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  • Students sift through dirt at the excavation site

    Erin Socha, Tim Anglin and Yijing Zhou at the Archaeology Field School in the Bahamas

  • Seth Boda sits with his Japanese host family during his recent trip to Japan

    Seth Boda's recent trip to Japan through Undergraduate Summer Scholars

  • Becka Mock and Daniel McClurkin stand in front of their poster at the Undergraduate Research Forum

    Becka Mock and Daniel McClurkin at the Undergraduate Research Forum

  • Brandi McConahay digs in an excavation pit in the Bahamas

    Brandi McConahay at the Archaeology Field School in the Bahamas

  • Alex rolls a 3D printed cylinder seal over an arm using ink

    Alex Boyer and Sarah Loomis conduct Experimental Archaeology using 3D Replicas

  • Timeka looks through a pelvis

    Timeka Clifford studies Osteology in the Bioanthropology Lab

  • Students take notes on Maya iconography

    ATH 212 analyzes Maya Iconography

  • Students sit around an oasis in an Egyptian desert

    Anthropology students in the Egyptian Field Research Program relax in a desert oasis

  • Dr. Card and Amanda Friend look at a 3D scanner

    Dr. Card and Amanda Friend use 3D Laser Scanning

  • Ali and Claire stand in front of their poster

    Ali Mallett and Claire Meyer present at the Undergraduate Research Forum

  • Emily Crane stands in front of the Sphinx

    Emily Crane reported for Egypt Daily News while studying abroad

  • Ryan stands on the Great Wall of China

    Ryan Cook visits the Great Wall of China

  • Venecia looks through a microscope

    Venecia Slotten analyzes archaeological samples in El Salvador

  • Students stand with the Dalai Lama

    Anthropology students meet His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

  • Andy Upton looks at pictographs

    Andy Upton studies pictographs

  • Colleen stands in front of the Taj Mahal

    Colleen Payne visits the Taj Mahal

  • Alex sits with Silver Leaf Monkeys

    Alex McFarland studies Silver Leaf Monkeys in Borneo

  • Students step over the Berlin Wall

    ATH Students step over the site of the former Berlin Wall while studying abroad

  • Students stand with Wade Davis

    Anthropology students meet Wade Davis of National Geographic

  • Students stand with the former President of Lithuania

    Anthropology students meet the former President of Lithuania while studying abroad

  • Lee and Renate sit on camels

    Lee Hunt and Renate Seiwert visit the Giza Plateau in Egypt

  • Students show off local body art

    Anthropology students visit Delhi, India and enjoy local body art

  • Maura stands in a heavily wooded area

    Maura Reilly makes her way through the thick landscape of Ecuador while studying abroad

  • Students stand in front of a fountain

    Anthropology students in Luxembourg City during a summer workshop

  • Abby plays a musical instrument

    Abby Sapadin traveled to Bali and studied musical practices

  • Students stand with President Hodge

    Anthropology Student Sarah Loomis (back row, second from left) earns the President's Distinguished Service Award

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