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Archaeologists Heather Walder, UWL assistant teaching professor, helped uncover evidence that glass beads reached the Western Great Lakes region before European settlers arrived around 1670. Photo courtesy of Tyrel Iron Eyes. Ancient beads Posted 8:50 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2024 Study uncovers Indigenous trade networks before European arrival Read more about Ancient beads UWL career fair How to work during college Posted 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Suggestions for managing college student jobs and school schedules from UWL student research Read more about How to work during college Sidney Paulson will be representing UWL at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research April 8-10. Her research is on working students and their struggles balancing classes and work responsibilities. A double major in archaeology and anthropology, Paulson plans to attend the University of Aberdeen in Scotland with the goal of earning a master’s degree and doctoral degree in archaeology.  A spotlight on working students Posted 9:42 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2024 UWL senior's research reveals realities for students balancing jobs and academics  Read more about A spotlight on working students State Rep. Jill Billings talks with UWL senior Sabrina Neurock during Research in the Rotunda Thursday, March 6, in the Wisconsin State Capitol. PHOTO CREDIT: Joe Koshollek Research in the Rotunda Posted 10:11 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2024 Seniors show off research at Wisconsin State Capitol Read more about Research in the Rotunda  From left, UWL archaeology students Madeline Meltesen and Sabrina Neurock, along Heather Walder, assistant teaching professor of archaeology, look at pieces of quartz from the shores of Lake Superior that were manipulated to demonstrate methods that people used to make stone tools in the past. Rock-solid research Posted 2:24 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 UWL seniors uncover cultural insights on Red Cliff Reservation, present findings at state Capitol Read more about Rock-solid research Local residents head out to survey local fields in hopes of finding unreported archaeological sites. The Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center at UW-La Crosse will hold a field survey from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 6. Survey search Posted 7 a.m. Sunday, April 23, 2023 Volunteer archaeology field survey set Read more about Survey search These three Woodland tradition spearpoints from the Woodland cultural tradition are about 1,000-2,000 years old. MVAC and UW-La Crosse archaeologists will be available to identify artifacts and answer questions about artifacts at the annual Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center Artifact Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Valley View Mall. Artifact show Posted 1:49 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023 Annual event set at Valley View Mall Read more about Artifact show UW-La Crosse Professor of Archaeology David Anderson shows his students how to use ground-penetrating radar at the Crooked Creek Germany Pioneer Cemetery in rural Houston County, Minnesota. Anderson and his students are searching the area for unmarked graves — an important step in the cemetery's restoration. Old cemetery gets new life Posted 7 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022 UW-La Crosse archaeology class helps family reclaim its roots Read more about Old cemetery gets new life UW-La Crosse graduates from 2021-22 are being recognized for academic excellence during their collegiate studies on campus. 2022 outstanding grads Posted 10:05 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Seven earn academic honors Read more about 2022 outstanding grads UWL Professor Dave Anderson and alums Nicolette Pegarsch (upper right) and Shannon Casey spent January 2022 scanning statues of the goddess Sekhmet at the Mut Temple in Luxor, Egypt. Pegarsch and Casey described it as the trip of a lifetime. Exploring Egypt Posted 2 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2022 UWL professor, alums creating 3D database of ancient statues Read more about Exploring Egypt

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