and Learning earlier this month. Learn more about the talks they gave.
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