Applied Undergraduate Research in Anthropology

At Howard Community College, Maryland.

Collaboration with the Smithsonian
Collaboration with the Smithsonian

In 2014, HCC students began a collaboration with the Smithsonian Environmental research Center's 'Citizen Scientist' program, in the excavation of an archaeological site dating to the mid 17th Century.

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Anthropology students at HCC are researching the 147 lithics, stone axes and other artifacts that comprise Samuel Jenness Prescott & Herbert Prescott Hall Collection. A student curated exhibition of this collection was showcased in Fall 2015.

Students in Service
Students in Service

In conjunction with the HCC's Center for Service Learning, Anthropology students coordinated public open days in archaeology and led cultural tours of the historic landscape on land that is now part of the Robinson Nature Center in Columbia, MD.

Collaboration with the Smithsonian
Collaboration with the Smithsonian

In 2014, HCC students began a collaboration with the Smithsonian Environmental research Center's 'Citizen Scientist' program, in the excavation of an archaeological site dating to the mid 17th Century.

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Showcasing of the value and impact of opportunities in applied undergraduate research for students studying anthropology at Howard Community College.