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:
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.
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.
With a 20 percent tuition premium, the student would actually
pay 12 percent more for the degree.
PCC lecture series kicks off with an archaeology expert
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Narrative scenes were reconstructed based on
interviews and court documents; police evidence including reports,
crime-scene photos and Lawrence's autopsy report; and the
reporter's observations in coroner's court.