Premodern life and the tough old days of dyeing, weaving and smelting

USC Dornsife offers an offbeat course giving Trojans hands-on experience in age-old skills — and no matches are allowed Original article written by Susan Bell and available via USC News Making fire isn’t as easy as you think. And neither is crafting ceramics, spinning wool, dyeing, weaving and copper smelting. Those were just some of the […]

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Planting the Past

Nikolas Nguyen, a second year student at USC, has embarked on a fascinating summer project that has allowed him to combine his interests in gardening and Mesoamerican archaeology. Nik is a Physics/Computer Science major and an Animation minor, but became interested in archaeology after taking ANTH140 – Mesoamerican Cosmovision with Dr. Kenneth Seligson and ANTH […]

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Undergraduate Students Conduct Important Research at Catalina Island

The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) program kicked off last week, and today students travel to Catalina Island to begin their research. A wide range of research opportunities are available to students participating in the program. Our own Lynn Dodd is among the faculty mentors working with students to better understand […]

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