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Junior Archaeology Day teaches kids how to be an archaeologist

Students from across the Wiregrass learned about archaeology with hands-on activities.

Students from across the Wiregrass learned about archaeology with hands-on activities.

Around 50 budding young archaeologists excavated plant and pottery materials, learned how to read dirt and how those who came before us hunted during the recent Junior Archaeology Day event hosted by the Troy University Anthropology Club and the Alabama Archaeological Society at the TROY arboretum.

The event was designed to give children in kindergarten…

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Troy University hosting Junior Archaeology Day on Feb. 19

Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to Junior Archaeology Day held at the TROY arboretum on Feb. 19.

Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to Junior Archaeology Day held at the TROY arboretum on Feb. 19.

Troy University Anthropology and the Alabama Archaeological Society are hosting a Junior Archaeology Day on the Troy Campus for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade on Sunday, Feb. 19.

Dr. Stephen Carmody, Chair of the Anthropology, Sociology, and Criminology Department and assistant professor of anthropology, said the goal is to give children interested in archaeology…

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Archaeology lecture series begins Wednesday, Aug. 31 on Troy Campus

Archaeology students traveled to Italy for nearly three weeks over the summer to partner with the University of Pisa.

Archaeology students traveled to Italy for nearly three weeks over the summer to partner with the University of Pisa.

In an effort to garner more interest in archaeology and anthropology, the Troy University Anthropology Club has partnered with the Troy Chapter of the Alabama Archaeological Society to co-host a five-part lecture series featuring industry professionals beginning Wednesday, Aug. 31. 

Laura Beth Ann Gage, a junior anthropology major from Chipley, Fla., has been a member of…

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TROY’s budding forensics program put to use in remains search in Pike County

Students will have the opportunity to enroll in an introductory forensic sciences class in Fall 2022.

Students will have the opportunity to enroll in an introductory forensic sciences class in Fall 2022.

A Troy University professor and two students in the budding forensic sciences program were recently called on to assist the Pike County Sheriff’s Department in the search for the remains of a 2012 murder victim believed to be buried in southern Pike County. The first course for the program was approved just six days after…

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