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New Places, New Faces
This post is one in our annual series of essays by our Preservation Archaeology Field School students. We invite you to follow along with their experiences over the next six weeks through their own words. Kailey Loughran, University of Vermont (June 6, 2019)—Being in a new place is always ha...
Kiley Stoj, SUNY Cortland (July 3, 2018)—Coming all the way from New York, the desert was a bit of a shock. As I sat looking out the window of the plane, I watched the landscape change from green grass and bushy trees to a sandy landscape peppered with shrubs and other desert plants. In a mom...
Senses of Place
Karen Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (June 16, 2017)—Our 2017 Preservation Archaeology Field School is off and running! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring posts by our students and staff members about all the things we’re seeing, learning, and experiencing together in the f...
The Students Are Coming!
Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Preservation Archaeologist (April 28, 2016)—Our 2016 Preservation Archaeology Field School is only a month away! For me, late April brings a list of quirky archaeological tasks, such as ordering thousands of very specific plastic bags for artifact curation and re...
2015 Field School Wrap-Up
Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Field School Co-Director and Preservation Archaeologist (July 23, 2015)—The end of the Upper Gila Preservation Archaeology Field School is always a bittersweet time, as students and staff members say goodbye to the teammates we’ve worked and lived with for six very inte...