College for Kids & Teens Archaeology & Geoscience of a Ghost Town class uncovers history with MSUM Students

College for Kids & Teens participants in the Archeology & Geoscience of a Ghost Town course had the opportunity to join MSUM Anthropology & Geoscience faculty & students at a local, active archaeological site! The experience led by Dr. Amanda Butler & Karl Leonard provided a one of a kind experience to area high schoolers. Archaeologists are uncovering history in […]

New Director of the Honors Program and Center for Engaged Learning

I am happy to announce Dr. Erik Gooding is our new Director of the Honors Program and the Center for Engaged Learning. Erik is an anthropology professor in the Department of Anthropology and Earth Science. He will draw upon his experiences as a community engagement director for a local Indigenous non-profit, his recent four-year participation in a Bush Foundation Community […]

MSUM Faculty and Students Conduct Research at the Poverty Point World Heritage Site

Last week a group of students and faculty from Minnesota State University Moorhead traveled to the Poverty Point World Heritage Site in northeast Louisiana. The main focus of their efforts was to examine places of interest identified during a 3D Ground Penetrating Radar survey of the site in November 2019. This project, led by Rinita Dalan (Anthropology and Earth Science), […]