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Research project brings ancient site to life with 3D imaging

Aided by the latest tools in 3D visualization, Cornell art history professor Ellen Hoobler and two students are providing a fresh look into ancient tombs and the objects removed from them long ago.

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Students explore 17 Chicago museums and related careers

Chicago was the perfect venue for Ellen Hoobler’s Museum Studies course during Block 4. Based at the McLennan Center, the class visited 17 museums while learning about the work that goes into creating spectacular exhibitions.

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Student compares historic sites in Greece and the Bahamas

After visiting the ancient Greek palace complex of Knossos and the slave plantation ruins of Prospect Hill in the Bahamas for two month-long Cornell courses, American History major Cate LiaBraaten ’12 wrote a research paper comparing the two historic sites.

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State archaeologist teaches courses at Cornell

Iowa State Archaeologist John Doershuk teaches several courses at Cornell, including Introduction to Archaeological Field Methods. He also opens his lab to students for internships and independent research projects.

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Archaeology students examine clues from ancient inhabitants of Iowa

During Intro to Archaeological Field Methods, students gain firsthand insight into Iowa’s original inhabitants — one scoop of earth at a time.

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Archaeology class inspired Clark to research around the world

Julia Clark ’06 was always interested in archaeology but had no idea it could be a viable career. A field archaeology course at Cornell with State Archaeologist John Doershuk changed all that.

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Cornellians study ancient Greece in person

In 2007, a group of 35 Cornell students spent almost three weeks visiting archaeological sites throughout Greece, including Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae, Corinth, Bassae, and Crete. They also visited major museums, completed site report projects, and enjoyed all the sights, sounds, tastes, and fragrances of The Mediterranean.

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