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Dr. Kate Spradley Awarded Grant From The Homeland Security Grants Division

Dr. Kate Spradley has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Homeland Security Grants Division (HSGD) through the Office of the Governor to continue her work with Operation ID.

Dr. Jill Pruetz Invited to Film Premiere and Interviewed by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Jill Pruetz was invited to the premier of the new film “Jane” and she was also interviewed by Neil deGrasse Tyson for a National Geographic StarTalk episode with Jane Goodall.  You can find the link to interview clips on our news page.

Dr. Carolyn Boyd Reviewed in Archaeology

Dr. Carolyn Boyd's book, The White Shaman Mural was recently reviewed in Archaeology.  You can find the review here.

Index of Texas Archaeology is Bepress case study

Bepress is now using the Index of Texas Archaeology as a case study on its web site (  Check our news page for more information. 

Dr. Carolyn Boyd Selected as one of Leading Women Scientists

Dr. Carolyn Boyd was selected as one of 33 leading women scientists by the Dallas Women's Foundation. The Foundation is featuring women in STEM  to elevate the stories of women scientists, and to keep the conversation and interest in advancing women in science, engineering, technology, art and math in the future.

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