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Unbending the Past at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

By Bernard K. Means, project director At the invitation of Emily Williams, archaeological conservator at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, I returned to Williamsburg on Friday, April 26, 2013 to scan an historic artifact.  I was accompanied by Virginia Commonwealth University students Mariana Zechini and Crystal Castleberry, both of whom have been actively doing research in … Continue reading

Virtual Curation Laboratory @ VCU Undergraduate Research Conference 2013

by Bernard K. Means, director Yesterday (April 24, 2013) I had the pleasure of participating along with six undergraduate students in an undergraduate research poster session sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU)  Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).  The UROP research poster session brings together students from across the Monroe Park and Medical College of Virginia … Continue reading

Preserving Pennsylvania’s Past through Archaeological Visualization and 3D Digital Modeling

By Bernard K. Means, Project Director For over a year, the Virtual Curation Laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has partnered with a number of individuals and institutions to preserve Pennsylvania’s past in a dynamic, three-dimensional (3D) digital format.  Artifacts dating from the American Indian occupations of the Paleoindian period to early 19th century free … Continue reading