Kaplan Responsive Preservation Initiative — 6/1/2018

CAORC announces the call for applications for the Kaplan Responsive Preservation Initiative. The program is designed to aid in the preservation of the cultural heritage resources associated with multiple archaeological sites in countries within American overseas research centers’ networks. For this … Continued

Alumni Search for Answers in West Berkeley

For archeologist Allen Pastron, digging in the dirt in search of evidence of a time long past has always been a way to explore history in a tangible form.

NSF Fellows 2012

Berkeley leads the way in NSF fellowships

The National Science Foundation fellowship is a crown jewel of graduate student awards. And Berkeley students lead the nation in capturing these prestigious and highly competitive grants. Here are 6 of this year’s recipients.

They Come in Peace

Sergio Rapu can trace the history of his people, the Rapanui of Easter Island, to around 400 A.D., when Polynesian explorers arrived, stayed, and eventually built the mysterious giant stone heads (moai) that captured the world’s imagination.