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Innovative Technology and Relevant Experience Outside the Classroom

by Zoë Rahsman, Spring 2015 Intern Since the beginning of my Anthropological studies, I have been drawn to learning more about Archaeology.  In addition, as an Anthropology student here at Virginia Commonwealth University, I am constantly encouraged to pursue opportunities that allow me to gain revant experience outside of the classroom setting.  This semester, I was … Continue reading

I began the process of scanning loose human teeth

by Andrew Foster, 2015 Spring Intern My name is Andrew Foster, and I am a senior undergraduate student interning in the Virtual Curation Laboratory.  During the preceding winter intersession, I happened to take a one-week, intensive course on human dentition identification and development, and it was during this class that my interest was piqued regarding … Continue reading

Why I Put a Venus of Willendorf on a Bicycle and Other Adventures in 3D Scanning

by Bernard K. Means, Director For the second year in a row, the DDIG (Digital Data Interest Group) of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) sponsored a series of “Lightning Talks,” where more than a dozen presenters each had three minutes–and NO more–to get across their research into the digital humanities.  Last year I participated … Continue reading