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UA Alum Jennie Ebeling on Archaeology in Israel and Tucson

Jennie Ebeling, Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Evansville, has a special place in her heart for The University of Arizona. “UA was a great place to be. In terms of the resources available in the areas I was interested in, I was in the perfect place,” Ebeling said.

In addition to her position at the University of Evansville, Ebeling is currently a co-director of the Jezreel Expedition. Ebeling’s interest in archaeology was sparked during her undergraduate... Read more
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:35

Breaking In: Women’s Representation in Archaeology

Valerie Schlegel, an undergraduate Judaic Studies student, had the incredible opportunity to work on an excavation at Tel Abel Beth Maacah last summer. Last month, she was asked to write a post for the ASOR blog about her experience as a young woman breaking into the field of archaeology.


Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:13
Women on ASOR's Board of Trustees

As part of a series of posts on Women of Archaeology, Associate Professor Beth Nakhai wrote an article for the ASOR (American Schools of Oriental Research) blog. Entitled Women on ASOR's Board of Trustees, Professor Nakhai presents research she has been gathering about the leadership roles women have held in ASOR since its inception in 1900.


Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:09
Jewish History Museum Provides Unique History on Southwest Jews, Holocaust Survivors

 

Built in 1910, the building that is now the Jewish History Museum on South Stone Avenue has lived many lives. It was built to be the first synagogue in Tucson and served that purpose until 1949, when its founding congregation, Temple Emanu-El, outgrew the building and moved to a new home on Country Club, where it remains today. Between 1949 and 1982, the... Read more
Thu, 02/20/2014 - 13:55

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