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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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TROY professor, students make discoveries at Italian excavation sites

A partnership with the University of Pisa in Italy allows TROY students to participate in archaeological digs.

A partnership with the University of Pisa in Italy allows TROY students to participate in archaeological digs.

After partnering with Italy’s University of Pisa to participate in archaeological digs, TROY anthropology/archaeology professor Dr. Stephen Carmody and his students have helped make several key discoveries in Italian history.

The partnership came about in 2019 after TROY First Lady Janice Hawkins visited Pietrasanta, a town on the coast of northern Tuscany in Italy where…

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Former Director of Planned Giving Sullivan establishes scholarship for Anthropology Department

The scholarship honors professors Dr. Bill Grantham and Bascom Brooms, two professors who Sullivan says shaped his academic life.

The scholarship honors professors Dr. Bill Grantham and Bascom Brooms, two professors who Sullivan says shaped his academic life.

For alumnus Ward Sullivan, studying at Troy University introduced him to the subjects and mentors that would help define his life.

The Anthropology Department had such a profound effect on Sullivan that he recently established a scholarship in Anthropology in honor of two key professors who most shaped his academic life.

“I have always been…

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TROY, University of Pisa partner to let students dig through history

A new agreement with the University of Pisa (Italy) allows TROY archaeology students to dig through historic sites in Tuscany.

A new agreement with the University of Pisa (Italy) allows TROY archaeology students to dig through historic sites in Tuscany.

A new cooperative partnership with an Italian university is giving Troy University archaeology students a chance to explore one of the world’s most historic areas.

TROY students spent this summer working on a historical dig with the University of Pisa, the first in what are planned to become yearly trips to Italy.

The partnership came…

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