Monday , 28 July 2014

More than Just Airfare: ASOR’s Good Investment

More than Just Airfare: ASOR’s Good Investment

By: Mehrnoush Soroush, 2012 Heritage Fellow In the summer of 2012, I received an ASOR fellowship to join a field project in central Turkey, in the region of Cappadocia. Elsewhere, ...

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A Lasting Impact on My Head and Heart

A Lasting Impact on My Head and Heart

By: Heather Pillette, Asbury Seminary, 2012 Heritage Fellow It was a huge honor and great blessing to be one of the recipients of the Heritage Fellowship last year.  I journeyed t ...

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Archaeology Students, the Academic Artists

Archaeology Students, the Academic Artists

By: Justin Yoo, 2011 Platt Fellow I once heard it said about artists, that they essentially go through life as ‘beggars.’ Even when they are employed, they are always looking for ...

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A Quadcopter over Tel Dan

A Quadcopter over Tel Dan

By: Thomas Beyl, 2012 Heritage Fellow This past summer I had the great honor of receiving an ASOR Heritage Fellowship, which allowed me to pursue my dream of using a remote contro ...

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A Monumental Surprise in Turkey

A Monumental Surprise in Turkey

By: Dylan Johnson, 2012 Heritage Fellow ASOR’s Heritage Fellowship afforded me, along with many other students with an interest in Near Eastern archaeology, the opportunity to par ...

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Support Archaeology Students

Support Archaeology Students

Haven’t given to ASOR’s March Fellowship Madness yet? We are giving away a copy of The Photographs of the American Palestine Exploration Society (AASOR v. 66) by Rachel Hallote, F ...

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Fulfilling my Dream

Fulfilling my Dream

By: Kristen Johnson, 2012 Heritage Fellow As someone who has spent a large portion of their adult life studying the intricacies of the Hebrew Bible narrative, subscribing to Bibli ...

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A Wonderful Season

A Wonderful Season

By: Amanda Hopkins, 2012 Heritage Fellow I received financial assistance as a Heritage Fellowship recipient which helped me to purchase my plane ticket. In addition to this practi ...

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ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Helping Students Achieve Their Aspirations

ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Helping Students Achieve Their Aspirations

By: Stephanie Boonstra, 2012 Heritage Fellow Returning to Khirbat al-Mudayna as a square supervisor this past summer was a life-changing experience for me.  I was awarded the Heri ...

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With ASOR’s Help No Need to Stowaway

With ASOR’s Help No Need to Stowaway

By: Sara Rich, 2012 Platt Fellow, Mazotos Shipwreck Excavation, Cyprus Last summer, I received a Platt Foundation Fellowship to return for the third season of the Mazotos Shipwrec ...

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ASOR Heritage Fellowship: The Beginning of a Grand Adventure

ASOR Heritage Fellowship: The Beginning of a Grand Adventure

By: Nate Ramsayer, M.A. student in Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near East at Brandeis University, 2012 Heritage Fellow My participation in fieldwork was entirely predicated upon recei ...

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Changing perceptions through fieldwork

Changing perceptions through fieldwork

By: Nicholas Ames, 2012 Platt Fellow The first thing that struck me once the post-excavation haze wore off a few weeks after my return to the United States, was the sudden realiza ...

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The Platt Fellowship’s Impact

The Platt Fellowship’s Impact

By: Andrew LoPinto, 2012 Platt Fellow Being selected to receive the ASOR Platt Excavation Fellowship has profoundly impacted me and my career in numerous ways.  On a practical lev ...

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The Platt Fellowship Changed My Life

The Platt Fellowship Changed My Life

By: Caroline Carter, 2012 Platt Fellow In the summer of 2011, I attended my first archaeological excavation during the opening season of the Huqoq Excavation Project in Huqoq, Isr ...

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ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Supporting Nautical Archaeology

ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Supporting Nautical Archaeology

Receiving the Heritage Fellowship from ASOR made an incredible difference for me as a graduate student in Nautical Archaeology. Funding through my university for field work is ver ...

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ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Supporting Student Research in Jordan

ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Supporting Student Research in Jordan

This past summer I received a Heritage Fellowship to carry out excavation and research in Amman, Jordan. I had applied for this fellowship for assistance with airfare and living c ...

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March Fellowship Madness Update!

March Fellowship Madness Update!

We’re a week and a half into March Fellowship Madness and we’re making great progress! So far 39 generous donors have given a total of $5,055 for fellowships! We have raised money ...

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ASOR Platt Fellowship: Supporting Student Research at Çatalhöyük

ASOR Platt Fellowship: Supporting Student Research at Çatalhöyük

Thanks to ASOR, I am now afraid of dogs. I should clarify: I am afraid of dogs because I was chased down by vicious, barking, salivating, mastiff-sized köpekler in central Turkey. ...

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March Fellowship Madness Update! Week One

March Fellowship Madness Update! Week One

We are pleased to announce that in the first five days of March Fellowship Madness we have raised nearly $4,500 for fellowships! At least four additional students will now receive ...

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The ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Supporting Student Research in Western Anatolia

The ASOR Heritage Fellowship: Supporting Student Research in Western Anatolia

By Kyle Egerer and Peter Cobb We, Kyle Egerer and Peter Cobb, were recipients of the ASOR Heritage Fellowship for the 2011 season of the Central Lydia Archaeological Survey (CLAS) ...

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