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Dr. Kate Spradley Receives Grant for Operation Identification

Congratulations to Dr. Kate Spradley who was recently awarded a $200,000 grant from the state's Homeland Security Grants Division (HSGD) for Operation Identification. 

Veteran's Curation Program Renewed

Congratulations to Amy Reid and everyone at CAS. The Veteran’s Curation Program agreement has been renewed for another year with a total award of $225,228.

Dr. Christi Conlee on the Discovery Channel

Congratulations to Christi Conlee whose archaeological work in Peru was featured on the Discovery Channel show, Mysteries in the Alien Desert, on 7-14-19.  Christi started an NSF funded project this summer Nasca.

Drs. Danny Wescott and Deborah Cunningham receive NSF Grant

Drs. Danny Wescott and Deborah Cunningham’s NSF grant, “Collaborative research: obesity as a natural experiment to investigate bone functional adaptation,” has been approved. Danny and Deborah are working with a colleague from Johns Hopkins. The grant is for $255,500, split between the two institutions. Importantly, there are funds for MA and PhD research assistants. It will also pay for two years of the maintenance contract for the micro-CT system, which is a huge benefit to FACTS.

Archaeology Graduate Student Interviewed by Kenosha News

Archaeology graduate student, Ted Kmiec (Advisor, Dr. Kent Reilly) was interviewed by Kenosha News.  In the interview, Ted discusses his undergraduate degree work with CAS, his recent field school in Belize, his graduate studies under Dr. Reilly and more.  You can find the full interview on the Kenosha News website

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