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An image from the work of SAC postdoc Matthew Chastain is a finalist in the 25th annual Art of Science exhibition, sponsored by the Materials Science and Engineering department. The full exhibit (and voting for the top prize) can be found at the Stanford Materials Research Society. 

Krish Seetah awarded Seed Grant by Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health

Investigating Animal-Sourced Food as a Global Risk for Urban Rift Valley Fever Disease Spread and Emergence 

Rift Valley fever virus has the capacity to cause severe infection in both human and animal populations. We know the virus can be transmitted to humans by mosquitoes or directly from animals, but the precise mechanism and extent of transmission remains unclear. Read more

Harassment in archaeology is occurring at ‘epidemic rates’

In the discipline of archaeology, harassment is occurring at ‘epidemic rates,’ says Stanford scholar.  Read Stanford News.

John Rick Honored

Stanford archaeologist John Rick and his wife Rosa Mendoza Rick were honored by Peruvian government for their work at Chavín de Huántar, a UNESCO World Heritage site. See Stanford News.

Why Archaeology

There are many reasons why students select Archaeology as their Major.  Watch this short video and find out why Bright Zao, Class of 2016, decided to major in Archaeology. 

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TAG 2021 Registration

Don't forget to register for the upcoming TAG 2021 Virtual Conference, from 4/30 to 5/2.  The theme focuses on issues of social and racial justice in the theory, method, and practice of archaeology.  See Website.

SAC Stands with AAPI Community

The Stanford Archaeology Center stands  in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community and condemns all acts of anti-Asian violence and discrimination.