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1 C.A.S.E. General Meeting #1 107 Carpenter 1/17/13

2 Welcome Back!  Stories in the newsnews  Introduce new officers  Katie Rhodes – Secretary  Emma Walde – Treasurer  On the Web:   82856283/?fref=ts 82856283/?fref=ts

3 Plans for the Semester  Week of February 4 th – Lab Panel  Week of February 18 th – Pre-Conference Meeting  Week of March 11 th – GIS information session  Week of March 26 th – Activity (digging involved?)

4 Plans for Semester  Socials and Trips  Hiking  Picnics  Dinners  Get-togethers

5 Northeastern Anthropological Association Conference  March 1 st and 2 nd  At the University of Maryland, College Park  Details (price, timetable, etc.) still to come 

6 “January Event”  This is happening.  Updates from Brandon

7 Logo Design + T-Shirt

8 Dues  In order to be an official club at Penn State we must have members pay dues.  $5.  This will help go towards helping to subsidize traveling, t-shirts, helping food for meetings  But in order to benefit from dues WE MUST HAVE PEOPLE PAY DUES


10 Weekly Colloquium  Every Friday, start at 3:30/3:45  Held in 202 Carpenter  Different speaker each week (psu faculty, grad students, visiting speaker)  Free food + drinks

11 ESM Career Fair  You are invited to participate in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Career Fair on Friday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Forest Resources Building. Wondering how this event is relevant to you? One of the exhibitors, the USDA Forest Service, has expressed a specific interest in talking with students in anthropology and archaeology! The complete exhibitor listing is posted at and will be updated periodically, and a flyer is attached. If you would like to get feedback on your resume before the event, then be sure to create a Network Symplicity account and upload your resume for review. You also can schedule an appointment with a Network staff member for a one-on-one review. Finally, be sure to click on the Events tab when logged into your Network Symplicity account, or visit our web site to see a list of other professional development opportunities available to you this semester. Symplicity list of other professional development opportunities

12 Fulbright UK Summer Program  APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2013 FULBRIGHT UK SUMMER INSTITUTES – DEADLINE 3/11  The U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to study in the United Kingdom. These summer programs provide the opportunity for U.S. undergraduates (over the age of 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to go to the U.K. on a three, four, five, or six week academic and cultural summer programStudents may now choose from *nine* different Institutes, across twelve host locations, in each of the four countries that comprise the United Kingdom. In addition to six programmes from previous years, and are proud to welcome three brand new Institutes with Strathclyde University/Dundee University, the University of Bristol, and the University of Exeter. Summer Institutes for US citizens  More information on each Institute can be found on our website uk/undergraduates). The deadline to apply is 11 March 2013. Follow @FulbrightAwards where we will post weekly application tips (‘Twips’) beginning in the New Year. Case studies of previous participants may be found online as well: fulbrighters. Please contact Dr. Ruth Mendum in the University Fellowships office for assistance with the application. website uk/undergraduates). fulbrighters

13 Discovery Grants  er_discovery/index.cfm er_discovery/index.cfm  Applications are due February 8 th by 5pm

14 Flyers for Field Schools  Tanzania Tanzania  Romania/Bioarchaeology Workshop Romania/Bioarchaeology Workshop  Experimental Archaeology Workshop Experimental Archaeology Workshop  Frontiers in Science Speaker Series Frontiers in Science Speaker Series

15 Presidential Leadership Academy  PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE  Applications are now being accepted for admission into the Presidential Leadership Academy for fall 2013. The Academy is open to first-year Penn State students interested in a three- year program to: Develop Critical Thinking, Meet National Leaders and Decision Makers, Research Problems and attend Field Trips. Applications are on line at apply.cfm. If you have any questions, contact Lisa Breon at

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