UTRA students Jonathan Migliori, Noah Wiener, Ashley Greene & Andrew Bearnot display their poster at the undergraduate summer research symposium, August 1, 2008.

The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology is proud to announce that four students have been awarded Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRA) for the spring semester:

Megan Boomer
"Muslim Societies through Objects: Teaching Units Based on the F. E. Day Collection of Artifacts"
Faculty Advisor: Ian Straughn

Moira Kyweluk
"Faunal Remains from the Greene Farm Archaeology Project"
Faculty Advisor: Krysta Ryzewski

Harrison Stark and Jonathan Migliori
“Hot Rocks!  Global Warming, Archaeology, and Protecting the Past for the Future”
Faculty Advisor: Michelle Berenfeld

These students will be collaborating with their Institute faculty advisors to complete research projects over the course of the semester, as recipients of the Dean of the College's first-ever semester-long UTRA's.

Past recipients of summer UTRA's include the students pictured above, who participated in Material Matters!, a ten week summer research project that encompassed archaeological fieldwork and materials science labwork.

The application deadline for Summer 2009 UTRAs is February 6, 2009. Application forms will be available online on the Dean of the College's website.