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Museum grant to save collection of irreplaceable images

Museum grant to save collection of irreplaceable images

The Arizona State Museum is adapting its venerable building to modern uses. 

August 23, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Dig confirms Clovis people hunted elephantlike gomphotheres

Dig confirms Clovis people hunted elephantlike gomphotheres

We now know the beasts roamed North America as recently as 13,000 years ago.

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Tour ruins, ghost town, ranch this month

March brings a bunch of free events for Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. See azstateparks.com for a complete list; here's a sample:

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Near-Ice Age site yields ancient dwelling, remains

Near-Ice Age site yields ancient dwelling, remains

UA doctoral student Joshua Reuther, sitting, and University of Alaska anthropology professor Ben Potter study the excavated dwelling, which is about 11,500 years old. It's an especially rare find given its semi-subterranean structure - unusual for the time period.

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Near-Ice Age site yields ancient dwelling, remains

Near-Ice Age site yields ancient dwelling, remains

A team that includes two UA archaeologists has made an unusual discovery for North American archaeology: a central Alaska dwelling dating to the end of the last Ice Age, when Asia and North America were connected land masses.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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These students will pay tuition premiums at Pima

With a 20 percent tuition premium, the student would actually pay 12 percent more for the degree.

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Tonight on campus: "Does the Past Have a Future?"

Tonight on campus: "Does the Past Have a Future?"

PCC lecture series kicks off with an archaeology expert

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In UA exhibit, early man takes on mammoth

In UA exhibit, early man takes on mammoth

More than 10,000 years ago, a group of prehistoric humans stalked a 10-ton mammoth through moist grassland near what is now Naco. Then, in a bold move, the humans attacked the 13-foot-tall tusked beast, thrusting eight stone-tipped spears into its ribs, neck, chest and back.

April 13, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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In UA exhibit, early man takes on mammoth

In UA exhibit, early man takes on mammoth

Conservator Christina Bisulca of the Arizona State Museum examines the mandible of a mammoth, a giant beast that once roamed what's now Southern Arizona. Such bones give clues to how prehistoric man lived in area.

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Local projects win Common Ground Awards

Local projects win Common Ground Awards

Eleven community projects were recognized Friday at the Metropolitan Pima Alliance's 2009 Common Ground Awards ceremony, celebrating the success of public and private collaborations.

October 20, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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A bookmark for UA Press

A bookmark for UA Press

The University of Arizona Press puts out close to 60 titles a year and has published nearly 1,000 books since it was founded in 1959. It's racked up eight American Book Award winners and 22 International Latino Book Award winners. In the past five years, it's shipped more than 1.3 million bo…

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A bookmark for UA Press

A bookmark for UA Press

 

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In Marana, a new place to play

In Marana, a new place to play

If you're on the edge of your seat waiting for the new district park to open at North Silverbell and North Cortaro roads in Marana, you only have a little longer.

October 15, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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In Marana, a new place to play

In Marana, a new place to play

 

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In Marana, a new place to play

In Marana, a new place to play

 

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In Marana, a new place to play

In Marana, a new place to play

 

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In Marana, a new place to play

In Marana, a new place to play

 

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