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Matt Larsen, Texas Historical Commission – Historic Sites Division

View the full report here. In the spring of 2014, I interned at the Curation Lab of the Historic Sites Division of the Texas Historical Commission (THC). I chose this internship to learn more about historical archaeology and the curation of archaeological materials, aspects of archaeology with which I had only rudimentary experience through textbooks. […]


Crystal McGowan, Veterans Evidence-based Research, Dissemination, and Implementation Center

During the spring semester of 2014, I interned as a research assistant at the Veterans Evidence-based Research, Dissemination, and Implementation Center (VERDICT). This experience aided in my understanding of the research being conducted to benefit veterans. Located in San Antonio at Audie L. Murphy Hospital, VERDICT is a joint project between the VA and the […]



Zoe Heinsohn, The Witte Museum

Since its inception in the early 20th century, the Witte Museum has been the product of organized community effort. In the early 1920s, the city of San Antonio was growing but lacked persons of sufficient wealth to provide the money needed to open a museum. In the first half of the decade, a diverse group […]


Carissa Spady, Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State

The main part of my internship at the Forensic Anthropology Center at Texas State (FACTS), other than processing and labeling remains, has been to document rates of decomposition using two different scoring techniques. The data collection is going to be used to create a paper or poster showing the trends and rates of decomposition in […]