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Integrate archaeology, architecture, engineering, art history, and more

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Attend field schools in Bermuda, Italy, or Ghana

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Help interpret, conserve, and restore the world’s cultural heritage

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Major & Minor

Earn a BA degree or take coursework in archaeology, technology, and historical structures.

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Senior Projects

Student research covers a range of topics, from water-driven manufacturing in Upstate New York to structural analysis of Gothic cathedrals.

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We regularly host faculty and speakers from around the world during the academic year.

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ATHS Public Lecture

Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research in Ghana

Join the University of Rochester's Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures Program on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Gamble Room (Rush Rhees Library, 3rd floor) for a public event on Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research in Ghana.

Lectures will be given by Renato Perucchio (University of Rochester), Samuel Amartey (University of Syracuse), and Samuel Nkumbaan (University of Ghana).

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Feature Story

Discovering Ghana

University of Rochester students participated in a field school in Ghana, learning about historic coastal forts built as early as the 15th century. Led by Professors Renato Perucchio and Chris Muir, and teaching assistant William Green, the students are studying the engineering, historical, and cultural aspects of these structures; visiting other points of interest in Ghana; and sharing their experiences.

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