• Junior receives CLS scholarship to study in Turkey

    Apr 23, 2015

    Cornell College junior Muriel Grubb will spend the summer studying Turkish in Ankara, Turkey, as part of the highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

  • Miller explores the past through off-campus adventures

    Jan 6, 2015

    Ve’Amber Miller has explored the past through work with the State Archaeologist, museum studies in Chicago and Rome, and a summer in Mexico using 3D imaging to virtually reconstruct an ancient tomb.

  • Research project brings ancient site to life with 3D imaging

    Oct 2, 2014

    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.

  • Students explore 17 Chicago museums and related careers

    Feb 5, 2014

    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.

  • Student compares historic sites in Greece and the Bahamas

    May 28, 2012

    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.

  • State archaeologist teaches courses at Cornell

    Feb 22, 2010

    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.

  • Archaeology students examine clues from ancient inhabitants of Iowa

    Feb 1, 2010

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

  • Archaeology class inspired Clark to research around the world

    Jan 15, 2010

    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.

  • Cornellians study ancient Greece in person

    Jul 1, 2008

    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.