Discovery – Co-principal investigators Mike Waters and Jessi Halligan (former CSFA student) report on the discovery of artifacts dating back to 14,550 years ago at the Page-Ladson site Florida in the journal Science Advances. To read about the discoveries at the Page-Ladson site visit Science Advances. The full article is open-access and free to read!
Mike Waters and Center graduate student Morgan Smith look over the Pre-Clovis biface found at Page-Ladson, Florida!
Into the Field – The summer of 2016 was busy as Kelly Graf, Center PhD student Angela Gore, and Yan Axel Gómez Coutouly took a team of field school students to Little Panguingue Creek, Alaska. Graf and Gore, along with Ted Goebel and Center graduate students Adam Burke and Josh Lynch also spent some time excavating McDonald Creek, Alaska.
Mike Waters and Center PhD student Josh Keene led a group of students, many of them Center graduate and undergraduate students, at the Debra L. Friedkin site, Texas. They spent 9 productive weeks excavating. They are now back in the lab processing their findings. Stay tuned!
CSFA students also conducted independent research in Florida, Nevada, and Texas!
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