TROY, University of Pisa partner to let students dig through history

Aug 12, 2019 377

A new cooperative partnership with an Italian university is giving Troy University archaeology students a chance to explore one of the world’s most historic areas. TROY students spent this summer working on a historical dig with the University of Pisa, the first in what are planned to become yearly trips to Italy.

The partnership came about due to the work of TROY First Lady Janice Hawkins and Dr. Stephen Carmody, Assistant Professor of Anthropology. “Mrs. Hawkins was heavily involved in the University’s Pietrasanta visits, and as she was over there last summer, the University of Pisa showed her their archaeology museum,” Carmody said.

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