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Recent News

Roxanne Merritt, 1978 HMS alum, inducted as an honorary member of the 3 special operations regiments.

                           

 

Glenn G. Fernández-Céspedes, June 2024, accepted a position with Sierra Forensic Consulting, Inc. in Sacramento, California. He will be conducting archaeological monitoring in the greater Sacramento area.

Laura Ridge, June 2024, presented on her internship work at The Chisholm. The presentation was titled: Collections and Chuckwagons: My Internship at the Chisholm. 

Zachary Davis, May 2024, presented on his internship work at the Mabee Regional Heritage Center. The presentation was titled: Doors, Dolls, and Dendro: 6 months of community engagement at the Mabee Regional Heritage Center.

Kacie Howard, May 2024, presented on her internship work at the National Medal of Honor Museum. The presentation was titled: How to Build a Museum While Building Your Career: Interning at the National Medal of Honor Museum.

Deidre Howard, a current HMS graduate student, just accepted a new position as Registrar at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

Glenn G. Fernández-Céspedes, March 2024, completed his Master's thesis research titled: A Geoheritage Perspective on the Dugouts of Northwest Texas.

Madison Westfall, March 2024, completed her Master's thesis research titled:  Jackets, Pedestals, and Threats of Disassociation: Analysis of Tracking Systems for Unprocessed Materials in Museums.

Alyssa DeWaele, March 2024, completed her Master's thesis research titled: A Cross-Sectional Review of How Museums and Cultural Institutions are Using Immersive Technologies in Mobile Applications.

Madison Westfall, a May 2024 HMS graduate, just accepted her first position as Assistant Collection Manager — Samples at the Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark.

Brooke Thorson, December 2023 HMS graduate, just accepted her first position as Education and Curatorial Associate at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology.

Congratulations to Zachary Taylor, who just accepted a 2024 internship at the Jimmy Dean Museum in Plainview, Texas.